Teaching Academy Begins Jan. 26 :: RSVP by Jan. 20

This teaching workshop will offer hands-on sessions every other week to help faculty plan and design their courses for improved student persistence and increased student success. Discussions will focus on: Creating a Community of Learners (January 26) Strategies for Increased Student Engagement (February 9) Grading and Evaluation (February 23) Assessment for Improving Student Learning (March…  read more

Readings for the Holiday Break

Happy Holidays from Organizational Learning.  Below is a gift of professional readings compiled by 3 e-mail list-serves used by Organizational Learning.  There are useful and insightful articles for your reading and reflection; a few article titles are listed under each link to whet your appetite.  Enjoy your time off and best wishes for a joyous…  read more

January Celebration of Learning :: Jan. 11, 2017

January Celebration of Learning will be offered Wed., Jan. 11, 2017, with a full day of learning to strengthen teaching and student learning at ICC. See the full schedule of events. Highlights of the day’s events include: All College Update with Dr. Sheila Quirk-Bailey in the Performing Arts Center (PAC) from 8:30 to 9:30 am Institutional…  read more

**UPDATED**RSVP for December Blackboard Boot Camp Series

Our December series of Blackboard Boot Camp, offered by the Teaching & Learning Center, is quickly approaching. An intense, fast-paced workshop series with hands-on activities covering many of the basic Blackboard tools, Blackboard Boot Camp is recommended for faculty planning to teach online or hybrid courses or looking to more fully supplement their face-to-face courses. This series is…  read more

Endowed Teaching Chair Applications Accepted Now Through March 1, 2017

Attention Full-Time Tenure Track Faculty:  Do you have a great idea for improving student learning or an instructional project you would like to complete to increase student success? The Endowed Teaching Chair Award is a great honor that also helps to fund the additional time to complete an instructional project. Consider submitting an Endowed Teaching…  read more

Small Teaching Book Discussions on Chapters 7-9

The final book discussions on Chapters 7 – 9 of Small Teaching by James Lang will be held the week after Thanksgiving Break…giving you time to read! Dan Kelly and Andrew Bonvicini from the Student Persistence and Completion Committee look forward to hearing your experiences and perspectives. Bring your questions and comments, as well as…  read more

Final Week! Please Complete International Faculty and Staff Survey

The International Education Office is requesting help from faculty and staff in preparation for International Education Week and Study Abroad Awareness. By completing the following survey (https://goo.gl/forms/c5AHWFtociq9l9F42), you will be helping with programming for events on campus and also will have the opportunity to host a study abroad presentation in your classroom. The survey takes…  read more

Student Learning Articles Worth Your Read

Suggested article from Faculty Focus:  “The Questions We Should Be Asking Our Students”  http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/teaching-professor-blog/questions-we-should-be-asking-students/ Suggested article from Faculty Focus:  “Why I Teach?”  http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/teaching-professor-blog/why-we-teach/ (Note, you are able to receive the Faculty Focus articles free online.) Suggested article from The Chronicle of Higher Education:  “How to Produce Students Who Can Change the World”  http://www.chronicle.com/article/How-to-Produce-Students-Who/237797 Article from…  read more

Faculty/Staff Survey: International Experience and Study Abroad Presentations

The International Education Office is requesting help from faculty and staff in preparation for International Education Week and Study Abroad Awareness. By completing the following survey, you will be helping with programming for events on campus and also will have the opportunity to host a study abroad presentation in your classroom. The survey takes about…  read more

RSVP to TLC for Google Apps & Tools Sessions

Interested in learning more about Google Apps & Tools, such as Drive, Docs/Sheets/Slides, Hangouts, and YouTube? Join the Teaching & Learning Center staff throughout October for a weekly demonstration of various Google Apps & Tools.  Participants may attend either Tuesdays at 3 pm or Wednesdays at noon.  All sessions will be held in TC213 and…  read more