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Upcoming SUNY CPD workshops: faculty learning communities; wikis, blogs and FaceBook

August 20th, 2010 Comments off

SUNY Center for Professional Development is pleased to announce the following webinars as part of the SUNY TLT Cooperative:
The TLT Cooperative, by SUNY for SUNY, helping you think strategically about teaching and learning with technology.

Grassroots Professional Development: Faculty Learning Communities

Date: September 15, 2010
Time: 1:00 – 2:00 pm
Location: Online Webinar
Cost: FREE

A faculty learning community (FLC) is a group of faculty and professionals from various disciplines who meet over a defined period of time. The specific purpose of every FLC varies, but they all are based on the premise that the opportunity to work together in a supportive and collaborative environment contributes to successful faculty development.  For more information and to register click: (More info…)

Cooperative Contributor:
Christopher Price is the Director of the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching and Instructor for the Department of Political Science and International Studies at the College at Brockport, State University of New York. He received his PhD in political science from the University at Albany in 2004. He conducts workshops on course design, discussion-based teaching, communicating effectively with students, facilitating faculty learning communities, and using critical reflection to improve teaching and learning. His current research looks at how the power-balanced classroom can serve as a means of citizen education.

Wikis and Blogs and Facebook…OH MY!

Date: October 13, 2010
Time: 1:00 – 2:00 pm
Location: Online Webinar
Cost: FREE

Are you intimidated in department meetings when colleagues go on and on about the wikis and blogs they use in their classrooms? What is a wiki? What is a blog? They sound like characters out of a Star Wars movie. And, Facebook in the classroom…NEVER! What’s happening to education today?  For more information and to register click: (More info…)

Cooperative Contributor:
Nancy Wozniak joined the TLT in Fall 2008 to become Stony Brook’s first Learning Architect in The Faculty Center where she consults with faculty on the planning and design of courses and effective course management methods.   She received her Masters of Arts in Education, specializing in Instructional Technology from the University of Akron.  She holds a B.A. in Business Administration from Hiram College and studied television production and communication at Lorain County Community College.

TO REGISTER:  http://www.cpd.suny.edu