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Pedagogical Resources

Resources on teaching, learning, & assessment for CCA faculty

Workshops & Trainings

The CCA Libraries host workshops and professional development opportunities for our faculty. In response to faculty feedback and requests, we will also be providing custom workshops upon request in any of the topics listed below. You can schedule a workshop for your faculty or divisional meeting or for a group of 2 or more instructors.

Faculty Support Workshops

BackChannel in the Classroom:
Use Twitter, EtherPad, Poll Everywhere, Google Classroom, or Slack to bring a lively & integrated discussion to class.

Digital and Computer Literacy:
Basic computer and Internet skills.

Digital Images:
Explore sources of digital images for classroom use (ARTstor and library/museum sources), and for creative re-use (Creative Commons, etc.)

Digital Scholarship:
What is digital scholarship? Definition, use cases, library resources, how it might apply to your work and/or your courses.

Digital Storytelling:
Use Prezi, VoiceThread, mind-mapping tools, or Twine to create online and interactive narratives or presentations.

Write, Research and Collect, Share, Chat, and Present.

Flipping the Classroom:
How to increase engagement in the classroom by moving “first exposure to content” online.

Google Apps:
Collaborate and share with Gmail and Calendar, Drive, & Docs.

Google Classroom:
Get started, understand the Stream, & create rich
media assignments.

Hybrid/Blended/Online Courses:
A PREVIEW of the faculty seminar to be
offered in Summer 2016.

Intellectual Property:
Fair Use doctrine, Open Access, Creative Commons licenses, and premier sources for open content.

Library Instructional Support:
Research assignments, information literacy skills,
resources for ESL/ELL students, plagiarism awareness & prevention.

Library Resources & Special Collections:
A-Z Databases, research guides, Materials Library, Object Collection, Science Corner, Board game Collection & more.
The Lynda Online Training Library (OTL) provides on-demand software training to help students learn and understand the tool used in class.

Here is an example:
Photoshop CC 2015 for Photographers: Fundamentals

Meeting the Challenges of ELL:
Technology enhanced techniques that use Universal Design principals to help not only your ELL students, but all of your students.

Set up a rich media course page,
communicate with your students, create
and post assignments & quizzes, and set
up your Gradebook.

Professional Faculty Development:
LinkedIn, Twitter, an online portfolio, a
blog and other social media spaces.

Upload your syllabi, manage &
search for student work, and understand
assessment/accreditation processes.

Create assignments, add
audio and video comments, share your
VT with your class, & flipping/hybridizing/ blending your course easily with VT.