Spring Development Day
Remote Delivery, Meaningful Learning
Friday, January 15, 2021
Spring Development Day welcomes all ACC faculty and staff to a new spring semester. We offer a full day of inspiring sessions to enhance your practices and processes, improve creativity and wellness, and develop new technical talents, teaching techniques, and interpersonal skills. The 2021 theme, “Remote Delivery, Meaningful Learning,” invites all employees to discover meaningful ways to support student learning, even when our teaching and services are delivered remotely. This year, for the first time ever, Spring Development Day will be delivered entirely online.
Call for Proposals
The Office of Faculty Development invites proposals for sessions that further enhance the learning and working environment at ACC.
We are seeking presenters for sessions that focus on:
- Accessibility and Universal Design
- ACC Resources
- Active and Engaged Teaching
- Adobe Tools
- Assessment Techniques
- Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity
Monday, November 16, 2020.
The deadline has passed and we are currently reviewing submissions.
Accepted presenters will be notified by the first week of December.
Scheduled Workshop Times
- 9:00am – 10:00 am
- 10:15 am – 11:15 am
- 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
- 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm
- 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
2021 Spring Development Day will be held entirely online via Zoom. Zoom is the latest ACC web conferencing tool available to ACC employees for free. Learn More
Spring 2020 Archive
Spring Development Day 2020, held on Friday, January 17, welcomed all ACC faculty and staff to a new spring semester with a full day of inspiring sessions to enhance their practices and processes, improve personal productivity, technical talents, teaching techniques, and interpersonal skills. The 2020 theme, “Recharge and Reinvent,” invited all employees to focus on renewing their passion in the New Year, and developing new, innovative approaches to their work.
555 participants attended 44 different workshops organized in 6 themes – Accessibility, Equity, Teaching and Learning Strategies, ACC Resources, Technology, and Staff Development. 98 employees participated in equity-focused workshops.
In addition to the workshops, the Teaching & Learning Excellence Division (TLED) also provided participants with food and free chair massages in the faculty/staff lounge and arranged for food trucks to offer lunch options.
Some of the most popular sessions included:
- Top 10 Greatest HITS (High Impact Teaching Strategies)
- It Still Takes a Village, People: Autism (ASD) and Common Behaviors
- When Mindfulness Meets the Classroom – Community in the Classroom: Strengthening Student-Faculty Relationships
- Flip that Classroom & Engage those Students
- Learning to Thrive: Addressing Home and Food Insecurity
If you have any questions about Spring Development Day, please email the Office of Faculty Development at email@example.com or call (512) 223-7216.