The “Human Element” in Our Online Classes

How to Keep the Human Element in Online Classes?

https://www.edsurge.com/news/2016-04-27-how-to-keep-the-human-element-in-online-classes.

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NOVA MEC Annual Walk for Life & Health Fair

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Multicultural Awareness Week

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My Story event

The Partner’s club whose mission is to promote disability awareness on campus and to assist with helping students with disabilities to connect with their peers on campus is hosting My Story event.  The event is scheduled for Wednesday, April 13 3:30 – 4:30 in LW 118.

“My Story” will begin with some Loudoun campus students with disabilities sharing their personal stories about the challenges and triumphs they face as students, followed by a Q & A session and then ending with some yummy pizza.

There will be a sign-in sheet so that we can notify any instructors of their students’ attendance in case you want to give extra credit to your students in a related course.

For questions, contact Sandi Nicholson, Assistant Dean, Partner’s Club Advisor, NOVA’s Loudoun campus, 703-450-2613

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Leadership Institute: Stress Less Workshop

Don’t let stress get you down! Learn how to successfully manage stress in an interactive workshop … just in time for the end of the semester!

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Ashleigh Tillman, M.Ed, Student Life Specialist

Office of Student Life – Loudoun Campus

O: 703-450-2616

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Call for proposals for Aug APDD

Planning for our August 20 Loudoun Adjunct Professional Development Day is underway.  As always, we appreciate your willingness to share your knowledge and skills with our adjuncts in the way of leading a professional development workshop for APDD.  Whether it be promoting student success, building meaningful curriculum, building student or professional relationships, or another appropriate professional development topic, we welcome your proposals for workshops at this time.

Full-timers,  keep in mind that presenting at APDD can serve to meet your APPDO requirements.

Please send the title for your proposed workshop along with a description in 50 words or less to snicholson@nvcc.edu

The deadline for submitting a proposal is April 11.

Please mark your calendars for Saturday, August 20 for APDD.  Thank you!

Sandi Nicholson, Assistant Dean, Physical Education Program,  NOVA’s Loudoun campus, 703-450-2613

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Faculty Training: Collaborative Classrooms at Loudoun

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Flip for the Flipped Classroom

Those collaborative classrooms in the new HEC building look nice, but… how do I use them?

Full-time and adjunct faculty are invited to join us for a demonstration of active classroom technology and techniques that will engage your students in learning. Jayson Brazelle of Virginia Commonwealth University’s Medical School will run through some easy activities you can incorporate right away- no matter which discipline you teach!

SIGN UP HERE

BYOL (bring your own laptop) if you can

Please register in advance for one of the five sessions:

Monday, March 21st

HEC 221

11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

or

Tuesday, March 22nd

HEC 211

9:00 AM – 10:30 AM

11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

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Active Shooter Response and Campus Safety

Active shooter incidents are increasing in frequency and lethality.  How would you respond?  This training explains why active shooter incidents occur, three response options, how to stay safe during law enforcement’s response, and steps NOVA police have taken to minimize  the likelihood and consequences such event.

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Technology Training Opportunities

The Technology Training Center is offering many technology training opportunities for faculty and staff in January and February. Please see the attached flyer for a sampling of some popular Technology Training Workshops. To see the full list of trainings offered and to register for a workshop, please visit the Technology Training Center website. If you have any questions, please email TechnologyTrainingCenter@nvcc.edu

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Spring 2016 Student Life Activities Calendar

Happy New Year Loudoun!

Attached is the Spring 2016 Student Life Activities Calendar. Stay in the Loop! Friend us on facebook and visit our website.

Click here Spring 2016 calendar of events

Contact: Tiffney Laing, Student Life Coordinator, Loudoun Campus, LC 102 N, Northern Virginia Community College, 703-450-2616

www.loudounstudentlife.com

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