Employees: News

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November 23, 2021

We are always working on adding material to the collection, to be sure we are serving your needs! And we have recently ordered several new books on different aspects of teaching, to help make your job easier.

And I know the first thing every thinks is: No! I already have so much to do! I’...

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November 17, 2021

By Caitlin Hickcox

How can we make our classrooms more learner-friendly? Many instructors don’t often think of the answer to this question during the course of a busy semester. But sometimes, the way we’ve always done things isn’t working for our learners anymore. How do you make your...

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November 12, 2021

By Caitlin Hickcox

There are many supports available for students on campus, but are you familiar with all of them? What can faculty do for students who confide in you about their struggles with academics, food insecurity, finances, mental health, or child care?  This week, the CTL sat...

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November 8, 2021

St. Cloud Technical & Community College (SCTCC) is excited to announce the Grand Opening of its Multicultural Center on Wednesday, Nov. 10, at 12:30 p.m.

The Grand Opening will be livestreamed via YouTube and Facebook from its location in SCTCC’s Northway Building room 1-313. The...

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November 5, 2021

By Caitlin Hickcox

Imagine this: you come to class in the first week and all of your students already have the textbook! No one needs to wait for a paycheck to get the course materials.  Students are happy and appreciative that they could save $100 or more on...

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October 29, 2021

By Caitlin Hickcox

The applications are now open for the Spring 2022 cohort of the Equity by Design Faculty Academy. This is the second time SCTCC is offering the EbDFA and this time, SCTCC Faculty Fellows will be facilitating the new cohorts.

The purpose of the Equity by Design...

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October 21, 2021

By Dr. Mary Wilkins-Jordan

Being an adjunct can be a lonely experience. Hopefully everyone knows different resources to reach out to for help, for yourself and your students. You have the ...

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September 16, 2021

A conversation about Equity and Inclusion with Jen Evens – Cultural Fluency Leadership Council Co-Chair 

Jen Evens is a biology faculty who also serves as the Cultural Fluency Leadership Council Co-Chair. She recently led a summer faculty book group on the book ...

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September 10, 2021

An Interview with Susan Engel 

Please explain Universal Design for Learning for someone who is not familiar with it. 

Universal Design for Learning – or UDL, as it’s often called – is a framework (or a teaching approach) that helps minimize...

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August 26, 2021

By Caitlin Hickox
Center for Teaching and Learning Coordinator

SCTCC’s Center for Teaching and Learning is a new opportunity for all of us to grow in our professional lives.  While SCTCC has had a CTL in the past, the organization of our new CTL is going to be different...

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August 19, 2021

SCTCC Interim Dean of Trades and Industry, Aaron Barker, was named the 2020 CMMA Collaborator of the Year by the Central Minnesota Manufacturers Association.

Barker was presented the award to celebrate his commitment to CMMA as well as his work to educate and inspire students from grade...

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August 18, 2021

For some students, returning to face to face classes will be a new experience.  For others, it will be a re-entry to face-to-face learning.  We have some tips and tricks to help out with the transition.

  1. Be prepared to discuss – Having face to face classes means you
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March 5, 2021

Planning on a staycation over Spring Break? Have a little fun and/or self care during your week off and play some SPRINGO at the same time.