Harper College Faculty Retreat: A Brief History

Submitted by Jim Edstrom, History Harper College faculty retreats have long been an integral part of faculty development. They became regular events during the 1990s partly as an outgrowth of “preferred future” initiatives introduced under the leadership of President...

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Critical Thinking Question Stems & Claim Starters

Submitted by Brett Fulkerson-Smith, Philosophy It goes without saying that we want our students to learn to think more critically. Key to this goal is developing in students a disposition to think critically. For many of our students, however, critical thinking is a...

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EZproxy Update

Submitted by the Harper College Library Do you want your students to have access to Library resources remotely? Whether they are using their computer, tablet, or phone they can still access the Library's resources. If so, you need to use EZproxy. EZproxy allows...

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Reflections on Student Success

Submitted by Crystal Pierce, Biology A few years ago I had the opportunity to join one of the Communities of Practice at Harper College. Our CoP was unique in that we were all adjunct faculty coming together to create a model for extended professional development....

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SAFEzone Training

A SAFEzone is a confidential place (or person) where all people can bring their authentic selves and feel safe, welcomed, and included. The SAFEzone Training at Harper College aims to increase the awareness, knowledge, and skills for individuals to address the...

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