Monday, November 8, 2010

Twelfth Session of Adjunct Faculty Advanced Learning Workshop offered for Winter Quarter
coverThe Instructional Technology and Distance Learning Department invites all adjunct faculty to apply to the Twelfth Session of the Adjunct Faculty Advanced Learning Workshop for Winter Quarter 2011. It will be held Fridays, January 14, February 4 and March 4 from 7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Attendance is required for all three days). Breakfast, lunch and afternoon snack will be provided.

This event is sponsored by the Center for Teaching & Learning Innovation on behalf of the Instructional Services Division and will be held on the Columbus State Columbus campus.  The program is open to all adjuncts that have a current and/or winter 2011 teaching assignment.  Dr. Carol Himelhoch, an associate professor at Cleary College and a specialist in adjunct faculty development, will lead the workshop. 

The workshop is based on Ken Bain's book What the Best College Teachers Do and will enable participants to:
* Develop an understanding of learning styles and their application to teaching.
* Use assessment tools to measure general learning outcomes.
* Integrate technology into the teaching/learning process.
* Share rewarding and challenging classroom experiences with colleagues.
* Participate in an online learning community hosted by Dr. Himelhoch.
* Complete a final project applying workshop skills in the classroom.

Applications can be obtained in CT 107, from your department chair, or can be downloaded here. The deadline for applying to the Winter Quarter 2011 program is Friday, December 10. 

Please send the completed application and letter of intent to Rosemary Mayberry, CT 107.


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Workforce Development recognized by CEO Magazine readers, OEDA
logoThe Center for Workforce Development has been recognized as a leader in continuing education and workforce development offerings.

In the November issue of Columbus C.E.O. - Best of Business 2010, Columbus State was announced as the top choice for the Best Continuing Education Offerings. This designation, which was awarded to Columbus State for the second consecutive year, was determined by Columbus C.E.O readers who were asked to give their opinions in 70 business categories.

logoAdditionally, on October 26, the Ohio Economic Development Association’s (OEDA) annual excellence awards program recognized the achievements of individuals and organizations in Ohio in the areas of economic and workforce development.  Cheryl Hay, administrator of Business and Industry Training, was recognized as the top workforce development professional; the LogisticsART initiative was recognized for  innovation in workforce development; and LogisticsART was also recognized in the category for Excellence in Strategic Workforce Planning.

LogsiticsART is grant-funded program designed to train dislocated workers, the unemployed, and veterans in basic logistics concepts, as well as provide them with the tools necessary to obtain employment.  

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DiPietro to perform at OSU’s Weigal Hall
DiPietro at pianoRocco DiPietro, adjunct faculty member in Humanities, will perform his new work entitled “Rajas Finale,” on Friday, November 19 at 8 p.m. in Ohio State’s Weigal Hall. The work will be premiered by the OSU New Music Collective, under the direction of Professor Thomas Wells. DiPietro will perform with his Improvisation Ensemble, as well as with the OSU Choir and the OSU Chamber Orchestra from the New Music Collective. In total, there will be 40 performers for the work.

Massis named a library “Game Changer”
Educational Resources Center (ERC) Director Bruce Massis was selected as one of 30 Community College library directors from across the country to participate in an event  titled, “Game Changers for Community Colleges.”  The two-day event, hosted by OCLC (Ohio College Library Center) was held at the organization’s world headquarters in Dublin, Ohio.  Discussions focused on the changing environment of today’s community college libraries and the cooperative efforts by organizational leaders to understand and map the current library landscape, and help to formulate an appropriate response to the changes faced by community college libraries as a result of issues arising out of current economic, technological, social, or political conditions.


Leeman to exhibit artwork in Sharon Weiss Gallery
paintingStacy Leeman, adjunct faculty member in Humanities, will exhibit her work in a show called “Visual Synergy” an exhibition of sculptures and paintings by Leeman and local artist Renate Burgyan. The exhibit will continue through November 28 at the Sharon Weiss Gallery, 20. E. Lincoln Street in Columbus.
Leeman's paintings, “Fina #18,” “Fina #20” and “Upstream #22” were also on exhibit at the 2nd Annual Little Washington Miniatures Exhibition October 1-25 at the Ice House Gallery in Washington, Virginia.

One of Leeman’s paintings titled “Upstream #4.”


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clubsBridgeview Golf Pro Shop Special
Earn a $25 Driving Range Gift Card for every $100 you spend in the Pro Shop at the Bridgeview Golf Course! Shop the great selection of golf clubs, bags, supplies and apparel to stuff the stocking of all the golfers on your list. For every $100 you spend at the Bridgeview Pro Shop, you'll receive a $25 gift card to the Driving Range. The Range is heated and open all winter!
(Offer valid only for in-store purchases of currently stocked items at the Bridgeview Driving Pro Shop. No other discounts apply. Valid through December 23.)

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