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Professional Development and Learning Opportunities for CNM Faculty


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Magna Live Seminar: Graphic Novels: Increase Visual Literacy, Inclusion, and Student Engagement

Date: Tuesday August 13, 2019

Time: 12 pm – 1 pm
Location: Main Campus–SB 116
If you are interested in joining the live seminar from another campus, please email

Incorporating graphic novels into a college course can help faculty members achieve practical learning outcomes via differentiated instruction; support diverse student populations such as students of color and LGBTQ+ students; and provide students with practical skills such as visual literacy. This seminar will present the many benefits of using a graphic novel in the classroom, including how graphic novels and unconventional texts can foster a more engaged classroom environment. Additionally, gain insights into the variety of options that exist for faculty members in a wide variety of disciplines, such as the humanities, visual arts, social sciences, and STEM, to use graphic novels in teaching.

Learning Goals
Upon completion of this seminar, you’ll be able to:

  • Understand how using graphic novels can help to achieve learning outcomes in the college classroom
  • Identify ways that graphic novels can support diverse student populations
  • Discuss how graphic novels can provide students with opportunities to learn practical skills such as visual literacy
  • Obtain skills to identify possible options in a wide-variety of courses, fields, and disciplines

Here's What We'll Cover

  • What is a graphic novel?
  • How differentiated instruction can achieve practical learning outcomes
  • How differentiated instruction can benefit diverse and/or marginalized student populations
  • What the value of visual literacy is to all students

Who Should Attend 

  • Faculty

Timothy Bussey, PhD
Assistant Director, Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Kenyon College

21+ Techniques to Maximize Learning

Date: Friday, August 30, 2019

Time: 9 am – 12 pm
Location: Main Campus–JS 301

Participants will learn and experience more than 21 teaching/learning techniques they can integrate into their own teaching and learning practices.  The session will model several of the techniques, allowing attendees the opportunity to experience, reflect on, and brainstorm applications related to their discipline-specific content.

Erica Barreiro, Dean, CHSS
Erica Reed, CTL Faculty Development Coordinator

Distance Learning Knowledge Bar

Date: Friday, August 30, 2019

Time: 8 am – 1 pm
Location: Main Campus–SRC 103

Distance Learning Drop-in Support 
This will be a drop-in lab for faculty who have questions about Blackboard/CNM Learn or best practices in online teaching and learning.  Includes information on Grade Center, Collaborate Ultra, Pronto Instance Messaging (IM), and the new Attendance tool.