Professional Development Needs and Interests

Name (optional): 

  1. What is the biggest challenge you face in the classroom?

  1. What is the biggest demand on your time?

  1. What topics do you find most students wanting? (include technical program content)

  1. What are prominent learning issues you see in your students? (e.g. illiterate in native language, visual learners, etc.)

  1. On average, what percent of your students plan on transferring to RTC technical programs? Which programs?

  1. When? The best time for me is:
    11:00 am - 12:00 noon
    2:45 pm - 4:00 pm
    5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

  1. How long? My preferred time commitment is:
    one session workshop
    multi-session workshop series or class
    ongoing (long-term project-based learning)

  1. What Mode? I'd like to learn via:
    self-directed teacher teams
    individual consultations (one-on-one sessions about specific topics)
    asynchronous (online or other independent learning method)
    small or large group sessions
    peer discussion and reflection

  1. Why? What incentives are attractive?
    substitute time during regular hours for professional development
    continuing education opportunities (credit courses, conferences, etc.)
    additional classroom resourcres and materials
    campus or system recognition

  1. What tools and resources would you use?
    technology-based products (CDs/audio tapes)
    activiity ideas for existing teaching materials
    materials to incorporate Equipped For the Future (EFF) content with CBE's
    topical "resource envelopes" -each including actvities, resources, technology ideas, etc.
    faculty website for professional development, classroom ideas and links
    community information, resources, and guest speakers

  1. What other tools or service would you like?

  1. What professional development topics interest you?
    including active or project-based learning
    communication and pronunciation instruction
    integrating technical or academic content with CBE's
    using technology with language learners
    increasing student community involvement
    tying CBE instruction into real-world contexts

  1. What other topics interest you?

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