Adjunct Center for Excellence

Location

LSC-North Harris
Academic Building , Room 107
281.618.7176

LSC-Greenspoint Center
Room 314

     

Hours of Operation
Mon. - Thu.  7 a.m. - 7 p.m. 
Fri.  7 a.m. - Noon. 
The mission of the Adjunct Center for Excellence is to provide adjunct faculty with information, direction, and support needed to maximize student learning and success. It will be a place to meet, collaborate and connect with the LSC-North Harris community.      

Services:

  • Formal and informal professional development
  • Referral to resources
  • Technology assistance
  • Student conference rooms
  • Quiet room for grading and reading
  • Computer workstations
  • Sound room for creating audio and visual media for instruction
  • Copier, printer, fax and related supplies
  • Lounge area for relaxation
  • Daily-use lockers
  • Dining tables, refrigerator, microwave and coffee service

Development Opportunities:
The Adjunct Center for Excellence offers a wide-range of professional development opportunities, both on-campus and online.

Learning Events:
New Adjunct Orientation – Half-day workshop to provide support and encouragement to new adjuncts and to provide teaching and learning ideas that will impact student incomes.

Adjunct Boot Camp – Sessions will be offered with topics applicable to the beginning of the semester and open computer labs staffed by technology professionals to assist with online classes, iStar Faculty Center, and uploading Syllabi and Vitae.

Technology Instruction – Workshops offered throughout the semester for online classes, iStar Faculty Center, instructional software, using media equipment, and ideas to improve student learning.

Brown Bag Sessions – Faculty and staff led sessions with topics of interest throughout the semester.

Spring Adjunct Learning Conference – Saturday event that will offer a variety of sessions presented by faculty and staff to help develop knowledge that will impact teaching and student learning outcomes.

Online Learning:
Faculty Focus Newsletter – Features articles on effective teaching strategies for the college classroom, both face-to-face and online.

LSC-North Harris Library Teaching and Learning Guide – A webpage with articles, research databases, education new sources, ebooks, books, videos and more to help faculty enhance their teaching and learning knowledge.

Faculty Matters Newsletter – A monthly newsletter published by the Faculty Staff Center.

Angel Group: LSC-North Harris Faculty and Staff Resources – The contents of this group include the Adjunct Faculty Handbook, Social Media Policy, Emergency Procedures and Contacts, Academic Calendar, “how-to” instructions, and other resources.

20 Minute Mentor Commons Subscription – As a member of our campus community this online resource from Magna Publications is available at no cost to you. The short videos and supplemental materials will help energize your higher education career. Email ace@lonestar.edu for directions on creating and accessing a Magna account. ?