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FPD Committee & Contact

Faculty Professional Development Committee @ WCC Mission: To promote excellence in pedagogy, through dynamic, responsive events & resources, for faculty, by faculty The Faculty Professional Development Committee supports all part-time, adjunct, and full-time faculty at WCC. Our programs are designed around issues central to teaching & learning and the development and implementation of improved classroom …

Looking for online professional development opportunities? If you take courses from the Lynda.com Faculty Playlist, you can earn PD Credit (full-time faculty) or PD Stipends (part-time & adjunct faculty). How to Access Faculty Playlist Go to Lynda.com Faculty Playlist (bookmark playlist for future access) Sign-in to Lynda If prompted with the following, message, click Continue …

This year we’re using a new system for you to view, register, and track professional development sessions–KALPA! We’re no longer using Guidebook. So if you’re a full-time faculty member looking for PD sessions that count toward your required 16 hours or a part-time or adjunct looking to find PD sessions that count toward a stipend, …

Student Feedback During The Semester: Getting Useful Answers

by Lisa Rombes, Mathematics How is this class working for my students? Do you ever wonder what your students really think of the class you have designed, or whether they’re connecting with your teaching style? Do you want some feedback that is focused on the success of the students, not on the evaluation of the …

We Can All Fight Food Insecurity @ WCC

by Jessica Hale, ACS Food Insecurity @ WCC As a faculty member in Academic and Career Skills, a department offering a wide variety of reduced skill level courses, I find that I often encounter students struggling with poverty and other barriers to success. However it wasn’t until December of 2014 that I realized hunger was …