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President's Address

8:30 - 10:00

THEME

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TITLE

PRESENTERS

DESCRIPTION

LOCATION

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tauzer

Lecturer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Karen Stanley, Kinesiology, Athletics & Dance

 

 

 

 

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

 

Link to additional wellness resources

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Burbank Auditorium Overflow Doyle Library 4246

Session 1

10:30 - 12:00

THEME

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TITLE

PRESENTERS

DESCRIPTION

LOCATION

 

 

 

 

 

 Diversity

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A01

 

 

Undocumented: The life of Latina/os undocumented students at SRJC

 

 

 

Rafael Vazquez and students

This presentation will provide information on the causes of migration by Latinos to the United States and the lives that undocumented students lead in California. We will have students tell us their stories of being undocumented. The goal is to learn from their experiences in order to develop curriculum that is relevant and inclusive.

 

 

 

Doyle Library

Room 4246

Videotaped

 

 

 

 

 

A02

 

 

 

 

Umoja Learning Community with College Faculty members

 

 

 

Brian Phifer, Michael Hale

 

The Umoja Community (Umoja is a Kiswahili word meaning unity) is a community and critical resource dedicated to enhancing the cultural and education experiences of African-American and other students. Retention, Persistence, and Matriculation are the three main goals of the SRJC Umoja Program. Scholars in this enrichment program will enroll in and teach cohorts – English 100/1A and Humanities 20. These courses will provide students with comprehension, composition, critical-thinking, study-skills and transfer information that are critical to student learning and success.

 

 

 

 

Emeritus Hall

Room 1509

Leadership Development and Management Techniques

 

 

 

 

 

A03

 

 

 

Preparing for SRJC's Accreditation Site Visit

 

 

 

Wanda Burzycki, Mary Kay Rudolph

 

On March 9, a visiting team appointed by our accrediting agency will begin their 4-day visit to SRJC. What will they be looking for on our campuses? Who will they be talking to? What will we be saying? Come find out what this important stage of the accreditation process is all about. You'll learn new things about SRJC as well!

 

 

 

 

Emeritus Hall

Room 1597

Videotaped

 

 

 

 

 

 

Technology

 

 

 

A04

 

 

 

Universal Design: Technology Tools

 

 

 

Laura Aspinall, Debbie Ezersky, Korin Morehouse

 

This interactive workshop allows participants to learn about technology tools that can enhance learning in and out of the classroom. The presentation will include an overview of Universal Design principles and how technology can increase access and support success for all students. Participants will have the opportunity to try out some of the technology currently available to assist with note-taking, reading, comprehension, retention and organization.

 

 

Bertolini

Room 4731

 

 

  A05

 

 

The SRJC Classroom of Tomorrow

 

 

Matt Pearson, Russ Bowden, Mike Roth

 

 

An open discussion and listening session on current and future technologies that SRJC should consider incorporating into our future classroom designs.

 

 

Doyle Library CNM

Room 4421

 

 

 

 

 

 

Technology

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A06

 

 

 

Outlook 2013 and OWA

 

 

 

 

Liko Puha, Tony Sawyer

This hands-on presentation will explore standard features of Outlook 2013 and Outlook Web Application to increase productivity. Topics include using favorites, contacts, searching and search folders, creating rules, calendaring, and using email templates.

 

 

 

Doyle Library Computer Lab Room 4420

 

 

 

A07

 

 

 

Cell Phone Usage Can be Addictive

 

 

 

Robert Caruso

Cell phone usage can be addictive. Today, many people would rather text than talk, and a face to face conversation means Skyping. Is this the kind of society we want to create? Is it too late to prevent this from happening? Join in a discussion about how we are adopting cellular technology, potential consequences and how we can address the issue.

 

 

 

Emeritus Hall

Room 1518

 

 

 

 

 

 

A08

 

 

 

 

 

 

Drupal Refresher

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Thompson

Reservations required to lerickson@santarosa.edu: limited to 22 participants
This workshop is intended for individuals who have previously completed one of our "Train the Trainers" sessions AND who have been approved to migrate their current web pages to Drupal. It is an opportunity for attendees to receive additional hands-on training and ask questions.

 

 

 

 

Emeritus Hall

Room 1628 Computer Lab

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Student

Support

 

 

A09

 

The Textbook Game. How to Save Your Students Money.

 

Ivana Gorgievska, Antonella Andrade, Dean Gooch, Suvi McGee

 

We will discuss textbooks and their alternatives and how to make these and other resources less costly for our students. Successful uses of online open source textbooks will be featured along with the appropriate protocols for usage on this campus.

 

 

Emeritus Hall

Room 1520

 

 

 

 A10

 

 

Helping Our International Students to Succeed

 

 

 

Peg Saragina, Panel of International Students

 

 

International students will share what helps them in their classes and what challenges them. They will provide examples of what some faculty are doing in their classes that facilitates their learning. Jessica Campbell Pardoe will share techniques that ESL uses working with a diverse, multi-cultural group. Open discussion and brainstorming will take place with students and attendees to share effective techniques that help international students succeed.

 

 

Emeritus Hall

Room 1522

 

 

 

 

 

A11

 

 

 

Students and Face to face versus Hybrid courses

 

 

 

Narmeen Nasseem

 

How do students feel about their experiences with face to face versus hybrid courses? Findings from a 2013 study.

 

 

 

Emeritus Hall

Room 1523

 

 

 

 

 

 

A12

 

 

 

Teaching Effectively a Large/Extended Lecture Course

 

 

 

Heidi Saleh

 

This workshop will focus on the challenges of teaching a large lecture. We will discuss effective pedagogical techniques and share activities that help students feel connected to the instructor and the course despite the large setting. Additionally, we will explore various classroom management techniques geared specifically for large or extended lecture courses.

 

 

 

 

Emeritus Hall

Newman

 

 

 

 

 

 

Teaching and Learning

 

 

 

 

 

A13

 

 

 

Learning, Training, & Development - A Model for Teaching

 

 

 

Stuart Campbell

 

This session will introduce an epistemological model to support faculty in their efforts to understand the ways people learn, so that they may be more effective in their teaching. We'll also discuss enhancing communication effectiveness.

 

 

 

 

Emeritus Hall

Room 1519

 

 

 

 

 

 

A14

 

 

 

The Beehive Classroom

 

 

 

Todd Straus

 

Any class, no matter the discipline, no matter the size, can become a beehive, that is, a buzzing space of active teaching and learning among students. This workshop will feature methods for turning your material into honey.

 

 

 

 

Emeritus Hall

Room 1529

 

 

 

 

Workplace Effectiveness

 

 

A15

 

 

It’s Not Too Late: Catching Up With SRJC’s Strategic Plan

 

 

Frank Chong, Jane Saldana-Talley

 Are you a new SRJC employee? Haven't had time to keep up with SRJC's Strategic Plan? Join President Frank Chong and Vice President Jane Saldana-Talley for a fun overview and casual conversation about SRJC's Strategic Plan. Learn how SRJC 'flipped' strategic planning and changed the way we work together.


Doyle Library Room 4245 Videotaped

 

 

A16

 

 

Graphics and Copy Center

 

 

Jesse Hilsenrad, Jeff Oliver

 This session will describe the advantages of utilizing the in-house services of the Graphics and Copy Center
SRJC GRAPHICS SERVICES & COPY CENTER: THE AFFORDABLE PRINTING SOLUTION
. We offer personalized service, tell us your idea and we help you bring it to “life”.
• We are an in-plant print shop, we have serviced the college for over 30 years.
• We offer quality affordable printing and free professional design work.
• When you use SRJC's in-plant shop, you keep the revenue on campus.
• Printing locally is cleaner. No carbon emissions from shipping.
• Graphics & Copy Center offers free delivery, and there's no tax.
• Our internship program supports student growth. When your projects remain on campus, our design students benefit.
• Graphics offers myriad custom work that would be very expensive off-campus.
. We print in the quantities you need, commercial printers have minimum order

 

Emeritus Hall

Room 1599

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wellness

&

Safety

 

 

 

 

 

 

A17

 

 

 

Heart Health, Part 1

 

 

Facilitator: Tracy Ruelle Presenters: Dr. Gan H. Dunnington, MD and Benjamin Schwarcz, MFT

 Reservations required to truelle@santarosa.edu: limited to 50 participants

The month of February is Heart Disease Awareness Month and Go Red for Women (American Heart Association) is recognized on February 6, 2015. This will be a great time to disseminate information about heart disease. This year we will be exploring heart health from a medical perspective and learn about how emotional health is very important to overall health. This session may be attended on its own or in conjunction with Part 2.

 

Culinary Center

Main Dining Room

Videotaped

 

 

 

A18

 

 

 

Conversation with the Tauzer Lecturer

 

 

Mary Pierce, Terri Frongia, Karen Stanley

 

Inspired by the Tauzer Lecture? Join us for an opportunity to congratulate Karen Stanley and converse with your colleagues in the beautiful and more intimate setting of the Doyle Library Reading Room. This is an informal reception intended to foster brainstorming, clarification, and connection with colleagues in conjunction with the morning's presentation.

 

Doyle Library

4th Floor Reading

Room

 

 

 

 

 

A19

 

 

 

Introduction to the District’s Emergency Operations Plan (EOP)

 

 

 

 

Doug Kuula

 

An introduction to the latest revision of the District’s Emergency Operations Plan (EOP). The EOP is the master plan for response and recovery to an emergency or disaster involving the District.

 

 

 

Bech Hall

Room 1901

Session 2

1:00 - 2:30

THEME

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TITLE

PRESENTERS

DESCRIPTION

LOCATION

 

 

 

 

 

 Diversity

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

B01

 

 

Stories from Sabbatical in Sri Lanka & India

 

 

 

Carla Grady

Carla Grady will present photos, film footage, and stories from January 2014 spent in Sri Lanka, and Feb.-May 2014 in India. Topics will be especially relevant to Religious Studies instructors.

 

 

 

Emeritus Hall

Room 1518

 

 

 

 

B02

 

 

Ensuring Success for SRJC’s Gender Diverse Students, Part 2

 

 

Nick Lawrence, Erlinda Peraza, Rhonda Findling, Angela Romagnoli

While in Part 1 in the Fall we examined transgender and issues faced by those transitioning, Part 2 will continue exploring gender diversity by focusing on the concept of gender-queer and the broader issues faced by those who do not fit into the gender boxes imposed in our society. We will also provide a brief update on the LGBT Campus Climate Survey, and the progress being made on recommendations to make our District more LGBTQ-inclusive.

 

 

 

Emeritus Hall

Room 1597

Videotaped

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Technology

 

 

B03

 

 

PowerPoint 1

 

 

Scott Rosen

 

 

Basic PowerPoint

 

Doyle Library

Computer Lab 4420

 

 

 

 

 

 

B04

 

 

 

 

Introduction to Windows 7

 

 

 

 

 

 

Liko Puha, Tony Sawyer

 

This hands-on presentation will explore basic features and functions of Windows 7 for efficiency and productivity. We will cover features of the desktop, the start menu, switching between programs, organizing files and folders, perform searches, create and use shortcuts, and change display settings.

 

 

 

 

 

Doyle Library Center for New Media

Room 4421

 

 

 

 

 

B05

 

 

The ABCs of Social Media

 

 

Donald Laird

 

 

A crash course that will cover some of the terminology, facts and figures, and theory behind Social Media. Come learn some of what your students (or family members) are talking about.

 

 

 

 

Emeritus Hall

Room 1509

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 B06

 

 

 

 

  

Removing Barriers to Online Learning - Creating Accessible Syllabi

 

 

 

 

 

Corrine Haverinen

 

 

Learn how to create syllabi that are easily accessed by all students including those with disabilities. Create an accessible syllabus using a provided Word doc template or bring your own syllabus for hands-on training. Attendees will generate an accessible PDF from a Word doc and use the Accessibility Wizard in Acrobat Pro to take an existing PDF and fix accessibility issues.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Emeritus Computer Lab

Room 1629

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Student

Support

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 B07

 

 

 

 

 

ASSIST and C-ID

 

 

 

 

 

Katie Hickman

 

Intended for Faculty and Department Administrative Assistants who work on course development and course revisions, this session will present ASSIST.org for review of course articulation or to determine comparable coursework at the 4-year campuses. We will also review C-ID Descriptors and their role in ADT's & student pathways for your discipline and provide a thorough outline for the steps of Articulation and C-ID Proposals for the Academic Department Faculty/Staff.

 

 

 

 

Emeritus Computer Lab

Room 1628

 

 

 B08

 

 

 

 

Embedded Librarians in Your Online and F2F Classes

 

 

 

 

 

Nancy Persons, Jill McCormick

 

In this program we will describe how a librarian was embedded in a Kineseology class. In the Embedded Librarian model, the course instructor and librarian work collaboratively to create assignments and activities that introduce students to Information Literacy resources and offer students prolonged access to a librarian. Research indicates that prolonged, point-of-need librarian access improves student success and persistence.

 

 

 

 

Emeritus

Room 1519

 

 

 B09

 

 

 

 

SLO assessment completion workshop

 

 

 

 

 

George Sellu

 

 

 

Concentrated effort to complete SLO assessments for programs and courses in the Ag/NR Dept.

 

 

 

 

Emeritus

Room 1520

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Workplace

Effectiveness

 

 

 B11

 

 

Fireside Chat

 

 

Dr. Frank Chong

 Come and join Dr. Chong for an informal “fireside chat” discussion of topics impacting SRJC.   Dr. Chong will share updates on planning now that the Bond has passed, the state of the budget, accreditation, and other major college initiatives. This forum will be casual, unscripted, and will provide time for participants to ask questions and engage in open dialogue with our College President/Superintendent. 

 

Doyle Library

4th Floor Reading

Room

 

 

 B12

 

 

 

Hey, look at me! How to get attention from the community for your event or project

 

 

Ellen Maremont Silver, Simona Stefanescu, Dana Throckmorton

 

How can you get the most attention for your event, project or department? Three experienced members from our Communications & Marketing Department (AKA PR) will discuss the roles of traditional and social media, explain how members of the press think, illuminate SRJC branding, and let you know what they can do for you and what you can do yourself to increase your success. Includes web sites, logos, photos and video.

 

Doyle Library

Room 4246

Videotaped

 

 

 B13

 

 

20/20 Visioning: Looking forward for the Petaluma Campus

 

 

David Kratzmann, AC Panella

 

As the Petaluma Campus enters its 20th year in its current location, the faculty need to develop a plan for campus engagement, student success, and professional development for faculty. This session will incorporate student voices, student surveys, and faculty goals in the hopes of aligning the student and faculty visions for the Petaluma campus.

Emeritus Room 1691

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wellness

&

Safety

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 B14

 

 

 

The Inner Game of Work/Life Balance

 

 

 

 Dianne Boivie,

President, Catalyst Coaching

 Reservations required to elefort@santarosa.edu: limited to 36 participants

Covers recent research on the neuroscience of meditation, its benefits (emotional, mental, and physical), and tips, techniques, and tools for how to become successful at it. Emphasis is on practical application, individualized for each participant's needs. Concepts covered include: meditation, positivity, gratitude.

 

 

 

Doyle Library

Room 4245

Videotaped

 

 

 

 B15

 

 

 

 

Introduction to the District's Emergency Operations Plan (EOP)

 

 

 

 

Doug Kuula

 

An introduction to the latest revision of the District’s Emergency Operations Plan (EOP). The EOP is the master plan for response and recovery to an emergency or disaster involving the District.

 

 

 

Bech Hall

Room 1901

 

 

 

 B16

 

 


Heart Health, Part 2

 

Facilitator: Tracy Ruelle Presenters: Dr. Emily Conway, MD and Annette Romios, L.Ac., FABORM

 Reservations required to truelle@santarosa.edu: limited to 50 participants

The month of February is Heart Disease Awareness Month and Go Red for Women (American Heart Association) is recognized on February 6, 2015. This will be a great time to disseminate information about heart disease. This year we will be exploring heart health from a medical perspective and learn about how emotional health is very important to overall health. This session may be attended on its own or in conjunction with Part 1

 

Culinary Center

Main Dining Room

Videotaped

Session3

2:45 - 4:15

THEME

#

TITLE

PRESENTERS

DESCRIPTION

LOCATION

 

 

 

 

 

Depart. Specific

 

 

 

  

 

C01

 

 

 

Music Department Assessment & Curriculum Meeting

 

 

 

Mark Anderman

 

The Music Department will meet to discuss current and future course and program SLO assessments, curriculum changes, repeatability mandates, and progress on the AA-T degree.

 

 

Forsyth Hall

Room 189

 

 

 

C02

 

 

Globalization in the Classroom

 

 

 

Carla Grady


Interdisciplinary Studies in Philosophy, Humanities, and Religion will be meeting to discuss Carla Grady's sabbatical report on her trips to Sri Lanka and India. While the presentation will be especially relevant to Religious Studies instructors, it will provide the department an opportunity to discuss globalization themes in all of our classes.

 

Emeritus Hall

Room 1518

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Diversity

 

 

 

C03

 

 

 

Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity (SEED)

 

 

Brenda Flyswithhawks, Lori Kuwabara, Barbara McClure, Jacqueline McGhee

 

SEED (Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity) Seminars will return to SRJC in Fall 2015! SEED participants develop ways of understanding relations between self and systems with regard to race, class, gender, sexual orientation, physical ability/disability, and other lived cultural experiences.This workshop will give participants the opportunity to experience SEED through interactive exercises and sharing stories as a way to introduce what participants can expect in monthly SEED Seminars. All are welcome, SEED veterans and newbies.

 

Doyle Library

Room 4245

 

 

 

 

C04

 

 

 

Negotiating multiple cultural identities

 

 

Narmeen Nasseem, Heidi Saleh

 

Narmeen Nasseem, psychology instructor and Heidi Saleh, art history instructor, explore their identities as Muslims , Americans and feminists. Saleh spent her formative years in her native home- land, Egypt. Nasseem is an Irani – Afghani who spent her formative years in Burma. Both speakers share their personal journey in negotiating their multiple cultural identities.

 

Doyle Library

Room 4246

Videotaped

Leadership Development and Management Techniques

 

 

 

 

 

C05

 

 

 

What IS the Academic Senate?

 

 

 

Laura Aspinall, Robin Fautley, Eric Thompson

 

Ever wondered what the function of your Academic Senate is? How it participates in shared governance? What falls under the purview of the Senate? Look no further! This session will answer all of these questions and much, much more.

 

 

  

Emeritus Hall

Room 1522

 

Leadership Development and Management Techniques

 

 

 

 

 

C06

 

 

 

Introduction to Student Employment for Student Employee Supervisors

 

 

 

Barbara King, Lily Hunnemeder-Bergfelt

 

This training will cover the basics of recruiting student workers, the hiring process and student evaluations. We will also discuss Federal Work Study tracking and CalWORKs funding. New supervisors and supervisors who would like a refresher are welcome.

 

 

 

 

Emeritus Hall

Room 1523

 

 

  Technology

 

 

C07

 

 

PowerPoint 2

 

 

Scott Rosen

 

 

Advanced PowerPoint

Doyle Library

Center for New

Media

Room 4420

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Student

Support

 

 

 

 

 

C08

 

 

 

 

 

Introduction to Habits of Mind

 

 

 

 

Anne Foster, Vince Hamilton, Lauren Servais

 

In the context of education, Habits of Mind are the 16 practices that our students need to be successful at SRJC. In this session, we will explore ways to cultivate these practices in our learning environments.

 

 

 

 

 

Emeritus Hall

Room 1509

 

 

 

 

C09

 

 

SLO Assessments: Courses, Certificates and Majors

 

 

Anne O'Donnell, Rebecca Perlroth

 

Help ensure that students get the best from their SRJC experience. Help SRJC meet accreditation standards. This workshop will review basics of ongoing assessment of course SLO’s and cover three approaches to assessing certificates and majors. Step-by-step explanation with examples, and additional resources will be provided. Recommended for ALL faculty, especially program coordinators, department chairs, and discipline leads

 

 

 

Emeritus Hall

Room 1628

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Teaching and Learning

 

 

 

 

C10

 

 

 

Summer Study Abroad: Interested Instructors Workshop

 

 

 

 

Kent Wisniewski

 

 The Summer Study Abroad program is quite different from our semester-length programs in that the summer programs are intended to be highly-focused, collaborative and designed by our own faculty members. Both adjunct and contract faculty from all areas of the college are eligible and encouraged to apply. In the first half of this session, participants will learn about the general parameters of Summer Study Abroad programs including possible locations, time frames, and possible courses. In the second half of this session, participants will brainstorm (with interested colleagues) potential locations and ways to use those locations to enhance instructional and educational outcomes for both faculty and students.

 

 

 

 

Emeritus Hall

Room 1519

 

 

C11

 

 

Judging Propositions

 

 

Gordon Black

 

The session will demonstrate a synthesized method drawn from logic, rhetoric, and language theory, for judging acceptability of propositions, enabling practical judgments for presumption of truth or burden of proof.

 

 

Emeritus Hall

Room 1520

 

 

C12

 

 

Petaluma Peer Observation Kickoff

 

 

Laura Sparks

 

 Petaluma faculty who wish to improve their teaching through peer observation will learn best practices, select partners, and identify individual goals and areas of focus during the observing program.

 

 

Emeritus Hall

Room 1691

 

 

C13

 

 

Of Interest to Adjuncts

 

Matthew Murray, Paulette Bell, Terry Ehret, MJ Papa, Julie Thompson, Karen Frindell-Teuscher

 

 

Presentation of information related to Hourly instruction and related Adjunct issues.

 

 

Emeritus Hall

Room 1597

Videotaped

 

 

 

 

 

Workplace

Effectiveness

 

 

 C14

 

 

Getting Down and Dirty With Data: Discover Accessible Information about SRJC

 

 

KC Greaney, Jeanne Fadelli, Greg Drukala, and Lara Abel

 Reservations required to label@santarosa.edu

Much more data is available than ever before. Come learn about the resources available to answer questions like: Which sub-populations of students are the most successful, and which the least? How have our employee demographics changed? What characterizes the students SRJC lost when we had to cut courses during the economic downturn?
You will spend the bulk of your time hands-on, accessing data, with the expert guidance of the staff from SRJC's Institutional Research Office.

 

Doyle Library

Center for New Media

Room 4421

 

 

 

 

Wellness

 

  

 

 C15

 

 

 

Easy Ways to Eat More Vegetables in Every Meal

 

Tammy Sakanashi,Cathy Burgett

 

Eat more veggies! This workshop will offer several simple ways to incorporate cooking and eating vegetables into breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks.

 

 

Culinary Center

Main Dining Room

Videotaped

 

 

 

 C16

 

 

Power of Love Yoga

 

 

Tara Jacobson, Andrea Thomas

 

Give yourself an early Valentine yoga experience set to 50 shades of cheesy love songs. This will be a beginning-level yoga class with a few fun surprises. Wear comfortable clothes and bring a yoga mat or large towel.

 

 

 

Tauzer Gym

Room 905

Session 4

1:00 - 4:15

THEME

#

TITLE

PRESENTERS

DESCRIPTION

LOCATION

 

  Technology

 

 

 

 D1

 

 

Classroom Technology Exploratorium

 

 

Matt Pearson

  

A technology exposition where product manufacturers will display and present their latest products for classroom and learning environments. The displays will allow for instructors to use and ask questions about the tools presented and provide feedback to Media and Instructional Computing staff about effectiveness in the classroom.

 

Bertolini SAC

 

 

 

 

 

Workplace

Effectiveness

 

 

 D2

 

 

Applying Improvisation Skills to the Workplace

 

 

 

Bess Eiermann

 Reservations required to beiermann@santarosa.edu: limited to 15 participants

Improvisation can be employed to help members of a group support one another through times of uncertainty. In this workshop, we will explore improvisation games that promote team building in a fun and spontaneous atmosphere. Come learn these new tools that can be applied to our everyday lives and in the places we work. Limit to 15 participants.

 

Emeritus Hall

Room 1588

 

 

 

 D3

 

 

The CTE Funding Pie is out of the oven...come get a slice!

 

 

Jerry Miller, Eve Nighswonger, Oscar Guajardo

 

For the first time in many years, Career and Technical Education (CTE) has obtained funding sources through three different grants to the tune of over $2M! Now's the time to get involved and participate in funding opportunities. Find out how!

 

Lark Hall

Room 2009

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Depart. Specific

 

 

D4

 

College Skills/Tutorial and the Student Success & Equity Plan

 

Wanda Burzycki, Julie Muzzatti, Carlos Valencia

 Department members will review components of the Student Equity Plan that are directly related to College Skills labs, courses, and tutorial centers. In small groups, department members will develop specific strategies to implement these plans. Faculty and staff will also share effective teaching and tutoring practices.

 

Analy Village

Room 656

 

D5

 

English Department Assessment of Pedagogy

 

Terry Mulcaire

 

The English Department will meet to review, discuss, and update best pedagogical practices in writing assignments, in referring students for help with their writing to the Writing Center, and in designing forms to refer students to the Writing Center.

 

Emeritus Hall

Room 1596

 

 

 

D6

 

 

ADN Program Strategic Planning and Program Assessment workshop

 

 

 

Jennifer Richardson

 

During this workshop, we will work on integrating our new curriculum revision into revised program outcomes and assessments, maintaining consistency between courses, and strategic planning for upcoming semesters.

 

 

Race Hall

Room 4077

 

 

 

 

D7

 

 

Child Development: Future Directions

 

 

 Alice Hampton, Jeanie Harmon, Paul Moosman, Laura Vallejo, Yolanda Garcia

 

This workshop is for Child Development faculty and staff. The focus will be goal and priority setting for the department, with an emphasis on what's working in our department, future directions and new research and initiatives in our field that may affect vocational requirements.

 

 

 

 

Call Center

Room 3862

 

 

 

 

D8

 

 

Preparation for Dental Hygiene Program Accreditation

 

 

Carol Hatrick, Linda Paquette, Corinna McClure

 

The Dental Hygiene program is scheduled for an accreditation visit in October 2015. In preparation for this event, the faculty will need to write the self-study addressing the standards set forth by the Commission on Dental Accreditation.

 

 

 

 

Race Hall

Room 4075


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