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


Past Events

Completing Your Adjunct Performance Review/Evaluations 

Completing Your Adjunct Performance Review/Evaluations 

Performance reviews occur in the 2nd and 5th quarters of employment. Performance Evaluations occur in the 8th quarter of employment and then every 3 years. This workshop will answer any contractual questions you have and offer support for completing reviews and evaluations.   Thursday, April 11th, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m., via Zoom Questions? Contact Taylor Dalrymple, Adjunct ...

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Contract Conversations – Class Caps, Per Head and Over-Enrolled Classes

Contract Conversations - Class Caps, Per Head and Over-Enrolled Classes

Come talk to your union representatives about the faculty contract. This quarter’s conversation will begin with information on what your rights are when a class is under or over-enrolled and what you need to know to make a good decision. Bring questions and ideas on this and other topics!       May 13, 12:30 ...

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Creating an Infographic Syllabus

Creating an Infographic Syllabus

Are you interested in bringing a new format to your syllabus? Would you like to add more visuals and shorten your syllabus to make it easier to read? Join us for this innovative workshop introducing the Infographic Syllabus approach. Recent research has shown that students are more likely to read and interact with the syllabus ...

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Creating Animated Videos – Spring 2022

Creating Animated Videos - Spring 2022

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 ...

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Creating Rubrics while Following UDL Standards (New) – Winter 2022

Creating Rubrics while Following UDL Standards (New) - Winter 2022

When you design an assignment following UDL standards and encourage multiple means of engagement and representation, how do you create an ideal rubric that is meaningful to you and your students? Would you like to explore how to create a single rubric where you can assess the learning outcomes and not be impacted by the ...

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Creativity – Summer 2022

Creativity - Summer 2022

What is Creativity?  How can we harness this superpower? Creativity isn’t just for the artists and musicians!  What would our classrooms look like if each student believed they were creative? What tools do you need to feel empowered to design creative, provocative, interesting, and engaging course pedagogy? A recent study conducted by IBM interviewed over ...

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Cultural Responsiveness: A Reflective Process of Assessing Your Course

Cultural Responsiveness: A Reflective Process of Assessing Your Course

How do your course materials fit within a culturally responsive instruction framework? Join this 3-session workshop to guide you through a self-assessment of specific aspects of your course. Through the assessment and reflection process, you will come away with strategies for a more culturally responsive classroom. This series will be particularly effective for faculty who ...

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Cultural Responsiveness: A Reflective Process of Assessing Your Course, Part II

Cultural Responsiveness: A Reflective Process of Assessing Your Course, Part II

This fall, Ron Holland and Humaira Jackson are excited to offer Part II of our Culturally Responsive (CR) Instruction Self-Assessment series. In Part II, we will review how the CR framework is proven effective through brain research, engage in a rubric focusing on elements of a CR curriculum, and break into teaching triads to learn ...

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Culturally Responsive Teaching & The Brain – Full

Culturally Responsive Teaching & The Brain - Full

Culturally responsive and sustaining teaching practices work to close the opportunity gaps present in our educational system. These teaching frameworks bring together brain-based research with practices that strengthen the assets of our racially, culturally, linguistically, and neurodivergent students. Zaretta Hammond’s book leads us through how culturally responsive practices impact cognitive functions, and when done well, ...

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Deep Integration of Critical Thinking into Your Discipline (New) – Winter 2023

Deep Integration of Critical Thinking into Your Discipline (New) - Winter 2023

This workshop is designed for instructors from any discipline, so that means you! If you have been engaged in how to infuse critical thinking more purposefully into your courses and/or how to assess critical thinking outcomes, this is especially for you. The goal: to lead you through aligning critical thinking assignments with appropriate assessments. The ...

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Last Updated November 28, 2023