Faculty Development

Climate Justice in Action

Mountain Landscape

Session dates and times will be determined based on participants’ schedules This asynchronous learning community will provide significant support to faculty who want to develop and implement a climate justice-focused student project, within a local community, in their course.   Student projects should be implemented in courses during the 2019 – 2020 academic year and ...more about Climate Justice in Action

Parable of the Sower


Holding onto our humanity in the face of what may be coming as a result of the climate crisis will be a never-ending challenge, but also a determining factor in whether this crisis turns us toward one another or pits us against each other. The Parable of the Sower, set in California in the 2020s, ...more about Parable of the Sower

Creating Animated Videos – NEW

Animated video

Want to engage students in the online environment right from the start? This workshop helps faculty make their own animated videos to use in Canvas courses! Participants will be using Powtoon to create, edit, publish and share a video – either a self-introduction, welcome, or tutorial video. This interactive and hands-on workshop will help you ...more about Creating Animated Videos – NEW

Online Teaching Squares

Online Teaching and Learning

This workshop is for instructors who have taught online courses and completed CANVAS 101 training or its equivalent. Online Teaching Squares allows experienced faculty with intermediate to advanced levels of Canvas skills to gain new perspectives and insights into their online courses. To start, we will review basic online teaching best practices. Based on those ...more about Online Teaching Squares

Preparing for the Interview

Job Interview

This 2-session workshop focuses on preparing for a college faculty interview. You’ve made the first cut, and maybe even the second! Now you are called in for the interview. An interview for a full-time faculty position may include a variety of components: a campus tour, a meet and greet of potential colleagues, a timed question/answer ...more about Preparing for the Interview

My BC-SharePoint, OneDrive, Groups, and OneNote for Faculty!

SharePoint Logo

Back by popular demand!   Come to one session or come to each in A109B MyBC-SharePoint—The Basics: Wednesday, October 16, 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. Introduction to My BC-SharePoint Permissions overview Understand when and why to use a SharePoint site MyBC-SharePoint—Libraries: Thursday, October 17, 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. Prerequisite: Familiar with MyBC SharePoint Create Views in ...more about My BC-SharePoint, OneDrive, Groups, and OneNote for Faculty!

Building Expertise: Sharing Reading Strategies to Boost Student Confidence and Success

Timothy Chang, Facilitator

Students enter the classroom with varying degrees of confidence in themselves as readers. When we share with students the many reading strategies we use in our own areas of content expertise, their reading comprehension and confidence increase. This leads to greater student success in understanding class texts and completing reading assignments. In this online workshop, ...more about Building Expertise: Sharing Reading Strategies to Boost Student Confidence and Success

Facilitating Student-Led Conferences – NEW

Student-led learning conference

Study and practice techniques for facilitating student-led conferences in any discipline! One complaint about student conferences is that they very often become meetings without reasons or agendas--wastes of instructor and student time. With highly structured student-led conferences, students present and critique their own strengths and weaknesses and potentials plans of action for building on and ...more about Facilitating Student-Led Conferences – NEW