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Professional Development Schedule

MACC intends to provide a quality, meaningful Professional Development program for all MACC employees. If you would like to see us offer any particular topic that would be relevant and valuable for you, please forward your suggestions to the Director of Human Resources. Professional development is very important for all employees to keep current in technology, legal issues, and other topics that help us do our jobs well and boost our morale. Every full-time employee is required to attend a minimum of 3 sessions each academic year. Please contact Human Resources at extension 11294 to register.

April 4, 10:00 am via Blackboard Collaborate
iPad Cart Training, presented by Carl Read, Instructional Technology Specialist and
Justin Forte, Instructional Technology Technician

Interested in using the iPad cart in your classroom this semester? This session will discuss the ins and outs of requesting apps and cart usage.

Be sure to RSVP to 24 hours prior to the meeting to receive a link.

April 4, 1:00 pm via Blackboard Collaborate

Creating a Dynamic Video Using Camtasia Part 1- The Basics, presented by Tonya Fast.

Learn how to use Camtasia Studio to create dynamic videos that are ADA compliant. This is an introduction to creating videos in Camtasia Studio. We will review the basic steps of creating a dynamic video and the guidelines for publishing videos in your online courses. Before this session it is recommended you review the following "Camtasia Getting Started" tutorial videos (http://www.techsmith.com/tutorial-camtasia-8.html)

Be sure to RSVP to 24 hours prior to the meeting to receive a link.

April 9, 7:30 pm via Blackboard Collaborate
April 10, 10:00 am and 2:00 pm via Blackboard Collaborate

Copyright/Creative Commons, presented by Coltier Blakely, Instructional Technology Programmer/Instructional Designer and Amy Weimer, Instructional Technology Specialist.

Do you wonder how to handle copyright issues in your online and hybrid courses? Attend this session so you can feel confident when creating or editing your course.

Be sure to RSVP to 24 hours prior to the meeting to receive a link.

April 23, 7:00 pm via Blackboard Collaborate
April 25, 10:00 pm via Blackboard Collaborate

ADA Compliance, presented by Carl Read, Instructional Technology Specialist

Be sure your course is ADA compliant by attending this session. We will discuss building ADA compliant items, cover checking existing documents for ADA compliance, and discuss other issues pertinent to Universal Design.

Be sure to RSVP to 24 hours prior to the meeting to receive a link.

 Each session is worth 1 credit toward the Adjunct Professional Development stipend.


Please note the following:

  • You CAN attend more than 3 sessions if the topic is beneficial to you.
  • Get approval from your supervisor as needed before contacting the HR office to register.