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Neurodiversity 101

Want to know more about teaching neurodiverse students? Drop in to this session to grab some use-right-now tips for: Communication variances Classroom management - online and on-the-ground Managing group work You can even ask questions! Drop in any time during the two hours, we will rotate through topics and answer questions as they come up. Hope ...more about Neurodiversity 101


Adjunct Rights and Responsibilities

Contract

Learn about your rights and your responsibilities as an adjunct instructor at Bellevue College. We will cover course assignments, office hours, promotion, annual/multi-annual contracts, class caps, course evaluations, performance reviews, participation in college governance, professional development, leave, unemployment insurance, child care benefits, and more.       Tuesday, October 14, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. ...more about Adjunct Rights and Responsibilities


Faculty & Staff Singers

BC Faculty and Staff Choir

In the midst of the stress and challenges experienced through this pandemic, here is an opportunity for you to breathe deeply and find some healing and peace through singing!  The BC Faculty and Staff Singers will meet every other Friday and make music together from the safety of your own home!  Aimee Hong, Faculty of ...more about Faculty & Staff Singers


Indoor Gardening – Canceled!

Variety of plants

Do you find our PNW winters long and dreary like me? End winter blues naturally with an indoor garden. Join me this fall quarter as we explore varied ways you can bring the outdoors inside and increase your mental and physical health. This seminar will cover affordable planting systems and the best plants for your ...more about Indoor Gardening – Canceled!


Applying for Sabbatical Leave

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Thinking about a sabbatical? We encourage you to come to one of these sessions to meet with members of the Sabbatical Review Committee. They will review the most up-to-date application process, requirements, and timeline, as well as provide examples of applications from faculty who have recently been awarded sabbatical. Applications will be due late January ...more about Applying for Sabbatical Leave



Civic Engagement for Climate Justice Faculty Learning Community

sustainability

The Civic Engagement for Climate Justice Faculty Learning Community (FLC) is fully online due to COVID-19. It involves three synchronous two-hour workshop-style sessions during Fall quarter during which participants hone their knowledge of climate justice issues and learn about ways to involve their students in civic engagement around this issue. With significant support, participants emerge ...more about Civic Engagement for Climate Justice Faculty Learning Community


How to be an Antiracist, Ibram X. Kendi

How to be an antiracist

“As a society, we need to start treating antiracism as action, not emotion—and Kendi is helping us do that.”—Ijeoma Oluo Join facilitators Caroline Leffall and Marie Brissette to read and discuss how Kendi defines racism, and explore the difference between being “not racist” and antiracist. Become aware of subtle racist ideas and learn how we ...more about How to be an Antiracist, Ibram X. Kendi


Instructor’s Presence: Strategies to increase instructor presence in online classes

Teaching online

Learn practical ways to be present in your online classes and interact regularly and successfully with your students. This new offering will focus on the challenges of online learning, strategies to support our most underrepresented students, ways to make it easier for students to succeed during these challenging times.       Thursday, October 22 ...more about Instructor’s Presence: Strategies to increase instructor presence in online classes


Why Black Lives Matter 101: Getting to Know our Black Students through a Holistic Lens – FULL

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This workshop draws on the work of contemporary Black writers such as Ta-Nehisi Coates and Austin Channing Brown in an effort to get a glimpse into the world of Black students and better understand the various approaches of support. It begins with the origins of Black academic excellence by a survey of the educational experiences ...more about Why Black Lives Matter 101: Getting to Know our Black Students through a Holistic Lens – FULL