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Teaching Talks for Adjunct Faculty

Teaching Conversations

Curious to know what other instructors are doing in their on-ground or online classes? Would you like to get some fresh ideas and experiment with them in your class? Join us for this Teaching Talks this winter to discover new ideas with colleagues. There will be two great presentations, designed particularly for adjunct faculty to ...more about Teaching Talks for Adjunct Faculty



Benefits 200

Advocacy

Join Gretchen Bird and Sue Nightingale in this informational session about benefits! You may already know about your healthcare benefit options, but do you know about DCAP? FSA? LTD? Tuition waivers? Bookstore discounts? Deferred Compensation? The Summer Childcare Subsidy? Curious about the different types of leave, “averaging” and/or the upcoming paid family medical leave? There ...more about Benefits 200


Keeping our Passion Glowing

Stress

Join Psychology Faculty, Deepti Karkhanis, and BC Counselor, Yu-ting Su to re-ignite our passions! Recent research shows that the majority of teachers find work stressful, and a good portion of them experience burnout (Herman et al. 2017; American Federation of Teachers, 2017). The insidious nature of burnout makes it difficult for us to recognize it ...more about Keeping our Passion Glowing


A Perfect Moral Storm

Picture of the book perfect moral storm

  The climate crisis presents a perfect moral storm: It is a serious ethical challenge that requires us to face difficult questions, both as individuals and as members of a societal system that provides little ethical guidance on the matter. The crisis is global in scale, affects future generations and people not yet born, and ...more about A Perfect Moral Storm



Preparing for an Inclusive Class – NEW!

Adjunct Mentoring Program

Promoting inclusivity and diversity in the classroom is the instructor’s privilege and responsibility. Join Myriam Feldman and Archana Alwar to explore how increasing inclusivity cultivates a sense of belonging for our students and learn effective ways to create a safe and inclusive space.   This workshop will include examples, group discussions, scenarios, role-playing and opportunities ...more about Preparing for an Inclusive Class – NEW!



Quality Online Pedagogy

Online Teaching

This winter, discover how to be a more effective online educator! This pedagogy workshop focuses on investigating current evidence-based practices in teaching online/hybrid courses. Discussions and exercises center on topics such as effective course navigation, universal design, accessible content, copyright and fair use, effective discussions and transparent assessments, diversity and equity in online learning, and ...more about Quality Online Pedagogy


Asian American Studies 101

Students learning

All Faculty and Staff are Welcome to Participate! Do you know that Asian America consists of 24 distinctive groups with different languages, cultural practices, religious beliefs, political affiliations and migration histories? Do you know that Asians were the first undocumented immigrants in this country? Do you know that Asian Americans are the least likely group ...more about Asian American Studies 101