Upcoming Flex Workshops

Advancing the Dialogue Brown Bag Lunch - "Microagressions in the Classroom" Y1939 Details here
12:00 PM, 11/20/2019 room: 2104 Flex Hours: 1
This is part of a series that will explore various topic related to diversity, student equity, and the ever changing needs of our students on campus.  Please look at the session material for more information. Videos for the topic of "Microagressions in the Classroomt" can be viewed at the following links:https://go.boarddocs.com/ca/yccd/Board.nsf/files/BA3TUN813CD7/$file/%E2%80%9CAm I overreacting_%E2%80%9D Understanding and Combating Microaggressions - Higher Education Today.pdfhttps://youtu.be/ZahtlxW2CIQ; https://youtu.be/_85JVcniE_M
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NEW Chi Lat Staff and Faculty Association Meeting Y1957 Details here
12:00 PM, 11/22/2019 room: Room 101 Flex Hours: 1
This is a NEW Chi Lat Staff and Faculty Association membership meeting. It is modeled after other associations at CCC campuses. For the purpose see below.If you can attend or have questions please contact, directly,  Chair Charlene Jacinto at: cjacinto@yccd.edu (Ethnic Studies, Adjunct Faculty). The Chicana/o,Latina/o Staff & Faculty Association (CLSFA) at Woodland Community College goals are as follows:To create an inclusive support mechanism for Chicana/o, Latina/o Hispanic, Indigena, ally staff and facultyTo support students in their academic, spiritual, social and cultural journeyTo increase access, retention, and graduation rates of Chicana/o, Latina/o, Hispanic, and Indigena studentsTo provide opportunities for Chicana/o, Latina/o, Hispanic, and Indigena students to engage in communityTo advocate for and support the recruitment, retention, promotion, of Chicana/o, Latina/o Hispanic, Indigena faculty and staffTo work with the college administration to increase opportunities for faculty and staff to advance to administrative and policy-making positionsTo work with academic departments to reflect the Chicana/o, Latina/o Hispanic, Indigena student experience throughout the curriculumFor more information please contact:Chair, Charlene Jacinto at:cjacinto@yccd.edu (Ethnic Studies, Adjunct Faculty) Resource: Melissa Moreno at: mmoreno@yccd.edu (Ethnic Studies Dept. Chair)
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Teaching Community across Disciplines - Meeting 7 Y1888 Details here
10:00 am, 12/06/2019 room: 849 Flex Hours: 2
The Teaching Commmunity across Disciplines is designed for Faculty that are just starting out to teaching or for those who have been teaching a long time.  This community gives faculty time to come together and learn from one another. It is a time to grow as an instructor and to  learn skills that will help in student succiss.  There is a stipend available for adjuncts who participate in all or a majority of the meetings.  If you recieve a stipend you may not use these hours to count towards flex.   If your have any questions or are new to this group please contact either Erika Noffsinger, enoffsin@yccd.edu or Kiara Koenig, kkoenig@yccd.edu. 
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Teaching Community- Meeting 6 Y1889 Details here
10:00 am, 12/06/2019 room: 849 Flex Hours: 2
The Teaching Community Across Disciplines is designed for Faculty that are just starting out in teaching and for those who have teaching experience.  This community gives faculty time to come together and learn from one another. It is a time to grow as an instructor and to learn skills that will help in student success.  There is a stipend available for adjuncts who participate in all or a majority of the meetings.  If you receive a stipend you may not use these hours to count towards flex.  There is flex available for those part-time that participate and don't get a stipend and for full-time faculty.  There is a Yuba College Canvas page for those of you who would like to join our group. If you have any questions or are would like to join this group of faculty, please contact either Erika Noffsinger at enoffsin@yccd.edu or Kiara Koenig at kkoenig@yccd.edu. 
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Math Teaching Community Meeting 9 Y1875 Details here
10:00 am, 12/13/2019 room: 849 Flex Hours: 2
The Math Teaching Community will be meeting throughout the Fall semester.  The purpose of this Teaching Community is to discuss, brainstorm and troubleshoot problems that are arising in the classroom because of the implementation of AB705.  We will also use this time to build materials that can be used to support students in courses like statistics and algebra.A stipend will be available for adjunct instructors that attend all 9 of the meeting or a partial stipend will be given for those who attend 6, 7 or 8 of the 9 meetings.  Flex is available to fulltime faculty who join us. 
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“Celebrating 50 Years of Teaching: Research Practices in Respectful Engagements, Cognition, Critical Thinking, and Evaluation. Y1953 Details here
evening during Adjunct orientation, 01/08/2020 room: Room with computer and TV screen Flex Hours: 2
The focus will be establishing respectful engagements, identifying underlying thought processes as the essence of teaching and student evaluation, training students to practice fundamental argumentative skills that sharpen their critical thinking skills as they engage in academic disciplines, and exploring possible meaningful ways to evaluate college instruction.  The presenter who is in his 51st year of teaching will share what has been the most important research practices that enabled him to enhance his students' cognitive abilities, to monitor his students' comprehension, and to develop the critical thinking abilities needed to study in academic disciplines.  James Prager has collaborated with Dr. Carl Spring (UC Davis) from 1986-92 in the area in the area of college reading. Their research paper "Training Community College Students to Follow Train of Thought (1991) was awarded the reseach paper of the year by the College Reading Association.  Prager also collaborated with Dr. Ross MacDonald (UC Berkeley) in the area of communication exchanges  in the instructional process (1992-98).  MacDonald's work has been used extensively in the training of teachers and tutors.  During the last decade, Prager has focused on the science of cognition and education, and he has had numerous opportunites to collaborate with Zachary Prager, cognitive scientist and positive psychology expert, (UCLA, Univ. Penn) in studying cognition as it relates to classroom teaching.  All of these ideas will be summarized and discussed in the context of changing classroom instruction.
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“Celebrating 50 Years of Teaching: Research Practices in Respectful Engagements, Cognition, Critical Thinking, and Evaluation. Y1954 Details here
evening during Adjunct orientation, 01/08/2020 room: Room with computer and TV screen Flex Hours: 2
The focus will be establishing respectful engagements, identifying underlying thought processes as the essence of teaching and student evaluation, training students to practice fundamental argumentative skills that sharpen their critical thinking skills as they engage in academic disciplines, and exploring possible meaningful ways to evaluate college instruction.  The presenter who is in his 51st year of teaching will share what has been the most important research practices that enabled him to enhance his students' cognitive abilities, to monitor his students' comprehension, and to develop the critical thinking abilities needed to study in academic disciplines.  James Prager has collaborated with Dr. Carl Spring (UC Davis) from 1986-92 in the area in the area of college reading. Their research paper "Training Community College Students to Follow Train of Thought (1991) was awarded the reseach paper of the year by the College Reading Association.  Prager also collaborated with Dr. Ross MacDonald (UC Berkeley) in the area of communication exchanges  in the instructional process (1992-98).  MacDonald's work has been used extensively in the training of teachers and tutors.  During the last decade, Prager has focused on the science of cognition and education, and he has had numerous opportunites to collaborate with Zachary Prager, cognitive scientist and positive psychology expert, (UCLA, Univ. Penn) in studying cognition as it relates to classroom teaching.  All of these ideas will be summarized and discussed in the context of changing classroom instruction.
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Advancing the Dialogue Brown Bag Lunch - "Intersectional Disability and Accessibility" Y1941 Details here
9:00 AM, 01/08/2020 room: 1167 Flex Hours: 3
This is part of a series that will explore various topic related to diversity, student equity, and the ever changing needs of our students on campus.  Please look at the session material for more information. A video for the topic of "Intersectional Disabilty and Accessibility" can be viewed at the following link:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W0I9kXwxIu0
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Advancing the Dialogue Brown Bag Lunch - "Inclusion and Diversity in Course Offerings" Y1942 Details here
12:00 PM, 01/21/2020 room: 1167 Flex Hours: 1
This is part of a series that will explore various topic related to diversity, student equity, and the ever changing needs of our students on campus.  Please look at the session material for more information. Material for the topic of "Inclusion and Diversity in Course Offerings" can be viewed at the following link:https://insideenglishonline.org/2017/03/03/addressing-the-call-for-diversity-and-equity-in-literature-offerings/
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Advancing the Dialogue Brown Bag Lunch - "The State of Veteran Students in California Community Colleges" Y1943 Details here
12:00 PM, 02/18/2020 room: 1167 Flex Hours: 1
This is part of a series that will explore various topic related to diversity, student equity, and the ever changing needs of our students on campus.  Please look at the session material for more information. Material for the topic of "The State of Veteran Students in California Community Colleges" can be viewed at the following link:https://go.boarddocs.com/ca/yccd/Board.nsf/files/BBZVBQ7FFB01/$file/1. The State of Veteran Students in California Community Colleges.pdf
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Advancing the Dialogue Brown Bag Lunch - "The Challenges of Parenting While in College" Y1944 Details here
12:00 PM, 03/18/2020 room: 1167 Flex Hours: 1
This is part of a series that will explore various topic related to diversity, student equity, and the ever changing needs of our students on campus.  Please look at the session material for more information. Material for the topic of "The Challenges of Parenting While in College" can be viewed at the following link:https://go.boarddocs.com/ca/yccd/Board.nsf/files/BFASXE74CB63/$file/The Challenges of Parenting While in College.pdf
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Advancing the Dialogue Brown Bag Lunch - "Student Mental Health" Y1945 Details here
12:00 PM, 04/21/2020 room: 1167 Flex Hours: 1
This is part of a series that will explore various topic related to diversity, student equity, and the ever changing needs of our students on campus.  Please look at the session material for more information.Material for the topic of "Student Mental Health" can be viewed at the following link: https://go.boarddocs.com/ca/yccd/Board.nsf/files/BFQVHX80E205/$file/1. Student stress surges %E2%80%93 Community College Daily.pdf
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