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Schedule: Summer Institute 2013

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Schedule for the 2013 YC Faculty Summer Institute.
Schedule for the 2013 YC Faculty Summer Institute.

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Summer Institute 2013 Page 1 of 15 
Tuesday, May 14th, 2013
The Summer Institute will be held over the course of three days. It is a teaching and learningevent for all full-time and adjunct faculty, focusing on best practices in the classroom, as well astechnology topics for enhancing the student learning experience. Staff are welcome to attendsessions as they apply to their own professional development at the college.
Coffee and Pastries 8:30 AM
9:00 AM
Coffee and pastries will be served.
Welcome Address 9:00 AM
9:30 AM
Dr. Penelope Wills, Dr. Greg Gillespie and Stacey Hilton will kick off the 8
annual Summer Institute.
They’ll recap some of the great work done over this year and discuss moving forward
on future projects.
Dr. Penelope Wills, President, Yavapai CollegeDr. Greg Gillespie, Vice President, Instruction & Student ServicesStacey L. Hilton, Dean for Instructional Support & Improvement
General Session: First Year Experience 9:30 AM
10:30 AM
The presenters attended the 32
Annual Conference on the First Year Experience, sponsored bythe University of South Carolina and the National Resource Center. They will share some of theresearch and insights they gleaned from the conference, as well as strategies for implementing aFirst Year Experience at Yavapai College.
“The Team”:
Matt Pearcy, Professor, ScienceNancy Schafer, Professor, Foundation Studies/EnglishDr. Mark Shelley, Professor, Liberal Arts/Psychology/SociologySandy Garber, Dean for Student ServicesBob Hoskovec, Director of Student LifeTania Sheldahl, Director of Academic Advising, Counseling, and Testing Services
11:00 AM
Summer Institute 2013 Page 2 of 15 
Getting Off on the Right Foot 11:00 AM
12:00 PM
Data shows that four easy tasks done at the beginning of the semester can have a large impacton student success. Participants at the session will examine their own (and others!) syllabi andbeginning of the semester materials through the lens of student centered research. Together we'lltailor these research findings to the students at YC with the end goal of increasing studentsuccess.
Matt Pearcy, Professor, Science
Online Learning: Anyone, Anywhere, 11:00 AM
12:00 PMbut NOT Anytime
Tired of seeing enrollment numbers plummet after students login and realize that Online MAT 152
isn’t On
ground MAT 152 Lite, despite what the “people in the dorms” said? Tired of feeling
disconnected from your online students and always wondering if everyone is on the same pageout there in cyberspace? Come to this session to learn about Blackboard Collaborate, a tool thatis available to YC faculty members. Collaborate allows you to meet in real time with your onlinestudents, making possible online lectures, debates, demonstrations, presentations and myriadother innovations. The session will also review research that highlights the retention benefits of synchronous interactions in online classes and other best practices for online teaching. In
addition, we’ll give you access
to and time to play with Collaborate. Who said online classes haveto be anywhere, anyone AND anytime?
Mr. Curtis Kleinman, Professor, Visual, Performing and Liberal ArtsMrs. Debbie Roberts, Professor, Visual, Performing and Liberal Arts
Creativity: Who Has It 11:00 AM
12:00 PM& How to Access Your Eureka, Aha and Epiphany
Begin with a lecture/PowerPoint covering individuals who found creative solutions in a variety of disciplines.Cap with a guided tour of the imagination and the participants will write about their experience or do a drawing to document the environment or observed objects.
Cindy DeCecco, Professor, Visual, Performing and Liberal Arts
Introduction to the iPad 11:00 AM
12:00 PM
Here's your chance to find out more about the iPad before you buy.
Dr. Roy Breiling, Director of Instrumental Music Activities, Professor, Music
Top Ten Tips, Tricks, and Peeves 11:00 AM
12:00 PMin Email Communication
We will explore the world of emails in a professional setting. Have you ever sent out an email thatyou wished you could snatch back? Have you ever read an email that set your blood boiling?How can you prevent those situations? What are your top tips, tricks, and things that drive you
Summer Institute 2013 Page 3 of 15 
By the end of this session, participants will be able to:1. Develop top 10 list of email tips to use as a reference2. Identify and eliminate email irritants3. Describe appropriate usage of To:, CC:, BCC:4. Create clear and concise email content5. Apply editing and proofing techniques
Lindsay Henning, Associate Professor, BuCS
Lunch 12:00 PM
1:00 PM
Lunch will be served in the Susan N. Webb Community Room.
General Session: 1:00 PM
2:00 PM
“What’s up with the YC website”
(1:00 PM
1:30 PM)
  Your Response to Campus Safety 1:30 PM
2:00 PM)
“What’s up with the YC website”
 Members of the ITS Department will give a brief update on the upcoming changes to the YCwebsite and related services. The presentation will focus on where to find commonly usedresources and new features of the environment.
Patrick Burns, CIO; Sean Hagan, Webmaster Your Response to Campus Safety: Are you prepared for an emergency? Joe Cappelli and Larry Klempner will discuss the necessaryresources available on Yavapai College Campuses for emergency situations. This information willhelp assist faculty and staff with the means to protect themselves, the students, and the public.They will also provide insight on what is needed during lockdown situations.
Chief Joe Cappelli, College PoliceLt. Larry Klempner, College Police
2:15 PMHaving fun with MS Word! 2:15 PM
4:15 PM
Come and learn some handy "Tips & Tricks" to help you create and work on your WORDdocuments more easily and with less frustration! There are some real time-savers available pluswe'll even play with TABLES.
Joan Baum, Adjunct Faculty BuCS & Community Ed

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