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- Cropper, M. Accessibility Resource for Faculty. BCTC LibGuide. Retrieved from: http://bluegrass.libguides.com/accessibility.
- DigitalGov. (2013, December 4). How to Use Assistive Technology to Comply with Section
508. Retrieved from:
- Ruukel, Romy. "A Case for Accessible, Usable and Universal Design for Learning." Higher Ed Beta. Inside Higher Education, 3 June 2015. Web. 12 June 2015. Retrieved from: https://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/higher-ed-beta/case-accessible-usable-and-universal-design-learning
- Southeast ADA Center. ADA Resources & Training. Retrieved from: http://www.adacourse.org/.
- Spotlight on Disability Newsletter. American Psychological Association. Retrieved
- U.S. Department of Education. (1998, September). Auxiliary Aids and Services for Postsecondary Students with Disabilities. Retrieved from: http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/docs/auxaids.html.
- WKUTutorials. (October 29, 2012). Best Practices for ADA Compliant Online Course Material.
- Moltz, D. (2011, January 19). Complex Measures of Success. Inside Higher Ed. Retrieved from: https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2011/01/19/voluntary_framework_of_accountability_releases_first_set_of_community_college_standards.
- NC State University. Internet Resources for Higher Education Outcomes Assessment. Retrieved from: http://www2.acs.ncsu.edu/UPA/archives/assmt/resource.htm.
- Change Management: What s the Big Deal? The Solarity Group. (n.d.). Retrieved from: https://solarity.com/articles/change-management-whats-the-big-deal/?utm_source=Newsletter&utm_campaign=a888e02cea-Solarity_Newsletter_June_20156_23_2015&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_067b7f1f73-a888e02cea-90731877
- Bell, S. (2011, July 11). Antidote for Entitled Customers . Inside Higher Ed. Retrieved from: https://www.insidehighered.com/views/2011/07/29/bell_essay_on_changing_classroom_experience_to_meet_student_demands
- Fairweather, A. Action Ideas to Deal with Difficult Customers. eMagazine for Customer Service Professionals. Retrieved from: http://www.customerservicemanager.com/action-%20ideas-to-deal-with-difficult-customers.htm.
- Felix, S. Dealing with Difficult People: 17 Tips to Keep You Sane. WebMD Commentary from Good Housekeeping Magazine. Retrieved 8/27/14 from: http://www.webmd.com/women/features/difficult-people.
- Pelusi, N. (2006, September 1). Dealing with Difficult People. Psychology Today. Retrieved from: http://www.psychologytoday.com/articles/200609/dealing-difficult-people.
- Svartoien-Conway, J.I. and Rathburn, M.L. (2010). Disruptive Students: How Far Does Your Policy Go When a Student Goes Too Far? Retrieved from NACADA Clearinghouse of Academic Advising Resources Website: http://www.nacada.ksu.edu/Resources/Clearinghouse/View-Articles/Disruptive-students.aspx
- Decker, Carol. "Creating a Culture for Millennials." Association for Talent Development, 29 Sept. 2015. http://tinyurl.com/ocp5pka.
- Best 44 Lecture Videos for Entrepreneurs
- This resource includes a compilation of free YouTube videos and TedTalks presented by well-known business leaders. The purpose of this site is to provide information on how to start and grow a company. However, the information contained in the videos is also relevant to current business operations and covers information related to marketing approaches, creative thinking, teamwork and project management, starting new ideas, hiring approaches, communication, and more. While created for a business setting, content can be relevant to educational settings as well
- Greenwald, R. A. (2012, August 8). New Kinds of Leadership. Inside Higher Ed. Retrieved from: https://www.insidehighered.com/advice/2012/08/08/essay-leadership-higher-education.
- Morrin, A. (2013). Factors that are Important to Succession Planning: A Case Study of One Ontario College of Applied Arts and Technology. College Quarterly, 16(1). Retrieved from: http://www.collegequarterly.ca/2013-vol16-num01-winter/morrin.html.
- Patton, C. (2013, September). Tips for effective succession planning in higher education. University Business. Retrieved from: http://www.universitybusiness.com/article/tips-effective-succession-planning-higher-education.
- Sanders, S. (2011). Strategies for Succession Planning: Increasing Student Services Professionals in the Pipeline. iJournal, 25. Retrieved from: http://www.ijournalccc.com/articles/issue_25/sanders.html.
- Westmoreland, Melissa. Lead, Follow, or Get Out of the Way. Association for Talent Development, 29 Sept. 2015. http://tinyurl.com/p8htppo
- Mental Health and Well-being for College Students. College Student Mental Health. Learn Psychology. http://www.learnpsychology.org/mental-health.
- Promoting Student Mental Health: Expert Advice and School Resources for Understanding Disorders and GettingHelp. Student Mental Health Awareness Resources. AccreditedSchoolsOnline. http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/resources/student-mental-health-resources/.
- Ariely, D. (2012, October). What Makes Us Feel Good About Our Work? TEDTalk. Retrieved from: http://www.ted.com/talks/dan_ariely_what_makes_us_feel_good_about_our_work?language=en
Safety and Security
- Flash Point on Campus - Recognizing and Preventing Violence on Campus. YouTube. August 8, 2012. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YuQCRT6DtSI
- Run, Hide, Fight: Surviving an Active Shooter Event. U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation. November 11, 2013. https://www.fbi.gov/about-us/office-of-partner-engagement/active-shooter-incidents/run-hide-fight-video
- See Something, Say Something. KY Department for Homeland Security. allows Kentuckians to report any suspicious criminal or terrorist activity. http://homelandsecurity.ky.gov/Eye%20On%20Kentucky/EyeonKentuckyinfocard_Publicversion_v3.pdf
- Shots Fired on Campus - Guidance for Surviving and Active Shooter Situation Trailer.
YouTube. August 8, 2012.
Supervision and Management
- Andersen, E. (2013, November 21). 9 Ways to Deal with Difficult Employees. Forbes. Retrieved from: http://www.forbes.com/sites/erikaandersen/2013/11/21/9-ways-to-deal-with-difficult-employees/.
- Eller, J. F. and Eller, S. A. (2013). Working with Difficult Staff. ASCD, 70 (7). Retrieved from: http://www.ascd.org/publications/educational-leadership/apr13/vol70/num07/Working-with-Difficult-Staff.aspx.
- Javitch, D. G. (2009, June 1). 5 Steps to Deal with Difficult Employees. Entrepreneur. Retrieved from: http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/201950.
- Moran, Gwen. (2015, July 9). "A Survival Guide for Managing Difficult People." Fast Company. Retrieved from: http://www.fastcompany.com/3047315/know-it-all/a-survival-guide-for-managing-difficult-people.
- Ni, P. (2013, September 2). Ten Keys to Handling Unreasonable & Difficult People. Psychology Today. Retrieved from: http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/communication-success/201309/ten-keys-handling-unreasonable-difficult-people.
- Stevens, C. K. (2012, February 26). Career Coach: Telltale signs of a difficult co-worker. The Washington Post. Retrieved from: http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/capitalbusiness/career-coach-telltale-signs-of-a-difficult-co-worker/2012/02/22/gIQAENJMcR_story.html.
Teaching and Learning
- Bonwell, Charles C. "Enhancing the Lecture: Revitalizing a Traditional Format." New Directions for Teaching and Learning 67 (1996): 31-44. http://www.themedfomscu.org/media/BONWELL.pdf.
- Culturally Diverse Learners: Plagiarism [video]. http://vimeo.com/80017802
- Culturally Diverse Learners: Office Hours [video]. http://vimeo.com/80814380
- Culturally Diverse Learners: Student Interviews, part 1 [video]. http://vimeo.com/80020724
- Culturally Diverse Learners: Student Interviews, part 2 [video]. http://vimeo.com/80020658
- Culturally Diverse Learners: Teamwork [video]. http://vimeo.com/80812076
- Culturally Diverse Learners: The Wave [video]. http://vimeo.com/79992939
- Hara, B. (2011, January 27). Handling Student Frustration. The Chronicle of Higher Education. Retrieved from: http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/handling-student-frustration/30195.
- Hippensteel, S. (2013, October 23). Be Hard to Get Along With. The Chronicle of Higher Education. Retrieved from: http://chronicle.com/article/Be-Hard-to-Get-Along-With/142531/.
- Jaschik, S. (2013, October 21). Texting in Class. Inside Higher Education. Retrieved from: https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2013/10/21/study-documents-how-much-students-text-during-class.
- Kim, J. (2014, April 22). Facebook in the Back of the Classroom. Inside Higher Ed. Retrieved from: https://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/technology-and-learning/facebook-back-classroom.
- Ms. Mentor. (2014, February 3). Can You Transcend a Bad Class? The Chronicle of Higher Education. Retrieved from: http://chronicle.com/article/Can-You-Transcend-a-Bad-Class-/144349/.
The @ONE Project makes it easy for California Community College faculty and staff to learn about technology that will enhance student learning and success. @ONE s programs provide training and online resources for free - or at a very low cost - thanks to funding from the California Community College Chancellor's Office Telecommunication and Technology Infrastructure Program (TTIP).
Each year, @ONE offers over 100 trainings, drawing more than 8,500 registrations. Workshops are taught by knowledgeable instructors who tailor their content to the specifics of the community college setting. The programs are also structured to fit a busy faculty or staff member s schedule. Training formats include desktop webinars, instructor-led online courses, and self-paced training.
QuickClasses, offered by Pepnet2, cover a range of topics that assist the capacity building efforts of institutions, agencies, and individuals who work with students who are deaf or hard of hearing. Participants successfully completing QuickClasses receive "Verification of Training Completion" with information needed to receive CEUs. Five terms of QuickClasses are offered each year.
- Are free of charge.
- Are 6 weeks long.
- Require 5 hours of work per week.
- Have weekly deadlines for assignments.
- Are asynchronous; they do not require you to be online at any specific time.
- Require participation in weekly discussions.
- Most are pre-approved for both CRCC and RID CEUs
The Southeast ADA Center, a member of the ADA National Network and a project of the Burton Blatt Institute (BBI) at Syracuse University, provides information, guidance and training on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). They consist of ten regional ADA Centers and an ADA Knowledge Translation Center located throughout the United States (U.S.). They are not an enforcement or regulatory agency, but a helpful resource supporting the ADA's mission to "make it possible for everyone with a disability to live a life of freedom and equality."
Coursera is an education company that partners with the top universities and organizations in the world to offer courses online for anyone to take, for free. Courses cover a wide range of topics, spanning the Humanities, Medicine, Biology, Social Sciences, Mathematics, Business, Computer Science, and many others.
International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning is an open, peer-reviewed, international electronic journal published twice a year by the Center for Excellence in Teaching at Georgia Southern University to be an international vehicle for articles, essays, and discussions about the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL) and its applications in higher/tertiary education today. All submissions undergo a double-blind peer-review process.
The Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources program provides primary source-based staff development to teachers across the country.
The MERLOT Journal of Online Learning and Teaching (JOLT) is a peer-reviewed, open-access, online publication addressing the scholarly use of multimedia resources in online higher education.
Free online courses and classes from the world's leading universities. Yale, MIT, Stanford, Harvard, and many others are sharing lectures and videos with lifelong learners from all around. Topics include computer science, criminal justice, education, information technology, nursing, teaching, and more.
Published six times during the academic year, The National Teaching & Learning Forum covers the breadth of college teaching and learning issues. With regular features and progressive coverage of developments as they happen, the Forum builds and supports an ongoing conversation about teaching and learning on campus.