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September 2018

Teaching Online Successfully: Facilitate (online)

September 24

Graduate Equivalency Course (GEC) Format: Online Dates: September 24, 2018 – October 7, 2018 GECs: 1 Instructor: TBD Details: This two-week, online course prepares and supports faculty who are teaching an online or blended course in Blackboard for the first time, and any faculty who have an interest in exploring best practices in online and blended course facilitation. Faculty will learn about critical components of effective course management and communication, develop a faculty schedule to aid in the management of their course, and enhance their…

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Blackboard Drop-In

September 25 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Building F, Room F317

The Academy is now offering drop-in training and technical support in Blackboard on select Tuesdays and Thursdays. Each session will begin with a short training on the topic listed below, but feel free to bring any questions and issues you would like resolved. No registration required. View full list of drop-in session dates/times and topics. Facilitator: Karen Herold, Instructional Technology Assistant Topic: Building a Rubric Location: All sessions will be held in the Academy: Building F, Room F317. Questions? Please contact Karen Herold at 847.925.6586, kherold@harpercollege.edu.

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Constructing Difference: Let’s Talk About Gender, Sex and Society

September 26 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Building F, Room F315

Graduate Equivalency Course (GEC) Format: Blended (online and face-to-face) Dates: September 12, 2018 – October 31, 2018 Face-to-face meetings: Wednesdays, September 12, September 26, October 3, October 17, October 24, 4 p.m. – 7 p.m., F315 GECs: 3 Instructor: Dr. Durene Wheeler, Northeastern Illinois University Details: This course seeks to investigate theories of gender and sexuality in a variety of historical, social, educational and cultural contexts. We will explore the societal implications of gender, sexuality and their relation to the development of identity and difference. We…

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Blackboard Drop-In

September 27 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Building F, Room F317

The Academy is now offering drop-in training and technical support in Blackboard on select Tuesdays and Thursdays. Each session will begin with a short training on the topic listed below, but feel free to bring any questions and issues you would like resolved. No registration required. View full list of drop-in session dates/times and topics. Facilitator: Karen Herold, Instructional Technology Assistant Topic: Building a Rubric Location: All sessions will be held in the Academy: Building F, Room F317. Questions? Please contact Karen Herold at 847.925.6586, kherold@harpercollege.edu.

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October 2018

Step-Back Consulting Workshop

October 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Building F, Room F317

Have you ever been part of a meeting in which someone asks for help solving a complex problem or challenge in their work? What often happens is that the person spends a great amount of time explaining the problem in significant detail and telling you why your ideas for solving the problem won’t work. Step-back consulting is a creative method to develop solutions to challenges and dilemmas we face in our work. The technique, developed in 2002 by Robert Kegan…

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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.