Faculty Development Calendar

Workshop Opportunities

Program Reviews and Nuventive Training

Facilitated by: Matt Mounger and Jenn Ivie

This is a training session on how to do a program review and what is expected in each report. The first hour will be the training session. The remaining time will be reserved for actual working time on your program reviews. Both Matt Mounger and Jenn Ivie or another Institutional Research team member will be present for questions during the working portion of the session.

Meeting Information

  • Wednesday, June 12, 2019 from 2pm to 5pm - Conference Center, 208

For more information, contact: Matt Mounger
Registration and more information can be found here.

Classroom Action Research Workshop

Facilitated by: Jon L. Smythe, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Curriculum Studies, OSU

Classroom Action Research is a component in the new Promotion in Rank to Professor criteria. This workshop will cover what action research is and how to incorporate it into your practice.

What is Action Research?

  • Faculty inquiry into student learning conducted by faculty for faculty.
  • Systematic & iterative cycle of planning, acting, analyzing, and reflecting to solve instructional/learning problems & improve practice.
  • Used for the benefit of an individual faculty member’s practice, or in collaboration with other faculty.

All faculty welcome to attend!

Meeting Information

  • Friday, June 21, 2019 from 8:30am to 12:30pm - Conference Center, 8th Floor, Large Classroom
  • Friday, July 12, 2019 from 8:30am to 12:30pm - Conference Center, 8th Floor, Large Classroom

For more information, contact: Academic Affairs Office
Registration and more information can be found here.

Accessibility Fundamentals Workshop

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. This workshop is self-paced and fully online.

More information and registration can be found here.

Starfish Early Alert: Faculty Guide

Starfish is the student tracking module that allows faculty to raise flags for students who may be having difficulty in class due to academic or personal challenges and for students who are doing well to send a note of encouragement. Retention of students is a priority for the college and aligns with the strategic plan and mission. All faculty are encouraged to use Starfish each semester.

Follow the steps below to enroll in the Blackboard Starfish organization and complete the 15-minute course.

  1. Login to MyTCC, go to Blackboard
  2. Click on the Organization tab
  3. Search for Starfish. Click the chevron next to in the Organization Id column
  4. Click the Enroll link
  5. Click Submit and then click OK and you will enter the organization site
  6. Review the documents section and watch each video
  7. Complete and submit the survey
  8. Once complete, you are ready to use Starfish Early Alert

Need Assistance? Contact a trainer:

Kelly Brasfield: kelly.brasfield@tulsacc.edu, x8949
Katie Kennemer: katherine.kennemer@tulsacc.edu, x7197
Dusty Bailey: dusty.bailey@tulsacc.edu, x8685
Laura Brown: laura.brown@tulsacc.edu, x8167
Kelly David: kelly.david@tulsacc.edu, x7107

Community and Collaboration

Conference and Development Dates



Adjunct Faculty Summer Institute
Saturday, June 8, 2019
7:30am - 12:45pm
Southeast Campus, Building 8

Full-time faculty welcome to attend!

More information can be found on the Engaged Learning webpage.

August 2019 TCC Design Institute

Design Institute Flyer - Click for more information
August 5-9, 2019
Conference Center, 8th Floor
9:00am - 5:00pm

More information can be found on the Engaged Learning webpage.

Other Professional Development Resources

Teaching with Technology Conference

Hosted by Oklahoma State University - Tulsa

Wednesday, July 17, 2019
9:00am - 2:30pm
The third annual OSU Teaching with Technology Symposium will bring together college professors, staff, and instructional designers from around the region who are eager to explore the role that technology can play in enhancing education and engaging students. Presenters at the Conference will be a variety of instructors who are currently using various technologies in their classes, and attendees will have the opportunity to see these technologies up close, interact with them in a hands-on setting, and explore
further possibilities though dialog with the presenters.
We are pleased to offer this Conference at the OSU-Tulsa campus this year. With its easy-to-access location, state-of-the-art facilities, and free parking,the Tulsa campus is an ideal location for this event and will serve as a venue for people to interact, share ideas, and help transform the future of educational technology.
Information on this and other ITLE events can be found online at:http://itle.okstate.edu
Presentation proposals are being accepted through May 31
Event Flyer