FEC Calendars

 

Spring and Summer 2016 FEC Calendar Events (as of December 2015) will include Great Books and Great Decisions discussion groups, the Online Teaching Certification program, and Canvas Training. Additionally, FEC has confirmed blanket prior authorization for activities related to outcomes assessment, program review, curriculum, library liaison, Canvas, pedagogy discussions, and governance committees.

FEC calendar events will be announced by email prior to each month and posted to the COS Active Calendar .


Summer and Fall 2015 FEC Calendar Events (as of May 2015)

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Online Teaching Certification

Online Teaching Certification

Teaching Boot Camp

Online Teaching Certification

Online Teaching Certification

Online Teaching Certification

Online Teaching Certification

 

 

New Faculty Orientation

Great Books

Great Books

Great Books

Great Books

 

 

Acceleration

Great Decisions

Great Decisions

Great Decisions

Great Decisions

 

 

Student Services

Blackboard Training

Blackboard Training

Blackboard Training

Blackboard Training

 

 

On-Campus Leadership

Pedagogy Coaching

Pedagogy Coaching

Pedagogy Coaching

Pedagogy Coaching

 

 

Access and Ability Center

 

 

 

 

 

 

Convocation – Dr Tyrone Howard, Guest Speaker

 

 

 

 

 

 

Technology Summit

 

 

 

 


Spring 2015 FEC Calendar Events (as of December 2014)

Check the monthly FEC calendar (published one week prior to the start of any month) for details, changes, and additions.

January             

February

March

April

May

Teaching Boot Camp

Bb Training

Bb Training

Bb Training

Bb Training

Bb Training

TLC Walk-In Hours

TLC Walk-In Hours

TLC Walk-In Hours

TLC Walk-In Hours

Convocation

Great Books

Great Books

Great Books

Great Books

TLC Walk-In Hours

Great Decisions

Great Decisions

Great Decisions

Great Decisions

Great Books

 

 

 

 

Great Decisions

 

 

 

 

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FEC calendars are published one month in advance during the academic year. The FEC plan (see below) provides an overview of workshop topics for each calendar year. For more information, contact the FEC Chair​.


Faculty Development Plan for 2015


The faculty needs survey was distributed at Convocation day, 8/11/14. 

2015 FEC Faculty Development Plan

 

Provide information on topics of interest through a FEC website faculty development resources guide and offer workshops on campus and online in the following areas:

Administration

·       Budget

·       Campus safety and security

·       Interpreting and using data

Curriculum

·       Acceleration

·       Assessment

·       Common Core

·       Critical Thinking

·       Curriculum development

·       Information literacy

·       Writing across the curriculum

On Campus Leadership

Student Services

·       Academic probation, dismissal

·       Meeting students’ mental health needs

·       Procedures, policies, and services

·       Counseling

Teaching

·       Discipline-specific best practices

·       Commenting on student writing

·       Project-based instruction

·       Reading and writing skills

·       Foreign language learning

·       Classroom management (e.g., cellphones)

·       Learning styles, diverse learning needs

·       Multiple intelligences

·       Online teaching certification

Technology

·       Banner

·       Blackboard

·       Media in the classroom

·       Sharepoint

·       Social networking

·       TracDat

·       MS Office

·       Using the WWW in the classroom

·       Mobile devices in the classroom

·       Using the WWW in the classroom


Title 5 55730

 

A district conducting an approved flexible calendar shall do all of the following to ensure effective use of resources during flex days:

(a) conduct and annually update a survey of the most critical staff. student, and instructional improvement needs in the district;

(b) develop and carry out a plan of activities to address the critical needs;

(c) maintain records on the description. type and number of activities scheduled and the number of district employees and students participating in these activities;

(d) evaluate annually the effectiveness of conducted activities and update the plan to reflect needed changes;

(e) appoint and hold regular meetings of an advisory committee composed of faculty, students, administrators and other interested persons to make recommendations on staff, student, and instructional improvement activities; and

(f) provide, upon request of the Chancellor, copies of documents and information specified in Subsections (a) through (d), inclusive.

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