Category Archives: Professional Development

OPD Workshop: Dealing with Disruptive and Distressed Students

This OPD workshop is designed to help faculty and staff learn how to handle disruptive and/or distressed students on Wednesday, April 25, from noon-1 p.m., in the Learning Resources Center, Room 112. You will learn how to prevent disruptions, including disruptions caused by students with disabilities, identify the warning signs of potentially harmful situations and

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OPD Workshop: Diving Deeper into Canvas Session 1

Join OPD as they do a deep dive into creating assignments in Canvas on Wednesday, April 4, from 12:30-1:30 p.m., in the Learning Resources Center, Room 117D. Topics include: assignment groups, different submission types, creating extra credit, Turnitin, peer reviews, SpeedGrader and other settings. For more information, contact Steve Hill at ext. 1762 or

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OPD Workshop: Nearing Retirement in the FRS, May 3

This workshop focuses on discussing the practical issues important for those nearing retirement. Topics include setting retirement goals, including income needs and understanding your sources of retirement income including the Florida Retirement System and Social Security. Distribution options for various plans and how to explore an annual income stream in retirement that will last a lifetime. You will learn about taxation, required minimum

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