More than 20 faculty and 400 students experienced
Small Group Instructional Feedback (SGIF)
in their classes in 2019, and the feedback has shown that it can be a positive semester-altering experience. Give SGIF a try in Spring 2020 and see how it can help you and your students! There are two ways to participate: complete a full SGIF workshop
(two sessions left: 2/6 and 2/7
or request an SGIF session to be conducted in your class. Learn more and register using the link above.
Harper is changing from storing your files on a network personal (H:) drive to cloud storage (OneDrive). Information Technology is here to help you make the transition. IT has put together some information about the change, the ways they can help, and the timing. Review the plan and available resources using the link above.
The goal is for you to move your files from your network personal (H:) drive to cloud storage (OneDrive) by Spring Break. This approach will help Harper operate more cost-efficiently and allow you access to your files from anywhere.
Have an idea for a new project? Want to develop or pilot a program or service, but lack the funding to support it? The Harper College Educational Foundation has up to $100,000 available through the Resource for Excellence (RFE) grant program which could be the answer to those questions. The RFE Grant Application Period is open until Friday, March 6 and upcoming workshops are being offered to help applicants with completing the grant application package.
This video addresses how student misconceptions about course content can become barriers to learning and offers several techniques to help facilitate the adoption of alternative viewpoints. The video presenters are Dr. Sarah Lovern, Physiology and Dr. Tom Saleska, Biology, both of Concordia University Wisconsin. Our Harper faculty facilitator for this session is Paul Peterson, English. Come join Paul and the Academy for a great discussion and lunch. (CEUs: 0.1)
In the ever-expanding EdTech market, how do you choose from all of the cool new tools without feeling overwhelmed? This session will focus on the thoughtful application of easy-to-use tech tools that can be used to complement your teaching practice and increase student engagement. You will leave this session with an idea of practical tools and ideas that can be implemented in time for your next lesson or activity. (CEUs: 0.15)
- Evidence-Based Teaching
- Equity Pedagogies and Practices
- Teaching Online Successfully: Enhance
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 aims to increase the awareness, knowledge, and skills for individuals to address the challenges that exist when one wants to advocate for their LGBTQIA+, inclusive of gender identity and gender expression, peers, family members, friends, coworkers, and for themselves. (CEUs: 0.4)
Blackboard Collaborate Ultra is a real-time video conferencing tool designed specifically for education. With its comprehensive tools and capabilities, you can engage in a virtual classroom as if it were face-to-face. Faculty and students meet in an online space using features such as video and/or audio chat, whiteboard, slideshow, and screen sharing. Blackboard Collaborate Ultra is accessible from a desktop, laptop, and iOS/Android phones and tablets. In this workshop you will get an opportunity to explore the tool and see how you can use it in your classroom. (CEUs: 0.2)
The ID Card Office is exploring methods to increase the number of students that receive their Harper ID card. In addition to partnering with CNSO and Academic Advising during New Student Orientation Sessions, ID Card Office hours are being extended during the first week of classes and at other times during the semester when late start classes begin. Use the link above to view the extended and regular ID Card Office hours. Please share this information with your students.