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Professional Development

Faculty discussion Faculty development at Valencia College: Could PCC do something similar? 3
Steve Beining talks about Faculty Development at PCC and compares it to Valencia's strong catalog of development opportunities. Posted April 18, 2016
Cartoon of supervisor entering a classroom, asking the unknowing instructor "REady for your performance review?" Online course observations – a fresh perspective 3
What are important items for observation in an online class? Posted January 25, 2016
EC 201 Essay Rubric Three online learning tools to try in 2016 6
Peter challenges you to try three new tools in D2L in the coming year. Each tool support a positive practice that can improve student learning. Posted January 11, 2016
Easy visuals with canva Easy visuals with Canva
Create visual components for your online content with Canva. It is easy to learn, has user friendly drag-and-drop interface and will get you professional looking results after few min of work. Posted November 16, 2015
WAMOE logo The Web Accessibility MOOC for Online Educators (#WAMOE) ! 1
It's not too late to join WAMOE, a free online course that covers web accessibility for online educators. Posted October 19, 2015
Fall Faculty Learning Communities: Focus on Rubrics
Learn about rubrics and create one to use in your online course. Posted October 2, 2015
Video camera Your Knowledge + Our Production Team = Video Camp!
Distance Learning Faculty - Get paid to create engaging and professional media for your fully online courses! Posted September 30, 2015
making notes from a guide about online teaching Introducing a guide for new and experienced online instructors
Check out the new What Works Well in Teaching Online at PCC booklet that was created by the Distance Learning Advisory Council with feedback from faculty and staff. Posted September 28, 2015
QM Logo “Applying the Quality Matters Rubric” online workshop
Date: Tuesday, November 3rd – Thursday, November 19th Facilitators: •    Greg Kaminski (PCC) •    Tani McBeth (PCC/Clark) •    GwenEllyn Anderson (Chemeketa) […] Posted August 13, 2015
D2L Mooc for effective practices using the learning environment
Learn more about the D2L Learning Environment and some effective practices from this free online MOOC. Posted April 7, 2015