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You’re Invited to Destination 2016

A Message from Wendi Dew, Assistant Vice President, Teaching and Learning You are invited to participate in Destination 2016, an annual professional development program that brings Valencia colleagues together to explore teaching and learning innovations, challenges and solutions, which will begin Friday, May 13, 2016, at the West Campus. This year’s program will feature multiple experiences that will […]

Get Ready for Destination 2016

Destination is an annual professional development program that brings Valencia colleagues together to explore teaching and learning innovations as well as challenges and solutions. Join us this summer with colleagues from diverse fields in this collegial, immersive, learning experience. Our promise is that your classrooms will never be the same. Summer sessions will take place every […]

A Look Back at Circles of Innovation During Destination 2015

During Destination 2015 held over the summer, two Circles of Innovation tracks were offered, Focusing on Active Learning Through Reflective Practice and Flipped Learning. Focusing on Active Learning Through Reflective Practice The Destinations Active Learning track focused on faculty members learning and experimenting with various active learning strategies through the use of “Bricks and Clicks.” The […]

Front Door Alignment Work Continues in Destination 2015

By Christina Hardin, Director, New Student Experience The Front Door Alignment work of the Quality Enhancement Plan/New Student Experience, meant to provide Valencia students with a clear path on which to begin their academic journey, is underway. Phase one included an academic, collaborative process involving faculty and deans across the College to develop the list of Front Door Courses […]

“CARE” Emerges as a Key Destination 2015 Init...

Throughout the five weeks of Destination 2015, facilitators and participants supported team unity by incorporating common themed events and fun as they sought to find solutions to address early alert strategies for struggling students. “CARE” (Continuous Assessment and Responsive Engagement) has emerged as an important initiative at the College to establish a systematic process for […]

Register Now for Destination 2015

A message from Wendi Dew, Assistant Vice President, Teaching and Learning You are invited to participate in Destination, an annual professional development program that brings Valencia colleagues together to explore teaching and learning innovations, challenges and solutions, which will begin Friday, May 15, 2015. This year’s program will feature multiple experiences that will bring value to […]

Mark Your Calendars for Destination 2015

Destination 2015 is an annual professional development program that brings Valencia colleagues together to explore teaching and learning innovations, challenges and solutions. Join us this summer with colleagues from diverse fields in this collegial immersive learning experience. Our promise is that your classrooms will never be the same! This year’s program will feature multiple activities that will be […]

Valencia Professors Share Keynote Presentation on Action...

By Roberta Carew and Liza Schellpfeffer On Friday, January 16, 2015, Roberta Carew and Liza Schellpfeffer, faculty fellows of research, gave the keynote presentation at the Third Annual Conference on Teaching and Learning at Central New Mexico (CNM) Community College in Albuquerque, New Mexico, entitled, “Improving Your Practice Through Action Research: A Tool for Deliberate […]

“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 […]

Alison Hammack’s Action Research Project Opens the Door...

Determined to help her developmental math students, Alison Hammack, professor of mathematics, East Campus, jumped at the opportunity to participate in last year’s DESTINATION 2013, an annual professional development program that brings Valencia colleagues together to explore teaching and learning innovations, challenges and solutions. As part of this program, Alison joined the track, Great Teachers […]