Apr. 21 Faculty Forum examines learning outcomes, job skills

Full-time and adjunct faculty are invited to learn how to align student learning outcomes with occupational competencies at ACC’s April Faculty Forum 8 a.m. to noon Friday, April 21, at the Holiday Inn Midtown (6000 Middle Fiskville Rd.).

Guest speaker for the workshop is Dr. Brad Phillips, president/CEO of the Institute for Evidence-Based Change and ACC Achieving the Dream data coach. See agenda and registration information below.

Examining Student Learning & Labor Market Outcomes

8 – 8:45 a.m. Breakfast and welcome
8:45 – 9:45 a.m. Keynote: “Finding Common Ground: Linking Student Learning Outcomes and Occupational Competencies”
9:45  – 10 a.m. Q&A
10 – 10:45 a.m. Faculty work sessions by area of study:
·        Discover how employer expectations help to support academic student learning experiences
·        Learn about the power of O*NET in creating pathways that link curricula to careers.
·        Learn how to identify alignment, misalignment or absence of student learning outcomes with occupation-specific competencies. (Bring copies of student learning outcomes and if possible, electronic devices to access the internet.)
10:45 – 11:15 a.m. Work session reports
11:15 – 11:30 a.m. Closing remarks

ACC’s Faculty Senate and Adjunct Faculty Association will host membership meetings following the morning forum.

Learn more and register by visiting the Faculty Development April Faculty Forum webpage. The presentation will be livestreamed.

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