It's time for our next month's topic in our Year Round Learning journey. February's topic is Cultural Inclusivity. First, here's what you can plan for and expect with this month's topic: Blogpost: Read below for overview, definitions, examples, tips, and other resources.Lunch Time Conversation: Join us Tuesday, February 19th @ noon for some casual conversation … Continue reading Year Round Learning – February: Cultural Inclusivity
By Matthew Young, English Instructor - Centralia College Throughout English 102 my students and I explore rhetoric—how to convince, how to persuade, essentially argument and how it works. Yes. I get to spend twelve weeks every year poking holes in the arguments of college students and sending them back to the drawing board. It can … Continue reading Guest Post: Digital Literacy in the Composition Classroom
https://youtu.be/7mqMHb6Gmxg Faculty at Centralia College were asked two questions: What does instructional design mean to them? and What's the difference between a subject matter expert and an instructional designer? What do you think?
Open Image from Pixabay This month's Year Round Learning theme is "Teaching Techniques" and I wanted to explore a topic that I'm familiar with - Gamification. 'Why Gamify?' is a great question to ask yourself if you're an instructor that hasn't explored it yet. It's also a great question if you're an instructor who has … Continue reading Teaching Technique – Why Gamify?
Adapted from "Speakers" from Pixabay Centralia College eLearning and Library have collaborated to bring you Year Round Learning with monthly themes. Each month will have activities for you to engage with: blog posts, presentations, lunch time learning, and resources in Canvas - all around that month's theme. To kick things off for the month of … Continue reading Year Round Learning
Traditional ideas of assessing whether a student understands what they've learned is a paper, a test or quiz. This doesn't necessarily address the fact that not all students think that way or organize their thoughts in that way. It also promotes the idea that students have to do things the same as others and fit … Continue reading Remixing: A Deeper Look at Audience and Outcomes
We are excited to award the newest Faculty and Staff Innovator Award at CC to none other than Joan Rogerson. As Program Coordinator for the Student Job Center, Joan's work supporting the center and helping place students into jobs both on and off campus has enormous impact on the success and future of the students they … Continue reading Congratulations to Faculty/Staff Innovator – Joan Rogerson
The Human Resources Department at Centralia College is another recent recipient of the Faculty/Staff Innovator Award. They are a four person team consisting of Vice President of Human Resources & Legal Affairs, Julie Ledford (Huss), Assistant to HR Director and Benefits Manager, Tammy Remund, Executive Assistant to the VP of HR, Candi Fetch, and HR Consultant, … Continue reading Congratulations to Faculty/Staff Innovators – Centralia College HR Department
Alisha Williams is an awardee of the Faculty/Staff Innovator Award at Centralia College. She is in her third quarter teaching English composition as an adjunct instructor for Centralia College. For her first English 102 course, she said she "really wanted something fun that also provided a context for writing." So, she "decided to use a … Continue reading Congratulations to Faculty/Staff Innovator – Alisha Williams
Alexander Solomon is a recent awardee of the innovator award at Centralia College. He is an artist and Assistant Professor of Art and Graphics at Centralia College. He is being recognized for his innovations in teaching art, including his recent research and development of a Computer Graphics 2 course, where students make 3D and 2D models … Continue reading Congratulations to Faculty/Staff Innovator – Alexander Solomon