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 M

    • Making Learning Easier- Reading, Writing, Learning Styles, Visuals, & Technology - Fall 2015 Flex
      05/2015
      Flex/PD - Fall
      August 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 the Most of ‘Reporting Out’ after Group Work
      02/2016
      Flex/PD - Spring
      Have you seen the following scenario take place? Students are engaged in some form of group work in class; think/pair/share, working through an assignment, or simply brainstorming ideas in small groups. The students may start out slowly, but soon they are actively engaged, everyone is sharing their ideas and the class is filled with energy.
    • Managing Medical Emergencies on Campus (Flex Thursday)
      12/2014
      Flex/PD - Spring
      January 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 2014
      08/2014
      Flex/PD - Summer
      Tuesday, July 8, 2014. Presented by Kim Handy.
    • Managing Your Foundation Program Funds - Fall 2015 Flex
      05/2015
      Flex/PD - Fall
      August 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)
      12/2014
      Flex/PD - Spring
      THIS 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 Shooting
      06/2015
      Articles and Publications
      GOLDSBORO, 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) Members
      03/2014
      Flex/PD - Spring
      Feb. 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 Festivities
      04/2014
      Flex/PD - Spring
      April 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 Flex
      05/2015
      Flex/PD - Fall
      August 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.
    • Math Student Instructional Assistant (SIA) Meeting - Spring 2016 Flex
      01/2016
      Flex/PD - Spring
      Presented by Debra Van Sickle, Angie Lambert, and Tsz Yan Ngai. 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 Workshop
      03/2014
      Flex/PD - Spring
      March 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 Flex
      05/2015
      Flex/PD - Fall
      August 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.
    • Medical Emergencies on Campus - Spring 2016 Flex
      01/2016
      Flex/PD - Spring
      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 Are
      09/2015
      Articles and Publications
      Valerie 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 Table
      03/2015
      Flex/PD - Spring
      Two 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”.
    • MIT Dean Takes Leave to Start New University Without Lectures or Classrooms
      02/2016
      Flex/PD - Spring
      Christine Ortiz, a dean of graduate education, envisions a new kind of college, built from scratch for today’s needs and with today’s technology.
    • Money Talk
      06/2015
      Surveys and Survey Results
      As 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 Complaints Than Findings
      01/2016
      Articles and Publications
      Education Department has received more than 1,000 filings on racial harassment in higher ed in last seven years. But only a fraction result in any findings.
    • Moving Pakistan Towards Sustainability: Challenges, Successes, and Visions
      04/2014
      Flex/PD - Spring
      Tuesday, 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.