Open Educational Resources: Free and Open

Written by Dave Braunschweig, Professor, Computer Information Systems According to Wikipedia, “Open educational resources (OER) are freely accessible, openly licensed text, media, and other digital assets that are useful for teaching, learning, and assessing as well...

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Helping Faculty Help Students

Professor Michael Harkins ran into a problem at the beginning of the fall semester. Two texts used for his History of the Middle East course were unavailable and the semester was about to begin. Seeing an opportunity, Chris Dobson, Curriculum Content Graphic...

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Introduction to Theories of Pedagogy (GEC)

This course is designed to help faculty develop a personal pedagogical theory and practice. We will achieve this through reading, reflection, and discussion. Participants will study pedagogical theories that range from Socrates to recent research on culturally...

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The Legacy of the Calendar Girls

Written by Stephanie Whalen, Chair, Academy for Teaching Excellence & Associate Professor, English and Interdisciplinary Studies As described by Trygve Thoreson in Harper College: The First 50 Years, the predominately male administration’s attitudes regarding gender...

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New Course Design Review Process

This fall, Harper is kicking off an exciting course design review process that encourages continuous improvement to online and blended course design and accessibility! The five year course design review cycle will involve all online and hybrid courses. Each semester,...

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Upcoming Events

  1. College Closed: Thanksgiving Holiday

    November 22 - November 26
  2. Mindfulness Sitting

    November 30 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
  3. Comic Books & Visual Literacy in the College Classroom

    November 30 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 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.