Before you begin, look back at the Development Overview. What is the purpose of higher education? What is your role in our story?
The Higher Learning Commission is the accrediting agency for Maricopa Colleges. Although we are part of one district, each college seeks accreditation independently. Accreditation criteria (Links to an external site.) includes
Integrity: Ethical and Responsible Conduct
Teaching and Learning: Quality Resources, and Support
Teaching and Learning: Evaluation and Improvement
Institutional Effectiveness, Resources, and Planning
The Higher Learning Commission Advocacy Agenda provides a voice for HLC’s strategic directions on higher education issues at the federal and state levels. Review each section in the 2021 HLC Advocacy Agenda – https://www.hlcommission.org/About-HLC/advocacy.html
Write a 1-page reflection paper.
What does it mean to use course material as a tool for social justice?
What can/does this look like in real life?
How will you encourage, empower, and equip your students to use their education to improve their lives while positively contributing to a more democratic and more just society?