Professional Development

Goals

To provide support to all faculty and staff in successful implementation of the QEP.

Strategies

  • Hold regular meetings
  • Provide MyMathLab training
  • Create virtual teaching and learning center in Blackboard (MathTLC)
  • Offer instruction-focused professional development on local PD days
  • Join relevant associations and attend conferences

Timeline

Professional Development  
Provide MyMathLab training August 2013, January 2014
Hold regular department meetings January 2014
Offer general effective teaching workshop Friday during Spring semester
  • Revised PD team to include regular faculty
September 2013
  • Researching possibilities
Beginning October 2013
  • Dr. Jonathan Taylor; Learner Resistance
April 25, 2014 from 10-12
Provide a virtual MathTLC Spring 2014
  • Created shell Blackboard course
September 2013
  • Add content
Beginning January 2014
Join professional associations August/September 2013
Attend conferences  
  • Compiled upcoming conferences
September 2013
  • Attended ALADE
October 11 (Mary and Katherine)
  • Attended Transitional Education Summit
October 25 (Mary and Jacques)
  • Attended ACCA
November 24-26 (Mary and Pat)

Resources

Conferences
AMATYC (American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges)
AlaMATYC (Alabama Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges)
NADE (National Association of Developmental Education)
ALADE (Alabama Association of Developmental Education)
NCTM (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics)