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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- Making Learning Easier- Reading, Writing, Learning Styles, Visuals, & Technology - Fall 2015 Flex05/2015Flex/PD - FallAugust 20, 2015. Presented by Jodi Angel, Loretta Richard, Natasha Palumbo, and Daniel Paulson. In this workshop, we will present strategies for making learning easier in the classroom. The topics will include getting students to do the reading, teaching students to think and write across disciplines, accommodating different learning styles, using visuals to teach, and using instructional technology wisely.
- Making Them Pay02/2015Articles and PublicationsCommunity college students should be able to afford to take two courses every spring, summer and fall semester, a new policy paper from New America argues, but a number of barriers -- especially surrounding financial aid -- “impede the flexibility” those students need to earn a degree.
- Managing Medical Emergencies on Campus (Flex Thursday)12/2014Flex/PD - SpringJanuary 15, 2015. This workshop is designed by Health Services to assist in the management of common medical issues experienced in the classroom and on campus. The presentation includes when to call, who to call, and what to do while you are waiting for medical assistance. Health issues to be covered include basic first aid, fainting, seizures, diabetic emergencies, and other common medical conditions. Come join us!
- Managing Personal Finances Workshop - Summer 201408/2014Flex/PD - SummerTuesday, July 8, 2014. Presented by Kim Handy.
- Managing Your Foundation Program Funds - Fall 2015 Flex05/2015Flex/PD - FallAugust 20, 2015. Presented by Mary Leland and Rachel Larsen. Need help with how to fully utilize SCC Foundation funds that currently exist? Join us in this engaging workshop and learn how to: understand criteria for utilizing funding, set up timely requests for fund balances, process requisitions for Fund 83 (Foundation), follow-up reporting, and how to raise additional money for your department/program fund by creating succinct cases for support and need.
- Managing Your Outlook Mailbox *CANCELED* (Tech Wednesday)12/2014Flex/PD - SpringTHIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN CANCELED. January 14, 2015. We will be covering topics including: managing your Microsoft Outlook mailbox, creating templates, backing up personal folders, and different views.
- Manhunt On for Ex-College Student in Campus Shooting06/2015Articles and PublicationsGOLDSBORO, N.C. — A 20-year-old former community college student fatally shot a campus print shop director who had recently fired him, just as his old boss arrived for work Monday morning, school officials and authorities said.
- Maria Regalado and Student Learning Outcomes Assessment Committee (SLOAC) Members03/2014Flex/PD - SpringFeb. 20, 2014. Maria Regalado and Student Learning Outcomes Assessment Committee (SLOAC) members will be present to discuss and assist with SLO course and program assessment reporting.
- Math Month Festivities04/2014Flex/PD - SpringApril is Math Month and SCC is celebrating! Wednesday, April 9 is a day of fun math-positive events on campus! We have commitments for A geometric hair- braiding demo, Sidewalk chalk spirographing, An interactive display of Fibonacci poetry, A human sundial activity, An activity on how to read Roman numerals, A math tattoo slideshow.
- Math Student Instructional Assistant (SIA) Meeting - Fall 2015 Flex05/2015Flex/PD - FallAugust 20, 2015. Presented by Angie Lambert. This meeting is designed for math department instructors and their Student Instructional Assistants (SIAs). Topics to be discussed will include best practices, data collecting and tracking, and a checklist of requirements for the semester. Time will be given for individual course planning.
- McGraw Education SmartBook & Connect Workshop03/2014Flex/PD - SpringMarch 20, 2014. SmartBook is the first and only adaptive reading experience available for the higher education market. SmartBook facilitates the reading process by identifying what content a student knows and doesn’t know.
- Medical Emergencies on Campus - Fall 2015 Flex05/2015Flex/PD - FallAugust 20, 2015. Presented by Jeff Christian and Wendy Gomez. This workshop is designed by Health Services to assist in the management of common medical issues experienced in the classroom and on campus. The presentation includes when to call, who to call, and what to do while you are waiting for medical assistance. Health issues to be covered include basic first aid, fainting, seizures, diabetic emergencies, and other common medical conditions. Come join us! It will be fun, interactive and informative.
- Meet Students Where They Are09/2015Articles and PublicationsValerie Powell, assistant professor of art at Sam Houston State University, decided to supplement her face-to-face courses to extend the classroom and provide opportunities for students who are not comfortable speaking up in the face-to-face environment. Rather than demanding that students interact using a specific tools, she offers options “to meet students where they are.”
- Mindset, by Carol Dweck, Book Review and Round Table03/2015Flex/PD - SpringTwo sessions: What are the consequences of thinking that your intelligence or personality is something you can develop and “grow”, as opposed to something that is a “fixed”, deep-seated trait? This book speaks about the comparisons between believing we have a “fixed mind versus a “growth” model. Come and share with your colleagues perceptions that we can draw from Carol Dweck’s book, “Mindset”.
- Money Talk06/2015Surveys and Survey ResultsAs colleges across the country attempt to navigate tough economic times and respond to calls to change their business models, conflicts abound. They are about not only the substance of various strategies, but about the ways administrators and faculty communicate during an era of sweeping change in how the business side of universities operate.
- More Than 100 Colleges Made Pledges at the First White House Summit. Here’s How 6 Fared.12/2014Articles and PublicationsAll of the institutions that attended the event had to promise to do something to expand college access for needy students. But it can be a challenge to get those projects...
- Motivating Adult Online Learners03/2015Articles and PublicationsAnd a lot of comments [said, in essence,] ‘I felt my instructor didn’t care’ or ‘I felt my instructor would just log in once every six weeks’ or ‘It would take an entire semester for the instructor to grade an assignment, and [he or she] didn’t really give me any feedback so I could develop my skills.’” Based on this qualitative approach, Litt and her colleagues developed a set of best practices that have improved student motivation, satisfaction, and success.
- Moving from Multitasking to Mindfulness03/2015Articles and Publications“The faculty of voluntarily bringing back a wandering attention, over and over again, is the very root of judgment, character, and will. No one is master of himself if he have it not. An education which should improve this faculty would be the education par excellence. But it is easier to define this ideal than to give practical directions for bringing it about.”
- Moving Pakistan Towards Sustainability: Challenges, Successes, and Visions04/2014Flex/PD - SpringTuesday, April 22, 2014 - Noon-1pm. PAC 124. Presented by Ms. Munazza Naqvi, Hubert H. Humphrey Fellow, 2013-14, Program Officer, Environment & Climate Change Unit, United Nations Development Program (UNDP), Pakistan. In her current position at UNDP, she develops new programs on sustainable transportation and energy efficiency.