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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Back to School by Mike Rose (1/30/14)02/2014Flex/PD - SpringOur 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)03/2014Flex/PD - FallOur 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.
Basic Skills Transformation Grant Summit05/2016Flex/PD - SpringPresented by Holly Piscopo. The California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office recently announced an exciting grant opportunity to transform how colleges address the basic skills. This summit will introduce the evidence-based high-impact practices in the basic skills and invite participants to provide feedback on interventions that SCC should propose in our grant application. Anyone interested in transforming the basic skills to provide better access, equity, and success opportunities for students is welcome.
Basic Skills Update - Fall 2016 Flex05/2016Flex/PD - FallPresented by Holly Piscopo and Tara Loschiavo.This flex activity will provide an update to the college campus on the Basic Skills Initiative and the new Basic Skills Transformation Grant.
Beats, Rhymes and Classroom Life: Programming, Cultural Capital, and Student Engagement (Flex Thursday)12/2014Flex/PD - SpringJanuary 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.
Best Practice in Assessing Student Behavior and How You Can Help - Fall 2016 Flex05/2016Flex/PD - FallPresented by Andre Coleman. Even more than previous generations, today’s college students enter our institutions with far greater pre-existing conditions and needs which require greater interventions and support services on the part of the institution. As a result of campus shootings, other emerging campus violence and the increasing frequency and intensity of mental illness-related issues on campus, colleges and universities have responded by implementing a variety of campus safety initiatives, including the creation of internal behavioral intervention teams.
Between the Lines of Our Pedagogy03/2016Articles and PublicationsOur teaching persona is expressed in how we go about shaping the learning environment. A purposeful integration of our teaching persona helps link students with content in subtle ways. This matters because we’re after an expression of teaching persona that plays a constructive role in creating a learning environment where learners thrive and teachers flourish.
Beyond the Content: Creating Communities of Practice to Foster Adult Learning (Flex Thursday)12/2014Flex/PD - SpringJanuary 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 life at the intersection of birth and death07/2018Articles and Publications"It is the artist's job to unearth stories that people try to bury with shovels of complacency and time," says poet and freedom fighter Mwende "FreeQuency" Katwiwa. Performing her poem "The Joys of Motherhood," Katwiwa explores the experience of Black mothers in America and discusses the impact of the Movement for Black Lives -- because, she says, it's impossible to separate the two.
Black Minds Matter - Week 1, part 2- Policing and Schooling Black Boys and Men10/2017Flex/PD - Online
Black Minds Matter Replay - Week 1 - Foundations of Black Male Success10/2017Flex/PD - OnlineThe publicly streamed lecture is included, featuring our guests Ryan J. Smith (Executive Director, Education Trust-West), S. Lee Merritt (prominent Civil Rights Attorney), and Patrisse Cullors (Co-Founded, Black Lives Matter). Also included is the private lecture that took place after the public stream ended. This lecture focuses on policing and schooling for Black boys and men. In this lecture, we draw comparisons between issues facing Black Lives and demonstrate how those issues manifest for Black Minds.
Blogging Basics01/2016Flex/PD - SpringBlogs are a great way to get timely information to your audience. This workshop will share great advice for organizing your content, writing headlines, formatting your posts, working in WordPress, and much more. The second half of this workshop will be a lab with one-on-one help.
Book Fair - Spring 201605/2016Flex/PD - SpringOn Friday, March 18 8:30-12:30 we will open the room to vendors and text book representatives to offer demonstrations, support, and influence regarding the curriculum offerings as well as how to demonstrate further enhancements of student success based on the use of technology including Open Education Resources.
Book Share Round Table - "Back To School"03/2014Flex/PD - SpringApril 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 201503/2015Flex/PD - SpringCome 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.
Bridging the Digital Divide: FACCC's Inaugural Technology Conference05/2016Flex/PD - SpringJoin FACCC and your faculty colleagues for a variety of engaging discussions and presentations on the latest technology for the classroom.
Broadening Pedagogical Knowledge by Learning from Other Disciplines01/2016Articles and PublicationsThe bulk of scholarship on teaching and learning continues to be embedded in our disciplines. It ends up there because that’s where it counts (if it does) and because there’s a long-standing and still fairly widely held belief that the teaching needed for a particular kind of content is unique. Unless you know the content, you can’t know how to teach it.
Brown Bag with Brian10/2014Flex/PD - FallNov. 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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
BSI Update03/2014Flex/PD - SpringMarch 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 a Culture of Inquiry02/2018Articles and PublicationsUsing a Cycle of Exploring Research and Data to Improve Student Success
Building Collaborative Online Environments05/2016Flex/PD - SpringStudent collaboration is an often-discussed but underutilized learning tool. The online learning environment poses unique challenges in this regard. This workshop will explore the principles of online collaborative and team-based learning, and provide strategies for implementing collaborative approaches to your online, hybrid, or flipped courses.
Building Community, Engendering Equity - Fall 2016 Flex05/2016Flex/PD - FallPresented by Sheryl Fairchild, Gayle Pitman, Rosamaria TanghettiThis flex activity is for faculty from across the disciplines who teach courses that delve into the study of women and gender. With a new course designator – WGS – approved by the curriculum committee and now in the course catalog, the Women and Gender Studies program has gained greater visibility. This flex workshop aims to identify faculty who teach and/or are interested in establishing working relationships with colleagues across multiple disciplines in order to build a community that supports women and gender studies. We will explore ways to establish and maintain cross-disciplinary connections to support Sacramento City College students who choose this area of study.
Building community: Teaching at the Davis Center01/2016Flex/PD - SpringPresented by Don Palm and Michael Severson. As faculty and staff at the Davis Center, how can we work together formally and informally to help build the Center as a learning community? We have new programs, funded through the basic skills, SSSP and equity programs, to support student success–how can we integrate those programs into our courses? This session will provide us with a setting to discuss shared challenges and possible answers.
Building Online Communities with Social Media02/2015Flex/PD - SpringThis class will provide you with a robust toolkit of tips, learning activities, and creative uses of emerging technologies to integrate into your courses.
Building the Ship while Sailing: Faculty Learning Communities and Technology07/2018Articles and PublicationsDana Schutz has a visually cacophonous, 13-foot-long painting titled Building the Boat While Sailing. In reviewing the work for the New Yorker, Andrea Scott referred to it as, “an allegory for the process of making a painting.” We think this painting might also serve as an allegory for teaching, which is very much its own creative process. Even in courses with clearly stated objectives and fastidious alignment, the learning environment changes shape frequently as a given term unfolds.