Innovation Celebration & other PDD activities March 28

Professional Development Day is next Tuesday, March 28. Below is an outline of the day’s activities. The Innovation Celebration is being held in the afternoon (see information below). You can find details and exhibit descriptions at:

Additionally, there have been slight changes to the meal plans for the ARHM and MTSC faculty and adjuncts. Please note those changes marked below with **.

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.: LEAGUE Kickoff Luncheon
Join the LLCC Foundation for their 2017 LEAGUE Kickoff Luncheon in the Student Union.

1 p.m.-3 p.m.: Innovation Celebration
The Academic Innovation and eLearning department is hosting the Innovation Celebration in the A. Lincoln Commons. The Innovation Celebration is a series of poster sessions highlighting innovative instruction and student learning initiatives at LLCC. This event provides an opportunity to share ideas about teaching experiences, student engagement activities, and other innovative college initiatives in a casual atmosphere with colleagues across campus.

Exhibits (InnovationCelebration2017map)

Accessibility Services Faculty Resource Guide • Assessment as Program Development: How Our Assessment Process Informs Curriculum and Instruction • Brainfuse HelpNow: Online Tutoring and More! • College for Kids Summer Tech Camps • Design, Develop, and Deliver Your Own eTextbook • Learn about Blackboard Community • Lightning Deaths and Injuries Over a 50 Year Span: Student Project • LLCC Anatomy Professors: The Real World • LLCC Bird Banding Station: Highlights of our First 9 Seasons • LLCC Food Pantry • Microsoft Office 365 – OneDrive • New eResources Available at LLCC Library • The Perfect Recipe: Special CAS 121 Section + Culinary Arts Students • Rap Poetry 101: Writing Rap Lyrics in ‘Introduction to Poetry’ • Reaching Out: Innovation at the Outreach Centers and in the Dual Credit Program • Sexual Violence Prevention and Education at LLCC • SoftChalk Cloud at LLCC • Springfield Parks Project: Student Project • STEAMSEAS Research Experience in Pacific Ocean: Student Presentation • Student Success Plan • Therapy Dogs • Using GIS to Understand Henry’s Appliance Repair Customer Base: Student Project

An ice cream social will also be held in the A. Lincoln Commons beginning at 1:30 p.m.

3:15-4:15 p.m.:  The New Look of Assessment – A Panel Discussion, Robert H. Stephens Room
Wondering about the new assessment process that was announced at Convocation?  Want to know more about the programs participating in the pilot and what they have accomplished so far?  In this session, members from the group piloting the new assessment process will be addressing these and other questions during their panel presentation. Find out what they have learned so far regarding assessment and their programs through the new process by engaging in a dialogue with current pilot members.

Evening Activities:

Instructional Department Meals and Meetings

 **Arts & Humanities Faculty will have their meal in MN2250 beginning at 5:00pm and the department meeting will begin at 6 p.m. in the same room.

 **Math & Science Faculty will have their meal in MN2207 beginning at 5:00pm and the department meeting will begin at 6 p.m. in the same room.

Social Science Faculty will be holding their evening activities in MN 2209. There will be a potluck beginning at 5 p.m. with the department meeting beginning at 6 p.m.

Business and Technology Faculty will have both their meal and meeting at 6 p.m. in WFCC 1156.

Medical Coding Faculty will have both their meal and meeting at 6 p.m. in Logan Hall 1114.

7-9 p.m.:  Assessment Workshop for Adjuncts,  MN2201
This workshop has been designed to assist adjunct faculty in their participation in the assessment process at LLCC. Participants will receive an assessment overview to gain an understanding of assessment as it occurs at LLCC and take part in a working session to complete various assessment activities, as time allows. Participants are asked to bring a syllabus with student learning outcomes, assignment instructions, assignments and/or tests, and data from completed tests and/or assignments that need to be analyzed.