Events

Event Location
Whose Responsibility Is It Anyway?
10/18/2019 (Friday)
9:30 AM-10:30 AM
Where does responsibility for academic success reside? Eve Cuypers leads this important discussion and provides techniques for helping our students embrace ownership of their success, both in college and beyond.
Rm. 5321
GIFTS (Great Ideas for Teaching Students)
10/23/2019 (Wednesday)
3:30 pm-4:30 pm
Tony Fowler will host a discussion about "Using Humor to Decrease Stress in the Classroom."
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Testing! Testing! All About Testing!
10/24/2019 (Thursday)
3:30 pm-4:30 pm
This session will cover such topics as how to transfer JUST quizzes from a previous course, how to add/edit questions in a test, how to prepare a test in Microsoft Word for Respondus conversion, how to download a publisher test bank, and how to randomize test questions. We will also show you how to analyze the test results in D2L to help you better understand why your students scored the way they did
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You Aren't from Around Here, Are You?
11/12/2019 (Tuesday)
3:30 pm-4:30 pm
What traits and practices make people similar to one another? What traits and practices make people different? How can we celebrate diversity in the learning environment? You're invited to bring YOUR individuality to this very important discussion about cultural diversity.
Rm. 5321
Datatel and Self-Serve
1/31/2020 (Friday)
9:30 am-10:30 AM
Jennifer Cooper, our Mentor for new faculty in the Math and Technical Education and Arts and Sciences divisions, will guide us in the fine art of utilizing FDTC's Datatel and Self-Serve registration programs.
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Reading after Hours
2/5/2020 (Wednesday)
3:30 pm-5:30 pm
Teach Students How to Learn by Saundra Yancy McGuire
This book discusses a variety of topics that pertain to our teaching a diverse student body, from those who already possess learning and study skills that may be enhanced, to those who seem unmotivated, to the many who have simply never learned how to learn. Each of our three meetings will focus on four different chapters of the book, completing the book by the end of the year. This meeting will cover chapters 5-8.
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Popcorn and a Movie
2/21/2020 (Friday)
9:00 AM-11:00 AM
The Ron Clark Story
Ron Clark, still relatively early in his career, leaves his stable life teaching at a suburban elementary school in his North Carolina hometown,deciding instead to look for a teaching job at a tough New York inner city school where he feels he can be more useful. He eventually finds a job at Inner Harlem Elementary School, where the students are segregated according to their potential. Clark learns that he has to understand his students, both individually and collectively, on their level to be able to get through to them before he can teach them.
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Whose Responsibility Is It Anyway?
2/27/2020 (Thursday)
3:30 0pm-4:30 pm
Where does responsibility for academic success reside? Eve Cuypers leads this important discussion and provides techniques for helping our students embrace ownership of their success, both in college and beyond.
Rm. 5321
GIFTS (Great Ideas for Teaching Students)
3/24/2020 (Tuesday)
3:30 pm-4:30 pm
This Space Available! PTLI is seeking some of our great instructors who are willing to share those special techniques and strategies that make them so wonderful in the classroom. Times and dates are adjustable. Please contact Eve Cuypers or Marjory Hall!
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You Aren't from Around Here, Are You?
4/17/2020 (Friday)
9:30 AM-10:30 AM
What traits and practices make people similar to one another? What traits and practices make people different? How can we celebrate diversity in the learning environment? You're invited to bring YOUR individuality to this very important discussion about cultural diversity.
Rm. 5321
Curriculum Design for Completion
4/24/2020 (Friday)
9:30 AM-10:30 AM
It's great to have students enroll in our programs, but that enrollment does not benefit anyone if the students do not complete their course of study. Mark Rooze, former Chair of FDTC's Curriculum and Instruction Committee, will lead a discussion of best practices for designing and modifying programs to enhance the likelihood of student completion.
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First Day Preparation
5/27/2020 (Wednesday)
12:30 pm-1:30 pm
Jennifer Cooper, our Mentor for new faculty in the Math and Technical Education and Arts and Sciences divisions, will provide a tutorial for that all-important first day of class, including those record-keeping and foundational activities that allow the semester to begin smoothly.
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CurriculumDesign for Completion
6/3/2020 (Wednesday)
10:30 AM-11:30 AM
It's great to have students enroll in our programs, but that enrollment does not benefit anyone if the students do not complete their course of study. Mark Rooze, former Chair of FDTC's Curriculum and Instruction Committee, will lead a discussion of best practices for designing and modifying programs to enhance the likelihood of student completion.
Rm. 5321
Reading after Hours
6/11/2020 (Thursday)
2:00 pm-3:30 pm
Teach Students How to Learn by Saundra Yancy McGuire
This book discusses a variety of topics that pertain to our teaching a diverse student body, from those who already possess learning and study skills that may be enhanced, to those who seem unmotivated, to the many who have simply never learned how to learn. Each of our three meetings will focus on four different chapters of the book, completing the book by the end of the year. This meeting will cover chapters 9-12.
Rm. 5321
Popcorn and a Movie
6/26/2020 (Friday)
9:00 AM-11:00 AM
The Ron Clark Story
Ron Clark, still relatively early in his career, leaves his stable life teaching at a suburban elementary school in his North Carolina hometown, deciding instead to look for a teaching job at a tough New York inner city school where he feels he can be more useful. He eventually finds a job at Inner Harlem Elementary School, where the students are segregated according to their potential. Clark learns that he has to understand his students, both individually and collectively, on their level to be able to get through to them before he can teach them.
Rm. 5321
Whose Responsibility Is It Anyway?
7/7/2020 (Tuesday)
10:30 AM-11:30 am
Where does responsibility for academic success reside? Eve Cuypers leads this important discussion and provides techniques for helping our students embrace ownership of their success, both in college and beyond.
Rm. 5321
GIFTS (Great Ideas for Teaching Students)
7/17/2020 (Friday)
9:30 AM-10:30 AM
This Space Available! PTLI is seeking some of our great instructors who are willing to share those special techniques and strategies that make them so wonderful in the classroom. Times and dates are adjustable. Please contact Eve Cuypers or Marjory Hall!
Rm. 5321
You Aren't from Around Here, Are You?
7/22/2020 (Wednesday)
2:00 pm-3:00 pm
What traits and practices make people similar to one another? What traits and practices make people different? How can we celebrate diversity in the learning environment? You're invited to bring YOUR individuality to this very important discussion about cultural diversity.
Rm. 5321