Current CTL News and Features


Book Discussion: The Mindful Nation

Join us for our Spring brown-bag book read! These four sessions are devoted to a discussion and practice based on Congressman Tim Ryan’s book Mindful Nation. We will spend the first half-hour discussing various chapters from the book, and the last 30 minutes will be spent practicing mindfulness meditation techniques.  

Week 1: Chapters 1 & 2
Week 2: Chapters 3 & 4
Week 3: Chapters 5 & 6
Week 4: Chapters 7 & 8

Watch Congressman Ryan’s message to Sinclair Community College with his perspective of the importance of mindfulness here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OvkA3u1Gg_4.   |Register|


Dayton Arab-American Forum Presents Lamis Deek, Esq. Friday, March 24, 5:30 PM, 12-116

Lamis Deek, Esq. works at the National Lawyers Guild. She is an Attorney & Human Rights Advocate, and handles matters related to the Arab Community. Originally from Nablus, Palestine, she now lives in New York City. She started her interest in the area focused primarily on Palestinian issues and later moved to the legal issues for Arab related matters at domestic and international levels. She is a Board Member of Council on American Islamic Relations - New York.

Refreshments will be catered by Gyro Palace. |Register|


Welcome to our International Education Consultant, Lilia Moyer

In support of International Education, the CTL has contracted the services of Lilia Moyer to assist you with researching and developing modules related to Brazil for your classes. Mres. Moyer is a native of Brazil and has worked at several local colleges. You can contact her directly at Lilia_moyer@yahoo.com to schedule a time to meet to develop materials for your class. She is willing to work with individuals, groups and departments. Welcome, Lilia!


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SOCHE On Demand

SOCHE has partnered with Innovative Educators to offer access to over 100 on-demand online training courses and live webinars free for SOCHE member institutions. Click here to register and browse the online library of training on a wide variety of topics related to teaching on a college campus. 


Professional Development Workshops

Visit the registration page often to see current listings of eLearn and other technology titles available here: http://ctlevents.sinclair.edu/courses/facprofdev/


Profiles in Service Learning

Located at the bottom of this page. Forms are easily accessible here or can be arranged for your specific course by contacting David Bodary.


Join a CTL Sponsored Incubator or Special Interest Group

Faculty are invited to join our campus communities by emailing the contact person linked below. If you do not receive a reply, you can also request to join by asking Linda Bissinger or Derek Petrey.

Join our faculty groups on social media!


 

Register for an upcoming workshop and/or Submit a workshop proposal


"An investment in knowledge pays the best interest."  ~Benjamin Franklin
"Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom."  ~George Washington Carver
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."  ~Aristotle
"The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn and change."  ~Carl Rogers
"The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts."  ~C.S. Lewis

Interested in attending faculty professional development workshops?

Click on the Click Here to Register button at the top of the page to enter our registration system. If you are logged in to Sinclair's network, your name will display in the top-right corner. If you are not logged in, the username and password boxes will be displayed. Click on Calendar to view all our offerings on the calendar, click on Courses to see the various categories of offerings and their descriptions. Select a category of professional development offerings and the individual workshop titles, date and brief description will be displayed. Click on a title to view more details and register for the session. You will need to be logged in to register and access the My Courses page. The My Courses page allows you to:

  • view the workshops you are currently registered to attend,
  • de-register from any of those sessions,
  • see the list of workshops of which you are a facilitator, and
  • view all the sessions you have attended (beginning September 12, 2013, contact the CTL office for earlier participation records).

 

Interested in submitting a workshop proposal?

Do you have a great idea for a professional development workshop for our faculty? Please click here to submit a workshop proposal for next semester. We welcome cross-discipline and co-facilitation of workshops on teaching and learning. Topics of interest include (but are not limited to) mind/brain education, engaged pedagogies, flipped classroom, diversity, deep learning strategies, technology, understanding college pedagogy, contextualization, mentoring students, working with international students, and universal design for learning. Workshops are to include active attendee participation, an in-depth treatment of a topic, pre-/post-tests, and handouts.

An email receipt will acknowledge each proposal and letters of invitation to present the workshop will be emailed to the lead facilitator. The CTL will work with you to determine dates, times, and rooms.

Click here to view the CTL Good Workshop Design online webinar (12min).

Click here to download the compensation details for faculty to develop and facilitate workshops.


The CTL staff includes:

Derek Petrey, Director, derek.petrey@sinclair.edu

Kathy Rowell, Founding Director, 2009-2015, katherine.rowell@sinclair.edu

David Bodary, Faculty Associate for Service Learning, since 2010, david.bodary@sinclair.edu

Linda Bissinger, Administrative Assistant II, linda.bissinger@sinclair.edu

Josh Greschner, Part-time Support Staff, josh.greschner@sinclair.edu