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Spring 2018 Faculty/Staff Orientation Week

January 9 - January 13

Browse the schedule. Accessibility: 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.

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Full-time Faculty Report

January 10
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9:00 am

President’s All Campus Meeting

January 10 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Performing Arts Center
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12:00 pm

How to Find & Enhance Open Educational Resources

January 10 @ 12:00 pm - 12:50 pm
Building Y, Megalab

Open Educational Resources (OER) improve student engagement and student success while saving students an average of $134 per course. One of the advantages of using OER is customization. OER content may be enhanced and reused to meet specific course outcomes and student interests. Participants in this interactive session will come away with a variety of […]

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1:00 pm

Empathy & Rigor: Culture of Care in the Classroom

January 10 @ 1:00 pm - 1:50 pm
Building D, Room D142

According to Dr. Jose Antonio Bowen, the keynote speaker at this year’s Assessment Conference, students need both high standards and high nurture to truly learn. But how does this balance play out in the classroom? In other words, how can faculty respond when students request exceptions to our rules, ask for second (or third!) chances, […]

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2:00 pm

Tech Fest

January 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Building Y, Megalab

Interact with faculty as they share instructional technology projects in an e-poster session format. See demonstrations and ask faculty questions. Drop in anytime from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. Open to: All faculty and staff

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The Truth: Unpacking the Alternative Testing Module

January 10 @ 2:00 pm - 2:50 pm
Building X, Room X124

Access and Disability Services would like your feedback of the alternative testing module. We will share the results of the recent campus wide survey, and take your constructive feedback to streamline the process. Open to: All faculty Facilitators: Becky Ramirez-Malagon and Debbie Reuter

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3:00 pm

Working with Students on the Autism Spectrum in the College Classroom

January 10 @ 3:00 pm - 3:50 pm
Building X, Room X212

This session will provide tips and strategies, along with a student panel for faculty and all college personnel to effectively work with students on the Autism spectrum. This topic will generate ideas and awareness of concrete examples of how to support students. Come hear this unique perspective from a panel of students on the autism […]

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Globalizing the Curriculum: How to Add a Global Perspective to Your Classes

January 10 @ 3:00 pm - 3:50 pm
Building Z, Room Z102

It is commonplace to say that college students need to be educated for a global future. In 2006, the AAC&U identified global competencies and intercultural skills as essential components of a 21st century college education and yet the nation’s nearly 1200 community colleges have lagged behind 4-year institutions in acknowledging the importance of global education […]

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4:00 pm

Graphs and Tables are More Than Just Pictures!

January 10 @ 4:00 pm - 4:50 pm
Building X, Room X122

Do your students have difficulty interpreting data on graphs and tables? Would you like to know more about creating exercises that link quantitative reasoning skills to other disciplines? This session is designed to help you make explicit connections between course content and quantitative reasoning techniques, even if you don’t consider your course to be directly […]

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6:00 pm

Blackboard Bootcamp

January 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Building D, Room D242

The Blackboard Bootcamp workshop provides an overview of basic tools in Blackboard. You will create a basic Blackboard course site ready for use with your on-campus class. Please bring your course syllabus, an assignment list and any other course handouts you plan to use. Please note: this session provides an overview and is not designed […]

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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.