We are passionate about engaging the educational community with diverse professional development opportunities.
Innovate or refresh your skillset by registering for an upcoming professional development. Grow your expertise by taking a Deep Dive into to a learning experience. Our community also offers a variety of curriculum and pedagogy services for faculty, staff, chairs and deans. We also have several services available including 1:1 coaching or book a 60 min. spot. And remember, we build online courses and programs for you as well.
Learn a Specific Practice of Teaching (SPOT)
Short on time? Dip your toes into a 1-hour webinar for effective techniques in teaching and learning. These webinars often include a brief introduction to the practice, faculty examples, and technique tips. We also maintain access to past webinar recordings on this page, so you never miss out.
We have 3 webinar series this semester for you:
Ready to to make a big change? Take a deep dive into a learning experience to transform your teaching practice.
Take the plunge and immerse yourself into professional development opportunities at CCRI. We offer a variety of learning experiences to reflect on and refresh your teaching craft over a day, a week, a month, or a year.
Effective Practices for Teaching Online
A self-paced online course which investigates how pedagogy and classroom management changes in the online learning environment. Completing the course will meet part of the CCRI eligibility requirements for teaching online. Full-time and part-time faculty are eligible.
Faculty Learning Community for Blended Learning
Beginning Fall 2022, the Learning Design Center will offer a Faculty Learning Community (FLC) for the investigation and experimentation of blended learning. The FLC will meet bi-weekly during the Fall 2022 semester to explore recent research of the impact of blended learning on student success. Research may include evidence -based practices in hybrid, HyFlex or Flipped Classrooms. Possibilities to investigate project-based, service-based, inquiry-based, and team-based learning also will be available.
Refresh for Success Institute
Invest three days in your teaching craft at the Refresh for Success Institute. You will examine your teaching from new perspectives and practice techniques and strategies for: exploration of learning outcomes, engaging with students, and scaffold effective assignments and activities.
Whether it’s a 1:1 coaching pop-up or growing the expertise of a department, we can facilitate custom learning experiences for your needs.
Who needs to drive when we are popping-up at CCRI Campuses? Have a question about course outcomes or alignment? Want a second pair of eyes on your syllabus? Looking for a group activity? Reserve a spot or pop by for a chat.
Looking to create a standard look and feel for your department? The Learning Design Center can help you build consistent and accessible online or hybrid courses that will improve student success.
Online Program Development
Extend your program online to relieve a program bottleneck, increase enrollment or the effectiveness of your program pathway. We can help you develop a strategic vision for your program, provide outcome support or work through a modality change.