Composting, Tree Planting, Upcycling, and More

These are just three ways Harper is embracing "going green" on campus. Did you know Harper also recycled 14 tons of cardboard and nine tons of metal? Check out Harper's latest Sustainability Annual Report to see the many innovative ways Harper is making an impact....

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Transparency in Course Design

Written by Jonathan Loos, Assistant Professor, Kinesiology Want to help your students understand the importance of attending class, how to prepare for class, how to take notes and review materials, and how to take exams? Providing them with a clear understanding of...

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Harper Earns National Excellence in Assessment Designation

Harper has been recognized as a 2018 Excellence in Assessment designee by the National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment (NILOA)! We are proud to be one of only five institutions recognized this year—and the only community college in this year’s cohort!...

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Can Harper Students Think Critically?

Our General Education Learning Outcomes state that students should be able to effectively “Use evidence to develop arguments, make decisions, and evaluate outcomes” at the time they graduate from Harper. Last spring, the Learning Assessment Committee and its Critical...

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Mental Health First Aid: Higher Education Edition

Have you ever encountered a person experiencing psychological distress and wondered what to do? Research has shown that 1 in 4 adults, including college students, has a diagnosable mental illness, so chances are good that you will have this experience. If you are a...

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Upcoming Events

  1. Teaching Online Successfully: Facilitate (online)

    September 24
  2. Blackboard Drop-In

    September 25 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  3. Constructing Difference: Let’s Talk About Gender, Sex and Society

    September 26 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm