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Teaching and Learning Academy

Complete Attendance
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PURPOSE   The Teaching and Learning Academy (TLA) will provide support, guidance, and training to new faculty. Participants will develop a close-knit support system. Additionally, participants will learn about: South Texas College’s mission, philosophy, and student population South Texas College culture, policies, and faculty evaluation process Effective teaching and active learning strategies and techniques How to navigate and effectively use Blackboard Resources available to faculty and their students at South Texas College BENEFITS TLA participants will be part of a close-knit community, as they become part of the STC family. During the fall semester, faculty will learn about the STC culture, polices, and assessment processes. They will also become Blackboard certified so that they may teach hybrid courses and web-enhance. In the spring semester, new faculty will be provided with in-depth training on the andragogy and pedagogy, contextualized in the teaching and learning environment. Participants will implement proven instructional strategies learned in the Academy to create an engaging environment and implement effective interactive content  that positively impacts the success of their students. Faculty will also learn to incorporate authentic assessments, employ reflective practices, collaborate with a professional learning community of their peers and integrate technology. In addition, there will be a Great Teacher’s Seminar held in the Spring Semester for TLA participants. This seminar will give faculty the opportunity to reflect on and to share their experience with their colleagues. PARTICIPATION Participation in the Teaching & Learning Academy is required for all new full-time faculty at South Texas College. It will provide faculty with information and resources needed to serve our students effectively.

New Faculty and Staff

$0.00

50

1

23

56

No

None

Office of Professional and Organizational Development

$0.00

Dates, Times and Locations

Room Name Workshop Date Begin Time End Time
STC Pecan Campus
Y2.101 (ALC)
9/6/2019 8:30 AM 11:30 AM
STC Pecan Campus
Rainbow Room (Library 2nd Floor)
9/20/2019 8:30 AM 11:30 AM
STC Pecan Campus
G 103
10/4/2019 8:30 AM 11:30 AM
STC Pecan Campus
G 212
10/18/2019 8:30 AM 11:30 AM
STC Pecan Campus
Y2.101 (ALC)
11/1/2019 8:30 AM 11:30 AM
STC Pecan Campus
Y2.101 (ALC)
11/15/2019 8:30 AM 11:30 AM
STC Pecan Campus
Y2.101 (ALC)
12/6/2019 8:30 AM 11:30 AM
STC Pecan Campus
G 101 ALC
1/24/2020 8:30 AM 11:30 AM
STC Pecan Campus
G 101 ALC
2/7/2020 8:30 AM 11:30 PM
STC Pecan Campus
G 101 ALC
2/21/2020 8:30 AM 11:30 AM
STC Pecan Campus
G 101 ALC
3/6/2020 8:30 AM 11:30 AM
STC Pecan Campus
G 101 ALC
3/27/2020 8:30 AM 11:30 AM
STC Pecan Campus
G 101 ALC
4/3/2020 8:30 AM 11:30 AM
STC Pecan Campus
G 101 ALC
4/17/2020 8:30 AM 11:30 AM
Renaissance Casa de Palmas Hotel, McAllen 4/24/2020 8:30 AM 5:00 PM
Renaissance Casa de Palmas Hotel, McAllen 4/25/2020 8:30 AM 12:00 PM

Workshop Contacts

Name Type E-Mail Phone
Crista Hirmas Presenter chirmas@southtexascollege.edu
Erika Leal Contact erleal@southtexascollege.edu (956) 872-7249
Sylvia Valdez Contact svaldez@southtexascollege.edu (956) 872-7269
Cari Olea Contact crobledo_9980@southtexascollege.edu (956) 872-6407

Special Accomodations
For requests for special accommodations for this workshop, please contact one of the individuals listed above at least ten (10) business days prior to the workshop date.