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Best Practices For Teaching Teenagers And Young Adults, Lisa Lyne, Nick Elder, Sarah Grison Aug 2018

Best Practices For Teaching Teenagers And Young Adults, Lisa Lyne, Nick Elder, Sarah Grison

Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning Workshops

This workshop from the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at Parkland College deals with the unique challenges that come with teaching teens and young adults and provides practical ideas for helping young college students succeed


Teaching Toolbox Series: Using "Plickers" To Increase Engagement And Learning, Sarah Grison Feb 2018

Teaching Toolbox Series: Using "Plickers" To Increase Engagement And Learning, Sarah Grison

Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning Workshops

This slide presentation for the Center for Excellence in Teaching at Learning at Parkland College shares the virtues of plickers with faculty and provides resources for how to begin using them in class.


Weresolve: A New Program To Help Students Reduce Conflict And Improve Communication, Marietta Turner, Joseph Omo-Osagie Feb 2018

Weresolve: A New Program To Help Students Reduce Conflict And Improve Communication, Marietta Turner, Joseph Omo-Osagie

Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning Workshops

This is a workshop provided to faculty at Parkland College about WeResolve a peer mediated conflict resolution program led by students from the Student Life Leadership Academy and designed to facilitate improved communication for students during conflict.


Service-Learning At Parkland College, Brian Nudelman Feb 2018

Service-Learning At Parkland College, Brian Nudelman

Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning Workshops

This slide presentation presented for the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) at Parkland College demonstrates how service learning opportunities engage the community in learning by defining what service learning is, outlining the benefits to students, faculty, community, and the college and featuring some of the service learning activities and volunteerism resources available to students and faculty.


Parkland Honors Program, Marsh Jones Feb 2018

Parkland Honors Program, Marsh Jones

Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning Workshops

This slide presentation for the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at Parkland College summarizes the benefits for students participating in the honors program.


Faculty & Staff Supporting Students Thru Study Abroad, Jody Littleton Feb 2018

Faculty & Staff Supporting Students Thru Study Abroad, Jody Littleton

Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning Workshops

This slide presentation for the Center of Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) at Parkland College outlines the opportunities for staff and faculty to participate in the study abroad program and how to promote the program to students.


Better Student Success Through Better Accessibility, Ellen Zimmerman, Kristen Stephens, Lori Wendt, Laura Wright Jan 2018

Better Student Success Through Better Accessibility, Ellen Zimmerman, Kristen Stephens, Lori Wendt, Laura Wright

Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning Workshops

This is the supplemental slide presentation that accompanied a presentation detailing accessibility services offered to students with diverse needs at Parkland College.


Diversifying Your Toolkit For Learners: Evidence-Based Strategies For Supporting Success In Diverse Learners, Regan A.R. Gurung Jan 2018

Diversifying Your Toolkit For Learners: Evidence-Based Strategies For Supporting Success In Diverse Learners, Regan A.R. Gurung

Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning Workshops

This slide presentation accompanied a workshop delivered to Parkland College faculty. Using research findings from psychology, education, and related field, Dr. Garung summarized evidence-based approaches that support learning, improves instructional design (including increasing rapport and pedagogy changes), and facilitates assessment to support diverse learners.


Working Together To Cultivate Learning: Transcending Individual Differences And Inspiring Change, Regan A.R. Gurung Jan 2018

Working Together To Cultivate Learning: Transcending Individual Differences And Inspiring Change, Regan A.R. Gurung

Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning Workshops

In his keynote address to the faculty of Parkland College, Dr. Gurung provides a new way to think about learning, as a lifelong change that takes into account all types of students who are in the process of learning, and explicitly focuses on the diverse characteristics of the students, outlines the main factors influencing traditional and lifelong learning, and offers pragmatic methods to motivate learners. This document is the slide presentation of his address.


Growth Mindset As An Approach For Improving Our Lives And Our Students' Lives (August 2017), Sarah Grison, Marsh Jones Aug 2017

Growth Mindset As An Approach For Improving Our Lives And Our Students' Lives (August 2017), Sarah Grison, Marsh Jones

Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning Workshops

This interactive presentation expands on the concept of growth mindset, the concept that growth and learning can come from failure, and discusses the impact that adopting a growth mindset can have on ourselves and our students. Concludes with some concrete suggestions for cultivating a growth mindset and embracing the power of "yet."


Educating Our Parkland Students In The 21st Century, Julie Weishar, Midge Siem, Patti Verstrat, Sarah Grison Aug 2017

Educating Our Parkland Students In The 21st Century, Julie Weishar, Midge Siem, Patti Verstrat, Sarah Grison

Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning Workshops

Characteristics of incoming college students are shared with this interactive slide presentation. Additionally, general learning outcomes and development in students of important skill sets (academic, personal, and professional) are used to guide participants to identifying the most effective techniques to improve student learning.


Growth Mindset: What Is It And Why Does It Matter So Much? (March 2017), Sarah Grison, Marsh Jones Mar 2017

Growth Mindset: What Is It And Why Does It Matter So Much? (March 2017), Sarah Grison, Marsh Jones

Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning Workshops

This interactive presentation defines what it means to have a growth mindset, the idea that learning comes from failure, explains why the approach is beneficial to students (and everyone), and identifies concrete ways to cultivate a growth mindset.


Brain-Based Learning (V 1.0), Sarah Grison Jan 2017

Brain-Based Learning (V 1.0), Sarah Grison

Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning Workshops

This interactive presentation discusses brain-based learning by identifying the myths versus the realities of the approach, exploring teaching an learning tools suggested by literature on brain-based research, and discussing how brain-based learning techniques might be useful in the community college classroom.


One More Student: Session 3: Is There Such Thing As An Exciting Lecture?, Charles Larenas, Dan Ryan, Sarah Grison Jan 2017

One More Student: Session 3: Is There Such Thing As An Exciting Lecture?, Charles Larenas, Dan Ryan, Sarah Grison

Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning Workshops

This interactive slide show discusses the academic challenges of the community college student, and offers practical, research-based methods to help engage students in effective learning strategies. This is the third session of a four-part workshop series which was designed as professional development for instructors teaching FYE101 at Parkland College.


One More Student: Session 4: How Can We Get Students To Come Back?, Charles Larenas, Dan Ryan, Sarah Grison Jan 2017

One More Student: Session 4: How Can We Get Students To Come Back?, Charles Larenas, Dan Ryan, Sarah Grison

Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning Workshops

This interactive slide show encourages community college faculty to explore their own teaching goals, provides an understanding of how developing a growth mindset in students can help them to return for more education, and shares some practical teaching tools to support student retention and success. This is the last session of a four-part workshop series which was designed as professional development for instructors teaching FYE101 at Parkland College.


One More Student: Session 2: Is There Such A Thing As Intrusive Teaching?, Charles Larenas, Dan Ryan, Sarah Grison Jan 2017

One More Student: Session 2: Is There Such A Thing As Intrusive Teaching?, Charles Larenas, Dan Ryan, Sarah Grison

Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning Workshops

This interactive slide show promotes supporting students with "intrusive teaching" and encourages faculty to get to know students outside the classroom by understanding the non-academic challenges faced by community college students and providing practical tools, armed with resources available for students, to engage in "intrusive teaching." This is the second session of a four-part workshop series which was designed as professional development for instructors teaching FYE101 at Parkland College.


One More Student: Session 1: What Tools Can Help Teachers Be Successful In Keeping Students, Charles Larenas, Dan Ryan, Sarah Grison Jan 2017

One More Student: Session 1: What Tools Can Help Teachers Be Successful In Keeping Students, Charles Larenas, Dan Ryan, Sarah Grison

Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning Workshops

This interactive slide show identifies the needs and challenges or the community college student, and how to best support those needs with practical teaching tools to improve student retention and success. This is the first session of a four-part workshop series which was designed as professional development for instructors teaching FYE101 at Parkland College.


Evidence-Based Teaching And Learning: Putting The Results Of Psychological Research To Work In Our Classrooms, Sarah Grison Feb 2015

Evidence-Based Teaching And Learning: Putting The Results Of Psychological Research To Work In Our Classrooms, Sarah Grison

Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning Workshops

If our pedagogical solutions are based on research they will have a high impact on student learning! Using evidence-based teaching methods will help student read and comprehend text, engage students in the classroom and with course materials, and improve student performance on tests. Methods addressed include assigning reading activities, repeated testing, and student response systems.


Alpha Phi Omega Section 50 Conference, Katherine Klindworth Jan 2012

Alpha Phi Omega Section 50 Conference, Katherine Klindworth

A with Honors Projects

The following is an assessment of my work as Conference Chair of the Alpha Phi Omega Section 50 Fall conference hosted by the Alpha Zeta Omega chapter right here at Parkland College. In addition to a reflection on the conference I have included photos from the event and the handout provided to conference attendees.


My Internship At The Champaign State’S Attorney’S Office, Rebecca Davis Jan 2012

My Internship At The Champaign State’S Attorney’S Office, Rebecca Davis

Independent Honors Projects

A summary of my experiences during my service honors project as an intern in the Champaign County State's Attorney's Office.


Illinois Public Community College Department Chair Roles And Role Conflict, Kristine M. Young Jan 2007

Illinois Public Community College Department Chair Roles And Role Conflict, Kristine M. Young

Vice President for Academic Services Scholarship

This research had two purposes: to determine community college department chair roles and to determine whether role conflict exists for the status of Illinois public community college department chair. The research was divided into two phases. In Phase I, community college department chair role factors were determined. Using ratings of importance reported by a sample of Illinois public community college department chairs on a modified version of Carroll and Gmelch’s (1992) department chair duty questionnaire, principal components analysis was employed to determine an underlying factor structure. Five factors were determined and interpreted as department chair roles: Department Leader, Resource ...