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Anderson Conference 2013

  • When: Friday, February 1, 8am to 4:30pm
  • Where: Cascade Campus, TH 202
  • Theme: Diversity as a Resource for Teaching and Learning
  • Register: Registration has closed.

Stipend available for PT Faculty in attendance

Conference overview
  • 8am: Registration and breakfast
  • 8:30am: Welcome and overview
  • 9am: Workshop I
    • Academic Reading Across Disciplines
    • Diversity of Resources at PCC Library
    • Classroom Diversity Exercise
    • Intercultural Communication: Ontology of Language
  • 10:15am: Film festival and cultural events
  • 11am: Workshop II
    • Equity & Diversity in the Classroom
    • Mixing It Up: Linking to Videos and Ebooks
    • Building Community One Conversation at a Time
    • Using Analogy to Teach Organization and Revision
  • 12 noon: Lunch
  • 1pm: Workshop III
    • Student Panel
    • Digital Divides, Digital Literacies
    • Diversity as a Resource: Social Justice Framework
    • Teaching (Science) to Students with Disabilities
  • 2:15pm: President Pulliams and PCC Foundation
  • 3pm: Workshop IV
    • Universal Design and Syllabus
    • Computer Literacy
    • Who You Are and How You Teach
    • How to Develop Social Justice Working Group Within Your SAC
  • 4pm: Reception and sign out
Getting there

The conference will be held on Cascade Campus (link to campus map). We recommend that you carpool with instructors you know, take mass transit , or use alternative transport (link to PCC shuttles), as parking is extremely limited. If you must drive your own car, please plan to arrive early and spending time searching for a spot.

Registration and sign in

Registration and sign in will be held 8-8:30 am in Terrell Hall Rm. 202. Registration for latecomers/half-day participants will be available throughout the day in TH 202. If you are a Part Time Instructor and you would like to receive a stipend ($50 half day/$100 full day) you will need to sign in and sign out at the end of the day. You will also need to provide your PCC G number.

Fundraiser and prizes

We will be holding a fundraiser with prizes! All proceeds to benefit the PCC Foundation’s Campaign for Opportunity. Prizes will be awarded during the reception immediately following the final workshop, 4-4:30 pm in Terrell Hall 202. We encourage you to attend.

Film festival

Finally, please plan to attend the opening night of the 23rd annual Cascade Festival of African Films at the Hollywood Theater (4122 NE Sandy Boulevard). Opening night begins at 6:30 pm. Films are free and open to the public. See more at African Film Festival .