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Faculty Library Guide: Professional Development

Professional Development Resources

The CCC Library offers many resources to keep you up to date on trends and best practices in higher education and community colleges.  We are working on preparing a more robust library guide to connect you with the resources we offer.  In the meantime, please check out the resources highlighted below. 

CCC Faculty Resources

Library Discipline Resources

The Clovis Community College Library releases new Discipline Resources every semester consisting of new books in your discipline areas! The links below will take you to our most recent collection and to the discipline archives.

We encourage faculty and staff to participate in the collection development of the Library. Suggest a title or resource by filling out the Request for Library Book or Media below, or contact Brooke Ramos to discuss the library's holdings in your discipline.

The Canvas Community

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Canvas has extensive resources on their site and a great online community to help both instructors and students navigate this vast learning management system. Here are some links to some helpful resources from Canvas.

Higher Education Trade Journals

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The Chronicle of Higher Education provides in-depth and breaking news, opinion, advice and jobs for professors, deans and others in higher education from The Chronicle of Higher Education.

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Flipster provides Instant access to the magazines you know and love in an easy-to-read digital format. Download magazines to read offline, anytime, anywhere.

Check out these professional development issues in Flipster:

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Published by the American Association of Community Colleges, the Community College Journal features articles by leading experts, opinions that put the news in perspective, coverage of higher education issues, and profiles of the field's leaders. 

Community College Journal (Electronic version) is free for public access.

Education Resources Information Center

In ERIC, you can gain access to peer reviewed articles published in the following academic journals:

Community College Enterprise -  A peer-reviewed research journal publishing original research that expands our knowledge about the structure and nature of teaching and learning within the community college arena. As a leading resource for researchers and educators, the journal publishes high-quality research that captures the cutting edge practices and techniques that currently define the community college experience.
Community College Journal of Research and Practice - Publishes academic articles exploring recent essential contributions in the fields of Pedagogy and Education. 
Community College Review - The Community College Review (CCR) has led the nation since 1973 in the publication of scholarly, peer-reviewed research and commentary on community colleges. CCR, published quarterly, welcomes manuscripts dealing with all aspects of community college administration, education, and policy, both within the American higher education system as well as within the higher education systems of other countries that have similar tertiary institutions.