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April 18, 2015
Teaching with eLearn - A18A
14-114

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

This introduction to "eLearn", Sinclair's new learning management system, powered by D2L, will provide users with an overview of the key components required to successfully teach and manage a course. The workshop will highlight terminology, user interface, general navigation, basic tools, communication as well as demonstrate the management of modules and topics, calendar events, communication, dropboxes, discussions, quizzes, and grades.  Learn the skills you need to teach, manage, and assess your students with eLearn.

April 21, 2015
A21E - Teaching with eLearn
14-312E

5:30 - 8:30 PM

This introduction to "eLearn", Sinclair's new learning management system, powered by D2L, will provide users with an overview of the key components required to successfully teach and manage a course. The workshop will highlight terminology, user interface, general navigation, basic tools, communication as well as demonstrate the management of modules and topics, calendar events, communication, dropboxes, discussions, quizzes, and grades.  Learn the skills you need to teach, manage, and assess your students with eLearn.

April 22, 2015
Faculty Exchange on Career-Related Assignments and Activities
7L21

3:00 - 4:15 PM

Are your students... 

  • interviewing professionals in their field of interest,
  • doing research in Career Coach or Focus2,
  • job-shadowing, or
  • doing Service Learning in their field of interest?

Wouldn't you like to know...

  • how other faculty have designed their activities and assignments,
  • what has worked well and which activities have needed improvements, or
  • what students have reported they have learned from the assignments and activities?

Please bring with you...

  • 10 copies of the instructions you use for one career-related activity in your class and we'll talk about it.
April 24, 2015
A24A - Conversion from Angel to D2L: Learn the Clean-Up Process and Tasks
14-114

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

This workshop will cover gradebook setup wizard, navigation, managing categories and grade items, enter grades, final grades calculation, instructor and student views, exporting grades to a spreadsheet and submitting final grades.

**Note: it's important to understand how to navigate and basic eLearn  tools before attending this workshop. if not, please make sure to register and attend a "Teaching with eLearn" workshop.

April 24, 2015
Teaching with eLearn - A24P
14-114

1:00 - 4:00 PM

This introduction to "eLearn", Sinclair's new learning management system, powered by D2L, will provide users with an overview of the key components required to successfully teach and manage a course. The workshop will highlight terminology, user interface, general navigation, basic tools, communication as well as demonstrate the management of modules and topics, calendar events, communication, dropboxes, discussions, quizzes, and grades.  Learn the skills you need to teach, manage, and assess your students with eLearn.

April 30, 2015
A30A - Conversion from Angel to D2L: Learn the Clean-Up Process and Tasks
14-108

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

This workshop will cover gradebook setup wizard, navigation, managing categories and grade items, enter grades, final grades calculation, instructor and student views, exporting grades to a spreadsheet and submitting final grades.

**Note: it's important to understand how to navigate and basic eLearn  tools before attending this workshop. if not, please make sure to register and attend a "Teaching with eLearn" workshop.

April 30, 2015
Teaching with eLearn - A30P
14-108

1:00 - 4:00 PM

This introduction to "eLearn", Sinclair's new learning management system, powered by D2L, will provide users with an overview of the key components required to successfully teach and manage a course. The workshop will highlight terminology, user interface, general navigation, basic tools, communication as well as demonstrate the management of modules and topics, calendar events, communication, dropboxes, discussions, quizzes, and grades.  Learn the skills you need to teach, manage, and assess your students with eLearn.

April 30, 2015
A30E - Teaching with eLearn
14-108

5:30 - 8:30 PM

This introduction to "eLearn", Sinclair's new learning management system, powered by D2L, will provide users with an overview of the key components required to successfully teach and manage a course. The workshop will highlight terminology, user interface, general navigation, basic tools, communication as well as demonstrate the management of modules and topics, calendar events, communication, dropboxes, discussions, quizzes, and grades.  Learn the skills you need to teach, manage, and assess your students with eLearn.

May 1, 2015
M1P - Conversion from Angel to D2L: Learn the Clean-Up Process and Tasks
14-114

1:00 - 4:00 PM

This workshop will cover gradebook setup wizard, navigation, managing categories and grade items, enter grades, final grades calculation, instructor and student views, exporting grades to a spreadsheet and submitting final grades. **Note: it's important to understand how to navigate and basic eLearn  tools before attending this workshop. if not, please make sure to register and attend a "Teaching with eLearn" workshop.

May 5, 2015
SCC 1101: Orientation to Teaching the First-Year Course
14-108

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Interested in learning more about SCC 1101, the First-Year Experience course? Want to teach this course? Then this presentation is for you! Please join us as we discuss the history of FY courses including the one at Sinclair, the data about these courses and their effectiveness at promoting student success, and specifics about SCC 1101 (i.e. course content, purpose and goals, etc...).

May 7, 2015
Nursing Department: Implementing a Concept-based Curriculum
14-130

8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Designed for nursing educators who are teaching in a Concept-based Curriculum (CBC), this workshop offers implementation strategies that support conceptual learning. Teaching-learning activities presented will help educators engage students in their conceptual learning experiences while in the classroom, laboratory and clinical settings.

OBJECTIVES:
Upon completion of the workshop, the participants will be able to:

  1. Evaluate the distribution of the concepts and related exemplars throughout a selected curriculum in the context of the NCLEX Blueprint and other professional standards.
  2. Evaluate teaching and learning strategies that meet course objectives and foster student conceptual practice in class, laboratory, and clinical experiences.
  3. Prepare practice partners to work with students enrolled in a CBC.
  4. Develop evaluation processes to determine students’ ability to practice
  5. conceptually.
  6. Develop evaluation processes to determine the effectiveness of a specific CBC.

CONTACT HOURS:
This activity is planned and implemented by Contemporary Forums and Elsevier. Contemporary Forums is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. Proposed agenda is from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm and offers nurses 5 contact hours.

AGENDA*:
8:30 am-9:30 am  The NCLEX Blue Print and Professional Standards; Concepts and Exemplars Across the Curriculum
9:30 am-10:30 am  Teaching-Learning Activities in the Classroom
10:45 am-11:30 am  Learning Activity
11:30 am-12:30 pm  Extending Conceptual Teaching-Learning Activities to Lab and Clinical
1:15 pm-2:15 pm  Student Evaluation
2:15 pm-2:45 pm  Learning Activity
2:45 pm-3:30 pm  Preparing the Clinical Agency
3:30 pm-4:00 pm  Questions, Wrap-up and Evaluation

*Note: Actual agenda may vary.

May 8, 2015
What? Another Book? Engaging Students by Using Literature in Non-Literature Courses
7L21

1:00 - 2:00 PM

Mirroring a national trend, the Art Department received a 2012 CTL Learning Challenge Exploratory Grant to pilot the use of a work of fiction in all introductory art appreciation classes. Due to the result of strong positives measured by faculty and student questionnaires, the book is now a permanent part of the ART 1110 curriculum. In this workshop, participants will come away with a detailed plan for incorporating literature into a non-literature course. It will benefit faculty in all disciplines.

August 15, 2015
Adjunct Faculty Certification Course - E30
14-130

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

The goal of the course is to give adjunct faculty tools and resources to better prepare them to teach classes at Sinclair Community College. We sincerely hope you find taking this course useful resulting in a feeling of preparedness when you enter the next classroom full of students.

Your Commitment
As with almost everything else in life, you will have the most success with this course if you are committed to work and to learning.  As a member of this Certification Course, here are the items to which you are agreeing:

  • Stay for the entire day.  Partial day attendance will disqualify the participant from certification;
  • Sign the attendance rosters at the various sessions.  If you do not sign your name on the roster sheet, you cannot be given credit for attendance;
  • Read the online material and take (and pass) the quizzes within 5 weeks of the Single Session class;
  • Make arrangements for a member of the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) Peer Review team to observe you facilitating a live class session.  This class session should not be an exam day; a session with mainly student reports; or a day when a guest is presenting.  Attendance at a follow-up meeting with the CTL Peer Review team member is required.
  • Make arrangements to visit the classroom of a full-time faculty member from your department, if possible. (If you are not able to visit the classroom of a departmental colleague, please call the Center for Teaching and Learning office for the names of other faculty members who would be willing to have you as a guest.)  Complete the Peer Review Instructional Observation form and submit the signed portion to the Center for Teaching and Learning office.
December 12, 2015
Adjunct Faculty Certification Course - E31
14-130

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

The goal of the course is to give adjunct faculty tools and resources to better prepare them to teach classes at Sinclair Community College. We sincerely hope you find taking this course useful resulting in a feeling of preparedness when you enter the next classroom full of students.

Your Commitment
As with almost everything else in life, you will have the most success with this course if you are committed to work and to learning.  As a member of this Certification Course, here are the items to which you are agreeing:

  • Stay for the entire day.  Partial day attendance will disqualify the participant from certification;
  • Sign the attendance rosters at the various sessions.  If you do not sign your name on the roster sheet, you cannot be given credit for attendance;
  • Read the online material and take (and pass) the quizzes within 5 weeks of the Single Session class;
  • Make arrangements for a member of the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) Peer Review team to observe you facilitating a live class session.  This class session should not be an exam day; a session with mainly student reports; or a day when a guest is presenting.  Attendance at a follow-up meeting with the CTL Peer Review team member is required.
  • Make arrangements to visit the classroom of a full-time faculty member from your department, if possible. (If you are not able to visit the classroom of a departmental colleague, please call the Center for Teaching and Learning office for the names of other faculty members who would be willing to have you as a guest.)  Complete the Peer Review Instructional Observation form and submit the signed portion to the Center for Teaching and Learning office.

8/1/14 - 5/1/15
Angel Training I - Basics ONLINE

NOTE: Sinclair network User ID and email address are required for participation in this training course.

This self-paced online course provides the opportunity to learn basic ANGEL LMS course management system functions and tools anytime, anyplace and at your own pace. The course design provides a variety of learning activities and assessments resulting in ANGEL LMS Basic Certification.

8/1/14 - 5/1/15
Angel Gradebook Training ONLINE

NOTE: Sinclair network User ID and email address are required for participation in this training course.

This self-paced online course provides an understanding of the gradebook interface and allows you to track and display grades for content items (quizzes, drop boxes, discussion forums, assessments, and surveys) and for assignments handed-in outside of the ANGEL LMS environment.

12/15/14 - 6/1/15
Angel Training III - Advanced ONLINE

NOTE: Sinclair network User ID and email address are required for participation in this training course.

This self-paced online course provides the opportunity to learn ANGEL LMS course management system functions and tools anytime, anyplace and at your own pace. The course design provides a variety of learning activities and assessments resulting in ANGEL LMS Advanced Certification.

1/2/15 - 5/8/15
Educating for Life Online Course