Flex Opportunities

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Directed Learning Activities (DLAs) are individual activities that allow you to work independently to delve into a specific topic.  The Learning and Academic Resources (LAR) Department has worked with the Flex Committee to originate the DLA options below for your professional development. 

We have staff and instructors ready to help at both the LAC (L212) and PCC (EE206).  Explore the many services we offer through the navigation pane to the left or feel free to stop by either campus’ Multidisciplinary Success Center and find out how we can support you and your students.

Faculty & Staff MDSC DLA

Complete the Faculty and Staff MDSC DLA and find out what the Multidisciplinary Success Centers are all about. Come to either the Multidisciplinary Success Center at PCC (EE206) or LAC (L212) and our friendly front desk staff will help you get started.  Earn four (4) hours Flex credit and learn about the Multidisciplinary Success Centers services and assistance for your students.  

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First Generation Students in the Classroom DLA

Whether you are teaching your first class at LBCC or you’ve been teaching for 40 years, you’ve undoubtedly noticed the overwhelming number of first-generation college students in your classes.  Download and complete the First Generation Students in the Classroom DLA to familiarize yourself with these students. Earn six (6) hours Flex credit and learn about instructional practices that seem to work well with this cohort. 

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FPD Premium Webinars & Workshops

Participants will gain a greater understanding of a variety of critical and relevant topics related to classroom instruction as well as to broader issues facing educators today. Participants will gain information, training, and skills necessary to implement positive change in the classroom and at the college.

To receive Flex credit for viewing these webinars or workshops, complete the Flex Verification Form and record the webinar on your Flex Report Form. Select your webinar from the list below.  Scroll through the list to find the webinar you wish to view. You may have to log in to view certain webinars.

Please consult the Technical Support webpage if you experience any issues in accessing or viewing the webinars. Please remember to complete this short survey after viewing this webinar. Your feedback is essential to continue offering this resource. 

Creating Ideal Learning Environments Webinars

Best Practices For Moving Lab-Based Science Courses Online Safely & Effectively

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Delivering On The Career Promise: How To Incorporate Experiential Learning Curriculum Into The Student Experience Description
 
Developmental Education: Redesign By Committee Description
 
Developing and Engaging A Community of Learners: Cultivating The Habits of Mind for Academic Success and Lifelong Learning Description
 
Establishing Course Guidelines and Expectations that Improve Student Success and Satisfaction Description 
 
Flipped Classroom Power Point
 
Free Tips, Tricks, and Technology Tools for Teachers Description
How To Help Students & Staff Discover Their Ideal Learning Environment Description
Jump Start Student Success With 24/7 Learning And Writing Strategies Description 
Increasing First-Year Student Engagement, Learning and Success In Community Colleges Description
 Using Rubrics In Student Affairs: A Direct Assessment Of Learning Description 

Safety Webinars

Ending Campus Violence: New Approaches To Prevention

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Finding Resources to Fund Community College Prevention & Emergency Preparedness Programs 

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Violence Goes to College: Detecting and Preventing Avenger Violence

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Special Populations Webinars

Education to Employment: Designing a System that Works

NOTE: click on “Watch the Video” in the orange box to access webinar.

Description: Around the world, governments and businesses face a conundrum: high levels of youth unemployment and a shortage of job seekers with critical skills.
When Johnny Comes Marching Home: Reintegration Problems and Concerns of Military Service Members Returning from Combat Description

Student Services Webinars

Academic Advising: The Future Of Student Success

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Back to the Basics: Providing Quality Customer Service in Higher Education

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How To Help Students & Staff Discover Their Ideal Learning Environment

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Providing Services 24/7: Restructuring How We Support Today’s Students

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Support Services For Online Students: Strategies For Success Description

Using Rubrics In Student Affairs: A Direct Assessment Of Learning

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Merging your Professional and Personal Lives Webinars

How to Enhance Your Credibility As a Higher Ed Professional
 
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How To Help Students & Staff Discover Their Ideal Learning Environment Description

Preventing Faculty & Staff Burnout: Helping Employees Recognize & Minimize Stress

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So You (and everyone else) Had A Bad Day: Improving Morale in Tough Times Description
What New Faculty Members Need to Know Description
Where Does My Job End And My Life Begin? Practical Tips To Get Your Balance Back Description

Online Teaching

Free Tips, Tricks, and Technology Tools for Teachers

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Transforming Teaching And Learning With Open Educational Resources (OER)

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Support Services For Online Students: Strategies For Success

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YouTube And Wikipedia: Education Game-Changers

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