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FALL 2011 - Menu of Professional Development ACTIVITIES

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

This site is intended for use by the employees of Santa Rosa Junior College. Staff Development will follow these guidelines for employees needing reasonable accommodation for staff development activities.

Go to http://www.santarosa.edu/src/accessibility.html for more information.

PLEASE CHECK BACK FREQUENTLY FOR UPDATES AND CURRENT INFORMATION!

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Pathways Legend

Pathways is a concept meant to help organize your personal professional development plan into a meaningful and result-oriented process. Use the legend below to determine which Pathway a workshop follows. This organizational tool will help you determine which workshops to attend in order to focus on a particular Pathway. The descriptions provided below are meant to include but not be limited to the trainings described.

Title
Learning Outcomes
Instruction Teaching,
Learning, and
Student Support

As appropriate to their role at the college, the faculty and others as appropriate will be able to:

  • Apply relevant learning theories and/or best practices applicable to their discipline;
  • Identify and assess student learning outcomes at the course, certificate/major, institutional, and/or student services level;
  • Apply pedagogical strategies for basic skills students;
  • Utilize a variety of teaching methods or approaches appropriate to the discipline; and
  • Identify and serve student needs and/or refer students to appropriate college resources.
Diversity and Demographics Diversity and
Demographics

As appropriate to their role at the college, all SRJC employees will demonstrate sensitivity to the diversity of our students, staff, and community, including sensitivity to age, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, sexual orientation, and ability/disability.

Leadership Development Leadership
Development &
Management
Techniques

As appropriate to their role at the college, all SRJC employees will demonstrate leadership and management skills, such as taking initiative, managing their time, serving in participatory governance, adapting to change, facilitating meetings, building teams, managing their work, and/or providing leadership in their area of expertise.

Technology Technology

As appropriate to their role at the college, all SRJC employees will be proficient in the technology tools necessary to perform their work, such as use of presentation technology, email, word processing, spreadsheets, desktop publishing, online teaching course management, and working knowledge of District systems such as the purchasing, program review, and student information systems.

Wellness, Safety & Workplace Effectiveness Wellness
and Safety
As appropriate to their role at the college, all SRJC employees will demonstrate a basic understanding of how to protect the wellness and safety of themselves and others, such as implementing emergency procedures, reporting injuries or incidents, preserving health, and coping with stress.
Workplace Effectiveness and Interpersonal Skills Workplace Effectiveness and Interpersonal Skills

As appropriate to their role at the college, all SRJC employees will demonstrate the ability to apply knowledge effectively on the job, such as knowledge of the history and traditions of the college, the participatory governance structure, policies and procedures related to their work, regulations or legal requirements relevant to the job.  As appropriate to their roles, all employees will demonstrate effective interpersonal and communication skills.

ONLINE ACTIVITIES

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

These activities are intended for use by the employees of Santa Rosa Junior College. Staff Development will follow these guidelines for employees needing reasonable accommodation for staff development activities.

Select your online activity below:

DATE

activity LOCATION

ONLINE TRAINING

Flex Credit:
.5-3.0 hrs
each

ONL: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”.

Be sure to print the 4faculty.org Completion Certificate and attach it to your verification form to receive flex credit.

Get Adobe Acrobat  Link to Flex Verification Form

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement.

4faculty.org

FACULTY

Instruction

ONLINE TRAINING

Flex Credit:
2.0 Hrs

ONL: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.

Click here to access this online activity.

Please print your completed post-training assessment and attach it to your verification form to receive Flex credit.

Get Adobe Acrobat  Link to Flex Verification Form

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement.

Grant Proposal

Leadership Development Workplace Effectiveness and Interpersonal Skills

ONLINE TRAINING

Flex Credit:
2.0 Hrs

ONL:03 Sexual Harassment Training for Supervisors

Sexual harassment is one of the major employee complaints filed with state and federal agencies. Besides the threat of potential liability, Santa Rosa Junior College is committed to providing a workplace free of ALL forms of harassment, discrimination, and retaliation. 

Even though many employers like Santa Rosa Junior College have a "zero tolerance" policy for any form of harassment, discrimination and retaliation, the courts consistently find that a policy alone is not enough to prevent bad conduct. California now mandates that the most effective way to accomplish prevention is through training. 

Santa Rosa Junior College has arranged for online training from LawRoom, the premier web-based employment law service. The following course will train managers to recognize harassment and discrimination, handle complaints, and avoid retaliation in related workplace situations: 

Course 310: Supervisor Anti-Harassment (CA-AB1825)

If you are required to complete the course, you will receive an invitation by email that briefly describes the course and its completion date. The email invitation will provide brief instructions on accessing the course, along with your ID and Password.

If you have any questions, please contact Sabrina Meyer, Assistant Director, Human Resources at 527-4821 or email at smeyer@santarosa.edu.

Get Adobe Acrobat  Link to Flex Verification Form

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement.

Online

Supervisors

Wellness, Safety & Workplace Effectiveness Ld Workplace Effectiveness and Interpersonal Skills

ONLINE TRAINING

Flex Credit:
1.5 hrs

ONL: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.

Click here to access this online activity.

Please print your completed post-training assessment and attach it to your verification form to receive Flex credit.

Get Adobe Acrobat  Link to Flex Verification Form

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement.

DARE

ALL

Dd

ONLINE TRAINING

Flex Credit:
1.0 Hr

ONL: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.

Please print your completed post-training assessment and attach it to your verification form to receive Flex credit.

Get Adobe Acrobat  Link to Flex Verification Form

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement.

Online

ALL

Workplace Effectiveness and Interpersonal Skills

ONLINE TRAINING

Flex Credit:
1.0 Hr

ONL:09 - Student Learning Outcomes & Assessment Online Workshop
Carole Bennett

This activity is an overview of the Student Learning Outcomes (SLO) and Assessment process at SRJC.

Click here to access this online activity.

Please print your completed post-training assessment and attach it to your verification form to receive Flex credit.

Get Adobe Acrobat  Link to Flex Verification Form

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement.

Online

All

Instruction

ONLINE TRAINING

Flex Credit:
1.5 Hrs

ONL:13 - Creating Accessible PowerPoint Presentations for Online Use
Corrine Haverinen

So you have a PowerPoint presentation and you want to share it with your class online. Or maybe you have a PowerPoint presentation from a face-to-face class that you are now developing for online delivery. There are various ways to deliver the content of your PowerPoint file online to your class, each with it's own issues and with various levels of accessibilty.

This tutorial will look at various options for converting PowerPoint presentations to online versions and discuss the accessibility issues of each. Then we will look at an export option using LecShare for creating HTML versions of PowerPoint files.

Click here to access this online activity.

Please print your completed post-training assessment and attach it to your verification form to receive Flex credit.

Get Adobe Acrobat  Link to Flex Verification Form

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement.

Online

All

Instruction

ONLINE TRAINING

Flex Credit:
1.5 Hrs

ONL:14 - Creating Accessible PDFs for Online Use
Corrine Haverinen

HTML pages are the best way to deliver content online because they are the easiest format for making content accessible to everyone including the sight impaired. PDFs offer an easy way to make your documents deliverable and readable over the internet, but making them accessible to the sight impaired offers a few more challenges than HTML pages.

PDFs are a better choice than Word documents because they will not require the viewer to purchase a program to read the file and PDFs have more accessibility features than Word files do.

When using PDFs for required content in an online class, you will need to make sure that they are accessible to disabled students. The online version of a workshop on creating accessible PDFs given by the PC trainers from SRJC's Academic Computing department is at the link provided below.

Click here to access this online activity.

Please print your completed post-training assessment and attach it to your verification form to receive Flex credit.

Get Adobe Acrobat  Link to Flex Verification Form

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement.

Online

All

Instruction

WEBINAR

Flex Credit: 2.0 hrs

ONL:18A - Basic Skills Initiative Webinar - Effective Practices Common to All Disciplines: Common Building Materials

The State Academic Senate provided webinars on select topics in basic skills during the Spring 2011 semester. Presenters Janet Fulks and Marcy Alancraig led the webinars which are free and last approximately two hours. This archived webinar is available for viewing and sharing on the CCCConfer website. Search for the webinar posted on March 24, 2011 at 9:30 a.m. called: Chapter 5: Effective Practices Common to All Disciplines, click on >Archive and log in when prompted.

In preparation for the webinar, please download Chapter 5 from the Basic Skills Handbook .

Get Adobe Acrobat  Link to Flex Verification Form

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement.

Online

All

Instruction

WEBINAR

Flex Credit: 2.0 hrs

ONL:18B - Basic Skills Initiative Webinar - Tracking Student Progress through Basic Skills: A Discipline Framework

The State Academic Senate provided webinars on select topics in basic skills during the Spring 2011 semester. Presenters Janet Fulks and Marcy Alancraig led the webinars which are free and last approximately two hours. This archived webinar is available for viewing and sharing on the CCCConfer website. Search for the webinar posted on April 7, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. called: Chapter 12: Tracking Student Progress through Basic Skills: A Discipline Framework, click on >Archive and log in when prompted.

In preparation for the webinar, please download Chapter 12 from the Basic Skills Handbook .

Get Adobe Acrobat  Link to Flex Verification Form

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement.

Online

All

Instruction

WEBINAR

Flex Credit: 2.0 hrs

ONL:18C - Basic Skills Initiative Webinar - Course Assessment Basics: Evaluating Your Construction

The State Academic Senate provided webinars on select topics in basic skills during the Spring 2011 semester. Presenters Janet Fulks and Marcy Alancraig led the webinars which are free and last approximately two hours. This archived webinar is available for viewing and sharing on the CCCConfer website. Search for the webinar posted on April 28, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. called: Chapter 15: Course Assessment Basics: Evaluating Your Construction, click on >Archive and log in when prompted.

In preparation for the webinar, please download Chapter 15 from the Basic Skills Handbook .

Get Adobe Acrobat  Link to Flex Verification Form

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement.

Online

All

Instruction

WEBINAR

Flex Credit:
1.0 Hr

ONL:23:A - NISOD Webinar Series - Enhancing Instruction and Engagement with Second Life
October 2009 Archived Webinar

Would you like to increase student engagement in the learning process? Join us for this high tech webinar and discover how Texas State Technical College (TSTC) instructors incorporate features from Second Life to: take students on virtual museum tours; involve them in virtual medical procedures; participate in a virtual class etiquette dinner; explore the inner workings of a camera; attend virtual meetings, and much more. From our experienced panel, you will learn how instructors first ventured into utilizing Second Life to enhance classroom instruction, overcame their fears, and quickly realized the benefits of engaging students in the virtual world!

Through the District NISOD membership, SRJC employees may access the webinar series and log on using the SRJC username and password.

If prompted:
Username: member
Password: nisod2011

Get Adobe Acrobat  Link to Flex Verification Form

NISOD is the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement.

Online

All

Instruction

WEBINAR

Flex Credit:
1.0 Hr

ONL:23:B - NISOD Webinar Series - Service Learning: Taking Education Beyond the Classroom
November 2009 Archived Webinar

Service Learning—You have heard the term, and now is the time to learn what this hands-on teaching and learning strategy is really all about. Join us on November 18 and learn from a service-learning expert on the national trends of this educational movement as well as from a faculty and service learning coordinator who are working together at their college to achieve great success by incorporating this approach at their college.

Through the District NISOD membership, SRJC employees may access the webinar series and log on using the SRJC username and password.

If prompted:
Username: member
Password: nisod2011

Get Adobe Acrobat  Link to Flex Verification Form

NISOD is the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement.

Online

All

Instruction

WEBINAR

Flex Credit:
1.0 Hr

ONL:23:C - NISOD Webinar Series - Making Connections: Every Interaction is an Opportunity for Engagement!
December 2009 Archived Webinar

You know what the research says. You have heard it a million times: Students who feel connected are more likely to persist. Sounds simple enough, right? But, in today’s world of lean budgets, distance education reaching an all time high, and a more diverse student population than ever before, how do colleges create meaningful experiences to engage all students? Join our expert panel as they highlight key findings from the 2009 Community College Survey of Student Engagement (CCSSE) and discuss what colleges across the nation are doing to connect students with faculty, staff, and the community, and other students.

Through the District NISOD membership, SRJC employees may access the webinar series and log on using the SRJC username and password.

If prompted:
Username: member
Password: nisod2011

Get Adobe Acrobat  Link to Flex Verification Form

NISOD is the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement.

Online

All

Instruction

WEBINAR

Flex Credit:
1.0 Hr

ONL:23:D - NISOD Webinar Series - Closing the Gaps between High School and College: College Connection at Austin Community College
February 2010 Archived Webinar

Are you hoping to enroll more local high school graduates? Would you like to grow the college-going culture in your school districts? If so, log on to learn from the award-winning College Connection program at Austin Community College District (ACC). College Connection brings college admissions steps to high school seniors during their school days: Admissions, Assessment, Pre-Advising (Orientation), Advising, and Financial Aid awareness and FAFSA workshops. This program started in 2004 with one school district and now serves 57 high schools in 26 school districts in the eight-county ACC Service Area. ACC’s enrollment is up, and yours could be, too.

Through the District NISOD membership, SRJC employees may access the webinar series and log on using the SRJC username and password.

If prompted:
Username: member
Password: nisod2011

Get Adobe Acrobat  Link to Flex Verification Form

NISOD is the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement.

Online

All

Instruction

WEBINAR

Flex Credit:
1.0 Hr

ONL:23:E - NISOD Webinar Series - Effective Practices in Fully Online Programs
March 2010 Archived Webinar (1)

Community colleges like Ivy Tech Community College and the Kentucky Community and Technical College System are making impressive strides in fully online programs. For these institutions, fully online programs increase access, reach new students, create new funding streams, and improve graduation rates. But getting started is challenging. This webinar will highlight effective practices in fully online programs based on our examination of a cross-section of high-performing schools and institutions. Finally, we will set you on the right track with a detailed profile of how to provide top-notch student services to full-time virtual students, a common thread among successful programs.

Through the District NISOD membership, SRJC employees may access the webinar series and log on using the SRJC username and password.

If prompted:
Username: member
Password: nisod2011

Get Adobe Acrobat  Link to Flex Verification Form

NISOD is the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement.

Online

All

Instruction

WEBINAR

Flex Credit:
1.0 Hr

ONL:23:F - NISOD Webinar Series - They Can't Succeed if They Don't Come Back: Effective Practices for Entering Student Success
March 2010 Archived Webinar (2)

The old adage goes students are looking for one reason to turn around and walk right back out the door. Unfortunately, about half of all entering community college students walk out the door before their second year of college. As our expert panelists discuss the results of the 2009 Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE), learn how your college can design and implement proven strategies to promote student success and keep students on the right side of the door.

Through the District NISOD membership, SRJC employees may access the webinar series and log on using the SRJC username and password.

If prompted:
Username: member
Password: nisod2011

Get Adobe Acrobat  Link to Flex Verification Form

NISOD is the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement.

Online

All

Instruction

WEBINAR

Flex Credit:
1.0 Hr

ONL:23:G - New Pathways Through Developmental Mathematics
Free NISOD Webinar

This session will describe emerging pathways in developmental math education with special attention to the STATWAY—a collaborative project of the Dana Center and the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, designed to take developmental students to and through a college credit-bearing, transferable math course in one year.

Through the District NISOD membership, SRJC employees may access the webinar series and log on using the SRJC username and password.

If prompted:
Username: member
Password: nisod2011

Get Adobe Acrobat  Link to Flex Verification Form

NISOD is the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement.

Online

All

Instruction

WEBINAR

Flex Credit:
1.0 Hr

ONL:23H - Student Success Classes: One College's Story from Start to Results
Free NISOD Webinar

With the signing of Democracy’s College, a Call to Action promoting the development and implementation of policies, practices, and institutional cultures that will produce 50 percent more students with high-quality degrees and certificates by 2020, community colleges must not only continue to ensure access, but also ensure that students are succeeding and completing. What does all this mean? And, perhaps more importantly—how and where does a college begin? Through national initiatives such as Achieving the Dream, one practice that is demonstrating proven results is the requirement that new students take a student success course. Tune in and listen to the Paris Junior College story, why they decided to adopt this idea (implementing a student success course), how they designed a student success course, and finally, the results from its implementation.

Through the District NISOD membership, SRJC employees may access the webinar series and log on using the SRJC username and password.

If prompted:
Username: member
Password: nisod2011

Get Adobe Acrobat  Link to Flex Verification Form

NISOD is the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement.

Online

All

Instruction

ONLINE

Flex Credit: 1.0 hr

ONL:25 - PEPNet Online Orientation

The PEPNet Online Orientation to Serving College Students Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing is an introductory course designed for higher educational professionals who work with students who are deaf or hard of hearing. It explains issues relevant to communication and learning in postsecondary education.

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Define basic terms and concepts related to deafness and hearing loss
  • Explain how deafness and hearing loss influence people's life experiences
  • Identify languages and communication strategies used by people who are deaf and hard of hearing
  • Apply skills for communicating with students who are deaf or hard of hearing
  • Describe the services available for students who are deaf and hard of hearing
  • Adapt instruction to accommodate the needs of students who are deaf and hard of hearing

Get Adobe Acrobat  Link to Flex Verification Form

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement.

Online

All

Dd

PODCASTS

The following Podcasts are pre-approved for flex credit. Simply view these podcasts at your convenience and receive flex credit by following these four easy steps:

  1. Download Quicktime if you don’t already have it installed on your computer.
  2. Click on the link for the Podcast you would like to view.
  3. Watch/listen to the Podcast.
  4. Complete a Professional Development Activities Flex Verification Form. Submit it electronically or send a hard copy through District mail to the Resource Center for Staff Development.

These activities are intended for use by the employees of Santa Rosa Junior College. Staff Development will follow these guidelines for employees needing reasonable accommodation for staff development activities.

Select your Podcast choice below:

Get QuicktimeGet Quicktime

If you need Quicktime for your home computer use the link provided. Contact the Computing Services Help Desk for installation on your work computer: help@santarosa.edu

DATE

activity LOCATION

PODCAST

Flex Credit:
1.5 Hrs

ONL:06 - Issues in Adolescent Development
Jeanie Harmon, Child Development

Adolescence, once a relatively short period in the course of development, has now extended from the teens into the twenties for many youth in America. Much of our student population, particularly those ages 18-22, display characteristics that reflect an extended adolescence. Students are living at home with parents for longer periods of time, taking longer to achieve independence and self-sufficiency, are less familiar with the demands of the work world and have a harder time setting and achieving goals. How do we support the needs of these students, set appropriate expectations and facilitate the skills needed for competence and self-sufficiency? In this session, we will discuss characteristics of late adolescent development and practical strategies for supporting the needs of students, ages 18-22 in the college-learning environment.

Get Quicktime    Issues in Adolescent Development Podcast

Get Adobe Acrobat  Link to Flex Verification Form

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement.

Online

ALL

Dd Instruction

PODCAST

Flex Credit:
1.0 Hr

ONL:07 - Teaching Adults
Dr. Jim Forkum and Dr. Sherry Forkum

The following links will take you to five twelve-minute audio segments which were contributed by Jim and Sherry Forkum to ED 7312 Teaching Adults, a doctoral level course at Capella University. This course is offered under the PH.D. in Education discipline and focuses on teaching Millennials in the college setting. It is designed for new teachers teaching in college who have not had any formal teacher training program prior to entering the classroom.

Get Adobe Acrobat  Link to Flex Verification Form

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement.

Online

ALL

Dd Instruction

PODCAST

Flex Credit:
1.5 Hrs

ONL:08 - Fall 2007 PDA Day President's Address
Dr. Robert Agrella, Greg Granderson, Anna Felciano

The annual addresses presented by the SRJC Superintendent/President, Academic Senate President, and the Classified Senate President.

Get Quicktime    PDA Fall 2007 Presidents Address Podcast

Get Adobe Acrobat  Link to Flex Verification Form

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement.

Online

ALL

Workplace Effectiveness and Interpersonal Skills

PODCAST

Flex Credit:
1.5 Hrs

ONL:10 - Team Building from Within and Without
Alicia Jourdain and Kimberly Kalember

Discussion on team building: The approach, examples, opportunities and outcomes for Administrative and Executive Assistants. The discussion is valuable to all employees.

Get Quicktime    Teamwork Within and Without Podcast

Get Adobe Acrobat  Link to Flex Verification Form

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement.

Online

ALL

Workplace Effectiveness and Interpersonal Skills

PODCAST

Flex Credit:
1.5 Hrs

ONL:11 - Know and Utilize VTEA Funds
Chuck Robbins and Stephanie Thompson

This is an overview of VTEA funding. VTEA are categorical Federal funds designated to support development and improvement of occupational programs (also called vocational programs or Career & Technical Education –CTE). Participants will learn how the college applies for and receives the VTEA funds, how the funds are allocated to CTE programs, how we report the outcomes. We will also discuss the role of SRJC faculty in VTEA-funded programs, how they used the VTEA funds in their departments and how the funds helped them to create or improve specific programs. There will be time for interested faculty to discuss possible projects and strategies for creating successful VTEA programs.

Get Quicktime    VTEA Podcast

Get Adobe Acrobat  Link to Flex Verification Form

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement.

Online

ALL

Workplace Effectiveness and Interpersonal Skills

PODCAST

Flex Credit:
1.5 Hrs

ONL:12 - Basic Skills: Effective Practices Common to All Disciplines
Ann Foster, Tad Wakefield, Karissa Moreno, Teresa Jackson and Phyllis Johnson

Presenters will provide an overview of effective teaching practices for Basic Skills students in all disciplines. Presenters will demonstrate effective teaching practices, emphasizing Active Learning. Participants will have a hands-on opportunity to develop and present a lesson of their own.

Get Quicktime    Basic Skills Podcast

Use these pdf files to enhance your experience:

Get Adobe Acrobat  Link to Flex Verification Form

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement.

Online

ALL

Instruction

PODCAST

Flex Credit:
1.5 Hrs

ONL:15 - Accessible Issues for Online Materials (Simple HTML Pages)
Corrine Haverinen

This tutorial takes a look at the 16 rules of Section 508 Subpart B, the US federal law on accessibility compliance for Web-based materials. After taking this online workshop, you will have an understanding of how to make Web sites compliant with the Section 508 standards. The tutorial has a specific focus on the rules pertaining to simple HTML. Currently, there are movies for the first eight rules, check back later to see more movies as they become available. Viewing time to watch all of the movies is just over one hour.

If you are taking this workshop for flex credit, take the post-assessment test once you have finished the tutorial.

These video tutorials are presented in the QuickTime movie format. To play the videos, you will need the QuickTime player, free from Apple’s Web site.

Get Quicktime    Simple HTML Podcast

Get Adobe Acrobat  Link to Flex Verification Form

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement.

Online

All

Instruction Dd

PODCAST

Flex Credit:
1.25 Hrs

ONL:16 - Fall 2008 PDA Day President's Address
Dr. Robert Agrella, Greg Granderson, Anna Felciano

The annual addresses presented by the SRJC Superintendent/President, Academic Senate President, and the Classified Senate President.

Get Quicktime    PDA Fall 2008 Presidents Address Podcast

Get Adobe Acrobat  Link to Flex Verification Form

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement.

Online

ALL

Workplace Effectiveness and Interpersonal Skills

PODCAST

Flex Credit:
1.25 Hrs

ONL:17 - Fall 2009 PDA Day President's Address
Dr. Robert Agrella, Greg Granderson

The annual addresses presented by the SRJC Superintendent/President and Academic Senate President.

Get Quicktime    PDA Fall 2009 Presidents Address Podcast

Get Adobe Acrobat  Link to Flex Verification Form

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement.

Online

ALL

Workplace Effectiveness and Interpersonal Skills

PODCAST

Flex Credit:
1.25 hrs

ONL:19 - Keeping Yourself Safe
April Chapman & Bill Stinson

This forum addresses what individuals can and should do regarding their own personal safety. April Chapman, Dean of the Public Safety Training Center, will give a presentation on personal safety, followed by a presentation by Bill Stinson, District Police.

A DVD version of the forum is available for check-out from Doyle and Mahoney Libraries or from the Resource Center. Call ahead to confirm availability of the DVD.

Please complete an online evaluation of this podcast.

Get Quicktime    Keeping Yourself Safe Podcast

Get Adobe Acrobat  Link to Flex Verification Form

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement.

Online

All

We

PODCAST

Flex Credit:
1.5 hrs

ONL:20 - Elementary Spanish for SRJC Personnel
Nora Wilkins

The podcast will deliver “real world” basic language and culture training to interested staff that interface with Latino students.

A handout to accompany this audio podcast is available by request; electronic copies only. Contact Elizabeth McPherson at emcpherson@santarosa.edu to obtain your pdf copy (37 pages, 7.03MB).

Get Quicktime    Elementary Spanish for SRJC Personnel

Get Adobe Acrobat  Link to Flex Verification Form

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement.

Online (Audio only)

All

Dd Instruction

PODCAST

Flex Credit:
1.5 hrs

ONL:21 - Spring 2010 Tauzer Lecture: What's Cooking?
Michael Salinger

Explore the bounty of local, organic, and sustainable gardens, farms, markets, kitchens, cooks and tables as Chef Michael Salinger presents and prepares a home-cooked meal.

Get Quicktime    What's Cooking?

Get Adobe Acrobat  Link to Flex Verification Form

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement.

Online

All

Instruction We

PODCAST

Flex Credit:
1.0 hrs

ONL:22 - What's Your FERPA IQ?
Diane Traversi

As a faculty member, administrator or classified staff of SRJC, you are responsible for protecting the privacy rights of all of our students. How up to date are you on the current regulations? This important training includes 12/08 updates.

Get Quicktime    What's Your FERPA IQ?

Get Adobe Acrobat  FERPA Handout

Get Adobe Acrobat  Link to Flex Verification Form

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement.

Online

All

Workplace Effectiveness and Interpersonal Skills

PODCAST

Flex Credit:
1.0 hrs

ONL:26 - Disability Awareness Panel
Petaluma Campus employees and students

SRJC Faculty, staff, administrators, and students discuss disability issues and accommodations.

Get Quicktime    Disability Awareness Panel

Get Adobe Acrobat  Link to Flex Verification Form

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement.

Online

All

Dd

PODCAST

Flex Credit:
1.0 hrs

ONL:27 - Brain Injury Dialogues
Produced by Lyell Davies/Bainneclaba

Brain injury survivors explore the impact that brain injury has on their lives. Personal, medical, and political strategies for survival are explored. Studies reveal that this disability affects far more people than you might suspect. Used with permission. For more information, go to www.BrainInjuryDialogues.org

Get Quicktime    Brain Injury Dialogues

Get Adobe Acrobat  Link to Flex Verification Form

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement.

Online

All

Dd

PODCAST

Flex Credit:
1.25 hrs

ONL:28 - Planet SRJC: Diversity in the 21st Century
Lori Kuwabara and Andre LaRue

The workshop offered at the Fall 2010 PDA Day discusses what "diversity" means today at SRJC - what we see, what we don't, how we experience it differently both inside and outside our classrooms, and how it affects and informs what we do on campus.

Get Quicktime    Planet SRJC

Get Adobe Acrobat  Link to Flex Verification Form

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement.

Online

All

Dd

PODCAST

Flex Credit:
1.0 hr

ONL:29 - Fall 2010 PDA Day President's Address
Dr. Robert Agrella, Terry Shell and Debbie Weatherly

The annual addresses presented by the SRJC Superintendent/President, Academic Senate President and Classified Senate President.

Get Quicktime    Fall 2010 President's Address

Get Adobe Acrobat  Link to Flex Verification Form

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement.

Online

All

Workplace Effectiveness and Interpersonal Skills

PODCAST

Flex Credit:
1.5 hrs

ONL:30 - Best Practices for Serving Formerly Incarcerated Students at Community Colleges
Second Chance Committee

Do you know that between 120-160 people are released from incarceration into Sonoma County every month? Many become our students at SRJC in the hopes of turning their lives around. We invite you to listen to students who were formerly incarcerated who will share what has helped them to be successful at SRJC. Come and hear their success stories and learn some best practices for helping students who have been released from incarceration. Members of SRJC's Second Chance team will also discuss best practices for this special population. This presentation is geared for instructors of all levels & disciplines, as well as Student Services providers.

Get Quicktime    Serving Formerly Incarcerated Students

Get Adobe Acrobat  Link to Flex Verification Form

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement.

Online

All

Instruction Dd Workplace Effectiveness and Interpersonal Skills

PODCAST

Flex Credit:
2.5 hrs

ONL:31 - What's For Dinner? Tips on How to Live Well by Cooking Locally, Sustainably, and Easily at Home
Cathy Burgett, James Cason, Tammy Sakanashi and Michael Salinger

Nutrition instructor Tammy Sakanashi joins 3 chefs from Culinary Arts, Cathy Burgett, Jim Cason, and Michael Salinger, to discuss the importance of wellness and family meals, while demonstrating how to prepare an easy 3-course supper on a busy night.

Get Quicktime    What's For Dinner?

Get Adobe Acrobat  Link to Flex Verification Form

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement.

Online

All

We Instruction

PODCAST

Flex Credit:
1.0 hr

ONL:34 - From Where I Sit: Students with Disabilities Share Their Experiences

A powerful video series of eight CSU students who retell their stories by answering five questions:    

  • What is your disability?
  • What made you decide 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 faculty to make classes more accessible?

The series includes faculty discussion and responses. 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.

This is a CSU direct access video series.

Get Adobe Acrobat  Link to Flex Verification Form

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement.

Online

All

Diversity and Demographics

PODCAST

Flex Credit:
1.5 hrs

ONL:35 - Dealing with Disruptive Students
Ashley Arnold, Margaret Grayson, Bill Stinson & Catherine Williams

This podcast provides information on how to identify distressed, disruptive, and dangerous behavior in students, how to intervene, and on what resources are available at SRJC and in the community. The information will be presented in the format of lecture, case examples, group discussion, and role playing exercises.

Get Quicktime    Dealing with Disruptive Students

Get Adobe Acrobat  Link to Flex Verification Form

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement.

Online

All

We Instruction

PODCAST

Flex Credit:
1.5 hrs

ONL:33 - New Technologies in the Classroom: Problems and Possibilities
Monte Freidig, Narmeen Nasseem & Scott Rosen

This workshop brings together interested faculty members (with or without expertise) to discuss both problems & options we have (such as developing policies or assignments) to deal with the phenomenon of technologies brought into the classroom.

Get Quicktime    New Technologies in the Classroom

Get Adobe Acrobat  Link to Flex Verification Form

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement.

Online

All

Instruction

PODCAST

Flex Credit:
1.5 hrs

ONL:37 - Teaching and Learning: Learning Centered Pedagogy
Victor Cummings, Kimberlee Messina, Lauren Servais, Eric Thompson

This workshop offered as part of the 2009-10 New Faculty Development Program provides concepts on learning-centered pedagogy.

Get Quicktime    Learning Centered Pedagogy

Get Adobe Acrobat  Link to Flex Verification Form

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement.

Online

All

Instruction

PODCAST

Flex Credit:
2.0 hrs

ONL:38 - Learning Theory and Learning Styles: Classroom Assessment I
Jeannie Harmon

This workshop offered as part of the 2009-10 New Faculty Development Program provides concepts on classroom assessment.

Get Quicktime    Classroom Assessment I

Get Adobe Acrobat  Link to Flex Verification Form

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement.

Online

All

Instruction

PODCAST

Flex Credit:
2.0 hrs

ONL:39 - Teaching to a Diverse Student Population II: Focus on Latino Population
Ty Benoit, Laura Larque, Geoff Navarro, Darcy Rosales, Rafael Vasquez

This workshop offered as part of the 2009-10 New Faculty Development Program provides concepts on teaching to SRJC students with a focus on the Latino population.

Get Quicktime    Teaching to a Diverse Student Population II

Get Adobe Acrobat  Link to Flex Verification Form

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement.

Online

All

Diversity and Demographics Instruction

PODCAST

Flex Credit:
2.0 hrs

ONL:40 - Teaching to a Diverse Student Population III: Generational Differences
Jim Forkum, Sherry Forkum

This workshop offered as part of the 2009-10 New Faculty Development Program provides concepts on teaching to SRJC students with a focus on generational differences.

Get Quicktime    Teaching to a Diverse Student Population III

Get Adobe Acrobat  Link to Flex Verification Form

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement.

Online

All

Diversity and Demographics Instruction

ON-DEMAND AND "AS SCHEDULED" ACTIVITIES

The following activities are pre-approved for Flex credit and are offered with varying schedules or are at your own pace (on-demand).
Be sure to complete a verification form to receive flex credit.

These activities are intended for use by the employees of Santa Rosa Junior College. Staff Development will follow these guidelines for employees needing reasonable accommodation for staff development activities.

View activity information below:


Mondays and Tuesdays

12:30-1:00pm

Flex Credit:
.5 hrs each, up to 3.0 hrs max.

OND:01:A - Tai Chi and Chi Gung
Tim Preston

These sessions use Tai Chi and Chi Gung to improve breathing and balance, reduce stress and promote relaxation. It follows principles of nature and physiology. Participants have the opportunity to improve physical and mental job performance.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement.

Petaluma Campus

Call Hall
632

All

We

Wednesdays

12:30-1:00pm

Flex Credit:
.5 hrs each, up to 3.0 hrs max.

OND:01:B - Tai Chi and Chi Gung
Tim Preston

These sessions use Tai Chi and Chi Gung to improve breathing and balance, reduce stress and promote relaxation. It follows principles of nature and physiology. Participants have the opportunity to improve physical and mental job performance.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement.

Santa Rosa Campus

Shuhaw Hall
1764

All

We

ON-DEMAND

By appt only
(Schedule up to 4 hours of time in any given week)

Flex Credit:
up to 4.0 hours

OND:02 - Web-based Training at Lynda.com

Whether you’re into digital photography, web design and development, motion graphics, or just need to brush up on Excel, you can learn all the software skills you need to gain a competitive edge with online tutorials at Lynda.com:

  • Master software from Adobe, Apple, Microsoft & more.
  • Choose from over 700 online training courses.
  • Learn from authors who are experts in their field.
  • Watch a video — just play, pause & rewind.
  • Contact Dustin Zuckerman for more information or to get started on your training.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement.

Online Computer-based Training

Self-paced tutorials

All

Technology

ON-DEMAND

Flex Credit:
1.0 hr

OND:03A - Film: Audism Unveiled

Audism is the discrimination against Deaf or hard of hearing people (note: in the Deaf community, an audist is akin to a racist). Powerful documentary: Deaf people from varied social, racial and educational backgrounds share real-life experience struggles.

DVDs are available for checkout from the Media Services Department in the library.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement.

Available for check out at the Library

All

Diversity and Demographics

ON-DEMAND

Flex Credit:
1.0 hr

OND:03:B - Film: The Lives of Deaf Mexicans: Struggle and Success

Compelling look at the hurdles faced by Deaf people in Mexico, part of a rich culture that is fraught with educational setbacks, communication obstacles, and limited employment opportunities. Shows Mexican Deaf people struggling for the basic rights enjoyed by Deaf people in the US and other countries.

DVDs are available for checkout from the Media Services Department in the library.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement.

Available for check out at the Library

All

Diversity and Demographics

ON-DEMAND

Flex Credit:
0.5 hr

OND:03:C - Film: Phoenix Dance

Follows evolution of renowned dancer Homer Abdallah who lost right leg and hip to cancer. A road journey of transformation and healing that challenges our expectations of what it means to be "disabled." 

DVDs are available for checkout from the Media Services Department in the library.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement.

Available for check out at the Library

All

Diversity and Demographics

ON-DEMAND

Flex Credit:
2.0 hrs

OND:03:D - Film: Through Deaf Eyes

Explores history of major events in Deaf life in America: debate about ASL, telephone access, fight for Deaf president at Gallaudet University. Interviews with actor Marlee Matlin, I. King Jordan, other community leaders. 

DVDs are available for checkout from the Media Services Department in the library.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement.

Available for check out at the Library

All

Diversity and Demographics

ON-DEMAND

Flex Credit:
1.0-2.0 hours

OND:04 - CIRT Training
Crisis Intervention Resource Team

The Crisis Intervention Resource Team (CIRT) assists SRJC faculty and staff in dealing with disruptive situations and includes representatives from District Police, Student Services, Student Health Services, Student Psychological Services, Disability Resources Department, and Counseling. The goal of CIRT is to prevent crises before they occur through the provision of training, consultation, and intervention on request. CIRT is available to departments, staff members for training in dealing with distressed, disruptive, or dangerous situations involving students on college sites.  Training will include teaching warning signs of potential crises and tools to cope with difficult situations should they occur. CIRT will clarify the roles and responsibilities of CIRT and other college resources, as well as how to access support services and tools helpful in making decisions regarding crisis situations.

To schedule a CIRT Training for your department, contact Margaret Grayson, Disability Specialist/CIRT Member, by email or phone 524-1795.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement.

TBD

All

We

ON-DEMAND

Flex Credit:
3.0-6.0 hours

OND:05 - SLO Assessment
Academic Senate and Project LEARN

SLO assessment has been endorsed by the Academic Senate as a form of professional development leading to the improvement of instruction. All faculty, both regular and adjunct, are eligible for flex credit for designing and implementing an individual or collaborative group SLO assessment.

Assessment could be of a course, a certificate/major, or a student service. Faculty members may earn up to 3 hours of flex credit for an assessment or for participation in a collaborative group assessment. A collaborative group leader may earn an additional 3 hours of flex credit for providing coordination. Flex credit for SLO assessment is limited to six hours per academic year.

For examples and more information about how to do assessment, see the Project LEARN Website.

To receive Flex credit for participating in an SLO assessment, simply submit a Flex activity verification form upon completion of the assessment.

Get Adobe Acrobat  Link to Flex Verification Form

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement.

 

All

Instruction

October 24 - December 2

Flex Credit:
1.0 hr*

OND:08 - Inner Geographies
Exhibition and Lecture

Inner Geographies is an exhibition about life maps and will showcase the efforts of faculty, students and community artists as they use maps, natural history metaphors, and found object assemblages to explore the forces that shaped them. Inner Geographies will include LifeCore diagrams, maps of personal spaces, maps of the body, maps of family as body, maps of the heart, personal compass rose diagrams, and assemblage art. See how using inner geography ideas and assemblage techniques can help you to dig into your memories to create art that reflects your personal history. Heidi Lamoreaux teaches geography at SRJC, and is a professor at SSU. Rebeca Trevino is a talented assemblage artist who has exhibited her art widely throughout Sonoma County.

DATES and LOCATION
The exhibit will be open from October 24, 2011 through December 2, 2011 in the Mahoney Library Gallery on the SRJC Petaluma Campus.

GALLERY TALK and RECEPTION
Join an informal conversation with the artists, followed by a reception, on Wednesday, November 9, 2011, from noon to 1:30pm. The talk and reception will be held in the Mahoney Library Reading Room on the SRJC Petaluma Campus.

*This is an Arts and Lectures event. Faculty members wishing to receive Flex Credit for this activity must briefly state how this activity relates to their professional work at SRJC on their submitted Flex Verification Form as it relates to the criteria listed below.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under AFA Article 22 for Currency and Growth in One's Field.

Petaluma Campus
Mahoney Library
Art Gallery

All

 

October 7-16, 2011

See Calendar

Flex Credit:
1.5 hrs*

OND:06A - Theatre Arts Department Production: Big Love

October 7, 8, 13, 14, 15 at 8:00pm
October 8, 9, 15, 16 at 2:00pm

“50 brides for 50 brothers!”…but the brides want nothing to do with them! The battle of the sexes rages in this explosive comedy-drama, described by The New York Times as an “MGM musical in Technicolor, a circus, and, believe it, a Greek tragedy.” A very contemporary adaptation of one of the western world’s oldest plays, The Danaids by Aeschylus, this wild adventure is guaranteed to be unlike any theatre experience you’ve ever had! (Not to be confused with the HBO television series.)

Recommended for age 18 and above. Contains nudity and strong language.

*This is a Theatre Arts Department Production. Faculty members wishing to receive Flex Credit for this activity must briefly state how this activity relates to their professional work at SRJC on their submitted Flex Verification Form as it relates to the criteria listed below.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement and AFA Article 22 for Currency and Growth in One's Field.

Burbank Auditorium

All

Buy Tickets Online

November 25-December 10, 2011

See Calendar

Flex Credit:
2.75 hrs*

OND:06B - Theatre Arts Department Production: My Fair Lady

November 25, 26 at 8:00pm
November 26, 27 at 2:00pm
December 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10 at 8:00pm
December 3, 4, 10 at 2:00pm

One of the brightest gems in the treasury of musical theatre, My Fair Lady tells the story of Eliza Doolittle—a spunky, “diamond-in-the-rough” flower girl—who is transformed into a lady by Professor Henry Higgins. Based on George Bernard Shaw's 1912 play, Pygmalion, this sparkling classic set in Edwardian London still sheds light on timely issues, such as social status and the power of language, while dazzling you with memorable songs, including “I Could Have Danced All Night” and “On the Street Where You Live”.

Recommended for age 7 and above.

*This is a Theatre Arts Department Production. Faculty members wishing to receive Flex Credit for this activity must briefly state how this activity relates to their professional work at SRJC on their submitted Flex Verification Form as it relates to the criteria listed below.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement and AFA Article 22 for Currency and Growth in One's Field.

Burbank Auditorium

All

Buy Tickets Online

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.

These activities are intended for use by the employees of Santa Rosa Junior College. Staff Development will follow these guidelines for employees needing reasonable accommodation for staff development activities.

DATE

activity LOCATION

August 2011

Thursday
August 18

9:00am-1:00pm

Flex Credit:
4.0 hrs

11:EO:A - Adjunct Faculty Orientation
Various Presenters

An orientation for new or returning adjunct faculty members. The agenda consists of a welcome by administrators and informational presentations by representatives from various departments.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement and AFA Article 22 criteria for Workplace Effectiveness.

Doyle Library
4246

Adjunct Faculty

We Instruction

Friday
August 19

8:00am - 4:15pm
and
5:00-8:00pm

Professional Development Activity Day

This one day event is presented for all SRJC employees by Staff Development and the Professional Development Committee. Workshop presenters are SRJC faculty and staff members and other experts in education-related fields. Activities are held on both the Santa Rosa and Petaluma campuses.

To see the day's schedule, workshop locations or to take a look at the workshops being offered on PDA Day, go to: www.santarosa.edu/src/PDA-current/pda-overview.html

Classified Staff members may attend with prior approval from their supervisors. Regular faculty members are required to attend.

Refer to Overview for workshop locations

All Employees

Friday
August 26

9:00-11:00am

Flex Credit:
2.0 hrs

15:AA - Study Abroad Informational Meeting
Danielle King, Nikki Slovak-Villano

The workshop is designed to provide SRJC faculty interested in teaching abroad as part of the SRJC Study Abroad Program with general information about the application process and teaching experience. Committee members and faculty who previously have taught abroad will be present to share information, insights and their personal stories and perspectives on the program.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement.

Doyle Library
4245

video-conferenced to
Petaluma Campus, Mahoney Library
602

Faculty

Friday
August 26

7:00-9:00pm

Flex Credit:
2.0 hrs*

16:AA - Wretch Like Me
David Templeton, Eric Thompson

A one-man play about being born-again; living in, thinking through and exiting fundamentalist Christian culture. This activity may be of interest to faculty members in Religious Studies, Philosophy (critical thinking), American Cultures and Theatre Arts.

*Faculty members wishing to receive Flex Credit for this activity must briefly state how this activity relates to their professional work at SRJC on their submitted Flex Verification Form as it relates to the criteria listed below.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under AFA Article 22 for Currency and Growth in One's Field.

Newman Auditorium

All

Diversity and Demographics

Saturday
August 27

7:00-9:00pm

Flex Credit:
2.0 hrs*

16:AA - Wretch Like Me
David Templeton, Eric Thompson

A one-man play about being born-again; living in, thinking through and exiting fundamentalist Christian culture. This activity may be of interest to faculty members in Religious Studies, Philosophy (critical thinking), American Cultures and Theatre Arts.

*Faculty members wishing to receive Flex Credit for this activity must briefly state how this activity relates to their professional work at SRJC on their submitted Flex Verification Form as it relates to the criteria listed below.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under AFA Article 22 for Currency and Growth in One's Field.

Newman Auditorium

All

Diversity and Demographics

Monday
August 29

12:15pm

Flex Credit:
1.0 hr*

04:AL:A - The Great West End and Railroad Square Handcar Regatta
Spring Maxfield

The Great West End and Railroad Square Handcar Regatta, now in its fourth year, is billed as a "splendid celebration of art, science and ingenuity" which is a "spectacle for both young and old." Mechanical railcar races are at the heart of this annual celebration and the event challenges participants to use their creativity to design a vehicle that will not only travel down the railroad tracks under human power, but will showcase both artistic and mechanical innovations. Participants and the public are encouraged to create costumes (circa 1870) as well and join the festivities. Get a preview of this year's event (scheduled for Sept. 25) and hear organizer and co-founder Spring Maxfield as she discusses the origin of this event and traces the event's growth to become one of the county's most popular fall activities.

*This is an Arts and Lectures event. Faculty members wishing to receive Flex Credit for this activity must briefly state how this activity relates to their professional work at SRJC on their submitted Flex Verification Form as it relates to the criteria listed below.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under AFA Article 22 for Currency and Growth in One's Field.

Newman Auditorium

All

Video-conf to Petaluma Campus

Mahoney Library
726

 

Wednesday
August 31

12:00-1:00pm

Flex Credit:
1.0 hr*

19:AA:A - Exploring the Role and Skills of the Facilitator
Christina Allison

This is a Center for Student Leadership 2011 Presentation, offered in collaboration with Women's Global Leadership Initiative. For more information, contact Sahara Chaldean, Coordinator, Center for Student Leadership, at 527-4460.

  • What is Facilitation?
  • How can I use it to improve participation in decision-making or make meetings more effective?
  • Design events knowing which methods to use, and how and when to use them.
  • Identify skills that you should utilize before, during and after an event to ensure that your approach is effective.

*This is a free Center for Student Leadership event. Faculty members wishing to receive Flex Credit for this activity must briefly state how this activity relates to their professional work at SRJC on their submitted Flex Verification Form as it relates to the criteria listed below.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement and AFA Article 22 for Workplace Effectiveness.

Bertolini Student Ctr
East End
1st Floor

All

Leadership Development Workplace Effectiveness and Interpersonal Skills

September 2011

Friday
September 2

10:00am-12:00pm

Flex Credit:
2.0 hrs

05:TECH:A - Turnitin
Micca Gray

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 meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement.

Doyle Library 4420

All

Technology

Friday
September 2

1:00-3:00pm

Flex Credit:
2.0 hrs*

10:NFD:A - New Faculty Development Program

What I Wish I Knew My First Year
Third Year Faculty Members

District Tenure Review and Evaluation
Abe Farkas

SRJC’s New Faculty Development Program and Basic Skills Committee offers a series of instructional and informational workshops designed for new regular faculty members during their first two years, but the workshops are open to all faculty members. A wide range of topics are covered throughout the series.

*New regular faculty members' may not receive Flex credit for attendance as this program is required as part of their contract. Other faculty members may receive Flex credit for participation.

Contact Ann Foster for more information.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement.

Doyle Library 4245

Faculty

Instruction

Wednesday
September 7

3:00-5:00pm

Flex Credit:
2.0 hrs

18:AA - Level One Data Mine Training
Kris Abrahamson

For PC users. This is a hands-on workshop for beginners and others who need a refresher in Data Mining.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement and AFA Article 22 criteria for Workplace Effectiveness.

Doyle Library 4420

All

Technology

Wednesday
September 7

7:00pm

Flex Credit:
up to 4.0 hrs*

04:AL:N1 - Petaluma Cinema Series
District 9
Neill Blomkamp, 2009, South Africa

The Cinema Series opens with the South African sci-fi adventure thriller District 9.  With biting social satire, raucous action sequences, and stunning visual effects, this apartheid-inspired drama chronicles the relocation of alien refugees all while remaining a thought-provoking political allegory.  Nominated for four Oscars, including Best Picture and Best Screenplay.

Plan to attend the pre-film lecture at 6pm as well as participate in a post-screening discussion of the film until 10pm.

Cinema series Information

*Faculty members wishing to receive Flex Credit for this activity must briefly state how this activity relates to their professional work at SRJC on their submitted Flex Verification Form as it relates to the criteria listed below.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement and AFA Article 22 criteria for Currency and Growth in One's Field.

Petaluma Campus

Carole Ellis Auditorium

All

 

Wednesday
September 14

7:00pm

Flex Credit:
up to 4.0 hrs*

04:AL:N2 - Petaluma Cinema Series
Black Swan
Darren Aronofsky, 2010, USA

A New York ballerina is compelled to confront her dark side in order to earn the coveted leading role in Swan Lake. Unnerving, yet oddly compelling, Aronofsky’s superbly constructed thriller received five Oscar nominations this year including Best Picture, Director, Cinematography, and Editing. Natalie Portman’s tour-de-force performance in the leading role earned her Best Actress honors.

Plan to attend the pre-film lecture at 6pm as well as participate in a post-screening discussion of the film until 10pm.

Cinema series Information

*Faculty members wishing to receive Flex Credit for this activity must briefly state how this activity relates to their professional work at SRJC on their submitted Flex Verification Form as it relates to the criteria listed below.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement and AFA Article 22 criteria for Currency and Growth in One's Field.

Petaluma Campus

Carole Ellis Auditorium

All

 

Thursday
September 15

3:00-5:00pm

Flex Credit:
2.0 hrs

05:TECH:B1 - Technology Thursdays!
Cool Tools for Millennial
(and Other Assorted) Learners
Sami Lange

Ever heard of prezi, picnik, toonlet or jing?  It's not something to eat or a dance - just a few new tools you might use in an online or face-to-face course with supplemented materials from the web.  Join librarian Sami Lange and others to find out more as we kick off Technology Thursdays!

Technology Thursdays is a series of trainings about innovative techniques that can be utilized in the face-to-face or online classroom environment or for development of support staff.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement and Instructional Improvement and AFA Article 22 criteria for Currency and Growth in One's Field.

Doyle Library 4421

Faculty

Technology

Friday
September 16

1:00-3:00pm

Flex Credit:
2.0 hrs*

10:NFD:B - New Faculty Development Program

Santa Rosa Campus Tour
(Meet at Analy Hall steps at 1:00pm)
John Crevelli

Admissions and Records
(Doyle Library, Room 4245, 2-3pm)
Freyja Pereria, Diane Traversi

SRJC’s New Faculty Development Program and Basic Skills Committee offers a series of instructional and informational workshops designed for new regular faculty members during their first two years, but the workshops are open to all faculty members. A wide range of topics are covered throughout the series.

*New regular faculty members' may not receive Flex credit for attendance as this program is required as part of their contract. Other faculty members may receive Flex credit for participation.

Contact Ann Foster for more information.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement.

See details

Faculty

Instruction

Friday
September 16

1:00-3:00pm

Flex Credit:
2.0 hrs

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

Click on the links below for more information on this training:

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement.

Doyle Library
4420

FACULTY

T Instruction

Friday
September 16

7:00pm

Flex Credit:
up to 2.0 hrs*

04:AL:B - Barley and Beans for Burgers and Bacon: Finding the Fountain of Youth in Your Diet
John A. McDougall, MD

Dr. John A. McDougall is a nationally recognized physician, author, television host, and nutrition expert who teaches better health through plant-based diets. He has been researching, writing and "speaking out" about the effects of nutrition on disease for more than 30 years and believes that the proper diet for optimal health, function, and longevity is based on starches. “All large populations of trim, healthy people, throughout verifiable human history, have obtained the bulk of their calories from starch,” Dr. McDougall says. Come and find out why he believes that a low-fat, starch-based diet not only promotes a broad range of dramatic and lasting health benefits such as weight (fat) loss, but most importantly can also reverse serious illness, such as heart disease, without drugs.

*This is an Arts and Lectures event. Faculty members wishing to receive Flex Credit for this activity must briefly state how this activity relates to their professional work at SRJC on their submitted Flex Verification Form as it relates to the criteria listed below.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under AFA Article 22 for Currency and Growth in One's Field.

Newman Auditorium

All

 

Monday
September 19

12:15pm

Flex Credit:
1.0 hr*

04:AL:C - Photography: Truth or Fiction
Renata Breth

In conjunction with her current exhibition, Zulu Time, Renata Breth, photography instructor at SRJC, will explore key issues in photographic representation. Works are drawn from her recent travels through Asia and Russia. Renata teaches photography full-time at SRJC. Her work has been shown in exhibitions nationally and internationally. She grew up in Vienna, Austria and received her MFA in filmmaking and photography from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

*This is an Arts and Lectures event. Faculty members wishing to receive Flex Credit for this activity must briefly state how this activity relates to their professional work at SRJC on their submitted Flex Verification Form as it relates to the criteria listed below.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under AFA Article 22 for Currency and Growth in One's Field.

Newman Auditorium

All

Video-conf to Petaluma Campus

Mahoney Library
726

Wednesday
September 21

7:00pm

Flex Credit:
up to 4.0 hrs*

04:AL:N3 - Petaluma Cinema Series
Treasure of the Sierra Madre
John Huston, 1948, USA

When an American drifter (Humphrey Bogart) is down and out in Mexico, he convinces an old prospector (Walter Huston) to help him hunt for gold. An expertly crafted morality tale on greed, crime, and ambition, the film earned John Huston Oscars for both writing and directing as well as one for his father as Best Actor in a Supporting Role.

Plan to attend the pre-film lecture at 6pm as well as participate in a post-screening discussion of the film until 10pm.

Cinema series Information

*Faculty members wishing to receive Flex Credit for this activity must briefly state how this activity relates to their professional work at SRJC on their submitted Flex Verification Form as it relates to the criteria listed below.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement and AFA Article 22 criteria for Currency and Growth in One's Field.

Petaluma Campus

Carole Ellis Auditorium

All

 

Friday
September 23

8:30am-12:30pm

Flex Credit:
4.0 hrs

14:AA:A - Collaborative Leadership Series - Session 1: Understanding Leadership
Bob Benoit

This session examines leadership using a profile developed by Douglas Reeves, a well-known national presenter. The profile assists participants as they examine their own leadership style with four focus areas and twelve total dimensions. This inquiry enhances knowledge of their own focus areas of leadership and thus the leadership styles of others. It includes understanding how to build teams whose leadership styles complement each other.

Advance registration is required to attend and preference is for attendance at all three workshops in the series. Space is limited to 20 participants. Please RSVP to Ty Benoit by email or phone 524-1519.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement and AFA Article 22 criteria for Workplace Effectiveness.

Doyle Library
4421
Center for Teaching, Learning & Sustainability

Chairs, Faculty & Classified Staff in ACBSS Cluster

 

Friday
September 23

1:00-3:00pm

Flex Credit:
2.0 hrs

01:CATE:B - CATE Workshop Series:
Course Homepages and Section Homepages
Bill Stone, CATE

Click on the links below for more information on this training:

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement.

Doyle Library
4420

FACULTY

T Instruction

Monday
September 26

12:15pm

Flex Credit:
1.0 hr*

04:AL:D - Don't Shoot! I'm the Guitar Man
Buzzy Martin

The true story of one musician's unique journey.  Drawn to California in pursuit of the dream of rock stardom, a young midwestern guitar player finds himself teaching music to abused and at-risk inmates in juvenile detention centers and at San Quentin State Prison.  His self-published memoir of the experience is picked up for national distribution by a major publishing house and is eventually made into a feature length motion picture.  Musician, author, youth advocate Buzzy Martin brings a message of hope in support of "education - not incarceration."

*This is an Arts and Lectures event. Faculty members wishing to receive Flex Credit for this activity must briefly state how this activity relates to their professional work at SRJC on their submitted Flex Verification Form as it relates to the criteria listed below.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under AFA Article 22 for Currency and Growth in One's Field.

Newman Auditorium

All

Video-conf to Petaluma Campus

Mahoney Library
726

Tuesday
September 27

12:30-2:00pm

Flex Credit:
1.5 hrs*

23:AA:B - Birth Control Methods: Myths & Truths
Presented by Student Health Services

 

 

*Faculty members wishing to receive Flex Credit for this activity must briefly state how this activity relates to their professional work at SRJC on their submitted Flex Verification Form as it relates to the criteria listed below.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement.

Petaluma Campus

Call Building
PC698

All

Wellness, Safety & Workplace Effectiveness

Tuesday
September 27

3:00-6:00pm

Flex Credit:
3.0 hrs*

04:AL:E - SRJC War and Peace Forum: Iraq and Afghanistan: War Without End or Possibilities for an Enduring Peace?

The War and Peace forum is sponsored each semester by the SRJC Arts and Lectures Committee, the Social Science, Behavioral Sciences, and Philosophy departments, and the Peace and Justice Center of Sonoma County. The purpose of the forum is to examine the causes for American involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan, and to explore the political, moral, economic, and psychological impacts of these conflicts at home and abroad. The event is free, open to the public, and wheelchair accessible.

*This is an Arts and Lectures event. Faculty members wishing to receive Flex Credit for this activity must briefly state how this activity relates to their professional work at SRJC on their submitted Flex Verification Form as it relates to the criteria listed below.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under AFA Article 22 for Currency and Growth in One's Field.

Doyle Library
4245 & 4246

All

 

Wednesday
September 28

11:00am-12:00pm

Flex Credit:
1.0 hr

20:AA:A - NISOD Webinar Series
Adjunct and Engaged: Effective Strategies for Part-time Faculty Success   

Are you looking for meaningful ways to engage and develop adjunct faculty? Join this conversation about successful models that are getting adjunct faculty involved in designing their own development experiences and completing adjunct faculty certification in teaching and learning. Expert panelists will discuss successful strategies that are helping part-time faculty ask the right questions about student success and implementing solutions that work—all within the adjuncts’ limited time. Participants will hear expert tips on using the Carnegie Foundation’s Faculty Inquiry Toolkit with adjunct faculty.

NISOD has partnered with Adobe to create a rich and engaging Webinar environment. Each Webinar will be delivered using Adobe Connect Professional, easy-to-use software with no special downloads required—all a participant needs is a Flash-enabled computer and access to a phone. This combination of powerful expertise with interactive technology promises to bring new life to professional development on campuses across the country. All faculty and staff of NISOD-member colleges (of which SRJC is one) are welcome—we hope that you take advantage of this member benefit!

Sign up in advance for this free webinar.
For information about this webinar, go to NISOD Webinar Series.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement and Instructional Improvement.

Online

All

Instruction

Wednesday
September 28

12:00-1:00pm

Flex Credit:
1.0 hr*

19:AA:B - "But she is the problem!" How to Collaborate with Difficult People
Cate Griffiths

This is a Center for Student Leadership 2011 Presentation, offered in collaboration with Women's Global Leadership Initiative. For more information, contact Sahara Chaldean, Coordinator, Center for Student Leadership, at 527-4460.

  • What makes some people difficult to work with?
  • How can you separate the people from the problem to be solved?
  • How can you solve problems when your buttons are being pressed?

*This is a free Center for Student Leadership event. Faculty members wishing to receive Flex Credit for this activity must briefly state how this activity relates to their professional work at SRJC on their submitted Flex Verification Form as it relates to the criteria listed below.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement and AFA Article 22 for Workplace Effectiveness.

Bertolini Student Ctr
East End
1st Floor

All

Leadership Development Workplace Effectiveness and Interpersonal Skills

Wednesday
September 28

7:00pm

Flex Credit:
up to 4.0 hrs*

04:AL:N4 - Petaluma Cinema Series
The Believer*
Henry Bean, 2001, USA

Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival, The Believer features Ryan Gosling in an astounding performance as a Jewish Neo-Nazi haunted by his past.  Intellectually provocative and infused with a raw intensity, the film is inspired by the true story of a Nazi who committed suicide when the New York Times revealed him as a Jew.   *pending final confirmation

Plan to attend the pre-film lecture at 6pm as well as participate in a post-screening discussion of the film until 10pm.

Cinema series Information

*Faculty members wishing to receive Flex Credit for this activity must briefly state how this activity relates to their professional work at SRJC on their submitted Flex Verification Form as it relates to the criteria listed below.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement and AFA Article 22 criteria for Currency and Growth in One's Field.

Petaluma Campus

Carole Ellis Auditorium

All

 

Thursday
September 29

2:00-3:00pm

Flex Credit:
1.0 hr

21:AA - California Education Budget Forum with Assemblyman Michael Allen
Presented by AFA

California Assemblyman and Assistant Majority Leader of the California Assembly, Michael Allen, will be on the Santa Rosa Campus to share with faculty, staff and students his insights into the state budget process and what he outlook is for California higher education in general; for community colleges and SRJC specifically.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under AFA Article 22 criteria for Workplace Effectiveness.

Doyle Library
4246

Video-conferenced to Petaluma Campus, Mahoney 736

All

Leadership Development Instruction

Thursday
September 29

3:00-5:00pm

Flex Credit:
2.0 hrs

05:TECH:B2 - Technology Thursdays!
Emerging Trends in Digital Media
Nancy Persons, Phyllis Usina, Alicia Virtue

Access to information is available in the palm of a hand. News events are participatory experiences. What other untethered ways of seeking and using information are redefining our students’ academic experiences? Find out what trends are affecting students and explore ideas for integrating these into the classroom for better retention.

Technology Thursdays is a series of trainings about innovative techniques that can be utilized in the face-to-face or online classroom environment or for development of support staff.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement and Instructional Improvement and AFA Article 22 criteria for Currency and Growth in One's Field.

Doyle Library 4421

All

Technology

Thursday
September 29

CANCELLED
Offered again on Nov. 10

Flex Credit:
2.0 hrs

24:AA:A - Reporting Emergencies and Dealing with Difficult People
Jane Saldaña-Talley, Bill Stinson

This workshop will teach District staff how to report emergency situations to the District Police. Staff will also be provided with strategies for how to best handle difficult members of the public.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement and AFA Article 22 criteria for Workplace Effectiveness.

Petaluma Campus

CANCELLED
Offered again on Nov. 10

All

Wellness, Safety & Workplace Effectiveness Workplace Effectiveness and Interpersonal Skills

Friday
September 30

8:30am-12:30pm

Flex Credit:
4.0 hrs

14:AA:B - Collaborative Leadership Series - Session 2: Designing Collaborative Meetings
Bob Benoit

There are proven ways to design effective, productive, and engaging meetings but these techniques are mostly unknown or ignored. This session will provide an overview of the structure of effective meetings with efficient and collaborative results. Specific preventions and interventions for dealing with difficult people will be presented.

Advance registration is required to attend and preference is for attendance at all three workshops in the series. Space is limited to 20 participants. Please RSVP to Ty Benoit by email or phone 524-1519.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement and AFA Article 22 criteria for Workplace Effectiveness.

Doyle Library
4421
Center for Teaching, Learning & Sustainability

Chairs, Faculty & Classified Staff in ACBSS Cluster

 

Friday
September 30

1:00-3:00pm

Flex Credit:
2.0 hrs

01:CATE:C - CATE Workshop Series:
Images, File Management, and Navigation
Bill Stone, CATE

Click on the links below for more information on this training:

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement.

Doyle Library
4420

FACULTY

T Instruction

October 2011

Monday
October 3

12:15pm

Flex Credit:
1.0 hr*

04:AL:F - The Mystery of Mohammed ibn Musa and the First Algebra Textbook
Dean Gooch

Mohammed ibn Musa al-Khwarizimi was a hugely important mathematician and scientist from the early Islamic period (second millennium AD).  His influence on shaping of modern mathematical ideas is so important to our mathematical thinking that the word algebra, which was taken from the title of his original textbook, and algorithm, which is a corruption of the name “al-Khwarizimi” have become words that are commonly used today.  Dean Gooch, mathematics instructor at SRJC, will trace the history of Mohammed ibn Musa’s work, discuss the probable origin of his mathematical and scientific knowledge, and explain the impact of his work on modern mathematics.

*This is an Arts and Lectures event. Faculty members wishing to receive Flex Credit for this activity must briefly state how this activity relates to their professional work at SRJC on their submitted Flex Verification Form as it relates to the criteria listed below.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under AFA Article 22 for Currency and Growth in One's Field.

Newman Auditorium

All

Video-conf to Petaluma Campus

Mahoney Library
726

Monday
October 3

2:00-3:30pm

Flex Credit:
1.5 hrs*

23:AA:A1 - QPR Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Training
Presented by Student Health Services

QPR stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer - 3 simple steps that anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide. People trained in QPR learn how to recognize the warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to question, persuade, and refer someone to help. Each participant will practice the QPR approach during role plays and will leave the training with a booklet on local resources.

*Faculty members wishing to receive Flex Credit for this activity must briefly state how this activity relates to their professional work at SRJC on their submitted Flex Verification Form as it relates to the criteria listed below.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement.

Bertolini Student Services Center

Center for Student Leadership

All

Wellness, Safety & Workplace Effectiveness

Wednesday
October 5

12:30pm
12:45pm
1:00pm
1:15pm

Flex Credit:
.25 hr*

23:AA:D1 - Understanding and Defeating Depression
Presented by Student Health Services

These 15 minutes mini-seminars are offered at the four different times listed.

*Faculty members wishing to receive Flex Credit for this activity must briefly state how this activity relates to their professional work at SRJC on their submitted Flex Verification Form as it relates to the criteria listed below.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement.

Bertolini Student Services Center

Center for Student Leadership

All

Wellness, Safety & Workplace Effectiveness

Wednesday
October 5

1:00-2:30pm

Flex Credit:
1.5 hrs*

23:AA:A2 - QPR Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Training
Presented by Student Health Services

QPR stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer - 3 simple steps that anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide. People trained in QPR learn how to recognize the warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to question, persuade, and refer someone to help. Each participant will practice the QPR approach during role plays and will leave the training with a booklet on local resources.

*Faculty members wishing to receive Flex Credit for this activity must briefly state how this activity relates to their professional work at SRJC on their submitted Flex Verification Form as it relates to the criteria listed below.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement.

Petaluma Campus

Call Building
PC691

All

Wellness, Safety & Workplace Effectiveness

Wednesday
October 5

3:30-5:00pm

Flex Credit:
1.5 hrs

18:AA - Level One Data Mine Training
Kris Abrahamson

For PC users. This is a hands-on workshop for beginners and others who need a refresher in Data Mining.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement and AFA Article 22 criteria for Workplace Effectiveness.

Doyle Library 4420

All

Technology

Wednesday
October 5

7:00pm

Flex Credit:
up to 4.0 hrs*

04:AL:N5 - Petaluma Cinema Series
Amélie
Jean-Pierre Jeunet, 2001, France

Audrey Tautou stars in this whimsical, crowd-pleasing film about a young woman who overcomes her lonely and troubled childhood by finding ways to bring joy to herself and others.  This exquisitely designed and utterly charming romantic comedy earned five Oscar nominations including Best Art Direction and Cinematography as well as Best Foreign Language Film.

Plan to attend the pre-film lecture at 6pm as well as participate in a post-screening discussion of the film until 10pm.

Cinema series Information

*Faculty members wishing to receive Flex Credit for this activity must briefly state how this activity relates to their professional work at SRJC on their submitted Flex Verification Form as it relates to the criteria listed below.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement and AFA Article 22 criteria for Currency and Growth in One's Field.

Petaluma Campus

Carole Ellis Auditorium

All

 

Thursday
October 6

12:30pm
12:45pm
1:00pm
1:15pm

Flex Credit:
.25 hr*

23:AA:D2 - Understanding and Defeating Depression
Presented by Student Health Services

These 15 minutes mini-seminars are offered at the four different times listed.

*Faculty members wishing to receive Flex Credit for this activity must briefly state how this activity relates to their professional work at SRJC on their submitted Flex Verification Form as it relates to the criteria listed below.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement.

Petaluma Campus

Call Building
PC691

All

Wellness, Safety & Workplace Effectiveness

Thursday
October 6

3:00-4:30pm

Flex Credit:
1.5 hr

27:AA - Articles 14A and 14B: Faculty Evaluations Training
Kris Abrahamson, Toni Eaton

Review of new articles, the paper flow, and new forms for the Faculty Evaluation Process.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement and AFA Article 22 criteria for Workplace Effectiveness.

Bertolini Student Services Ctr
Room 4734

Administrative Assistants, Dept. Chairs, Others
Workplace Effectiveness and Interpersonal Skills

Friday
October 7

8:30am-12:30pm

Flex Credit:
4.0 hrs

14:AA:C - Collaborative Leadership Series - Session 3: Making Collaborative Decisions and Building Consensus
Bob Benoit

This entire session will focus on consensus decision-making. A four-step process for arriving at consensus decisions will be presented, discussed, and then modeled.  Participants will have the opportunity to practice reaching consensus on a provided prompt.

Advance registration is required to attend and preference is for attendance at all three workshops in the series. Space is limited to 20 participants. Please RSVP to Ty Benoit by email or phone 524-1519.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement and AFA Article 22 criteria for Workplace Effectiveness.

Doyle Library
4421
Center for Teaching, Learning & Sustainability

Chairs, Faculty & Classified Staff in ACBSS Cluster

 

Friday
October 7

1:00-3:00pm

Flex Credit:
2.0 hrs*

10:NFD:C - New Faculty Development Program

CATE, Moodle, Online College

Cherry Li-Bugg

Library Resources Part I
Nancy Persons

SRJC’s New Faculty Development Program and Basic Skills Committee offers a series of instructional and informational workshops designed for new regular faculty members during their first two years, but the workshops are open to all faculty members. A wide range of topics are covered throughout the series.

This session is part of the Teaching/Learning Series (formerly the Basic Skills Institute.)

*New regular faculty members' may not receive Flex credit for attendance as this program is required as part of their contract. Other faculty members may receive Flex credit for participation.

Space is limited for this activity.
Contact Ann Foster for more information and to reserve your space.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement.

Doyle Library
4421
Center for Teaching, Learning & Sustainability

Faculty

Instruction

Friday
October 7

1:00-3:45pm

Flex Credit:
2.75 hrs

01:CATE:D - CATE Workshop Series:
File Management and Schedule pages
Bill Stone, CATE

Click on the links below for more information on this training:

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement.

Doyle Library
4420

FACULTY

T Instruction

Monday
October 10

12:15pm

Flex Credit:
1.0 hr*

04:AL:G - Comics and the Classics: Combining art, literature, and pop-culture!
Alexis Fajardo

Ancient texts combine with modern comic book storytelling in this engaging and insightful lecture with cartoonist Alexis E. Fajardo. Alexis will discuss his graphic novel series Kid Beowulf and his approach to molding myths and legends for a whole new generation of readers. From the germ of an idea to its final book form, Alexis will discuss story, script-writing, visual storytelling, and modern myth making! Come learn about the classics and comics from the creator of Kid Beowulf and what wired.com calls "the gateway drug to the classics!"

*This is an Arts and Lectures event. Faculty members wishing to receive Flex Credit for this activity must briefly state how this activity relates to their professional work at SRJC on their submitted Flex Verification Form as it relates to the criteria listed below.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under AFA Article 22 for Currency and Growth in One's Field.

Newman Auditorium

All

Video-conf to Petaluma Campus

Mahoney Library
726

Wednesday
October 12

3:00-4:00pm

Flex Credit:
1.0 hr*

23:AA:C - Codependency: Doing the Wrong Things for the Right Reasons
Lynne Burke

How can good intentions end up being so hurtful? A brief overview of enabling behaviors and how to make better choices. Especially useful for students and staff in the helping professions. Seminar will cover:

  • What is enabling?
  • Saying "No" and meaning it
  • Setting firm, healthy boundaries

*Faculty members wishing to receive Flex Credit for this activity must briefly state how this activity relates to their professional work at SRJC on their submitted Flex Verification Form as it relates to the criteria listed below.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement.

Bertolini Student Services Center

Center for Student Leadership

All

Wellness, Safety & Workplace Effectiveness

Wednesday
October 12

7:00pm

Flex Credit:
up to 4.0 hrs*

04:AL:N6 - Petaluma Cinema Series
Short Films of Jamie Travis
Jamie Travis, 2003-2011, Canada

Toronto-based filmmaker Jamie Travis joins the Cinema Series for a complete retrospective of his award-winning short films.  With a keen eye for production design and a dark, sardonic wit, Travis has been a darling of the international festival circuit as he explores issues of childhood frailty and alienation within highly stylized milieus.  Jamie Travis will be in conversation at the screening.

Plan to attend the pre-film lecture at 6pm as well as participate in a post-screening discussion of the film until 10pm.

Cinema series Information

*Faculty members wishing to receive Flex Credit for this activity must briefly state how this activity relates to their professional work at SRJC on their submitted Flex Verification Form as it relates to the criteria listed below.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement and AFA Article 22 criteria for Currency and Growth in One's Field.

Petaluma Campus

Carole Ellis Auditorium

All

 

Thursday
October 13

3:00-5:00pm

Flex Credit:
2.0 hrs

05:TECH:B3 - Technology Thursdays!
Using Moodle in Your Face-to-Face Class
Nancy Persons

Interested in going green in the classroom while facilitating student success? Come find out how you can use the Moodle learning management system to post handouts, links to readings, library databases and more on one common site where you can also foster community in the (virtual) classroom. This presentation will feature feedback from students in multiple sections of face-to-face classes where a Moodle class website was heavily integrated into the learning experience.

Technology Thursdays is a series of trainings about innovative techniques that can be utilized in the face-to-face or online classroom environment or for development of support staff.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement and Instructional Improvement and AFA Article 22 criteria for Currency and Growth in One's Field.

Doyle Library 4421

Faculty

Technology

Friday
October 14

8:00am-12:00pm

Flex Credit:
4.0 hrs

22:AA:A - SRJC Leadership Institute: Planning Effective Meetings
Bob Benoit

Administrators, teachers, and staff are thrown into numerous required and necessary meetings to solve serious educational issues. Many of us were rigorously trained to teach and perform our jobs, but we may have little formal education about how to conduct effective meetings under stress.  Many good leaders are challenged by the emotions and “baggage” of meeting participants, leading to a stressful meeting.  This module will provide tools and techniques to help us effectively conduct meetings.  The session will be interactive and participatory.

This year, the SRJC Leadership Institute will focus on planning and facilitating effective meetings.  The sessions will be lead by Bob Benoit, the consultant who provided facilitation for the President’s Re-engineering Advisory Group. These sessions are open to all managers, faculty, and classified staff (with prior supervisor approval). Ideally, participants will also attend the session on November 4th.

Participation is limited to 28; reservations are required. Reserve your space by email to Mary Sandberg.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement.

Maggini Hall
2701

All

Leadership Development

Friday
October 14

12:00-1:30pm

Flex Credit:
1.5 hrs

31:AA - Distance Education Brown Bag Forum: Hearing From Our Students
Cherry Li-Bugg, Sherry Forkum, Student Panel

Student Panel will present to faculty their experiences with online classes, "what works; what needs to be improved." Faculty forum follows with "how to improve student retention in online classes."

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement.

Doyle Library
4420

All

Instruction

Friday
October 14

1:00-3:45pm

Flex Credit:
2.75 hrs

01:CATE:E - CATE Workshop Series:
Presentation Pages (Online Lectures)
Bill Stone, CATE

Click on the links below for more information on this training:

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement.

Doyle Library
4420

FACULTY

T Instruction

Monday
October 17

12:15pm

Flex Credit:
1.0 hr*

04:AL:H - Celebrating Rock Art - Shamanic Performance
Jürgen Werner Kremer

This multimedia event of Scandinavian rock art images is designed to celebrate this ancient record of knowledge using poetry, dancers from the SRJC dance department, as well as shamanic drumming and chanting. It is inspired by what Siberian shamans call shamanic performance, rituals performed in communities and even on stage in cities. The ceremony is designed to evoke ancient memories and to connect viewers with the psychological process of the indigenous mind. An introduction will provide an overview of the prehistoric Scandinavian worldview and guidance for the performance.

*This is an Arts and Lectures event. Faculty members wishing to receive Flex Credit for this activity must briefly state how this activity relates to their professional work at SRJC on their submitted Flex Verification Form as it relates to the criteria listed below.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under AFA Article 22 for Currency and Growth in One's Field.

Newman Auditorium

All

Video-conf to Petaluma Campus

Mahoney Library
726

Wednesday
October 19

7:00pm

Flex Credit:
1.0 hr*

04:AL:H - Celebrating Rock Art - Shamanic Performance
Jürgen Werner Kremer

This multimedia event of Scandinavian rock art images is designed to celebrate this ancient record of knowledge using poetry, dancers from the SRJC dance department, as well as shamanic drumming and chanting. It is inspired by what Siberian shamans call shamanic performance, rituals performed in communities and even on stage in cities. The ceremony is designed to evoke ancient memories and to connect viewers with the psychological process of the indigenous mind. An introduction will provide an overview of the prehistoric Scandinavian worldview and guidance for the performance.

*This is an Arts and Lectures event. Faculty members wishing to receive Flex Credit for this activity must briefly state how this activity relates to their professional work at SRJC on their submitted Flex Verification Form as it relates to the criteria listed below.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under AFA Article 22 for Currency and Growth in One's Field.

Petaluma Campus
Mahoney Library Reading Rm

All

 

Wednesday
October 19

7:00pm

Flex Credit:
up to 4.0 hrs*

04:AL:N7 - Petaluma Cinema Series
Touch of Evil

Orson Welles, 1958, USA

Master auteur Orson Welles writes, directs, and stars in this classic film noir about a crooked police chief who frames a Mexican youth as part of an intricate crime plot.  Filled with bravura performances and technical showmanship, this baroque, highly stylized thriller features Charlton Heston, Janet Leigh, and Marlene Dietrich in a cameo role, as well as an eerie score by Henry Mancini.

Plan to attend the pre-film lecture at 6pm as well as participate in a post-screening discussion of the film until 10pm.

Cinema series Information

*Faculty members wishing to receive Flex Credit for this activity must briefly state how this activity relates to their professional work at SRJC on their submitted Flex Verification Form as it relates to the criteria listed below.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement and AFA Article 22 criteria for Currency and Growth in One's Field.

Petaluma Campus

Carole Ellis Auditorium

All

 

Thursday
October 20

12:00-2:00pm

Flex Credit:
2.0 hrs

30:AA - AFA Workshop for Adjunct Faculty presented by FACCC

Andrea York, FACCC Director of Government Relations will present information to SRJC Adjunct Faculty on EDD, Unemployment Insurance, and Adjunct retirement.

Complimentary lunch provided by FACCC for All Adjunct Faculty attendees.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under AFA Article 22 criteria for Organizational Development.

Bertolini Student Services Ctr
Staff Dining Room

Adjunct Faculty

Workplace Effectiveness and Interpersonal Skills

Friday
October 21

1:00-3:00pm

Flex Credit:
2.0 hrs*

10:NFD:D - New Faculty Development Program

Public Safety Training Center Tour

April Chapman

SRJC’s New Faculty Development Program and Basic Skills Committee offers a series of instructional and informational workshops designed for new regular faculty members during their first two years, but the workshops are open to all faculty members. A wide range of topics are covered throughout the series.

*New regular faculty members' may not receive Flex credit for attendance as this program is required as part of their contract. Other faculty members may receive Flex credit for participation.

Contact Ann Foster for more information.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement.

Public Safety Training Ctr

Faculty

Instruction

Friday
October 21

1:00-3:45pm

Flex Credit:
2.75 hrs

01:CATE:F - CATE Workshop Series:
Tests and Exercises
Bill Stone, CATE

Click on the links below for more information on this training:

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement.

Doyle Library
4420

FACULTY

T Instruction

Monday
October 24

12:15pm

Flex Credit:
1.0 hr*

04:AL:I - The Exploratorium: Learning Science by Doing Science
Paul Doherty

Take a behind-the-scenes look at San Francisco’s Exploratorium, the innovative and interactive museum dedicated to art, science and human perception. Dr. Paul Doherty, senior staff scientist and founding director of the Exploratorium’s Center for Teaching and Learning, will explain how exhibits are made and then used by visitors, students and teachers to explore and learn about science. He’ll discuss exhibit successes as well as failures and will demonstrate some examples of science “Snacks” from the Exploratorium Science Snackbook series which tells students and teachers how to make simple versions of the exhibits. Dr. Doherty received his PhD in solid state physics from MIT in 1974.  In 2003 he received the Faraday award for excellence as a science communicator.

*This is an Arts and Lectures event. Faculty members wishing to receive Flex Credit for this activity must briefly state how this activity relates to their professional work at SRJC on their submitted Flex Verification Form as it relates to the criteria listed below.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under AFA Article 22 for Currency and Growth in One's Field.

Newman Auditorium

All

Video-conf to Petaluma Campus

Mahoney Library
726

Wednesday
October 26

12:00-1:00pm

Flex Credit:
1.0 hr*

19:AA:C - Basics of Emotional Intelligence & It's Impact on Leadership
Ruthe Browing

This is a Center for Student Leadership 2011 Presentation, offered in collaboration with Women's Global Leadership Initiative. For more information, contact Sahara Chaldean, Coordinator, Center for Student Leadership, at 527-4460.

EQ is the ability to recognize and understand your moods, emotions and drives as well as their affect on others."
~Daniel Goleman, Ph.D., author of the groundbreaking book, Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ

  • Self Awareness
  • Motivation
  • Self-regulation
  • Empathy
  • Social Skills

*This is a free Center for Student Leadership event. Faculty members wishing to receive Flex Credit for this activity must briefly state how this activity relates to their professional work at SRJC on their submitted Flex Verification Form as it relates to the criteria listed below.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement and AFA Article 22 for Workplace Effectiveness.

Bertolini Student Ctr
East End
1st Floor

All

Leadership Development Workplace Effectiveness and Interpersonal Skills

Wednesday
October 26

12:00-1:00pm

Flex Credit:
1.0 hr

07:WOLM:A - Robert Johnson's Beautiful Malady
Richard Speakes

In the 1930s in Mississippi, Robert Johnson made a music called Delta blues, which became Chicago blues in the 40s, rock & roll in the 50s. And Robert Johnson -- and all that music -- became essential to the imagination of Sherman Alexie. Speakes will talk about that and play tunes.

This lecture is part of the SRJC English Department's Fall 2011 Work of Literary Merit Lecture Series on the Solkov Work of Literary Merit: Sherman Alexie's Reservation Blues.

*Faculty members wishing to receive Flex Credit for this activity must briefly state how this activity relates to their professional work at SRJC on their submitted Flex Verification Form as it relates to the criteria listed below.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement and/or AFA Article 22 criteria for Currency and Growth in One's Field.

Newman Auditorium

All

Video-conferenced to Petaluma Campus
Mahoney Library
Room 726

Wednesday
October 26

7:00pm

Flex Credit:
up to 4.0 hrs*

04:AL:N8 - Petaluma Cinema Series
Let the Right One In
Tomas Alfredson, 2008, Sweden

This exquisitely realized tale of a bullied 12-year-old boy who develops a friendship with a vampire child in the suburbs of Stockholm redefines the horror genre.  The icy landscape is the perfect milieu for this haunting exploration of the confusion, pain, and tenderness associated with adolescence.  The film has picked up top honors at festivals around the world, including Tribeca in New York. 

Plan to attend the pre-film lecture at 6pm as well as participate in a post-screening discussion of the film until 10pm.

Cinema series Information

*Faculty members wishing to receive Flex Credit for this activity must briefly state how this activity relates to their professional work at SRJC on their submitted Flex Verification Form as it relates to the criteria listed below.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement and AFA Article 22 criteria for Currency and Growth in One's Field.

Petaluma Campus

Carole Ellis Auditorium

All

 

Thursday
October 27

11:00am-12:00pm

Flex Credit:
1.0 hr

20:AA:B - NISOD Webinar Series
Student Success: The Century College Story

Join us for a tour of Century College’s faculty-led, comprehensive, large-scale efforts toward improved student success. Learn about the college’s Bridge-to-Success, where students encounter learning communities, new student seminars, tutoring linked to classes, and intrusive advising. Be ready to share your experiences with similar intervention, and compare notes with these experienced leaders.

NISOD has partnered with Adobe to create a rich and engaging Webinar environment. Each Webinar will be delivered using Adobe Connect Professional, easy-to-use software with no special downloads required—all a participant needs is a Flash-enabled computer and access to a phone. This combination of powerful expertise with interactive technology promises to bring new life to professional development on campuses across the country. All faculty and staff of NISOD-member colleges (of which SRJC is one) are welcome—we hope that you take advantage of this member benefit!

For information about this webinar, go to NISOD Webinar Series.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement and Instructional Improvement.

Online

All

Instruction

Thursday
October 27

3:00-5:00pm

Flex Credit:
2.0 hrs

05:TECH:B4 - Technology Thursdays!
Using SKYPE for Office Hours
Jeff Diamond

Explore how you can utilize technology that many of your students are already using to enhance your office hours. We will examine screen sharing, using video, microphones, and more.

Technology Thursdays is a series of trainings about innovative techniques that can be utilized in the face-to-face or online classroom environment or for development of support staff.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement and Instructional Improvement and AFA Article 22 criteria for Currency and Growth in One's Field.

Doyle Library 4421

Faculty

Technology

Friday
October 28

9:00am-4:00pm

Flex Credit:
7.0 hrs

29:AA - Empowering Students with a Strong Start: Redesigning our Practice and Procedures
3CSN and NBLN Representatives

Join in an exploration of student empowerment strategies that can be used to redesign college structures and processes as well as course syllabi. Participants will have an opportunity to apply what they learn and are encouraged to bring their own course syllabi and outlines for orientation and/or matriculation processes.

Community college counselors, faculty, student support services personnel, college deans and other campus leaders are encouraged to attend this FREE event made possible through the BSI Professional Development Grant.

Colleges are welcome to attend in teams (maximum of five individuals per school, please, so that we can accommodate as many schools as possible).

Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Pre-registration is required.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement and AFA Article 22 criteria for Organizational Development.

 

Laney College
900 Falloon St.
Oakland, CA 94607

Faculty

Instruction

Friday
October 28

CANCELLED

 

 

25:AA - Looking for a Full-time Job in the California Community Colleges? Get Expert Advice Here!
Sarah Hopkins, Melissa Kort, Janet McCulloch,
Terry Shell, Julie Thompson


Seventy-five percent of all California Community College instructors are within five years of retirement. This means that all through the System there will be many full-time opportunities for adjunct instructors looking for a permanent position. This panel discussion will cover key components of the hiring process, including: closing reading of a job description; resume and cover letter writing; paper screening criteria; interview questions and criteria. There will be time at the end of the session to ask questions and get expert advice.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement and AFA Article 22 criteria for Organizational Development.

CANCELLED

Adjunct Faculty

Workplace Effectiveness and Interpersonal Skills

Friday
October 28

1:00-3:45pm

Flex Credit:
2.75 hrs

01:CATE:G - CATE Workshop Series:
Student Management & Password Protection
Bill Stone, CATE

Click on the links below for more information on this training:

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement.

Doyle Library
4420

FACULTY

T Instruction

Friday
October 28

7:00-8:00pm

Flex Credit:
1.0 hr*

26:AA - Elements and Alchemy: Wizard to Scientist
Karen Frindell, Galen George

Join us as we discover the "magic" of chemistry across the ages and explore the development of atomic theory. This event is free and open to the public. Reservations are required.

Contact:
Katie Parrish
707-535-3771

Funded by a grant from the Santa Rosa Junior College Foundation - Randolph Newman Cultural Enrichment Endowment.

*Faculty members wishing to receive Flex Credit for this activity must briefly state how this activity relates to their professional work at SRJC on their submitted Flex Verification Form as it relates to the criteria listed below.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the AFA Article 22 criteria for Currency and Growth in One's Field.

Newman Auditorium

All

 

Monday
October 31

12:15pm

Flex Credit:
1.0 hr*

04:AL:J - In the Kingdom of the Shadows: Thrills and Chills in Early Motion Pictures
Mike Traina

Consistently popular yet often considered disreputable, the horror genre has been a staple of motion pictures since the 1930s. Its origins, however, were manifest in films decades earlier. Inspired by ancient mythology, religious art & literature, and the Grand Guignol, early flickers frequently frightened audiences yet brought them back clamoring for more, nurturing the human compulsion to see things that make you want to avert your eyes-- the horror paradox. Exploring human mortality, fear and suffering, and the nature of evil, the genre continues to outshine its Golden Age counterparts and provoke strong visceral reactions the world over. Come celebrate Halloween with rare film clips and classic movie moments as we trace the history of horror from early trick films through the formation of one of cinema's most enduring and profitable genres.

*This is an Arts and Lectures event. Faculty members wishing to receive Flex Credit for this activity must briefly state how this activity relates to their professional work at SRJC on their submitted Flex Verification Form as it relates to the criteria listed below.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under AFA Article 22 for Currency and Growth in One's Field.

Newman Auditorium

All

Video-conf to Petaluma Campus

Mahoney Library
726

November 2011

Tuesday
November 1

3:00-5:00pm

Flex Credit:
2.0 hrs

17:AA - Master the Soft Skills Employers Want!
Peggy Klaus, Renee LoPilato

Join Fortune 500 communication and leadership coach, Peggy Klaus, as she presents invaluable lessons from her latest book, The Hard Truth About Soft Skills: Workplace Lessons Smart People Wish They'd Learned Sooner. Understand the range of soft skills and the importance of mastering them to succeed in today's workplace.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement and for AFA Article 22 for Workplace Effectiveness.

Bertolini Student Center
1st Floor
4608

All

Wednesday
November 2

12:00-1:00pm

Flex Credit:
1.0 hr

07:WOLM:B1 - Living on the Rez... Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
Brenda Flyswithhawks

Identifying as “a kid off the rez,” Dr. Brenda Flyswithhawks will share what it was like to grow up on the reservation, move away, and continue to return to be with family and participate in ceremony.  As she often says, “You can take the kid off the rez but you can’t take the rez out of the kid.”

This lecture is part of the SRJC English Department's Fall 2011 Work of Literary Merit Lecture Series on the Solkov Work of Literary Merit: Sherman Alexie's Reservation Blues.

*Faculty members wishing to receive Flex Credit for this activity must briefly state how this activity relates to their professional work at SRJC on their submitted Flex Verification Form as it relates to the criteria listed below.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement and/or AFA Article 22 criteria for Currency and Growth in One's Field.

Newman Auditorium

All

Video-conferenced to Petaluma Campus
Mahoney Library
Room 726

Wednesday
November 2

7:00pm

Flex Credit:
up to 4.0 hrs*

04:AL:N9 - Petaluma Cinema Series
City of God
Fernando Meirelles, 2002, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro is at once golden and gorgeous as well as brutal and cruel in this multi-generational tale of drugs, power, and survival.  Based on actual events within the Rio slums and cast almost entirely with local non-actors, this powerful, fast-paced film earned four Academy Award nominations for writing, directing, editing, and art direction.

Plan to attend the pre-film lecture at 6pm as well as participate in a post-screening discussion of the film until 10pm.

Cinema series Information

*Faculty members wishing to receive Flex Credit for this activity must briefly state how this activity relates to their professional work at SRJC on their submitted Flex Verification Form as it relates to the criteria listed below.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement and AFA Article 22 criteria for Currency and Growth in One's Field.

Petaluma Campus

Carole Ellis Auditorium

All

 

Friday
November 4

8:00am-12:00pm

Flex Credit:
4.0 hrs

22:AA:B - SRJC Leadership Institute: Collaborative Decisions: The Consensus Building Process
Bob Benoit

This entire session will focus on consensus decision-making. A four step process for arriving at collaborative, consensus based decisions will be presented and discussed, then modeled. Participants then will have the opportunity to actually practice reaching consensus on a provided prompt.

This year, the SRJC Leadership Institute will focus on planning and facilitating effective meetings.  The sessions will be lead by Bob Benoit, the consultant who provided facilitation for the President’s Re-engineering Advisory Group. These sessions are open to all managers, faculty, and classified staff (with prior supervisor approval). Ideally, participants will also have attended the session on October 14th.

Participation is limited to 28; reservations are required. Reserve your space by email to Mary Sandberg.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement.

Maggini Hall
2701

All

Leadership Development

Friday
November 4

1:00-3:00pm

Flex Credit:
2.0 hrs*

10:NFD:E - New Faculty Development Program

Crisis Intervention Resource Team

Members of CIRT

Dealing with Disruptive Students
Ricardo Navarrette

SRJC’s New Faculty Development Program and Basic Skills Committee offers a series of instructional and informational workshops designed for new regular faculty members during their first two years, but the workshops are open to all faculty members. A wide range of topics are covered throughout the series.

*New regular faculty members' may not receive Flex credit for attendance as this program is required as part of their contract. Other faculty members may receive Flex credit for participation.

Contact Ann Foster for more information.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement.

Doyle Library
4245

Faculty

Instruction

Friday
November 4

1:00-3:45pm

Flex Credit:
2.75 hrs

01:CATE:H - CATE Workshop Series:
Communications
Bill Stone, CATE

Click on the links below for more information on this training:

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement.

Doyle Library
4420

FACULTY

T Instruction

Monday
November 7

CANCELLED

Flex Credit:
1.0 hr*

04:AL:K - Race and Disability: An Educational Journey
Wayne Downey

CANCELLED

*This is an Arts and Lectures event. Faculty members wishing to receive Flex Credit for this activity must briefly state how this activity relates to their professional work at SRJC on their submitted Flex Verification Form as it relates to the criteria listed below.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under AFA Article 22 for Currency and Growth in One's Field.

Newman Auditorium

All

Video-conf to Petaluma Campus

Mahoney Library
726

Wednesday
November 9

10:30-11:30am

Flex Credit:
1.0 hr

02:EHS:H1 - Bloodborne Pathogens Training

The SRJC Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control Plan states: "The employer (department chair/manager/program coordinator) shall ensure that training is provided to the employees at the time of the initial assignment to tasks where occupational exposure may occur and at least annually thereafter."

This is a classroom training session for specific SRJC employees who work in occupations where they may come in contact with human blood, blood products & other bodily fluids & tissues.

Please click on the link provided for a list of job classifications of SRJC employees who must have annual BBP training. See pages 5-8 for applicable job classifications in the SRJC District BBP Manual.

To register for this training, please call EHS at
527-4803 or email Toni Chase.

Classified staff members are released from regular duties to attend this training with prior supervisor approval.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement.

Baker Hall
1801

All

Wellness, Safety & Workplace Effectiveness

Wednesday
November 9

12:00pm

Flex Credit:
1.0 hr*

04:AL:M - Inner Geographies
Gallery Talk

Join an informal conversation with the artists of the Inner Geographies Art Exhibit.

Inner Geographies is an exhibition about life maps and will showcase the efforts of faculty, students and community artists as they use maps, natural history metaphors, and found object assemblages to explore the forces that shaped them. Inner Geographies will include LifeCore diagrams, maps of personal spaces, maps of the body, maps of family as body, maps of the heart, personal compass rose diagrams, and assemblage art. See how using inner geography ideas and assemblage techniques can help you to dig into your memories to create art that reflects your personal history. Heidi Lamoreaux teaches geography at SRJC, and is a professor at SSU. Rebeca Trevino is a talented assemblage artist who has exhibited her art widely throughout Sonoma County.

The exhibit will be open from October 24, 2011 through December 2, 2011 in the Mahoney Library Gallery on the SRJC Petaluma Campus.

*This is an Arts and Lectures event. Faculty members wishing to receive Flex Credit for this activity must briefly state how this activity relates to their professional work at SRJC on their submitted Flex Verification Form as it relates to the criteria listed below.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under AFA Article 22 for Currency and Growth in One's Field.

Petaluma Campus
Mahoney Library Reading Rm

All

 

Wednesday
November 9

12:00-1:00pm

Flex Credit:
1.0 hr

07:WOLM:C1 - Sherman Alexie's Unholy Trinities
Lauren Servais

Sherman Alexie refers to the central male characters of Reservation Blues as “the holy trinity of me.”   However, there is more than one trinity in the text, and if we apply the concept of the trinity to multiple characters, we begin to uncover the ways they are incarnations of one being.  Lauren Servais will offer her interpretations of the text and she will seek to address the following questions:  How can the metaphor of a trinity help unpack the characters’ meaning?  How does Alexie weave the sacred and the secular?  What responsibilities do writers of color have when re-presenting their communities?  Can Reservation Blues be read as an argument for de-colonizing the mind?

This lecture is part of the SRJC English Department's Fall 2011 Work of Literary Merit Lecture Series on the Solkov Work of Literary Merit: Sherman Alexie's Reservation Blues.

*Faculty members wishing to receive Flex Credit for this activity must briefly state how this activity relates to their professional work at SRJC on their submitted Flex Verification Form as it relates to the criteria listed below.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement and/or AFA Article 22 criteria for Currency and Growth in One's Field.

Newman Auditorium

All

Video-conferenced to Petaluma Campus
Mahoney Library
Room 726

Wednesday
November 9

1:30-2:30pm

Flex Credit:
1.0 hr

02:EHS:H2 - Bloodborne Pathogens Training

The SRJC Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control Plan states: "The employer (department chair/manager/program coordinator) shall ensure that training is provided to the employees at the time of the initial assignment to tasks where occupational exposure may occur and at least annually thereafter."

This is a classroom training session for specific SRJC employees who work in occupations where they may come in contact with human blood, blood products & other bodily fluids & tissues.

Please click on the link provided for a list of job classifications of SRJC employees who must have annual BBP training. See pages 5-8 for applicable job classifications in the SRJC District BBP Manual.

To register for this training, please call EHS at
527-4803 or email Toni Chase.

Classified staff members are released from regular duties to attend this training with prior supervisor approval.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement.

Maggini Hall
2801

All

Wellness, Safety & Workplace Effectiveness

Wednesday
November 9

5:30-6:30pm

Flex Credit:
1.0 hr

02:EHS:H3 - Bloodborne Pathogens Training

The SRJC Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control Plan states: "The employer (department chair/manager/program coordinator) shall ensure that training is provided to the employees at the time of the initial assignment to tasks where occupational exposure may occur and at least annually thereafter."

This is a classroom training session for specific SRJC employees who work in occupations where they may come in contact with human blood, blood products & other bodily fluids & tissues.

Please click on the link provided for a list of job classifications of SRJC employees who must have annual BBP training. See pages 5-8 for applicable job classifications in the SRJC District BBP Manual.

To register for this training, please call EHS at
527-4803 or email Toni Chase.

Classified staff members are released from regular duties to attend this training with prior supervisor approval.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement.

Maggini Hall
2703

All

Wellness, Safety & Workplace Effectiveness

Wednesday
November 9

7:00pm

Flex Credit:
up to 4.0 hrs*

04:AL:N10 - Petaluma Cinema Series
Departures
Yôjirô Takita, 2008, Japan

When a cellist loses his job in Tokyo, he decides to return to his hometown where he finds work preparing the dead for burial under the tutelage of a master Nokanashi (encoffiner).  With understated humor and a lyrical and poetic tone, this moving celebration of life, death, and the importance of ritual earned the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

Plan to attend the pre-film lecture at 6pm as well as participate in a post-screening discussion of the film until 10pm.

Cinema series Information

*Faculty members wishing to receive Flex Credit for this activity must briefly state how this activity relates to their professional work at SRJC on their submitted Flex Verification Form as it relates to the criteria listed below.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement and AFA Article 22 criteria for Currency and Growth in One's Field.

Petaluma Campus

Carole Ellis Auditorium

All

 

Thursday
November 10

1:30-2:20pm

Flex Credit:
.75 hr

07:WOLM:B2 - Living on the Rez... Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
Brenda Flyswithhawks

Identifying as “a kid off the rez,” Dr. Brenda Flyswithhawks will share what it was like to grow up on the reservation, move away, and continue to return to be with family and participate in ceremony.  As she often says, “You can take the kid off the rez but you can’t take the rez out of the kid.”

This lecture is part of the SRJC English Department's Fall 2011 Work of Literary Merit Lecture Series on the Solkov Work of Literary Merit: Sherman Alexie's Reservation Blues.

*Faculty members wishing to receive Flex Credit for this activity must briefly state how this activity relates to their professional work at SRJC on their submitted Flex Verification Form as it relates to the criteria listed below.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement and/or AFA Article 22 criteria for Currency and Growth in One's Field.

Petaluma Campus
Call Building
Room 639

All

Thursday
November 10

3:00-5:00pm

Flex Credit:
2.0 hrs

24:AA:B - Session 1: Handling and Reporting Emergencies and Session 2: Dealing with Disruptive, Distressed & Dangerous Individuals
Bill Stinson

The first session of this workshop (3-3:50pm) will train District staff how to report emergency situations to the District Police. The second session (4-5pm) will provide District staff with strategies for how to best handle difficult individuals. Participants may attend either or both of the sessions.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement and AFA Article 22 criteria for Workplace Effectiveness.

Petaluma Campus

Call Building
Room 639

All

Wellness, Safety & Workplace Effectiveness Workplace Effectiveness and Interpersonal Skills

Video-taped

Monday
November 14

12:15pm

Flex Credit:
1.0 hr*

04:AL:L - Reservation Blues
Panel of SRJC English Department faculty: Abby Bogomolny, Ed Castellini, Lori Kuwabara, Wayne Neel, Karen Walker

A panel of English department faculty will present various perspectives on the Fall 2011 Work of Literary Merit (WOLM), Reservation Blues, written by the highly-acclaimed Sherman Alexie. Expect to be introduced to this hard-hitting but humorous novel about identity, the blues, and modern Native American life both on and off the reservation. This novel won an American Book Award in 1995.

*This is an Arts and Lectures event. Faculty members wishing to receive Flex Credit for this activity must briefly state how this activity relates to their professional work at SRJC on their submitted Flex Verification Form as it relates to the criteria listed below.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under AFA Article 22 for Currency and Growth in One's Field.

Newman Auditorium

All

Video-conf to Petaluma Campus

Mahoney Library
726

Monday
November 14

2:00-2:50pm

Flex Credit:
.75 hr

07:WOLM:E2 - As Long as Grass Grows or Water Runs: The Reservation in American History
Andre LaRue

Historian Andre LaRue will explore the reservation system, its history, intent, and changing nature up to the present day.

This lecture is part of the SRJC English Department's Fall 2011 Work of Literary Merit Lecture Series on the Solkov Work of Literary Merit: Sherman Alexie's Reservation Blues.

*Faculty members wishing to receive Flex Credit for this activity must briefly state how this activity relates to their professional work at SRJC on their submitted Flex Verification Form as it relates to the criteria listed below.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement and/or AFA Article 22 criteria for Currency and Growth in One's Field.

Petaluma Campus
Call Building
Room 639

All

Monday
November 14

4:30-7:00pm

Flex Credit:
2.5 hrs

28:AA - CalPASS "Un"-Conference: Writing for Different Purposes
Multiple Presenters

Following the "Un"-Conference model, participants will discuss effective practices for designing and integrating writing assignments that promote student success of CTE students. The conference includes a faculty panel and three breakout sessions focused on Expository Reading and Writing, CTE writing assignments, and grammar.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement.

Petaluma Campus

Mahoney Library
Reading Room
and
Call Building
639 & 691

Faculty

Wednesday
November 16

12:00-1:00pm

Flex Credit:
1.0 hr*

23:AA:E1 - Smoking Too Much? Taking Control of Tobacco or Marijuana Use
Presented by Student Health Services

 

 

*Faculty members wishing to receive Flex Credit for this activity must briefly state how this activity relates to their professional work at SRJC on their submitted Flex Verification Form as it relates to the criteria listed below.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement.

Petaluma Campus

Call Building
PC691

All

Wellness, Safety & Workplace Effectiveness

Wednesday
November 16

12:00-1:00pm

Flex Credit:
1.0 hr

07:WOLM:E1 - As Long as Grass Grows or Water Runs: The Reservation in American History
Andre LaRue

Historian Andre LaRue will explore the reservation system, its history, intent, and changing nature up to the present day.

This lecture is part of the SRJC English Department's Fall 2011 Work of Literary Merit Lecture Series on the Solkov Work of Literary Merit: Sherman Alexie's Reservation Blues.

*Faculty members wishing to receive Flex Credit for this activity must briefly state how this activity relates to their professional work at SRJC on their submitted Flex Verification Form as it relates to the criteria listed below.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement and/or AFA Article 22 criteria for Currency and Growth in One's Field.

Newman Auditorium

All

Video-conferenced to Petaluma Campus
Mahoney Library
Room 726

Wednesday
November 16

7:00pm

Flex Credit:
up to 4.0 hrs*

04:AL:N11 - Petaluma Cinema Series
Safety Last
Fred Newmeyer, 1923, USA

This classic silent comedy starring Harold Lloyd chronicles a country boy’s attempt to get rich in the big city.  Known for his outrageous and daring physical comedy, the film’s climax features the iconic image of Lloyd dangling from a clock tower after climbing a skyscraper in downtown Los Angeles.  The program will feature live musical accompaniment!

Plan to attend the pre-film lecture at 6pm as well as participate in a post-screening discussion of the film until 10pm.

Cinema series Information

*Faculty members wishing to receive Flex Credit for this activity must briefly state how this activity relates to their professional work at SRJC on their submitted Flex Verification Form as it relates to the criteria listed below.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement and AFA Article 22 criteria for Currency and Growth in One's Field.

Petaluma Campus

Carole Ellis Auditorium

All

 

Thursday
November 17

11:00am-12:00pm

Flex Credit:
1.0 hr

20:AA:C - NISOD Webinar Series
Redesign and Modules and Change, Oh My: The Adventures of Integrating Technology into Developmental Curriculum

Join us for a conversation about the many new innovations in developmental education. Hear about one very successful and innovative redesign project’s modularized curriculum, technology-enhanced delivery of instruction, developmental and college-level faculty engagement, and the results that are dramatically impacting students’ success. This webinar will share personal insights and details about how one successful model was built. Come explore ideas on beginning or scaling your own developmental education redesign.

NISOD has partnered with Adobe to create a rich and engaging Webinar environment. Each Webinar will be delivered using Adobe Connect Professional, easy-to-use software with no special downloads required—all a participant needs is a Flash-enabled computer and access to a phone. This combination of powerful expertise with interactive technology promises to bring new life to professional development on campuses across the country. All faculty and staff of NISOD-member colleges (of which SRJC is one) are welcome—we hope that you take advantage of this member benefit!

For information about this webinar, go to NISOD Webinar Series.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement and Instructional Improvement.

Online

All

Instruction

Thursday
November 17

12:00-1:00pm

Flex Credit:
1.0 hr*

23:AA:E2 - Smoking Too Much? Taking Control of Tobacco or Marijuana Use
Presented by Student Health Services

 

 

*Faculty members wishing to receive Flex Credit for this activity must briefly state how this activity relates to their professional work at SRJC on their submitted Flex Verification Form as it relates to the criteria listed below.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement.

Bertolini Student Services Center

Center for Student Leadership

All

Wellness, Safety & Workplace Effectiveness

Wednesday
November 17

1:30-2:20pm

Flex Credit:
.75 hr

07:WOLM:C2 - Sherman Alexie's Unholy Trinities
Lauren Servais

Sherman Alexie refers to the central male characters of Reservation Blues as “the holy trinity of me.”   However, there is more than one trinity in the text, and if we apply the concept of the trinity to multiple characters, we begin to uncover the ways they are incarnations of one being.  Lauren Servais will offer her interpretations of the text and she will seek to address the following questions:  How can the metaphor of a trinity help unpack the characters’ meaning?  How does Alexie weave the sacred and the secular?  What responsibilities do writers of color have when re-presenting their communities?  Can Reservation Blues be read as an argument for de-colonizing the mind?

This lecture is part of the SRJC English Department's Fall 2011 Work of Literary Merit Lecture Series on the Solkov Work of Literary Merit: Sherman Alexie's Reservation Blues.

*Faculty members wishing to receive Flex Credit for this activity must briefly state how this activity relates to their professional work at SRJC on their submitted Flex Verification Form as it relates to the criteria listed below.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement and/or AFA Article 22 criteria for Currency and Growth in One's Field.

Petaluma Campus
Call Building
Room 639

All

Thursday
November 17

3:00-5:00pm

Flex Credit:
2.0 hrs

05:TECH:B5 - Technology Thursdays!
Virtual Simulations in the Classroom: The International Negotiations Modules Project
Jeanette BenFarhat, Ty Benoit

Students in POLS 25 were part of a Study Abroad Program in Florence, Italy last spring. In addition to experiencing the culture firsthand, they got to play the role of Italy in an online simulation with students from community colleges across the nation. Learn more about this program and discover how you might offer students a similar opportunity without traveling abroad. If you are aware of other online simulations that benefit students, please bring the information and your ideas to share with others.

Technology Thursdays is a series of trainings about innovative techniques that can be utilized in the face-to-face or online classroom environment or for development of support staff.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement and Instructional Improvement and AFA Article 22 criteria for Currency and Growth in One's Field.

Doyle Library 4420

Faculty

Technology

Friday
November 18

8:00am-12:00pm

Flex Credit:
4.0 hrs

02:EHS:I1 - Red Cross Certified CPR Training

American Red Cross adult CPR training complements a variety of learning styles with hands-on practice and real-life scenarios. Take-away materials are designed for use both in the course and outside the classroom as reference tools. Combining lecture, video-demonstrations and hands-on manikin traininng, this course teaches participants to:

  • Call and work with EMS
  • Perform CPR and care for breathing and cardiac emergencies
  • Avoid bloodborne pathogens exposure

A Red Cross CPR Certificate is good for 2 years.

To register for this training, call EHS at 524-1654 or email Toni Chase.

Classified staff members are released from regular duties to attend this training with prior supervisor approval.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement.

Santa Rosa Campus
Location provided upon registration

All

Limited Enrollment:
10 spaces available

Wellness, Safety & Workplace Effectiveness

Friday
November 18

1:00-3:00pm

Flex Credit:
2.0 hrs*

10:NFD:F - New Faculty Development Program

Technology in the Classroom

Scott Rosen

SRJC’s New Faculty Development Program and Basic Skills Committee offers a series of instructional and informational workshops designed for new regular faculty members during their first two years, but the workshops are open to all faculty members. A wide range of topics are covered throughout the series.

This session is part of the Teaching/Learning Series (formerly the Basic Skills Institute.)

*New regular faculty members' may not receive Flex credit for attendance as this program is required as part of their contract. Other faculty members may receive Flex credit for participation.

Contact Ann Foster for more information.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement.

Doyle Library
4245

Faculty

Instruction

Friday
November 18

1:00-3:45pm

Flex Credit:
2.75 hrs

01:CATE:I - CATE Workshop Series:
Gradebooks
Bill Stone, CATE

Click on the links below for more information on this training:

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement.

Doyle Library
4420

FACULTY

T Instruction

Tuesday
November 29

12:00-1:00pm

Flex Credit:
1.0 hr*

23:AA:F1 - Singing the Blues: Coping with Holiday Stress
Presented by Student Health Services

 

 

*Faculty members wishing to receive Flex Credit for this activity must briefly state how this activity relates to their professional work at SRJC on their submitted Flex Verification Form as it relates to the criteria listed below.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement.

Bertolini Student Services Center

Center for Student Leadership

All

Wellness, Safety & Workplace Effectiveness

Wednesday
November 30

12:00-1:00pm

Flex Credit:
1.0 hr*

19:AA:D - Negotiations: Asking for What You Want
Michell Martin

This is a Center for Student Leadership 2011 Presentation, offered in collaboration with Women's Global Leadership Initiative. For more information, contact Sahara Chaldean, Coordinator, Center for Student Leadership, at 527-4460.

  • Know What You Want
  • Deadlines and the Art of Discretion
  • Keep the Ball Bouncing
  • Grace, Gratitude, and the Power of Influence
  • Gathering Intelligence

*This is a free Center for Student Leadership event. Faculty members wishing to receive Flex Credit for this activity must briefly state how this activity relates to their professional work at SRJC on their submitted Flex Verification Form as it relates to the criteria listed below.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement and AFA Article 22 for Workplace Effectiveness.

Bertolini Student Ctr
East End
1st Floor

All

Leadership Development Workplace Effectiveness and Interpersonal Skills

Wednesday
November 30

7:00pm

Flex Credit:
up to 4.0 hrs*

04:AL:N12 - Petaluma Cinema Series
The Passenger
Michelangelo Antonioni, 1975, Italy

Jack Nicholson stars as a television reporter on assignment in North Africa in Antonioni’s meandering and ethereal tale of political intrigue and personal identity.  Masterfully constructed with sparse production design and breathtaking cinematography, Antonioni delivers a mesmerizing film that oozes with existential angst. Nicholson, who made One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest the same year, is in top form.  Nominated for the Palm d’Or at Cannes. 

Plan to attend the pre-film lecture at 6pm as well as participate in a post-screening discussion of the film until 10pm.

Cinema series Information

*Faculty members wishing to receive Flex Credit for this activity must briefly state how this activity relates to their professional work at SRJC on their submitted Flex Verification Form as it relates to the criteria listed below.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement and AFA Article 22 criteria for Currency and Growth in One's Field.

Petaluma Campus

Carole Ellis Auditorium

All

 

December 2011

DEADLINE!

December 1 is the Flex Program
deadline for the fall semester!

Adjunct faculty members are required complete their fall semester Flex program obligations on or before December 1. Activities must be completed and a Flex Activities Verification Form RECEIVED in the Resource Center for Staff Development office on or before December 1.

This is a firm deadline and you will be docked pay if you fail to fulfill your flex obligation.

Regular Faculty members may continue to work on their flex obligations until May 1, 2012.

Contact Mary Sandberg at 522-2602 or
msandberg@santarosa.edu
if you need assistance.

DEADLINE!

Thursday
December 1

12:00-1:00pm

Flex Credit:
1.0 hr*

23:AA:G - World AIDS Day: Safer Sex Strategies to Prevent AIDS & Other STDs
Presented by Student Health Services

 

 

*Faculty members wishing to receive Flex Credit for this activity must briefly state how this activity relates to their professional work at SRJC on their submitted Flex Verification Form as it relates to the criteria listed below.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement.

Bertolini Student Services Center

Center for Student Leadership

All

Wellness, Safety & Workplace Effectiveness

Friday
December 2

1:00-3:00pm

Flex Credit:
2.0 hrs*
(For Regular Faculty members only)

10:NFD:G - New Faculty Development Program

SRJC's Diverse Populations and Related Services: Reentry and Disability Resources
Filomena Avila, Patie Wegman, Student Panel
Facilitated by Ann Foster

SRJC’s New Faculty Development Program and Basic Skills Committee offers a series of instructional and informational workshops designed for new regular faculty members during their first two years, but the workshops are open to all faculty members. A wide range of topics are covered throughout the series.

*New regular faculty members' may not receive Flex credit for attendance as this program is required as part of their contract. Other regular faculty members may receive Flex credit for participation. As the Flex Program deadline for Adjunct Faculty members occurs on December 1st, this activity is available for Flex credit for Regular Faculty members only.

Contact Ann Foster for more information.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement.

Doyle Library
4245

Faculty

Instruction

Monday
December 5

12:00-1:00pm

Flex Credit:
1.0 hr*

(For Regular Faculty members only)

23:AA:F2 - Singing the Blues: Coping with Holiday Stress
Presented by Student Health Services

 

 

*Faculty members wishing to receive Flex Credit for this activity must briefly state how this activity relates to their professional work at SRJC on their submitted Flex Verification Form as it relates to the criteria listed below. As the Flex Program deadline for Adjunct Faculty members occurs on December 1st, this activity is available for Flex credit for Regular Faculty members only.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement.

Petaluma Campus

Call Building
PC691

All

Wellness, Safety & Workplace Effectiveness

Wednesday
December 7

7:00pm

Flex Credit:
up to 4.0 hrs*
(For Regular Faculty members only)

 

04:AL:N13 - Petaluma Cinema Series
Baraka
Ron Fricke, 1992, USA

A transcendent global tour exploring the sights and sounds of the human condition in 24 countries around the world, this non-narrative film without words is an example of pure cinema.  With an eclectic and powerful score and stunning 70mm photography, Baraka is an engrossing meditation on the symmetry and savagery of man and nature that packs extraordinary emotional punch.  Derived from a Sufi word that translates into “the thread that weaves life together.”

Plan to attend the pre-film lecture at 6pm as well as participate in a post-screening discussion of the film until 10pm.

Cinema series Information

*Regular Faculty members wishing to receive Flex Credit for this activity must briefly state how this activity relates to their professional work at SRJC on their submitted Flex Verification Form as it relates to the criteria listed below. As the Flex Program deadline for Adjunct Faculty members occurs on December 1st, this activity is available for Flex credit for Regular Faculty members only.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement and AFA Article 22 criteria for Currency and Growth in One's Field.

Petaluma Campus

Carole Ellis Auditorium

All

 

Friday
December 9

8:00am-12:00pm

Flex Credit:
4.0 hrs

(For Regular Faculty members only)

02:EHS:I2 - Red Cross Certified CPR Training

American Red Cross adult CPR training complements a variety of learning styles with hands-on practice and real-life scenarios. Take-away materials are designed for use both in the course and outside the classroom as reference tools. Combining lecture, video-demonstrations and hands-on manikin traininng, this course teaches participants to:

  • Call and work with EMS
  • Perform CPR and care for breathing and cardiac emergencies
  • Avoid bloodborne pathogens exposure

A Red Cross CPR Certificate is good for 2 years.

To register for this training, call EHS at 524-1654 or email Toni Chase.

As the Flex Program deadline for Adjunct Faculty members occurs on December 1st, this activity is available for Flex credit for Regular Faculty members only.

Classified staff members are released from regular duties to attend this training with prior supervisor approval.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Staff Improvement.

Santa Rosa Campus
Location provided upon registration

All

Limited Enrollment:
10 spaces available

Wellness, Safety & Workplace Effectiveness

Wednesday
December 14

7:00pm

Flex Credit:
up to 4.0 hrs*

 

04:AL:N14 - Petaluma Cinema Series
The Wizard of Oz
Victor Fleming, 1939, USA

The season closes with the beloved classic story of a dreamy Kansas farm girl swept away in a tornado to the magical land of Oz.  Once there, she must gather her allies to battle the Wicked Witch of the West in her quest to return home.  This Technicolor musical masterpiece filled with lavish sets and iconic characters continues to bemuse audiences more than 70 years since its original release.  Nominated for six Oscars.

Plan to attend the pre-film lecture at 6pm as well as participate in a post-screening discussion of the film until 10pm.

Cinema series Information

*Regular Faculty members wishing to receive Flex Credit for this activity must briefly state how this activity relates to their professional work at SRJC on their submitted Flex Verification Form as it relates to the criteria listed below. As the Flex Program deadline for Adjunct Faculty members occurs on December 1st, this activity is available for Flex credit for Regular Faculty members only.

This activity meets the criteria for Flex credit under the Chancellor's Office Guidelines for Instructional Improvement and AFA Article 22 criteria for Currency and Growth in One's Field.

Petaluma Campus

Carole Ellis Auditorium

All

 

 

For further information about this site, contact:
Mary Sandberg
Staff Development Coordinator
msandberg@santarosa.edu
Phone: 707-522-2602

 

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