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CHOOSING WELLNESS: Simple, Accessible, and Affordable Choices for Truly Vibrant Health!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Karen Stanley, Kinesiology, Athletics & Dance

 

 

 

 

For full presentation description, click here. Karen will share the current state of wellness in America, why a focus on wellness is critical to optimal health and function, and how small changes in each of our lifestyles can lead to big benefits. Come and hear Karen explain why it's important to take care of ourselves in order to be most effective - physically, mentally, emotionally, spiritually, and socially!

 

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Burbank Auditorium Overflow Doyle Library 4246

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10:30 - 12:00

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Morning Workshops
SESSION 1
10:30AM-12:00PM
THEME # TITLE PRESENTERS DESCRIPTION LOCATION
Teaching & Learning S1:1 Learning, Training, & Development - A Model for Teaching Stuart Campbell

Introduce an epistemological model to support faculty in understanding the ways people learn, so that they are more powerful and effective in their teaching. We'll also discuss enhancing communication effectiveness.
Emeritus
1529
S1:2 Introduction to LaTeX Ivana Gorgievska, Tim Melvin, John Kwon,

Did you ever have trouble formatting an old document (exam, work- sheet, etc.) written in an old Word edition? Do you want the ability to make your technical document look exactly how you want? Do you want mathematics to look beautiful and professional on your documents? Do you simply dislike using Word and/or Pages to write technical documents? Come learn how to get started with using LaTeX, a high-quality typesetting system, designed specifically for technical and scientific documentation. And it's 100% free.


Diversity & Demographics S1:5 Understanding LGBTQ, Gender and the Human Sexuality Continuum Nick Lawrence, TBA

Attendees will be introduced to essential concepts LGBTQ continuum; how science and chromosomes play a major part in gender, male-female/masculine-feminine outcomes; an examination of the gender spectrum; ways to become an ally.
Doyle
4245
VIDEO TAPE
Diversity & Demographics S1:17 SRJC Reads I Am Malala Anne Marie Insull, Smita Avasthi, Narmeen Nasseem, Lisa Mott

An invitation to all SRJC employees and students to build community by reading I Am Malala. Information about the book, different ways to participate or support SRJC Reads, and resources for reading and teaching will be provided
Emeritus
1520
Diversity & Demographics S1:18 Teaching Islam Eric Thompson

This workshop will present ideas and facilitate discussion about the various actual and potential approaches to teaching the religion of Islam in the context of current global realities. Topic will include the possibility of distinguishing political, economic and cultural features from religion as distinct phenomena
Emeritus
1523
VIDEO TAPE
Student Support S1:7 Student Support (Re) Defined: How We Can All Support Student Success Dr. Darla Cooper
Link to Presenter Bio:
At this session, Dr. Darla Cooper will meet with classified staff and administrators to share 10 Ways Everyone Can Support Student Success, a resource developed from the study that outlines students' suggestions on how individuals in these roles can support their achievement. Attendees will be invited to share what they already do to support student success and explore new ways they can affect students. Attendees will leave with ideas how they can regularly help students achieve the six success factors in their own work.
Bertolini Second Floor
4734
VIDEO TAPE
Student Support S1:13 Further Discussions About Student Textbooks Dean Gooch, Antonella Andrade

We wish to have a question and answer session about the cost, availability and need for textbooks. We will present some of the pertinent issues such as online, open resource texts and the need to have text materials chosen in a timely way to help our student who have special needs.
Shuhaw
1711
Student Support S1:14 Technical Career or Transfer: Facts about CTE in the Economy of Tomorrow. Oscar Guajardo

Now more than ever, Career & Technical Education (CTE) programs are needed to boost the strength of our workforce, global competiveness and the economic health of our nation. But the now is fading and the need for students trained in the Technical Career and the soft skills necessary to help them become productive citizens is increasing. Simply put, CTE programs prepare students for employment in the current jobs of today and the emerging jobs of tomorrow. Hands-on training and relevant and engaging classes at SRJC train students for a wide range of high-wage, high skill, high demand careers and/or further educational opportunities.
Emeritus
1518
Teaching & Learning S1:3 Satisfaction Guaranteed or Your Money Back Abigail Zoger

Have you ever sat grading exams and thought ''I can't believe they got this wrong! We went over it so many times!'' Come learn about the research on teaching science and how to apply that to our hardest topics and at the same time reach our most challenging students while increasing equity in the classroom. Sounds too good to be true? Satisfaction guaranteed or your money back! Directed toward faculty in the sciences. Based on the work of AAAS: Vision and Change a Call to Action http://visionandchange.org/files/2011/03/Revised-Vision-and-Change-Final-Report.pdf
Emeritus
1522
Teaching & Learning S1:12 What's the PALS (Peer Assisted Learning Specialist) Program? Lauren Servais, TBD

Heard about the Peer Assisted Learning Program? Wondering what we're doing and which classes are participating? Come find out! Hear from instructors and Peer Assisted Learning Specialists participating in the program.
Emeritus
1519
Teaching & Learning S1:19 Sustainable SRJC: Creating a Culture of Sustainability Robert Ethington, TBA

A team consisting of students, faculty, managers, and classified staff will give and overview of the sustainable SRJC proposal to support Strategic Plan Goal E: Creating a Culture of Sustainability. This Greenprint for achieving 18 sustainability objectives by 2018 will be discussed as well as opportunities for individuals involvement in the process.
Bertolini (SAC)
4643
Technology S1:4 Next Generation Business Software Scott Conrad, Don Webb

Invite top three integrated college business software vendors: Ellucian, Oracle and Work Day to demonstrate how their integrated software products could improve our ability to more effectively serve our students.
Doyle
4421
Technology S1:11 Outlook 2013 Liko Puha

This hands-on presentation will explore standard features of Outlook 2013 to increase productivity. Topics include using favorites, contacts, searching and search folders, creating rules, calendaring, and using email templates. Advanced topic includes working with multiple mailboxes.
Space is limited to 39, Please RSVP at: https://goo.gl/Qna0JF
Maggini
2806
Wellness & Safety S1:15 Everyone Can Meditate Bette Smith

Meditation has become a medically proven tool for stress relief. The practice has many benefits, requires no special equipment and is free. This session introduces several types of meditation that everyone can do sitting in a chair with tips on breathing and relaxing the mind. Meditation is a way of recharging our energy and creating peaceful quality in our busy lives. Try creating a new pattern in your life with meditation. Caution: it might be habit forming.
Emeritus
1603
Wellness & Safety S1:16 Stress and Heart Health Kathleen Matthies, Tracy Ruelle
Link to Presenter Bio:
Workshop on stress and how it affects your heart. Guest speaker will be Dr. Conway who will speak on the dangers of stress, how to reduce the danger and how to recognize the symptoms of stress induced heart problems.
Space is limited to 54, Please RSVP to: X
Doyle
4246
VIDEO TAPE
Workplace Effectiveness S1:6 SRJC Green Tour of Buildings and Grounds at Santa Rosa Campus Tony Ichsan, Paul Bielen

Join us for a healthy, non-sitting, stroll, and learn about all of the sustainable features that the campus has adopted towards greening of our facilities, grounds and learning culture.
Emeritus
1588
Workplace Effectiveness & Staff Improvement S1:8 Escape - Beyond the Basics Session 1 Linda Close

This is a hands-on training in Escape on topics beyond the basics including quick links, keyboard shortcuts, mnemonics for date ranges, report favorites and how to share with others, budget and expenditure transfers, email notifications, and the message center. Must have prior Escape experience; this is not a class for absolute beginners. Space is limited to 29, please RSVP.
Space is limited to 29, Please RSVP to: lclose@santarosa.edu
Doyle
4420
Workplace Effectiveness & Staff Improvement S1:9 Basic Spanish in a Flash Susan Ackerman, Students

Fun, immersion activities for those with no background in Spanish. Learn how to greet, introduce yourself in Spanish, and ask basic questions to make our Latino students feel welcome on campus. Native Spanish speaking students will be there to give you a hand.
Emeritus
1509
Workplace Effectiveness & Staff Improvement S1:10 Electronic PAF and New Online NOA Program Linda Jay, Danielle Donica, Gina Waggoner

We will be explaining Electronic PAF procedures and tips. Also, we will introduce the new online NOA program and procedures.
Space is limited to 30, Please RSVP to: _
Emeritus
1628

SESSION 2
1:00PM-2:30PM
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Workplace Effectiveness & Staff Improvement S2:1 Measure H Mary Kay, Dr. Chong

Placeholder
Doyle
4th Floor Reading
S2:9 Tribute to Eduardo Galeano

Eduardo Galeano, a central figure in post-colonial literature and discourse, passed in April 2015. We remember him with readings (in Spanish and English) stories, some video.


Leadership Development & Management Techniques S2:10 ASCCC President / Senate Exec Committee David Morse, Robin Fautley
Link to Presenter Bio:
This is a placeholder for a workshop session led by the ASCCC President (David Morse) and the SRJC Academic Senate executive committee.
Bertolini
4731
Leadership Development & Mgmt. Techniques S2:11 The Ins and Outs of Student Employment Options at SRJC Barbara King, Angela Davis, Marianne Schwarz-Kesling

“Come and learn the process of hiring a student worker and finding additional funding to pay for it. Share tips about interviewing students, and the importance of evaluations. Discover how strength based practices can enhance your effectiveness as a supervisor. Bring your questions, challenges and success stories!”
Emeritus
1522
Teaching & Learning S2:4 Public Speaking Across the Curriculum AC Panella, Mary Pierce, Libby Simas

Many classes ask students to give presentations as part of their curriculum. This workshop will help faculty design assignments that improve the quality of presentations in class and incorporate concepts students learn in their communication courses. This workshop will address ways to reduce speech anxiety in students, grade or create rubrics for presentations, and ways to use presentation as a creative assessment.
Emeritus
1529
Teaching & Learning S2:6 Crowdfunding John Fritschen

Crowdfunding is an exciting new way for you or your students to help fund their projects. Whether they are starting a business, publishing a novel, producing a movie or song, or even raising money for college tuition, crowdfunding gives fans and followers the ability to contribute to the endeavor. Join us for a brief seminar on the nuts and bolts of Crowdfunding, best practices for successful projects and how to how to get your Crowdfunding campaign started.
Emeritus
1523
VIDEO TAPE
Teaching & Learning S2:14 Statway, An Alternative Path to Statistics Part 1 Rachel Mudge, Foothill College and Carnegie Foundation
Link to Presenter Bio:
Rachel Mudge will talk about the success of the Statway and Quantway, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching alternative programs at Foothill College. These programs are highly successful programs that focus intensive mathematics learning in a shorter amount of time so that students who are willing to work hard can be more successful. Quoting from Rachel's presentation at NISOD:Explore the facets of these highly successful programs, including innovative curriculum and pedagogy, embedded student success supports, robust professional development, and rapid analytics advanced through a network of researcher-practitioner collaboration.
Emeritus
1509
Technology S2:5 Next Generation of SIS and other Business Systems Scott Conrad, Don Webb, Will Baty

Review potential next generation SIS, Business and HR systems for the SRJC.
Doyle
4245
VIDEO TAPE
Wellness & Safety S2:7 Work/Life Balance Stuart Crabb
Link to Presenter Bio:
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Emeritus
Newman Auditorium
VIDEO TAPE
Wellness & Safety S2:8 Tapping Ben Schwarcz
Link to Presenter Bio:
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Doyle
4246
VIDEO TAPE
Workplace Effectiveness S2:13 Farm Fresh Food: Just One Recipe Away ... Leonard Diggs and Jim Cason

Farm to Table
Culinary Arts
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Workplace Effectiveness & Staff Improvement S2:2 Escape - Beyond the Basics Session 2 (This is a repeat of Session 1) Linda Close

This is a hands-on training in Escape on topics beyond the basics including quick links, keyboard shortcuts, mnemonics for date ranges, report favorites and how to share with others, budget and expenditure transfers, email notifications, and the message center. Must have prior Escape experience; this is not a class for absolute beginners. Space is limited to 29, please RSVP.
Space is limited to 29, Please RSVP to: lclose@santarosa.edu.
Doyle
4420
Workplace Effectiveness & Staff Improvement S2:3 Planning Your SRJC Drupal Website Robert Thompson

“Are you ready to migrate your old SRJC webpages to a Drupal site? Planning for and creating content for your website pages is often the biggest hurdle to get over. Once you have the content, the next challenge is deciding how best to present it. This workshop will suggest ideas and provide pointers on how to plan, create, organize, and present your SRJC website content. Storyboarding and sitemap concepts and screen design principles will be explained. Planning for site users with accessibility issues will also be discussed. There will be an explanation of the College Drupal themes and how to decide which one is best for your content. Best practice examples will be shown using department and committee Drupal sites from our College. Please note that this is NOT a workshop on how to use Drupal as a content administrator. Limited seating. RSVP to Debbie Conover at 707-524-1550, dconover@santarosa.edu
Space is Limited to 29, Please RSVP to: _
Doyle
4421
S2:12 Grants Cathy Prince and Shawn Brumbach

TBD - workshop placeholder submitted on behalf of CP
Emeritus
1520

SESSION 3
2:45PM-4:15PM
THEME # TITLE PRESENTERS DESCRIPTION LOCATION
Workplace Effectiveness & Staff Improvement S3:1 Drupal Refresher Robert Thompson

This workshop is intended for individuals who have previously completed one of our Train the Trainers sessions AND who have been approved to migrate their current web pages to Drupal. It is an opportunity for attendees to receive additional hands-on training and ask questions.
Space is limited to 29, Please RSVP to: X
Doyle
4421
Leadership Development & Management Techniques S3:7 ASCCC President / Academic Affairs David Morse, Mary Kay Rudolph
Link to Presenter Bio:
This is a placeholder for a workshop led by the ASCCC President (David Morse) and Mary Kay Rudolph.
Bertolini Second Floor
4731
Student Support S3:2 Title 9 Karen Furukawa, Patie Wegman

Placeholder
Emeritus
1523
VIDEO TAPE
Student Support S3:10 Student Support (Re) defined: How Faculty Can Support Student Success Dr. Darla Cooper
Link to Presenter Bio:
At this session, Dr. Darla Cooper will meet with faculty to discuss how key role faculty members play in student success based on the findings from Student Support (Re) defined. Attendees will discuss 10 Ways Faculty Can Support Student Success, a resource developed from the study that offers students' suggestions for how instructors can uniquely support their achievement. Participants will identify what they may already be doing and explore new ways to assist students. Attendees will leave with ideas on how they can regularly help students achieve the six success factors in their own work.
Bertolini Second Floor
4734
VIDEO TAPE
Teaching & Learning S3:3 Editing the texting generation: how u can make ur students better writers Anne Belden

A hands-on workshop to improve your own writing and that of your Millennial students. Topics include an overview of—and strategies for teaching—agreement, conciseness, punctuation, passive voice, clarity, specificity, word choice, word order and more.
Emeritus
1529
Teaching & Learning S3:11 Statway, An Alternative Path to Statistics Part 2 Discussion Rachel Mudge, Foothill College and Carnegie Foundation
Link to Presenter Bio:
Rachel Mudge will talk about the success of the Statway and Quantway, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching alternative programs at Foothill College. These programs are highly successful programs that focus intensive mathematics learning in a shorter amount of time so that students who are willing to work hard can be more successful. Quoting from Rachel's presentation at NISOD:Explore the facets of these highly successful programs, including innovative curriculum and pedagogy, embedded student success supports, robust professional development, and rapid analytics advanced through a network of researcher-practitioner collaboration.
Emeritus
1509
Technology S3:4 Outlook Web Application (OWA) Liko Puha

The Outlook Web Application is a powerful tool for accessing and working with your email remotely. This hands-on presentation will explore the standard features of OWA which includes working with attachments, contacts, searching, creating rules, calendaring, and signatures.
Space is limited to 29, Please RSVP to: X
Doyle
4420
Wellness & Safety S3:5 Surviving an Active Shooter Situation Sgt. Steven Potter

Sgt. Steven Potter will host a presentation that includes viewing the video, ‘Shots Fired on Campus - When Lightning Strikes’. The presentation provides expert guidance for surviving an active shooter situation. Following the presentation, Sgt. Potter will be available to answer questions from the audience.
Doyle
4245
Wellness & Safety S3:6 Stress Reduction T.Turetsky
Link to Presenter Bio:
Placeholder
Doyle
4246
VIDEO TAPE
S3:8 Petaluma Visioning Catherine Williams, Matthew Long

A district-wide conversation about how Petaluma Campus can best meet our community's educational needs. This is a town-hall style meeting space (not a lecture) to discuss potential strategies. These strategies will be incorporated into the future plans for Petaluma Campus, which will be presented at a follow-up Spring 2016 PDA session.
Emeritus
1520
S3:9 Faculty Evaluations Made EZ Abe Farkas

Learn the ins and outs of doing faculty evaluations for tenure review, regular and adjunct faculty. Do it the easy way with less paperwork and anxiety.
Emeritus
1607
All Employees S4:1 Preventing Sexual Harassment
Link to Presenter Bio:
Placeholder
Emeritus
1599
Department S4:2 Test Item Writing Workshop for Nurse Educators ADN Faculty

Faculty will spend the session discussing whether or not our instructor-made exams are preparing students for the standardized exam they take at the end of the program. We will investigate how our exams relate to our SLOs . The outcome for the session will be to provide nursing faculty with the knowledge, skills and ability to develop meaningful exams based on sound testing and measurement principles. Faculty will practice revising test questions with the goal of increasing students’ critical thinking.
Race Building
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Department S4:3 Dept. Meeting - SSSP Implementation Norberto Quiroz, Audrey Spall

Department Workshop to develop plans to respond to SSSP mandates for educational plans for credit and non credit students. Development of plan necessitating procedural changes resulting from moving fall registration to spring.
Emeritus
1519
Department S4:4 Child Development Future Directions, Part II Alice Hampton, Jeanie Harmon, Laura Vallejo, Paul Moosman, Yolanda Garcia, Renee Murakami

This workshop is for Child Development faculty and staff. It is part II of a planning process designed to set goals and future directions for the department. Having identified specific action items, we develop a concrete plan and specific timeline to meet our goals.
Call Center
3864
Department S4:5 Curriculum Review Karen Frindell-Teuscher, Galen George, Mas Iimura, Tatjana Omcren, Joe Fassler, Orlando Raola, Younes Ataiiyan, Derek Padilla, Jan Kmetko and Jon Marhenke

Discussion of Chemistry & Physics Program offerings and outcomes
Bech Hall
1999
Department S4:6 English Department Curriculum, Pedagogy, and Culture Workshop Terry Mulcaire & other English Dept. faculty, tbd

The English Department will continue its discussion of revising the pathway; best practices in pedagogy, especially regarding our work with second-language students; and the Department's internal structures and leadership needs.
Emeritus
1518
Department S4:7 Topics and Issues in ESL TBA

Current topics and issues that directly affect SRJC's ESL department and program will be discussed. This workshop will be specifically designed for ESL professionals, but anyone is welcome to attend.
Barnett
1289
Department S4:11 Departmental Activity Gina Lord

PRPP and EMS training
Maggini
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Department S4:12 DRDP 2015 Kari Poulsen and Tina Rosenberg

Overview of the DRDP (Desired Results Developmental Profile) 2015 for Children's Center teaching staff. Includes a comparison to the DRDP 2010, as well as an examination of the domains, measures and developmental levels.
Call Center
3862
Wellness & Safety S4:8 Emergency Preparedness Exercise Doug Kuula, Rick Ehlert, Don Silverek

Place holder: An emergency preparedness exercise.
Bech Hall
1901
Wellness & Safety S4:9 Hike of Pepperwood Preserve TBA

Placeholder
Space is limited to 30, Please RSVP to: X
Pepperwood

Workplace Effectiveness & Interpersonal Skills S4:10 Applying Improvisation Skills in the Workplace Bess Eiermann

Right now in the world's top organizations, the tools of improvisation are helping individuals and teams to deal with change and complexity. By increasing people's capacity to be spontaneous and generously work together, these tools enable leaders to be more effective in presence, agility and communication skills, often in difficult situations. Improv occurs when a group of people agree to support one another through a period of great uncertainty. To make that dynamic even possible, improvisers must generate good will, humor, warmth and a high energy that drives spontaneity. In this workshop, we will explore improve games that promote team building in a fun, supportive and spontaneous atmosphere. Come learn these new tools that can be applied to our everyday lives and in the places we work.
Emeritus
1588
Workplace Effectiveness & Interpersonal Skills S4:13 Of Interest to Hourly Faculty 2015 - 2016 All Faculty Association

Presentation will focus on current issues important to hourly faculty members. Topics will cover evaluation process, conciliation/grievance overview, and more. There will be door prizes and light refreshments.
Shuhaw
1764


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