Mentor Commons

Overview

The Office of Training and Organizational Development is pleased to offer online content from Magna Publications at no cost to you. Since 1972, Magna has been a leading provider of higher education professional development resources. This online resource offers on-demand, Collegewide, flexible, and accessible professional development, targeted to all FSCJ employees. Sign up today and help energize your higher education career.

With the wealth of topics available in this library, and unlimited access, you can tailor your learning to your professional development needs. It's a flexible, practical means to build knowledge and improve performance. The programs feature outstanding presenters delivering practical information and advice about the issues educators face every day in the classroom.

Popular Topics Include:

  • Classroom Management
  • Student Success
  • Academic Administration
  • Grading and Feedback
  • Course Design
  • Student Engagement
  • Recruitment and Retention
  • Strategy, Policy & Budgets
 
  • Flipped Courses
  • Technology in Online Courses
  • Blended Learning
  • Online Course Management
  • Program Assessment

Getting Started

INCLUDED WITH OUR SUBSCRIPTION

  • Certificates of completion
  • PowerPoint handouts
  • Supplemental materials custom designed for each presentation
  • In-depth facilitator's discussion guide to reinforce learning and put it into action
  • Complete transcript of each program
  • Hundreds of hours of professional development seminars
  • New programs added regularly

A FEW IDEAS ON HOW TO USE THE PROGRAMS IN 20-MINUTE MENTOR COMMONS

  • Show one at the beginning of a department meeting
  • PowerPoint handouts
  • Supplemental materials custom designed for each presentation
  • In-depth facilitator's discussion guide to reinforce learning and put it into action
  • Complete transcript of each program
  • Hundreds of hours of professional development seminars
  • New programs added regularly

To Register and Log In to Access the Group Subscription

  1. Go to https://www.magnapubs.com/register/. Enter information in the required fields > Then click "Submit." NOTE: if you get an error that your password does not match, skip over to the EXISTING USERS Section to the right.
  2. Once successfully registered, you will see a screen “Thank you for completing your registration”
  3. Go to https://www.magnapubs.com/profile/join-sitelicense/7bea72e5b835860c806a75a2a5832c07
  4. On the right side of the page, in the “Username or email address” box, enter the email address that you submitted in Step 1.
  5. Enter your password > Login
  6. On the My Account page > Join Team
  7. On the My Online Access page click the appropriate orange “Go to….” box for access.

Existing Users

If you get an error when using Create Account:

  1. Go to https://www.magnapubs.com/profile/lost-password/
  2. Enter your email address > Reset Password
  3. Once the password has been reset, go to the URL in Step 3 above to complete the registration process and log in.

NEED HELP?

  • Call 1-800-433-0499
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