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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 […]

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Faculty Sabbatical Report: Dr. Hashim Al-Tawil

Dr. Hashim Al-Tawil, art history professor at HFC, will share his experience on his sabbatical leave in 2018. The talk will cover the research, writing, and publishing of the textbook History of Arab Art. The presentation will be illustrated with visual power point display, copies of the book will be on display, and time for […]

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Faculty Learning Communities

What is a Faculty Learning Community? Over the next month, the CTEI would like to help establish Faculty Learning Communities (FLCs). FLCs are groups of instructors who meet to solve a problem or to improve a particular aspect of their teaching, such as  the flipped classroom, student belonging and engagement, or teaching with technology. How […]

4 R’s: Get Your HFC Questions Answered

At the CTEI we, of course, support the 3R’s reading, writing, and arithmetic. After all the current CTEI co-directors come from the communication and math departments. We also believe in a chance to help everyone learn more about the College. So we have 4 R’s. ‘Rite it, read it, reserve it, refer it. We will […]

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Bowen Handouts

Last Friday José Bowen led two engaging sessions- a keynote speech at UM-Dearborn and a workshop at Henry Ford College. Several people have asked whether we can get more copies of the hand outs or more information. For more information the best place to go is to the website teaching naked. The Borrow and the […]

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Hawk Strikes – We Need Your Help

On October 10 and October 11 from 11 AM until noon the CTEI will offer two fun, fast-paced sessions called Hawk Strikes. Hawk Strikes give areas a chance to show off new curriculum, or new pedagogy in their areas. And you only have to present for 5 minutes. In fact we will insist you only […]