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New Faculty Seminar Series--Fall 2017

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Newberry Community Room

Health Science Hall, Downtown Campus

Jefferson Community and Technical College

110 W. Chestnut Street, KY 40202

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NEW FACULTY SEMINAR SERIES

Welcome to the JCTC faculty community! The New Faculty Seminar Series supports new faculty with discussion and training on key topics relevant to teaching at JCTC. All sessions will take place on the Downtown campus in the Newberry Community Room, HSB 151 EXCEPT FOR the October 6th session at the Technical campus and the October 20th session in Health Science 444A. For the Fall 2017 semester, please join us for the following sessions:


FRIDAY, AUGUST 25: STARFISH TRAINING FOR NEW FACULTY

Retention Specialist Amanda Daley will lead a hands-on training session to familarize new faculty with our Starfish retention software, which faculty use in both their instructional and their academic advising roles. [Registration information sent out separately; registration already closed]


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 8: PEDAGOGY AND ENGAGEMENT STRATEGIES

Led by Dr. Randy Davis, Dean of General Education and Transfer Studies, this session will focus on small but effective classroom activities and strategies to increase student engagement.


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22: CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT AND DEALING WITH DIFFICULT STUDENTS

Led by Dr. Laura Smith, Vice President for Student Affairs, this session will provide practical strategies for creating a productive learning environment and for working with disruptive or challenging students.


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6: LEARNING FROM TECHNICAL AND INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION*** PLEASE NOTE: THIS SESSION WILL BE HOSTED ON THE TECH CAMPUS AT 800 W. CHESTNUT ST. --Building B, Room 101

Hosted by Dr. Telly Sellars, Dean of Technical Education and Division Chair Grant Gamble, this session will increase participants' familiarity with JCTC's technical and industrial education programs and will strengthen the partnership between tech ed and gen ed faculty.


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20: PLANNING AHEAD FOR PERFORMANCE REVIEW AND PROMOTION-***LOCATION CHANGE: Health Science 444A***

Led by Dr. Diane Calhoun-French, Vice President for Academic Affairs, the final fall session will focus on the faculty performance review and promotion processes at JCTC.

Location

Newberry Community Room

Health Science Hall, Downtown Campus

Jefferson Community and Technical College

110 W. Chestnut Street, KY 40202

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