2010 Professional Development Day
Course and Curriculum Development's Professional Development Day was held Sept. 28, 2010. Below is an archive of the sessions offered as well as links to related presentations and handouts (if available).
Assessments and Rubrics
Presenter: Gina Fontana
This session provides information on using assessments and rubrics.
Presenter: Christine Broeker
This session guides faculty through the course development process, beginning with the initial concept and continuing through Curriculum Committee approval.
Thirteen Things Your Uncle Floyd Never Told You About Using Humor and Creativity
in the Classroom
Presenter: Jordan Camenker
This session focuses on using humor and creativity to enhance the learning process.
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Program Experiences
Presenters: Dr. Debra Socci (1 p.m. session) and Bobbie Bell (2 p.m. session)
During these sessions, Dr. Debra Socci and Professor Bobbie Bell discuss their experiences in the NEH programs.
New Library Online Catalog/Database Searches
Presenters: Mike Schau, MLS, reference and instruction librarian; and Patricia DeSalvo, MLS, dean of Libraries and Learning Technology
This session offers easy steps for locating books, e-books, periodicals and more from work, home and even your phone.
Ten Steps to Organizing a Study Abroad Trip
Presenters: Marisabel Irizarry, Rachel Braaten and Dr. Debra Socci
This session provides details for organizing a successful study abroad trip.
Research Utilizing Advanced Search Techniques in Scientific, Educational and
Presenter: Jeanne Larsen, MLS, reference and instruction librarian
This session is especially recommended for those planning to complete master's- or doctoral-level course work.
Staff and Program Development (SPD) Overview
Presenter: Anne Hawkinson
This session provides an overview of the SPD program and processes.
Sakai Open Lab
Presenters: Wilma Hodges, Joni Miller and Amy Stuart
This session offers an open Sakai lab as well as hands-on assistance throughout the afternoon.
Top 10 Teaching Tips for Engaging and Motivating the Digital Natives
Presenter: Ashley Navarro
This session offers some of the top teaching tips for engaging and motivating students who are savvy users of digital technology.
Presenter: Bonnie Tensen
Turnitin is now embedded in Sakai, making it easier for students and instructors to use. Learn how to incorporate this tool into your teaching in order to help students monitor their own writing and avoid plagiarism.
Using the Planetarium Across Disciplines
Presenter: Derek Demeter
Find out how you can incorporate the Seminole State Planetarium into the curriculum of your non-science classes.