The Academy for Teaching Excellence provides development opportunities to engage, learn and network with other Harper College faculty. The Academy also provides consultations, instructional design and technology support services, as well as workspace to further develop your own teaching strategies.

Teaching Resources


First Day of Class

Learn methods for getting started right away during your first day of class.

Inclusive Learning Environments

Want to learn more about how to provide an inclusive learning environment? Provided within this resource section are methods for providing a more inclusive learning environment.

Assessing Learning

Assessment takes place throughout the learning process. Good assessments can help an instructor measure and improve the learning that takes place in their classroom.

Instructional Strategies

Choosing the right instructional strategy to engage students with the content and with one another makes a powerful impact on the learning process.

Like to review additional teaching resources? Visit our Teaching Resources page. If you have suggestions for a discipline specific resource or just a favorite resource that you would like to share, send us an email at academy@harpercollege.edu.

Upcoming Events

  1. Enhancing Distance Course Design Using the OSCQR Rubric (Part 2)

    April 28 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
  2. Open Session: Harper’s Top Four Desired Values

    May 2 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  3. Mindfulness Sitting

    May 3 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Contact Us

Phone: 847.925.6174
Email: academy@harpercollege.edu
Location: Building D, Room D281
Hours: Monday through Thursday,
8 a.m. - 6 p.m. and Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.