Professional Development

 

WELCOME! 

"The best part of learning is sharing what you know." - Vaughn K. Lauer


CONTACT

Human Resources
Pevehouse Administration Building
Room 100
(432) 685-4532

 

WE INVITE YOU TO TAKE AN ACTIVE PART IN YOUR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT


Dear Valued Midland College Employees,

I am privileged to be a part of the talented and dedicated team of faculty and staff at Midland College.
 
Our Professional Development Committee's goal is to provide all employees opportunities for development, both professionally and personally. Your participation in this benefit is important to me.
 
Sincerely,
Natasha Morgan, Chair Staff Professional Development Committee

  

Early Alert

The Early Alert system is an avenue for instructors and staff to communicate and provide assistance and resources for our students to help them succeed. “Alerts” are tracked in the portal to build a foundation with the student and develop a plan for recovery.

 

Metacognition Workshop

by Debbie McNeely

  • What is metacognition?
  • Students' metacognitive abilities
  • Ways to enhance metacognitive monitoring

Notes from the Metacognition Workshop


Canvas Training


Instructor Dispatch

Course used for communication between MC Canvas Admins and instructors. Important announcements are posted, along with training videos, FAQs, how to get help, and resources for third-party integrations. All instructors are added to the course when accounts are created. 

Instructor Dispatch Canvas Course


Growing With Canvas

Course designed to give instructors an in-depth lesson on all aspects of Canvas. All instructors are added to the course when accounts are created. 

Growing with Canvas Course


Canvas Instructor Guide

Documentation and instructions for instructors on how to do everything in Canvas.

Canvas Instructor Guide - Table of Contents

Online learning is a convenient format with something for everyone!


ADOBE ACROBAT DC

Browse the latest Adobe Acrobat DC tutorials, video tutorials, hands-on projects, and more. Ranging from beginner to advanced, these tutorials provide basics, new features, plus tips and techniques.

INNOVATIVE EDUCATORS

Innovative Educators Go2Knowledge offers free webinars and resources on a variety of higher education topics.

KHAN ACADEMY

Khan Academy is a 501(c)(3) non-profit company, with a mission "to provide a free, world-class education to anyone, anywhere.

MICROSOFT OFFICE TRAINING

Training and tutorials for Office 365 and Office apps, including Outlook, OneNote, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Skype for Business, and more.

MICROSOFT LEARN

Up your game with a module or learning path tailored to today's developer and technology masterminds and designed to prepare you for industry-recognized Microsoft certifications.

SAFECOLLEGES

SafeColleges is an online safety training system that helps improve campus safety, providing easy to use and administer courses, written by leading experts.

STARLINK

STARLINK is a membership based higher education professional development organization providing courses that maintain academic rigor, technical knowledge and skill sets which drive positive growth.

Consider opportunities that expand your network

  • College Courses
  • Conferences
  • Independent Study
  • Leadership Midland
  • Seminars
  • Workshops

Please let us know what else you would like to learn. Suggestions will be reviewed by the Committee. We will give you an update after we meet. Meetings are generally held monthly.

Thank you for the opportunity to grow your experience toward the success of Midland College in serving our community.

My Professional Development Suggestion

 

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Thank you for choosing Midland College! If you are here to collect a few credits, take courses to transfer, or here to start a new career, we welcome you.

How to Apply