Workshops

Professional Development Workshops

Register for one of our workshops to get trained in the latest topics and technologies.

Workshops

Preventing Death by Lecture

This is the workshop of fast-paced, shorter is better, high-energy teach it quick and make it stick teaching. Learn a dozen ways to teach information to others so that they learn it, not just listen to it. You’ll leave with a copy of a resource book of tips and activities. Bring your devices as technology tools will also be used in the workshop! Refreshments served.

Date
Time
4–6 p.m.
Location
RDMT 256
Instructor

Workshop: Safe Zone Training I

Canceled

This workshop is to increase 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. Participants receive a SafeZone Ally placard if they choose to sign the Ally Agreement to display at their desk.

Date
Time
9–11 a.m.
Location
LIB 106

Workshop: Safe Zone Training II

Canceled

This is a followup training for anyone who has completed the basic Safe Zone training. Safe Zone II is an interactive workshop designed to provide practical information and activities associated with meaningfully interacting with LGBTQ related topics. The workshop requires former participation in Safe Zone I.

Date
Time
12–2 p.m.
Location
LIB 106

Delivering Effective Online Courses

This series of 4-week module online course is 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. These sessions will focus on a variety of online strategies to ensure students are successful. Participants will learn about various online best practices 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. Deadline to register is October 11. Limited to 25 participants. Course begins on October 14. Participants who complete all four modules receive a $150 stipend. For more information, contact Brandy Scarnati, bscarnati@tmcc.edu

Date
Time
n/a
Location
Online

Campus Sustainability Conversations - Let's Talk Trash: Rot

Residents of Washoe County dispose of a large amount of organic waste including yard or green waste and food waste. We’ll talk about how organic materials can easily be composted and turned into nutrient rich soil for your garden or indoor house plants.

Date
Time
12–1 p.m.
Location
RDMT 256
Instructor
Kim Rios

Workday Special Topic - Requisitions

Join us in this workshop to review the process in Workday to create a Requisition for Goods and Services and Guest Speakers. Bring your questions.

Date
Time
1–1:30 p.m.
Location
LIB 210
Instructor
Donna Kamen, Gary Skibinski

NISOD Virtual Conference

Join your colleagues throughout the day, Wednesday, October 23 for the National Institute for Staff and Organization Development (NISOD) Virtual Conference. Six 50 minute sessions from instructors around the country will be streamed to TMCC. Register if you plan to join us for any of these sessions.

8–8:50 a.m. Get Them Involved! The Key to Keeping Your Students Focused
9–9:50 a.m. Covert Quizzes: Quizzing in Generation Z
11–11:50 a.m. Helping Students Fail Forward
12–12:50 p.m. New Technologies That Help Improve Outcomes in Distance Courses
1–1:50 p.m. Looking for Apps to Engage Your Students? Join Us as We Share 50 Tools
2–2:50 p.m. Smartphones, Brain Science, and Gamification: Engaging and Retaining Underprepared Learners through an OER Design

Refreshments served throughout the day.

Date
Time
8 a.m.–2:50 p.m.
Location
LIB 106
Instructor
various

How to Make Getting Published a Piece of Cake

This webinar explores and explains several free tools that aid authors in getting published across modern mediums, including how to start a blog, record podcasts, create website content, and produce original videos.

TO REGISTER: Webinar can be viewed from any computer and will be archived. Sign up on the NISOD website. TMCC is a member college.

Date
Time
11 a.m.–12 p.m.
Location
Webinar
Instructor
Angela V. Payne, Professor, Collin College