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Lunchtime Presentations 2016-2017

Sessions held on Wednesdays
DSC/UCF Hall (140), Rm. 206
12:30-1:30 p.m.
BYOL-Bring your own lunch!

All sessions are free and open to students, faculty, staff and the community.

No registration required! 

September 7, 2016
iPads in the Classroom
presented by Dr. Amy Ringue & Gabi Booth

Come learn how to make the best use of iPads in your courses. No matter what the content, no matter what the course, there's an app that is "app"-licable!" Please join us to learn about apps that can be used in any classroom for any subject.

September 21, 2016
Fun with Phonemes: How the English Consonant System is Cataloged
presented by Dr. Tom Bellomo

Though most of us speak the English language daily, many are at loss as to what's behind some of its apparent peculiarity. Yet, there's somewhat of a mathematical parallel to the sound system's predictability. Attendees will learn how English consonant sounds are formed and become acquainted with the system used to catalog these sounds. As the session progresses, patterns will emerge as participants complete a consonant chart and recognize that innate laws govern speech

October 5, 2016
Using QFD to Develop a Curriculum that Addresses Workforce Skills Gap
presented by Dr. Nabeel Yousef

With more than 600 manufacturing and related companies in the region, the unfulfilled demand for skilled manufacturing workers at the technical level in the service areas of Volusia County in Florida is a concern that is shared by industry leaders across the nation. To address the need, the research team enhanced the design and development of the existing Associate Degree in Engineering with adding new specializations and on-site manufacturing experience. This paper will address model development through the use of Quality Function Deployment Method and based on industry requirements.

October 19, 2016
5 Concerts, 3 Countries, and 1 Super Adventure
presented by Spike Lionarons

Follow Spike and the Metropolitan Flute Orchestra's concert tour from New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall to Edinburgh Castle, Scotland.

November 2, 2016
Student Loan Repayment and Forgiveness Details with a side of shopping tips!
presented by Michelle Goldys

Everything you need to know about your student loans – how to find out who you owe, what you owe, the various repayment plans available, as well as who may qualify for student loan forgiveness. I will also be sharing all of my secrets for saving money while you shop!

November 16, 2016
Service Learning and Study Abroad: Putting Learning Outcomes into Context
presented by Dr. Donnie May

Join Dr. Don May for a presentation and discussion on the power of service learning and study abroad. When properly designed, these pedagogical strategies serve as powerful tools capable of connecting learning outcomes to the real world reality our students understand.

December 7, 2016
Falcon Tank: How to Pitch Your Great Idea
presented by Lisa Koogle, Amanda Lasecki, and Mary Rhodes

This interactive session presented by the Resource Development Department will explore how to bring your best ideas to life. Topics will include perfecting your elevator pitch, connecting with your target audience, anticipating the unexpected. Have the perfect idea for the College, your favorite non-profit organization, or a local charity but don't know how to convince others of your vision? Join the Resource Development team and our very own Falcon Tank panel of DSC experts and entrepreneurs to learn what separates the successful from the not so successful pitch.

January 18, 2017
Improving Outcomes in Research Use by Occupational Therapy Assistant Students: A Faculty-Librarian Collaboration
presented by Rachel Owens & Mary Beth Craig-Oatley

Information literacy is one of DSC's college-wide student outcomes. It is particularly vital for students in the health sciences to understand the use of evidence in practice. DSC's OTA program partnered with Library Services to create a targeted collaboration between OTA faculty and librarians, with the intended outcome of improving OTA students' understanding and use of evidence-based literature. Here, we report our results and discuss how they can be expanded to other academic programs.

February 1, 2017
Did I Just Say That Out Loud? 3 Tools for Mindful Communication
presented by Dr. Heather McGrane

We sometimes speak before thinking. We talk over people. We interrupt. We defend ourselves. We object. We give advice or criticize and then feel foolish. When we speak and listen from a place of curiosity and care, we say what we mean and we mean what we say. Stop feeling embarrassed or guilty. Learn 3 tools for mindful communication

March 1, 2017
Perfectly Paired Partnerships: Increasing employment opportunities for graduates
presented by Ana Blaine & Heidi Kochis (Coordinator, Teacher Recruitment and Retention: Office of Human Resources for Volusia County Schools

Find out how to build positive relationships with community stakeholders to increase the likelihood that your graduates will gain employment in their desired field. Using a current job fair model developed between the College of Education at DSC and Volusia County Schools, this interactive session will provide ideas on how to bring employers to your program and students.

April 5, 2017
School of Adult Education Career Contextualized Curricula Project
presented by Matthew Davids

May 3, 2017
Active Learning, Simulation, and the Art of teaching Today's Learners
presented by Dr. Kim Beechler

This session will give participants the opportunity to discuss the challenges of learners in the classroom today. A part of the solution for reaching these students includes active learning techniques including simulations, small groups, and other creative ideas for hands-on learning. As expected, this will be a hands-on session so bring finger foods!

For more information contact John Brady, or 506-3837.

Download a PDF version of the 2016-17 Lunch & Learn schedule here. 











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