Overdose Recognition, Prevention and Reversal Training
The TMCC Counseling Department, in cooperation with the Foundation for Recovery present this educational session on issues related to overdose and using the NARCAN nasal spray. Lisa Lee, MA, CPRSS, program director for the Foundation for Recovery, a local non-profit, will speak. Lisa is also a Public Health doctoral student at UNR. She will be providing NARCAN kits for attendees.
Open Educational Resources (OER): Q & A Drop-In Session
Are you curious about open educational resources (OER)? Are you reluctant to use OER in your courses due to questions about proper application, copyright concerns, or locating the materials that you need? Drop-in and enjoy a Q & A session with representatives from the Learning Commons and WebCollege. We are happy to answer all of your OER questions, and offer the tools necessary to begin comfortably applying OER in your courses! Please contact Danielle or Neil with any questions about this professional development opportunity. Drop-ins welcome and Neil and Danielle can schedule a one-on-one as well.
Five Breakout Moves to Build a Community of Powerful Learners
Active-learning environments run the risk of devolving into chaos or replicating larger systems of inequity that exist outside the classroom. This webinar includes research-based strategies for developing a community of powerful learners in an active-learning classroom. Topics include co-developing norms around group learning, fostering a positive academic classroom mindset, deciding if a task is “group-worthy," and learning students’ names.
TO REGISTER: Webinar can be viewed from any computer and will be archived. Sign up on the NISOD website. TMCC is a member college.
Improving Your Online Course: A Quality Matters (QM) Workshop
The Improving Your Online Course (IYOC) workshop is designed to offer faculty information on how to apply the QM Rubric to an online course when performing a self-review. During this workshop, participants will: 1) Recognize the foundational concepts of QM; 2) Apply the essential Specific Review Standards of the QM Rubric to your own online course; 3) Describe the alignment of at least one module/unit in your online course; and 4) Prioritize improvements to your online course. Class begins November 22. Space is limited to 15. Register by November 19.
Please reach out to the WebCollege with any questions about this professional development opportunity.
Campus Sustainability Conversations - Let's Talk Trash: Zero Waste Lifestyle
Did you know that our community sends about 4,000 tons of trash to the landfill every day during the winter and 5,000 tons during the summer? Join Truckee Meadows Beautiful as we learn how to help reduce waste in our environment.