ER&D Spring 2019 Course Schedule

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ZERD 011: Preparation for Online Teaching
Dates: 1/22/19 – 05/14/19

Facilitator: Toshiba Adams
Format: Online

Prerequisite: COMPSW-197 Introduction to Blackboard

ZERD-011 is required for any faculty interested in teaching online classes. This course is open for faculty needing Recertification credits or FQAS hours. There will be two 8 – week sections offered.

This course will provide participants with an introduction to designing and delivering an online course. The course will provide a theoretical framework for course design and delivery; demonstrate the importance of engaging students’ interactive experience; emphasize the importance of building an online learning community; promote strategies for integrating educational technologies into online teaching; review best practices related to course design; and model approaches for incorporating a variety of online assessments. After completing this course, participants will be able to understand the pedagogical concepts, trends, and mechanics of online course design and delivery; recognize the types of learning tools and resources available in an online environment; conduct a self and peer assessment of an online course design; and apply the principles learned in this course to begin designing or enhancing an online course. Blackboard will be utilized as the content management system. Online hours are incorporated for completion of assignments and the final project.

(2 crs/80 FQAS hrs)


ZERD 100: Peer Support: an Intro to Teaching

Dates: 03/14/19 – 05/09/19

Facilitator: Yvette Ardis
Format: Blended

Peer Support seminar introduces and models research-based teaching best practices and prepares participants for teaching at MATC. Participants learn the basics of navigating various MATC systems, digital communication, classroom management, teaching methods & assessments, as well as the basic neuroscience of teaching

& learning. Participants are paired with an experienced instructor who has been trained in peer mentoring. This relationship and the course offer new instructors a safe place in which to learn about MATC, to ask questions about the college and about teaching, as well as to share successes and challenges from the classroom. Participants will

begin developing their Faculty Development for New teachers portfolios.

(2 crs/80 FQAS hrs.)


ZERD 101: Understanding Classroom Environments

Dates: 1/22/19 – 05/14/19

Facilitator: Kathleen Briar
Format: Online

Prerequisite: ZERD-100 Peer Support

This course examines several factors that contribute to an effective classroom environment at MATC. These include understanding theories of learning, motivation and the impacts on the adult learner, promoting a culture of student success with classroom behavior exploration, and exploring teaching strategies. In addition, participants examine how their own professional behaviors and mindset impact the classroom environment. Participants continue to add to their Faculty Development for New Teachers portfolios.

(2 crs/80 FQAS hrs.)


ZERD 102: Instructional Planning

Dates: 1/22/19 – 05/14/19

Facilitator: Meredith Reeves
Format: Online

This course guides participants through the creation and implementation of complete learning plans. These learning plans include course calendar planning, instructional activities, and assessments. These instructional elements are also aligned with classroom management strategies. Participants will identify competencies and learning objectives. Based on these, they will develop lesson plans teaching methodologies, rubrics, and formative and summative assessment strategies. Participants continue to add to their faculty development for New Teachers portfolios.

(2 crs/80 FQAS hrs.)


ZERD 103: Course Design

Dates: 1/22/19 – 05/14/19

Facilitator: Larry Burton
Format: Online

In this course, participants build and document a course from the ground up using an instructional design system.  The students use their knowledge of instructional methodologies, assessments and planning to create and document an effective course.  The emphasis is on aligning the components of instruction into a coherent and comprehensive plan.  Participants continue to add to their Faculty Development for New Teachers portfolios.

(2 cr/80 FQAS hrs)


ZERD 104: Institutional Data & Evaluation

Dates: Available until May 14, 2019 (Access in Blackboard)

Facilitator: Meredith Reeves
Format: Online Workshop in Blackboard

REQUIRED OF ALL FACULTY

WTCS has determined that ALL part-time and full-time faculty successfully complete an online workshop ZERD-104.  You will register for the workshop in INFOnline.

Institutional Data and Evaluation Workshop provide a unique opportunity designed to provide a captivating look into important MATC data as well as satisfy the requirements for the new Data and Evidence Analysis competency for the WTCS Instructor Credentialing.

(4 FQAS hrs.)


ZERD 105: Integrate Reading Strategies

Dates:  03/08/19 – 04/05/19

Facilitator: Meredith Reeves
Format: Face to Face

This course provides instructors with strategies and best practices to enhance students’ study skills and expand students’ reading skills including comprehension, fluency, and vocabulary skills. Instructors will revise their current curriculum to facilitate students’ application of reading skills to academic tasks as they read to acquire and retain content-based information.

(1 cr/40 FQAS hrs.)


ZERD 107: Learner Supported Instruction

Dates:  01/22/19 – 05/12/19

Facilitator: TBD
Format: Online

This course provides instructors with strategies and best practices to enhance students’ study skills and expand students’ reading, writing, and math skills. Instructors will integrate course content to facilitate students’ success in their college courses by acquiring and retaining content-based strategies and information.

(1 cr/40 FQAS hrs.)


ZERD 200: Online Teaching Methods

Dates: 03/10/19 – 05/05/19

Facilitator: Stephanie McKennie
Format: Online

This course will explore teaching methods and best practices for online course delivery.  Students will build on the theoretical framework from ZERD 011 and will continue to refine their online course.  Strategies to deal with challenging student situations in the online environment will be explored.

(1 cr/40 FQAS hrs)


ZERD 202: Teaching & Learning w/ Technology

Dates: 01/27/19 – 03/31/19

Facilitator: Kameal Love
Format: Online

This course is designed to engage and facilitate the academic integration of technology tools with learning goals. Specifically, course participants will be able to identify and align technology tools with course learning objectives. Course participants will identify and integrate technology tools in alignment with course learning objectives. Various instructional technologies will be explored for course integration.

(1 cr/40 FQAS hrs)


ZERD 204: Teaching Career Essentials

Dates: 02/03/19 – 02/24/19

Facilitator: Lori Kornblum
Format: Face to Face

This course teaches instructors how to integrate Career Essentials into their classrooms to prepare students for the workplace.  Instructors will develop authentic assessments to meet at least one Career Essential.

(1 cr/40 FQAS hrs)


For assistance with registering in INFOnline, please contact the Welcome Center S115 Ext.7-6282 or see attached instructions on how to register in INFOnline.

ER&D New Course Offering *REQUIRED*

REQUIRED OF ALL FACULTY

checklist of instructor responsibilitiesZERD 104: Institutional Data & Evaluation Workshop
Format: Online
Available on May 6, 2018

Facilitator: Dr. Meredith Reeves

WTCS has determined that ALL part-time and full-time faculty successfully complete an online workshop ZERD-104.  You will register for the workshop on INFOnline and the workshop completion date is December 9, 2018.

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ZERD – 104:  Institutional Data and Evaluation Workshop provides a unique opportunity designed to provide a captivating look into important MATC data as well as satisfy the requirements for the new Data and Evidence Analysis competency for the WTCS Instructor Credentialing.

Please register in INFOnline!

Click here to view the tutorial on how to register for a course in INFOnline.

ER&D’s Summer Schedule 2018-2019

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ZERD 011: Preparation for Online Teaching
Dates: 6/10 – 7/29/2018
Facilitator: Toshiba Adams
Format: Online

Prerequisite: COMPSW-197 Introduction to Blackboard

ZERD-011 is required for any faculty interested in teaching online classes.

This course is open for faculty needing Recertification credits or FQAS hours.This course will provide participants with an introduction to designing and delivering an online course. The course will provide a theoretical framework for course design and delivery; demonstrate the importance of engaging students’ interactive experience; emphasize the importance of building an online learning community; promote strategies for integrating educational technologies into online teaching; review best practices related to course design; and model approaches for incorporating a variety of online assessments. After completing this course, participants will be able to understand the pedagogical concepts, trends and mechanics of online course design and delivery; recognize the types of learning tools and resources available in an online environment; conduct a self and peer assessment of an online course design; and apply the principles learned in this course to begin designing or enhancing an online course. Blackboard will be utilized as the content management system. Online hours are incorporated for completion of assignments and the final project.

(2 crs/80 FQAS hrs)


ZERD 104: Institutional Data & Evaluation
Available on May 6, 2018
Facilitator: Meredith Reeves
Format: Online Workshop

REQUIRED OF ALL FACULTY

WTCS has determined that ALL part-time and full-time faculty successfully complete an online workshop ZERD-104.  You will register for the workshop in INFOnline.

Institutional Data and Evaluation Workshop provides a unique opportunity designed to provide a captivating look into important MATC data as well as satisfy the requirements for the new Data and Evidence Analysis competency for the WTCS Instructor Credentialing.

Please complete this workshop no later than December 9, 2018.


ZERD 200: Online Teaching Methods
5/27- 6/17/2018
Facilitator: Stephanie McKinney
Format: Online

This course will explore teaching methods and best practices for online course delivery. Students will build on the theoretical framework from ZERD 011 and will continue to refine their online course.  Strategies to deal with challenging student situations in the online environment will be explored.

(1 cr/40 FQAS hrs)


ZERD 202: Teaching & Learning w/ Technology
5/27- 6/17/2018
Facilitator: Mernathan Sykes
Format: Online

This course will explore a variety of technology tools to enhance teaching and learning. This course explores the use of various academic technologies for the online, blended, hybrid and face-to-face learning environments. Technology tools for instruction will be applied to developing course curriculum.

(1 cr/40 FQAS hrs)


ZERD 203: Teaching Direct from High School
5/27- 6/17/2018
Facilitator: Kameal Love
Format: Online

This course will focus on new teaching methodologies to address the characteristics of the direct-from-high-school students, including generational differences in learning styles, socioeconomic and ethnic differences and the impacts of achievement gaps for the MATC student. Creating a culture of success, teachers will develop learning activities including the use of social media, varied technology, and improving the study skills for students.

(1 cr/40 FQAS hrs)


ZERD 204: Teaching Career Essentials
5/27- 6/17/2018
Facilitator: Lori Kornblum
Format: Online

This course teaches instructors how to integrate Career Essentials into their classrooms to prepare students for the workplace.  Instructors will develop authentic assessments to meet at least one Career Essential.

(1 cr/40 FQAS hrs)


ZERD 205: Engagement & Technology
5/27- 6/17/2018
Facilitator: Amarilis Martinez
Format: Online

This course is designed to help faculty learn and apply effective student engagement strategies.  In this course, faculty will learn about active learning, leading dynamic discussions, and be introduced to teaching techniques that use technology in the classroom, in an online course, and in a flipped classroom.  Instructors will revise their current curriculum to incorporate new engagements strategies.

(1 cr/40 FQAS hrs)


 For more information, please contact:

Dr. Meredith Reeves ER&D Curriculum Coordinator reevesmk@matc.edu

Click here to access INFOnline

Click here to view the tutorial on how to register for a course in INFOnline.

Click here to view Summer Course Schedule in PDF format.

ER&D New Course Offering

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Please Register Early to Prevent Cancellation of Course

ZERD 106-200:  Integrate Reading Strategies

Blended

Milwaukee Campus  

Instructor:  Dr. Meredith Kay Reeves

This course provides instructors with strategies and best practices to enhance students’ study skills and expand students’ reading skills including comprehension, fluency, and vocabulary skills.  Instructors will revise their current curriculum to facilitate students’ application of reading skills to academic tasks as they read to acquire and retain content-based information.

Please register in INFOnline: Click here to register for ZERD-106-200

Click here to view the tutorial on how to register for a course in INFOnline.

 

New Course Offering by ER&D

ZERD 106-200:  Integrate Reading Strategies

1 credit = 40 FQAS hours 
Blended Classroom Format
Milwaukee Campus

Instructor:  Dr. Meredith Reeves

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MIMB – Main Building M512 Related Instruction Friday 08:00AM – 11:55AM 02/02/2018 – 02/02/2018
MIMB – Main Building M512 Related Instruction Friday 08:00AM – 11:55AM 02/16/2018 – 02/16/2018
MIMB – Main Building M512 Related Instruction Friday 08:00AM – 11:55AM 02/23/2018 – 02/23/2018
MIMB – Main Building M512 Related Instruction Friday 01:00PM – 04:55PM 02/23/2018 – 02/23/2018
This course provides instructors with strategies and best practices to enhance Zerd 106 imagestudents’ study skills and expand students’ reading skills including comprehension, fluency, and vocabulary skills. Instructors will revise their current curriculum to facilitate students’ application of reading skills to academic tasks as they read to acquire and retain content-based information.

Join Professionals Abroad in Guatemala this summer!

Guatemala (2015)

  • May 26 – June 9
  • Open to full and part-time faculty and staff
  • Earn three credits
    • Cultural Competence – 1 credit
    • Service Learning – 1 credit
    • Spanish Language Acquisition – 1 credit

Contact: Deb Hoem-Esparza hoemesd@matc.edu or Barbara Surwillo surwillb@matc.edu

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Google Apps for Online Teaching Course – Register Today!

Faculty who are looking for training in the use of Google Apps to support teaching and learning are encouraged to enroll in our 1 credit, free professional development course this spring. The course will be offered at the Milwaukee campus. Attendance is required for all class meeting dates to earn credit.

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You may register for these classes online at INFOnline.  Please see our quick-guide “How to Register for Classes Online” or watch our tutorial video learn how this is done.

If you have questions about this course, please contact instructor Mernathan Sykes at sykesm@matc.edu.

Summer 2014 Blackboard & Google Apps Course Schedule

There's More to Learn_WebTile.gifFaculty who are looking for training in the use of Blackboard or Google Apps in their teaching are encouraged to enroll in our 1 credit, free professional development courses this summer. All courses will be held at the Milwaukee campus.

COMPSW-197-400 Introduction to Blackboard 9.x
Mon. June 2rd & Tues. June 3th, 9 AM– 4 PM, Room M458
Instructor: Stephanie McKennie

COMPSW-198-400 Intermediate Blackboard 9.x
Tues. and Thurs. June 10th & 12th, 9 AM–12 PM and online, Room M458
Instructor: Del Wakley

COMPSW-184-400 Google Apps for Online Teaching
Fri. June 13th & June 27th, 9 AM–3 PM, and online, Room M201A
Instructor: Mernathan Sykes

COMPSW-184-401 Google Apps for Online Teaching
Fri. July 111th & 25st , 9 AM–3 PM, and online, Room M458
Instructor: Mernathan Sykes

COMPSW-199-400 Advanced Blackboard 9.x
Mon. June 16 th, & 23 th, 9 AM–12 PM and online, Room M458
Instructor: Stephanie McKennie

COMPSW-197-700 Introduction to Blackboard 9.x
Tues. August 12 th & Thurs., August 14 th 5:00 PM- 9:00 PM and online, Room M458
Instructor: Del Wakley

Please register for these classes through INFOnline. To learn how this is done, please see our quick-guide “How to Register for Classes Online” or watch the tutorial video below: