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.

To register for a workshop, click Login in the upper right or at the bottom of the page to login using your MEID and MEID password.

AssessmentAssessment
AsynchronousAsynchronous
Audio/VideoAudio/Video
Cafe CreditsCafe Credits
Diversity, Equity, InclusionDiversity, Equity, Inclusion
Faculty Professional GrowthFaculty Professional Growth
Healthy LivingHealthy Living
On DemandOn Demand
Skills CredentialingSkills Credentialing
Student Success StrategiesStudent Success Strategies
TechnologyTechnology

*Notice: Event enrollments will not be available 24 hours prior to the start of the event.

Adjunct Faculty Online Orientation
Facilitator(s): Online
Location: Online

Six modules of resources for all adjuncts whether you're brand new to EMCC or just have some questions.  You can also earn a badge!  From "The 411" to more detailed information, this resource will make your semester much smoother.

DRS OCR Faculty Training
Location: Online

As part of an agreement with the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR), the College is required to provide and document training attendance for all faculty (residential and adjunct) regarding roles and responsibilities related to the implementation and/or monitoring of approved academic adjustments of students with disabilities.

This training and acknowledgment is mandatory and must be completed by all faculty members (residential and adjunct) by Friday, December 3, 2021.

Effective Course Design
Facilitator(s): Online
Location: Online

This is a self-paced course for faculty course developers who are interested in earning the Effective Course Design Badge. It will guide you in developing a course that aligns with and meets the high standards of Quality Matters.

Personalized Canvas Training
Date: Fri, Dec 17, 2021 11:45AM
Facilitator(s): Chris Wacaser
Location: Hyflex

Would you like to meet one-on-one to get some personalized Canvas Training? Whether it’s addressing a specific Canvas question you have or just interested in a new tool, the CTL can meet your needs. Schedule some time today!

Teach Online with Canvas
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.

July

Tech Summer Series: Google Suite Overview
Date: Wed, Jul 6, 2022 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Facilitator(s): Najmah Muhammad
Location: Online

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

Unlimited spaces available
Weekly Meditation Session
Date: Mon, Jul 11, 2022 1:00PM to 1:30PM
Facilitator(s): Yvette Morales-Moller
Location: Online

Join us for community mindfulness meditation! Learn the method and get plenty of practice. For beginners to advancing practitioners.

Unlimited spaces available
Dynamic Mobility
Date: Wed, Jul 13, 2022 12:00PM to 12:30PM
Facilitator(s): Lyle Bartelt
Location: Student Union Exercise Room (STU 170A)

Dynamic Mobility, also known as Dynamic Flexibility is a method of mild physical activity designed to relieve muscle tension, ease aching joints, promote circulation, and encourage deep breathing. While Dynamic Mobility exercises can be a very effective warm up for vigorous physical conditioning, they are also effective in simply helping us feel better by getting us out of the static postures imposed by our workstations.

Sessions are only 20 minutes. All you need is about 30 minutes total to get there, participate, and get back to your work area.

Exercise attire is not necessary. Just wear easy to move in business casual clothes. Slacks with some stretch or “give” and Polo shirts or equivalent tops would work well.

Unlimited spaces available
Dynamic Mobility
Date: Wed, Jul 13, 2022 1:00PM to 1:30PM
Facilitator(s): Lyle Bartelt
Location: Student Union Exercise Room (STU 170A)

Dynamic Mobility, also known as Dynamic Flexibility is a method of mild physical activity designed to relieve muscle tension, ease aching joints, promote circulation, and encourage deep breathing. While Dynamic Mobility exercises can be a very effective warm up for vigorous physical conditioning, they are also effective in simply helping us feel better by getting us out of the static postures imposed by our workstations.

Sessions are only 20 minutes. All you need is about 30 minutes total to get there, participate, and get back to your work area.

Exercise attire is not necessary. Just wear easy to move in business casual clothes. Slacks with some stretch or “give” and Polo shirts or equivalent tops would work well.

Unlimited spaces available
Weekly Meditation Session
Date: Mon, Jul 18, 2022 1:00PM to 1:30PM
Facilitator(s): Jason Martinez
Location: Online

Join us for community mindfulness meditation! Learn the method and get plenty of practice. For beginners to advancing practitioners.

Unlimited spaces available
How to Make a Lightboard Video
Date: Tue, Jul 19, 2022 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Facilitator(s): Dan Reichstein
Location: Hyflex

Our Lightboard is an illuminated plexiglass board that allows you to create next level whiteboard video presentations. We offer Neon markers, yard stick and a dedicated recording station where you can capture your white board presentations as mp4 videos. Once completed you can easily upload your file for online video sharing.

Unlimited spaces available
Creating a Sense of Belonging by Embracing Diversity
Date: Tue, Jul 19, 2022 1:00PM to 2:00PM
Facilitator(s): Deborah Cotton
Location: Online

Join us as we focus on strategies to promote, embrace, and support difference. (ie disabilities, gender, religion, and culture)

Unlimited spaces available
Let's Talk Healthy Relationships
Date: Wed, Jul 20, 2022 11:00AM to 12:00PM
Facilitator(s): Deborah Cotton
Location: Online

Healthy relationships are important for a healthy life. This presentation will explore how to create positivity in your life.

Unlimited spaces available
Become More Resilient Dealing with Change in Your Life
Date: Wed, Jul 27, 2022 1:00PM to 2:00PM
Facilitator(s): Deborah Cotton
Location: Online

Prioritize your health and come learn how to become more resilient when coping with change.

Unlimited spaces available
Screen Recording
Date: Wed, Jul 27, 2022 3:00PM to 4:00PM
Facilitator(s): Dan Reichstein
Location: Online

Creating videos by recording your computer screen can be very effective in sharing information or a technical process. In this workshop, we will go through the screen recording features in MicroSoft PowerPoint and OBS screen recorder to create engaging content.

Unlimited spaces available
Dynamic Mobility
Date: Thu, Jul 28, 2022 12:30PM to 1:00PM
Facilitator(s): Lyle Bartelt
Location: Student Union Exercise Room (STU 170A)

Dynamic Mobility, also known as Dynamic Flexibility is a method of mild physical activity designed to relieve muscle tension, ease aching joints, promote circulation, and encourage deep breathing. While Dynamic Mobility exercises can be a very effective warm up for vigorous physical conditioning, they are also effective in simply helping us feel better by getting us out of the static postures imposed by our workstations.

Sessions are only 20 minutes. All you need is about 30 minutes total to get there, participate, and get back to your work area.

Exercise attire is not necessary. Just wear easy to move in business casual clothes. Slacks with some stretch or “give” and Polo shirts or equivalent tops would work well.

Unlimited spaces available
Dynamic Mobility
Date: Thu, Jul 28, 2022 1:30PM to 2:00PM
Facilitator(s): Lyle Bartelt
Location: Student Union Exercise Room (STU 170A)

Dynamic Mobility, also known as Dynamic Flexibility is a method of mild physical activity designed to relieve muscle tension, ease aching joints, promote circulation, and encourage deep breathing. While Dynamic Mobility exercises can be a very effective warm up for vigorous physical conditioning, they are also effective in simply helping us feel better by getting us out of the static postures imposed by our workstations.

Sessions are only 20 minutes. All you need is about 30 minutes total to get there, participate, and get back to your work area.

Exercise attire is not necessary. Just wear easy to move in business casual clothes. Slacks with some stretch or “give” and Polo shirts or equivalent tops would work well.

Unlimited spaces available

August

Weekly Meditation Session
Date: Mon, Aug 1, 2022 1:00PM to 1:30PM
Facilitator(s): Yvette Morales-Moller
Location: Hyflex

Join us for community mindfulness meditation! Learn the method and get plenty of practice. For beginners to advancing practitioners.

Unlimited spaces available
Closed-captioning Videos for ADA Compliance
Date: Tue, Aug 2, 2022 11:00AM to 12:00PM
Facilitator(s): Dan Reichstein
Location: Online

Are you looking to use of the closed-captioning tools available in YouTube and Amara.org? This workshop will provide the necessary steps to make your online videos ADA compliant. We will also have a Q&A session to allow attendees to ask questions or troubleshoot issues with the available closed-captioning methods. A video example will be provided for practice.

Unlimited spaces available
Weekly Meditation Session
Date: Mon, Aug 8, 2022 1:00PM to 1:30PM
Facilitator(s): Erik Huntsinger
Location: Hyflex

Join us for community mindfulness meditation! Learn the method and get plenty of practice. For beginners to advancing practitioners.

Unlimited spaces available
Discussion Bored: How to effectively design online discussion assignments
Date: Tue, Aug 9, 2022 1:00PM to 2:00PM
Facilitator(s): Erik Huntsinger
Location: Hyflex

Discussion assignments hold the potential to engage students and instructors alike in recalling, synthesizing, and making sense of course material in their own lives. However, discussion assignments often come off as a dry, pedantic exercise for all involved. What are the secrets to designing engaging discussion assignments? Learn new ideas and share what's working for you.

Unlimited spaces available
Weekly Meditation Session
Date: Mon, Aug 15, 2022 1:00PM to 1:30PM
Facilitator(s): Jason Martinez
Location: Hyflex

Join us for community mindfulness meditation! Learn the method and get plenty of practice. For beginners to advancing practitioners.

Unlimited spaces available
Skills Credentialing Celebration
Date: Thu, Aug 18, 2022 2:00PM to 3:00PM
Facilitator(s): Erik Huntsinger, Najmah Muhammad, Deborah Cotton, Leslie Arriaga
Location: Hyflex

Join us in celebrating the skills credentialing badge recipients of AY21/22.

Unlimited spaces available
Weekly Meditation Session
Date: Mon, Aug 22, 2022 1:00PM to 1:30PM
Facilitator(s): Erik Huntsinger
Location: Hyflex

Join us for community mindfulness meditation! Learn the method and get plenty of practice. For beginners to advancing practitioners.

Unlimited spaces available
How to Care for Your Probationary Faculty Mentee: PAR Mentor Information for 2021-2022
Date: Mon, Aug 22, 2022 2:00PM to 3:00PM
Facilitator(s): Anastasia Amabisca
Location: Online

Whether you are a brand new PAR mentor or an experienced one, this session will provide you with updated information on the PAR process and offer some suggestions for further supporting your mentee. Participants will also have the opportunity to share ideas and experiences with one another to help foster a supportive network for mentors as well.

Unlimited spaces available
How to Care for Your Probationary Faculty Mentee: PAR Mentor Information for 2021-2022
Date: Tue, Aug 23, 2022 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Facilitator(s): Anastasia Amabisca
Location: Online

Whether you are a brand new PAR mentor or an experienced one, this session will provide you with updated information on the PAR process and offer some suggestions for further supporting your mentee. Participants will also have the opportunity to share ideas and experiences with one another to help foster a supportive network for mentors as well.

Unlimited spaces available
CLOs, PLOs, ILOs - Oh My! Making Sense of Assessment at EMCC
Date: Tue, Aug 23, 2022 1:00PM to 2:00PM
Facilitator(s): Erik Huntsinger
Location: Hyflex

There are a lot of acronyms floating around the area of assessment. This workshop breaks down the difference between these three different levels of learning outcomes, including examples of each. Time will be available to start brainstorming how these fit into your discipline and courses, including just-in-time feedback.

Unlimited spaces available
Lunch n Learn Canvas Studio
Date: Fri, Aug 26, 2022 12:00PM to 1:30PM
Facilitator(s): Najmah Muhammad, Amy Hill, Erik Huntsinger
Location: Hyflex

Canvas Studio is a new feature within Canvas that allows both faculty and students to create and edit videos directly within the Canvas LMS platform. Learn how to add quiz question and enable comments to increase student engagement and assess learning in your classes, regardless of modality.

Unlimited spaces available
Weekly Meditation Session
Date: Mon, Aug 29, 2022 1:00PM to 1:30PM
Facilitator(s): Erik Huntsinger
Location: Hyflex

Join us for community mindfulness meditation! Learn the method and get plenty of practice. For beginners to advancing practitioners.

Unlimited spaces available
Using A Voice Generator for Video Projects
Date: Wed, Aug 31, 2022 11:00AM to 12:00PM
Facilitator(s): Dan Reichstein
Location: Online

Computer generated voices can be a useful tool for video creation. In this workshop we will walk through the steps of where to access voice generator software, enter in dialogue and capture quality mp3 files for your video project.

Unlimited spaces available

September

Making the Most of Your IDP: Critical Reflection
Date: Thu, Sep 1, 2022 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Facilitator(s): Anastasia Amabisca
Location: Online

Critical reflection is an essential component of the IDP for probationary faculty to demonstrate how they are engaging in reflective practice. Yet articulating one’s thoughts in non-verbal ways can often feel intimidating and difficult to present. This session will provide current probationary faculty with some practical strategies for ensuring that critical reflection is not only evident but thorough on the IDP.

Unlimited spaces available
So You Want to Assess Program Learning Outcomes?
Date: Fri, Sep 2, 2022 1:00PM to 2:00PM
Facilitator(s): Erik Huntsinger
Location: Hyflex

Assessing program learning outcomes might be the most difficult learning outcomes to assess at community colleges, yet never has it been more important, especially with the growth of four year degrees in the future. Consider different approaches to assessing program learning outcomes and discuss what might work for you in your discipline or division.

Unlimited spaces available
Fostering Grit and Resilience in Nontraditional Students
Date: Tue, Sep 6, 2022 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Facilitator(s): Kortney Song
Location: Online

Nontraditional students (25+ year olds) are the fastest growing populations in higher education, yet have the highest attrition rate. Learn the barriers to academic success that nontraditional students face, and discuss how faculty and staff can promote their resilience and grit to overcome these barriers and increase their chances of success.

Unlimited spaces available
Managing Your YouTube Channel
Date: Tue, Sep 6, 2022 2:00PM to 3:00PM
Facilitator(s): Dan Reichstein
Location: Hyflex

Did you know that you have a YouTube channel connected to your Maricopa email? In this workshop we will cover how to login to YouTube, the steps to upload video content, methods for optimizing the automatic closed-captioning tool and how to share/embed videos into Canvas.

Unlimited spaces available
Lunch n Learn: A Fresh Look at Service Learning: A Collaboration to Revive Service Learning at EMCC Post Covid
Date: Thu, Sep 8, 2022 1:00PM to 2:30PM
Facilitator(s): Rachel Holmes
Location: Hyflex

Participate in an in-depth discussion of what service learning is and how it has changed due to the pandemic. Participants will collaborate with the Service Learning coordinators to identify ways that service learning can be revived inside and outside of the classroom. Upon completion of this workshop, the group will have identified at least 2 specific whole-campus service learning events for the 2022-2023 academic year that will inspire faculty, staff, and students to get involved. Additionally, individuals will identify ways that they can integrate service learning into their own classes and/or their own lives.

Unlimited spaces available
Making the Most of Your IDP: Strategies for Gathering Student Feedback
Date: Mon, Sep 12, 2022 1:00PM to 2:00PM
Facilitator(s): Anastasia Amabisca
Location: Online

Gathering and addressing student feedback is an essential part of the IDP for probationary faculty. This session will offer some suggestions for alternative ways to collect meaningful student feedback, and provide an opportunity for participants to share ideas with each other.

Unlimited spaces available
Weekly Meditation Session
Date: Mon, Sep 12, 2022 1:00PM to 1:30PM
Facilitator(s): Nikol Price
Location: Hyflex

Join us for community mindfulness meditation! Learn the method and get plenty of practice. For beginners to advancing practitioners.

Unlimited spaces available
WebEx Meeting Recordings and More
Date: Mon, Sep 12, 2022 2:00PM to 3:00PM
Facilitator(s): Dan Reichstein
Location: Online

After you have video captured a meeting in WebEx, we can show you strategies for sharing your content to your audience. We will walk you through the steps of sharing WebEx links. There is also the option of embedding a video file from WebEx in a Canvas course. You can also organize your video files by topic, to streamline your access to the desired video files.

Unlimited spaces available
Integrating Learning Outcomes into Canvas
Date: Tue, Sep 13, 2022 3:00PM to 4:00PM
Facilitator(s): Erik Huntsinger
Location: Hyflex

So you have learning outcomes you want to assess in a streamlined and comprehensive way- now what? Learn how to easily yet meaningfully assess through assignments in Canvas, and how to set it up so that the data is collected seamlessly.

Unlimited spaces available
Padlet: Learning That Sticks
Date: Wed, Sep 14, 2022 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Facilitator(s): Joel Arthur, Kelly Loucy
Location: Online

Learn how you can use Padlet, an online, "cloud-based" technology tool free to students, to do formative assessment with your students. This can be applied to multiple disciplines in a multitude of activities, from anonymous brainstorming to homework discussions to chapter reviews. This tool offers a variety of templates that makes it so quick and easy to use it can even be created on the spot. This workshop will demonstrate how two faculty members are using Padlet. There will be an opportunity for participants to experiment with Padlet.

Unlimited spaces available
Engaging Class Discussions with the TQE Protocol
Date: Thu, Sep 15, 2022 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Facilitator(s): Laura Popovici
Location: Hyflex

Are you looking for ways to actively engage your students in deeper small group discussions? Do you want your students to take charge of their learning as they actively engage with classroom materials (e.g., article, textbook, novel, film, image, or diagram)? Join Laura to learn about the Thoughts, Questions, and Epiphanies (TQE) protocol and see how this method can promote students' critical thinking in a fashion similar to the Socratic Seminar.

Unlimited spaces available
Weekly Meditation Session
Date: Mon, Sep 19, 2022 1:00PM to 1:30PM
Facilitator(s): Jason Martinez
Location: Hyflex

Join us for community mindfulness meditation! Learn the method and get plenty of practice. For beginners to advancing practitioners.

Unlimited spaces available
A Comprehensive Examination of the Classroom Evaluation Tool
Date: Tue, Sep 20, 2022 1:00PM to 2:30PM
Facilitator(s): Rachel Holmes
Location: Online

In this session, participants will participate in an in-depth examination and discussion of the EMCC Classroom Evaluation Tool to ensure that instructors are aware of the expectations in the 4 required areas of the rubric. Additionally, participants will engage in collaborative brainstorming of specific strategies and examples for each area of the rubric. Upon completion of this training, participants will be clear on the descriptors and rubric for the Classroom Evaluation Tool so that they are fully prepared to meet and exceed expectations as EMCC instructors.

Unlimited spaces available
Weekly Meditation Session
Date: Mon, Sep 26, 2022 1:00PM to 1:30PM
Facilitator(s): Erik Huntsinger
Location: Hyflex

Join us for community mindfulness meditation! Learn the method and get plenty of practice. For beginners to advancing practitioners.

Unlimited spaces available
How to Care for Your Probationary Faculty Mentee: PAR Mentor Information for 2021-2022
Date: Wed, Sep 28, 2022 11:00AM to 12:00PM
Facilitator(s): Anastasia Amabisca
Location: Online

Whether you are a brand new PAR mentor or an experienced one, this session will provide you with updated information on the PAR process and offer some suggestions for further supporting your mentee. Participants will also have the opportunity to share ideas and experiences with one another to help foster a supportive network for mentors as well.

Unlimited spaces available
Intro to 3D Modeling with Paint 3D
Date: Wed, Sep 28, 2022 11:00AM to 12:00PM
Facilitator(s): Dan Reichstein
Location: Online

3D Models can be an effective way of creating engaging content to teach complex topics. Windows now offers 3D tools in their classic program, Paint, to allow users to create custom 3D models. These models can be made into shareable files that can be opened with the program, 3D Viewer, and can even be made into video clips! In this workshop with will explore the 3D creation tools, working in 3D space with the Z axis, saving your creation as a viewable file, and exporting your 3D model as a turntable video.

Unlimited spaces available
How to Care for Your Probationary Faculty Mentee: PAR Mentor Information for 2021-2022
Date: Thu, Sep 29, 2022 1:00PM to 2:00PM
Facilitator(s): Anastasia Amabisca
Location: Online

Whether you are a brand new PAR mentor or an experienced one, this session will provide you with updated information on the PAR process and offer some suggestions for further supporting your mentee. Participants will also have the opportunity to share ideas and experiences with one another to help foster a supportive network for mentors as well.

Unlimited spaces available
Discussion Bored: How to effectively design online discussion assignments
Date: Thu, Sep 29, 2022 1:00PM to 2:00PM
Facilitator(s): Erik Huntsinger
Location: Hyflex

Discussion assignments hold the potential to engage students and instructors alike in recalling, synthesizing, and making sense of course material in their own lives. However, discussion assignments often come off as a dry, pedantic exercise for all involved. What are the secrets to designing engaging discussion assignments? Learn new ideas and share what's working for you.

Unlimited spaces available

October

Weekly Meditation Session
Date: Mon, Oct 3, 2022 1:00PM to 1:30PM
Facilitator(s): Erik Huntsinger
Location: Hyflex

Join us for community mindfulness meditation! Learn the method and get plenty of practice. For beginners to advancing practitioners.

Unlimited spaces available
Making the Most of Your IDP: Strategies for Gathering Student Feedback
Date: Tue, Oct 4, 2022 3:00PM to 4:00PM
Facilitator(s): Anastasia Amabisca
Location: Online

Gathering and addressing student feedback is an essential part of the IDP for probationary faculty. This session will offer some suggestions for alternative ways to collect meaningful student feedback, and provide an opportunity for participants to share ideas with each other.

Unlimited spaces available
Accommodating Learning Disabilities
Date: Wed, Oct 5, 2022 1:00PM to 2:00PM
Facilitator(s): Pam Grady, Najmah Muhammad
Location: Online

Students with learning disabilities have average IQs but experience barriers to learning in specific areas like math, reading, or writing. Through the use of case studies and examples provided by participants, this training will focus on identifying common learning disabilities and implementing appropriate strategies for helping all of our students succeed.

Unlimited spaces available
The PAR Rubric for AY2022-2023
Date: Mon, Oct 10, 2022 11:00AM to 12:00PM
Facilitator(s): Anastasia Amabisca
Location: Online

This session will review the updated approved PAR Rubric for AY2022-2023 for probationary faculty and PAR mentors.

Unlimited spaces available
Weekly Meditation Session
Date: Mon, Oct 10, 2022 1:00PM to 1:30PM
Facilitator(s): Nikol Price
Location: Hyflex

Join us for community mindfulness meditation! Learn the method and get plenty of practice. For beginners to advancing practitioners.

Unlimited spaces available
PAR Rubric for AY2022-2023
Date: Tue, Oct 11, 2022 1:00PM to 2:00PM
Facilitator(s): Anastasia Amabisca
Location: Online

This session will review the updated approved PAR Rubric for AY2022-2023 for probationary faculty and PAR mentors.

Unlimited spaces available
Mobile Video Editing with FilmoraGo
Date: Thu, Oct 13, 2022 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Facilitator(s): Dan Reichstein
Location: Hyflex

SmartPhone videos are great! But wouldn't they be better with a little bit of editing? With either an Android or iPhone, you can add some flair to your videos with the app FilmoraGo. In this workshop, we will follow the steps of installing the app, importing video content from your camera roll, editing/transitions, and creating a finalized video to share.

Unlimited spaces available
CLOs, PLOs, ILOs - Oh My! Making Sense of Assessment at EMCC
Date: Thu, Oct 13, 2022 1:00PM to 2:00PM
Facilitator(s): Erik Huntsinger
Location: Hyflex

There are a lot of acronyms floating around the area of assessment. This workshop breaks down the difference between these three different levels of learning outcomes, including examples of each. Time will be available to start brainstorming how these fit into your discipline and courses, including just-in-time feedback.

Unlimited spaces available
Weekly Meditation Session
Date: Mon, Oct 17, 2022 1:00PM to 1:30PM
Facilitator(s): Jason Martinez
Location: Hyflex

Join us for community mindfulness meditation! Learn the method and get plenty of practice. For beginners to advancing practitioners.

Unlimited spaces available
Video Recording Your Class: The Do's and Don'ts
Date: Wed, Oct 19, 2022 2:00PM to 3:00PM
Facilitator(s): Dan Reichstein
Location: Online

There are a variety of effective ways to video record your class demos for teaching and learning purposes. In this workshop, we will compare recording methods using WebEx meeting recorder, PC’s Camera, and OBS screen recorder. We will discuss the strengths and weaknesses of these methods and determine which is the best fit for your learning styles.

Unlimited spaces available
Integrating Learning Outcomes into Canvas
Date: Thu, Oct 20, 2022 1:00PM to 2:00PM
Facilitator(s): Erik Huntsinger
Location: Hyflex

So you have learning outcomes you want to assess in a streamlined and comprehensive way- now what? Learn how to easily yet meaningfully assess through assignments in Canvas, and how to set it up so that the data is collected seamlessly.

Unlimited spaces available
Promoting Critical and Creative Thinking
Date: Fri, Oct 21, 2022 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Facilitator(s): Laura Popovici
Location: Hyflex

Are you looking for ways to engage students in critical thinking? Are you considering adding a level of creativity to student collaboration? Then join Laura to learn about the Text Rendering discussion protocol and how to use it along with Google Suite to promote engaging group discussions and collaborative work. The task culminates in an entire class presentation, where students are exposed to their classmates’ thinking.

Unlimited spaces available
Weekly Meditation Session
Date: Mon, Oct 24, 2022 1:00PM to 1:30PM
Facilitator(s): Erik Huntsinger
Location: Hyflex

Join us for community mindfulness meditation! Learn the method and get plenty of practice. For beginners to advancing practitioners.

Unlimited spaces available
So You Want to Assess Program Learning Outcomes?
Date: Mon, Oct 24, 2022 2:00PM to 3:00PM
Facilitator(s): Erik Huntsinger
Location: Hyflex

Assessing program learning outcomes might be the most difficult learning outcomes to assess at community colleges, yet never has it been more important, especially with the growth of four year degrees in the future. Consider different approaches to assessing program learning outcomes and discuss what might work for you in your discipline or division.

Unlimited spaces available
Intro to Audio Recording with Audacity
Date: Wed, Oct 26, 2022 2:00PM to 3:00PM
Facilitator(s): Dan Reichstein
Location: Online

Creating quality audio files can be easy with Audacity. Audacity is a free audio recording program that allows you to create multiple and edited audio files that you can incorporate into your media projects. In this workshop we will show you how to install Audacity, setup your microphone, record your audio, edit, and export your files so that they can be accessed on any media player. We will also explore the logistics of sound recording and how to capture the best quality audio.

Unlimited spaces available
Weekly Meditation Session
Date: Mon, Oct 31, 2022 1:00PM to 1:30PM
Facilitator(s): Jason Martinez
Location: Hyflex

Join us for community mindfulness meditation! Learn the method and get plenty of practice. For beginners to advancing practitioners.

Unlimited spaces available

November

How to Make a Lightboard Video
Date: Tue, Nov 1, 2022 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Facilitator(s): Dan Reichstein
Location: Hyflex

Our Lightboard is an illuminated plexiglass board that allows you to create next level whiteboard video presentations. We offer Neon markers, yard stick and a dedicated recording station where you can capture your white board presentations as mp4 videos. Once completed you can easily upload your file for online video sharing.

Unlimited spaces available
Making the Most of Your IDP: Critical Reflection
Date: Wed, Nov 2, 2022 2:00PM to 3:00PM
Facilitator(s): Anastasia Amabisca
Location: Online

Critical reflection is an essential component of the IDP for probationary faculty to demonstrate how they are engaging in reflective practice. Yet articulating one’s thoughts in non-verbal ways can often feel intimidating and difficult to present. This session will provide current probationary faculty with some practical strategies for ensuring that critical reflection is not only evident but thorough on the IDP.

Unlimited spaces available
Weekly Meditation Session
Date: Mon, Nov 7, 2022 1:00PM to 1:30PM
Facilitator(s): Erik Huntsinger
Location: Hyflex

Join us for community mindfulness meditation! Learn the method and get plenty of practice. For beginners to advancing practitioners.

Unlimited spaces available
Discussion Bored: How to effectively design online discussion assignments
Date: Tue, Nov 8, 2022 1:00PM to 2:00PM
Facilitator(s): Erik Huntsinger
Location: Hyflex

Discussion assignments hold the potential to engage students and instructors alike in recalling, synthesizing, and making sense of course material in their own lives. However, discussion assignments often come off as a dry, pedantic exercise for all involved. What are the secrets to designing engaging discussion assignments? Learn new ideas and share what's working for you.

Unlimited spaces available
Copyright and Fair Use for Online Videos
Date: Wed, Nov 9, 2022 11:00AM to 12:00PM
Facilitator(s): Dan Reichstein
Location: Online

Knowledge of copyright and fair use is critical when developing video content. In this workshop we will discuss your rights to media content, what is defined as educational fair use of content, and where to find assets that are available without attribution also known as Creative Commons.

Unlimited spaces available
Weekly Meditation Session
Date: Mon, Nov 14, 2022 1:00PM to 1:30PM
Facilitator(s): Jason Martinez
Location: Hyflex

Join us for community mindfulness meditation! Learn the method and get plenty of practice. For beginners to advancing practitioners.

Unlimited spaces available
Lunch n Learn: FRACTL's Course Design Showcase
Date: Tue, Nov 15, 2022 12:00PM to 1:30PM
Facilitator(s): Najmah Muhammad, Amy Hill, Erik Huntsinger
Location: Hyflex

Learn about innovative course designs and technologies from new and seasoned course developers. Leave with ideas for improving your course.

Unlimited spaces available
PAR Rubric for AY2022-2023
Date: Wed, Nov 16, 2022 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Facilitator(s): Anastasia Amabisca
Location: Online

This session will review the updated approved PAR Rubric for AY2022-2023 for probationary faculty and PAR mentors.

Unlimited spaces available
PAR Rubric for AY2022-2023
Date: Thu, Nov 17, 2022 1:00PM to 2:00PM
Facilitator(s): Anastasia Amabisca
Location: Online

This session will review the updated approved PAR Rubric for AY2022-2023 for probationary faculty and PAR mentors.

Unlimited spaces available
Closed-captioning Videos for ADA Compliance
Date: Thu, Nov 17, 2022 2:00PM to 3:00PM
Facilitator(s): Dan Reichstein
Location: Online

Are you looking to use of the closed-captioning tools available in YouTube and Amara.org? This workshop will provide the necessary steps to make your online videos ADA compliant. We will also have a Q&A session to allow attendees to ask questions or troubleshoot issues with the available closed-captioning methods. A video example will be provided for practice.

Unlimited spaces available
Weekly Meditation Session
Date: Mon, Nov 21, 2022 1:00PM to 1:30PM
Facilitator(s): Erik Huntsinger
Location: Hyflex

Join us for community mindfulness meditation! Learn the method and get plenty of practice. For beginners to advancing practitioners.

Unlimited spaces available
Weekly Meditation Session
Date: Mon, Nov 28, 2022 1:00PM to 1:30PM
Facilitator(s): Erik Huntsinger
Location: Hyflex

Join us for community mindfulness meditation! Learn the method and get plenty of practice. For beginners to advancing practitioners.

Unlimited spaces available
It's in the Syllabus
Date: Wed, Nov 30, 2022 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Facilitator(s): Shannon Manuelito
Location: Online

The course syllabus sets the tone for the classroom environment, join me for a discussion about how to make your syllabus inclusive and student centered.

Unlimited spaces available

December

Adding Royalty-free Music to Your Videos
Date: Thu, Dec 1, 2022 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Facilitator(s): Dan Reichstein
Location: Hyflex

Adding music to your videos can make for a more engaging presentation. There are several royalty-free music resources you can use to energize your videos. We will show you how to identify these royalty-free music tracks and how to edit the music into a video using OpenShot video editor.

Unlimited spaces available
Weekly Meditation Session
Date: Mon, Dec 5, 2022 1:00PM to 1:30PM
Facilitator(s): Erik Huntsinger
Location: Hyflex

Join us for community mindfulness meditation! Learn the method and get plenty of practice. For beginners to advancing practitioners.

Unlimited spaces available
Lunch n Learn: New Faculty Present - Innovations in the Classroom
Date: Fri, Dec 9, 2022 12:00PM to 1:30PM
Facilitator(s): Anastasia Amabisca
Location: Hyflex

New Faculty Showcase- Innovations in the Classroom

Unlimited spaces available
Weekly Meditation Session
Date: Mon, Dec 12, 2022 1:00PM to 1:30PM
Facilitator(s): Nikol Price
Location: Hyflex

Join us for community mindfulness meditation! Learn the method and get plenty of practice. For beginners to advancing practitioners.

Unlimited spaces available

August

CLOs, PLOs, ILOs - Oh My! Making Sense of Assessment at EMCC
Date: Tue, Aug 23, 2022 1:00PM to 2:00PM
Facilitator(s): Erik Huntsinger
Location: Hyflex

There are a lot of acronyms floating around the area of assessment. This workshop breaks down the difference between these three different levels of learning outcomes, including examples of each. Time will be available to start brainstorming how these fit into your discipline and courses, including just-in-time feedback.

Unlimited spaces available

September

So You Want to Assess Program Learning Outcomes?
Date: Fri, Sep 2, 2022 1:00PM to 2:00PM
Facilitator(s): Erik Huntsinger
Location: Hyflex

Assessing program learning outcomes might be the most difficult learning outcomes to assess at community colleges, yet never has it been more important, especially with the growth of four year degrees in the future. Consider different approaches to assessing program learning outcomes and discuss what might work for you in your discipline or division.

Unlimited spaces available
Making the Most of Your IDP: Strategies for Gathering Student Feedback
Date: Mon, Sep 12, 2022 1:00PM to 2:00PM
Facilitator(s): Anastasia Amabisca
Location: Online

Gathering and addressing student feedback is an essential part of the IDP for probationary faculty. This session will offer some suggestions for alternative ways to collect meaningful student feedback, and provide an opportunity for participants to share ideas with each other.

Unlimited spaces available
Integrating Learning Outcomes into Canvas
Date: Tue, Sep 13, 2022 3:00PM to 4:00PM
Facilitator(s): Erik Huntsinger
Location: Hyflex

So you have learning outcomes you want to assess in a streamlined and comprehensive way- now what? Learn how to easily yet meaningfully assess through assignments in Canvas, and how to set it up so that the data is collected seamlessly.

Unlimited spaces available

October

Making the Most of Your IDP: Strategies for Gathering Student Feedback
Date: Tue, Oct 4, 2022 3:00PM to 4:00PM
Facilitator(s): Anastasia Amabisca
Location: Online

Gathering and addressing student feedback is an essential part of the IDP for probationary faculty. This session will offer some suggestions for alternative ways to collect meaningful student feedback, and provide an opportunity for participants to share ideas with each other.

Unlimited spaces available
CLOs, PLOs, ILOs - Oh My! Making Sense of Assessment at EMCC
Date: Thu, Oct 13, 2022 1:00PM to 2:00PM
Facilitator(s): Erik Huntsinger
Location: Hyflex

There are a lot of acronyms floating around the area of assessment. This workshop breaks down the difference between these three different levels of learning outcomes, including examples of each. Time will be available to start brainstorming how these fit into your discipline and courses, including just-in-time feedback.

Unlimited spaces available
Integrating Learning Outcomes into Canvas
Date: Thu, Oct 20, 2022 1:00PM to 2:00PM
Facilitator(s): Erik Huntsinger
Location: Hyflex

So you have learning outcomes you want to assess in a streamlined and comprehensive way- now what? Learn how to easily yet meaningfully assess through assignments in Canvas, and how to set it up so that the data is collected seamlessly.

Unlimited spaces available
So You Want to Assess Program Learning Outcomes?
Date: Mon, Oct 24, 2022 2:00PM to 3:00PM
Facilitator(s): Erik Huntsinger
Location: Hyflex

Assessing program learning outcomes might be the most difficult learning outcomes to assess at community colleges, yet never has it been more important, especially with the growth of four year degrees in the future. Consider different approaches to assessing program learning outcomes and discuss what might work for you in your discipline or division.

Unlimited spaces available
Teach Online with Canvas
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 available Register here
Effective Course Design
Facilitator(s): Online
Location: Online

This is a self-paced course for faculty course developers who are interested in earning the Effective Course Design Badge. It will guide you in developing a course that aligns with and meets the high standards of Quality Matters.

Unlimited spaces available Register here
Adjunct Faculty Online Orientation
Facilitator(s): Online
Location: Online

Six modules of resources for all adjuncts whether you're brand new to EMCC or just have some questions.  You can also earn a badge!  From "The 411" to more detailed information, this resource will make your semester much smoother.

Unlimited spaces available Register here
DRS OCR Faculty Training
Location: Online

As part of an agreement with the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR), the College is required to provide and document training attendance for all faculty (residential and adjunct) regarding roles and responsibilities related to the implementation and/or monitoring of approved academic adjustments of students with disabilities.

This training and acknowledgment is mandatory and must be completed by all faculty members (residential and adjunct) by Friday, December 3, 2021.

Unlimited spaces available Register here

December

Personalized Canvas Training
Date: Fri, Dec 17, 2021 11:45AM
Facilitator(s): Chris Wacaser
Location: Hyflex

Would you like to meet one-on-one to get some personalized Canvas Training? Whether it’s addressing a specific Canvas question you have or just interested in a new tool, the CTL can meet your needs. Schedule some time today!

Unlimited spaces available Register here

July

How to Make a Lightboard Video
Date: Tue, Jul 19, 2022 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Facilitator(s): Dan Reichstein
Location: Hyflex

Our Lightboard is an illuminated plexiglass board that allows you to create next level whiteboard video presentations. We offer Neon markers, yard stick and a dedicated recording station where you can capture your white board presentations as mp4 videos. Once completed you can easily upload your file for online video sharing.

Unlimited spaces available
Screen Recording
Date: Wed, Jul 27, 2022 3:00PM to 4:00PM
Facilitator(s): Dan Reichstein
Location: Online

Creating videos by recording your computer screen can be very effective in sharing information or a technical process. In this workshop, we will go through the screen recording features in MicroSoft PowerPoint and OBS screen recorder to create engaging content.

Unlimited spaces available

August

Closed-captioning Videos for ADA Compliance
Date: Tue, Aug 2, 2022 11:00AM to 12:00PM
Facilitator(s): Dan Reichstein
Location: Online

Are you looking to use of the closed-captioning tools available in YouTube and Amara.org? This workshop will provide the necessary steps to make your online videos ADA compliant. We will also have a Q&A session to allow attendees to ask questions or troubleshoot issues with the available closed-captioning methods. A video example will be provided for practice.

Unlimited spaces available
Using A Voice Generator for Video Projects
Date: Wed, Aug 31, 2022 11:00AM to 12:00PM
Facilitator(s): Dan Reichstein
Location: Online

Computer generated voices can be a useful tool for video creation. In this workshop we will walk through the steps of where to access voice generator software, enter in dialogue and capture quality mp3 files for your video project.

Unlimited spaces available

September

Managing Your YouTube Channel
Date: Tue, Sep 6, 2022 2:00PM to 3:00PM
Facilitator(s): Dan Reichstein
Location: Hyflex

Did you know that you have a YouTube channel connected to your Maricopa email? In this workshop we will cover how to login to YouTube, the steps to upload video content, methods for optimizing the automatic closed-captioning tool and how to share/embed videos into Canvas.

Unlimited spaces available
WebEx Meeting Recordings and More
Date: Mon, Sep 12, 2022 2:00PM to 3:00PM
Facilitator(s): Dan Reichstein
Location: Online

After you have video captured a meeting in WebEx, we can show you strategies for sharing your content to your audience. We will walk you through the steps of sharing WebEx links. There is also the option of embedding a video file from WebEx in a Canvas course. You can also organize your video files by topic, to streamline your access to the desired video files.

Unlimited spaces available
Intro to 3D Modeling with Paint 3D
Date: Wed, Sep 28, 2022 11:00AM to 12:00PM
Facilitator(s): Dan Reichstein
Location: Online

3D Models can be an effective way of creating engaging content to teach complex topics. Windows now offers 3D tools in their classic program, Paint, to allow users to create custom 3D models. These models can be made into shareable files that can be opened with the program, 3D Viewer, and can even be made into video clips! In this workshop with will explore the 3D creation tools, working in 3D space with the Z axis, saving your creation as a viewable file, and exporting your 3D model as a turntable video.

Unlimited spaces available

October

Mobile Video Editing with FilmoraGo
Date: Thu, Oct 13, 2022 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Facilitator(s): Dan Reichstein
Location: Hyflex

SmartPhone videos are great! But wouldn't they be better with a little bit of editing? With either an Android or iPhone, you can add some flair to your videos with the app FilmoraGo. In this workshop, we will follow the steps of installing the app, importing video content from your camera roll, editing/transitions, and creating a finalized video to share.

Unlimited spaces available
Video Recording Your Class: The Do's and Don'ts
Date: Wed, Oct 19, 2022 2:00PM to 3:00PM
Facilitator(s): Dan Reichstein
Location: Online

There are a variety of effective ways to video record your class demos for teaching and learning purposes. In this workshop, we will compare recording methods using WebEx meeting recorder, PC’s Camera, and OBS screen recorder. We will discuss the strengths and weaknesses of these methods and determine which is the best fit for your learning styles.

Unlimited spaces available
Intro to Audio Recording with Audacity
Date: Wed, Oct 26, 2022 2:00PM to 3:00PM
Facilitator(s): Dan Reichstein
Location: Online

Creating quality audio files can be easy with Audacity. Audacity is a free audio recording program that allows you to create multiple and edited audio files that you can incorporate into your media projects. In this workshop we will show you how to install Audacity, setup your microphone, record your audio, edit, and export your files so that they can be accessed on any media player. We will also explore the logistics of sound recording and how to capture the best quality audio.

Unlimited spaces available

November

How to Make a Lightboard Video
Date: Tue, Nov 1, 2022 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Facilitator(s): Dan Reichstein
Location: Hyflex

Our Lightboard is an illuminated plexiglass board that allows you to create next level whiteboard video presentations. We offer Neon markers, yard stick and a dedicated recording station where you can capture your white board presentations as mp4 videos. Once completed you can easily upload your file for online video sharing.

Unlimited spaces available
Copyright and Fair Use for Online Videos
Date: Wed, Nov 9, 2022 11:00AM to 12:00PM
Facilitator(s): Dan Reichstein
Location: Online

Knowledge of copyright and fair use is critical when developing video content. In this workshop we will discuss your rights to media content, what is defined as educational fair use of content, and where to find assets that are available without attribution also known as Creative Commons.

Unlimited spaces available
Closed-captioning Videos for ADA Compliance
Date: Thu, Nov 17, 2022 2:00PM to 3:00PM
Facilitator(s): Dan Reichstein
Location: Online

Are you looking to use of the closed-captioning tools available in YouTube and Amara.org? This workshop will provide the necessary steps to make your online videos ADA compliant. We will also have a Q&A session to allow attendees to ask questions or troubleshoot issues with the available closed-captioning methods. A video example will be provided for practice.

Unlimited spaces available

December

Adding Royalty-free Music to Your Videos
Date: Thu, Dec 1, 2022 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Facilitator(s): Dan Reichstein
Location: Hyflex

Adding music to your videos can make for a more engaging presentation. There are several royalty-free music resources you can use to energize your videos. We will show you how to identify these royalty-free music tracks and how to edit the music into a video using OpenShot video editor.

Unlimited spaces available

Nothing Scheduled

Nothing Scheduled

July

Weekly Meditation Session
Date: Mon, Jul 11, 2022 1:00PM to 1:30PM
Facilitator(s): Yvette Morales-Moller
Location: Online

Join us for community mindfulness meditation! Learn the method and get plenty of practice. For beginners to advancing practitioners.

Unlimited spaces available
Dynamic Mobility
Date: Wed, Jul 13, 2022 12:00PM to 12:30PM
Facilitator(s): Lyle Bartelt
Location: Student Union Exercise Room (STU 170A)

Dynamic Mobility, also known as Dynamic Flexibility is a method of mild physical activity designed to relieve muscle tension, ease aching joints, promote circulation, and encourage deep breathing. While Dynamic Mobility exercises can be a very effective warm up for vigorous physical conditioning, they are also effective in simply helping us feel better by getting us out of the static postures imposed by our workstations.

Sessions are only 20 minutes. All you need is about 30 minutes total to get there, participate, and get back to your work area.

Exercise attire is not necessary. Just wear easy to move in business casual clothes. Slacks with some stretch or “give” and Polo shirts or equivalent tops would work well.

Unlimited spaces available
Dynamic Mobility
Date: Wed, Jul 13, 2022 1:00PM to 1:30PM
Facilitator(s): Lyle Bartelt
Location: Student Union Exercise Room (STU 170A)

Dynamic Mobility, also known as Dynamic Flexibility is a method of mild physical activity designed to relieve muscle tension, ease aching joints, promote circulation, and encourage deep breathing. While Dynamic Mobility exercises can be a very effective warm up for vigorous physical conditioning, they are also effective in simply helping us feel better by getting us out of the static postures imposed by our workstations.

Sessions are only 20 minutes. All you need is about 30 minutes total to get there, participate, and get back to your work area.

Exercise attire is not necessary. Just wear easy to move in business casual clothes. Slacks with some stretch or “give” and Polo shirts or equivalent tops would work well.

Unlimited spaces available
Weekly Meditation Session
Date: Mon, Jul 18, 2022 1:00PM to 1:30PM
Facilitator(s): Jason Martinez
Location: Online

Join us for community mindfulness meditation! Learn the method and get plenty of practice. For beginners to advancing practitioners.

Unlimited spaces available
Creating a Sense of Belonging by Embracing Diversity
Date: Tue, Jul 19, 2022 1:00PM to 2:00PM
Facilitator(s): Deborah Cotton
Location: Online

Join us as we focus on strategies to promote, embrace, and support difference. (ie disabilities, gender, religion, and culture)

Unlimited spaces available
Let's Talk Healthy Relationships
Date: Wed, Jul 20, 2022 11:00AM to 12:00PM
Facilitator(s): Deborah Cotton
Location: Online

Healthy relationships are important for a healthy life. This presentation will explore how to create positivity in your life.

Unlimited spaces available
Become More Resilient Dealing with Change in Your Life
Date: Wed, Jul 27, 2022 1:00PM to 2:00PM
Facilitator(s): Deborah Cotton
Location: Online

Prioritize your health and come learn how to become more resilient when coping with change.

Unlimited spaces available
Dynamic Mobility
Date: Thu, Jul 28, 2022 12:30PM to 1:00PM
Facilitator(s): Lyle Bartelt
Location: Student Union Exercise Room (STU 170A)

Dynamic Mobility, also known as Dynamic Flexibility is a method of mild physical activity designed to relieve muscle tension, ease aching joints, promote circulation, and encourage deep breathing. While Dynamic Mobility exercises can be a very effective warm up for vigorous physical conditioning, they are also effective in simply helping us feel better by getting us out of the static postures imposed by our workstations.

Sessions are only 20 minutes. All you need is about 30 minutes total to get there, participate, and get back to your work area.

Exercise attire is not necessary. Just wear easy to move in business casual clothes. Slacks with some stretch or “give” and Polo shirts or equivalent tops would work well.

Unlimited spaces available
Dynamic Mobility
Date: Thu, Jul 28, 2022 1:30PM to 2:00PM
Facilitator(s): Lyle Bartelt
Location: Student Union Exercise Room (STU 170A)

Dynamic Mobility, also known as Dynamic Flexibility is a method of mild physical activity designed to relieve muscle tension, ease aching joints, promote circulation, and encourage deep breathing. While Dynamic Mobility exercises can be a very effective warm up for vigorous physical conditioning, they are also effective in simply helping us feel better by getting us out of the static postures imposed by our workstations.

Sessions are only 20 minutes. All you need is about 30 minutes total to get there, participate, and get back to your work area.

Exercise attire is not necessary. Just wear easy to move in business casual clothes. Slacks with some stretch or “give” and Polo shirts or equivalent tops would work well.

Unlimited spaces available

August

Weekly Meditation Session
Date: Mon, Aug 1, 2022 1:00PM to 1:30PM
Facilitator(s): Yvette Morales-Moller
Location: Hyflex

Join us for community mindfulness meditation! Learn the method and get plenty of practice. For beginners to advancing practitioners.

Unlimited spaces available
Weekly Meditation Session
Date: Mon, Aug 8, 2022 1:00PM to 1:30PM
Facilitator(s): Erik Huntsinger
Location: Hyflex

Join us for community mindfulness meditation! Learn the method and get plenty of practice. For beginners to advancing practitioners.

Unlimited spaces available
Weekly Meditation Session
Date: Mon, Aug 15, 2022 1:00PM to 1:30PM
Facilitator(s): Jason Martinez
Location: Hyflex

Join us for community mindfulness meditation! Learn the method and get plenty of practice. For beginners to advancing practitioners.

Unlimited spaces available
Weekly Meditation Session
Date: Mon, Aug 22, 2022 1:00PM to 1:30PM
Facilitator(s): Erik Huntsinger
Location: Hyflex

Join us for community mindfulness meditation! Learn the method and get plenty of practice. For beginners to advancing practitioners.

Unlimited spaces available
Weekly Meditation Session
Date: Mon, Aug 29, 2022 1:00PM to 1:30PM
Facilitator(s): Erik Huntsinger
Location: Hyflex

Join us for community mindfulness meditation! Learn the method and get plenty of practice. For beginners to advancing practitioners.

Unlimited spaces available

September

Weekly Meditation Session
Date: Mon, Sep 12, 2022 1:00PM to 1:30PM
Facilitator(s): Nikol Price
Location: Hyflex

Join us for community mindfulness meditation! Learn the method and get plenty of practice. For beginners to advancing practitioners.

Unlimited spaces available
Weekly Meditation Session
Date: Mon, Sep 19, 2022 1:00PM to 1:30PM
Facilitator(s): Jason Martinez
Location: Hyflex

Join us for community mindfulness meditation! Learn the method and get plenty of practice. For beginners to advancing practitioners.

Unlimited spaces available
Weekly Meditation Session
Date: Mon, Sep 26, 2022 1:00PM to 1:30PM
Facilitator(s): Erik Huntsinger
Location: Hyflex

Join us for community mindfulness meditation! Learn the method and get plenty of practice. For beginners to advancing practitioners.

Unlimited spaces available

October

Weekly Meditation Session
Date: Mon, Oct 3, 2022 1:00PM to 1:30PM
Facilitator(s): Erik Huntsinger
Location: Hyflex

Join us for community mindfulness meditation! Learn the method and get plenty of practice. For beginners to advancing practitioners.

Unlimited spaces available
Weekly Meditation Session
Date: Mon, Oct 10, 2022 1:00PM to 1:30PM
Facilitator(s): Nikol Price
Location: Hyflex

Join us for community mindfulness meditation! Learn the method and get plenty of practice. For beginners to advancing practitioners.

Unlimited spaces available
Weekly Meditation Session
Date: Mon, Oct 17, 2022 1:00PM to 1:30PM
Facilitator(s): Jason Martinez
Location: Hyflex

Join us for community mindfulness meditation! Learn the method and get plenty of practice. For beginners to advancing practitioners.

Unlimited spaces available
Weekly Meditation Session
Date: Mon, Oct 24, 2022 1:00PM to 1:30PM
Facilitator(s): Erik Huntsinger
Location: Hyflex

Join us for community mindfulness meditation! Learn the method and get plenty of practice. For beginners to advancing practitioners.

Unlimited spaces available
Weekly Meditation Session
Date: Mon, Oct 31, 2022 1:00PM to 1:30PM
Facilitator(s): Jason Martinez
Location: Hyflex

Join us for community mindfulness meditation! Learn the method and get plenty of practice. For beginners to advancing practitioners.

Unlimited spaces available

November

Weekly Meditation Session
Date: Mon, Nov 7, 2022 1:00PM to 1:30PM
Facilitator(s): Erik Huntsinger
Location: Hyflex

Join us for community mindfulness meditation! Learn the method and get plenty of practice. For beginners to advancing practitioners.

Unlimited spaces available
Weekly Meditation Session
Date: Mon, Nov 14, 2022 1:00PM to 1:30PM
Facilitator(s): Jason Martinez
Location: Hyflex

Join us for community mindfulness meditation! Learn the method and get plenty of practice. For beginners to advancing practitioners.

Unlimited spaces available
Weekly Meditation Session
Date: Mon, Nov 21, 2022 1:00PM to 1:30PM
Facilitator(s): Erik Huntsinger
Location: Hyflex

Join us for community mindfulness meditation! Learn the method and get plenty of practice. For beginners to advancing practitioners.

Unlimited spaces available
Weekly Meditation Session
Date: Mon, Nov 28, 2022 1:00PM to 1:30PM
Facilitator(s): Erik Huntsinger
Location: Hyflex

Join us for community mindfulness meditation! Learn the method and get plenty of practice. For beginners to advancing practitioners.

Unlimited spaces available

December

Weekly Meditation Session
Date: Mon, Dec 5, 2022 1:00PM to 1:30PM
Facilitator(s): Erik Huntsinger
Location: Hyflex

Join us for community mindfulness meditation! Learn the method and get plenty of practice. For beginners to advancing practitioners.

Unlimited spaces available
Weekly Meditation Session
Date: Mon, Dec 12, 2022 1:00PM to 1:30PM
Facilitator(s): Nikol Price
Location: Hyflex

Join us for community mindfulness meditation! Learn the method and get plenty of practice. For beginners to advancing practitioners.

Unlimited spaces available
Teach Online with Canvas
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 available Register here
Effective Course Design
Facilitator(s): Online
Location: Online

This is a self-paced course for faculty course developers who are interested in earning the Effective Course Design Badge. It will guide you in developing a course that aligns with and meets the high standards of Quality Matters.

Unlimited spaces available Register here

Nothing Scheduled

August

Discussion Bored: How to effectively design online discussion assignments
Date: Tue, Aug 9, 2022 1:00PM to 2:00PM
Facilitator(s): Erik Huntsinger
Location: Hyflex

Discussion assignments hold the potential to engage students and instructors alike in recalling, synthesizing, and making sense of course material in their own lives. However, discussion assignments often come off as a dry, pedantic exercise for all involved. What are the secrets to designing engaging discussion assignments? Learn new ideas and share what's working for you.

Unlimited spaces available

September

Fostering Grit and Resilience in Nontraditional Students
Date: Tue, Sep 6, 2022 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Facilitator(s): Kortney Song
Location: Online

Nontraditional students (25+ year olds) are the fastest growing populations in higher education, yet have the highest attrition rate. Learn the barriers to academic success that nontraditional students face, and discuss how faculty and staff can promote their resilience and grit to overcome these barriers and increase their chances of success.

Unlimited spaces available
Lunch n Learn: A Fresh Look at Service Learning: A Collaboration to Revive Service Learning at EMCC Post Covid
Date: Thu, Sep 8, 2022 1:00PM to 2:30PM
Facilitator(s): Rachel Holmes
Location: Hyflex

Participate in an in-depth discussion of what service learning is and how it has changed due to the pandemic. Participants will collaborate with the Service Learning coordinators to identify ways that service learning can be revived inside and outside of the classroom. Upon completion of this workshop, the group will have identified at least 2 specific whole-campus service learning events for the 2022-2023 academic year that will inspire faculty, staff, and students to get involved. Additionally, individuals will identify ways that they can integrate service learning into their own classes and/or their own lives.

Unlimited spaces available
Padlet: Learning That Sticks
Date: Wed, Sep 14, 2022 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Facilitator(s): Joel Arthur, Kelly Loucy
Location: Online

Learn how you can use Padlet, an online, "cloud-based" technology tool free to students, to do formative assessment with your students. This can be applied to multiple disciplines in a multitude of activities, from anonymous brainstorming to homework discussions to chapter reviews. This tool offers a variety of templates that makes it so quick and easy to use it can even be created on the spot. This workshop will demonstrate how two faculty members are using Padlet. There will be an opportunity for participants to experiment with Padlet.

Unlimited spaces available
Engaging Class Discussions with the TQE Protocol
Date: Thu, Sep 15, 2022 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Facilitator(s): Laura Popovici
Location: Hyflex

Are you looking for ways to actively engage your students in deeper small group discussions? Do you want your students to take charge of their learning as they actively engage with classroom materials (e.g., article, textbook, novel, film, image, or diagram)? Join Laura to learn about the Thoughts, Questions, and Epiphanies (TQE) protocol and see how this method can promote students' critical thinking in a fashion similar to the Socratic Seminar.

Unlimited spaces available
Discussion Bored: How to effectively design online discussion assignments
Date: Thu, Sep 29, 2022 1:00PM to 2:00PM
Facilitator(s): Erik Huntsinger
Location: Hyflex

Discussion assignments hold the potential to engage students and instructors alike in recalling, synthesizing, and making sense of course material in their own lives. However, discussion assignments often come off as a dry, pedantic exercise for all involved. What are the secrets to designing engaging discussion assignments? Learn new ideas and share what's working for you.

Unlimited spaces available

October

Accommodating Learning Disabilities
Date: Wed, Oct 5, 2022 1:00PM to 2:00PM
Facilitator(s): Pam Grady, Najmah Muhammad
Location: Online

Students with learning disabilities have average IQs but experience barriers to learning in specific areas like math, reading, or writing. Through the use of case studies and examples provided by participants, this training will focus on identifying common learning disabilities and implementing appropriate strategies for helping all of our students succeed.

Unlimited spaces available
Promoting Critical and Creative Thinking
Date: Fri, Oct 21, 2022 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Facilitator(s): Laura Popovici
Location: Hyflex

Are you looking for ways to engage students in critical thinking? Are you considering adding a level of creativity to student collaboration? Then join Laura to learn about the Text Rendering discussion protocol and how to use it along with Google Suite to promote engaging group discussions and collaborative work. The task culminates in an entire class presentation, where students are exposed to their classmates’ thinking.

Unlimited spaces available

November

Discussion Bored: How to effectively design online discussion assignments
Date: Tue, Nov 8, 2022 1:00PM to 2:00PM
Facilitator(s): Erik Huntsinger
Location: Hyflex

Discussion assignments hold the potential to engage students and instructors alike in recalling, synthesizing, and making sense of course material in their own lives. However, discussion assignments often come off as a dry, pedantic exercise for all involved. What are the secrets to designing engaging discussion assignments? Learn new ideas and share what's working for you.

Unlimited spaces available
It's in the Syllabus
Date: Wed, Nov 30, 2022 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Facilitator(s): Shannon Manuelito
Location: Online

The course syllabus sets the tone for the classroom environment, join me for a discussion about how to make your syllabus inclusive and student centered.

Unlimited spaces available

December

Lunch n Learn: New Faculty Present - Innovations in the Classroom
Date: Fri, Dec 9, 2022 12:00PM to 1:30PM
Facilitator(s): Anastasia Amabisca
Location: Hyflex

New Faculty Showcase- Innovations in the Classroom

Unlimited spaces available

July

Tech Summer Series: Google Suite Overview
Date: Wed, Jul 6, 2022 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Facilitator(s): Najmah Muhammad
Location: Online

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

Unlimited spaces available

August

Lunch n Learn Canvas Studio
Date: Fri, Aug 26, 2022 12:00PM to 1:30PM
Facilitator(s): Najmah Muhammad, Amy Hill, Erik Huntsinger
Location: Hyflex

Canvas Studio is a new feature within Canvas that allows both faculty and students to create and edit videos directly within the Canvas LMS platform. Learn how to add quiz question and enable comments to increase student engagement and assess learning in your classes, regardless of modality.

Unlimited spaces available

September

Padlet: Learning That Sticks
Date: Wed, Sep 14, 2022 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Facilitator(s): Joel Arthur, Kelly Loucy
Location: Online

Learn how you can use Padlet, an online, "cloud-based" technology tool free to students, to do formative assessment with your students. This can be applied to multiple disciplines in a multitude of activities, from anonymous brainstorming to homework discussions to chapter reviews. This tool offers a variety of templates that makes it so quick and easy to use it can even be created on the spot. This workshop will demonstrate how two faculty members are using Padlet. There will be an opportunity for participants to experiment with Padlet.

Unlimited spaces available

November

Lunch n Learn: FRACTL's Course Design Showcase
Date: Tue, Nov 15, 2022 12:00PM to 1:30PM
Facilitator(s): Najmah Muhammad, Amy Hill, Erik Huntsinger
Location: Hyflex

Learn about innovative course designs and technologies from new and seasoned course developers. Leave with ideas for improving your course.

Unlimited spaces available

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