January Workshops

Learn/sharpen your skills or get a refresher..

We've put together a set of workshops perfect for the start of a new semester. No need to RSVP; just come join us for one or several workshops being presented in East & West Hawai`i.

Monday, January 4

  • Using Laulima with Classroom-Based Classes
    Presenters: Leanne Urasaki (East Hawaii), Kate Sims (Palamanui)
    10:00 - 11:00 AM
    East Hawaii: Upper Campus, Building 346 Room 133
    Palamanui: Computer Lab
    Laulima isn't just for Online Classes. Come learn how you can use one (or a few) Laulima tools to enhance your in-person and vidcon classes.

  • Advising Workshop
    Presenter: Karaline Naegele, Academic Advisor
    12:30 - 1:30 PM
    East Hawaii: Manono Campus, Kaneikeao (379A-1)
    Palamanui: Admin Conference Rm. (D-183)

    Have questions about academic advising, or need a refresher? Come to this workshop to learn how to:
    • Translate COMPASS placement scores to help students choose appropriate courses.
    • Advise students regarding degree requirements, using the STAR Academic Essentials feature.
    • Use STAR reports to review a student’s academic history and identify when a referral to Counseling is needed.
    • Understand basic SAP requirements for Financial Aid.
    • Use the STAR What if Journey feature.
    • Use the Graduation Pathway feature.

Tuesday, January 5

  • Handling Disruptive Students
    Presenter:
    Bob Duley, Counselor
    2:00 - 3:00 PM
    East Hawaii: Manono Campus, 388-103
    Palamanui: Admin Conference Rm. (D-183)

    This workshop will provide information on dealing with classroom emergencies and disruptive students.

  • MySuccess
    Presenter: Christine Quintana, Counselor
    3:00 - 4:00 PM
    East Hawaii: Manono Campus, 388-103
    Palamanui: Admin Conference Rm. (D-183)

    This workshop will provide an overview of the MySuccess software for early alerts and no-show reporting. Learn about the intent and use of MySuccess (aka Starfish) as a tool to help students succeed. Schedule office hours, send early alerts and kudos, raise flags, communicate with students and the people in the student's support network.

Wednesday, January 6

  • Working with Students with Disabilities
    Presenters:
    Mari Giel, Counselor & Hawaii Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
    10:00 - 11:30 AM
    East Hawaii: Manono Campus, 388-103
    Palamanui: Admin Conference Rm. (D-183)
    This workshop will cover instructor responsibilities and provide strategies for working with students with disabilities. Representatives from the Hawaii Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) will also be presenting strategies and information about working with visually impaired and blind students.

  • Financial Aid: Last Date of Attendance and How it Impacts Our Institution
    Presenter: Lori Fukui-Stoos, Financial Aid Specialist
    2:00 - 3:00 PM
    East Hawaii: Manono Campus, 388-103
    Palamanui: B-126
    Learn about the impact and importance of reporting accurate Last Dates of Attendance for students who withdraw or who do not successfully complete courses.

Thursday, January 7

  • Math Co-Requisite Workshop
    Presenter: Dr. Rob Jeffs, Ivy Tech College
    1:30 - 3:30 PM
    East Hawaii: Manono Campus, 388-101 & 102
    Palamanui:
    Admin Conference Rm. (D-183)
    Come to this workshop to learn more about:
    • Leading the transition to a statewide community college math pathways and co-requisite math strategy
    • The development of and instructing in co-requisite quantitative reasoning courses
    • The development of and instructing in a non-transferable technical math pathway and academic support model
    • The impact of gateway course placement and success through a system wide reform of gateway math pathways
    • Faculty and administrative perspectives on system level reform
    • Integrating math pathways and corequisite support into a state wide student success strategy