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Building an Equitable Classroom Community with CATs – One Day Workshop!

Building an Equitable Classroom Community with CATs - One Day Workshop!

Are you looking for innovative ways to ensure all your students are learning what you hope they are learning in your class? Would you like some tips for enhancing the energy and building community in your classroom? CATs may be just the thing for you! Classroom Assessment Techniques (CATs) are simple, non-graded, sometimes anonymous, in-class activities ...

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Climate Justice Summer Institute

Climate Justice Summer Institute

The Climate Justice Summer Institute is an intensive three-day, workshop-style institute designed to help faculty participants hone their knowledge of climate justice issues and, with significant support, emerge from the Institute with one lesson created and ready-to-go for an existing course that addresses the looming threats of climate disruption and mitigation. Participants are not required ...

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Grants 101

Grants 101

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 ...

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Intrinsic Hope: Living Courageously in Troubled Times

Intrinsic Hope: Living Courageously in Troubled Times

2019-2020 Climate Justice Book Club Series Facilitated by Kelli Callahan (Criminal Justice), this book club is designed to allow faculty to read about, reflect on, and discuss how we can live a positive and courageous life in the face of climate disruption and growing social inequity: How can we educate with hope in this age of ...

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Preparing for the First Week of Class – The Nuts and Bolts of an Equitable Start to the Quarter

Preparing for the First Week of Class - The Nuts and Bolts of an Equitable Start to the Quarter

How do we create equity in our classroom from the first week of class?  The Nuts and Bolts of an “Equitable First Week of Class” is a workshop for both new and seasoned faculty to learn and review effective practices for designing an equitable classroom. Whether you teach an introductory course or an advanced course, ...

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Project-based Learning Summit

Project-based Learning Summit

Do you currently have your students do projects? Are you interested in integrating real-world problems into your curriculum? Do you want to use an inquiry-based method of learning that is intellectually stimulating and engaging to students?  If so, please come join us in a Project-based Learning Summit. The Project-based Learning Summit is designed to help ...

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Quality Online Pedagogy

Quality Online Pedagogy

This summer, 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 ...

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Self-Mentoring Workshop (NEW)

Self-Mentoring Workshop (NEW)

Join faculty and staff colleagues to learn practical steps to becoming proactive in your career development! Discover new ways to grow more self-aware, and even mentor yourself, to improve your job satisfaction!  What is self-mentoring? Come and find out. Facilitated by Archana Alwar, Adjunct Mentoring Lead, and Paula McPherson, BC Academic Advisor, this 2-hour workshop for faculty and staff ...

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Teaching in the Diverse Classroom – One Day Workshop!

Teaching in the Diverse Classroom - One Day Workshop!

What does diversity mean in the community college classroom context? Join Eric Davis, Interim Dean of Social Science, in this one-day interactive event exploring the role diversity plays on our campus, particularly as instructors. Topics we plan to address throughout the day include:     The Language of Diversity—Feeling comfortable deploying terminology Cultural self-awareness—Understanding one’s self as a product of ...

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Last Updated April 5, 2019