Center for Teaching and Learning

Workshops

Invest in yourself! This is your time for Professional Development! Open to ALL Employees - Adjunct Faculty, Residential Faculty, and Staff.

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CAFÉ Credit approved event. FPG approved Faculty Professional Growth approved event.

*Notice: Event enrollments close (in most cases) one hour before the event starts.

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Adjunct Faculty - CAFE Credits are designated with and are eligible for stipends. Please note: 9 credits max allotted.

Date(s) Time(s) Location Spaces
Teach Online with Canvas Thu, Aug 1, 2013 to Sat, Dec 31, 2022 (All day) Online Unlimited Register here

Four online modules will be provided to enable faculty (residential and adjunct) to learn the basics of the new LMS. EMCC faculty, adept in technology, will be able to use this self-paced workshop proficient with Canvas system.

Facilitator(s): Online
Skills Credentialing Course: Advanced CANVAS Mon, Oct 14, 2019 to Fri, Nov 22, 2019 (All day) Online 3 Closed

Advanced Canvas is a 6 week Online course designed to teach faculty and staff about the more complex features of Canvas. We will cover features such as Analytics, 3rd Party Apps, and module design.

Pending FPG approval.
Cafe Credits subject to approval

Facilitator(s): Chris Wacaser
Skills Credentialing: Basic Video Production Mon, Oct 14, 2019 to Fri, Nov 22, 2019 1:00PM to 2:00PM MON-CTL 157B 0 Full

In-person meetings from 1:00-2:00pm on 10/23, 10/30, 11/6, 11/13, 11/20

In this six-week hybrid workshop, learn the basic skills of video production.  Learn fundamental principles for creating videos using common devices (e.g., a smartphone), perform basic editing functions, render a video file, and upload to a website. Pending FPG approval.

Facilitator(s): Daniel Reichstein, Jim Heinrich
Monday Meditation Mon, Oct 21, 2019 1:45PM to 2:15PM MON-CTL 157B 13

Join us for mindful meditation - get out of the whirlwind of life’s stressors and focus on you. Scientific research suggests mindful meditation reduces stress while improving focus and working memory. We will discuss the benefits (and challenges) of meditation and practice it using various mindful techniques. Everyone is welcome from novices to regular practitioners, to the simply curious.

Facilitator(s): Erik Huntsinger
National CyberSecurity Awareness Month Tue, Oct 22, 2019 2:00PM to 3:00PM MON-CTL N 45

Your personal data is on the loose! Join us to learn more about how to better understand your data and the data you steward. We'll help you improve your cyber hygiene and better protect your privacy. 

Facilitator(s): Dave Eilken, Mark McKnight
New Course Development Wed, Oct 23, 2019 2:00PM to 3:00PM MON-CTL 157B 14

Join us and learn how to develop engaging online, hybrid, and face-to-face courses using simple tools and techniques that enhance teaching & learning. Bring your devices or use ours! Light snacks will be provided.

Facilitator(s): Najmah Muhammad, Pam Grady
Closed-captioning for Videos Thu, Oct 24, 2019 3:00PM to 4:00PM MON-CTL 157B 13

Video content that is to be used by the college must have closed-captions available in order to be ADA compliant. This workshop will explore the methods of  creating closed-captions for videos using YouTube's built-in captioning tool and Amara.org's video subtitling tool.

Facilitator(s): Daniel Reichstein
3D Printing Hands on Experience Mon, Oct 28, 2019 1:00PM to 1:30PM MAR 139 0 Full

The 3D printing face-to-face portion will be 10/28/19 between 1 and 4. When you register you will pick a 30-minute time slot for your F2F work on the 3D printer. This opportunity will be limited to 12 individuals so that you get time on the printer (Don’t worry there will be more opportunities). You will have work you need to complete after you register before your F2F time on 10/28. Once you register you will be given a link for the pre-work.

Facilitator(s): Dwain Desbian
3D Printing Hands on Experience Mon, Oct 28, 2019 1:30PM to 2:00PM MAR 139 0 Full

The 3D printing face-to-face portion will be 10/28/19 between 1 and 4. When you register you will pick a 30-minute time slot for your F2F work on the 3D printer. This opportunity will be limited to 12 individuals so that you get time on the printer (Don’t worry there will be more opportunities). You will have work you need to complete after you register before your F2F time on 10/28. Once you register you will be given a link for the pre-work.

Facilitator(s): Dwain Desbian
Monday Meditation Mon, Oct 28, 2019 1:45PM to 2:15PM MON-CTL 157B 15

Join us for mindful meditation - get out of the whirlwind of life’s stressors and focus on you. Scientific research suggests mindful meditation reduces stress while improving focus and working memory. We will discuss the benefits (and challenges) of meditation and practice it using various mindful techniques. Everyone is welcome from novices to regular practitioners, to the simply curious.

Facilitator(s): Erik Huntsinger
3D Printing Hands on Experience Mon, Oct 28, 2019 2:00PM to 2:30PM MAR139 0 Full

The 3D printing face-to-face portion will be 10/28/19 between 1 and 4. When you register you will pick a 30-minute time slot for your F2F work on the 3D printer. This opportunity will be limited to 12 individuals so that you get time on the printer (Don’t worry there will be more opportunities). You will have work you need to complete after you register before your F2F time on 10/28. Once you register you will be given a link for the pre-work.

Facilitator(s): Dwain Desbian
3D Printing Hands on Experience Mon, Oct 28, 2019 2:30PM to 3:00PM MAR 139 0 Full

The 3D printing face-to-face portion will be 10/28/19 between 1 and 4. When you register you will pick a 30-minute time slot for your F2F work on the 3D printer. This opportunity will be limited to 12 individuals so that you get time on the printer (Don’t worry there will be more opportunities). You will have work you need to complete after you register before your F2F time on 10/28. Once you register you will be given a link for the pre-work.

Facilitator(s): Dwain Desbian
3D Printing Hands on Experience Mon, Oct 28, 2019 3:00PM to 3:30PM MAR139 0 Full

The 3D printing face-to-face portion will be 10/28/19 between 1 and 4. When you register you will pick a 30-minute time slot for your F2F work on the 3D printer. This opportunity will be limited to 12 individuals so that you get time on the printer (Don’t worry there will be more opportunities). You will have work you need to complete after you register before your F2F time on 10/28. Once you register you will be given a link for the pre-work.

Facilitator(s): Dwain Desbian
3D Printing Hands on Experience Mon, Oct 28, 2019 3:30PM to 4:00PM MAR 139 0 Full

The 3D printing face-to-face portion will be 10/28/19 between 1 and 4. When you register you will pick a 30-minute time slot for your F2F work on the 3D printer. This opportunity will be limited to 12 individuals so that you get time on the printer (Don’t worry there will be more opportunities). You will have work you need to complete after you register before your F2F time on 10/28. Once you register you will be given a link for the pre-work.

Facilitator(s): Dwain Desbian
How to Have Difficult Conversations Tue, Oct 29, 2019 9:00AM to 12:00PM Plaza Gallery 31

Most people avoid discussing critical issues for many reasons. In this training, we will discuss why we avoid difficult conversations and what it is costing us by not having the conversations we need to have. We will also share information on how to address tough topics in a healthy way, and offer suggestions on how to start the conversation.

Facilitator(s): Alicia Martindale
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