The Academy is pleased to introduce our new Instructional Technology Specialist, Janet Woods! Janet will work with faculty to help assess their instructional technology needs and implement solutions that support student learning. Additionally, Janet will provide professional development for faculty who wish to enhance their use of Blackboard and also serve in a backup role for faculty Blackboard technical support.
Learn about the training, support, and resources provided by the Academy for both new and experienced faculty teaching online or hybrid courses at Harper. Also, check out a comprehensive resource guide for online teaching created by
The Chronicle of Higher Education.
Register now for Teaching Online Successfully for Fall 2019! There are three course options to choose from based on your needs-whether you're
developing an online or blended course for the first time (Create),
teaching an online or blended course for the first time (Facilitate), or if you're looking for tools and techniques to
enhance your online course to encourage student engagement (Enhance).
With a national call to reform higher education to better support all students and overhaul the federal Higher Education Act, the House Education and Labor Committee is seeking new approaches that help achieve both quality and equity. Provost Judy Marwick provided insight into the work Harper College is doing, testifying at a bipartisan hearing, "Innovation to Improve Equity: Exploring High-Quality Pathways to a College Degree."