THE DARAJA LEARNING COMMUNITY

An accelerated program for students of color at Chabot College  Pedagogy and Practice With Tom DeWit and Kwame Thomas May 8, Thursday, 2014 Time 1:00- 2:00 pm    The Daraja Program is a learning community designed to promote transfer and to increase academic and personal success. This program, based at the Chabot College Hayward, California … Continue reading

Focused Inquiry in Math

What are the attributes, strategies, key supports and instructional experiences that help students succeed at different stages of their math sequence?    Math Faculty are collaborating to analyze this question. Read more here. Powerpoint on the Inquiry Process by Rose Asera.  Unpacking Professional Development by Rose Asera.  

Honors Conversation with Colleagues!

Paul Roscelli (Economics), Lezlee Ware (Political Science) and Jessica Kaven (Communication Studies) Hear the report on the National Collegiate Honors Conference from three colleagues, sharing what they learned, and their ideas and experiences about how a small college like ours can build a robust honors program. These three faculty, from three different disciplines, will lead … Continue reading

WebAccess Training for Spring Semester 2014

Location for all sessions is CIETL (9-154). Please RSVP to Jane Rice at 650-306-3101 or ricej@smccd.edu . Check this site for additions and changes to the workshop schedule:  http://www.canadacollege.edu/distanceeducation/trainingresources.php Monday, March 24, 2014 - 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm   – Introduction to WebAccess for New Users This workshop assumes no prior experience with WebAccess (Moodle). It covers: logging in, setting … Continue reading

Conversations with Colleagues

As the new semester begins, CIETL is preparing its roster of  Conversations with Colleagues.  What would you like to talk/hear about?  Do you have a speaker you would like us to bring to campus?   Or, is there a topic you would like us to find a speaker for? Here is what we have on the … Continue reading

GE Pathways

Please read this correspondence from Debra David about the remarkable work being done by the AAC&U and Compass programs in the state concerning GE Pathways.  The collaborative model created by CSUN and Pierce Community College generated a great deal of excitement at last year’s Compass Conference hosted by Canada College.  We were greatly impressed with the potential this … Continue reading

ePortfolios to Assess ILOs

A second session introducing faculty to the Canada template for student e-portfolios will be held on Wednesday, Feb 19th from 5:45-6:30 in the CIETL center, 9-154. Who should come?   Any faculty or staff member who is interested or curious about how students will create their e-portfolios, how faculty and staff can promote the use … Continue reading

ePortfolios-Feb 7, 2014

Reminder of this Friday’s portfolio workshop at 11:00 am in CIETL 9-154.  Note that this time slot directly precedes Division meetings, so come to campus a bit early and get all your questions answered. Try for yourself the NEW and IMPROVED template!  Set up a Program template for your Majors students to use.  Learn about … Continue reading

Adjunct Faculty Portfolios

  Learn everything you need to know about building your portfolios Location: CIETL Center 9-154 **2 different times for your convenience** Tuesday February 11th, 2014 12:00-12:30 pm Wednesday February 12th, 2014 5:00-5:30 pm “The adjunct faculty shall supply a faculty portfolio, which includes current course syllabi, sample class materials, sample examinations, sample quizzes, if used, … Continue reading