A comprehensive list of professional development events.

Nov
5
Tue
LCET-Colleague Academic Advising @ K316
Nov 5 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Employee Training IconPrerequisite: Basic Colleague System. This training session includes the academic advising processes. Participants will learn to look up course sections; look up students; monitor registration activity; register students; work with transcripts; run the advisors report; check a proposed academic program. By the end of this session, participants will be able to:
look up course sections
look up students
monitor registration activity
register students
work with transcripts
run the advisors report
check a proposed academic program.

Attendees receive 2.0 PDUs

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Nov
6
Wed
LCET-Colleague Admissions @ K316
Nov 6 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Employee Training IconPrerequisite: Basic Colleague System. This training session includes Admissions processes. Participants will learn how to input a new student into the Colleague system; re-admit students; assign an academic program to that student and modify that program; modify student demographic information; manage restrictions; use student inquiry screens; manage testing screens. Admissions Processes:

input a new student into the Colleague system
re-admit students
assign an academic program to that student and modify that program
modify student demographic information
manage restrictions
use student inquiry screens
manage testing screens.

Attendees receive 3.0 PDUs

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NLC – LGBTQ Safe Zone Training @ K216
Nov 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Employee Training IconTraining for participation in the LGBTQ Safe Zone program. Participants will be made aware of LGBTQ issues and terminology through lecture, PowerPoint presentation and group discussion, with a handout package for participants to keep.

Attendees receive 1.5 PDUs

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LCET-Colleague Transition to UI5 @ K316
Nov 6 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 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

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Nov
8
Fri
NLC – Teaching Squares Round Up @ K322
Nov 8 @ 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

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Nov
12
Tue
NLC – Common Book Sessions – Martian Maker Challenge @ H200
Nov 12 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Employee Training Icon Compete with students, faculty, and staff as you test your skills in a variety of maker-spaces inspired by The Martian. To participate and compete, please download the GooseChase app available for free from Apple and Google. You will receive registration and log in information at the event.

GooseChase Website: https://www.goosechase.com/
Apple: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/goosechase/id437330879
Google: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.goosechaseadventures.goosechase&hl=en_US

Attendees receive 1.0 PDUs

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NLC – Martian Maker Challenge @ H200
Nov 12 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Employee Training IconCompete with students, faculty, and staff as you test your skills in a variety of maker-spaces inspired by The Martian. To participate and compete, please download the GooseChase app available for free from Apple and Google. You will receive registration and log in information at the event.

GooseChase Website: https://www.goosechase.com/

Apple: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/goosechase/id437330879

Google: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.goosechaseadventures.goosechase&hl=en_US

Attendees receive 1.0 PDUs

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Nov
14
Thu
NLC – Next Level Leadership: A (Vice) President’s Scroll: Advocating and Advancing Advice for ourselves and our people. @ K216
Nov 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Employee Training IconThe conversation will center on the reflective advice from the lens of an executive navigating her personal and professional journey over the last 2 decades in higher education.We will discuss elements of partnership building, operations management, investing in yourself and how the ultimate key is mentoring (on many levels). It is intended to shed light on key points to practice when you are shape your own career as well as guiding, coaching and facilitating the growth of those we directly serve.

Attendees receive 1.0 PDUs

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Nov
19
Tue
LCET-Colleague Basic Systems @ K316
Nov 19 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 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

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NLC – Nicotine Free & Clean Air Everywhere! @ H226
Nov 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Employee Training IconThis 90 minute presentation will focus on the benefits of nicotine cessation and strategies for a nicotine free life style. It will be an Interactive discussion on prevention and optimizing health and mental health wellbeing. Maria C. Grabowski is a Program Manager in Public Education & Community Outreach at UT Southwestern Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center. In her professional life, she focuses on a variety of efforts including cancer prevention and early detection. She has spoken on this topic nationally to both professional and lay audiences. Maria has state and national nicotine cessation certifications and manages the Nicotine Cessation Program at UTSW Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center. Kevin Cooper launched The Vanguard, Simmon’s Comprehensive Cancer Center’s magazine in May 2018 to empower the community to learn more about the latest advances in cancer care, research, and technology. His team focuses their communication, marketing, and public affairs strategies on sharing stories and amplifying content that best exemplifies the attributes that only an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center can provide.

Attendees receive 1.5 PDUs

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