Past Events and Programs

Every quarter, the Faculty Commons publishes a program with all our events and additional information in a *.PDF format.  Past events published on our website are listed below.

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Every quarter, the Faculty Commons publishes a program with all our events and additional information in a *.PDF format.  Past events published on our website are listed below.

2013

Fall 2013

2014

Fall 2014
Summer 2014
Spring 2014
Winter 2014

2015

Fall 2015
Summer 2015
Spring 2015
Winter 2015

2016

Fall 2016
Summer 2016
Spring 2016
Winter 2016

2017

Winter 2017
Spring 2017
Summer 2017
Fall 2017

2018

Winter 2018
Spring 2018
Summer 2018
Fall 2018

2019

Winter 2019
Spring 2019
Summer 2019
Fall 2019

2020

Winter 2020
Spring 2020
Summer 2020
Fall 2020

2021

Winter 2021
Spring 2021
Summer 2021
Fall 2021

2022

Winter 2022
Spring 2022
Summer 2022
Fall 2022

2023

Winter 2023

Spring 2023

Summer 2023

Fall 2023

2024

Winter 2024

Spring 2024


Past Events

Office 365: OneDrive, Groups, SharePoint, and OneNote for Faculty

Office 365: OneDrive, Groups, SharePoint, and OneNote for Faculty

Office 365 is our cloud-based collection of applications to do our work as faculty at BC.  Knowing how to use some of the applications can make our job here more efficient and effective. Get a top-level overview of Office 365 and what it has to offer, but then get a short, hands-on practice of how faculty ...

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Online Teaching Best Practices

Online Teaching Best Practices

Discover how to be a more effective online educator. This pedagogy workshop focuses on investigating current best 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 assessments, diversity and equity in online learning, and the future of online ...

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Online Teaching Squares- Canceled

Online Teaching Squares- Canceled

This workshop is for instructors who have recently taught an online course. Online Teaching Squares allows faculty to gain new perspectives and insights through observing the online courses of colleagues in their square. To start, we will review basic online teaching best practices. Based on those shared practices, each participant then finds positive attributes in ...

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Our Climate Future: To Fear or Not to Fear?

Our Climate Future: To Fear or Not to Fear?

Facilitated by Wendy Pickering (English Language Institute) and Jim Ellinger (Biology), this book club is designed to allow faculty to read about, reflect on, and discuss how we should teach climate justice and climate change in our classrooms: Is fear of a dystopian future the right emotion to play on to get people to sit ...

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Outlook: Email and Calendar for Faculty

Outlook: Email and Calendar for Faculty

Do you wonder if you could use Outlook email and calendar more efficiently and be more productive? We’ll walk through some core features and functionality in the Outlook Application: Composing Email, Using Folders (New Folders, Clutter, Junk), Setting Out of Office Reply, Adding Your Signature, Using the Calendar, Making Meetings, and more! Location: A109B | ...

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Parable of the Sower

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, ...

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Preparing for an Inclusive Hybrid Course

Preparing for an Inclusive Hybrid Course

As we’re anticipating a re-opening of the campus in the coming year, we need to start considering how to bring what we’ve learned about effective teaching in a virtual class to our face-to-face courses. Promoting inclusivity and diversity in the classroom is the instructor’s privilege and responsibility. How can we do this in a hybrid ...

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Preparing for the First Day of Class by Establishing a Positive Classroom Climate

Preparing for the First Day of Class by Establishing a Positive Classroom Climate

One of our most popular series, Preparing for the First Day of Class is a workshop meant for new faculty and seasoned faculty. Would you like your students to pick up your enthusiasm, be more likely to commit their work, and stay engaged in your class? With the focus on establishing a positive classroom climate, we will discuss strategies to ...

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Preparing for the First Week of Class

Preparing for the First Week of Class

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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Preparing for the First Week of Class with a UDL Approach

Preparing for the First Week of Class with a UDL Approach

Preparing for the First Week of Class is a workshop meant for new faculty and seasoned faculty. You might have learned about the concepts behind teaching with a universal design for learning (UDL). You may have even incorporated some of the elements into your day-to-day instruction. Now, in this workshop, with a review of UDL, ...

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Last Updated June 10, 2024