Professional Development Workshops & Events September 2011 - September 2016

Ventura College
Professional Development Workshops & Events
September 2011 – September 2016
(Some workshops and trainings are given yearly.)

 

  • Wellness Workshop (Raeann Koerner)
  • Disruptive Student (David Bransky)
  • Flip Classroom (Rebecca Chandler)
  • How to Apply for a Full Time Teaching Job for Part-time Faculty (Gwendolyn Huddleston, Deans)
  • How to Apply for a Dean Position (Gwendolyn Huddleston)
  • Suicide Prevention (Mary Jones)
  • One Book One Campus (VC Library)
  • Advance Banner Training (Terry Cobos)
  • Mental Health Outreach (Mary Jones)
  • Institutional Review Board Procedures (Gwendolyn Huddleston)
  • Microsoft Math 4.0 (Shuba Simhan)
  • What is Interdisciplinary Studies and Why is it the Hottest New Topic on American Campuses (Robert Porter, Eric Martin)
  • Pay For Yourself First (County Schools Federal Credit Union)
  • Maximize Microsoft Outlook (Grant Jones)
  • What are the Platonic Solids all About (Jarmila Nguyen)
  • The Syllabus Attitude (Tania DeClerck)
  • English Teaching Communities (Eric Martinson)
  • CPR Training (Kelly Neel, RN)
  • SITE Follow Ups (Sharon Beynon)
  • Healthy Lifestyle, Regular Exercise and it Contributions to a Healthy Mind, Body and Sprit (Tim Harrison)
  • Open Form with College President
  • Teaching Techniques Exchange Group (Lauri Moore)
  • Technology in the Active Classroom (Brent Wilson)
  • I Know What You Did Last Semester –Sabbatical (Stacy Sloan Graham)
  • How to Process Your SITE Funds (Eileen Crump, Sharon Beynon)
  • Classified Staff Thanksgiving Potluck
  • Annual Cookie Exchange
  • Classified Appreciation Lunch
  • Earth Day Campus Clean Up
  • How Students Transfer from Community College to University-What Faculty Need to Know (Marian Carrasco-Nungaray)
  • Academic Integrity (David Bransky)
  • Polite Write-E-Mail Etiquette in the age of Emoticons (Sharon Beynon)
  • D2L All Current Users – New Content Tool in 10.1 (Erica Tartt)
  • D2L Beginning – Gradebook Training (Erica Tartt)
  • Using Smart Classroom Technology (Grant Jones)
  • Assistive Technology and the “Average Student”—Find out How Computers Can Help Every Learning Style (Steve Turner)
  • Curriculum Updates (Gloria Arevalo)
  • The Foundation Has Money-Find out how to Help Your Students Get Money (Norbert Tan)
  • Come Proust with Us! The VC Literary Salon Begins ( Peter Sezzi, Henny Kim)
  • Legislative Changes Effecting Students and how Faculty can Assist (Victoria Lugo, Susan Bricker, Alma Rodriquez, Aurora De La Silva)
  • Yoga for Stress in the Classroom (Shelia Chima)
  • Voyager! Experience the New Library System (Ayanna Gaines, Peter Sezzi)
  • How to make PowerPoint more engaging (Ken Drake)
  • Verbal Judo-Conversations Strategies that Work When Talk Gets Tense (Gina Rae)
  • Using Clickers (Raeann Koerner )
  • Movement in the Classroom (Kenly Guzman)
  • Brain Theory and Stress in the Classroom (Gina Rae)
  • Want to Teach Online? A Pathway to Training, Certification and Best Practices (Erica Tartt)
  • 911 What to do before EMS Arrives Frist Responses in Classroom Medical Emergencies (Campus Police, Meredith Mundel, Nelly Neel, David Bransky)
  • Faculty Adventures (Gigi Fiumerodo)
  • Math Best Practices (Mike McCain)
  • Your Right as a Consumer (County Schools Federal Credit Union)
  • Web Enhancement Training (Erica Tartt)
  • Gamification in the Classroom (Keenan Kibrick)
  • Observation is Key (Jenchi Wu)
  • Canon Copy Center (Lisette Fernandez)
  • Self Defense/Assault Prevention for our Community (Larry Reynosa)
  • How to Produce a Poster in MS Word and Change it to a PDF in Photoshop (Dina Pielaet)
  • Communicating Expectation, Setting the Tone: The Interactive Syllabus (Tania DeClerck, Sumita Lall)
  • Automotive Technology in Action (Andrew Cawelti)
  • Supplemental Instruction: A Team Approach to Learning (Sharon Oxford)
  • Tegrity (Rebecca Chandler)
  • CCCO Help…Curriculum Required Changes Again! (Nan Duangpun, Gloria Arevalo)
  • Maximize Your New Lync Software/Phone (Grant Jones)
  • Meaningful Rubrics (Debbie Newcomb, Andrea Horigan & Ty Gardner)
  • Equity for All, Institutional Responsibility for Student Success (Dr. Estela Bensimon)
  • Basic Skills Class Strategies, Engage All Students Toward College Success (Steve Turner)
  • Practicing Council at Ventura College (Eric Martinsen & Robert Porter)
  • Entering the 3D World (Jamila Nguyen)
  • Investment Discussion Group (J. F. Crowley, Richard Cheline)
  • D2L Gradebook (advanced) (Rebecca Chandler)
  • Monthly Orientation Meeting for New Full Time Faculty (Tom Dalton)
  • Reading and Writing in the Classroom (Robert Porter and Eric Martinsen)
  • Student Success Act and General Updates (Dr. Greg Gillespie)
  • Content Tool-Advanced (Rebecca Chandler)
  • Pros & Cons of self-publishing" (Paulette Johnson)
  • Helping Staff Help Students Cope with Basic Skills Across the Curriculum (Steve Turner and Sumita Lall)
  • D2L Quiz Tools-Basic (Rebecca Chandler)
  • D2L Quiz Tools-Advanced (Rebecca Chandler)
  • Classroom Enhancement Training Using D2L (Rebecca Chandler)
  • Deepening the Circle: Re-visioning How To Be At Work (Robert Porter and Eric Martinson)
  • Banner Training for Scheduling, Finding Rooms, Running Reports, and more for Administrative Assistants (Connie Baker)
  • Classified Staff Development Retreat (Classified Senate)
  • Administrative Support Staff Training (Jeanine Day, Karen Osher, Brenda Griego, Terry Cobos, Dan Casey)
  • Lynda.com. (Rebecca Chandler)
  • Determine Constant and Effective Contact in Online Classes (Distance Education Committee)
  • Tips On How to Get a Full Time Teaching Position (Gwendolyn Huddleston)
  • Content Tool (Rebecca Chandler)
  • Rubric Tool (Rebecca Chandler)
  • The Basics of D2L – discussion Boards (Erica Tartt)
  • It Takes a Community to Help A Student Succeed (Jaclyn Walker)
  • Graphics, Print, Web & Publicity: The District Marketing Team is here for you! (Dina Pielaet, Janeene Nagaoka)
  • Practicing Council at Ventura College (Eric Martinsen & Robert Porter)
  • Online Tutoring – Using Smarthinking (Erica Hurtado)
  • Veteran’s in the Classroom (Perry Martin)
  • New Scantron Devices – Informational Demonstration (Grant Jones)
  • D2L Open House, Understanding Student Self-Assessment, Orientations (Sharon Oxford, Matthew Moore)
  • Quality Matter (Andrea Horigan)
  • D2L Grade Book Best Practices (for Web Enhancing, Simple Shell Users too)
  • Student Orientation Pilot Program
  • My Math Lab & D2L Integration (Matthew Moore, Sharon Oxford)
  • Degree Works (Scott Brewer)
  • Turnitin (Rebecca Chandler)
  • CCC Transfer Process “What Faculty Need to Know (Marian Carrasco Nungaray)
  • D2L Mixer (Sharon Oxford, Matthew Moore)
  • Summer Institute for Teaching Excellence (SITE)
  • Active Shooter Training/Safety Awareness on Campus
  • Distance Learning Understanding Regular and Effective Contact (Matthew Moore, Sharon Oxford)
  • SLOs 101 (Andrea Horigan, Debbie Newcomb)
  • How to Create an E-Portfolio (Sharon Oxford)
  • Autism Awareness and You in Your Classroom (Steve Turner)
  • What is Happening in the Career & Technical Education Field (Kathleen Schrader)
  • TracDat (Debbie Newcomb, Andrea Horigan)
  • Lync Phones (Grant Jones)
  • Tenure Process & Evaluations (Greg Gillespie)
  • Grades First (Corey Wendt, Scott Brewer)
  • Teaching at Night (Gwendolyn Huddleston, Campus Police, David Bransky)
  • D2L Open House (Matthew Moore, Sharon Oxford)
  • Back to School Breakfast with the College President
  • Large Classrooms – Ideas to Get Students Involved in Class (Panel Discussion)
  • Quality Matters-Faculty Share Their Insights on What Good Course Design Looks Like
  • The New Applied Science Center is Emerging-Tour
  • Importing Your Content and Organizing Your Gradebook (Sharon Oxford, Matthew Moore)
  • Faculty and Staff Colloquium (Professional Development Committee)
  • Spanish Heritage Fiesta (Diversity in Culture Taskforce)
  • Conducting Field Trips: Getting Students Out of the Classroom! (Philip Clinton)
  • New Classified Staff Orientation (Classified Senate)
  • New Full-Time Faculty Orientation (Jennifer Garner, Philip Clinton)
  • New Part-Time Faculty Orientation (Michelle Millea, Perry Martin, George Warren)
  • SEIU Update (Olivia Long)
  • 10 Ways Everyone Can Help Support Student Success  for Classified Staff (Pamela Yeagley)
  • 10 Ways Everyone Can Help Support Student Success for Faculty (Pamela Yeagley)
  • Advanced Microsoft Office (Grant Jones)
  • Adobe Products for You and the LRC Training Studio Updates (Matthew Moore, Sharon Oxford)
  • Want to Learn to Sew (Abra Flores)
  • OEI Online Student Success Workshop-Canvas, NetTutor and the VC Pilot Plan (OEI Team)
  • Learn Hot to Update Your Website with Drupal Training (Victory Kitamura)
  • The Ventura College Oral History Project: Using CAPS TV’s Video Resources for Class & Club Projects (Colleen Coffey, Michael Ward)
  • Lunch & Learn Learning Communities Mixer (Coordinated by the Learning Communities Committee)
  • D2L – Web Enhancing Your Classroom (Matthew Moore)
  • Degree Works – Makin and Education Plan (Corey Wendt)
  • Turnitin and Smarthinking Turnitin Software (Sharon Oxford)
  • Implementing Google Docs in Your Classroom (Matthew Moore)
  • PowerPoint in Online Classes-How to Turn Good Into Great! (Ann Bittl)
  • Degrees and Certificates-State Approval and Submission Process (Olivia Long, Debbie Newcomb, Michael Bowen)
  • Lynda.com and the LRC Training Studio “Maker Space” for Faculty (Sharon Oxford, Matthew Moore)
  • D2L and Distance Education Open House (Sharon Oxford, Matthew Moore)
  • Mandatory Curriculum Committee Member Training (Michael Bowen, Olivia Long, Nan Duangpun)
  • Nursing Faculty Curriculum Revision Retreat
  • Distance Learning: Techniques for Online Office Hours that Translate into Regular and Effective Contact (Sharon Oxford, Matthew Moore)
  • Using Motivational Interviewing to Improve Student Success (Lois Zsarnay)
  • Assisting Long-Term Language Learners and ESL Students, Multilingual Students (Karen Harrison)
  • Learning Communities Workshop-Practical Steps to Collaboration with Colleagues (Jenna Garcia, Robert Porter)
  • SLO Summative Evaluations-Making Scantron Work for You (Andrea Horigan, Sharon Oxford)
  • Learn SharePoint – Online Webinar (District Office)
  • An Introduction to the Fitness Center for All Faculty and Staff (Maureen Eliot)
  • Faculty and Classified Share Fair (Sharon Beynon, Eileen Crump)
  • Mentoring at Ventura College (Sharon Beynon)
  • Basic Skills Classroom Strategies and Autism Awareness and You in Your Classroom (Steve Turner)
  • Free Apps and Tech for Instructors and Students (Grant Jones, Sharon Oxford, Matthew Moore)
  • Online Mentoring/Model Online Class (Philip Clinton, Nathan Cole, Andrea Horigan, Matthew Moore, Sharon Oxford)
  • Lecture Capture (Sharon Oxford, Matthew Moore)
  • SLOs—Closing the Loop and a Bit about the Software TracDat (Andrea Horigan, Debbie Newcomb)
  • Equity Plan Open House-What we’ve done and where we are going with the Equity Plan (Kammy Algiers)
  • Achieving the Dream Discussion for Administrators
  • Lunch and Learn with the Education Assistance Center (Patty Wendt)
  • Missionize Your Existing Events to Maximize Your Fundraising Efforts (Ventura College Foundation)
  • Achieving the Dream Discussion for Classified Staff (Kay McClenney, Mark Figueroa)
  • Achieving the Dream Discussion for Academic Senate and Faculty (Kay McClenney, Mark Figueroa)
  • CTE New Faculty Orientation
  • Overview of Turnitin, Smarthinking and Informational Scantron Use (Sharon Oxford)
  • Santa Paula East Campus Open House (Tim Harrison, Sabrina Canola)
  • SLO Training-Simplifying Assessment (Debbie Newcomb, Andrea Horigan)
  • D2L Design Time (Sharon Oxford, Matthew Moore)
  • Regional Transfer Success Summit and Transfer Success Student Academy
  • Transfer Success Student Academy
  • D2L Quizzes (Sharon Oxford, Mathew Moore)
  • Robert’s Rules of Order (Peter Sezzi, Michael Bowen)
  • Navigating Hiring Forms and Hiring Procedures 101 (District HR Staff)
  • iPads in the Classroom (Sharon Oxford, Matthew Moore)
  • Online Web Conferencing Tools (Sharon Oxford Matthew Moore)
  • Loosen up! Give your Body a Break with Stretches You Can Do at Your Desk (Pamela Yeagley)
  • Effective and Regular Contact (Sharon Oxford, Matthew Moore, Andrea Horigan)
  • Basic Computer Skills Workshop for M&O Staff (Matthew Moore)
  • D2L Web Enhancing your on Campus Courses (Sharon Oxford, Matthew Moore)
  • ADA Compliance (Sharon Oxford, Matthew Moore)
  • Achieving the Dream – Data Summit (Kay McClenney, Mark Figueroa)
  • D2L Tools and Widgets (Sharon Oxford, Matthew Moore)
  • Dia de Los Muertos (Mecha)
  • Diwali - Festival of Lights (Gigi Fiumerodo)
  • Women’s History Month (Colleen Coffey)
  • Black History Month (Olan Washington, Perry Martin)
  • Caesar Chavez Day (Mecha)
  • Art Walk (Gwendolyn Huddleston, Sara Murillo, Sandy Mason, Art Department)
  • Student Orientation and Appreciation (Tim Harrison, Gwendolyn Huddleston)
  • International Film Festival (Ben Somoza)
  • Earth Summit (Farzeen Nasri)
  • History and Politics of the Armenian Genocide (Ara Khanjian)
  • Clothesline Project (Lucy Capuano)
  • ThinkB4YDrink (Lucy Capuano)
  • Shoeshine Boy presentation (Rene Corado)
  • Evaluations: Peer, Chair, Dean, Mentor A Conversation to Discuss the Meaningful Evaluation
  • Best Practices in Online Instruction to Increase Student Success (Andrea Horigan)
  • Equity, Stereotypes and Faculty Academy: First Session, Stereotype Threat and Equity A Discussion of the Power of Perceptions, Second Session: What has Faculty Academy learned about Equity in the Classroom
  • Our Organization Structure…What Should it Look Like? (Greg Gillespie, Kim Hoffmans)
  • Alphabet Soup, Getting Beyond the Acronyms of the Special Initiatives at VC
  • When Conflict Happens—What Do I Do? (Mary Jones, Raeann Koerner)
  • VC at the Forefront in Online Education (Gwendolyn Huddleston)
  • Syllabus as a Centerpiece (Philip Clinton)
  • Desire to Learn Questions/Quest for Success Materials for Online Courses (Matthew Moore, Sharon Oxford)
  • Accreditation…How Can We Pass? (Kim Hoffmans)
  • Outstanding VC Faculty, Join innovative Colleagues as they share their ideas
  • Building your Online Community (Sharon Oxford, Matthew Moore)
  • Online Teacher Training in D2L (Matthew Moore, Sharon Oxford)
  • Evacuation Chair Training (Thomas O’Conner)
  • Ventura College Classified Supervisor Roundtable Discussion
  • Diversity in Culture Festival (Diversity in Culture Taskforce)
  • Online Teacher Training in Canvas (Matthew Moore, Sharon Oxford)