Professional Development

what's your story Can online instructors show “selective vulnerability?” 6
Back in January, I was pleased to see that many online instructors responded warmly to my post about becoming a […] Posted April 15, 2019
In a box Take your discussions out of the box
Tired of reading the same tedious responses to your discussion topics? Do your students tire of following the same formula, […] Posted November 26, 2018
Multnomah Falls, Portland by Caleb Jones (Unsplash.com) Join the 8 Week Course Tune-Up Challenge 1
Ah… summer. We are so close. Whether you spend your summers teaching those over-achieving summer course-taking students, or spend your […] Posted June 5, 2017
Instructor writing on glass Project Learning Glass
Learning Glass is available for instructor requests. Learn more about Learning Glass at PCC. Posted February 27, 2017
Best practice: get help with media
Hereʻs a quick annotated list of resources for finding and creating media for your courses at PCC. Posted January 31, 2017
Eight points to help make sense of OER
Peter shares 8 take-aways about OER from a conversation with one of our librarians, Jen Klaudinyi. Posted June 27, 2016
Image of sign post set of arrows with "coaching" at the top Mentoring? Coaching? Future steps for our mentor program
Are you aware of our Online Faculty Mentor program? Do you know there’s a faculty mentor responsible for each discipline […] Posted May 23, 2016
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
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