Fall 2013 Convocation Week
August 17-24

Last updated: August 19, 2013 12:33 PM

Day Time Topic Presenters Room Description
Saturday, August 17 9:00 - Noon New Adjunct Faculty Orientation Various C236 Orientation progarm for adjunct faculty who are new to Eastfield College
           
Monday 9:00 - 11:30 Cooperative Learning Foundations, Part A  Certification requires Part A and Part B
Shazia Ali, Pebble Barbero, Matt Hinkley & Reem Soliman G128 Introduce and certify attendees to use cooperative learning in the classroom.  This is a 7 hour certification course requring completion of both Part A on Monday and Part B on Tuesday.
Monday 9:00 - Noon A Framework for SLO Assessment Cathy Hasson C297 For Faculty.  Learn about and discuss organizing action research teams, designing techniques that follow sound assessment principles, and using an inquiry process to reflect on and take action on the assessment results.
Monday 10:00 End of Daze: Know your classroom AV Technology Staff C236 Drop-in to learn about the technology in your classrooms
Monday 1:00 EOP: Emergency Operation Plan Sergeant Jacobs S100 & S101 Introduction to the EFC Emergency Operation Plan
Monday 1:00 - 4:00 A Framework for SLO Assessment Cathy Hasson C297 For Student Services Staff.  Learn about and discuss organizing action research teams, designing techniques that follow sound assessment principles, and using an inquiry process to reflect on and take action on the assessment results.
Monday 2:00 R.A.I.N. Sergeant Boney S100 & S101 Learn how to properly respond to an emergency situation
Monday 3:00 Administrator Association Meeting Lindle Grigsby G204
Monday 3:00 Faculty Association Meeting John Wadhams G101-102
Monday 4:00 AL&L Division Meeting Rachel Wolf G101-102
Monday 4:00 Career Technology Divison Meeting Gerald Kozlowski T181
Monday 4:00 CR&M Division Meeting Ricardo Rodriguez C295
Monday 4:00 Science & PE Division Meeting Gretchen Riehl S100 & S101
Monday 4:00 SSHSB Division Meeting Richard Cinclair & Mike Walker G204
Monday 5:30 Faculty Dinner Michael Gutierrez G building lobby 
Monday 6:30 Faculty Meeting Michael Gutierrez Performance Hall
Monday 7:15 Discipline Meetings TBD Rooms identified at faculty meeting
Tuesday 7:30 - 10:30 Annual Employee Wellness Testing Cynthia Taylor S100 - 101 Please remember to FAST 10 to 12 hours before testing
Tuesday 9:00 - Noon Turning Data into Action Cathy Hasson C297 Learn to engage in evidence-based dialog and collaborative inquiry that will assist the student success and student completion agenda.
Tuesday 9:00 - 11:30 Cooperative Learning Foundations, Part B Shazia Ali, Pebble Barbero, Matt Hinkley & Reem Soliman G128 This is the second part of the Cooperative Learning Foundations Certification Course.
Tuesday 9:00 - 4:00 Learning Framework Training: The Synthesized Approach Myesha Applewhite G101
Tuesday 10:00 - 11:15 Partners in Excellence Kathy Carter & Sandra Hunter C236 Eat, Greet and Meet EFC Library & AV Technologies support staff. Request materials, electronic research guides, product demos, Films on Demand & NBC Learn
Tuesday 11:00 Texas Completes - A call to Action Cindy Castaneda, Linda Richardson & Gretchen Riehl G102 Update on the Texas Completes project
Tuesday 11:15 Mobile Presence in Our Library Kwashawn Barnett & Kathy Carter Library

Learn about the Library mobile app for faculty, students, and staff, iPad usage in the Library and introduction of the newest library video series “Library Moment with Kway”

Tuesday Noon New Faculty Lunch Michael Gutierrez C236  
Tuesday 1:00 Campus Event Planning 101 Judy Schwartz & Janet Foreman C295 Learn how to reserve space, manage facilities and order media so your event will be a success.
Tuesday 1:00 EFC Community Garden Vera Gullien, Sheneika Hathaway, Laura Carr, Frank Milsap, James Martin & Adam Qualkenbush G102 Introduction to the Eastfield Community Garden Project
Tuesday 1:00 Introduction to Starlink Henry Hartmann G128 Introduction to the Starlink resource of on-line professional development for faculty
Tuesday 1:00 Using Your Employee Benefits Dawne McKinley G204 2014 Employee benefit plan changes
Tuesday 1:00 R.A.I.N. Sergeant Boney S101 Learn how to properly respond to an emergency situation
Tuesday 1:00 - 3:30

Collaborate eCampus Training

Jane Penney L311

COLLABORATE is the new tool available through eCampus to engage with your students.  It takes the place of WIMBA and has many options available to help you engage your students in learning environments.  Participation is limited; all participants will need microphone and video cams that will be provided by LCET trainer.  

Tuesday 2:00 Best Practices for Online Learning Jason Busbin C236 Syllabus upload, CV, Collaboration, Course design & Quick design tune-ups
Tuesday 2:00 ADA Policies and Procedures for the Classroom Bobbi White C295 Clarify instructors' role and responsibilities in providing federally mandated access services to students with disabilities
Tuesday 2:00 Club Advisor Orientation Judy Schwartz & Rita Bregola C297 Risk management, club procedures and DCCCD policies for club advisors
Tuesday 2:00 iPads in the Classroom David Danforth G102 Learn how to use your iPad in the EFC classrooms, plus a review of the latest apps.
Tuesday 2:00 2014 Professional Development Marvin Arts G128 2014 changes and tips for completing your professional development requireents
Tuesday 2:00 ATS and Search Committee Training Sharon McKinney G204 What you need to know before using the Applicant Tracking System and serving on a  search committee
Tuesday 2:00 EOP: Emergency Operation Plan

Sergeant Jacobs

S101 Introduction to the EFC Emergency Operation Plan
Tuesday 3:00 Financial Aid Update Susan Grove C295 Learn the latest information about DCCCD Financial Aid services
Tuesday 3:00 The History of Eastfield College Jerry Henson G128 Understand the culture and history of Eastfield College
Tuesday 3:00 Learning Communities at the Heart of QEP Kyle Barron, Kassandra Buck & Jonathan Michalon G204 Update on the QEP and engaging students
Tuesday 3:15 The Line Dance Craze Ronda Grandberry S100 Learn new steps and review the old ones.
Tuesday 5:00 End of Daze: Know your classroom AV Technology Staff C236 Drop-in to learn about the technology in your classrooms
Wednesday 7:30 - 10:30 Annual Employee Wellness Testing Cynthia Taylor S100 - 101 Please remember to FAST 10 to 12 hours before testing
Wednesday District Curriculum Meetings at RLC
Wednesday 10:00 The Pitch Perfect Professor Melinda Imthurn G204 Learn the fundamentals of vocal production & vocal health.  Use your voice efficientlyand avoid vocal problems.
Wednesday 10:00 CERT Training Captain Tim Ellington N109 Training for current and prospective members of the EFC CERT team.
Wednesday 10:00 End of Daze: Know your classroom AV Technology Staff C236 Drop-in to learn about the technology in your classrooms
Wednesday 11:30 - 1:00 Moving from Groupwise to Outlook Jason Busbin C236 Assitance in using our new email, calendar and contact programs
Wednesday 1:00 Swingology Captain Tim Ellington S100 Come learn the basic steps of swing dancing
Wednesday 5:00 End of Daze: Know your classroom AV Technology Staff C236 Drop-in to learn about the technology in your classrooms
   
Thursday 8:00 Continental Breakfast Performance Hall Foyer
Thursday 9:00 Convocation Performance Hall
Thursday 11:00 Lunch and Other Activity Gymnasium
Thursday 2:00 College Opens
Thursday 5:00 End of Daze: Know your classroom AV Technology Staff C236 Drop-in to learn about the technology in your classrooms
           
Friday 9:00 - 4:00 Applying the Quality Matters Rubric Jane Penney & Susan Long L108D Quality Matters foundation class.  Must register via e-connect.  Questions? Contact fast@dcccd.edu
Friday 10:00 End of Daze: Know your classroom AV Technology Staff C236 Drop-in to learn about the technology in your classrooms
           
Saturday, August 24 9:00 - 11:00 eCampus for the classroom Jane Penney L108D Learn the basics of eCampus