2012 Kick-Offs

Fall 2012: All College Best Practices Kick-Off
Navigating in an Austere Economy by Enhancing Learning and College Success

Friday, August 17th, 2012
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Astroth Community Education Center

Agenda

Opening Session

Welcome and Brief College Update - Dr. Allen Goben

Keynote Address

Dr. Mark Milliron, Chancellor, Western Governors University, Texas on
Emerging Insights on Education, Innovation, Technology and the Road Ahead (PDF).

Break

Professional Development Breakouts #1: Best Practices for All

  • Deep Dive: Courageous Learning Conversations, Dr. Mark Milliron, Western Governors University, Texas.
  • The Changing Role of Faculty, Jennifer Lara, Anne Arundel Community College.
  • How Would You Prefer Your Students To Be? Stephanie Kratz, English, Tom McCulley, HFA, Emily Olmetti, Read Right Program, Sandy Hoffman, Adult Ed, Debbie Ungson-Walbert, Tutoring.
  • FERPA Information, Jeannie Hill, Records, and Sara Collins, Enrollment Services.
  • Taking Proper Action in Emergency Situations, Keith Gehrand, Safety and Emergency Services.
  • Tips and Tricks for Online Instruction, Dan Hagberg, Online Learning & Instructional Technology.
  • Foundations of Excellent Customer Service, Todd Donalson, Chestnut Global Partners.
  • You Are What You Eat, Ari Ariyaratne, Anthropology.

Lunch

Including opportunity for small group to dialogue with Dr. Mark Milliron concerning HCC’s Cornerstone Project.

Professional Development Breakouts #2: Best Practices for All

  • Leading in the 21st Century, Dr. Mark Milliron, Western Governors University,Texas.
  • Student Engagement and the Adult Learner, Jennifer Lara, Anne Arundel Community College.
  • Wooden Shoe Like to Know about ICISP and Holland? Lora Smallman, Library.
  • Help Students Succeed: Create a Roadmap To Success With Tutoring Services, George Mueller, Debbie Ungson-Walbert, Jill Brehmer, and Anita Moore, Tutoring Services Program.
  • Countdown to Sabbatical—Making the Dream Come True, Bethany Kriegsman, HFA, Mark Finley, Earth Science, Kim McHale, Math, Jane Chapman, Biology, Lisa Cole, Reading, Francine Armenth-Brothers, Health, and Kim Travers, Technology.
  • The Best Response to Student Distress, Faye Freeman-Smith, Student Counseling, Keith Gehrand, Safety and Emergency Services, Amy Munson, Student Success.
  • Core Values and Leadership, Chris Downing, Advancement, and Jennie Kearney, Enrollment Services.
  • Don't Worry, Be Happy – Real Life Stress Management, Teri Payne, Certified Wellness Coach & Personal Trainer.
  • SharePoint 101: Introduction to the Work Center, Doug Minter & Lydia Cochran, IT.

Professional Development Breakouts #3: Best Practices for All

  • Quick Take-Aways with Jennifer Lara, Jennifer Lara, Anne Arundel Community College.
  • Better than Netflix! Online Video for the Classroom, Rachelle Stivers.
  • DOs, DON’Ts, TIPS, & TECHNIQUES FOR WRITING A LETTER OF REFERENCE, Lisa Cole, Reading, and Barb Leathers, Human Resources and Sara Baker, Career Services.
  • Crafting Messages with Impact, Amy Humphreys, Anjanel Folkens, and Raegan Rinchusio, HCC Marketing.
  • Adventures in Uganda, Todd Simeone and Johnny tenBroek, Technology.
  • The Completion Imperative, Padriac Shinville, Enrollment Services.
  • Violence Prevention on Campus, Keith Gehrand, Safety and Emergency Services.
  • SharePoint 102: Introduction to the Workspaces, Lydia Cochran & Doug Minter, IT.

Evaluation Results

"August 2012 HCC Best Practices All Campus Kick-Off Evaluation Results" (PDF)

Spring 2012: All College Best Practices Kick-Off
Leveraging Technology to Support Purpose and Potential

Friday, January 13th, 2012
8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Astroth Community Education Center

Agenda

Opening Session

Welcome and Brief College Update - Dr. Allen Goben
Update will feature Doug Minter sharing news about SharePoint progress.

Keynote Address

Mr. John Foppe on "Within Reach"

Break

Opportunity to visit with Mr. Foppe at his exhibit table, perhaps to purchase a DVD, book, or other educational resource.

Professional Development Breakouts: Best Practices for All

  • Enhancing Memory with ANKI, Doug Salokar, Music, and Bret Swanson, IT.
  • Tips and Tricks for Non-Techy Computer Users, Dana King, Business Technology Learning Center.
  • Greening Your Curriculum Workshop Outcomes, Adrienne Tucker, Green Institute, and Matt Felumlee, English.
  • Meeting Madness, Bethany Kriegsman, HFA Division Dean, and Tom McCulley, HFA Division Instructional Chair.
  • Rising with a HALO, Ed Carroll, History, and Barb Glover, HALO Program.
  • It's Okay to be Square!, Kerry Urquizo, ESL Program, Manju Kishore, Biology, Paul Folger, Political Science, & Matt Lathrop, Math.
  • Extreme Close-Up! Discover Engaging Presentations with Prezi, Lora Smallman, Library.
  • Nuggets from StemTech, Dan Hagberg, Instructional Technology, Jon Hoekstra, Biology, Kelli Hill, Executive Office, and Tom Corcoran, IT.
  • Four Cs for a Gem of a Promotion Portfolio, Betty Pilchard, Accounting, Barb McLaughlin-Olson, Nursing, Doug Dowell, Sociology, Johnny tenBroek, Computer Technology, and Sarah Diel-Hunt, SBS Division Dean.
  • Find It Fast: Locating Credible Information Online, Randi Sutter, Library.
  • CHANGE CHANGE CHANGE, Teri Saxton, HHS Division Dean.
  • SharePoint Planning Tool Test Drive, Doug Minter, Lydia Cochran, Brian Shaughnessy, Information Technology Staff

Lunch

Evaluation Results

"Spring 2012 HCC Best Practices All Campus Kick-Off Evaluation Results" (PDF)

Contact the IDC

2401 Student Commons Building
Heartland Community College
1500 West Raab Road
Normal, IL 61761

Traci Van Prooyen

Director of Online Learning and Instructional Technologies
SCB 2301
Email: Traci.VanProoyen@heartland.edu 
Phone: 309-268-8288

Lisa Putnam Cole

Distinguished Professor of Reading
Coordinator of Faculty Academies
SCB 2304
EmailLisa.Cole@heartland.edu 
Phone: 309-268-8407