Spring 2014

  • Wednesday, February 5, 2014
    3:30 pm – Madison 215

    WebStudy Light for Face-to-Face Faculty

    WebStudy Light for Face-to-Face courses allows instructors to post syllabi, course materials, and news announcements on our learning management system.  Join us to learn more about this exciting tool! Bring your Colleague ID number, so you may login and follow along at your computer station. Reserve a seat today by contacting the Distance Learning Department at DistanceLearning@camdencc.edu.
  • Thursday, February 6, 2014
    3:30 pm – Library 012

    Spotlight on E- Books

    Join us for a discussion about the use and value of e-books in the College community. Learn about the extensive collection of academic e-books (more than 100,000) that you and your students can access from the Library. How do you find these resources? How do you use these resources?  How do e-books compare to print books? Ask questions and share your observations.
  • Wednesday, February 26, 2014
    3:pm – WSH 104

    Holistic Grading for Timed Essays

    Responding to a timed writing assignment can pose different challenges for teachers than responding to revised writing.  How do we adjust our feedback for essays that may not be revised?  What considerations do we make in our assessment of essays that are written in a timed, controlled environment? In this workshop, we’ll review the department rubric for holistic grading of timed essays and discuss ways to offer effective feedback for them.

    (This is an Academic Skills workshop, please contact Kelly Pietruca @ 4559 for more information)
  • Thursday, March 6, 2014
    3:30 pm – Madison 203

    Quality Matters in Online Course Design

    Join Camden County College's E-Learning Specialist, Rosalia DeNardo, as she discusses the fundamentals of good online course design based on the Quality Matters Rubric and the Web Study Learning Management System. Many of the principles behind Quality Matters are applicable in traditional courses also.
  • Thursday, April 3, 2014
    3:30 pm – Connector 352

    Unraveling the Maze of Student Support Services

    Become a better advocate as you lead your students along the path to success.  This info session on the available student services at Camden County College will cover the new FERPA rules, issues that affect International Students, veterans, and students who have disabilities

  • Thursday, April 10, 2014
    2pm – CAM 323

    Teaching Reading Beyond the Textbook

    The reading skills textbooks are the basis of our courses, but what do when we want to stretch beyond the textbook?  In this workshop, we’ll discuss ways to incorporate outside readings into our lessons.  We’ll review the kinds of readings that work well for each level and the ways these readings can support and enhance the content of our courses. 

    (This is an Academic Skills workshop, please contact Kelly Pietruca @ 4559 for more information)
  • Thursday, April 17, 2014
    2 to 3:30pm – MAD 205

    WEBINAR: Distance Learning Regulations, Update 2014

    As Internet-based learning has grown in both availability and sophistication, institutions offering these courses increasingly find themselves battling against an array of laws, regulations, rules and policies at the federal and state levels, and among accreditors and other quality-assurance organizations. Distance learning compliance is at best costly and at worst has erected barriers to access.

    Between new Federal rules returning to the antiquated credit-hour standard and state laws that require schools that enroll learners in 100% online courses to nonetheless secure a state license, there is considerable fear, confusion and misinformation.

    This Webinar will provide you with a summary of the state of all levels of regulation as its affects distance learning and provide a roadmap for navigating the complexities that surround the field.
  • Thursday, May 1, 2014
    3:30 pm – Connector 352

    Classroom Management – Dealing with Difficult Students

    Managing student conduct can seem daunting, especially to newer instructors. However, it is one of the main tasks teachers have in order to maintain an academic classroom environment. This presentation from Dr. Jim Canonica and Jackie Tenuto speaks to the discipline concerns of instructors and gives an overview to the resources that are available to them. 

Additional Staff Training
The Office of Enrollment and Students Services offers a full slate of training and workshops throughout the year. Download the current schedule.

Online Learning Opportunities
Can’t find time to attend a Teaching Learning Center lecture?
You can now earn a certificate of completion by taking a Library of Congress self-paced interactive module – online and on your schedule. Each multimedia-rich program delivers approximately one hour of staff development.




Alexander Breve
Assistant Dean for Academic Support
Extension: 5056




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