Professional Development Activities & Resources Database

The Staff Resource Center offers professional development through a variety of resources.  For your convenience, this database provides a compilation of these resources in multiple types.

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  • Items starting with B

    • Back to School by Mike Rose (1/30/14)
      02/2014
      Flex/PD - Spring
      Our round table discussion will focus on Rose’s interpretations and our role in community college in promoting student success
    • Back to School by Mike Rose (12/12/13)
      03/2014
      Flex/PD - Fall
      Our last discussion will focus on the recent publication by Mike Rose, “Back To School, Why Everyone Deserves a Second Chance at Education”, An Argument for Democratizing Knowledge in America.
    • Beats, Rhymes and Classroom Life: Programming, Cultural Capital, and Student Engagement (Flex Thursday)
      12/2014
      Flex/PD - Spring
      January 15, 2015. This workshop will highlight a Hip-Hop/Education event that has occurred annually @ SCC since Fall 2013, called Rock the School Bells, which used Hip-Hop as conduit to connect students to the ideas of being successful in a higher education setting. Also, as a result of attending a Hip-Hop Think Tank at Columbia University, the facilitators will explore Hip-Hop educational practices that educators/teaching artists around the globe have been implementing to engage students.
    • Benefits of Free
      10/2014
      Articles and Publications
      Momentum and criticism build for tuition-free community college plans, but even some skeptics say scholarships in Tennessee and Chicago could bring in more low-income students.
    • Beyond the Content: Creating Communities of Practice to Foster Adult Learning (Flex Thursday)
      12/2014
      Flex/PD - Spring
      January 15, 2015. As faculty we design courses for content learning, by building communities of practice we enhance the learning environment and foster critical thinking. This 2-hour workshop will offer an overview of two theoretical models that support content learning through personal and community development.
    • Black and Not Feeling Welcome
      12/2014
      Articles and Publications
      Back-to-back essays by two Vassar professors, one of them a former dean, renew a debate about treatment of minority faculty members.
    • Black Man in the Lab
      11/2014
      Articles and Publications
      Why do so few black men earn STEM degrees? The reasons, and the remedies, go beyond numbers. - See more at: http://m.chronicle.com/article/Black-Man-in-the-Lab/149565/?cid=gs&utm_source=gs&utm_medium=en#sthash.11g5KmXi.dpuf
    • Book Share Round Table - "Back To School"
      03/2014
      Flex/PD - Spring
      April 3, 2014: 12-1pm. LRC 308 “Back To School, Why Everyone Deserves a Second Chance at Education”, An Argument for Democratizing Knowledge in America, By Mike Rose
    • Breast Cancer Awareness Walk - Spring 2015
      03/2015
      Flex/PD - Spring
      Come walk with us! The SCC Cultural Awareness Center invites everyone to join President Kathryn Jeffery and LRCCD Trustee Pamela Haynes for a Breast Cancer Awareness Walk, a Woman's History Month event.
    • Brown Bag with Brian
      10/2014
      Flex/PD - Fall
      Nov. 3, 2014. 12:00pm-1:00pm. All faculty, staff and students are invited to join Chancellor Brian King for an informal conversation. Please don’t miss this opportunity to engage with our chancellor. You are welcome to bring your own lunch. Lemonade, iced tea and cookies will be provided. If you would like to email any questions or comments prior to the event, please send them to: chancellor@losrios.edu.
    • BSI Update
      03/2014
      Flex/PD - Spring
      March 6, 2014. Attending this workshop will update you on the progress of the Basic Skills Initiative here at Sacramento City College, as well as what's happening in our state.
    • Building Online Communities with Social Media
      02/2015
      Flex/PD - Spring
      This class will provide you with a robust toolkit of tips, learning activities, and creative uses of emerging technologies to integrate into your courses.