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East Campus Book Group

Thanks to Peggy Kearney we are able to offer a book group on the East campus. The group will meet for the first time on February 22 from 2:30 to 3:30. The group will read How to Become a Student Ready College by Tia McNair, our Professional Issues Conference keynote speaker. If you are interested in joining contact […]

You could choose to bring an apple to the brown bag session just like Sara Bella is holding here.

You Can’t Ice Our Our Professional Development

One thing I have learned over years of teaching is that you should not use sports metaphors when trying to reach a broad audience. So, for instance, you should not compare calling a time out to ice a kicker in football to having literal ice cause the cancelation of a professional development session. But, c’mon, […]

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CTEI Book Groups Forming

The CTEI is forming book discussion groups for the winter. All teachers are welcome and we will schedule readings so as many people as possible can attend. Books are available to borrow, but Full Time teachers are encouraged to purchase any books and seek reimbursement through the Professional Improvement Fund. Express an interest below! Teaching […]

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Writing Across the Curriculum Seminar

UPDATE: Registration available- There is a reduced rate for colleges who send 3 or more attendees to the event. Registration link. We just learned of this opportunity in May for all instructors (not just communication instructors) to learn how to create writing assignments. The flyer below includes details.

Save the Date - April 6, 2019 written on yellow legal pad in soft focus

Black Male Retention: Best Practices & Student Success Conference

The students in Henry Ford College’s Black Male and QUEENS Focus Group are organizing an academic conference on the HFC campus on Saturday, April 6. The title is Black Male Retention: Best Practices & Student Success Conference. Dr. Kalvin DaRonne Harvell describes the conference as follows: The purpose of the conference is to initiate a statewide […]

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Winter Brown Bag Sessions: We Share Everything!

The CTEI co-directors are planning CTEI sessions for the Winter. One session that went well in the fall was a session where participants shared their Moodle shells and which Moodle features they used. Almost everyone left with a new feature to try and some new ideas about how to adjust their course. We plan to […]