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President's Address

8:30 - 10:00

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PRESENTERS

DESCRIPTION

LOCATION

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Keynote

Speaker

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Increasing Student Engagement and Success: It Takes You!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tom Brown, Thomas

Brown and Associates

 

 

 

 

For full presentation description, click here. Tom will address common questions about the factors contributing to student success.  He will identify many of the reasons students leave college, challenge some of the common myths and misconceptions about attrition, and share evidence that what happens to students after they enroll is often more important than their pre-enrollment attributes and experiences.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Burbank Auditorium Overflow Newman Auditorium

Session 1

10:30 - 12:00

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TITLE

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DESCRIPTION

LOCATION

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Diversity

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

Reframing At-Risk to High- Potential: Supporting the Achievement and Success of Students Who Are First Generation/Low SES, Multicultural, and Underprepared

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tom Brown, Thomas

Brown and Associates

 

 

 

For full workshop description,click here. This presentation and discussion will highlight the characteristics, challenges, and strengths of three student cohorts that are at-risk

for leaving college and/or for not achieving their full potential—first- generation/low socio-economic status, Multicultural, and/or underprepared.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bertolini Student

Activity Center

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Student

Support

 

 

 

3

 

 

Love to BE~ Mirror Neurons, Chemical Patterns, and the Love Cocktail!

 

 

 

Diana Rangaves

Mirror, mirror in the brain! Brain activity is constant. Our ability to imitate, acquire language, develop patterns, show empathy and understanding is the basis of our DNA learning center. Mediated by neurotransmitters, neurogistics, distinguishes between what we love and do not, psychology, and ultimately our relationship in health.

 

 

 

Newman Auditorium

 

 

 

 

 

4

 

 

 

 

Read with Us: Welcome to SRJC Reads Program for the Distance Between Us

 

 

 

Smita Avasthi, Ann

Foster, Anne-Marie Insull, Lisa Mott, Michelle Van Aalst

 

We invite all SRJC employees and students to build community by reading The Distance Between Us together. To participate, you can either simply read the book on campus, or you can discuss it in your classes. This session will focus on effective ways of integrating The Distance Between Us into courses across the curriculum. It will include a review of the LibGuide for this book as well as planning time for SRJC Reads enrichment activities.

 

 

 

 

Emeritus Hall

Room 1529

Video-taped

 

 

 

 

 

5

 

 

 

Connect Early, Connect Often... for Student Retention and Success: Early Connection Program

 

 

 

Li Collier, Ying Lin, Audrey Spall, Abby Bogomolny, Introduction: Ricardo Navarrette

 

Have you seen students in need of help both academic and non- academic? Have you tried to refer your students for services but were not sure what services are available and appropriate? Join us to learn how to help your students connect with you and service programs using the new Early Connection Program! The Early Connection Program provides an easy tool for you to connect with your students for better retention and success.

 

 

 

 

Emeritus Hall

Room 1628

 

 

 

 

 

 

Teaching and Learning

 

 

 

6

 

 

 

SIS/CATS Curriculum 101

 

 

 

Kathy Matthies, Katie

Hickman

 

Frustrated with curriculum and the complexities of the SIS module system? This workshop is for you. Come learn how to unravel the process. Learn key steps for submitting courses, certificates and majors from the Curriculum Technicians. The Articulation Specialist will aslo talk about Assist, C-ID and TMC's. Don't miss this!

 

 

Doyle Library

Room 4245

Video-taped

 

 

 

7

 

 

Scientific Literacy:

Why everyone should speak science

 

 

 

Noah Hallett

 

A quick, light, entertaining presentation introducing why understanding Science is important, how it can be fun (rather than scary or intimidating), and provide a few resources to help people get a better grasp on the subject as a whole (all disciplines, not just Chemistry).

 

 

Emeritus Hall

Room 1523

 

 

Teaching and Learning

 

 

 

 

8

 

 

What happened to Faculty Professional Development Day?

 

 

 

 

AFA Cabinet Members

This workshop is sponsored by AFA to address the Chancellor's Office Calendar Guidelines which states that one of the standards used to develop them was "provide faculty with choices in determining their developmental needs" (April, '07, pg. 7). Let's come together to explore ways to enhance professional development for faculty.

 

 

 

Emeritus Hall

Room 1509

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wellness

&

Safety

 

 

 

9

 

 

 

Farm Fresh Food: Just One Recipe Away

 

 

 

Leonard Diggs, Jim Cason

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

Shone Farm students and Master Farmers combine their knowledge and their Shone grown fruits and vegetables with the expertise of Culinary Café student and Executive Chef, Jim Cason to create delicious and easy to make appetizers/snacks.

 

 

 

Culinary Center

 

 

 

10

 

 

Managing Distressed, Disruptive, & Dangerous Behavior in the Classroom

 

 

 

Pattie Wegman, Matt

McCaffrey

 

 

An overview of instructor responsibilities and intervention strategies for dealing with students who are distressed, disruptive, and/or dangerous in the classroom.

 

 

Doyle Library

Room 4246

Video-taped

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tech

 

 

 

 

 

 

11

 

 

 

 

 

 

Drupal Refresher

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Thompson

Reservations required to lerickson@santarosa.edu: limited to 22 participants
This workshop offers a refresher on the basics of Drupal, an open source and powerful website content management system. It 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. Drupal is used by large businesses and educational institutions where web page content management responsibility is distributed among numerous entities or departments. It is designed for non-IT individuals to create and manage their own web page content. It utilizes a WYSIWYG interface that is simpler to use than MS Word, and is intended, at SRJC, to replace Adobe Dreamweaver as the tool of choice for editing department web pages.

 

 

 

 

 

Doyle Library Center for New Media

Room 4421

 

 

12

 

NEOGOV E-recruitment system training

 

Sarah Hopkins, Tracy

Ruelle, Gina Wagoner

Reservations required to shopkins@santarosa.edu: limited to 25 participants

Join us for a hands-on introduction to the new online employment applicant tracking software system that was launched this summer to improve the hiring process for applicants and selection committees.  We have partnered with NEOGOV/Governmentjobs.com to increase efficiency and improve sustainability efforts. Applicants can now quickly apply online for unlimited recruitments without having to complete an entirely new employment application. Using this technology, hiring committees will create and approve requisitions and access recruitment records and candidate employment applications online to expedite hiring processes and reduce waste by reviewing materials online. Participants will have the opportunity to create and approve a personnel requisition, and review candidate application materials online using the new system.

 

Doyle Library

Center for New

Media

Room 4420

 

 

Depart. Specific

 

 

 

D1

 

 

Sustainability and Facilities

Operations/APPA Standards

 

 

 

Tony Ichsan

 

 

Exploring the concept of sustainability and how it relates to Facilities Operations, including the APPA Standards for education facilities management

 

 

Bech Hall

Room 1901

Session 2

1:00 - 2:30

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TITLE

PRESENTERS

DESCRIPTION

LOCATION

 

 

 

 

Diversity

 

 

 

 

13

 

 

Beyond Duality:
Ensuring Success for SRJC's Gender Diverse Students

 

 

Nick Lawrence, Erlinda Peraza, Rhonda Findling, Susana Ackerman

Despite the signs of increasing acceptance, studies show that transgender and gender non-conforming individuals continue to face significant discrimination and other challenges. This workshop will demystify this topic, and provide tools to employ culturally competent practices that support transgender and gender non- conforming students.

 

 

Emeritus Hall

Room 1529

Video-taped

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Student

Support

 

 

 

14

 

Students Need Affordable Textbooks. How Do We Do This and Still Serve All Of Our Students?

 

 

 

Dean Gooch

 

Several members of the Textbook Committee will be available to answer questions. We will discuss why making textbooks affordable is in everyone's best interest and how we can do this and not deny accessibility of textbooks to students with special needs.

 

 

Emeritus Hall

Room 1519

 

 

 

 

 

15

 

 

 

 

SRJC’S Strategic Plan Scorecard:  How Will We Measure Our Progress?

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jane Saldaña-Talley,

KC Greaney

 

Wondering how SRJC will implement our new Strategic Plan?  Curious about how we will hold ourselves accountable for reaching the goals we committed to?  Join us in a follow-up to this spring’s first annual Planning Summit as we preview progress to date on SRJC’s Strategic Plan Scorecard created using a new data visualization software.  Participants will review goal priorities for 2014-15 sent forward to Dr. Chong following the Planning Summit and provide input on the core indicator targets to be set this fall for each of the eight strategic goals.  See http://www.santarosa.edu/administration/planning/pdfs/strategic-plan-2014-4-22.pdf for a summary of the Strategic Plan as approved by the Board of Trustees.

 

 

 

 

 

Emeritus Hall

Room 1523

 

 

 

 

 

16

 

 

Bringing Out the Student in Student-Athlete: Supporting the Unique Needs and Strengths of the SRJC student athlete

 

 Brenda Flyswithhawks, Nancy Chinn, Jill McCormick, Monica Ohkubo, Tracy Hamm, Jeane Erlenborn

 

 

Learn the unique challenges and strengths of student-athletes and how to maximize academic success for this sub-group of learners. Participants will gain an understanding of student-athletes, learn classroom and campus-wide best practices, and interact with a student-athlete panel. This workshop aligns with district interests of student success and the Strategic Plan.

 

 

 

 

Doyle Library

Room 4246

Video-taped

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Teaching and Learning

 

 

 

 

 

 

17

 

 

 

 

 

 

Interactive Learning: The

Jigsaw Classroom

 

 

 

 

 

David Kratzmann, Terri Frongia, Rebecca Perlroth, Katie Gerber

 

 

This workshop will provide an introduction to the jigsaw technique, a classroom interactive excersize in which students work in groups

to learn from and teach each other, culminating with an activity that summarizes the main point(s). The presenters will provide examples of jigsaw activities, including what worked and what didn't. Workshop participants will work together to come up with ideas for use in their own classrooms. Appropriate for faculty in any discipline interested in engaging students with interactive activities.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Emeritus Hall

Room 1509

 

 

 

 

 

18

 

 

 

 

Introducing Critical Thinking and Problem Solving into the Curriculum

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Caruso

 

Memorizing content in the classroom is important. However, the ability to repeat the facts is not enough for students to succeed in today's global economy. To compete and succeed in todays global marketplace students must also be able to think critically and solve problems as they arise. Join us as we use critical thinking and problem solving to figure out how to introduce these two critical

21st century skills into our curriculum.

 

 

 

 

Emeritus Hall

Room 1520

 

 

 

 

Wellness

&

Safety

 

 

 

 

19

 

 

 

The Unthinkable: When Kids Kill

 

 

 

 

Mike Grabowski

 

Today's generation of young adults and adolescents, the "reset button" generation, are equipped with a false sense of reality when it comes to violence. This workshop will include discussion of real- life situations involving gun violence, school shootings, and kids killing parents. Content Advisory: actual video, voice recordings, and crime scenes photos, are included within the presentation content.

 

 

 

Emeritus Hall

Room 1522

 

 

 

 

Tech

 

 

20

 

 

Purchasing Overview

 

 

Purchasing department staff

 

 

An overview of Purchasing policies and Escape.

Doyle Library

Room 4245

Video-taped

 

 

21

 

 

PowerPoint 1

 

 

Scott Rosen

 

 

PowerPoint 1

 

Doyle Library

CNM 4420

 

Workplace

Effectiveness

 

 

22

 

 

Fireside Chat

 

 

Dr. Frank Chong

 Come and join Dr. Chong for an informal “fireside chat” discussion of topics impacting SRJC.   Dr. Chong will share his vision for the bond measure, as well as updates on progress toward 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

Session3

2:45 - 4:15

THEME

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TITLE

PRESENTERS

DESCRIPTION

LOCATION

 

 

 

Diversity

 

 

 

23

 

 

 

Dreaming Big: Empowering our Students to Succeed

 

 

Carmen Castillo, Jacqueline McGhee, Lauren Servais

 

Drawing from Pedro Noguera's 2011 Puente Conference keynote speech, in which he addresses the components to success for Latino/a students: social capital, cultural capital, human capital and agency, we will unpack the four components he identifies as crucial for students success.

 

Doyle Library

Room 4245

Video-taped

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Student

Support

 

 

 

 

 

24

 

 

 

 

 

SLO Assessments: Certificates and Majors

 

 

 

 

Anne O’Donnell, Wanda Burzycki

 

This workshop will review basics of ongoing course SLOs assessment and cover three approaches to assessing certificates abd majors. Step-by-step explanation and examples will be provided for both CTE and Liberal Arts and Sciences programs, and participants will have time to develop assessments plans appropriate for their areas. Recommended for program directors, department chairs and discipline lead faculty.

 

 

 

 

 

Emeritus Hall

Room 1629

 

 

 

 

25

 

 

Academic Integrity and Student Accountability: New Technology for Reporting Violations

 

 

 

Robert Ethington, Lauralyn Larsen

 

This workshop will demonstrate to faculty and other interested parties how to report violations of the Academic Integrity policy 3.11. A new application has been developed by IT that allows faculty to report violations within the faculty portal and also allows administrators to adjudicate and track violations within the Student Information System (SIS)

 

 

 

Emeritus Hall

Room 1522

 

 

Teaching and Learning

 

 

 

 

26

 

 

 

Grading That Promotes

Learning

 

 

 

 

Todd Straus

 

 

Do grades in your courses serve theold-fashioned function of separating the men from the boys? Or do you exploit the potential of grades to enhance learning? Come to this session ready to question the role you afford grades in your classes.

 

 

Emeritus Hall

Room 1529

Video-taped

 

 

Teaching and Learning

 

 

 

27

 

 

Learning, Training, and Development - A Model for Teaching

 

 

 

Stuart Campbell

 

Introduce an epistemological model to support faculty in understanding the ways people learn, so that they are more powerful and effective in their teaching. We'll also discuss enhancing communication effectiveness.

 

 

Doyle Library

Room 4246

Video-taped

 

 

Wellness

 

 

28

 

 

Heart Health: Series #4

 

 

Tammy Sakanashi, Cardiologist Dr. Stewart Allen, St.Helena Hospital click to bio

 

 RSVP required due to limited space. Reserve your spot by emailing kmatthies@santarosa.edu.

Sugar is now being classified nearly as damaging to the heart as smoking. 25.8 million Americans have diabetes and an increased risk of heart attack and strokes. Cardiologist, Dr. Stewart Allen, from St. Helena Hospital and SRJC Tammy Sakanashi, MS, RD will educate and prepare bites on Heart Health and Diabetes at the Culinary Café.

 

 

Culinary Arts Center

Main Dining Room

 

 

 

 

 

Tech

 

 

29

 

 

PowerPoint 2

 

 

Scott Rosen

 

 

Advanced PowerPoint

Doyle Library

Center for New

Media

Room 4420

 

 

 

30

 

 

New Flex credit module in the Faculty Portal

 

 

 

Ken Lofgren, Katie Gerber

 

Due to AFA contract change, a new Flex credit module has been added to the Faculty Portal. This training class will demonstrate Faculty on how to proper use the new Flex module to submit and track their Flex hours.

 

 

Emeritus Hall

Room 1523

 

 

Depart. Specific

 

 

 

D2

 

 

G.I.F.T.S - Great Ideas For

Teaching Speech

 

 

 

Susan Houlihan

This is an opportunity for all Speech and Communication Studies instructors to share ideas for assignments and experiential exercises. Please bring a successful assignment or exercise to briefly present to the group. We will have approximately 5-10 minutes to hear about each "gift."

 

 

Emeritus Hall

Room 1520

Session 4

1:00 - 4:15

THEME

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TITLE

PRESENTERS

DESCRIPTION

LOCATION

 

 

 

 

 

 

Diversity

 

 

 

 

 

 

31

 

 

 

 

 

The Hidden Story of Decision Making: Unconscious Bias in the Workplace

 

 

 

 

 

Annette Townley, Colin Close, Speaker bios

 

We make hundreds of decisions every day, believing we are making them based on facts and careful deliberation. But is that really true? How do we make decisions? What hidden factors drive our choices and actions without us even realizing it? Can we overcome biases that we don’t even know we have, or at least become less influenced by them? This workshop will explore how our hidden brain works, often in opposition to our conscious beliefs and ideals. We will also look at how these unconscious patterns of behavior can impact the workplace and what we can do about it.

 

 

 

 

Doyle Library Center for New Media

Room 4421

Teaching and Learning

 

 

32

 

 

Introduction to GeoGebra

 

 

George Sturr, Ying Lin

 

GeoGebra is a free dynamic mathematics software package used by mathematics and science.

 

Bussman Hall

Room 1454

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Depart. Specific

 

 

D3

 

Ag/NR Department Course & Program Assessment Workshop

 

 

Dan Famini

 

At this workshop we will develop course program assessments and share the best pratices from across the department.

 

Lark Hall

Room 2060

 

D4

Emergency Preparedness

and Response for Facilities

Operations

 

Doug Kuula

 

Workshop to build the emergency preparedness and response capabilities of the Facilities Operations team.

 

Bech Hall

Room 1901

 

 

 

D5

 

 

Chemistry Department

Strategic Planning

 

 

 

Karen Frindell Teuscher

 

The Chemistry Department will meet to discuss our mission and develop goals for the next 3-5 years with respect to such topics as curriculum, instrumentation, leadership, safety, and best instructional practices.

 

 

Bech Hall

Room 1916

 

 

 

 

D6

 

 

Department Workshop: Teaching Reading and Maintaining Currency in our Disciplines

 

 

 

 

Sean Martin

 

This will be a departmental discussion of pedagogical approaches in our respective disciplines. We'll discuss, among other things, innovations in teaching reading ofcomplex texts. We also plan to discuss recent developments and research in our disciplines (philosophy, religious studies, and humanities) relevant to the courses we teach.

 

 

 

 

Emeritus Hall

Room 1518


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