Partners in Learning
Establishment of Teaching Goals for 2016-2017
Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016Introduction: Pres. Don Borden & Vice Pres. Marge Hamilton
OrientationEstablishment of Teaching Goals for 2016-2017:
What aspects of my teaching would I like to examine and enhance over the coming year?Discussion: Plagiarism Chronicle of Higher Education, July 19, 2016, Fernanda Zamudio-Suarez: Everybody's Talking About Plagiarism. What Is It, Exactly?
Using an LMS to Incorporate Technology in the Classroom
Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016
Scott Purdy, Director of Online Learning
Rose Denardo, E-Learning Specialist
The presentation will focus on features in the WebStudy Learning Management system that can enhance the classroom experience. Features include, but not limited to, whiteboard, conference tool, video recordings, and grade book. Incorporating technology in the face-to-face classroom can positively impact student success.
Community College Week, March 22, 2016, Eduardo Padron, Pres., Miami-Dade College:
Transforming the Community College Classroom
Enhancing the Teaching/Learning Experience of Our Foreign Students
Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017
Prof. Hoda Zaki, ESL Dept.
This presentation will address cross-cultural differences in learning styles, teacher/student expectations, linguistic and phonetic differences between English and other languages, areas where miscommunications/misunderstandings usually happen, and teaching tips that can make information more accessible to foreign students.
Chronicle of Higher Education, May 5, 2016, Karin Fischer:
Colleges help the faculty adapt teaching for foreign students.
Guidelines for April meeting: Best Practices in Instruction
Snow Date on reserve: Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017
If the January meeting is canceled because of snow, we will meet in February. Otherwise, no February meeting will be held.
Thursday, April 28, 2017Guidelines to be distributed for:
- Reflection Paper
- PIL Program Evaluation
- Submission of documentation to Academic Affairs
Review of Teaching Goals:What aspects of my teaching have I been able to examine and enhance over the coming year?
Best Practices in Instruction – by member pairs