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Learn More About Canvas with Circles of Innovation On-demand

Ready to take your Canvas game to the next level? Join the Circles of Innovation On-demand course (PRFC3168). Once you are registered for this course, you can watch quick Canvas “Digi-Know” videos, take one or more webinars on various Canvas topics and decide if you want to take a deeper dive into Canvas with a mentored […]

Circles of Innovation On-Demand: A New Approach to...

Faculty and Instructional Development has offered Circles of Innovation in a variety of formats: online, face-to-face and through Destination. This year, we are trying a new model designed to enhance learner autonomy, increase shared innovation and allow for on-demand participation. It’s a little like Netflix meets Faculty Development. We are calling it Circles of Innovation On-demand (PRFC 3168). The […]

East Campus Technical Guru Leads College Circles of...

A message from Stacey Johnson, President, East and Winter Park Campuses While you may recognize James May from the work he’s done with TEDxValenciaLive or Circles of Innovation, have you ever had the chance to play Screencast Tag with him? Currently, James serves as the Faculty Fellow for Innovation and Technology, and he’s working on various screencasting projects. As you […]

Join the Circle this Fall

Circles of Innovation (Circles for short) is designed to create both digital and physical spaces where self-directed faculty, those driven by a sense of mastery and common purpose, can come to mingle, contribute, collaborate, solve problems and create new forms of great teaching.  Circles of Innovation is “Where good ideas collide and great discoveries are made […]

Circles of Innovation at Lake Nona

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola and Lake Nona Campuses The Lake Nona Campus held its first Circles of Innovation event on Wednesday, April 15, 2015. Fifteen members of the Lake Nona Campus community joined together for a robust conversation “where good ideas collide and great discoveries are made possible!” Learn more about Circles […]

Take the Circles of Innovation “Smile Back Challenge”...

James May, professor of ESL and faculty fellow for innovation and technology, has issued a collegewide challenge. He’s asking each of us to partner with Circles of Innovation to promote the “Smile Back Challenge.” “We should see faces, not spaces in our communications with each other,” he says. The “spaces” he’s referring to are the […]

“Circles of Innovation” Destination Track Crowdsources...

By James May, Professor of English as a Second Language Circles of Innovation (Circles) is designed to create both digital and physical spaces where self-directed faculty, those driven by a sense of mastery and common purpose, can come to mingle, contribute, collaborate, solve problems and create new forms of “Great Teaching.” Circles is “where good […]

April 2014 Kudos

Keith Houck and Valencia’s Sustainability Successes Recognized by SACUBO Congratulations to Keith Houck, vice president, operations and finance, who received the Distinguished Service Award  from the Southern Association for College and University Business Officers (SACUBO) at its annual meeting earlier this month in San Antonio, Texas. SACUBO was founded in 1928 and represents the colleges […]

January 2014 Kudos

 Week of January 26th- January 31st East Orlando Chamber Kickball Tournament A message from Kathleen Plinske, Campus President, Osceola and Lake Nona Valencia’s Lake Nona Campus participated in the 2nd Annual East Orlando Chamber of Commerce Community Kickball Challenge. The team, made up of staff and friends of the campus, included Valencia employees: Mike Bosley, […]

Circles of Innovation Offers Sessions on Digital and...

A message from Falecia Williams, West Campus PresidentCircles of Innovation was started in March 2013, as a way to create spaces (both physical and digital) where self-directed faculty — those driven by a sense of mastery and common purpose — could come to mingle, contribute, collaborate, solve problems and innovate new forms for great teaching. […]