A comprehensive list of professional development events.

Aug
30
Fri
NLC – Accessibility Training for Faculty (Online) @ eCampus
Aug 30 2019 @ 8:00 am – Jul 31 2020 @ 8:00 am

Adjunct Faculty Development LogoOnline Learning LogoThis online course provides a detailed overview of designing accessible course content for online, blended, or face-to-face courses. This course is offered on eCampus in a community shell. To access the shell:
1) Register for this course in myDCCCDsuccess Learning; and
2) Request access to the course by emailing wildfire@dcccd.edu.

Attendees receive 6.0 PDUs

Register on myDCCCDsuccess Learning: Keywords: NLC, Accessibility, Universal Design

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Sep
27
Fri
NLC – Calibration Part II: ENGL, GOVT, PHIL @ G402
Sep 27 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

Classroom Instruction Icon This is a program-level core assessment training session for all faculty in ENGL, GOVT and PHIL. During this session, we will train faculty and adjuncts on how to score artifacts on these program-level (core) rubrics: Personal Responsibility, Social Responsibility and Teamwork. Disciplines will work together within their group, scoring several sample artifacts. We will have small and large group discussions so that everyone understands the rubric and has any questions answered before they have to score artifacts.

PDU: 4.0

Register on myDCCCDsuccess Learning: NLC, Planning, Research, Institutional Effectiveness, rubric, calibration, assessment

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NLC – Day One: New Employee Orientation @ H226
Sep 27 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Employee Training IconNorth Lake College’s New Employee Orientation is designed to provide new employees access to essential tools to support their work efforts and to promote success in their professional pursuits. Our orientation encourages employees to provide well-rounded support not only to their department but more so to our students through acquiring knowledge of various essential resources.

In this session, attendees are introduced to essential employee-related support, services, and procedures. Participants will correlate the importance of professional development to the value of student success. Attendees will also have an opportunity to get involved in North Lake’s major initiatives. We encourage all new full-time faculty and staff to attend this orientation and essentially put their best foot forward on the path to upholding the standards set forth in our mission.

Attendees receive 5.0 PDUs (must also register for NLC – Campus Safety/Active Shooter)

Register on myDCCCDsuccess Learning: Keywords: NEO, NLC, Blazer, new employee, orientation

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NLC – Teaching Squares Program @ K322
Sep 27 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Employee Training IconAdjunct Faculty Development LogoInterested in being a part of Teaching Squares? Here’s your chance!  The Teaching Squares program provides advisors, faculty, and adjuncts with an opportunity to gain new insight into teaching through a non-evaluative process of reciprocal classroom observation and self-reflection.  As part of this program, you will find a partner that you would be interested in visiting their classroom 3 times during the semester. After you and your partner each complete 3 classroom visits, you will get together for your “Square Share.” This session provides you with an opportunity to meet and discuss class visits with your partner. It is a face-to-face connection with your colleague and a wonderful opportunity to share conversations about teaching and learning.The final meeting date for Teaching Squares will be our Round Up, where we will share what things you learned from the experience.

By completing the full series of sessions in the program, on your IAP.  Here are the time commitments for Teaching Squares:

  • 1.5 hours – Opening/Kickoff (Lunch will be provided.)
  • 3 hours – Class Visits: You will visit the class of your fellow square colleague 3 times.
  • 1 hour – Square Share: You will meet to discuss your class visits with your partner
  • 1.5 hours – Round Up (Lunch will be provided.)

Attendees receive 7.0 PDUs

Register on myDCCCDsuccess Learning: Keywords: NLC, teaching, square, squared, squares, faculty development

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NLC – Campus Safety @ A206
Sep 27 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Employee Training IconThis session will feature a comprehensive overview of NLC specific Emergency Response protocols and procedures.  It will also feature NLC’s Active Shooter Response Class but this particular session will not include a live demonstration.

Attendees receive 2.0 PDUs 

Register on myDCCCDsuccess Learning: Keywords: NEO, NLC, Active Shooter, Campus Safety, orientation

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Oct
2
Wed
NLC – Common Book Sessions – Martian Skills for the Earthbound Student @ H200
Oct 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Employee Training Icon Astronaut Mark Watney faces a challenge literally no one else on Earth has had to face: how to survive alone on Mars. He is able to make it through the experience by being tenacious–never accepting his fate. In this lecture, you’ll learn about perseverance and how you–like Watney–problem-solve to overcome daily obstacles.

Attendees receive 1.0 PDUs

Register on myDCCCDsuccess Learning: Keywords: NLC, Common Book, Martian, Andy Weir, Mars, space, Mark Watney

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Oct
4
Fri
LCET – Colleague Basic Systems @ K316
Oct 4 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Employee Training IconThis training session includes an overview of the Colleague system and navigation, and is a prerequisite to all advanced Colleague training.

Attendees receive 2.0 PDUs

Register on myDCCCDsuccess Learning: Keywords: LCET, Colleague, Basic, Systems

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NLC – Blazer Self: A Journey of Discovery @ H226
Oct 4 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Employee Training IconAn introduction to the Clifton Strengths, a tool to help develop how you use your talents to achieve academic, career, and personal success. There is a prerequisite for this session. If you have not completed, please contact aziehm@dcccd.edu for more information.

Attendees receive 3.0 PDUs

Register on myDCCCDsuccess Learning: Keywords: NEO, NLC, Blazer, Self, Strengths-Based, Strengths

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LCET – Colleague Transition to UI5 @ K316
Oct 4 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Employee Training IconThis course provides participants with an overview of the new Colleague interface, known as Colleague UI 5. Topics include: Navigating the interface, searching for people and forms, and setting preferences.

Attendees receive 1.0 PDUs

Register on myDCCCDsuccess Learning: Keywords: LCET, Colleague, Transition, UI5

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NLC – Blazer Service: A Commitment to Service @ H226
Oct 4 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Employee Training IconIn this session, participants will review the importance of excellent service and identify what that service looks like in their current role at North Lake College. The session will provide a framework for service standards and help participants better utilize their themes by applying their strengths to provide a quality long-term service experience.

Attendees receive 3.0 PDUs

Register on myDCCCDsuccess Learning: Keywords: NEO, NLC, Blazer, Service, Strengths-Based, Strengths

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