The AFC has some great programming planned for 2013. The dates are set and we want you to participate! take a look at the programming starting in February 2013! All meetings start at 5:45 and will end before 7:00.
Thursday, February 7th, 2013 – Active Learning: Beyond the Lecture
This is a seminar that will introduce different ways to engage your students through group work such as flipping the classroom and other non-traditional techniques.
Saturday March 2nd, 2013 – Woodbridge Adjunct Faculty Conference
The premier adjunct professional development event. The programming will run from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm and will feature the most popular topics of training: Blackboard beginning and Advanced, Human Resources presentation on how to earn permanent positions, and syllabus evaluation and collaboration.
Wednesday, April 3rd – Freshmen to Seniors: Teaching NOVA’s age range
It can be challenging to deliver the same message to someone who is 18 years old and 80 years old, although many adjuncts must do so every day! Come to this training to find out how you can be sure that everyone in your class, regardless of age, has a fair opportunity at learning.
Tuesday, June 4th – Human Resources Presentation: Moving up the career ladder
The Adjunct Faculty Council will welcome the NOVA Woodbridge Human Resources representative on Tuesday June 4th. Come and learn about the process of getting a promotion as an adjunct, getting hired full time, or using your position as an adjunct to enhance your status in your full-time position.
Thursday, August 1st – Instruction Design: Resources and Learning
Want professional guidance on how to design your course? Do the timelines always fall exactly where you expect them to? This program is designed to give you ideas about course design that maximizes your students ability to demonstrate their learning.
Wednesday, Oct. 2nd – Dealing with learning disabilities
Student with varying sets of abilities walk through NOVA’s doors every day. Have you ever wondered what to do when you have a set of learning disability accommodations handed to you? Have you ever been told that a student learns differently, yet their disability is not documented? This program is designed to help you know what to do when you are teaching students with learning disabilities.
Tuesday, Dec. 3rd – Emergency Preparedness: How to protect yourself
Do you know that every classroom has a panic button? Do you know how to make sure that you and your students know what to do in the case of an emergency? This program is valuable training that everyone can use to bring peace of mind and a game plan to every class session.