Professional Development Activities & Resources Database

The Staff Resource Center offers professional development through a variety of resources.  This database provides a compilation of these resources in multiple types.

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    • 10 Key Shifts in Higher Education

      03/2016
      Articles and Publications
      In a year of turmoil ? marked by campus protests, free-speech controversies, scandals involving academic research, questions about the value of a degree, and more ? higher education continues to be on the defensive. Public scrutiny and the social-media environment mean college leaders must be prepared to respond to critics on and off campus, at any time. To help you stay ahead of the curve, we identify 10 national trends, along with case studies, expert commentary, and resources that will enable you to lead effectively in 2016.
    • 10 Tips for Creating Effective Instructional Videos

      04/2017
      Articles and Publications
      Create effective instructional videos for distance education, flipped classrooms, and other instructional formats.
    • 100th Anniversary Planning Kickoff

      11/2014
      Flex/PD - Fall
      November 19, 2015. The event will include a short presentation on some institutional ideas already being worked on, and we will show how you can help make the year-long celebration a rousing success.
    • 10th Annual Celebration of Excellence & Achievement for Students of African Descent

      04/2015
      Flex/PD - Spring
      This Celebration of Excellence & Achievement ceremony recognizes students who are receiving degrees, certificates, and/or transferring to a 4-year university.
    • 2014 Student Success Act Brochure

      04/2014
      Articles and Publications
      This comprehensive plan, known as the Student Success Initiative, focuses on our core missions of workforce preparation, remediation, transfer to four-year colleges and universities, and degree and certificate completion.
    • 2015 Education and Employment Forum

      01/2016
      Flex/PD - Fall
      Please join us in celebrating Employment of People with Disabilities month. At 79% people with disabilities have the highest rate of unemployment or underemployment.
    • 3CMeNow – Video Conferencing - Fall 2014 Flex - CANCELED

      05/2014
      Flex/PD - Fall
      August 20, 2014. Presented by Jory Hadsell. From your smartphone or mobile tablet, you can attend a meeting and view video and slide presentations. Learn more about this new, free tool for all faculty and staff. THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN CANCELED.
    • 5 Meditative Chair Exercises Guaranteed to Promote Work Productivity

      08/2016
      Articles and Publications
      Taking regular breaks through out your day to stretch or move around not only moves the blood around your body, it also provides your brain with a chance to recharge, so you can return to work more focused and productive.
    • 7th Annual SCC Health Fair

      04/2014
      Face-to-Face Event (Non-Flex/PD)
      April 24, 2014. All Day. SCC Quad. 7th Annual SCC health fair. Many exhibits including the human sexuality service learning class will be in the quad by city cafe.
    • 8 Ways to Read ‘Leading Change’ as a Higher Ed Book

      05/2016
      Articles and Publications
      Seeing academic transformation through a learning / edtech lens.
    • 8th Annual SCC EarthWeek

      04/2014
      Flex/PD - Spring
      Please join us at the 8th Annual SCC EarthWeek from 10:00-3:00 on Tuesday, April 22 and Wednesday, April 23 in the Quad. There will be more than thirty booths presenting information and demonstrations from non-profit, government, private-sector, and SCC campus representatives.
    • ‘‘#Literate Lives Matter’’: Black Reading, Writing, Speaking, and Listening in the 21st Century

      08/2016
      Articles and Publications
      Literacy for African Americans has never been merely about skill development and text comprehension. Its primary purposes and foci have been liberation, empowerment, and self-determination.
    • “Everybody with Me?” and Other Not-so-useful Questions

      07/2018
      Articles and Publications
      “Any questions?” “Is everybody with me?” “Does this make sense?” I have asked my students these vague types of questions many times and the most common response was…silence. But how should I interpret the silence? Perhaps the students understand everything completely and therefore have no questions. Maybe they have questions but are afraid to ask them out of fear of looking stupid. Or it could mean that they are so lost they don’t even know what to ask! Only our boldest students would say; “Um, you lost me 10 minutes ago, can you repeat the whole thing again?”