Faculty Retreat: Did You Miss It?

On March 10, 79 faculty and staff attended the Faculty Retreat titled "Creating Community Across Differences" at Chandler’s Chophouse led by four facilitators from the Washington State Board of Community and Technical Colleges. Jennifer Whetham, Program Administrator...

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Enhancing Distance Course Design Using the OSCQR Rubric

The OSCQR rubric (Open SUNY Course Quality Review) is a free tool that supports continuous improvements to the quality and accessibility of online courses.  If you'd like to utilize particular standards, or even the entire rubric, to review and refresh the design of...

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Cultural Values Assessment: Time for Action

The Cultural Values Assessment Top Four Desired Values have been identified, and now is the time for action. Please attend an Open Session to brainstorm ways that we can make each of the top four desired values a part of the everyday Harper experience. April 10, 7...

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Teaching Online Successfully

Registration is now open for Teaching Online Successfully for Summer 2017! This course prepares and supports faculty who are designing and teaching an online course for the first time. This course will be delivered in an online format with 2 to 3 Blackboard...

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Growing Online Learning Conference

There is still time to register for the FREE web-based conference for Illinois community colleges next week, March 28-30. The theme of ILCCO's Growing Online Learning Conference this year is Transitioning to OER and Harper professor Dave Braunschweig (Computer...

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OER: What’s the Big Deal?

The Open Educational Resources (OER) movement has been rapidly gaining momentum, as faculty across the country discover the plethora of free, high-quality resources available to them online. Whether OER materials are used to supplement existing course content, or are...

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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.