Academic Honesty @ COD

In 2017, the College of DuPage is reaffirming its strong commitment to its Core Values, and we would like your help. Our Four Core Values are: INTEGRITY We expect the highest standard of moral character and ethical behavior. HONESTY We expect truthfulness and trustworthiness. RESPECT We expect courtesy and dignity in all interpersonal interactions. RESPONSIBILITY... Continue Reading →

Zina O’Leary tackles the most confusing concepts in the social sciences in an easy-to-understand, erudite, and witty way.

The Social Science Jargon-Buster isn't just for students! Brush up on key social science terminology - from action research to critical pedagogy to totalitarianism. The Social Science Jargon-Buster is available online to the COD community via Credo Reference. Visit the Library's catalog for information about accessing this title and others.

Free Community College-Focused Webinars

College of DuPage is an institutional member of community college-focused organization NISOD, the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development. What does that mean for you? FREE professional development webinars! August 23: Dynamic Lecturing: Research-Based Strategies to Enhance Lecture Effectiveness September 7: Social Presence in Online Learning: A Critical Literacy for Effective Online Experiences September 21: Elevating Your... Continue Reading →

2017-2018 Thematic Focus

It’s summer—a time not just to kick back and relax, but to be looking ahead to the Fall and beyond. The upcoming academic year will be full of many interesting events relevant to our Honors thematic focus theme: “Technology and Society”. We encourage all of you to integrate some aspect/s of the topic into your... Continue Reading →

Up Your Google Game – Google Scholar

An interactive Guide on the Side tutorial designed to familiarize you with Google Scholar including: Basic & Advanced search techniques Managing search results Finding full-text articles and more For this tutorial and others, visit the GotS page at

Can testing be … fun?

"Writing a good test is hard. I think it is reasonable to ask how we can make test-taking as interesting a learning experience as we try to make lectures, essay assignments, and other components of our courses. To do this, we need to interrogate the types of tests we took as students and learn from... Continue Reading →

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