Academy News


The Academy News is a twice-monthly newsletter sent to all faculty at Harper. We are looking for content regarding professional development opportunities, student success stories, teaching strategies, upcoming campus events, and other information pertinent to the faculty community.

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How well do Harper students perform on quantitative reasoning skills?

Shared by the Learning Assessment Committee Our General Education Learning Outcomes state that students should be able to “Use quantitative analytical skills to interpret and evaluate problems” at the time they graduate from Harper. Last spring, the Learning...

Blackboard Ally: Faculty Journey of Improving Content Accessibility

If you aren’t familiar with Ally yet, it’s a tool that integrates with Blackboard allowing instructors to address accessibility issues (learn more). Ally also gives students the ability to download course content in a format that meets their needs. Learn how these...