Faculty Resource Center

The TBCC Faculty Resource Center (FRC) is provided and maintained by the Office of Instruction with cooperation from the TBCC Library. Our mission is to support our valuable faculty by providing innovative instructional resources as well as providing a space for collaboration and onboarding new faculty. By introducing new instructional tools, integrating technology to meet teaching and learning outcomes and fostering collaboration, the FRC strengthens teaching and learning with technology as part of TBCC’s mission to create bridges to opportunity by providing quality education that serves the needs of our diverse community.
The FRC provides the following support resources:

▪ A Professional Development archive and calendar.
▪ TBCC Technology and Instructional Design educational materials.
▪ Innovative Teaching and Learning resources such as, assessment, OER and accessibility tools.
▪ A centralized location for all TBCC forms, policies and procedures utilized specifically by faculty.
▪ Opportunities for faculty collaboration such as, Library services and TBCC Committee information and links.

TBCC Committees
College Council

The purpose of College Council is to serve as a college-wide organization with representatives from all the major campus constituencies and committees. The primary purpose is to be a forum that facilitates dialogue on college-wide issues. The Council will oversee the strategic framework, enrollment management, support accreditation, serve as the Continuous Improvement team sounding board, and be active in all college evaluation and improvement efforts. The Council is to advise the President on issues that affect the entire college. The College Council meetings are open to all and at times the President will extend the College Council time for all campus conversations.

Chair – Ross Tomlin, College President

Curriculum Committee

The purpose of the Curriculum and Assessment Committee is to ensure a relevant, rigorous and quality college curriculum that reflects the needs of and builds upon the economic needs of the community, with attention to transfer opportunities and student educational goals. The Curriculum and Assessment Committee reviews course and program curriculum and recommends and approves changes as needed to maintain relevancy, rigor and consistency across all delivery and instructional modes. To further ensure instructional quality and integrity, the Curriculum and Assessment Committee coordinates the development of, provides oversight for and evaluates results from student learning outcomes assessment activities and serves as a forum to facilitate dialog on assessment issues.

Chair – Ann Hovey, Chief Academic Officer

Program Advisory Committee

Advisory Committees of high-quality programs take an active role in assisting and advising the college and its faculty in the following areas:

o Curriculum modifications

o Ensuring job and career readiness

o Updates to facilities/budgets/student competencies

o Purchase of new instructional materials and equipment

o Adoption of policies

o Adoption of Industry-Recognized Certifications

o Evaluation of student skills using Technical Skill Assessments

o Helping arrange meaningful structured learning experiences for students in the program

o Identification of local, state and national certifications

o Identification of industry trends

o Connecting and networking the industry and its connection to training

o Building improved relationships between CTE educators, business/industry partners, and the community

o Promoting CTE programs by talking to legislators, speaking for career and technical education at board meetings, writing articles for local newspapers, or obtaining media coverage for special events

Technology Advisory Group (TAG)

The TAG team is a Curriculum and Assessment Committee special work group that will meet on an as needed basis and report on progress in scheduled Curriculum and Assessment committee meetings or digitally as appropriate.

Chair – Ann Hovey, Chief Academic Officer

Library Faculty Services
Interlibrary Loans

Would an exotic or out of print book help you get your point across to your students? Perhaps one of your students needs access to an article from an esoteric journal? Interlibrary loan is the service for you. The library can borrow from almost every library in Oregon, including all of the major university research libraries.

Purchase Requests

The library’s holdings exist to support the curriculum and we love to add new titles. If there is a book, reference book, DVD, etc. that would benefit your students, or that you would like to use in class, please let us know about it. Generally items published within the last five years make the best candidates, see the library’s collection development policy for details. Fill out a purchase request form now.

Course Reserves

We can place books, lecture notes and certain articles on physical reserve for check out, or for students to photocopy. We can also make some materials available electronically. Please see the library’s copyright guidelines for details on materials available for course reserve.

Student Research Consultation

Do you have students who are struggling with one of your research assignments? Send them over to the library. We are happy to help them develop their research strategies and can connect them with authoritative discipline specific resources.

Policies and Procedures

Catalog and Schedule

Important Dates for Faculty
8/21
Fall Registration Begins
9/2/17
Summer 10 Week Term Ends
9/7/17
10 Week Term Grades Due
9/14 - 9/15
Faculty In-Service