Professional Development

Professional Development

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SCC hosts a number of opportunities for employees (both faculty and staff) to develop their skills in new and different approaches to teaching, the application of technology, and the intricacies of supporting community college learners. Below is a list of our current offerings.  In addition, you can click Past Events in the left menu to see recordings of prior sessions, or click Request Session to be added to the wait list for an upcoming session, or request a customized session for your area.
You can add the following events to your calendar by going here and clicking on the   button located in the lower right hand corner of the page.

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July 6, 2020, 11:00 am - July 6, 2020, 12:00 pm
Presenter: Erin McCully, E-Learning Specialist
Location: Online - Collaborate

With Course Readiness Reviews starting in August (for courses in both online and hybrid delivery modes), you may be looking for assistance in developing your course (or tweaking it) to prepare it for the fall semester. Attend this helpful session to learn more about the Course Readiness review process, the CRR checklist, and how you can develop/update your course to be taught online or hybrid and meet the expectations of the checklist.
Learning Objectives:
  • Discuss the purpose of the Course Readiness Review process
  • Discuss the process E-Learning uses to apply the Course Readiness Checklist to online and hybrid courses
  • Identify the requirements for a course to meet expectations on the CRR
  • Identify resources to assist instructors in meeting the expectations of the CRR
July 7, 2020, 9:00 am - July 7, 2020, 10:00 am
Presenter: Chris Akers, Instructional Technologist
Location: Face to Face – Founders Hall, Room 125

Welcome to Moodle! This course will introduce you to Moodle quiz tool, helpful in assessing students. In the first half of the class you will learn how the tool functions, then in the second half of the class we will practice.
Learning Objectives:
  • Identify common uses for Moodle quizzes
  • Create a question category and add various question types
  • Create a Quiz that includes appropriate directions, settings and questions
July 8, 2020, 10:00 am - July 8, 2020, 11:00 am
Presenter: Bethany Emory, Dean of Teaching and Learning Support and Erin McCully, E-Learning Specialist
Location: Face to Face – Founders Hall, Room 125

Moodle (Bb Open LMS) Collaborate is a tool to assist faculty interested in teaching and collaborating with students in real time via the internet. It includes a virtual whiteboard to interact with students, options to record sessions, and an ability to presnet PowerPoints and other presentations.
Learning Objectives:
  • Create Collaborate sessions appropriate to your class or advising scenario
  • Record a Collaborate session
  • Participate in a small group activity
July 8, 2020, 11:00 am - July 8, 2020, 12:00 pm
Presenter: Erin McCully, E-Learning Specialist
Location: Online - Collaborate

With Course Readiness Reviews starting in August (for courses in both online and hybrid delivery modes), you may be looking for assistance in developing your course (or tweaking it) to prepare it for the fall semester. Attend this helpful session to learn more about the Course Readiness review process, the CRR checklist, and how you can develop/update your course to be taught online or hybrid and meet the expectations of the checklist.
Learning Objectives:
  • Discuss the purpose of the Course Readiness Review process
  • Discuss the process E-Learning uses to apply the Course Readiness Checklist to online and hybrid courses
  • Identify the requirements for a course to meet expectations on the CRR
  • Identify resources to assist instructors in meeting the expectations of the CRR
July 8, 2020, 1:00 pm - July 8, 2020, 2:00 pm
Presenter: Bethany Emory, Dean of Teaching and Learning Support and Erin McCully, E-Learning Specialist
Location: Online - Collaborate

Moodle (Bb Open LMS) Collaborate is a tool to assist faculty interested in teaching and collaborating with students in real time via the internet. It includes a virtual whiteboard to interact with students, options to record sessions, and an ability to presnet PowerPoints and other presentations.
Learning Objectives:
  • Create Collaborate sessions appropriate to your class or advising scenario
  • Record a Collaborate session
  • Participate in a small group activity
July 8, 2020, 2:00 pm - July 8, 2020, 3:00 pm
Presenter: VLC (Virtual Learning Community, NC Community College System)
Location: Online - VLC

In this webinar, we’ll discuss creating live demonstrations by bypassing your webcam and connecting your smartphone to allow for better angles and views.

This event is sponsored by the NC Virtual Learning Community. The registration link will prompt you to create a username and password with the VLC site.
July 9, 2020, 1:00 pm - July 9, 2020, 2:00 pm
Presenter: Chris Akers, Instructional Technologist
Location: Online - Collaborate

Welcome to Moodle! This course will introduce you to Moodle quiz tool, helpful in assessing students. In the first half of the class you will learn how the tool functions, then in the second half of the class we will practice.
Learning Objectives:
  • Identify common uses for Moodle quizzes
  • Create a question category and add various question types
  • Create a Quiz that includes appropriate directions, settings and questions
July 13, 2020, 9:00 am - July 13, 2020, 10:00 am
Presenter: Bethany Emory, Dean of Teaching and Learning Support
Location: Online - Collaborate

Using videos in your online or hybrid courses can help engage your students and promote your learning objectives. In this session, we will discuss why you should consider using video in your courses and explore some tools and strategies for creating and deploying videos that will engage your students.
Learning Objectives:
  • Develop potential uses for video in your classes
  • Create your Relay account
  • Create a basic screen capture video and put it in Moodle
July 14, 2020, 11:00 am - July 14, 2020, 12:00 pm
Presenter: Erin McCully, E-Learning Specialist
Location: Online - Collaborate

The Course Readiness Review checklist has been updated to include new expectations for accessibility of course materials. Join us for a discussion of the requirements to meet expectations and help in identifying accessibility issues in your course that you can update. We will also look at how to design accessible materials and information.
Learning Objectives:
  • Discuss the accessibility expectations of the Course Readiness Review checklist
  • Identify resources to assist in both creating accessible materials and in updating materials to be accessible
  • Use Ally to identify course elements that require updating
July 15, 2020, 9:00 am - July 15, 2020, 10:00 am
Presenter: Chris Akers, Instructional Technologist
Location: Face to Face – Founders Hall, Room 125

Using videos in your online or hybrid courses can help engage your students and promote your learning objectives. In this session, we will discuss why you should consider using video in your courses and explore some tools and strategies for creating and deploying videos that will engage your students.
Learning Objectives:
  • Develop potential uses for video in your classes
  • Create your Relay account
  • Create a basic screen capture video and put it in Moodle
July 16, 2020, 1:00 pm - July 16, 2020, 2:00 pm
Presenter: Erin McCully, E-Learning Specialist
Location: Face to Face – Founders Hall, Room 125

The Course Readiness Review checklist has been updated to include new expectations for accessibility of course materials. Join us for a discussion of the requirements to meet expectations and help in identifying accessibility issues in your course that you can update. We will also look at how to design accessible materials and information.
Learning Objectives:
  • Discuss the accessibility expectations of the Course Readiness Review checklist
  • Identify resources to assist in both creating accessible materials and in updating materials to be accessible
  • Use Ally to identify course elements that require updating