Course Descriptions - Texas A&M University Corpus Christi

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Employee Development Day May 20, 2015 Course Descriptions Time Building Location & Room Title Description Presenter Event Assistant Session 1 (9:00 am – 10:15 am) 9:00 – 10:15 am Jetty Room 123 9:00 – Marlin 10:15 am Room 317 Survival Sewing (CLOSED) 9:00 – 10:15 am EN 101 Record Retention 9:00 – UC OSO 10:15 am 221 UC Bayview 9:00 – 10:15 am 320 Has a button fallen off your favorite shirt? Is the hem sagging in your beloved pants? Rescue them with survival sewing skills! In this workshop, you will learn about basic hand sewing tools and techniques. Topics include: threading a needle, sewing on a button, whip stitching a hem, and using a running stitch to fix a ripped seam. Participation is limited to 12. Bring your own shirt/pants, etc. that need to be mended if you like. Sewing kits will be provided. Jan Brott Yoga In Your Office: Practices for a Healthier Mind and Body Pending Chris Shupala Participants will learn a “Prana Vida” practice that includes breathing sequences, concentration techniques, and meditation. Presented systematically, these practices develop better health, mental clarity, and inner peace. In addition, we will learn a few yoga flows that can be added to your daily office routine. Participants are advised not to eat a heavy meal 60 minutes prior to the session and to wear comfortable office attire (skirts may not be suitable). Keren Costanzo Veterans Panel Discussion (PTSD) Legal Issues for Adult Dependents Pending Examine the legal options that allow family members to care for adults who cannot make decisions for themselves. Learn which circumstances require a living will, the durable power of attorney, or a guardianship or Deer Oaks 4/27/2015 5:01 PM
trust. 9:00 – 10:15 am EN 104 9:00 – 10:15 am EN 106 Safe Zone Training In Line with HR On‐
Line 9:00 – 10:15 am OCR 241 Excel‐Intermediate to Advanced The Inclusive Islander is a new program that has been implemented by the Office of Engagement Initiatives through the Division of Student Engagement and Success. The program strives to “Cast a Net of Compassion” at TAMU‐CC by training faculty, staff and students in a variety of topics including diversity, multi‐cultural competence, privilege and inclusion. The Safe Zone Training is the first of two workshops available in the Elisabeth Inclusive Islander Network. Stephens Pending Repeat presentation of Islander Forum Excel Intermediate to Advanced class. (Limited to 30) Debra Cortinas Becky Torres 10:15‐ Break 10:30 am (10:15 am‐10:30 am) 10:30‐ 11:50 am 10:30‐ 11:50 am Jetty Room 123 Marlin Room 317 Clery Act All You Wanted to Know About SACS 10:30 – UC OSO 11:50 am 221 Identity Theft Protection & Prevention UC 10:30 – Bayview 11:50 am 320 Twitter Basics Session 2 (10:30 am – 11:50 am) The Clery Act is a federal law that requires universities to disclose information about crime on campus and at certain off campus locations. Learn what your responsibilities are as a university employee. Melissa Wright Pending Chris Shupala You’ll understand all aspects of identity theft and how to avoid it including 1) how to help you to recognize when your identity has been stolen and 2) providing tips for reclaiming your identity once it has been stolen. Deer Oaks The first in a series about using social medial for learning. Twitter Basics provides an overview of the application, account management, using hashtags to Jan Brott 4/27/2015 5:01 PM
10:30 – 11:50 am EN 101 10:30 – 11:50 am EN 104 10:30 – 11:50 am EN 106 10:30 – 11:50 am EN 107 12:00 – 1:30 pm 1:30 ‐
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3:00 pm Jetty Room 123 Marlin Room 317 UC OSO 221 1:30 ‐
3:00 pm UC Bayview 320 Our “American” Forefathers: Maya Lords and Ladies in the Pre‐Columbian World Safe Zone (cont.) Mindful Writing for Work and Self find resources and people, and curating a group of relevant organizations and people to follow. Instructions for setting up a Twitter account will be provided prior to the workshop. (Laptops will be provided but feel free to bring your own device if you like.) An examination of the many brilliant Mayan men and women who created a rich and complex society in the Pre‐Columbian world. Must attend both sessions. (See above) In this workshop, we will explore choices we have when composing email messages at work, focusing on how “mindfulness” can help us make choices that will result in more effective email communication. In addition, we will explore how personal writing (at work or home) can promote mindfulness, which can reduce stress and “stinkin’ thinkin’.” We will be writing. Deescalate a Situation Pending Carey Rote Elisabeth Stephens Glenn Blalock Denise Pace, CCPD Luncheon – Anchor Ballroom 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Keynote Speaker: Dr. Beverly Chiodo, “Character Determines Success” Session 3 (1:30 pm – 3:00 pm ) Find out about constructing questions and other intricacies of doing a survey. There are some basic rules to follow so you don’t end up with “garbage in, garbage out”. Katharine Mason Surveys 101 Homes for Texas Heroes Pending Dr. Gregg Listening/Speaking Pending Silverman, MD “Like the brilliance of a diamond, success in every area of life will Part 2: Application: be enhanced as you develop each Develop the 49 facet of your character. As Dr. Beverly Chiodo Character Qualities 4/27/2015 5:01 PM
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3:00 pm EN 104 You Make Me So Mad! Warning, Warning: What Are the Signs of Substance Abuse DWC Drinking Games and the “Shades of Intoxication” OCR 241 Excel‐Intermediate to Advanced 3:15 – 4:30 pm 3:15 – 4:30 pm Jetty Room 123 I‐CERT UPD Working with COPS 3:15 – 4:30 pm UC OSO 221 UC Bayview 320 1:30 ‐
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3:00 pm 3:15 – 4:30 pm 3:15 – 4:30 pm 3:15 – 4:30 pm EN 101 EN 104 Job Burnout Staff Success Panel Discussion Beyond PowerPoint The Path of Inner Peace imperfections are cut or polished away, you can reach your full potential.” Learn about the causes of anger and how to manage it. Pending Want to Party? Let the games begin! During this completely interactive workshop, you will learn how to pour a drink, experience the effects of alcohol on your ability to operate a vehicle, learn important facts about alcohol and other drugs and even walk the line to see how much is too much. Repeat presentation of Islander Forum Excel Intermediate to Advanced class. (Limited to 30) Session 4 (3:15 pm – 4:30 pm ) Learn about how to promote a team of response unit and possibly recruit members. There are currently approximately 9 members who are active. The purpose of the team is to assist UPD during crisis or emergency situations (such as set up barricades, perform CPR, First Aid etc…). Learn about the smart table used for planning by UPD. Discover if you are at risk of a job burnout and the origins of burnout, identify burnout signs and possible results, how to practice self‐care on and off campus, and learn how to re‐
create passion for your job that can lead you to success. Pending Overview of the free presentation software and PowerPoint alternatives. Explore how the speed at which our lives carry on can be Deer Oaks Guest Amanda Drum Becky Torres Ramon Casares David Weaver Suzanne Bonds Various staff members Alexandra Janney Deer Oaks 4/27/2015 5:01 PM
detrimental to ourselves. We will talk about what inner peace really is and the five principles we need to develop our personal inner peace. 3:15 – 4:30 pm 3:15 – 4:30 pm EN 106 EN 107 Self‐Defense Retirement‐A Look Ahead Pending Overview of Retirement Benefits with Texas A&M University‐
Corpus Christi. Guest Mary Canales