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Calendar and Programming

Upcoming Events and Registration

Please note: the CTE space in the RJF Hall will be closed due to the building renovation until further notice. All CTE workshops will be held virtually during the Spring 2021 semester. The CTE is working with various departments on sessions for Spring and Summer 2021. Please check back on this site regularly for more information.

How To Register:

  1. Log in to your Online Center.
  2. Choose Employee Self Service, then select Professional Development Tile. 
  3. Make sure to click CTE on the above tab that reads Training Course Type
  4. You will now be in the Workshop Registration portion where you will see the table of upcoming sessions available. 
    • For a description or more details on a session, please click the blue "i" dot next to the title.
  5. Select the session you wish to enroll in, click Register.

Upcoming Events

Title Day, Date Time Format Short Description
Online Hybrid Certification Course Monday 5/10 - Sunday, 6/20/2021   Online This six-week online training prepares faculty to teach online and/or hybrid courses at GRCC.
Trauma-Informed Teaching and Learning Friday, May 21, 2021 10 a.m. - noon Virtual Continued discussion from the 2021 GRCC Learning Day session on Trauma-informed Practices: Helping students feel safe, empowered and connected. The focus of this session will be to explore and brainstorm campus-wide and classroom-specific trauma-informed strategies based on the Principles of Trauma-informed care.
Great Teachers Monday, 8/2 - Wednesday, 8/4/2021 3-Day Retreat Off Campus A retreat experience in which faculty members at all career stage come together and spend three days learning from one another.
Summer Teaching and Learning Institute Wednesday, 8/4 - Friday, 8/6/2021 3-Day Workshop In Person The Summer Teaching and Learning Institute consists of a series of workshops held in the summer covering a variety of pedagogy and educational technology topics designed to launch faculty into fall semester.
Excellence in Teaching Awards Thursday, 8/26/2021 8 - 10:30 a.m.   In Person These annual awards recognize faculty and staff who have made significant contributions to the College, higher education and the community.
MillenialZ and Educational Technology Tuesday, 1/12 - Friday, 4/30/2021 Asynchronous Online Millenials are not the younger generation in our classrooms; they've been followed by Gen Z students. Learn how to engage Gen Z students using free and easy-to use educational and technology tools.
Neuroscience of Conversations Tuesday, 1/12 - Friday, 4/30/2021 Asynchronous Online As humans we are wired to connect. One of the most common ways of creating relationships is through our conversations. During our time together, learn about neuroscience communication techniques you can quickly integrate into your classroom setting.
Attention = Retention Tuesday, 1/12 - Friday, 4/30/2021 Asynchronous Online Let's take a closer look at who our virtual students are and where they come from. Participants discuss how changing their approach to virtual students allows them to make better use of the tools available in their LMS to reach more students. Come dive into research to see what the data are telling us.
Boosting Online Discussions Tuesday, 1/12 - Friday, 4/30/2021 Asynchronous Online Student often struggle in online discussion and feedback forums. Even those who write meaningful and accurate responses to a discussion question find it difficult to leave substantive feedback for their peers. Learn how to rewrite discussion prompts with a humorous edge and create guided peer replies.
New Tools to Engage Students Tuesday, 1/12 - Friday, 4/30/2021 Asynchronous Online This presentation demonstrates new and underused technology tools that improve student retention and and make the distance classroom inclusive. The goal is to help faculty and course designers use inexpensive technological to create an exciting, customized distance classroom setting that helps students master course content.
Gamification and Smartphones Tuesday, 1/12 - Friday, 4/30/2021 Asynchronous Online How can games help students understand "cognitive load" and learn to shift knowledge into long term memory? You'll learn cognitive, science based strategies for teaching underprepared students and gain access to BPCC's free website to take back to your students.
Blackboard Grade Center Online Thursday, 4/1 - Friday, 4/30/2021 Asynchronous Online The Blackboard Grade Center is a powerful tool that supports customs grading scales, grade weighting, item analysis and multiple gradebook views.
Blackboard Basics Online Thursday, 4/1 - Friday, 4/30/2021 Asynchronous Online Blackboard Basics is an overview of using Blackboard in teaching, learning and classroom community building. This course is designed to get you on board with Blackboard by covering topics that are commonly used by faculty at GRCC.
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