Professional Development

Professional Development

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.
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April 8, 2020, 11:00 am - April 8, 2020, 12:00 pm
Presenter: E-Learning Team
Location: Bradford 306, The Center for Teaching Excellence

Join us for a discussion of best practices in grading as efficiently, effectively and quickly as possible. We will start with a short presentation, then customize the remainder of the training to troubleshooting specific scenarios from the group. We realize that schedules are tight, so if one of the proposed sessions do not work for you time wise, please respond to this email to suggest another time.

Learning Objectives:
  • Evaluate Moodle Grading Options
April 16, 2020, 2:00 pm - April 16, 2020, 3:00 pm
Presenter: Bethany Emory, Dean of Teaching and Learning Support
Location: Bradford 306, The Center for Teaching Excellence

This interactive presentation will describe the Kahoot! app for smartphones and tablets. This application may also be used on computers (think: laptop cart). The Kahoot! app allows for flexibility in the classroom that clickers do not have as no reservations are required and students intuitively know how to work their smartphones.

Learning Objectives:
  • Explore Kahoot! with an interactive quiz
  • Create a Kahoot account
  • List types of questions, including higher order thinking, that can be used with Kahoot!
  • Identify ways Kahoot could be used in your class(es)
April 22, 2020, 1:00 pm - April 22, 2020, 2:00 pm
Presenter: Erin McCully, E-Learning Specialist
Location: Bradford 306, The Center for Teaching Excellence

In this session, we will review different options for using the quiz tool in Moodle that can broaden the options for formative and summative assessment. We will examine alternatives to the basic quiz/test, such as: 1-minute writing assessments, self-assessments, exit tickets, syllabus quizzes, and more.

Learning Objectives:
  • Identify multiple uses for the Moodle Quiz tool
  • Identify the different settings that allow instructors to create different types of assessments using the Moodle Quiz tool
  • Discuss an alternative quiz you might use in a course