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12:00 pm

Mindfulness Sitting

September 21 @ 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

Diversity & Inclusion Workshop

September 21 @ 3:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Building D, Room D156

Perhaps you heard the buzz – last year’s Diversity & Inclusion Workshops were a hit. If you weren’t able to participate last year, we are offering seven more sessions for Fall 2017. What can you expect? In the words of your colleagues: “I gained an understanding of how behaviors, intentionally or not, can (have an) […]

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5:00 pm

Creating an Accessible Learning Environment for Students with Disabilities

September 21 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Building D, Room D256

Graduate Equivalency Course (GEC) Format: Blended (online and face-to-face) Dates: September 18, 2017 – November 10, 2017 Face-to-face meetings: Thursdays, September 21, September 28, October 5, October 12, October 19, October 26, November 9 (no meeting on November 2) GECs: 3 Instructor: Pascuala Herrera, ADS and Student Development View Syllabus Fee: No cost. Registration Closed […]

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6:00 pm

Enhancing Distance Course Design Using the OSCQR Rubric (Part 2)

September 21 @ 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.