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12:00 pm

Mindfulness Sitting

November 2, 2017 @ 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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3:00 pm

Comic Books & Visual Literacy in the College Classroom

November 2, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Building D, Room D269

Graduate Equivalency Course (GEC) Format: Blended (online and face-to-face) Dates: October 5, 2017 – November 30, 2017 Face-to-face meetings: Thursdays, October 5, October 19, November 2, November 16, November 30 GECs: 3 Instructor: Dr. Brian Cremins, LIB ARTS View Syllabus & Learn More Fee: No cost. Registration Closed (Registration Deadline: September 21, 2017)

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6:00 pm

Making an Impact with Collaborative Learning (Part 2)

November 2, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Building D, Room D242

Considered by the Association of American Colleges and Universities as a “high-impact teaching practice” (positively associated with student learning and retention), collaborative learning will kick face-to-face and online classroom activities and assignments into high gear. This two-part workshop will provide innovative examples of collaboration in the traditional and online classrooms, hands-on experience with different collaborative […]

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2017 Distinguished Alumni Reception

November 2, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wojcik Conference Center

Harper College is celebrating its 50th Anniversary. In honor of this milestone, we invite you to join us as we recognize the outstanding accomplishments of five Harper College alumni - one from each decade of the College's history. 2017 Honorees: 1967-1976: Ann Ryan 1977-1986: Craig Johnson 1987-1996: Dr. Susan Grant 1997-2006: Royal Hartwig 2007-2017: Dr. […]

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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.