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

Teach Online with Canvas
Date:
Thu, Aug 1, 2013 to Sat, Dec 31, 2022
(All day)
Facilitator(s): Online
Location: Online

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.

Unlimited spaces remaining
Monday Meditation
Date: Mon, Aug 19, 2019
1:45PM to 2:15PM
Facilitator(s): Erik Huntsinger
Location: MON-CTL 157B

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.

10 spaces out of 17
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Drupal Training
Date: Tue, Aug 20, 2019
10:30AM to 12:00PM
Facilitator(s): Chris Celeya
Location: MON-CTL 157B

Learn to edit and manage Drupal pages in the EMCC website. This workshop is required to get access to editing Drupal pages in your area.

16 spaces out of 17
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Advancement and Sabbatical Workshop
Date: Fri, Aug 23, 2019
12:00PM to 1:00PM
Facilitator(s): Weiru Chang
Location: MON-CTL N

Are you a residential faculty member interested in learning more about sabbaticals or advancement? Come to this session to plan your sabbatical and learn how you can qualify for academic and non-academic advancement to help move along the pay scale.

47 spaces out of 50
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SAC Understanding the Levels of Learning Outcomes
Date: Mon, Aug 26, 2019
1:00PM to 2:00PM
Facilitator(s): Becky Baranowski, Roni Collazo
Location: MON-CTL S

The purpose of this session will be to discuss the classroom vs. program vs. institute. Light refreshments will be provided.

42 spaces out of 50
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Monday Meditation
Date: Mon, Aug 26, 2019
1:45PM to 2:15PM
Facilitator(s): Erik Huntsinger
Location: MON-CTL 157B

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.

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Google Suite Overview
Date: Wed, Aug 28, 2019
2:00PM to 3:00PM
Facilitator(s): Najmah Muhammad
Location: MON-CTL 157B

Learn about the different Google products and how it can be your tool for success in the workplace or classroom.

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SAC Classroom Conversation
Date: Fri, Aug 30, 2019
12:00PM to 1:30PM
Facilitator(s): Becky Baranowski, Roni Collazo
Location: MON-CTL S

The luncheon will present and discuss the results  from the Institutional Level Learning Outcomes from Fall 2018, Spring 2019, and Summer 2019. What do we do with the data? Now what?

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The New Online Adjunct Orientation
Date: Tue, Sep 3, 2019
3:00PM to 4:00PM
Facilitator(s): Leslie Arriaga, Jill Santy
Location: MON-CTL S

The New Online Adjunct Orientation: Learn about and enroll in the self-paced Adjunct Faculty Online Orientation that has just gone live for Fall semester. As a new or continuing adjunct, this gives you easy access to all resources you need to be 
successful here at EMCC-- plus a Badge!    

49 spaces out of 50
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Teach Online with Canvas
Date:
Thu, Aug 1, 2013 to Sat, Dec 31, 2022
(All day)
Facilitator(s): Online
Location: Online

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.

Unlimited spaces remaining
Saturday Morning Workshop: Active Learning Strategies
Date: Date: Sat, Sep 7, 2019
8:00AM to 11:30AM
Location: MON 284

This session will be filled with adventure starting off with EMCC Gardens, Owls, and
Snakes, Oh My! Learn creative approaches to learning from this unique opportunity. Van
transportation will be provided to visit on-campus sites. Participants will use creativity to
design active learning opportunities for their classes and to identify ways to
incorporate the animals and gardens into their classes.

Facilitator(s): Jarod Raithel, Michelle Breaux
30 spaces out of 32
CAFÉ Credit approved
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Saturday Morning Workshop: How the Brain Learns: Discussion of Neurodiversity Among Students
Date: Date: Sat, Sep 21, 2019
8:00AM to 11:30AM
Location: MON284

Things like TBIs (Traumatic Brain Injuries), Depression, being on the Autism Spectrum, Stress, etc. can impact how a student learns. Come to this presentation to have a preliminary discussion on how stressors and genetic predispositions can impact a learner, and ideally, how we can support those learners in our school. This discussion will specifically cover the mechanisms the brain uses to remember things; including how to make it more likely to remember (persistence, making learning interesting, exciting, and therefore memorable (how), and stress (how it interferes with learning and how to decrease it).

Facilitator(s): Erica Wager, Sandy Zetlan
28 spaces out of 30
CAFÉ Credit approved
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Saturday Morning Workshop: New Approaches in the Classroom [tech]Teach: Getting Apps To Work For You and Inclusion of Art Across the Curriculum
Date: Date: Sat, Oct 5, 2019
8:00AM to 11:30AM
Location: MON 284

Participants will have the opportunity to look at two very different approaches in the classroom. Using apps, participants will learn to streamline their classroom workflow; they will create interactive lessons integrated into Canvas; and learn to generate QR codes and shortened links for your lessons.  In Part 2 participants will use resources to include art across the curriculum including assessment; we will brainstorm art activities for specific disciplines and create a sample; finally, we will build on ideas and brainstorm questions.

Facilitator(s): Leslie Arriaga, Olga Tsoudis
30 spaces out of 32
CAFÉ Credit approved
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Skills Credentialing Course: Advanced CANVAS
Date: Date:
Mon, Oct 14, 2019 to Sat, Nov 2, 2019
(All day)
Location: Online

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
23 spaces out of 30
CAFÉ Credit approved FPG approved
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