Special Topics

Aligning Departmental Learning Outcomes and Unit Goals to the Baccalaureate Goals:

Facilitated by Dr. Adrienne McCormick, Assistant Provost for Special Initiatives
Monday, December 10, 2012
1:00 -2:00 pm
English Reading Room
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This workshop will bring together members of the Baccalaureate Goals Implementation Team and representatives from academic departments and co-curricular units.  Topics of discussion will include the nuts and bolts of aligning department learning outcomes and unit goals with the new baccalaureate learning outcomes (timelines, curriculum mapping, areas for innovation), and examples of best practices for implementing and assessing institution-wide learning outcomes from Middle States.


Geographic Information Systems Workshop:

Introduction to Geographic Information Systems using ArcGIS Software
Presented by Dr. Ann Deakin, Department of Geosciences
Friday, December 7, 2012
10:00 - 11:30 AM
Houghton Hall 122

A geographic information system (GIS) lets us visualize, question, analyze, interpret, and understand data to reveal relationships, patterns, and trends. This workshop will introduce participants to the basics of managing, representing, and analyzing spatial data. Using the Esri ArcGIS software, participants will experience a hands-on demonstration of GIS and how it may be used in their own discipline or area of interest.

No prior experience with GIS is required.
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Office Productivity Workshop:

Handling Incoming Information Using the Six D System
Presented by Christopher Taverna
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
10:00 am - 11:00 am
PDC Conference Area, Reed Library Classroom

Throughout our day we are bombarded with vast amounts of information. Participants at this workshop will learn how to use the Six D system to manage incoming information, both in email and in paper formats, efficiently.
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New Offering! PDC Book Club 

The Professional Development Center is pleased to announce the formation of a productivity book club. This academic year we will be reading “What To Do When There’s Too Much To Do” by Laura Stack. Facilitated by the PDC’s Christopher Taverna, the book club will meet once a month for six months to read, discuss, and learn from the techniques presented in the book.

For more information about the title, please visit the author's website: http://www.theproductivitypro.com/whattodo/

Registration is closed as all available seats have been filled. If you have questions or would like to be put on the waiting list, please email pdc-grp@fredonia.edu

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