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Extending the Walls of the Classroom (GEC)

March 31, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Graduate Equivalency Course (GEC)

  • Format: Face-to-face
  • Dates: Fridays, February 24, March 10, March 31, April 21, and May 5, 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Z131
  • GECs: 2 for on-campus course; 3 with added Field Seminar component
  • Instructor: David Richmond, BUS/SS
  • Details: This course is aimed at increasing faculty capacity to develop and teach concepts, issues, and materials in the area of Latin America studies. Participants will study global learning outcomes and assessment techniques; review effective study abroad design; acquire new competencies in inter-cultural communication; study the political, economic, social, and natural history of the region; create curriculum projects related to Central America for infusion in their classes; and gain the ability to mentor students based on their field experiences in Central America.
  • Fee: No cost. Read more.
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March 31, 2017
10:00 am - 12:30 pm


Office of International Education
Academy for Teaching Excellence


Building Z, Room Z131


Individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation or who have questions about physical access may contact the event host or Access and Disability Services at ads@harpercollege.edu, 847.925.6266, at least two weeks in advance of the event date.

Academy for Teaching Excellence Workshop Cancellation Policy

Occasionally, the Academy for Teaching Excellence may have to cancel a workshop due to circumstances beyond our control. With the exception of instructor illness and inclement weather, the decision to cancel a workshop will be made 48 hours prior to the scheduled date of the workshop. In the event of a cancellation, the Academy will make every effort to notify registered participants via their Harper College email account. If you have a concern about a workshop you have registered for being cancelled, please contact academy@harpercollege.edu or call 847.925.6174.