Adjunct Faculty Professional Development
Adjunct Professional Development Day
8 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Topics and descriptions are below - along with a link to reserve your spot. We look forward to seeing you there!
8 - 8:30 a.m. Continental breakfast - K100
8:30 - 9 a.m. Welcome
9 - 10:30 a.m. Session One
10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Session Two
12:15 - 12:45 p.m. Program Manager Roundtable. Catch up with your program manager and other instructors in your area for a brief meet and greet.
The Students Will Be Able to Do What? How to Write Instructional Objectives
Laura Araujo, Coordinator of Student Success, Adult Education Programs
Learn how to write measurable objectives to ensure that students are able to learn what you want them to learn. At the end of this workshop, you will be able to write objectives that will help you to plan your classes and assess your students' learning.
Inverted Classroom: What it is and How to Do it
Carole Williamson, Instructor, Early Childhood Education
The traditional teaching model doesn't often allow students the time and support to practice and apply all that they learn. Inverted (flipped) classrooms offers a hands-on, concrete approach to support higher cognitive skills in the classroom while lectures, slides and readings are given as homework. This workshop explains Inverted Learning and how it can be used in all disciplines to engage students and put theory into practice.
Blackboard: From Content to Communication
This hands-on workshop provides an overview of Blackboard (Bb) features and functionality for faculty who want to expand their use of Bb for teaching and learning. This session is designed for relatively new users of Blackboard but all instructors may benefit by attending. Topics to be covered include: uploading various file types, managing student communication and feedback, using digital content, designing a Week One activity, creating assignments.
Help Them Get the Job
Barb Gregory, Director of Career Development
Students often ask faculty for support in making career decisions. Where can you refer them for information? The Career Development Center of Carroll Community College is ready to help! Come learn about resources for online assessments, career information (Career Coach) and employment (College Central) and much more. Ideas will also be shared about how to incorporate career concepts into classes.
Hands-On Lesson Planning Workshop
Sara Butler, Career Navigator, Adult Education Programs
This workshop will provide a general overview of how to write a lesson plan followed by time for participants to create lesson plans for upcoming classes. It is recommended that you bring textbooks or materials that you would use in class for the hands-on part of the workshop. This workshop is ideal for participants who attended the Keep Your Class Flowing presentation in April to practice the new skills they learned and for new instructors who haven't written lesson plans before.
Open Education Resources (OER): Options for Learning Materials
Alan Bogage, Senior Director of Library, Media, and Distance Learning
As instructors, we are always on the lookout for creative ways to engage our students with course content. Open Education Resources (OER) are freely available learning objects including such things as media, lesson plans, assignments, and presentations in virtually every discipline. This hands-on session will give attendees an opportunity to learn about and explore various OER collections and resources.
Brain-Based Learning: Teaching with the Brain in Mind
Dr. Janet Ohlemacher, Director of Learning Outcomes Assessment
Current research indicates effective teaching practices include utilizing multiple intelligences. This session will give an overview of these intelligences, along with practical applications to try with your students.
Empower Your Students to Dig Deeper!
Cindy Roe, Coordinator of Student Success, Adult Education Programs
Learn how to help your students develop complex thinking skills through this introduction to Webb's Depth of Knowledge. Educators will gain insight into how you can use this model in the classroom to teach students to go beyond comprehension and reproduction skills that require only a broad understanding of a subject to strategic and extended thinking skills that require a deep understanding of a subject. Students at all levels in all content areas will benefit from this approach!
Adjunct Faculty Resourses
Blackboard Tools and Tips
The Digital Toolbox
Fun for All and All for Fun!
- Reasons to Use Group Activities and Creative Ways to Group
- Tent Card Template Student
- An Effective Icebreaker
- Photo Scavenger Hunt Instructions
- Photo Scavenger Hunt
- People Bingo Instructions
- People Bingo - Adjunct
- Active Learning for the College Classroom
The Interactive Lecture: Active Learning with PowerPoint
Keep Your Class Flowing!
More than Google and Wikipedia: Engaging Students with Research Tools
Ready, Set, Teach!
- Ready, Set, Teach! PowerPoint
- Faculty Support
- Integrity Code Student Assignment
- EDUC 120 Navigation Exercise
- Admit Slip
- Alpha Boxes
- Anticipation Guide
- Best and Worst Classes
- Concept Map
- Course Outline
- Double Entry Journal
- Introduction Bingo
- Shaping Up Framework
- Syllabus Scavenger Hunt
- Syllabus Scavenger Hunt 2
They Have the Training; Why Can't They Do the Job?