Posted in September 2012

Reading Apprenticeship Training

October 12, 2012 Diablo Valley College Professor Hoffman (Math) and Professor Gross (ESL) participated in Reading Apprenticeship training last year and recommend it highly: “Reading Apprenticeship has been a very useful and enriching experience. It has changed the way I view student learning and its relationship to reading. This is solid, research-based, student-centered pedagogy.” This one-day … Continue reading

Super Search Workshops

 Super Search The Library is piloting Super Search, a tool which enables searching for books, ebooks, and a variety of databases from one search box.   To learn more attend one of the Library Super Search Workshops listed below: Wednesday, September 19, 2:00-3:00 Thursday, September 20, 2:00-3:00 Wednesday, September 26, 2:00-3:00 Thursday, September 27, 2:00-3:00 All … Continue reading

Promising Practices: Language Minority Students

          Thursday, Nov 1 2:00-3:30 pm CIETL Center: 9-154 Bunch, Endris, Panayotova, Romero, & Llosa (2011). Mapping the Terrain: Language Testing and Placement for US-Educated Language Minority Students in California’s Community Colleges. Report prepared for the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. Llosa, L., & Bunch, G. (2011). What’s in a Test? … Continue reading

VICTORIA ZACKHEIM: Exit Laughing

Thursday, October 11 From 11:00-12:00 Main Theater, Cañada College Please bring your classes and ask students to attend. Ask your students to come prepared by reading sample essays on  Google books Novelist and anthologist Victoria Zackheim presents Exit Laughing: How Humor Takes the Sting Out of Death .This is more than a collection of twenty-four … Continue reading

Tom Mohr: Leadership in a Complex Environment

Podcast of presentation (ITunes) (You will have to download ITunes on your computer to access the podcast) PAST EVENT The Center for Innovation and Excellence in Teaching and Learning and The Center for Student Life and Leadership Present Tom Mohr  “Thoughts About Leadership in a Complex Environment” Monday, February 6 2011 2:30 – 4:00 p.m. (time for questions … Continue reading

Photoshop Basics Workshop

What: This is a hands-on workshop designed for those who have a need to use images to enhance or augment the content of their WebAccess courses, flyers, forms etc. The workshop is open to faculty, staff and administrators. The first half of the workshop we will work with preselected stock images, and during the second … Continue reading

E-Portfolios

Click here for the complete handout on General Education learning outcomes and E-Porfolios by Professor David Hubert Tip #1: This handout is your guide to what SLCC considers to be a strong ePortfolio. We want you to graduate with more than a diploma and a GPA. We want you to possess an ePortfolio that is rich with your work … Continue reading

PLOs and Signature Assignments workshop

  The ESL Department will be using Cañada’s Institutional Learning Outcomes to analyze and fine-tune our Program Learning Outcomes. From this discussion, we will focus on signature assignments that can be used to measure those PLOs. All are welcome! Don’t be shy! Come and listen to our discussion Use it as a launching pad for … Continue reading

Data Analytics and Web Dashboards in the Classroom

WEBCAST — Data Analytics and Web Dashboards in the Classroom – Brookings Institute When Tue, September 4, 11am – 12pm Where9-154 (map) Description Event: LIVE WEBCAST — Data Analytics and Web Dashboards in the Classroom -Brookings Institute Time: 2:00 PM EDT Date: Tuesday, September 4, 2012 Location: http://www.brookings.edu/events/2012/09/04-classroom-analytics If you have any questions, please contact … Continue reading