Learning Opportunities From Staff Development – 4/18/12-4/23/12

Do you still need Continuing Education credit for 2011-12? Grab a colleague and join one of the April sessions detailed below. There is still time to register and there are plenty of seats available. Enroll online at www.grcc.edu/currentlearning

Drupal Basics: Editing Content
Wed April 18, 2012 | 2:00-3:00PM | 351 Main

In this course, participants will learn to navigate the Drupal system, understand and use content types, and edit existing content.

Persuasive Communication
Friday April 20, 2012 | 9:00-11:00 AM | 214 Sneden

Scientifically-supported methods of getting others to say `Yes’ are discussed. Practical approaches to being more influential are demonstrated. Critical moments of persuasion are highlighted. Small changes in how you deliver your messages can have a dramatic effect be the difference between ‘Yes’ and ‘No’.

Improving Nutritional Status
Friday April 20, 2012 | 12:00 – 1:30 PM | 425 CSC

Many American diets contain excessive amounts of salt, sugar, cholesterol and saturated and trans fats. This session will focus on identifying and preparing foods with reduced quantities of these food components. Emphasis will be place on label reading and interpretation as well as suggestions for purchasing and preparing foods.

Rethinking Body Image
Monday April 23, 2012 | 12:30-2:00 PM | 122 LRC

Tamber Bustance will explore the power of “body image” and women, and how ones’ self-concept and self-esteem are affected by today’s media and society’s definition of beauty.

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