Ongoing and Certificate Series


Book Discussion Groups


Facilitated By: Sydney Teel

Location:  Northeast Campus, Glass Dining Room

For more information, please contact:  Sydney Teel, Assistant Professor/FACET Center Coordinator,



Online Certificates and Workshops

Online Instructor Certification

Facilitated By: Engaged Learning Instructional Design Team - Lynnda Brown, Jennifer Campbell, and Lee Anne Morris.

Meeting Information: Five Weeks, Fully Online

Description: This online workshop gives faculty new to the online environment a chance to experience online learning as a student with the goal of becoming a more effective online facilitator of learning. This workshop runs for 5 weeks and has weekly assignment deadlines.  It is appropriate for full-time and adjunct faculty and is required for any faculty teaching an online course.

Summer Dates: Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - Sunday, June 30, 2019

For more information, please contact:


TCC Course Developer 

Facilitated By: Engaged Learning Instructional Design Team - Lynnda Brown, Jennifer Campbell, and Lee Anne Morris.

Meeting Information: ​Self-paced, Fully Online

Description: This self-paced workshop focuses on sound principles of online and blended course design. After reviewing research-based design principles, faculty will create a course plan for the development of an online or blended course. The course plan will align objectives, assessments, and learning activities.  In addition, participants will develop learning activities and assessments for one "unit" of content following incorporating universal design techniques to ensure accessibility for all learners.

Prerequisite Workshop: Online Instructor Certification
If you have not completed the Online Instructor Certification Workshop, please enroll in that workshop before enrolling in TCC Course Developer.

For more information, please contact:


TCC’s Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Certificate

Facilitated By: The Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Meeting Information: Self-Paced. Fully Online.

Enrollment Information:

Description: The Office of Diversity & Inclusion is proud to introduce the TCC Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Certificate. This certificate creates an opportunity for faculty and staff to learn more about the ways in which they can assist in creating equity and inclusion on campus. The certificate is a partnership between the Office of Diversity & Inclusion and Engaged Learning. Each module presents foundational information, exercises to promote reflection, and a list of resources for those who wish to delve deeper. By completing the three core modules (estimated time requirement one hour each), a minimum of two elective modules (estimated time requirement 30 minutes each), and submitting a Reflection to Action piece, a participant can earn an Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Certificate of Completion.


Accessibility Fundamentals Workshop

Description: The Accessibility Fundamentals workshop focuses on how disabilities can limit access to electronic instructional materials, and what you can do to make your course content as accessible as possible for the greatest number of learners.  The materials are licensed from Blackboard.

Workshop Outcomes:

  • compare the concepts of accessibility, usability, and Universal Design.
  • recognize accurate and appropriate terminology when discussing disabilities and accommodations.
  • explore legislative issues regarding accessibility for users with disabilities.
  • be familiar with assistive technologies employed by users with disabilities.
  • identify common barriers to electronic materials access.
  • evaluate the accessibility of various original and sourced materials.
  • incorporate Ally feedback into the materials improvement process.
  • create original documents and multimedia files that exemplify excellent accessibility levels.
  • revise existing materials to increase accessibility.

Enrollment information:


Service-Learning Certificate Workshop

Facilitated By: Kristen Marangoni

Meeting Information: Self-paced, Fully Online

Description:  This fully online, self-paced Service-Learning certificate program includes an overview of service-learning definitions and best practices, access to important reflection and other resources, activities that will help you to align your course outcomes with the service, an opportunity to provide 2 hours of service to a community partner of your choosing, and reflection activities and opportunities. The program must be completed in one semester.

For more information, please contact:  Kristen Marangoni, Ph.D., TCC Service-Learning Coordinator,





Learning Communities


(Sustainability, Energy, Accessibility, Happiness, Health, And (or) Social Policy, Interdisciplinary Research Explorations)

Facilitated By: Diana Spencer

Location: TBD

Description:  Teams of a minimum of four faculty representing four schools from TCC will develop research investigations with sustainability, energy, accessibility, health, happiness, and social policy as the central theme.  Social aspects of the chosen theme should be emphasized by at least one school.  Teams will form in August and September.  Each faculty will agree to assist one classroom section in an investigation during the fall semester of 2018. Also, this learning community will assist faculty working on individual projects that are embedded in classes of students, working in mentor/mentee environments and/or projects best described as “scholarly activities.”   Faculty team members will meet several times during the fall semester with the goal of a student research abstract submission to the National Council for Undergraduate Research (NCUR) in late November or early December.  TCC will work to fund the travel if abstracts are chosen.  The Engaged Learning Office and Diana Spencer will assist with communications and travel arrangements.

For more information, please contact:  Diana Spencer, Ph.D., GKFF Endowed Chair of Undergraduate Research,