Fall 2021 Workshop Schedule


Pandemic Trauma and Anxiety

Facilitator:  Denise Walker, Dean, Student Services and Counselor

Kenneth Knight, Peer Recovery Coach

Friday, October 22, 2021

Time:  11:00-12:00

Location: L115

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Open Lab

Facilitators:  CTL Staff

Friday, October 22, 2021

Time:  1:00-2:00

Location:  L115

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Multicultural Course Intervention Encore Presentation

Facilitator:  Tabetha Garman, Associate Professor, History

Friday, November 5, 2021

Time:  10:30-11:30

Location:  L115

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Mental Health Self-Care and Student Care

Facilitators: 

Kim King, Project Director, National Alliance on Mental Illness for Tennessee

Faculty Self-Care

Learning Student Cues for Mental Distress

    Creekside Behavioral Health Representative

    Current Information on Drugs and Vaping

Northeast State Panel:  Counseling Personnel

Open Forum with Q & A on Faculty Concerns

Review of NeSCC Process for Student Referrals

Stipend of $250 provided to workshop participants

Lunch Provided

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Academic Affairs Attendance Presentation

The short video below explains the importance of regularly recording attendance 

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Fall 2021 Convocation Workshop Schedule

Hybrid Teaching Strategies

Facilitators:

Dr. Rick Merritt, Professor, Communication Studies

Dawn Dabney, Associate Professor, Mathematics

Jim Kelly, Associate Professor, History

 Mike Collins, Manager, Academic Computing

Monday, August 16, 2021

9:00-10:00

Location:  L115

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Transparency in Learning and Teaching (TILT)

Facilitator:  Dawn Dabney, Associate Professor, Mathematics

Day: Monday, August 16, 2021

Time: 10:30-11:30

Location: L115

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Microsoft TEAMS Training

Facilitator:  Margaret Lester, Assistant Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Monday, August 16, 2021

1:00-2:00

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Branding the College

Facilitator:  

Amanda Adams, Director, Marketing

Day: Monday, August 16, 2021

Time:  2:30-3:30

Location:  L115

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Microsoft TEAMS Training

Facilitator:  Margaret Lester, Assistant Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Day:  Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Time:  9:00-10:00

Location:  L226

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How to Create and Use Open Educational Resource (OER) Text

Facilitator(s):  Dr. David Toye, Professor, History

Michael Pagel, Associate Professor, English

Chris Demas, Dean, Wayne G. Basler Library

Tabetha Garman, Associate Professor, History

Day:  Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Time:  10:30-11:30

Location L115

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Open Lab

Facilitators:

Dawn Dabney, Associate Professor, Mathematics

Jim Kelly, Associate Professor, History

Dr. Rick Merritt, Professor, Communications

Mike Collins, Manager, Academic Computing

Day: Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Location:  L115

In-Service on Recruitment

Facilitator:  Dr. Brandon Dotson, Dean, Enrollment Management and Recruitment

Day:  Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Time:  2:30-3:00

L115

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Inclusivity and Multicultural Course Interventions


Facilitator:  Tabetha Garman, Associate Professor, History

Day:  Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Time:  9:00-10:00

Location:  L115


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How to Use D2L Discussion Board to Create Online Community:  Lumen Circle Takeaways

 
Facilitator:  Dr. Rick Merritt, Professor, Communications

Day:  Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Time:  10:30-11:30

Location:  L115

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Open Lab

 Facilitators:

Dawn Dabney, Associate Professor, Mathematics

Jim Kelly, Associate Professor, History

Dr. Rick Merritt, Professor, Communications

Mike Collins, Manager, Academic Computing

Day:  Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Location: L115

In Service on Recruitment

Facilitator:  Dr. Brandon Dotson, Dean, Enrollment Management and Recruitment

Day:  Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Time:  2:30-3:00

Location:  L115

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Inclusive Excellence Teaching Strategies

Inclusive Excellence Teaching Strategies

Dr. Brandy Bryson (she/her/hers) is an Associate Professor of Leadership and Educational Studies at Appalachian State University. Dr. Bryson is also the Director of Inclusive Excellence in App State’s faculty professional development center where she leads a team of 60 equity and inclusion faculty and staff on Inclusive Excellence efforts. Dr. Bryson teaches undergraduate, graduate and doctoral level courses that prepare educators and educational leaders to advance diversity, equity and inclusion efforts in teaching and learning, scholarship, and leadership. She is a sociologist of race and education by training. Her research interests include critical perspectives on race and whiteness, racial literacy development, culturally relevant pedagogy, inclusive teaching strategies in higher education, and qualitative research theory/paradigms. As a Research & Strategy Associate for the Center for Strategic Diversity Leadership and Social Innovation, Dr. Bryson also collaborates with Dr. Damon Williams to serve higher education institutions across the country in their Inclusive Excellence efforts.

Resources

On Anti-Blackness and Learning

Workshop Folder

Syllabus Framework

Recommended Reading

SYLLABUS: THE REMARKABLE, UNREMARKABLE DOCUMENT THAT CHANGES EVERYTHING
by William Germano and Kit Nicholls

- Jim Kelley

D2L Certification Course

The D2L Certification Course will provide faculty with the ability to utilize all  D2L tools and make course materials accessible.

Upon completion of each module, you will complete a quiz. 

When you score 80% or higher on the quiz at the end of each module, you will receive a certificate of completion for the individual module.

Upon completion of the entire course, you will complete a final quiz and receive a certificate of course completion.

The Course includes three modules:

- D2L Basics for Beginners -

- D2L Advanced Features -

- Accessibility -

All faculty are enrolled in the D2L Certification Course, so you have the ability to earn certification at any time.

Zoom Training

At the link below, you will find a Zoom training course to include instructions and best practices for utilizing Zoom to communicate with your students in person.

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