Conversations with Colleagues

Formal and informal conversations to support excellence and innovation in teaching and learning. Check the CIETL calendar for Conversations with Colleagues.


Grant Writing
GE Pathways



Phi Theta Kappa’s Honors in Action Project
Writers on Writing
Lac Su Meet and Greet
Writing in the End Zone
Climate Change as a Challenge in Managing Risks
Acorns, Honey Ants, and Gasoline: Reflections on Australian and Californian Indigenous Basket Makers Today
Career Choices and Changes Workshop
Flipped Classroom ePortfolio
Autism in the College Classroom
Voice Thread Workshop



"A Conversation on Standards: Cheating, Plagiarism, and Policy at Cañada College"

Discussion about Plagiarism

Student email

March 2012

Integrating Basic Skills: Lessons from a College Success Learning Community

Alison Field, HIST 245: The History of Race, Ethnicity & Immigration, Kiran Malavade and Salumeh Eslamiah, ENG 836 and READ 836 Carla Stoner-Brito, CRER 407: Exploring Careers, Majors and Transfers

February 2012
Professor Gross shared her experiences as an NEH Scholar.   Please access this link for her presentation 

Here are some exciting opportunities she identified for Community College Faculty Summer 2012:

1.African-American History and Culture in the Georgia Low country: Savannah & the Coastal Islands, 1750-1950, June 10–16/June 17–23

2.Along the Shore: The Landmarks of Brooklyn's Industrial Waterfront Brooklyn, NY: June 3–9 or June 17–23

3.Concord, Massachusetts: Feminists, Utopians, and Social Reform in the Age of Emerson and Thoreau, Concord, MA: July 8–14 or July 15–21

4.Georgia O'Keeffe: Santa Fe, Abiquiu, and the New Mexico Landscape anta Fe, Taos, NM: June 17–23 or June 24–30

5.Legacies and Landmarks of the Plains Native Americans Columbus, NE: June 17–22 or June 24–29

6.The War of 1812 in the Great Lakes and Western Territories Toledo, OH: July 22–27 or August 5–10

Fall 2011

Demystifying the language of Math. Join Math and ESL faculty for a conversation about language in Math. September 15, 2011 (2:00-3:30 pm) CIETL Center Bldg 9-154

RESOURCES and Handouts 

Word problems 1 and Word problems 2

Conversation about Standards

Articulation Workshop powerpoint email: Sheila Lau phone: 3391

Stress Management  (September 23, 12:00 -1:30

Motivation (October 28,  12:00 -1:30

Positive Relationships, Difficult Situations (December 2, 12:00 -1:30)