R7 PEDC

Professional Education Development Committee

About the PEDC:
The purpose of the PEDC is to support professional development activities for regional members and provide a broad range of educational services to ensure that all regional members have access to professional development programming.

Questions, Comments, Ideas for the R7 PEDC Chair

Use the below contact us box to message PEDC Chair about any questions, topic ideas for sessions, interest in presenting, volunteering or more!

Kathryn O'Hayre, Colorado State University
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Resources

Recruit and Retain - Part 1 Recruitment Renovation
Zoom Discussions 9/29/2022,
12:00 - 1:00 PM   MT  
https://zoom.us/j/91818548200

Led by:

Ashley Stahle, Colorado State University

Sylvia Bradshaw, Southern Utah University

Alexa Van Dalsem, University of Colorado Boulder

Sarah Martonick, University of Idaho

Description:

This panel discussion offers specific insights to recruitment in our region and resources available. We plan to address the difficulties and creative strategies related to finances, various institution sizes, and our large geographic footprint. 

Objectives:

1. Discuss opportunities for updating the recruitment process

2. Assess the current Regional job market

3. Build job posts to attract a diverse pool of candidates

Roundup with Region VII
Zoom Discussions 7/12/2022, 12:00 - 1:00 PM MT 
 

Purpose: Networking, social, and hot topic open forums to collaborate with your regional colleagues

 

Description: July Roundup in Region VII! We are hosting 4 rooms to move between.

  1. How do I…NCURA: learn how to develop posters, articles, sessions, a diversity statement, and become a presenter

  2. LeadMe and more Mentorship: Discuss the role of mentorship relationships and learn about the NCURA program LeadMe

  3. NCURA New Members hosted by our Reg. VII Members-At-Large

  4. Social: Color collab chat

 

The session is drop-in accessible and you can move between virtual Zoom rooms. Just add the Zoom link to your calendar for Tuesday July 12th, no registration required. Find previous session resources and submit questions on the Region VII Education website.

The Falcon and the Phoenix: Next Steps in Developing an Effective Presentation
Zoom Presentation 5-26-2022, 12:00 - 1:00 PM MT 

Led by:
Tricia Callahan, M.A., CRA, Colorado State University
Kyle Uhruh, MBA, University of Montana

Description:
You’ve spent time accessing learner needs and developing session objectives to meet those needs. Now it’s time to get creative. Continue to hone your presentation development skills as we explore the next steps in creating a presentation that is effective and engaging. This session is appropriate for those newer to presenting or those wishing to hone their presentation design skills.
 

The Falcon and the Phoenix: First Steps in Developing an Effective Presentation
Zoom Presentation 1-27-2022, 12:00 - 1:00 PM MT 
 

Led by:
Tricia Callahan, M.A., CRA, Colorado State University
Kyle Uhruh, MBA, University of Montana

Description:
Conference presenters spend countless hours preparing for an hour-long session, yet little time is spent crafting session titles, descriptions, and objectives that are not only fetching, but adequately convey the content to be covered. Hone your presentation development skills during this interactive webinar on first steps and considerations for developing a presentation that effectively delivers desired outcomes.

https://trainlikeachampion.blog/writing-effective-learning-objectives/

Identifying Microaggressions

Zoom Presentation 11-11-2021

Led by:

Dr. Cleveland Piggot

Assistant Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Family Medicine University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus 

Description:

Bias and discrimination can sometimes be overt, while other times it is more subtle and even unintentional. To better support an inclusive environment, it's important to understand what are microaggressions, their impact, and how we can recognize and combat them. Session participants will be able to recognize examples of microaggressions in the workplace; articulate the impact microaggressions have on individuals and the workforce; and identify ways to combat microaggressions in the workplace.

CRA Exam PREP - Preparation, Resources, Expectations, and Panic-control -

Zoom Presentation 8-10-2021

Led by:

Tricia Callahan, M.A., CRA, Colorado State University
Special Guest:

Jeffrey (Jeff) Ritchie

RACC BOD Emeritus

Director of Sponsored Programs, Hamilton College

Description:

This session will offer an overview of best practices for preparing to take the CRA examination and will include study resources, exam preparation tools and techniques, what to expect, and tips for reducing test anxiety. Join members of the RACC and recent CRA’s for tips on the types of questions to expect, exam format, and how to best prepare.

Ergonomic Principles, Practice, and the Office / Home Environment -

Zoom Presentation 4-8-2021
Led by:

Dr. David Gilkey, Associate Professor, Science & Engineering

Montana Technological University

https://www.mtech.edu/safety/faculty/david-gilkey/index.html

Click the below button to access the recorded Zoom Discussion and Presentation.

Interested in the handouts from the presentation? Email Trisha Southergill, PSouthergill@mtech.edu 

Description:

This session will offer an overview of office and home ergonomics. Participants will be provided information to better understand the importance of ergonomics related to workstations, chairs, and field of vision. Participants will also be instructed on how to evaluate home and/or office workstations.  

An Introduction on How to Use the SciENcv Profile System -

Zoom  Discussion 7-22-2020
Led by:

Stephanie Tofighi, University of New Mexico

Click on the links below to access resources and the recorded Zoom Discussion from 7/22/2020 on SciENcv.

 

Have resources to share? Please email liz.grinstead@colostate.edu!

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Onboarding New Hires during COVID-19 - Not as Mythical as a Jackalope! 

Zoom Panel Discussion 4-29-2020
Led by:

Discussion Leader:

Tolise Dailey, Johns Hopkins University

Panelists:

Chris Saxton, University of Northern Colorado

Niki Spaeth, University of Colorado Boulder

Paul Sandoval, University of Arizona

Click on the links below to access resources and the recorded Zoom Discussion from 4/29/2020 on Remote Onboarding.

 

Have resources to share? Please email liz.grinstead@colostate.edu!

Guided discussion on Teleworking:

Policies, Operational Needs & Best Practice
 

Zoom Discussion 3-26-2020
Led by:

Ashley Stahle, Colorado State University

Alexa Van Dalsem, University of Colorado Boulder

Click on the links below to access resources and the recorded Zoom Discussion from 3/26/2020 on Teleworking.

 

Have resources to share? Please emai liz.grinstead@colostate.edu!

Implementation of ORCiD:

Why, How, and Potential Pitfalls
 

Zoom Discussion 3-24-2020

Led by:

Liz Grinstead, Colorado State University

Beth Kingsley, Denver Health

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Click on the links below to access resources and the recorded Zoom Discussion from 3/24/2020 on ORCiD.

 

Have resources to share? Please emai liz.grinstead@colostate.edu!