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Check back later for more Autumn 2015 events.
Faculty Launch! is the full-time faculty orientation and a limited number of seats will be available for current full-time faculty to participate. All morning and early afternoon topics will be relevant to all faculty. Read more.
Student Success Summit
At the 2015 Success Summit -- "Showcasing Student Success"-- representatives of the dozens of college student success projects will tell the story of their work over the past year or describe new initiatives. There will also be a student panel. More information and registration information will be available at the start of Autumn semester.
Faculty Enrichment Series
This series serves as onboarding for new faculty and continuing professional development for veteran faculty. Autumn 2015 programs will be announced soon and will include a conversation with Distinguished Teachers, classroom assessment, dealing with difficult students, microaggressions and other cultural competence issues.
Look for announcements about in-house workshops based on the cooperative learning training facilitated by the SCALE Institute from Patrick Henry Community College (see below). Workshops may include: base groups, using informal cooperative learning, and fostering critical thinking.
SCALE Workshops on Cooperative Learning
View bite-sized recordings from the SCALE workshop that took place in June 2014. Each focuses on a principle of effective design of cooperative learning.
Faculty Idea Exchange (FIX)
The second annual Faculty Idea Exchange was held on June 19th, 2015. Archived recordings are posted on the FIX page.
View recording of James Lang's talk about the link between the conditions of learning and assessment and propensity for students to cheat.