New book release featuring two Harper English faculty

Brian Cremins, English, has co-edited a new book with Brannon Costello from Louisiana State University called The Other 1980s: Reframing Comics’ Crucial Decade. Featuring 20 essays by scholars from North America and Europe, this collection focuses on overlooked and...

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13th Annual Assessment Conference: Save the Date

Save the date for the 13th Annual Assessment Conference and Share Fair. This year’s conference will be held virtually and will feature the inspiring and effective educator, author, and speaker, Flower Darby! Flower will share her perspectives on exploring equitable...

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Faculty Retreat 2021 Recap: Simpler Times

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the 2021 Faculty Retreat on Friday, April 9 at 1 p.m. The theme was Simpler Times: An Afternoon of Reflection and Connection with guest presenters Dr. Frank Harris III, Dr. Bonni Stachowiak, and Dr. Joshua Sunderbruch. View the...

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Acknowledging the Land Harper Is On

Submitted by Rob Hill, Inclusive Instructional Design Specialist Over the last several years, many higher education institutions and other organizations have adopted land acknowledgments. A land acknowledgment is a statement at the outset of an event or presentation...

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Blackboard Collaborate Gallery View – New!

Gallery View has just launched for Instructors and Moderators in Blackboard Collaborate Ultra. While it’s available for Instructors and Moderators as of now, it is not yet available for students and participants. This will be coming in the near future, with no set...

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Blackboard Course Template: Fall 2021

Fall 2021 Blackboard course shells are available. In addition, the Academy has created a Fall 2021 Blackboard Course Template to help faculty in their course development for the fall semester. Using this template is not required; however, it may give you ideas for...

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