Supporting Community College Faculty Across the Disciplines > Fall 2012 Workshop > Participants > Tom Higgins
Author Profile

Professor
30 E Lake Street
Chicago, IL 60601 tbhiggins@ccc.edu

Phone:312-553-5791

Background Information

My teaching interests are studying how effective active teaching techniques like POGIL are in the diverse community college classroom. I am also interested in how traditional undergraduate research activities can be structured to develop student skills and prepare them for transfer to the four-year college.

Related Pedagogical Projects

Most recently I have been the leader of a multi-institutional Undergraduate Research Collaborative that studied research models that engage community college students. I have also been involved in the ChemEd Bridges Project, which tried to identity and develop untapped talent among early- and mid-career community college chemistry faculty.

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