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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- Get Funded09/2014Articles and PublicationsWe kick off Grant-Writing Week with a post on the F31 grant from the NIH.
- Get Your Slice of the Pie: With Declines in Funding, Colleges Compete With Other Worthy Causes for Public Funds03/2014Articles and PublicationsFollow link to read more.
- Giving and Receiving Instructional Advice02/2015Articles and PublicationsThe problem is that really bad advice can be delivered articulately and with great conviction. So when a colleague offers advice or you read an article that tells you what you should do about some instructional issue, here are some criteria you can use to consider the merits of what’s being offered.
- Good Night, Sleep Tight (Flex Thursday)02/2015Flex/PD - SpringJanuary 15, 2015. According to a recent Gallup poll, 40% of Americans report getting less than 7 hours of sleep per night. No big deal, right? Wrong! Research reveals that the consequence of sleep loss can range from impairing our daily functioning to adversely affecting health (and even influencing our longevity). Join us to learn many facts related to the importance of sleep and why we should get more of it. Learn some simple tips that can help improve your sleep habits.
- Google Apps - Fall 2014 Flex - CANCELED05/2014Flex/PD - FallAugust 20, 2014. Presented by Daniel Gilbert-Valencia. Discover a better way of learning. Free Web-based email, calendar & documents for collaborative study anytime, anywhere. THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN CANCELED.
- Google Apps for Education10/2014Flex/PD - OnlinePLEASE COMPLETE (LINKED) ONLINE WORKSHOP EVALUATION FORM. December 3, 2014. Daniel Gilbert-Valencia. Don’t be the last person carrying a USB thumb drive! In this workshop you will see how Google Drive & Docs can be used to save you time, increase efficiency, and back up your data. You will also learn a few tricks for student engagement and collaboration. Please register. Space is limited to 10 participants.
- Google Apps for Education - Spring 201502/2015Flex/PD - SpringFind out what you can and can’t do with Google Apps for education. Free to bring your own device or use a computer in the classroom.
- Google Apps: Learning about the use of SCC’s Drive, Calendar and Sites03/2014Flex/PD - SpringMarch 28, 2014. Come and learning about SCC’s Google Apps. Orientation to accessing it for student use, while providing use of google’s version of a word suite, the use of docs, the value of building digital portfolios, and much more will be provided.
- Great Teachers Seminar05/2014Flex/PD - FallAugust 3-8, 2014. Presented by Faculty Association of California Community Colleges.
- Grief in the Workplace *CANCELED* (Flex Thursday)12/2014Flex/PD - SpringTHIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN CANCELED. January 15, 2015. We will crack open the seldom discussed but powerful emotion of grief. Loss is guaranteed to show up in our lives by virtue of being human. Let’s talk about it!
- Grit and Gratitude Join Reading, Writing and Arithmetic on Report Cards; Students Scored on Attitudes Along with Academics02/2015Articles and PublicationsA bit of a back story to this article's consideration and importance in higher education. Given the institution's attention to the Student Success Score card, the article could offer some insight and shed light to how our college classrooms could adapt, accommodate, and possibly assimilate to teaching and learning in a way that overall achievement in teaching and learning could be accomplished.
- Group Work Challenge: Assessing Team Members09/2014Articles and PublicationsThe problem with these systems is that the feedback they provide lacks specificity. Students don’t know what they are doing that accounts for the score they’ve received, and this makes improvement less likely.
- Group Work: What Do Students Want from Their Teammates?02/2015Articles and PublicationsProviding students with useful information about how to function effectively when they work in groups stands a good chance of improving what the group produces. It also helps students develop important skills they can use in group activities in college and beyond. Providing the information doesn’t guarantee that students will make use of it, but it’s a better option than not providing it.
- Guiding Students to Think Critically Using Case Studies03/2014Articles and PublicationsOne of the best practices in teaching and learning is the use of a three-part case study, or a scenario-based story, to help students deepen their understanding of a concept.