Faculty Professional Development
Faculty Academy I: Teaching & Learning at HCC
An orientation for those new to Heartland and new to teaching. Required for full and part-time faculty seeking promotion.
Faculty Academy II: Book Studies
In-depth discussions of books about ideas that influence our courses and our students.
Faculty Academy III: Seminars on Specialized Topics
Seminars on specialized topics of interest including but not limited to College initiatives.
Faculty Best Practices
Discussion of teaching practices and exploration of tested teaching strategies, presented by Heartland faculty.
Great Teacher Retreat
Modeled after nationally known Great Teacher Retreat Workshops and co-sponsored with other community colleges, this retreat invites faculty to share teaching practices with colleagues.
Alternative Delivery Training & Certification
Online training focusing on proper instructional design and technology usage in online/hybrid instructional environments. The use of Canvas to supplement traditional instruction is also addressed. Additional training opportunities related to online/hybrid instruction beyond initial certification will be available to address faculty needs and student learning.
Online CertificationsA variety of online certificates provide flexible professional development related to the following topics:
- Instructional Design & Delivery
- Open Educational Resources
- Service Learning
- Universal Design for Learning