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101
History and Mission of Community Colleges
Significant Events in the Community College Movement
DD: Significant historical events ...
DD: Mission (CA)
DD: History (CA)
The Changing Role of the Community College: Economic Development
 
 
 

102
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Introduction to Your College - (Message from President)
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Basic Information
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About the College
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103
Characteristics of Community Colleges and Their Students
Characteristics of Community Colleges
DD: Characteristics of CCC
Characteristics of Community College Students
 
 
 

104
Preparing for the 1st Day of Class
Planning for the First Day of Class
DD: Building a Learning Community
Making a Good First Impression
  - Checklist for first day (+ doc & pdf)
Textbook Selection
Basic reading response
Chapter Survey
Response To Chapter
Discussion Paper Topics
 
 
 

105
Building Your Syllabus
Course Outlines and Descriptions
Building A Learner Centered Syllabus (add tutorial?)
DD: Learner Centered Course Goals
DD: Learner Centered Learning Objectives
  --> Cognative Load Theory
Sample LC Syllabus (+ Word / pdf)
 
 
  - Create dynamic Syllabi with Microsoft Publisher
 

106
Assessment
Assessment Overview
Methods of Assessment
Assessing Your Teaching
 
 
 

107
Grades and Testing
Tests and Testing
Grades and Grading
Test Construction
 
 
 

108
Effective Class Management Skills
Vital Record Keeping
Classroom Management
  -- Rodriguez Sample PPoint Images (4)
Handling Crisis
DD: Managing Conflict
DD: Defusing Violent Behavior
DD: Distruptive Behavior
DD: Emotionally troubled students
DD: Sexual Harassment
DD: Medical Emergencies
DD: Earthquake, Fires, ...
 
 
 

109
How People Learn
The Brain and Learning

DD: Cognative methods

--> Cognative study metheds
--> Lesson plan considerations
--> Learning cycle
How People Learn
DD: Learning Styles
DD: Multiple Intelligences
 
 
 

110
Learning Theories
Constructivism
Behaviorism
Andragogy
 
 
 

111
Approaches to Teaching
Approaches to Teaching
DD: Developing Learning Communities
DD: Case Studies
DD: Collaborative Learning
    DD: Labs
    --> Extensive list of what can be taught in science labs
    --> Why Labs Should (if possible) be Taught by Experimentalists
DD: Lecturing
DD: Thematic Learning
More Approaches to Teaching
DD: Conferencing
DD: Out of Classroom
--> Zen Camping
--> Sample Syllabus
--> Equipment checklist
DD: Service Learning (Overview)
  DD: How to Develop and Implement Your Service Learning Course
  --> Examples of Reflection Activities
  - - - - > Example Assignment: STAR Program Journal
  --> Leading Student Reflection Sessions
    --> Evaluating Service Learning Activities
  Writing Accross the Curriculum
    DD: W I D
    DD: W I
    DD: Exploritory writing
 
 
 

112
Technology in the Classroom
Using Technology in the Classroom
  DD: The Usefulness of Computer-Based Presentations in a Teacher Directed Classroom
  -- PowerPoint
Using the Web to Enhance a Traditional Course
DD: Discusion boards
  ---> examples
DD: Chatrooms
  ---> examples
Hybrid or Blended Courses
  DD: Checklist for course development
  DD: Examples
  DD: Practical Tips
Internet Research
  -- Additional Resources
  -- Sources Used
 
 
 

113
Technology and Distance Education
Distance Education - Past, Present and Future
  - Hybrid (112r3)
Online Courses
  -- Increasing Student Success through Quality Assurance (.pdf)
  DD: Components of Good Online Course Design
  Tips & Tricks (7)
Netiquette
 
 
 

114
Legal and Ethical Issues in the Digital Information Age
Copyright and Intellectual Property Rights
Privacy and Cyber-risk
 
 
 

115
Increasing Effective Communication and Student Resiliency
Interpersonal Communications
Using Explanatory Styles to Increase Student Resilience and Success
  DD: Emotional Intelligence
 
 
 

116
Helping Your Students
Helping Students with Basic Skills
 
   
    Writing
  Note-Taking
  Studying
  Time Management
 
  • Sample Course Calendar
  • Weekly Planner (+ pdf)
  • Monthly Semester Planner
  • RealTime Assignment Log (+ pdf)
 
 
 

117
Student Support Services
 
 
 
 

118
Focusing on Diverse Needs
Dealing with Diversity
Students with Disabilities
 
 
 

119
How College Governance Affects You
Overview of College Governance
  - Flowchart
  - Acronyms
Professional Relationships: Faculty, Classified and Administration
 
 
 

120
Surviving the Journey
Balancing Personal and Professional Life
  DD: Boundaries
  DD: Balance
  -- DD: Rest & Religion
  DD: Avoid Burnout
  DD: Stress Management
Professional Development
Financial Management
  -- Games Dealers Play
How to Cope with Change