Here's an update on our Professional Development opportunities coming up in March. We have a few spots left in our upcoming Managing Discussions workshop, as well as an opportunity to learn about dealing with student conflict from our Director of Student Services, John Schmahl. I hope you all are having a great start to your Spring semester!
CCCOnline WebinarsRegistration for webinars closes the day prior to the session. You can register for these webinars on the Training and Professional Development Database, find registration details and instructions on the Registration Process page, and find out more information about these and other opportunities on CCCOnline's Professional Development web page.
Dealing With Student Conflict
Friday, March 7th, 1:00 - 2:00 PM MT
This session will explore issues that come up in class when dealing with student conflict. We’ll look at what types of behavior can be disruptive, and we’ll explore different techniques to diffuse situations and keep learning on track. We’ll also look at the student discipline process and how you can assist in the process. Facilitated by: John Schmahl - Director of Student Services, CCCOnline.
CCCOnline WorkshopsRegistration for workshops closes 10 days prior to the workshop start date. You can register for these webinars on the Training and Professional Development Database, find registration details and instructions on the Registration Process page, and find out more information about these and other opportunities on CCCOnline's Professional Development web page.
March 17 - March 30
The discussions component of your online course is your virtual classroom. In this two-week, online workshop, explore different ways to organize discussions, make discussions more engaging, to maximize your own and your students participation, evaluate discussions, and more.
Innovative Educators WebinarsThe Colorado Community College System is a subscriber to Innovative Educators, an organization that supports academic and professional growth in higher education. With our subscription to this organization comes the opportunity for any staff or faculty in the Colorado Community College System to attend their live webinar sessions for free by entering the code "ColoradoCC". Innovative Educators has a wide variety of opportunities available on their website, which you can explore here: Innovative Educators Webinar Calendar. You can choose to attend any of their webinars, but here are a few sessions in particular that you all might find valuable:
Dealing With Difficult Students In Online Classes: How To Address & Diffuse Problems Quickly & Efficiently
Wednesday, March 5 ~ 3:00-4:30 EST
FERPA Regulations For The Online Environment: A Toolkit For Faculty & Staff
Thursday, March 6 ~ 1:00-2:30 EST
Personalizing Online Learning: Tools & Strategies To Increase Engagement & Success
Wednesday, March 19 ~ 1:00-2:30 EDT
Multiple Choice Tests & Bloom’s Taxonomy: How To Assess Different Levels Of Learning
Wednesday, March 19 ~ 3:00-4:30 EDT