- Dates: March 13-14, 2020
- Location: Eaglewood Resort, Itasca
- CEUs: 0.4 (Friday) and 0.8 (Friday & Saturday)
- Cost: The retreat will be fully funded; no individual professional development funds will be required.
- Rooms are limited; please register by January 24, 2020 to guarantee your reservation. We are required to send the final list of attendees well in advance of the event, so please submit any changes in registration no later than February 10, 2020.
The Transparency in Learning and Teaching Framework (Winkelmes, Boyne, & Tapp, 2019) is centered on teaching students about more than just the subject matter by illuminating your rationale for how and why you’ve chosen to shape their learning experiences. At Transparency in Learning and Teaching (TILT) research institutions, students are persisting at 13-15% higher rates through increased confidence, belonging, and metacognitive awareness (Winkelmes, 2019). Further, application of TILT principles to teaching and institutional processes serves as a social justice initiative as it produces the greatest gains for systemically non-dominant student groups.
Join us at the Faculty Retreat in March when Angela Rasmussen from Spokane Community College will guide us through the research, principles, and applications of TILT-ing our work. Our efforts to increase transparency from the course to institutional level can demystify the college experience to provide underserved students with more equitable engagement. These evidence-based strategies will make clear the value of course content and support positive outcome expectancies. Approaching our work through TILT-ed lenses can also enhance communications, meetings, and initiatives to streamline and enrich our collaborative efforts across campus. Faculty examples of “TILT-ed” materials for teaching and work with colleagues will be shared, and participants will generate ideas for how they can TILT their work.
Friday, March 13
- 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. Check-in and Light Lunch
- 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. TILT Program
- 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. Social Hour
- 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. Dinner
- 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Team Trivia
- 9 p.m. – 12 a.m. Open Mic and Bowling
Optional overnight stay (overnight accommodations are only available for those who plan to attend the Saturday program)
Saturday, March 14
- 8 a.m. – 9 a.m. Breakfast
- 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. TILT Program
- Rooms are limited; please register by January 24, 2020 to guarantee your reservation.
- We are required to send the final list of attendees well in advance of the event, so please submit any changes in registration no later than February 10, 2020.
All Harper faculty (full-time and adjunct) are invited. Please invite and remind your colleagues to register.
Please consider your availability for the retreat carefully as the Academy must pay the venue for all registered guests; if your schedule changes, please notify us as soon as possible.
Questions? Please contact the Academy at 847.925.6174, firstname.lastname@example.org.