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Spring 2018 Workshops
No workshops are scheduled at this time.
If you missed our fall workshops, please find more information below:
LGBTQ+ 101 Training
Facilitator: Kei Graves and Sexual Orientation and Gender Equity Committee
Wednesday, April 4
2 – 3 PM
LGBTQ+ 101 is a one-hour training that aims to increase general knowledge of the LGBTQ+ community, understanding of vocabulary, issues within higher education, and classroom best practices. The goal is to create an inclusive and welcoming student environment and classroom experience. As well to equip faculty with concrete data and strategies for working with the LGBTQ+ community. Please note, this is not a SafeZone Training.
An Introduction to Mind Mapping: How Students Can Use Mind Mapping for Class Projects and Papers
Facilitator: Karen Sisk, Arts and Humanities
Tuesday, March 6
This workshop will be an introduction to mind mapping, the theory behind mind mapping, and how our students can use it in many aspects of their lives, especially our classes.
How to Update Your Course with E8 – Experiential Learning
Facilitator: Ruby Beil and Marcia Jones
Tuesday, February 13
The E8 (Other) designation for Experiential Learning applies to all projects and activities that meet the National Society for Experiential Education (NSEE) guidelines, but do not meet the specific criteria for Tier I (E1 – E7) designation. Learn how to update your course(s) with the E8 – Experiential Learning attribute. Information about the Curriculum Council process, the Experiential Learning Documentation Form (ELDF), and examples of how to apply the NSEE guidelines to specific projects and assignments will be provided. Bring information about the course(s) you’re interested in updating with you. This will be a hands-on active workshop.
Early Alert System
Facilitator: Dorothy Johnson, Kei Graves, and Mark Hicks
Monday, January 29
Students struggle for many different reasons. The Early Alert process is vital to the success and retention of academically and otherwise struggling students. Part of the process of Early Alert is recognizing when to send an Early Alert. Dorothy Johnson will present some of the warning signs that suggest that students are beginning to struggle. Mark Hicks will familiarize faculty with CANVAS’s Early Alert feature. Kei Graves will review the process of what happens when an Early Alert is received.
The Power Of Our Stories
Making the Most of Our Comments on Student Essays
Facilitator: Dr. Karen Sisk, Arts and Humanities
Wednesday, September 20
Based on the work of Nancy Sommers, we will explore the best commenting practices for both our students’ learning and for managing our paper loads. We will also look at how to use Canvas to do so.
Presenter: Chris Sheetz, Professor, Library and eLearning; Kati Dobeck, Associate Professor, Science and Math; Adam Miller, Professor, Science and Math; Vince Granito, Professor, Social Sciences and Human Services
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Join us as these professors share their knowledge of and experience with flipping the classroom. What are they? What are the advantages of flipping your classroom? What are the disadvantages of flipping your classroom? How can a flipped classroom impact student learning? How can you start flipping your classroom?
Persistence, Patience and the Pulitzer
Open to the Campus Community
Presenter: Jim Sheeler, Journalism Professor at Case Western Reserve University
Monday, April 3, 2017
Jim Sheeler will speak on the importance of “Persistence and Patience,” the traits that led to his Pulitzer winning newspaper stories. They capture the lives of fallen Marines and their families. Sheeler is the author of the best seller, “The Final Salute,” among other non-fiction books.
To Fill the Gap Between Teaching and Research
Presenter: Young Ko, Associate Professor, Arts and Humanities
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
This presentation discusses a discrepancy between teaching and research and explores how to write a textbook for their balance and integration. In particular, teaching RELG 181 (Introduction to World Religions) will be examined to create its textbook with several research projects on religious studies. In an attempt to connect my research presentations at the American Academy of Religion to the classroom teaching, I will share my story of writing a world religion textbook, which includes the contemporary issues of religious diversity and interfaith dialogue.
CTE Grant Workshop
Presenters: Karin Hooks and Jewon Woo, CTE Co-Chairs
October 12, 2016
This workshop introduces how to apply for CTE grants.
From Clickers to Camtasia: Increasing Student Interaction and Retention with Video Quizzes In Online Statistics
Presenters: Kati Dobeck, Associate Professor, Science and Math and Tammy Macek, Instructional Designer, eLearning
October 5, 2016
In this workshop, Kati and Tammy will present their collaborative process for converting Turning Point “Clicker” assessment questions for on-campus Statistics classes to interactive
video quizzes for online Statistics classes in Canvas. Kati will discuss this active learning approach developed during and following her sabbatical project, Redesigning an Introductory
Statistics Course. She will present data over the past 5 years that shows improved student interaction and retention in on-campus and online sections. Tammy will demonstrate the process of developing Interactive video quizzes in Camtasia Studio that are graded assignments in Canvas. Both Kati and Tammy will discuss what they have learned during this process of developing, implementing and disseminating interactive video content.
Improving Student Success For Students With Autism Spectrum Disorder
Presenters: Andrea Graves, Psychology Instructor, Accessibility Services – Learning Specialist
September 21, 2016
Today more students with some level of autism are in college courses. They can present as academically competent and yet some of the transitional and social challenges can prove to impact the overall student outcome. At times this can create challenges in the classroom for the instructor and for classmates who see some behaviors as distracting. This session looks at current information about autism spectrum disorder, learning differences and other challenges for students with autism. There will be strategies for helping students with ASD succeed, classroom management tips and a round table discussion with time set aside for Q&A. Andrea has worked with students with ASD through the Cleveland Clinic Center for Autism and holds a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology.
Students With Disabilities In The Classroom
Presenters: Accessibility Services Team, Learning Specialists, Jody Haserodt and Kelly Gruscinski
September 22, 2016
Accessibility Services collaborates with students, faculty, staff and LCCC departments to provide assistance to students with disabilities—together we can empower students, helping students make the most of their educational opportunities and potential. This workshop will look at autism, anxiety/psych, PTSD, sensory, learning differences and ADHD/executive function. We will examine some common provisions that can help our students.
Can You Trust Social Media?
Presenter: Cliff Anthony, Associate Professor, Arts and Humanities
September 14, 2016
The Good and the Ugly About the Social Media.