Sinclair Training

These sessions are open to all Sinclair faculty and staff.

We hope you find these trainings helpful in your work at Sinclair.


May 11, 2021
Catch Up Convos : Sinclair LINC: Listen, Intersect, Network, Connect
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3:00 - 4:00 PM

Feeling lonely? Miss seeing your work acquaintances? Join us for a networking hour. One hour to connect with 3 – 5 other Sinclair employees. Maybe it will be someone you know well but haven’t talked with lately; maybe someone you used to wave to in the hallway but didn’t know that well; or maybe someone you’ve never met. Be part of the mix and catch up with colleagues

May 17, 2021
Beyond YouTube: Discovering Videos to Use in Your Courses
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2:00 - 3:30 PM

Connecting students with quality video clips or whole movies that are relevant to your course content is easier when you know where to start looking. Join us to learn about locating stable, credible video sources your students can access whether face-to-face, hybrid or virtual. There is something for every topic when you explore Films on Demand, Swank, or JOVE (visual experiments). Let your walk down the red carpet to video success begin!

May 18, 2021
Y18A - Beyond YouTube: Discovering Videos to Use in Your Courses
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10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Connecting students with quality video clips or whole movies that are relevant to your course content is easier when you know where to start looking. Join us to learn about locating stable, credible video sources your students can access whether face-to-face, hybrid or virtual. There is something for every topic when you explore Films on Demand, Swank, or JOVE (visual experiments). Let your walk down the red carpet to video success begin!

May 20, 2021
Y20P - Sinclair 101: Tartan TOPS
Please register to receive an email with the Zoom room link the day before the session.

12:00 - 1:00 PM

Tartan TOPS is a new program at Sinclair offered to students with Intellectual Disability.  The program culminates in an industry recognized academic credential and offers unique supports to assist the students in the program be successful while at Sinclair and beyond.   Join Lorrie Spivey and Tristan Chaput to learn about Tartan TOPS.

May 24, 2021
Y24A - Sinclair Book Read: Caste, The Origins Of Our Discontents
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11:30 AM - 1:00 PM on May 24 and June 7

You are invited to participate in a Sinclair Community College "Book Read" and two-part discussion sessions of Isabel Wilkerson's best-selling book Caste,The Origins of Our Discontents which examines the unspoken caste system that has shaped America and shows how our lives today are still defined by a hierarchy of human divisions.

Caste was NAMED THE #1 NONFICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR BY TIME, ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY People

All participants will receive a copy of the book, but registration is limited to 50 people per session, so don't delay signing up for this wonderful Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion opportunity.

  • Pre-work for May 24 is pages 1-257
  • Pre-work for June 7 is pages 258-377

Please email michele.marcum@sinclair.edu and provide her your mailing address for your copy of the book and to receive an outlook invite for both dates with the zoom details

Additional resources on this Library Guide: https://libguides.sinclair.edu/diversityinclusion/caste

May 24, 2021
Y24P - Sinclair Book Read: Caste, The Origins Of Our Discontents
Please register to receive the Zoom link

book cover of Caste, The Origins of Our Discontents

3:30 - 5:00 PM on May 24 and June 7

You are invited to participate in a Sinclair Community College "Book Read" and discussion sessions of Isabel Wilkerson's best-selling book Caste,The Origins of Our Discontents which examines the unspoken caste system that has shaped America and shows how our lives today are still defined by a hierarchy of human divisions.

Caste was NAMED THE #1 NONFICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR BY TIME, ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY People

All participants will receive a copy of the book, but registration is limited to 50 people per session, so don't delay signing up for this wonderful Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion opportunity

  • Pre-work for May 24 is pages 1-257
  • Pre-work for June 7 is pages 258-377

Please email michele.marcum@sinclair.edu and provide her your mailing address for your copy of the book and to receive an outlook invite for both dates with the zoom details

Additional resources on this Library Guide https://libguides.sinclair.edu/diversityinclusion/caste

June 11, 2021
SinclairLearns: EQ in Action
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9:00 - 11:30 AM

IQ may get you hired, but it's your EQ that could get you promoted!
Emotional intelligence, or EQ, is the ability to identify, understand and manage our own emotions and to recognize, understand and influence the emotions of others. Using the Goleman Model of Emotional Intelligence, participants will explore the four domains of self-awareness, self-management, social awareness and relationship management. Participants will complete the Quick EQ Self-Assessment and prepare an action plan for developing the skills that strengthen emotional intelligence.

Learning Objectives:
• Describe the key concepts from the Goleman Model of Emotional Intelligence.
• Discover your personal values and describe how they shape your approach to interacting with others.
• Identify your highest and lowest EQ domains and discuss areas of strength and opportunities for growth.
• Commit to action steps you will take to growth your EQ skills

June 17, 2021
Sinclair 101: Geographers as Problem Finder and Solvers
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12:00 - 1:00 PM

All areas of life can be seen through a geography lens – who lives closest to hazardous waste? Where are the lowest cancer risks? What differences in opportunities and challenges can you see when you compare census tracts, zip codes, cities, state borders or whole countries? Geographers work on all sorts of topics -- identifying who is most/least vulnerable, understanding our weather and climate, and critically thinking about how the global impacts local environment. Geographers work as Problem Finders and Solvers. Join Jacquie Housel for look at the work being done by Sinclair faculty and students across the disciplines with the tools and lens of geography.

June 21, 2021
The Windy Chicken Farm: Market Garden and Animal Rescue

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

What happens when an Environmental Ethics Professor and Master Gardener start a family business to help support the local community?  The Windy Chicken Farm! Learn about the ins and outs of market organic gardening, planting, harvesting, repurposing, sustainability, DIY farm projects and more. Hear the stories of the farm rescues (goats, pot-bellied pigs, and chickens) who came from previous situations of neglect and abuse to now living a happy, safe life. Visit the Windy Chicken website at http://windychicken.com/.

August 13, 2021
SinclairLearns: Accountability in Action
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9:00 - 11:30 AM

Google the word accountability and you'll find lots of advice and anecdotes, books and blogs about holding others accountable. But how do we hold ourselves accountable? Join us as we explore what it means to be above-the-line or below-the-line when it comes to personal accountability. Participants will also work toward personal actions for developing an "I own it" mindset.

August 26, 2021
G26P - A Matter of Respect: Preferred Pronouns and Why They Matter
https://sinclair.zoom.us/j/89594830258?pwd=K1FkWTFidUJoZExiS2tBOHQyK0JpUT09

2:00 - 3:00 PM

ZOOM ROOM:  https://sinclair.zoom.us/j/89594830258?pwd=K1FkWTFidUJoZExiS2tBOHQyK0JpUT09
MEETING ID:   895 9483 0258

PASSCODE:     631233

In this session, Larry Lindstrom and Professor Nadine Cichy will present the latest information on preferred pronouns as part of a larger conversation around LGBTQ+ Awareness. They will focus on the difference between sexual orientation and gender identity, as well as how using appropriate pronouns reflects Sinclair’s strategic priorities of equity, alignment, and growth. Opportunity for discussion will follow the presentation.

 

September 17, 2021
S17A - A Matter of Respect: Preferred Pronouns and Why They Matter
https://sinclair.zoom.us/j/82252701886?pwd=cXRMNDN6eWRWbS9CcUJqWGNuRW4vQT09

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

ZOOM ROOM:  https://sinclair.zoom.us/j/82252701886?pwd=cXRMNDN6eWRWbS9CcUJqWGNuRW4vQT09
MEETING ID:   822 5270 1886
PASSCODE:     176992

In this session, Larry Lindstrom and Professor Nadine Cichy will present the latest information on preferred pronouns as part of a larger conversation around LGBTQ+ Awareness. They will focus on the difference between sexual orientation and gender identity, as well as how using appropriate pronouns reflects Sinclair’s strategic priorities of equity, alignment, and growth. Opportunity for discussion will follow the presentation.

 

September 24, 2021
You Call It Professionalism, I Call It Oppression In A Three Piece Suit
https://sinclair.zoom.us/j/83250418173?pwd=eTFNZ1F4K0dTY29adUxTU0ZnT25Fdz09

12:00 - 1:00 PM

ZOOM ROOM:  https://sinclair.zoom.us/j/83250418173?pwd=eTFNZ1F4K0dTY29adUxTU0ZnT25Fdz09
MEETING ID:   832 5041 8173
PASSCODE:     837448

PRE-REQUISITES:   Participants to read the article from everyday feminism by Carmen Rios before the discussion at:  https://everydayfeminism.com/2015/02/professionalism-and-oppression/

Have you ever found yourself wondering, “is this ok to wear to work?”  What constitutes professional attire can vary across cultures, workplaces, and departments. Concepts such as dress codes and professionalism can raise questions about self-worth, respect, and self-expression. Join Kathleen & Lajmar as we explore together how clothing can enforce hierarchies in the workplace based in class, race, and gender.

October 15, 2021
SinclairLearns: Strong Teams Start with Trust
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9:00 - 11:30 AM

Trust is the foundation for building healthy, high performing teams. Like a pebble thrown into a pond, trust has a ripple effect on everyone throughout the organization. Team members take their cues about how we treat each other by observing both our actions and our words. And through our leadership influence, we create the conditions for building a trusting, respectful workplace.

This learning session is designed to help participants understand the critical importance of trust in building and sustaining workplace relationships to promote teamwork, collaboration and achievement of goals.

November 12, 2021
Equity Summit 2021

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December 10, 2021
SinclairLearns: Getting a Leg Up in Leadership
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9:00 - 11:30 AM

Avoiding the naysayers. Overcoming barriers. Standing up for what you believe in. We "triple-dog-dare" you to join us for this delightful take on the leadership lessons found in the classic holiday movie A Christmas Story!