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12:00 pm

Mindfulness Sitting

September 14 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Building D, Room D269

A restful 30 minutes of peaceful silence for faculty, staff, and students. This drop-in sitting will include verbal instructions for those new to mindfulness. No registration required. Release time is available. Please check with your supervisor. What is Mindfulness? Mindfulness is a term coined by scientist Jon Kabat-Zinn to describe a state of non-judgmental present awareness […]

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3:30 pm

International Students’ Reception

September 14 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Building D (near Starbucks)

The Office of International Education and the International Student Office are pleased to invite you to our annual International Students' Reception. Please come to show your support for and to welcome our diverse international student population. There will be catered food and live music for your enjoyment. Please announce the reception to your students! Please […]

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6:00 pm

Enhancing Distance Course Design Using the OSCQR Rubric (Part 1)

September 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Building D, Room D242

The OSCQR (Open SUNY Course Quality Review) rubric is a free tool that supports continuous improvements to the quality and accessibility of distance courses. During this workshop you will discover how to utilize the OSCQR rubric to review the design of your own online or hybrid course. You will also participate as a peer reviewer, […]

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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.