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Supporting Survivors in the Classroom


This two-session workshop will explore how you can respond to and support student survivors of sexual and domestic violence in your classroom. We will look at trauma-informed strategies for working with students and for creating a safer learning space. We’ll also discuss faculty’s responsibility for reporting incidents and how to communicate that role to students, ...more about Supporting Survivors in the Classroom

Creating Animated Videos

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

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 ...more about Preparing for the Interview

Writing Your Diversity Statement

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Do you have a Diversity Statement? Could you articulate it in writing? What about in an in-person interview? A Diversity Statement is now a requirement for any employment in higher education and being able to clearly articulate your commitment to diversity and equity is also important for promotional purposes. This workshop will focus on helping ...more about Writing Your Diversity Statement

Updating Your Faculty CV

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Is it time to update your CV? Are you confident you know the difference between a resume or CV? How do other college instructors structure their CV? Join current and former BC Center for Career Connections staff and your colleagues in this 1-session workshop designed to support your newest CV updates, whether you’re applying for ...more about Updating Your Faculty CV

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

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      Come to one session or come to each in A109B  MyBC-SharePoint—The Basics: Wednesday, February 5, 1:30-3 p.m. Introduction to My BC-SharePoint Permissions overview Understand when and why to use a SharePoint site MyBC-SharePoint—Libraries: Wednesday, February 12, 1:30-3 p.m. Prerequisite: Familiar with MyBC SharePoint Create Views in Document Libraries! Attendees will be provided ...more about My BC-SharePoint, OneDrive, Groups, and OneNote for Faculty!

Teaching Squares – Preparing for Your Classroom Observation

Hima Rami, BaTS faculty, facilitating Teaching Squares

Registration deadline is January 8. Meetings will start the week of January 13. Three in-person meetings will be determined by a Doodle poll. Please note: This Teaching Square is designed for on-ground courses.    Will you have your performance review in winter or spring quarters? All adjunct faculty are required to complete a performance review ...more about Teaching Squares – Preparing for Your Classroom Observation

High 5


A Faculty Commons original, High 5 is a movement toward closing the student success gaps! Develop your teaching toolkit and share ideas with colleagues about how to implement 5 high-impact strategies proven to increase student retention rates because you and your students are connecting in meaningful ways. These practices are based on research literature from ...more about High 5

Grants 101

Grants - money

As Bellevue College negotiates difficult budget times, finding funding for new initiatives can be tough. However, BC was awarded over $4 million last year in grant funding for programs and services across the college like the Worker Retraining program, the Center for Career Connections, and High School Programs. But where did that funding come from, and how can programs pursue ...more about Grants 101