Professional Development Activity Form
Topic: Problem Solving
This professional development activity is intended to help instructors reflect on their current teaching practices. To help foster self-reflection, the activity will refer to educational technology. The process of completing this professional development activity cannot be completed in one day. Please allow for a sufficient amount of time to complete each task. Finally, once you have completed all of the steps on this page, please fill out the Professional Development Reflection Form to earn the professional development credit.
Step 1: Complete the Registration Form
Step 2: With your own courses and teaching style, complete the steps on the Problem-Solving Activity Worksheet: Problem-Solving Activity Worksheet.
Step 3: After you implemented the Problem-Solving Activity Worksheet., how did it work? We encourage participants to share what they learned through this professional development activity with fellow Developmental Education Practitioners. Please share any insights you gained in regard to using the Self-Change Power Project in your developmental education classroom on any of the Texas Developmental Education Professional Community Online (Texas DEPCO) social media platforms (see links below).Note: Posting your insights on social media is optional, you will also have an opportunity to reflect on this professional development activity on the official Reflection Form.
Twitter: Texas DEPCO Twitter
Facebook: Texas DEPCO Facebook
Step 5: Complete this link: Evaluation Form.
Step 6: Send all materials (make sure your name is on all of them) via email to TSI-PD (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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