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FALL 2007 - Menu of Professional Development Choices

SPRING 2008 SPRING 2007 ONGOING / ONLINE ARCHIVE

Welcome to the Staff Development Menu of Professional Development Activities. This menu lists activities that have been identified as appropriate for professional growth. While most of the activities are open to all, there are some which may be specific to one constituent group. Workshops will be identified with target audience.

PLEASE CHECK BACK FREQUENTLY FOR UPDATES AND LATEST INFORMATION!

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ONLINE ACTIVITIES

The Following are pre-approved online activities.
Be sure to complete the end-of-session survey and attach it to your verification form to receive flex credit.

DATE

activity LOCATION

ONGOING
ONLINE

Flex Credit:
0.5 - 3.0 hrs.

AO:01 4FACULTY.ORG

A special site at 4Faculty.Org offers a great variety of workshops to enhance your educational delivery. Examples are "Developing a Syllabus," "Facing students on the first day," "Educational Legislation," etc. If you do not have an account, identify yourself as an SRJC employee, and you will have free access.

How do I get started?

  • To create your user ID and password:
  • Go to 4faculty.org
  • In the Log In box (upper right of screen), click on “set up account
  • Fill in the required (*) information.
  • Click “sign me up”.

This activity fulfills Article 22 criteria B and AB 1725 criteria 1

4faculty.org

FACULTY

ONGOING
ONLINE

Flex Credit:
2.0 Hr

AO:02 Grant Proposal

This online workshop guides you through the process of developing a proposal to obtain grants or other funding. The elements are universal and applicable to all types of proposals. Must complete the Grant Proposal Assessment Test to be eligible for flex credit.

This activity fulfills Article 22 criteria B and AB 1725 criteria 6

Grant Proposal

Grant Proposal Assessment Test

ONGOING
ONLINE

Flex Credit:
1.0 Hr.

AO:03 Curriculum Online Workshop

Explore the CURRICULUM REVIEW COMMITTEE web pages, take an online test, successful completion of an online test equals one hour of flex credit. First, go to the web site, http://www.santarosa.edu/curriculum to become acquainted with the online curriculum workshop "The Wizard". Then take the assessment test for flex credit.

This activity fulfills Article 22 criteria B and AB 1725 criteria 6

Curriculum Workshop

FACULTY

ONGOING
ONLINE

Flex Credit:
1.5 hrs.

AO:04 "Dare to Care": Disability Accommodations Training Environment

This project is a free interactive multimedia simulative training program in which faculty learn to identify and handle disabled student issues in their on-campus and Distance Learning classes. This project was developed by the Instructional Technology Development Center (ITDC) at Long Beach City College, and funded in part by a three-year grant from the Fund for the Improvement of Post-secondary Education (FIPSE) at the U.S. Department of Education.

This activity fulfills Article 22 criteria B and AB 1725 criteria 1

DARE

ALL

ONGOING
ONLINE

Flex Credit:
1.0 Hr

AO:05 Accreditation Primer

In this on-line Accreditation primer, staff will get an overview of the accreditation process and insight into what's happening at SRJC.

Click here to access this online activity.

This activity fulfills Article 22 criteria B & C.

Ongoing Online

ALL

ONGOING
ONLINE

Flex Credit:
2.0 Hrs

AO:06 Sexual Harassment Training

The workshop will be presented by Workplaceanswers.com and includes instruction on Federal and California laws and court decisions regarding liability for sexual harassment, strategies for recognizing and eliminating sexual harassment in the workplace and the in the classroom, strategies for personally confronting situations involving sexual harassment, and exercises focused on understanding and using the above strategies. This instruction is interactive, as the participants can ask questions and receive a response.

Click here for to access the training.

This activity fulfills Article 22 criteria B & C.

Ongoing Online

Managers and Dept. Chairs

Approved Activities/Workshops

On the list below, IF A NUMBER OF FLEX HOURS IS INDICATED, the activity has been pre-approved for Flex Credit.
For an activity that does not list specific hours available or is not on the following list, you may submit an Independent Flex Activity Proposal Form for committee review and approval for Flex credit.

DATE

activity LOCATION

August 2007


Aug 20-Oct 13
Flex Credit:
1.0 Hr

AA:F07:08N The Great Petaluma Marsh
Exhibit on display August 20-October 13

The lower twelve miles of the Petaluma River flow through the Petaluma Marsh, the largest remaining salt marsh in San Pablo Bay. The marsh covers 5,000 acres and is surrounded by approximately 7,000 acres of reclaimed wetlands. Restoration efforts have turned the marsh into a favorite bird watching site. Great Blue Herons, along with Great and Snowy Egrets make the marsh a year-round home. Teal, Black-necked Stilts, and Long-billed Curlews are among the many species that flock here in winter months. The endangered salt marsh harvest mouse can be found nosing through the pickleweed. This magnificent wetlands and the wildlife that inhabit it have inspired artists and photographers for decades. This exhibit will include maps of the area as well as interpretive panels, watercolors, paintings and photographs. 

The exhibit will be held at the Mahoney Library on SRJC’s Petaluma Campus, 680 Sonoma Mt. Parkway in east Petaluma.  For more information, please call 707-778-3974.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Petaluma Campus.

Mahoney Library

Petaluma Campus

ALL


8/9/07
8am-3pm
Flex Credit:
7.0 Hrs

AA:F07:11 Sonoma County Office of Education Career and Technical Education Conference
Offered by the Sonoma County Office of Education

Industry, educators, counselors and administrators focus on skills and knowledge students
need in a technological, information-based society. Challenge assumptions, embrace best
practices and change what needs to be changed for students to meet the demands of our
global economy.

Location: The Doubletree Hotel
1 Doubletree Dr., Rohnert Park
To register: Call 707-524-2720 or download form at www.scoe.rop.org

Double Tree Hotel

Rohnert Park

8/10/07

8:30am-12:00pm
Flex Credit:
3.5 Hrs.

AA:F07:02E Red Cross Certified CPR Training
Carol Ann Dolinsek

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is an emergency first aid procedure for a victim of cardiac arrest. It is part of the chain of survival, which includes early acces to emergency medical services, early CPR, early defibrillation, and early advanced care. It is also performed as part of the choking protocol if all else has failed. It can be performed by trained laypersons or by health care or emergency response professionals.

Call Environmental Health & Safety at 527-4803 for training location and to reserve a space.
This activity fulfills Article 22 criteria B and C

Location TBA
Petaluma Campus

Staff & Regular Faculty

8/16/07

10:00am-12:30pm
Flex Credit:
2.5 Hrs.

AA:F07:15 Adjunct Faculty Orientation
Sponsored by Staff Development and AFA

Orientation for new and seasoned adjunct faculty covering the following areas: Admissions and Records, Payroll, Academic Senate, AFA, District Police, Library and Petaluma Faculty Forum.

Refreshments provided through the generosity of the All Faculty Association.

Doyle Library 4246

Adjunct Faculty

8/24/07

8:00 - 9:30pm
Flex Credit:
1.5 Hrs

AA:F07:08A Starship Earth: Future Evolution
Lynda Williams

Join the Physics Chanteuse, aka Lynda Williams (SRJC physics instructor), in a live multimedia-musical-theater one-woman-show in which she blends science, song and personal narrative into a provocative exploration of past and future evolution of life aboard Starship Earth and beyond. Her smart and sassy critical analysis of the state of the Universe includes (but is not limited to) such diverse hot topics as climate change, astrobiology, space ecology, complexity theory, quantum entanglement, extraterrestrials, spirituality, philosophy, string theory, entropy, nuclear weapons, sex, love, violence and politics.

Recommended for mature audiences due to adult language and content. General seating only.  Highly recommended to purchase tickets in advance at the community education office, 527-4372. 

Friday and Saturday, August 24, 25, 31
and September 1, 8pm (show is approx. 90 minutes)
Tickets: $10 general, $5 students
Box office opens at 6pm, doors open at 7:30pm

Newman Auditorium

ALL

8/25/07

8:00 - 9:30pm
Flex Credit:
1.5 Hrs

AA:F07:08A-R Starship Earth: Future Evolution
Lynda Williams

Join the Physics Chanteuse, aka Lynda Williams (SRJC physics instructor), in a live multimedia-musical-theater one-woman-show in which she blends science, song and personal narrative into a provocative exploration of past and future evolution of life aboard Starship Earth and beyond. Her smart and sassy critical analysis of the state of the Universe includes (but is not limited to) such diverse hot topics as climate change, astrobiology, space ecology, complexity theory, quantum entanglement, extraterrestrials, spirituality, philosophy, string theory, entropy, nuclear weapons, sex, love, violence and politics.

Recommended for mature audiences due to adult language and content. General seating only.  Highly recommended to purchase tickets in advance at the community education office, 527-4372. 

Friday and Saturday, August 24, 25, 31
and September 1, 8pm (show is approx. 90 minutes)
Tickets: $10 general, $5 students
Box office opens at 6pm, doors open at 7:30pm

Newman Auditorium

ALL

8/27/07

12:15pm
Flex Credit:
1.0 Hrs

AA:F07:08B A World Between
Film screening by executive producer Jason Rezaian

A World Between is the true story of a young Iranian American raised in Marin, who travels to Iran to discover his father’s homeland. Not burdened by the typical stereotypes held by Americans about Iran, he discovers a land in many ways different than expected, but one that has much more in common with America than one would think. His encounters take him across the country, from the teeming capital of Tehran, to the center of Ancient Persia in Esfahan, and finally to the home of his ancestors Iran’s holiest city, Mashhad.

Newman Auditorium

ALL

8/27/07

7:00pm
Flex Credit:
1.0 Hrs

AA:F07:08B-R A World Between
Film screening by executive producer Jason Rezaian

A World Between is the true story of a young Iranian American raised in Marin, who travels to Iran to discover his father’s homeland. Not burdened by the typical stereotypes held by Americans about Iran, he discovers a land in many ways different than expected, but one that has much more in common with America than one would think. His encounters take him across the country, from the teeming capital of Tehran, to the center of Ancient Persia in Esfahan, and finally to the home of his ancestors Iran’s holiest city, Mashhad.

Mahoney Library

Petaluma Campus

ALL

8/31/07

8:00 - 9:30pm
Flex Credit:
1.5 Hrs

AA:F07:08A-R Starship Earth: Future Evolution
Lynda Williams

Join the Physics Chanteuse, aka Lynda Williams (SRJC physics instructor), in a live multimedia-musical-theater one-woman-show in which she blends science, song and personal narrative into a provocative exploration of past and future evolution of life aboard Starship Earth and beyond. Her smart and sassy critical analysis of the state of the Universe includes (but is not limited to) such diverse hot topics as climate change, astrobiology, space ecology, complexity theory, quantum entanglement, extraterrestrials, spirituality, philosophy, string theory, entropy, nuclear weapons, sex, love, violence and politics.

Recommended for mature audiences due to adult language and content. General seating only.  Highly recommended to purchase tickets in advance at the community education office, 527-4372. 

Friday and Saturday, August 24, 25, 31
and September 1, 8pm (show is approx. 90 minutes)
Tickets: $10 general, $5 students
Box office opens at 6pm, doors open at 7:30pm

Newman Auditorium

ALL

September 2007

Aug 20-Oct 13
Flex Credit:
1.0 Hr

AA:F07:08N The Great Petaluma Marsh
Exhibit on display August 20-October 13

The lower twelve miles of the Petaluma River flow through the Petaluma Marsh, the largest remaining salt marsh in San Pablo Bay. The marsh covers 5,000 acres and is surrounded by approximately 7,000 acres of reclaimed wetlands. Restoration efforts have turned the marsh into a favorite bird watching site. Great Blue Herons, along with Great and Snowy Egrets make the marsh a year-round home. Teal, Black-necked Stilts, and Long-billed Curlews are among the many species that flock here in winter months. The endangered salt marsh harvest mouse can be found nosing through the pickleweed. This magnificent wetlands and the wildlife that inhabit it have inspired artists and photographers for decades. This exhibit will include maps of the area as well as interpretive panels, watercolors, paintings and photographs. 

The exhibit will be held at the Mahoney Library on SRJC’s Petaluma Campus, 680 Sonoma Mt. Parkway in east Petaluma.  For more information, please call 707-778-3974.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Petaluma Campus.

Mahoney Library

Petaluma Campus

ALL

9/1/07

8:00 - 9:30pm
Flex Credit:
1.5 Hrs

AA:F07:08A-R Starship Earth: Future Evolution
Lynda Williams

Join the Physics Chanteuse, aka Lynda Williams (SRJC physics instructor), in a live multimedia-musical-theater one-woman-show in which she blends science, song and personal narrative into a provocative exploration of past and future evolution of life aboard Starship Earth and beyond. Her smart and sassy critical analysis of the state of the Universe includes (but is not limited to) such diverse hot topics as climate change, astrobiology, space ecology, complexity theory, quantum entanglement, extraterrestrials, spirituality, philosophy, string theory, entropy, nuclear weapons, sex, love, violence and politics.

Recommended for mature audiences due to adult language and content. General seating only.  Highly recommended to purchase tickets in advance at the community education office, 527-4372. 

Friday and Saturday, August 24, 25, 31
and September 1, 8pm (show is approx. 90 minutes)
Tickets: $10 general, $5 students
Box office opens at 6pm, doors open at 7:30pm

Newman Auditorium

ALL

9/1/07

3:00pm

AA:F07:12 Accupressure
Deborah Myers
Sponsored by the Classified Staff Development Committee

Health….is Right at Your Fingertips!! 

Discover ways to reduce stress, relieve discomfort and pain, and promote healing!!

Deborah Myers, founder and director of Health at Your Fingertips, will be sharing self-help techniques, including acupressure and Jin Shin Jyutsu, that will help you relieve symptoms, increase vitality and productivity, compliment your exercise program and help you recover from trauma. 

Deborah provides individual and group consultations across the country.  She is a licensed continuing education provider for California Board of Registered Nursing.  Check out her website at www.healthatyourfingertips.com to find out more about her work.

Location TBD

ALL

9/5/07


12:00 - 1:00
Flex Credit 1.0 Hrs.

AA:F07:02H DSL (Department Safety Leader) – Level 2 SEMS/NIMS
Don Silverek, District Police

This second level training course is mandated by Federal and State law. It is part of preparing staff and faculty to plan, exercise and evaluate their emergency response abilities. Participants will learn why and how the Standardized emergency management System, known as SEMS was developed. The National Incident Management System or NIMS will be explained. They will receive an overview of the Incident Command System or ICS> These three systems will illustrate how our own District fits into the local operational area, regional, state and federal response plan. This level 2 training needs to be taken once and fulfills the mandated requirements of IS-700. Successful completion of both DSL/Level 1 course and the DSL/Level 2 course makes the participant eligible to receive safety gear.

This activity fulfills Article 22 criteria B and AB 1725 criteria 7

Location TBA
Santa Rosa Campus

Staff/Regular Faculty

9/10/07

12:15pm
Flex Credit:
1.0 Hrs

AA:F07:08C After Fossil Fuels: Sustainable Energy Options
Richard Heinberg

Richard Heinberg, core faculty at New College of California, a fellow of the Post Carbon Institute, and one of America’s foremost peak oil educators, will discuss the overwhelming significance of the energy transition of the 21st century. The industrial world’s dependence on depleting fossil fuels leaves societies vulnerable to both climate chaos and energy shortages. Heinberg will highlight vulnerabilities of our food, transportation, and electrical grid systems and will assess sustainable energy alternatives.

Newman Auditorium

ALL

9/12/07


10:00-11:00am
Flex Credit 1.0 Hrs.

AA:F07:02H-R DSL (Department Safety Leader) – Level 2 SEMS/NIMS
Don Silverek, District Police

This second level training course is mandated by Federal and State law. It is part of preparing staff and faculty to plan, exercise and evaluate their emergency response abilities. Participants will learn why and how the Standardized emergency management System, known as SEMS was developed. The National Incident Management System or NIMS will be explained. They will receive an overview of the Incident Command System or ICS> These three systems will illustrate how our own District fits into the local operational area, regional, state and federal response plan. This level 2 training needs to be taken once and fulfills the mandated requirements of IS-700. Successful completion of both DSL/Level 1 course and the DSL/Level 2 course makes the participant eligible to receive safety gear.

This activity fulfills Article 22 criteria B and AB 1725 criteria 7

Location TBA
Petaluma Campus

Staff/Regular Faculty

9/13/07


2:00-3:00pm
Flex Credit 1.0 Hrs.

AA:F07:02H-R2 DSL (Department Safety Leader) – Level 2 SEMS/NIMS
Don Silverek, District Police

This second level training course is mandated by Federal and State law. It is part of preparing staff and faculty to plan, exercise and evaluate their emergency response abilities. Participants will learn why and how the Standardized emergency management System, known as SEMS was developed. The National Incident Management System or NIMS will be explained. They will receive an overview of the Incident Command System or ICS> These three systems will illustrate how our own District fits into the local operational area, regional, state and federal response plan. This level 2 training needs to be taken once and fulfills the mandated requirements of IS-700. Successful completion of both DSL/Level 1 course and the DSL/Level 2 course makes the participant eligible to receive safety gear.

This activity fulfills Article 22 criteria B and AB 1725 criteria 7

Location TBA
Santa Rosa Campus

Staff/Regular Faculty

9/14/07


12:00-1:30pm

AA:F07:16 Administrative/Executive Assistant Forum and Manual
Alicia Jourdain, Kimberly Kalember, Kelly Mackura
(AE Forum Group)

The presentation of the administrative/executive resource manual will provide all administrative and executive assistants access to current academic, administrative and technical knowledge. The manual includes current information on: policies and procedures, contact lists for high-demand departments/offices, step by step instructions on critical procedures, information on District governance and organizational charts and web resources.

Race 4061

All Staff

Fall Session starts 9/14/07

1:00-3:00pm
Flex Credit:
2.0 hrs.

AA:F07:01A CATE Workshop Series - Overview and Personal Homepages
Bill Stone, CATE

CATE, the Center for Advanced Technology in Education, offers a series of training workshops related to SRJC's "Sisters" courseware application for online classes and traditional classes with online content. Because sessions are may be over-enrolled, they are subject to cancellation or postponement; please be sure to reserve your place in advance.

The workshops are arranged so that the earliest ones cover the easiest and most commonly used modules, while the later workshops cover the more advanced modules. For example, almost everyone can easily understand and utilize personal homepages, which are covered in the first workshop. On the other hand, class message boards and gradebooks are more sophisticated and not utilized by as many instructors, so they're not covered until the final two workshops.

Each workshop also builds on material presented in the previous sessions, so they need to be taken in the designated sequence.

Register here!

This activity fulfills Article 22 criteria B and AB 1725 criteria 7

Doyle Library
4420

FACULTY

9/14/07

1:00- 3:00pm
Flex Credit:
2.0 Hrs

GRP:F07:14A New Faculty Seminar Series
Tammy Sakanashi

New Regular Faculty will participate in an overview of various services and facilities as part of their orientation to Santa Rosa Junior College. Today's topic is:
Center for New Media and the Doyle Library
Will Baty and John Hemenway

Doyle 4421

New Regular Faculty

9/17/07

12:15pm
Flex Credit:
1.0 Hr

AA:F07:08D The Visionary State: A Journey Through California’s Spiritual Landscape
Erik Davis

An acclaimed culture critic, Erik Davis explores our state in his new book The Visionary State: A Journey Through California’s Spiritual Landscape.  California boasts a spiritual landscape as varied and fertile as its geography. Travel through this landscape as Davis discusses California’s unique contributions to the world of spirituality, from Spanish missions to modern-day cults, from the sacred to the profane, including some sites in Sonoma County.  Connecting history and religion, place and creed, Davis tells the full story of California consciousness.

Newman Auditorium

ALL

 

9/17/07

7:00pm
Flex Credit:
1.0 Hr

AA:F07:08D The Visionary State: A Journey Through California’s Spiritual Landscape
Erik Davis

An acclaimed culture critic, Erik Davis explores our state in his new book The Visionary State: A Journey Through California’s Spiritual Landscape.  California boasts a spiritual landscape as varied and fertile as its geography. Travel through this landscape as Davis discusses California’s unique contributions to the world of spirituality, from Spanish missions to modern-day cults, from the sacred to the profane, including some sites in Sonoma County.  Connecting history and religion, place and creed, Davis tells the full story of California consciousness.

Mahoney Library

Petaluma Campus

ALL

 

9/20/07

2:00pm

AA:F07:13 Aromatherapy
Tina August
Sponsored by the Classified Staff Development Committee

Aromatherapy is a buzz word today. Many people look at aromatherapy as using scent in some form, such as lighting scented candles, so the scent will fill the room and evoke a certain mood. True “Aromatherapy” can be defined as the controlled use of essential oils to maintain and promote physical, psychological, and spiritual well being. Essential oils are “vital substances” – the natural alchemical synergy of plant and sun. The goal of the workshop is to give an introduction to the essential oils and provide the necessary tools to perceive and apply the oils as messengers of energy and consciousness, while appreciating the unique healing force that they yield.

Maggini Hall 2801

ALL

9/21/07

1:00 - 3:00pm
Flex Credit:
2.0 Hrs.

AA:F07:01B CATE: Course Homepages and Section Homepages
Bill Stone

Part of the continuing series of CATE trainings. For more information see Cate Training Schedule.

Each workshop builds on material presented in the previous sessions, so they need to be taken in the designated sequence.

Register here!

This activity fulfills Article 22 criteria B and AB 1725 criteria 7

Doyle Library
4420

FACULTY

9/25/07

3:00 - 4:00pm
Flex Credit:
1.0 Hr

AA:F07:17 2007 SCJCD Community Needs Assessment: Review & Discussion
KC Greaney and the Regional Community Needs Assessment Team

Over the past year, the Office of Institutional Research conducted a broad Community Needs Assessment to better understand the educational needs of the community that we serve. At this session, the key findings will be presented, with ample time for questions and discussion. Come hear how community needs are changing, and with your colleagues begin thinking about how best we can meet these changing needs.

Petaluma Campus
191

ALL

9/26/07

3:00pm

AA:F07:12 Acupressure
Deborah Myers
Sponsored by the Classified Staff Development Committee

Health….is Right at Your Fingertips!! 

Discover ways to reduce stress, relieve discomfort and pain, and promote healing!!

Deborah Myers, founder and director of Health at Your Fingertips, will be sharing self-help techniques, including acupressure and Jin Shin Jyutsu, that will help you relieve symptoms, increase vitality and productivity, compliment your exercise program and help you recover from trauma. 

Deborah provides individual and group consultations across the country.  She is a licensed continuing education provider for California Board of Registered Nursing.  Check out her website at www.healthatyourfingertips.com to find out more about her work.

Doyle Library 4245

ALL

9/26/07

5:30 - 6:30pm
Flex Credit:
1.0 Hr

AA:F07:17-R1 2007 SCJCD Community Needs Assessment: Review & Discussion
KC Greaney and the Regional Community Needs Assessment Team

Over the past year, the Office of Institutional Research conducted a broad Community Needs Assessment to better understand the educational needs of the community that we serve. At this session, the key findings will be presented, with ample time for questions and discussion. Come hear how community needs are changing, and with your colleagues begin thinking about how best we can meet these changing needs.

Lark Hall
2009

ALL

9/27/07

1:00 - 2:00pm
Flex Credit:
1.0 Hr

AA:F07:17-R2 2007 SCJCD Community Needs Assessment: Review & Discussion
KC Greaney and the Regional Community Needs Assessment Team

Over the past year, the Office of Institutional Research conducted a broad Community Needs Assessment to better understand the educational needs of the community that we serve. At this session, the key findings will be presented, with ample time for questions and discussion. Come hear how community needs are changing, and with your colleagues begin thinking about how best we can meet these changing needs.

Barnett Hall
1265

ALL

9/27/07

7:00pm
Flex Credit:
1.5 Hrs

AA:F07:08E Capacity Building:  A New Model for Sustainable Development in Africa
Joyce Lwande Oneko and Peter Verbiscar-Brown with Global Partners for Development

There is a new vision of sustainable development, a shift in attitude from powerlessness to self-determination.  Joyce Oneko, an internationally known leader in the grassroots women’s movement of Kenya, will present this model of “capacity building” and its rapid growth in many communities of rural East Africa. Oneko and Peter Verbiscar-Brown, from US based Global Partners for Development, will illustrate the roles of women in sustaining income-generating activities for survival, promoting education and financial security, and serving as primary caregivers in the battle with HIV/AIDS.  Oneko’s Kenyan organization, Mama na Dada, in partnership with nonprofit Global Partners for Development, is meeting the challenges of poverty and the devastation of the HIV/AIDS pandemic with remarkable and inspirational success.

Newman Auditorium

ALL

9/28/07

9:00am
Flex Credit:
2.0 Hrs

AA:F07:18 Petaluma Campus Forum
Dr. L. Jane Saldaña-Talley, Vice President/Executive Dean

This forum will provide details on the progess of Phase II Petaluma Campus build-out and the "Phase R" (remodel) and accelerated move-in schedule. All SRJC faculty and staff are welcome. Q & A session included.

Petaluma Campus
Room 131

ALL

9/28/07

1:00 - 3:00pm
Flex Credit:
2.0 Hrs.

AA:F07:01C CATE: Images, File Management, and Navigation
Bill Stone, CATE

Part of the continuing series of CATE trainings. For more information see Cate Training Schedule.

Each workshop builds on material presented in the previous sessions, so they need to be taken in the designated sequence.

Register here!

This activity fulfills Article 22 criteria B and AB 1725 criteria 7

Doyle Library
4420

FACULTY

October 2007

Aug 20-Oct 13
Flex Credit:
1.0 Hr

AA:F07:08N The Great Petaluma Marsh
Exhibit on display August 20-October 13

The lower twelve miles of the Petaluma River flow through the Petaluma Marsh, the largest remaining salt marsh in San Pablo Bay. The marsh covers 5,000 acres and is surrounded by approximately 7,000 acres of reclaimed wetlands. Restoration efforts have turned the marsh into a favorite bird watching site. Great Blue Herons, along with Great and Snowy Egrets make the marsh a year-round home. Teal, Black-necked Stilts, and Long-billed Curlews are among the many species that flock here in winter months. The endangered salt marsh harvest mouse can be found nosing through the pickleweed. This magnificent wetlands and the wildlife that inhabit it have inspired artists and photographers for decades. This exhibit will include maps of the area as well as interpretive panels, watercolors, paintings and photographs. 

The exhibit will be held at the Mahoney Library on SRJC’s Petaluma Campus, 680 Sonoma Mt. Parkway in east Petaluma.  For more information, please call 707-778-3974.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Petaluma Campus.

Mahoney Library

Petaluma Campus

ALL

Oct 22-Dec 14
Flex Credit:
1.0 Hr

AA:F07:08O In a Word: Collages by Clea Austin and Geri DiGiorno
Exhibit on display October 22-December 14

In this exhibition the poet and visual artist merge, giving context to an emotional journey. Cast off fragments and ephemera are given a new life in two and three dimensional compositions. Discarded books and magazines become canvases exploring personal stories or creating flights of fantasy. Geri Digiorno is the current Sonoma County Poet Laureate. She is an artist and the founder and director of The Petaluma Poetry Walk, an annual event that celebrates its 12th anniversary this year. Poet, songwriter and artist, Clea Austin has created collage and mixed media artwork for over twenty years.  Her costume and interior design work has been featured nationally. 

The exhibit will be held at the Mahoney Library on SRJC’s Petaluma Campus, 680 Sonoma Mt. Parkway in east Petaluma.  For more information, please call 707-778-3974.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Petaluma Campus.

Mahoney Library

Petaluma Campus

ALL

10/1/07

12:15pm
Flex Credit:
1.0 Hr

AA:F07:08F The Jane Austen Book Club
Karen Joy Fowler

We kick off the English department’s year-long study of Jane Austen’s novel, Pride and Prejudice, with a presentation by Karen Joy Fowler, winner of the Nebula Award and author of the best seller, The Jane Austen Book Club.  Fowler will discuss the popularity of Austen’s novels and how they continue to inspire readers and writers today.

Newman Auditorium

ALL

10/3/07

12:00pm
Flex Credit:
2.0 Hrs

AA:F07:19A Autism Spectrum Disorders and Asperger’s Syndrome- “What Do I as  College Faculty or Staff Need to Know?”
Laura Aspinall, laspinall@santarosa.edu
Dena Bliss, dbliss@santarosa.edu

October is Disability Awareness Month!

In recent years the diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders and Asperger’s Syndrome has increased dramatically. These students while academically prepared for college, often struggle to navigate the complex social and interpersonal worlds of the “neuro-typical”. Come learn about the needs of this population, as well as about common misconceptions.  This workshop will include information presented by Disability Resources faculty as well as a student panel comprised of students with autism and Asperger’s diagnoses.


AA:F07:19J Disability Resources Department Liaison Program

Flex credit available: 1.5 hours

Did you know that your department has a Disability Resources Department Liaison? Its true! Liaisons are available to come to your department and provide faculty and staff with an overview of the Disability Resources Department and the many services it provides. Interested? Department chairs should contact Patie Wegman, pwegman@santarosa.edu, to find out more information.

Doyle Library
Room 4245

ALL

10/3/07

1:30-2:30pm

Flex Credit:
1.0 Hr

AA:F07:02J Hazard Communication Training
Jason Escher

Ordered Pedroncelli Biennial awareness training is required for all employees who regularly use and/or are exposed to any product that is considered by Cal/OSHA to be a hazardous substance.

Call EHS for reservations and room locations

 

10/4/07

2:00-3:00pm

Flex Credit:
1.0 Hr

AA:F07:02J-R Hazard Communication Training
Jason Escher

Ordered Pedroncelli Biennial awareness training is required for all employees who regularly use and/or are exposed to any product that is considered by Cal/OSHA to be a hazardous substance.

Call EHS for reservations and room locations

Location TBA
Petaluma Campus

10/5/07

9:00am

Flex Credit:
1.5 Hrs

AA:F07:25 Health Plan Coverage Informational Meeting
Melanie Goldsmith, Blue Shield
Myrna Dillon, Kaiser Permanente

Melanie Goldsmith from Blue Shield and Myrna Dillon from Kaiser will present coverage information. They will each give a brief presentation and be available to answer questions. These presentations
are for active employees and retirees under 65.

Petaluma Campus
Room 183

10/05/07

1:00 - 3:00pm
Flex Credit:
2.0 Hrs.

AA:F07:01D CATE: File Management and Schedule Pages
Bill Stone, CATE

Part of the continuing series of CATE trainings. For more information see Cate Training Schedule.

Each workshop builds on material presented in the previous sessions, so they need to be taken in the designated sequence.

Register here!

This activity fulfills Article 22 criteria B and AB 1725 criteria 7

Doyle Library
4420

FACULTY

10/5/07

2:00pm

Flex Credit:
1.5 Hrs

AA:F07:25-R1 Health Plan Coverage Informational Meeting
Melanie Goldsmith, Blue Shield
Myrna Dillon, Kaiser Permanente

Melanie Goldsmith from Blue Shield and Myrna Dillon from Kaiser will present coverage information. They will each give a brief presentation and be available to answer questions. These presentations
are for active employees and retirees under 65.

Newman Auditorium

10/5/07

3:30pm

Flex Credit:
1.5 Hrs

AA:F07:25-R2 Health Plan Coverage Informational Meeting
Melanie Goldsmith, Blue Shield
Myrna Dillon, Kaiser Permanente

Melanie Goldsmith from Blue Shield and Myrna Dillon from Kaiser will present coverage information. They will each give a brief presentation and be available to answer questions. These presentations
are for active employees and retirees under 65.

Newman Auditorium

10/8/07


3:00 - 5:00
Flex Credit:
2.0 Hrs.

AA:F07:04 Turnitin
Micca Gray, Library & John Hemenway, Academic Computing

An orientation for interested faculty to the plagiarism detection software, TURNITIN.

From Turnitin's website: We prevent and detect plagiarism by comparing submitted papers to billions of pages of content located on the internet and our proprietary databases. The results of our comparisons are compiled, one for each paper submitted, in custom "Originality Reports." These reports are sent to participating educators, who access the results by logging into their Turnitin account(s).

This activity fulfills AB 1725 criteria 7

Doyle Library 4421

FACULTY

10/8/07

7:00pm
Flex Credit:
1.5 Hrs

AA:F07:08G Opera Preview: Gian Carlo Menotti’s The Consul
Cinnabar Opera Theater

Set in an unnamed country embroiled in unrest and disorder, The Consul tells the story of one woman’s struggle to gain entrance to another, more powerful country. Issues of political mapping, sanctuary, immigration and personal responsibility are explored in moral, emotional and political terms. The Consul is a major masterwork of twentieth century American opera and one of America’s most moving and important works for the theater.

Sponsored by Friends of the Petaluma Campus.

Mahoney Library

Petaluma Campus

ALL

10/9/07

12:00pm
Flex Credit:
1.0 Hrs

AA:F07:19B Meeting the Challenges of Working with Students with Invisible Disabilities
Elisa Conti, econti@santarosa.edu
Debbie Ezersky, dezersky@santarosa.edu


October is Disability Awareness Month!

A panel of 4 students, each with a disability you can’t see, will share personal insights and suggestions for faculty on making the classroom experience a success for students with invisible disabilities. Hear from them about their experiences and challenges in the academic setting.

AA:F07:19J Disability Resources Department Liaison Program
Flex credit available: 1.5 hours

Did you know that your department has a Disability Resources Department Liaison? Its true! Liaisons are available to come to your department and provide faculty and staff with an overview of the Disability Resources Department and the many services it provides. Interested? Department chairs should contact Patie Wegman, pwegman@santarosa.edu, to find out more information.

Doyle Library
Media Teaching Room

ALL

10/11/07

12:00pm
Flex Credit:
1.0 Hr

AA:F07:19D Film: “From Where I Sit”…Students with Disabilities Share their Experiences in the College Classroom
Kathleen Kraemer, kkraemer@santarosa.edu
Kathy Burton, kburton@santarosa.edu

October is Disability Awareness Month!

A powerful video series of eight CSU students who tell their stories by answering five questions:
-What is your disability?
-What made you decide to come to college?
-What is it like for you in the classroom?
-What do you have to do to keep up with the class?
-What suggestions can you offer to faculty that will make their classroom more accessible?

A unique aspect of this series is the inclusion of faculty responses.  A panel of faculty members viewed each video and discussed the issues raised.  Their comments highlight the need for dialogue and for serious consideration of what is required to support both students and faculty in creating a more accessible and inclusive learning environment.

AA:F07:19J Disability Resources Department Liaison Program
Flex credit available: 1.5 hours

Did you know that your department has a Disability Resources Department Liaison? Its true! Liaisons are available to come to your department and provide faculty and staff with an overview of the Disability Resources Department and the many services it provides. Interested? Department chairs should contact Patie Wegman, pwegman@santarosa.edu, to find out more information.

Analy Village Bldg B
Room 643

ALL

10/11/07

12:00 - 1:00
Flex Credit:
1.0 Hrs.

AA:F07:01B-R Fire Extinguisher Training
Brad Pfingston

Any employee who is expected to use a fire extinguisher in the event of an emergency is required to have this training. Fire prevention, emergency and evacuation procedures, hands-on fire extinguisher training.

Maintenance Compound - South Side

ALL

10/12/07

1:00 - 3:45pm
Flex Credit:
2.75 Hrs

AA:F07:01E CATE: Presentation Pages (Online Lectures)
Bill Stone, CATE

Part of the continuing series of CATE trainings. For more information see Cate Training Schedule.

Each workshop builds on material presented in the previous sessions, so they need to be taken in the designated sequence.

Register here!

This activity fulfills Article 22 criteria B and AB 1725 criteria 7

Doyle Library
4420

FACULTY

10/12/07

7:00pm
Flex Credit:
2.0 Hrs

Latino Film Festival
Sponsored by Video Tepa Música, Friends of the Petaluma Campus & SRJC Arts and Lectures

AA:F07:08P Buena Vista Social Club
(1999, Cuba)          
Directed by Wim Wenders with producer/guitarist Ry Cooder

The Buena Vista Social Club guitarist Ry Cooder’s album featuring the rediscovered talents of Cubas’ folk musicians, sold millions of copies and earned a Grammy Award. Cooder teams with director Wim Wenders to reveal the life stories, personalities and music of the talented but long-overlooked performers who collaborated on the recording.  Spanish with English subtitles.

Petaluma Campus 191

ALL

10/15/07

12:15pm
Flex Credit:
1.0 Hr

AA:F07:08H The Engaged Spiritual Life: Connecting Spiritual and Social Transformation
Donald Rothberg

Despite the examples of Gandhi and Martin Luther King, all too often the spiritual and the social have been separated. Donald Rothberg will explore, based on twenty years of scholarship, teaching, and activism connecting the spiritual and social, and his recent book, The Engaged Spiritual Life: A Buddhist Approach to Transforming Ourselves and the World, how we might bring the spiritual and the social together, how the two deeply require one another, and how this integration might help us respond to the great challenges of our times.

Newman Auditorium

ALL

10/16/07

12:00pm
Flex Credit:
1.0 Hr

AA:F07:19E When “Printed Matter” Creates a Barrier…The Solution is “Alternate Media”
Audrey White, awhite@santarosa.edu

October is Disability Awareness Month!

Textbooks and other documents can be created in an alternate format so that students with disabilities can access printed information.  Learn what alternate media is, who is eligible, and how it is ordered and obtained.  Learn how you will be notified, and how to proceed.

AA:F07:19J Disability Resources Department Liaison Program
Flex credit available: 1.5 hours

Did you know that your department has a Disability Resources Department Liaison? Its true! Liaisons are available to come to your department and provide faculty and staff with an overview of the Disability Resources Department and the many services it provides. Interested? Department chairs should contact Patie Wegman, pwegman@santarosa.edu, to find out more information.

Analy Village Bldg B
Room 643

ALL

10/17/07

12:00pm
Flex Credit:
1.0 Hr

AA:F07:19F Computer Software to Enhance Reading Comprehension and Writing Skills
Kathleen Kraemer, kkraemer@santarosa.edu
Kathy Burton, kburton@santarosa.edu

October is Disability Awareness Month!

The "scan and read" software Kurzweil 3000 is used throughout the community college system for students with learning disabilities, students for whom English is a second language, and developmental English students.  This will be a hands-on demonstration of the basics of scanning and reading, writing, and study skills of this program.

AA:F07:19J Disability Resources Department Liaison Program
Flex credit available: 1.5 hours

Did you know that your department has a Disability Resources Department Liaison? Its true! Liaisons are available to come to your department and provide faculty and staff with an overview of the Disability Resources Department and the many services it provides. Interested? Department chairs should contact Patie Wegman, pwegman@santarosa.edu, to find out more information.

Analy Village Bldg B
Room 643

ALL

10/18/07

12:00pm
Flex Credit:
1.5 Hrs

AA:F07:19G Understanding Students with Psychological Disabilities in the College Setting
Stephen Altschuler, saltschuler@santarosa.edu
Margaret Grayson, mgrayson@santarosa.edu


October is Disability Awareness Month!

This workshop will educate and support faculty and staff working with students with psychological disabilities. Faculty and staff will learn how to refer students to the Disability Resource Department. In addition, we will discuss the process of obtaining academic accommodations as wellas strategies for working with distressed or disruptive students.

AA:F07:19J Disability Resources Department Liaison Program
Flex credit available: 1.5 hours

Did you know that your department has a Disability Resources Department Liaison? Its true! Liaisons are available to come to your department and provide faculty and staff with an overview of the Disability Resources Department and the many services it provides. Interested? Department chairs should contact Patie Wegman, pwegman@santarosa.edu, to find out more information.

Doyle Library
Room 4245

ALL

10/19/07


12:00
Flex Credit:
1.0 Hr

AA:F07:16-R Administrative/Executive Assistant Forum and Manual
Alicia Jourdain, Kimberly Kalember, Kelly Mackura
(AE Forum Group)

The presentation of the administrative/executive resource manual will provide all administrative and executive assistants access to current academic, administrative and technical knowledge. The manual includes current information on: policies and procedures, contact lists for high-demand departments/offices, step by step instructions on critical procedures, information on District governance and organizational charts and web resources.

Pioneer Hall Assembly Room

All Staff

10/19/07


12:00-1:30pm

AA:F07:16-R Administrative/Executive Assistant Forum and Manual
Alicia Jourdain, Kimberly Kalember, Kelly Mackura
(AE Forum Group)

The presentation of the administrative/executive resource manual will provide all administrative and executive assistants access to current academic, administrative and technical knowledge. The manual includes current information on: policies and procedures, contact lists for high-demand departments/offices, step by step instructions on critical procedures, information on District governance and organizational charts and web resources.

Pioneer Hall Assembly Room

All Staff

10/19/07

1:00 - 3:00pm
Flex Credit:
2.0 Hrs

AA:F07:05 iPhoto (Mac)
John Hemenway, Academic Computing

iPhoto is included with OS X and is an easy to use photo management program. We will learn how to import photos, prepare them for email and create web pages from your photos. Sorry, this is a Macintosh only application.

Reservations Required! Contact Elizabeth McPherson to reserve a spot.

This activity fulfills Article 22 criteria A and AB 1725 criteria 7

Doyle Library 4421

ALL

10/19/07

1:00 - 3:45pm
Flex Credit:
2.75 Hrs.

AA:F07:01F CATE: Tests and Exercises
Bill Stone, CATE

Part of the continuing series of CATE trainings. For more information see Cate Training Schedule.

Each workshop builds on material presented in the previous sessions, so they need to be taken in the designated sequence.

Register here!

This activity fulfills Article 22 criteria B and AB 1725 criteria 7

Doyle Library
4420

FACULTY

10/19/07

7:00pm
Flex Credit:
2.0 Hrs

Latino Film Festival
Sponsored by Video Tepa Música, Friends of the Petaluma Campus & SRJC Arts and Lectures

AA:F07:08Q Zoot Suit
(1981, United States)          
Directed by Luis Valdez

Part fact, part fiction, this film adaptation of Luis Vladez’ critically acclaimed play is based on the actual Sleepy Lagoon murder case and the Zoot Suit Riots of the 1940’s in Los Angeles.  A stylized musical about the arrest of Chicano gang members results in a controversial trial and the fight to correct the blatant racially motivated miscarriage of justice.  English with Spanish subtitles.

Petaluma Campus 191

ALL

10/22/07

12:00 pm
Flex Credit:
1.0 Hr

AA:F07:27 Why can't we all just get along? Part I
James & Sherry Forkum
Exploring generational differences in the Junior College environment. This 1 hour session explores the five generations currently learning at Santa Rosa Junior College. Characteristics in attitudes, learning styles, socialization, and commitment will be explored.
Pioneer Hall Assembly Room

10/22/07

12:00 pm
Flex Credit:
1.0 Hr

AA:F07:20A Got Jane? Jane Austen in Popular Culture
Dr. Melissa Kort, English Department

 

Newman Auditorum

ALL

10/23/07

3:00 pm
Flex Credit:
1.0 Hr

AA:F07:21 Online Textbook Ordering
Lorraine Fazzolare

Learn about placing orders for textbooks for the spring semester. In this workshop you will learn how to use the college's new online textbook ordering program.

Petaluma Campus
Room 217

ALL

10/23/07

3:00 - 4:00pm

Flex Credit:
1.0 Hr

AA:F07:21 Online Textbook Ordering
Lorraine Fazzolare

Petaluma Campus, Rm. 217 1.0 B, 7

FACULTY

10/23/07

7:00 pm
Flex Credit:
1.0 Hr

AA:F07:20B Proud of the Prejudice: Class & Gender in Austen's England
Anne Donegan, Social Sciences Department

 

Newman Auditorum

ALL

10/24/07

12:00pm
Flex Credit:
1.0 Hr

AA:F07:19H Introduction to Dragon Naturally Speaking-Voice Recognition Software
Kathleen Kraemer, kkraemer@santarosa.edu
Kathy Burton, kburton@santarosa.edu


October is Disability Awareness Month!

Hands-free computing!  The leading voice recognition software, Dragon Naturally Speaking, will be demonstrated, and available for you to test drive.  You can increase your writing efficiency, expand written feedback to students, utilize various software programs, relieve pain from repetitive motion and avoid injury altogether.  Opportunities for obtaining training will be announced at this time.

AA:F07:19J Disability Resources Department Liaison Program
Flex credit available: 1.5 hours

Did you know that your department has a Disability Resources Department Liaison? Its true! Liaisons are available to come to your department and provide faculty and staff with an overview of the Disability Resources Department and the many services it provides. Interested? Department chairs should contact Patie Wegman, pwegman@santarosa.edu, to find out more information.

Analy Village
Building B
Room 643

ALL

10/24/07

12:00 pm
Flex Credit:
1.0 Hr

AA:F07:20C It Never Matters What Happens: Jane Austen's Narrators
Richard Speakes, English Department

 

Newman Auditorum

ALL

10/24/07

2:00pm
Flex Credit:
1.0 Hr

AA:F07:19I ASL Storytelling
Debbie Ezersky, dezersky@santarosa.edu

October is Disability Awareness Month!

Join us for an insider's look at Deaf culture by viewing several Deaf storytellers share some spooky pre-Halloween tales. Participants will come away with a greater understanding of Deaf culture, and an appreciation for the beautiful art of ASL Storytelling, which has been handed down for generations and is an intrinsic part of the Deaf culture.

For questions regarding this event please contact Debbie Ezersky, dezersky@santarosa.edu

AA:F07:19J Disability Resources Department Liaison Program
Flex credit available: 1.5 hours

Did you know that your department has a Disability Resources Department Liaison? Its true! Liaisons are available to come to your department and provide faculty and staff with an overview of the Disability Resources Department and the many services it provides. Interested? Department chairs should contact Patie Wegman, pwegman@santarosa.edu, to find out more information.

Doyle Library
Room 4246

ALL

10/24/07

8:00 pm
Flex Credit:
1.75 Hrs

AA:F07:20D English Country Dance
Alan Winston

Like to dance? Like to flirt? Come try dancing as it was done in Jane Austen's time.

No partner or experience necessary; all dances taught.

 

Haehl Pavillion

ALL

10/26/07

1:00 - 3:45pm
Flex Credit:
2.75 Hrs.

AA:F07:01G CATE: Student Management and Password Protection
Bill Stone, CATE

Part of the continuing series of CATE trainings. For more information see Cate Training Schedule.

Each workshop builds on material presented in the previous sessions, so they need to be taken in the designated sequence.

Register here!

This activity fulfills Article 22 criteria B and AB 1725 criteria 7

Doyle Library
4420

FACULTY

10/26/07

1:00- 2:00pm
Flex Credit:
1.0 Hrs

GRP:F07:14B New Faculty Seminar Series
Tammy Sakanashi

New Regular Faculty will participate in an overview of various services and facilities as part of their orientation to Santa Rosa Junior College. Today's topic is:
Medical Emergency Procedures and Crisis Intervention (CIRT)
Susan Quinn

Race Building, Student Health Services

New Regular Faculty

10/26/07

7:00pm
Flex Credit:
2.0 Hrs

Latino Film Festival
Sponsored by Video Tepa Música, Friends of the Petaluma Campus & SRJC Arts and Lectures

AA:F07:08R Tango, No Me Dejes Nunca
(1988, Argentina)
Directed by Carlos Saura

The seductive world of tango is brought to film by director Carlos Saura, composer Lalo Schifrin, and cinematographer Vittorio Storaro.  The film tells the story of a director’s passionate love affair with his art and the beautiful young woman who captures his heart.  Spanish with English subtitles.

Petaluma Campus 191

ALL

10/29/07

12:15pm
Flex Credit:
1.0 Hr

AA:F07:08I Forgotten Paintings: Ethnicity and Gender as Shown on Ancient Egyptian Stelae
Heidi Saleh, PhD

SRJC Art History professor Dr. Heidi Saleh brings to light a group of under-studied art objects from Egypt’s ancient past: funerary stelae from the 1st millennium BCE. These colorful and well-preserved paintings on wood were created for individuals and found in large family tombs.  Plundered and sold to collectors during the 19th century, the stelae were dispersed worldwide with few left in Egypt.  Dr. Saleh will discuss her research, and explain her interpretation of these images which seem to offer a new reading of women’s roles in ancient Egyptian culture.  Dr. Saleh was born in Egypt and received her PhD in Egyptian Art and Archaeology from the University of California, Berkeley.   She has a book forthcoming in 2008.

Newman Auditorium

ALL

10/30/07

3:00pm
Flex Credit:
1.0 Hr

AA:F07:33 Disability Awareness Panel
Jennifer Mann

In honor of October being Disability Awareness Month, DRD Petaluma is offering an awareness activity whereby 2-3 individuals will assume a disability for a whole or partial day, guided by a DRD student with the same disability and provided accomodations for their "disability." At the Disability Awareness activity presented on October 30, the individuals will gather to present their experience as a panel.

Petaluma Campus
Room 154

ALL

Video taped

10/30/07

8:00 pm
Flex Credit:
1.0 Hr

AA:F07:20D Jane Austen & Me: Student Panel
Ianthe Brautigan , English Department

 

Newman Auditorum

ALL

10/31/07

12:00 pm
Flex Credit:
1.0 Hr

AA:F07:20F The Love Factory: A Marxist Approach to Pride and Prejudice
Robert Duxbury , English Department

 

Newman Auditorum

ALL

10/31/07

12:00 pm
Flex Credit:
1.0 Hr
AA:F07:02N DSL Training – Level 1
Don Silverek, District Police

Provides each DSL with simple guidelines  that will provide direction to themselves, co-workers and students in the  event of a crisis. This will reduce the potential for injury, loss of life and post traumatic worry, while minimizing personal and district liability. Helps the DSLs build their own reference guide, including floor plans, evacuation charts, staff directories and resource phone numbers specific to their areas. Topics covered include DSL  responsibilities, earthquake tips, assembly points, emergency response kit  contents, emergency phone numbers, guidelines for handling mail and ASL  resource web links.
Contact Environmental Health & Safety, at 527- 4803

Please call EHS at 527-4803 to enroll. Location will be given upon enrollment.

This activity fulfills Article 22 criteria B and AB 1725 criteria 7

Santa Rosa

November 2007

Oct 22-Dec 14
Flex Credit:
1.0 Hr

AA:F07:08O In a Word: Collages by Clea Austin and Geri DiGiorno
Exhibit on display October 22-December 14

In this exhibition the poet and visual artist merge, giving context to an emotional journey. Cast off fragments and ephemera are given a new life in two and three dimensional compositions. Discarded books and magazines become canvases exploring personal stories or creating flights of fantasy. Geri Digiorno is the current Sonoma County Poet Laureate. She is an artist and the founder and director of The Petaluma Poetry Walk, an annual event that celebrates its 12th anniversary this year. Poet, songwriter and artist, Clea Austin has created collage and mixed media artwork for over twenty years.  Her costume and interior design work has been featured nationally. 

The exhibit will be held at the Mahoney Library on SRJC’s Petaluma Campus, 680 Sonoma Mt. Parkway in east Petaluma.  For more information, please call 707-778-3974.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Petaluma Campus.

Mahoney Library

Petaluma Campus

ALL

11/1/07

7:00pm
Flex Credit:
1.5 Hrs

AA:F07:08J Day of the Dead/Dia de los Muertos
Music by Cuyuy

Among Latin American and European cultures, one day of the year is set aside to celebrate El Dia de los Muertos.  The Day of the Dead is a time to remember those who have died with music, altars and special foods. Tonight’s program features the music of the South American band, Cuyuy. Cuyuy is a quechua word which means “to transport a person from one place to another.” Through the indigenous music of South America, full of mysticism, magic, imagination and color, the members of Cuyuy share the folkore, traditions and values of their native lands. Performers include Javier Salmon, Carlos Aguilar and Lorenzo Pastores and friends.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Petaluma Campus.

Mahoney Library

Petaluma Campus

ALL

11/02/07

10:00 - 12:00pm
Flex Credit:
2.0 Hrs

AA:F07:29 Student Learning Outcomes Workshop
Debra Sands-Miller

This Workshop will focus on dialogue about and writing of program level Student Learning Outcomes.

Doyle Library
Center for New Media

FACULTY

11/02/07

9:00-11:00 am

Flex Credit:
2.0 Hrs

AA:F07:28 Petaluma Phase II Forum
Dr. Jane Saldana-Talley

 


This activity fulfills Article 22 criteria B

Petaluma Campus, Bertolini 131

11/02/07

1:00 - 3:00pm
Flex Credit:
2.0 Hrs

AA:F07:06 InDesign
John Hemenway, Academic Computing

So you’ve used PageMaker and now it’s time to switch to InDesign. This is the workshop for you!
We will be covering a broad spectrum of topics designed to get the beginner and switcher (from PageMaker) up to speed with InDesign.
Whether you are a Mac or PC person, bring your questions, and stump the trainer!

Reservations Required! Contact Elizabeth McPhersonto reserve a spot.

This activity fulfills Article 22 criteria A and AB 1725 criteria 7

Doyle Library
4421

ALL

11/02/07

1:00 - 2:30pm
Flex Credit:
1.5 Hrs.

AA:F07:23 State Teachers Retirement System Workshop
Ken Jones

STRS Benefit Counselor For faculty who are close to retirement or want to better plan for retirement will receive a detailed explanation of the retirement process with STRS. Ken Jones, Cal STRS Benefits Counselor, will address faculty during this session. His presentation will cover topics such as: details about CalSTRS benefits and programs, how benefits are calculated, how to provide a lifetime benefit for another person, disability and survivor benefits, and working after retirement. STRS retirement packets will be available and faculty will have the opportunity to ask questions during the presentation.

This activity fulfills AB 1725 criteria 1,2,4

Doyle Library, 4245

11/02/07

1:00 - 3:45pm
Flex Credit:
2.75 Hrs.

AA:F07:01H CATE: Communications
Bill Stone, CATE

Part of the continuing series of CATE trainings. For more information see Cate Training Schedule.

Each workshop builds on material presented in the previous sessions, so they need to be taken in the designated sequence.

Register here!

This activity fulfills Article 22 criteria B and AB 1725 criteria 7

Doyle Library
4420

FACULTY

11/5/07

12:15pm
Flex Credit:
1.0 Hr

AA:F07:08K A Tribute to Heroic Aviators
Featuring pilots from the Pacific Coast Air Museum

The Pacific Coast Air Museum is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the acquisition, restoration, safe operation and display of historical aircraft and provides an educational venue for students and the community. We intend to honor those heroic aviators who have contributed so much to the growth and defense of our way of life. During this presentation, you will hear a panel of pilots tell stories from their experiences during wars and conflicts of the past.

Newman Auditorium

ALL

11/7/07

12:00-1:00pm
Flex Credit:
1.0 Hrs.

AA:F07:02N-R2 DSL Training – Level 1
Don Silverek, District Police

Provides each DSL with simple guidelines  that will provide direction to themselves, co-workers and students in the  event of a crisis. This will reduce the potential for injury, loss of life and post traumatic worry, while minimizing personal and district liability. Helps the DSLs build their own reference guide, including floor plans, evacuation charts, staff directories and resource phone numbers specific to their areas. Topics covered include DSL  responsibilities, earthquake tips, assembly points, emergency response kit  contents, emergency phone numbers, guidelines for handling mail and ASL  resource web links.
Contact Environmental Health & Safety, at 527- 4803

Please call EHS at 527-4803 to enroll. Location will be given upon enrollment.

This activity fulfills Article 22 criteria B and AB 1725 criteria 7

Petaluma Campus

11/7/07

12:15pm
Flex Credit:
1.0 Hr

AA:F07:08L The Sculpture of Louise Nevelson: Constructing A Legend
Julia Geist, Docent and Lecturer
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco


Julia Geist, docent and lecturer, will discuss the exhibit, The Sculpture of Louise Nevelson: Constructing a Legend, at the de Young Museum, from October 27 to January 13.  The legend of Nevelson comprises not only her pioneering assembled wood sculptures and their relationship to major movements in modern art, but also her own history as a woman artist and her family’s migration to America.  Her extraordinary sculptures were among the earliest room-sized installations, transforming recycled wood scraps to majestic abstract totems.

Newman Auditorium

ALL

11/8/07

12:00-1:00pm
Flex Credit:
1.0 Hr

AA:F07:02N-R1 DSL Training – Level 1
Don Silverek, District Police

Provides each DSL with simple guidelines  that will provide direction to themselves, co-workers and students in the  event of a crisis. This will reduce the potential for injury, loss of life and post traumatic worry, while minimizing personal and district liability. Helps the DSLs build their own reference guide, including floor plans, evacuation charts, staff directories and resource phone numbers specific to their areas. Topics covered include DSL  responsibilities, earthquake tips, assembly points, emergency response kit  contents, emergency phone numbers, guidelines for handling mail and ASL  resource web links.
Contact Environmental Health & Safety, at 527- 4803

Please call EHS at 527-4803 to enroll. Location will be given upon enrollment.

This activity fulfills Article 22 criteria B and AB 1725 criteria 7

Santa Rosa Campus

11/9/07


10:00am - 12:00pm Flex Credit:
2.0 Hrs.

AA:F07:04-R1 Turnitin
Micca Gray, Library & John Hemenway, Academic Computing

An orientation for interested faculty to the plagiarism detection software, TURNITIN.

From Turnitin's website: We prevent and detect plagiarism by comparing submitted papers to billions of pages of content located on the internet and our proprietary databases. The results of our comparisons are compiled, one for each paper submitted, in custom "Originality Reports." These reports are sent to participating educators, who access the results by logging into their Turnitin account(s).

This activity fulfills AB 1725 criteria 7

Doyle Library 4421

FACULTY

11/9/07

10:00am-12:00pm
Flex Credit:
2.0 Hrs

GRP:F07:14C New Faculty Seminar Series
Tammy Sakanashi

New Regular Faculty will participate in an overview of various services and facilities as part of their orientation to Santa Rosa Junior College. Today's topic is:
Counseling
Diane Larson

Bailey Hall Counseling Office

New Regular Faculty

11/13/07

12:00- 1:00pm
Flex Credit:
1.0 Hrs

“THE WAY OF THE PEACEFUL WARRIOR” You May Have Read the Book or Seen the Movie
DAN MILLMAN Special Guest Lecturer

Book Signing will immediately follow the lecture. For more information contact Sahara Chaldean (Ext.2638) or Brian Phifer (Ext.4647)

Doyle Library, Media Room 4245

All

11/13/07

11:00-12:00pm

Flex Credit:
1.0 Hrs

AA:F07:30 Music Violence Prevention
Todd Denny
Students, faculty, and staff present and record their music and poetry on topical issues on the SRJC campus. This reduces barriers to individual success in life.

This activity fulfills Article 22 criteria B and AB 1725 criteria 4 and 6

Pioneer Assembly Room

All

11/14/07

11:00-12:00pm

Flex Credit:
1.0 Hrs

AA:F07:30 Music Violence Prevention
Todd Denny
Students, faculty, and staff present and record their music and poetry on topical issues on the SRJC campus. This reduces barriers to individual success in life.

This activity fulfills Article 22 criteria B and AB 1725 criteria 4 and 6

Pioneer Assembly Room

All

11/14/07

9:00-12:00pm

OR

1:00-4:00m
(*you only need to attend one session)

Flex Credit:
3.0 Hrs

AA:F07:02C 12-Passenger Van Defensive Driver Class
Environmental Health and Safety

If you drive a 12-passenger van on district business, then you must complete this course before you are allowed to check out and/or drive the vehicle.

TWO-YEAR CERTIFICATION: Completion of this course is necessary for certification to drive a 12-passenger van (certification is good for two years).

OTHER INFO: (1) Van drivers whose certificates will be expiring soon, and (2) van drivers on the list temporarily: You will need to attend a 12-passenger van class or your name will be removed from the van driver list (see attached list to see when your certificate will expire and if you are on the list temporarily). For new van drivers: Please contact Environmental Health and Safety at 527-4803 to enroll in this class and to be put on the van driver list.

TO REGISTER: Contact EH&S at 527-4803

Pedroncelli Meeting Room

ALL

11/14/07

12:00-1:00pm

Flex Credit:
1.0 Hrs

AA:F07:31 Sexual Aggression 101
Todd Denny

Explore what students, faculty and staff across the nation are thinking and saying about dating violence. Increase campus awareness of stalking, sexual harassment and sexual assault. Engenders a sense of empathy and personal responsibility.

This activity fulfills Article 22 criteria B and AB 1725 criteria 4 and 6

Newman Auditorium

All

11/15/07

3:00 - 5:00pm
Flex Credit:
2.0 Hrs

AA:F07:29 Student Learning Outcomes Workshop
Debra Sands-Miller

This Workshop will focus on dialogue about and writing of program level Student Learning Outcomes.

4420 Doyle Library

FACULTY

11/15/07

1:30-3:00pm

Flex Credit 1.5 Hours

AA:F07:38 Curriculum Module Training
Wanda Burzycki

This workshop provides hands-on training in the new Curriculum Database System, which replaces the Reflections Curriculum System. Participants will learn how to revise existing courses and input information when creating new courses using the much more user-friendly new system. At the end of the workshop, participants will be able to request course developer-status so they may use the system from their own computers.

This activity fulfills Article 22 criteria B and AB 1725 criteria 4 and 6

Doyle Library
Center for New Media

FACULTY

11/15/07

11:00-12:00pm

Flex Credit:
1.0 Hrs

AA:F07:30 Music Violence Prevention
Todd Denny
Students, faculty, and staff present and record their music and poetry on topical issues on the SRJC campus. This reduces barriers to individual success in life.

This activity fulfills Article 22 criteria B and AB 1725 criteria 4 and 6

Pioneer Assembly Room

All

11/15/07

12:00-1:00pm

Flex Credit:
1.0 Hrs

AA:F07:32 Cultural Awareness
Todd Denny
Engage in an open discussion of our cultural identity. Embrace diversity as a source of campus strength and limit the influence of stereotypes and reduce conflict. Inspire the SRJC community to be more tolerant and understanding of racial differences.

This activity fulfills Article 22 criteria B and AB 1725 criteria 4 and 6

Bech 1901

All

11/15/07

5:00 - 6:30pm

Flex Credit:
1.5 Hrs.

AA:F07:23R State Teachers Retirement System Workshop for Adjunct Faculty
Ken Jones

STRS Benefit Counselor Adjunct faculty who are close to retirement or want to better plan for retirement will receive a detailed explanation of the retirement process with STRS. Ken Jones, Cal STRS Benefits Counselor, will address faculty during this session. His presentation will cover topics such as: details about CalSTRS benefits and programs, how benefits are calculated, how to provide a lifetime benefit for another person, disability and survivor benefits, and working after retirement. STRS retirement packets will be available and faculty will have the opportunity to ask questions during the presentation.

This activity fulfills AB 1725 criteria 1,2,4

Doyle Library, 4246

ADJUNCT
FACULTY

11/16/07

1:00 - 3:45pm
Flex Credit:
2.75 Hrs.

AA:F07:01I CATE: Gradebooks
Bill Stone, CATE

Part of the continuing series of CATE trainings. For more information see Cate Training Schedule.

Each workshop builds on material presented in the previous sessions, so they need to be taken in the designated sequence.

Register here!

This activity fulfills Article 22 criteria B and AB 1725 criteria 7

Doyle Library
4420

FACULTY

11/21/07 FACULTY FLEX DAY -- NO SRJC CLASSES  

11/26/07

11:30-1:00pm

Flex Credit:
1.5 Hr

AA:F07:33 Citizens Organized to Prepare for Emergencies
Paul Hess, Emergency Preparedness Coordinator, City of Santa Rosa

SRJC is a COPE (Citizens Organized to Prepare for Emergencies) Community Partner with the city of Santa Rosa. Learn how to prepare at home, work, in your neighborhood for earthquake, fire, terrorism, or other community emergency.

This activity fulfills Article 22 criteria

Doyle Library, Room 4246

ALL

11/27/07

3:00-4:00pm

Flex Credit:
2.0 Hr

AA:F07:36 Petaluma Faculty Reding Colloqium: Misconduct in the College Classroom
Jennifer Mann

Jennifer Mann will lead faculty in a discussion about a chapter reading from the book Coping With Misconduct in the College Classroom—A practical Model by Gerald Amada, Ph.D. This discussion will be accompanied by a nourishing afternoon snack with beverage service. All participants are expected to view the video and read the text selection prior to the Colloquium. Participants must register in advance by contacting Nancy Persons either via email (npersons@santarosa.edu) or phone (778-2425). Nancy will provide the reading selection. All SRJC faculty are welcome to participate. Please join us for what promises to be a stimulating and nourishing experience that will enhance your teaching, further your academic knowledge, and promote an interdisciplinary environment at SRJC. This event is generously funded by the Friends of the Petaluma Campus. It is worth 2 hours of flex credit.

This activity fulfills Article 22 criteria A and B and AB 1725 criteria 1 and 2

Petaluma Campus Cafe Atrrium

Faculty

11/28/07

2:00-3:30pm

Flex Credit 1.5 Hours

AA:F07:38R1 Curriculum Module Training
Wanda Burzycki

This workshop provides hands-on training in the new Curriculum Database System, which replaces the Reflections Curriculum System. Participants will learn how to revise existing courses and input information when creating new courses using the much more user-friendly new system. At the end of the workshop, participants will be able to request course developer-status so they may use the system from their own computers.

This activity fulfills Article 22 criteria B and AB 1725 criteria 4 and 6

Doyle Library
Center for New Media

FACULTY

11/29/07

3:00-4:30pm

Flex Credit 1.5 Hours

AA:F07:38R2 Curriculum Module Training
Wanda Burzycki

This workshop provides hands-on training in the new Curriculum Database System, which replaces the Reflections Curriculum System. Participants will learn how to revise existing courses and input information when creating new courses using the much more user-friendly new system. At the end of the workshop, participants will be able to request course developer-status so they may use the system from their own computers.

This activity fulfills Article 22 criteria B and AB 1725 criteria 4 and 6

Doyle Library
Center for New Media

FACULTY

11/30/07

Working
Fridays in fall Semester

12:00-12:45pm

Flex Credit:
.5 Hour
- Max 3 hrs.

AA:F07:42 Weight Watchers at Work
Weight Watchers Staff

Studies have shown that participation in the Weight Watchers program results in significant improvements in weight loss, activity levels, and quality of life. Combine over 45 years of expertise, a supportive community, and a trained Leader who’s lost weight in meetings too, and the result is a proven, time-tested way of losing weight.

What happens at a meeting? You’ll get important information from the weeks’s weight loss topic and a confidential weigh-in each week to keep you on track. It’s not like an office or PTA meeting: the Leader is someone who’s been through the process of weight loss and succeeded. Meetings are an opportunity to get expert advice, share helpful strategies- or just listen and find motivation. It’s a little more than a half hour out of your week, and it’s worth it.

This activity fulfills AB 1725 criteria 8

2702 Maggini

ALL

11/30/07

10:00-12:00pm

Flex Credit 2 Hours

AA:F07:41PowerPoint Presentations
John Hemenway

Give your presentations pizzaz! John will give a workshop on PowerPoint basics as well as special effects, and including multimedia in your presentations

This activity fulfills AB 1725 criteria 2

Doyle Center for New Media

ALL

Varies

AA:F07:34 CIRT Training
CIRT Team Members

The Crisis Intervention Resource Team (CIRT) is a group of individuals skilled in dealing with disruptive situations. CIRT provides customized trainings to Santa Rosa Junior College departments and/or groups on request for handling distressed, disruptive and/or dangerous situations.

This activity fulfills Article 22 criteria B and AB 1725 criteria 1,4

Varies

ALL

December 2007

Oct 22-Dec 14
Flex Credit:
1.0 Hr

AA:F07:08O In a Word: Collages by Clea Austin and Geri DiGiorno
Exhibit on display October 22-December 14

In this exhibition the poet and visual artist merge, giving context to an emotional journey. Cast off fragments and ephemera are given a new life in two and three dimensional compositions. Discarded books and magazines become canvases exploring personal stories or creating flights of fantasy. Geri Digiorno is the current Sonoma County Poet Laureate. She is an artist and the founder and director of The Petaluma Poetry Walk, an annual event that celebrates its 12th anniversary this year. Poet, songwriter and artist, Clea Austin has created collage and mixed media artwork for over twenty years.  Her costume and interior design work has been featured nationally. 

The exhibit will be held at the Mahoney Library on SRJC’s Petaluma Campus, 680 Sonoma Mt. Parkway in east Petaluma.  For more information, please call 707-778-3974.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Petaluma Campus.

Mahoney Library

Petaluma Campus

ALL

12/5/07

7:00pm
Flex Credit:
1.5 Hrs

AA:F07:08M Festival Consort Christmas Concert

Open the yuletide season with The Festival Consort, in a program of rich vocal and instrumental music from the renaissance. For thirty years the Consort has delighted Bay Area audiences with its Christmas programs, which have now become a beloved tradition at the SRJC Petaluma Campus. Vocalists Douglas Mandell, Carol Menke, and Chris Fritzsche join instrumentalists Joanna Bramel Young, David Hogan Smith, and Alan Paul in a concert of carols and sacred works by composers including such masters as Praetorius and Dufay. 

Sponsored by the Friends of the Petaluma Campus.

Mahoney Library

Petaluma Campus

ALL

12/5/07

1:30-3:00pm

Flex Credit 1.5 Hours

AA:F07:38R3 Curriculum Module Training
Wanda Burzycki

Pre-registration is required for this workshop. Please contact Linda Christenson at 521-7886 to reserve your space.

This workshop provides hands-on training in the new Curriculum Database System, which replaces the Reflections Curriculum System. Participants will learn how to revise existing courses and input information when creating new courses using the much more user-friendly new system. At the end of the workshop, participants will be able to request course developer-status so they may use the system from their own computers.

This activity fulfills Article 22 criteria B and AB 1725 criteria 4 and 6

Doyle Library
Center for New Media

FACULTY

12/5/07

3:30-4:30pm

Flex Credit:
1 Hour

AA:F07:40 IRC 125 Cafeteria
/ Flexible Benefit Plan
Lisa Hotchkiss, Payroll Dept.

The IRC 125 Flex plan is a benefit plan offered by the District to cover specific health and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars thereby, reducing your taxable income. Examples of qualifying expenses under the plan are:

 Premiums paid through a payroll deduction for participation in the District’s Health Plan.

 Deductibles; co-payments on medical, dental, and vision plan; and our of pocket eligible medical expenses not covered by the health plan.

 Over-the-counter drugs (allergy medicines, pain relievers, cold & cough medicines, & more)

New for 2008- All Adjunct Faculty who meet eligibility requirements for the District’s Health Benefits may enroll in the IRC 125 plan. Note that the December 6, 4:00-6:00 pm workshop is especially for adjunct faculty. Employees who wish to start participating in this plan or are interested in finding out more detailed information about this plan are encouraged to attend this workshop. Our plan administrator, Shirrell Consultants, will be available for any questions.

All Contract Faculty, and beginning 2008, all Adjunct Faculty who meet eligibility requirements for the District’s Health Benefits, may enroll in the IRC 125 plan. Faculty will gain from being informed o the availability of this plan, its benefits, enrollment deadlines, administration, etc., as it will help them in making effective decisions concerning their financial planning, resulting in harmony in the workplace, as well.

This activity fulfills Article 22 criteria B and C

Room 180
Petaluma Village

FACULTY

12/6/07

2:00-3:00pm

Flex Credit:
1 Hour

AA:F07:40 IRC 125 Cafeteria
/ Flexible Benefit Plan
Lisa Hotchkiss, Payroll Dept.

The IRC 125 Flex plan is a benefit plan offered by the District to cover specific health and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars thereby, reducing your taxable income. Examples of qualifying expenses under the plan are:

 Premiums paid through a payroll deduction for participation in the District’s Health Plan.

 Deductibles; co-payments on medical, dental, and vision plan; and our of pocket eligible medical expenses not covered by the health plan.

 Over-the-counter drugs (allergy medicines, pain relievers, cold & cough medicines, & more)

New for 2008- All Adjunct Faculty who meet eligibility requirements for the District’s Health Benefits may enroll in the IRC 125 plan. Note that the December 6, 4:00-6:00 pm workshop is especially for adjunct faculty. Employees who wish to start participating in this plan or are interested in finding out more detailed information about this plan are encouraged to attend this workshop. Our plan administrator, Shirrell Consultants, will be available for any questions.

All Contract Faculty, and beginning 2008, all Adjunct Faculty who meet eligibility requirements for the District’s Health Benefits, may enroll in the IRC 125 plan. Faculty will gain from being informed o the availability of this plan, its benefits, enrollment deadlines, administration, etc., as it will help them in making effective decisions concerning their financial planning, resulting in harmony in the workplace, as well.

This activity fulfills Article 22 criteria B and C

Doyle Library 4246

FACULTY

12/6/07

4:00-6:00pm

Flex Credit:
2 Hours

AA:F07:40 IRC 125 Cafeteria
/ Flexible Benefit Plan
Lisa Hotchkiss, Payroll Dept.

The IRC 125 Flex plan is a benefit plan offered by the District to cover specific health and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars thereby, reducing your taxable income. Examples of qualifying expenses under the plan are:

 Premiums paid through a payroll deduction for participation in the District’s Health Plan.

 Deductibles; co-payments on medical, dental, and vision plan; and our of pocket eligible medical expenses not covered by the health plan.

 Over-the-counter drugs (allergy medicines, pain relievers, cold & cough medicines, & more)

New for 2008- All Adjunct Faculty who meet eligibility requirements for the District’s Health Benefits may enroll in the IRC 125 plan. Note that the December 6, 4:00-6:00 pm workshop is especially for adjunct faculty. Employees who wish to start participating in this plan or are interested in finding out more detailed information about this plan are encouraged to attend this workshop. Our plan administrator, Shirrell Consultants, will be available for any questions.

All Contract Faculty, and beginning 2008, all Adjunct Faculty who meet eligibility requirements for the District’s Health Benefits, may enroll in the IRC 125 plan. Faculty will gain from being informed o the availability of this plan, its benefits, enrollment deadlines, administration, etc., as it will help them in making effective decisions concerning their financial planning, resulting in harmony in the workplace, as well.

This activity fulfills Article 22 criteria B and C

Doyle Library 4246

FACULTY

12/6/07

3:00-4:30pm

Flex Credit 1.5 Hours

AA:F07:38R4 Curriculum Module Training
Wanda Burzycki

Pre-registration is required for this workshop. Please contact Linda Christenson at 521-7886 to reserve your space

This workshop provides hands-on training in the new Curriculum Database System, which replaces the Reflections Curriculum System. Participants will learn how to revise existing courses and input information when creating new courses using the much more user-friendly new system. At the end of the workshop, participants will be able to request course developer-status so they may use the system from their own computers.

This activity fulfills Article 22 criteria B and AB 1725 criteria 4 and 6

Doyle Library
Center for New Media

FACULTY

12/7/07

12:00-2:00pm

Flex Credit 2.0 Hours

AA:F07:39Online Teaching: Rounding Up Students and Getting Started
Kathy Thornley

The workshop presents techniques for online instructors for effectively initiating contact with enrolled students, making the students feel welcome and comfortable in the online environment, and helping the students access the class material, particularly during the first week. The workshop will also encourage current and prospective online instructors to discuss their experiences and concerns about the beginning stage of an online class. Please RSVP to Wanda Burzycki by December 5 if possible so we can have enough handouts (522-2781) or wburzycki@santarosa.edu).

This activity fulfills Article 22 criteria A and AB1725 area 1

Doyle Library

Center for New Media

FACULTY

12/7/07

2:00-4:00pm

Flex Credit 2.0 Hours

AA:F07:
Camtasia
Carole Bennett BOT Instructor

Camtasia is a software program to make short online videos that can be shared on the Internet.  They are a great way to support existing online classes or to show staff or students how to do something online.  In this short workshop, you will make a 4 to 5 slide PowerPoint presentation with a “voice over” that you will upload as a QuickTime movie.  Here are some examples of Camtasia productions.  Be sure your speakers are on!  

Camtasia Example 1

Camtasia Example 2

Before you attend the workshop, be sure to have a CATE account.  You may want to send Bill Stone (wstone@santarosa.edu) an email telling him that you plan to upload a Flash file to your CATE file management area. 

2812 Maggini

ALL

12/10/07

9:00-10:00am

Flex Credit:
1.0 Hrs.

AA:F07:02A Ergonomics Training
Mike Ceser, EH&S

Principles of optimal workstation configuration and other office tasks to prevent musculoskeletal injury and other potential problems. Learn how to recognize and minimize common risk factors. Training provides information for assessing safety of one's workstation and reviews prevention strategies in a rapidly changing field.

Doyle Library Room 4245

 

ALL

12/10/07

1:00-2:00pm

Flex Credit:
1.0 Hrs.

AA:F07:02A-R Ergonomics Training
Mike Ceser, EH&S

Principles of optimal workstation configuration and other office tasks to prevent musculoskeletal injury and other potential problems. Learn how to recognize and minimize common risk factors. Training provides information for assessing safety of one's workstation and reviews prevention strategies in a rapidly changing field.

Petaluma Campus

PC130

ALL

12/11/07

8:30am-12:00pm
Flex Credit:
3.5 Hrs.

AA:F07:02E-R2 Red Cross Certified CPR Training
James Graham

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is an emergency first aid procedure for a victim of cardiac arrest. It is part of the chain of survival, which includes early acces to emergency medical services, early CPR, early defibrillation, and early advanced care. It is also performed as part of the choking protocol if all else has failed. It can be performed by trained laypersons or by health care or emergency response professionals.

Call Environmental Health & Safety at 527-4803 for training location and to reserve a space.
This activity fulfills Article 22 criteria B and C

Location TBA
Santa Rosa Campus

Staff & Regular Faculty

12/12/07

7:30-8:30am

Flex Credit:
1 Hour

AA:F07:37 Petaluma Faculty Reding Colloqium: The Learner Centered Classroom
Robert Caruso

Robert Caruso will lead participants in a discussion of a short reading on the learner-centered classroom and a related video. The shift from a teaching-centered classroom to one that focuses on learning can make a world of difference in what takes place in our classrooms. Is our job to teach or is it to see that our students learn? Stop by and join the discussion! This discussion will be accompanied by a nourishing breakfast. All participants are expected to view the video and read the text selection prior to the Colloquium. Participants must register in advance by contacting Nancy Persons either via email (npersons@santarosa.edu) or phone (778-2425). Nancy will provide the reading selection, a link to the video, and reserve your breakfast selection. All SRJC faculty are welcome to participate. Please join us for what promises to be a stimulating and nourishing experience that will enhance your teaching, further your academic knowledge, and promote an interdisciplinary environment at SRJC. This event is generously funded by the Friends of the Petaluma Campus.

This activity fulfills Article 22 criteria A and B and AB 1725 criteria 1 and 2

Petaluma Campus Atrium

FACULTY

12/12/07

3:00-5:00pm

Flex Credit 2.0 Hours

AA:F07:
Camtasia
Carole Bennett BOT Instructor

Camtasia is a software program to make short online videos that can be shared on the Internet.  They are a great way to support existing online classes or to show staff or students how to do something online.  In this short workshop, you will make a 4 to 5 slide PowerPoint presentation with a “voice over” that you will upload as a QuickTime movie.  Here are some examples of Camtasia productions.  Be sure your speakers are on!  

Camtasia Example 1

Camtasia Example 2

Before you attend the workshop, be sure to have a CATE account.  You may want to send Bill Stone (wstone@santarosa.edu) an email telling him that you plan to upload a Flash file to your CATE file management area. 

Petaluma Campus Room 217

ALL

12/13/07

3:00 -4:30pm
Flex Credit:
1.5 Hrs.

AA:F07:26 “F.I.T. Now!” (Feel Incredibly Terrific!)
Karen Stanley

Get ready for the holidays, and decide to FIT FITness into your schedule and your life – and Feel Incredibly Terrific doing so!!! Exercise is for Every Body!!! Anyone, and everyone, can learn to incorporate exercise into your life!!! Exercise leads to good physical, mental and emotional health and well-being.

This hands-on (and body-on) workshop will cover the three cornerstones of exercise: cardio-vascular fitness (aerobic exercise); flexibility; and strength.

Participants will learn the F.I.T. principles of cardio-vascular exercise, as well as types of activities, the many benefits, and how to take heart rates.

We will also learn yoga-based stretching exercises to improve overall flexibility, some of which you can do at work to improve your productivity.

Lastly, participants will learn a variety of strength improving practices, including core strength activities, and stability ball exercises.

Also included, will be a list of the classes the SRJC Physical Education department offers to train cardio-vascular fitness, flexibility, and strength.

What to bring: wear loose, comfortable, and easy-to-move in clothes (no shoes are allowed in the mat room)

This activity fulfills AB 1725 criteria 8

Mat RoomTauzer 958

ALL

January 2008

Jan 9-11

Flex Credit:
6-18 Hrs.

(3-6hr days)

AA:SP08:47
@ONE Northern California Winter Institute
Presented By: @ONE

Sharpen your technology skills while completing fun projects that will help you and your students in 2008! The @ONE Winter Institute offers hands-on, high-quality workshops that are tailored to California Community Colleges (CCCs).  Workshops, including lunch each day, cost just $75. 

Workshop I: Introduction to Online Teaching and Learning
Are you interested in teaching online, but have never been exposed to the tools, methods, and pedagogical shift required to teach in this new context ? Learn about the tools and techniques needed with other CCC professionals in a supportive, hands-on environment.

Workshop II: Introduction to Online Teaching with Moodle
Moodle is an easy-to-use, open source, course management system for online, hybrid, or face-to-face classes. You'll discover handy tools for site, course, and student management functions, as well as tools for creating quizzes, assignments with due dates, grades, and interactive forums.

Workshop III: Vodcasting: Creating Video for Your Course/Vodcasting
Make your words and ideas come alive for your students – without using an expensive studio! Learn how to create compelling video content by recording, editing, and packaging your content in easy-to-access video files.

Workshop IV: Moving Up to Office 2007
Microsoft Office 2007 represents Microsoft’s most significant upgrade to its suite of work-related applications yet. In this workshop, you’ll learn tips and tricks in Microsoft Office 2007, with a special eye for how features work in both traditional and new systems.

Workshop V: Getting Up to Speed with Microsoft Windows Vista
Microsoft® Windows® Vista™ is the latest release in the Microsoft Windows operating system family. In this course, you will use the new features in Windows Vista to improve your workflow efficiency and productivity.

This activity fulfills AB 1725 criteria 2, 6, and 7 and Article 22 area A

Evergreen Valley College, San Jose

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