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Fall 2018 Faculty/Staff Orientation Week

August 13 - August 18

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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10:00 am

Teaching With Geospatial Technologies and Drones

August 16 @ 10:00 am - 10:50 am
Building F, Room F317

Maps and images have always played a crucial role in the classroom; geospatial technology (GPS, GIS, Remote Sensing) is vastly expanding our ability to understand, analyze, and interpret the world around us. This session will introduce you to geospatial technology tools (Google Earth, ArcGIS) and drones, and will help you incorporate these technologies into your […]

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What Would You Do If…? Resolving Difficult Situations with Students

August 16 @ 10:00 am - 10:50 am
Building D, Room D156

What would you do if a student was trying really hard, but continued to fail exams? What would you do if a student became angry about his/her grade? Join this session to discuss difficult situations with students and how to resolve them. We will provide scenarios from real-life teaching situations and participants will work together […]

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11:00 am

How to Find and Enhance Open Educational Resources

August 16 @ 11:00 am - 11:50 am
Building F, Room F317

Open Educational Resources (OER) improve student engagement and student success while saving students around $100 per course. One of the advantages of using OER is customization. OER content may enhanced and reused to meet specific course outcomes and student interests. Participants in this interactive session will come away with a variety of sources for OER […]

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Creating Savvy Researchers: Teaching Information Literacy to Students

August 16 @ 11:00 am - 11:50 am
Building F, Room F220

Are you interested in strengthening the information literacy skills your students need in the 21st century? Join us to learn quick, easy ways to inject little pieces of information literacy into your classes to improve student learning. All disciplines are welcome. Facilitators: Kristin Allen, Christine Kuffel, Jennifer Lau-Bond, Melissa Merlos

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My Students Are so Stressed Out! Supporting Students with Anxiety

August 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Building J, J152

Access and Disability Services in collaboration with Success Services will share data regarding the increase in students with anxiety and their academic experience. Presenters will share tips and best practices for supporting students with anxiety in your classrooms and centers. Case studies will be utilized to facilitate further discussion. Facilitators: Katie Beerman, Ellen Fisher, Debbie […]

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3:00 pm

Help One More Student Stay

August 16 @ 3:00 pm - 3:50 pm
Building D, Room D114

If you could make a small change in your classroom that increases the likelihood that fewer students will drop, would you try it? Join me as we discuss how a small change can translate into something BIG. Facilitator: Marianne Fontes

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Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and the Harper College Campus Community

August 16 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Building F, Room F317

If you've wondered to yourself whether students at Harper seem stressed or anxious, you're certainly not alone. This session examines the prevalence of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) in college students and breaks down some of the ways they negatively impact course completion, persistence, retention, and graduation rates. Participants will learn about ACEs science, differences between […]

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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.

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.