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CITLA News & Events (updated October 7, 2015)
CCRI CITLA AWARD for Fostering Innovative Teaching Practices
We want to recognize YOU!!
If you are a CCRI faculty member holding the rank of assistant professor, associate professor, or professor and in the last three years you:
- Organized and/or presented workshops at Professional Development Day, for CITLA, for Faculty Technology Day, and/or for you department,
- Established work in the scholarship of teaching and learning by publishing and presenting at disciplinary conferences,
- Acted as a mentor to colleagues, OR
- Invited speakers to CCRI
We want to recognize you for your important contributions to your profession and to our institution. Please consider applying for the CITLA Award for Fostering Innovative Teaching Practices using the application form here.
CITLA BROWN BAG WORKSHOPS
Creating Accessible Documents in Microsoft Word
Are you concerned that your Word documents might not be accessible to your blind and low-vision students? Join Maggie Burke (Computer Studies) and Marla Wallace (Library) for a hands-on workshop to learn how to create Microsoft Word and PDF documents that are accessible to those who use screen readers. Participants are encouraged to bring one or more documents of their own to adapt during the workshop. rsvp here
Tuesday, October 27 from 1-2 on the Knight Campus in room 5554, the electronic classroom in the library
Thursday, October 29 from 1-2 on the Flanagan Campus in room 2219 , the electronic classroom in the library
Tuesday, November 17, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Knight Campus, Room 1134
Have you used mind mapping to brainstorm or to organize and communicate ideas with your students? Join Metello Mugnai, assistant professor of Italian and Spanish, to discuss uses for this technique as he demonstrates a free tool that that will allow you to save and share your maps and works with Google Docs.
CITLA's Faculty Book Club - check out these titles and more at your local CCRI Library
Newport Campus: Bruno Soffientino will lead the discussion on Thursday October 15 in room 200 on the NCC from 12:15 - 1:15 p.m.. rsvp here
Liston Campus: Nancy Barta-Norton will lead the discussion on the Liston Campus on Tuesday, October 20, 2015 from 2-3 p.m. in room 1134. rsvp here
Knight Campus: Cecile Roberti will led the discussion on Thursday, November 5, from 2:30-3:30 in the CITLA Center KC 4560 rsvp here
Come by to browse CITLA’s book collection...
...just outside the CITLA Center (room 4560 in the Knight Campus library) or browse the collection virtually by going to www.ccri.edu/library going to the center of the page under "Find Books", clicking on "Encore Search" and typing in "CITLA" as the keyword.
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