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Feb. 2014 Workshops


Register Now! Effective Communication for Online Instruction

Want to improve your online instruction? This is the 2nd workshop in the Delivering Effective Online Instruction series, designed to help faculty enhance the delivery of their online courses using a proactive course management approach. Faculty who communicate often and appropriately with online students support student engagement and promote a more successful learning environment. This session will focus on a variety of online communication strategies to ensure students grasp intended messages. Participants will learn how and when to communicate with online students and will practice select strategies in an active web course. Participants will need an active course or a clone of a future course in which to implement new strategies.
This workshop is limited to 12 participants.
Date: 02/11/2014
Time: 12:30 p.m.–2 p.m.
Location: SIER 107
Instructor: Crystal Swank, Julie Armbrecht, Brandy Scarnati


Register Now! Financial Data Warehouse Room Change

Learn how to gather TMCC financial data in this hands-on workshop. The overview will include the following topics: accessing the system, organizational information, standard reports, and custom queries.
Date: 02/26/2014
Time: 11 a.m.–12 p.m.
Location: RDMT 204
Instructor: Katie Dwyer


Register Now! Frontline Staff: Creating a Culture of Service Excellence Webinar

Everything our students, colleagues, parents and other "customers" on campus see, hear, smell and touch impacts their overall experience. Even when frontline staff is nose-to-nose with students, faculty and staff who are not at their best, they are asked to create a warm, caring, customer service-focused place for all those that enter to have their questions answered and inquiries responded to.
Date: 02/28/2014
Time: 10 a.m.–11:30 a.m.
Location: RDMT 211
Instructor: Teri Yanovitch
Previously, as a keynote speaker and seminar leader with the Disney Institute, Teri shared exemplary practices of customer service with organizations worldwide. She has worked with higher education institutions such as Rollins, Flagler, Seminole State, Florida State College, State College of Manatee and others. In addition, she has been an adjunct with Rollins College (FL) and Cornell University (NY).


Register Now! Getting Started on Course Redesign Webinar

Getting Started on Course Redesign is a webinar for those of you who are thinking about beginning a course redesign project. This two-hour-long webinar will provide participants the opportunity to learn about how redesign efforts have begun at both four- and two-year institutions. NCAT Redesign Scholar Teresa Overton from Northern Virginia Community College will describe how their redesign of developmental math, impacting almost 10,000 students, got started and how they resolved problems that arose. The agenda includes plenty of time for discussion to help you think about how to get started.
Can be viewed from any computer, sign up at http://www.thencat.org/Webinars/2014Webinars.html
Date: 02/11/2014
Time: 10 a.m.–12 p.m.
Location: RDMT 211
Instructor: Teresa Overton and Carolyn Jarmonn


Register Now! Interacting with Students in the Classroom with Nearpod

Learn how Nearpod can allow you to interact with your students using their mobile devices like iPads, Android devices, and more. Using Nearpod and a mobile device or web browser, instructors can launch interactive presentations that will capture studentsí attention. Students can respond to polls, answer questions, and more during your Nearpod Presentations NPPs. BYOD Bring Your Own Device for this workshop.
Date: 02/25/2014
Time: 2 p.m.–3 p.m.
Location: RDMT 211
Instructor: Adine Stormoen


Register Now! Open Educational Resources in Higher Education: The Big Picture Webinar

You've heard about open textbooks and other open educational resources (OER). They sound interesting and promising in offering flexible, up-to-date, and very low-cost resources for students, but you're not quite sure you're ready to take the plunge. You wonder, are these resources the same quality as traditional textbooks? Will they be around next year when you want to use them again? In this National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development webinar participants learn about OER, how they're being used by other instructors around the country and around the world, and what you should know before adopting OER for use in your courses.
CAN BE VIEWED FROM ANY COMPUTER BY LOGGINING ONTO http://www.nisod.org/webinars/
Date: 02/13/2014
Time: 11 a.m.–12 p.m.
Location: RDMT 211
Instructor: Una Daly and James Grossklag


Register Now! Prezi

Ready to move beyond PowerPoint? Prezi is a zooming presentation editor that will help you create astonishing visuals, far beyond a simple slideshow according to the New York Times. Visit www.prezi.com to view a demonstration and if you would like to learn how to Prezi, attend this hands-on workshop.
Date: 02/26/2014
Time: 2 p.m.–3 p.m.
Location: RDMT 211
Instructor: Adine Stormoen


Register Now! Recruiting and Retaining Female Students in STEM-Related Programs Webinar

Do you want to see more women in your technology classes, but you don't know where to start? Are you ready to stop recruiting and start teaching? Are you short on time and low on budget, but still want to see results next semester? This National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development webinar will get you started with proven, research-based strategies you can implement right away. Learn proven recruitment and retention strategies so you can have more female students succeed in your STEM-related courses and have a richer educational environment.
CAN BE VIEWED FROM ANY COMPUTER BY LOGGINING ONTO http://www.nisod.org/webinars/
Date: 02/27/2014
Time: 11 a.m.–12 p.m.
Location: RDMT 211
Instructor: Donna Milgram


Register Now! Safe Zone Training

This workshop provides members of the campus community the opportunity to increase their cultural awareness and openness to issues facing those of the GLBT (gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender) community. It includes interactive exercises that explore individual views; has some lecture presentation to dispel myths surrounding GLBT individuals; and gives time for reflection and best practices in working to create a safe space in the classroom, in offices, and in the social areas on campus.
Date: 02/18/2014
Time: 1 p.m.–2:30 p.m.
Location: RDMT 211
Instructor: Dr. Melanie Purdy, Michele Meador


Register Now! Student Worker Supervisor Contract Training

Please join us for a refresher in doing your Student Employee contracts for the spring semester. If you are new to student employee contracts, haven't done them in a while or just have questions for us, join us on either date to have all of your Student Employee contract questions answered.
Date: 02/10/2014
Time: 10 a.m.–11 a.m.
Location: RDMT 211
Instructor: Valerie Lambert


Register Now! Student Worker Supervisor Contract Training

Please join us for a refresher in doing your Student Employee contracts for the spring semester. If you are new to student employee contracts, haven't done them in a while or just have questions for us, join us on either date to have all of your Student Employee contract questions answered.
Date: 02/11/2014
Time: 2:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
Location: RDMT 211
Instructor: Valerie Lambert


Register Now! TMCC Travel Training

Confused about the intricacies of college travel and the state rules which surround it? Learn about the recent changes to the travel policy including rules relating to the new per diem rates, and where to get additional information following the workshop.
Date: 02/19/2014
Time: 3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
Location: RDMT 211
Instructor: Saloma Helget


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Calendar of Events

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Monday, September 1
All TMCC Locations

SGA Introduction Pep Rally

Tuesday, September 2
Student Center, Dandini Campus