Roxana Idu, Elgin Community College, “Addressing Achievement Gaps Using Team-Based Learning Techniques in A Principles of Microeconomics College Course”

Zach Petrea, Heartland Community College, “Understanding the motivations and perceptions of unsuccessful English 101 students”


C. Britt Carlson, Parkland College, “Integration of a Soils Course-Based Undergraduate Research Experience in General Chemistry I”

Amanda Smothers, William Rainey Harper College, “Counteracting Equity Barriers to Online and Remote Learning for Community College Students in Developmental Courses”

Andreas Vrettos, College of DuPage, “A Simple Explanation of Gravitational Phenomena Without a Gravitational Force”


Mahesh K Gurung, Harry S Truman College, City Colleges of Chicago, “Experiential Learning: collaborative research activity at West Ridge Nature preserve (WRNP) for Truman biology students”

Antonio Ramirez, Elgin Community College, “Chicagolandia: Oral Histories of Chicago’s Latino Suburbs”

Mia Hardy, Elgin Community College, “The Impact of Adaptive Learning Technology on Student Learning in Online and Face to Face Sociology Classes”

Carolyn J. Stephens, Lake Land College, “Research and Map Historic Old York Road from Charleston to West York”


Jessica Carpenter, Elgin Community College, ” A Direct Comparison of Student Success Using Standard Faculty-Authored, Versus Adaptive Publisher-Created Reading Quizzes”


Andrea Bright, Lake Land College, “Putting the Super in Success: How to Use our Boots & Capes”

Julie Crowe-McCarthy, College of Lake County, “Supporting Reverse Transfer Students to Increase Persistence”

Manuel Rodriguez, Parkland College, “Introduction to Undergraduate Research for Community College Students”


David Cox, Lincoln Land Community College, “Measuring the Jaguar Population in Central Belize Using Remote Sensing Traps”

Christopher Utecht, College of Lake County, “The Working Lives of Correction Officers”


Soma Chattopadhyay, Waubonsee Community College, “initiating Research Activities for Students: Search for new anti-reflective coating materials for solar panels, glasses and displays”

Patrick O’Connor, College of DuPage, “Gamification in Community College: Outcomes of a Pilot Study”


Robin James, William Rainey Harper College, “To Belief or Not Belief: Shifting the Pedagogical Focus from Beliefs to Behaviors: An Examination of Community College Faculty Pedagogical Beliefs and Instructional Practices”

Dan Kernler and Alison Douglas, Elgin Community College, “Creating a Culture of High Expectations in Developmental Students Through a Leadership Cohort”

Kristi Anderson Zenchak, Oakton Community College, “Potential Benefits to Student Success by Using Undergraduate Lab Assistants in anatomy and Physiology Labs Within Community Colleges”


Ewa Fredette, Moraine Valley Community College, “Building Digital Microscopes for Smart Phone and Tablets”

Chad Landrie, Ph.D., Oakton Community College, “Unveiling the Black Box, Using Verneir Sensors to Construct a Polarimeter and Investigate Optical Rotation in the Organic Chemistry Laboratory”

Scott Palumbo, College of Lake County, “Community Archaeology in Lake County, Illinois”


Stephanie Medley-Rath, Ph.D., Lake Land College, “Reducing the Financial Burden of College: Are Open Education Resources A Viable Option?”

Joseph Tillman, Lake Land College, “Aquaculture to Control Algae Growth”


James Gould and Ted Hazelgrove, McHenry County College, “Holocaust Museum Research Trip”


Kathi Nevels and Robin James, Harper College, “Going Mobile: Creating Student-Centered Career Pathways Using Social Networking”

Stacy Kaplan, College of DuPage, “Empathy Education in Health Science Programs: Educator Perspectives, Pedagogical Approaches, & Student Development”


Shelle Hartzel, Lake Land College, “Best Practices for Developmental Education Programs”

Leo Welch, Southwestern Illinois College, “Understanding Evolution Teacher Advisory Board for the University of California-Berkley, Museum of Paleontology


Bill Clem, Waubonsee Community College

Jacque Mott, Harper College


Jeffery Carver, Illinois Valley Community College


Richard Deutsch, John A. Logan College, “Visualizing Cultural Change: The Pedagogy of Photographic Comparisons for Student Interpretations”

Ellen Lindeen, Waubonsee Community College, “The New Faculty Learning Academy”

Tom Solon, Danville Area, “Critical Thinking Infusion and Course Content Learning in Introductory Psychology”


Amy Penne, Parkland College, “From CAT’s to FAT’s: Creating a Culture of Professional Development Using Faculty Assessment Techniques”