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19 Jun, 2019

Two Heads Are Better Than One: Collaborating for Undergraduate Research

By |2019-06-19T21:13:20+00:00June 19th, 2019|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Volume XLI, No. 23 | June 20, 2019 Two Heads Are Better Than One: Collaborating for Undergraduate Research Much has been written on the potential for undergraduate research to shine as a cornerstone of higher education. According to Kuh (2008), the goal of undergraduate research is to “involve students with actively contested [...]

18 Jun, 2019

Member Spotlight: Blinn College

By |2019-06-19T14:26:38+00:00June 18th, 2019|Categories: Member Spotlight|Tags: |0 Comments

Member Spotlight - Blinn College “The Blinn College District is built upon a tradition of caring instructors dedicated to student success. Through innovative, collaborative programs with the State of Texas’ top four-year universities, Blinn has established itself as a leader in providing a quality, affordable education.” - Mary Hensley, [...]

13 Jun, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: MVC and NISOD Partner in Innovation for Teaching Online

By |2019-06-17T17:52:10+00:00June 13th, 2019|Categories: NISOD Stories, Press Releases|Tags: |0 Comments

PRESS RELEASE: MVC and NISOD Partner in Innovation for Teaching Online   For Immediate Release MVC and NISOD Partner in Innovation for Teaching Online Austin, Texas – May 18, 2018 – Mountain View College (MVC) and the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) are joining forces to design, develop and promote a [...]

12 Jun, 2019

Strategies to Increase and Diversify Study Abroad at Your Campus

By |2019-06-12T22:00:09+00:00June 12th, 2019|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: , |0 Comments

Volume XLI, No. 22 | June 13, 2019 Strategies to Increase and Diversify Study Abroad at Your Campus Studying abroad has become more popular for students in recent years. According to the 2018 IIE Open Doors report, in the 2017-18 academic year, 1,094,792 students studied abroad. That is a staggering 75 percent [...]

5 Jun, 2019

It’s All in the Interpretation: The Role of Linguistic Influence in the Classroom

By |2019-06-05T21:02:37+00:00June 5th, 2019|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: , |0 Comments

Volume XLI, No. 21 | June 6, 2019 It’s All in the Interpretation: The Role of Linguistic Influence in the Classroom Introduction Years ago, I worked for a well-known entertainment corporation in business operations. It was a positive experience, and I often find myself reflecting on what made it so positive. Over [...]

4 Jun, 2019

One Omits the First Person: An Argument for a Measured Integration of “I”

By |2019-06-17T14:31:44+00:00June 4th, 2019|Categories: The NISOD Papers|Tags: , |0 Comments

The NISOD Papers Issue No. 13 • June 2019 In “One Omits the First Person: An Argument for a Measured Integration of ‘I,’” John Bowman, Department Head, English, Stanly Community College (NC), describes the understanding and agency imparted on students when they are allowed to reclaim their voices through using the first person [...]

3 Jun, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: NISOD Announces 2019 Student Graphic Design Contest Winner

By |2019-06-13T16:56:32+00:00June 3rd, 2019|Categories: NISOD Stories, Press Releases|Tags: |0 Comments

PRESS RELEASE: NISOD Announces 2019 Student Graphic Design Winner   For Immediate Release NISOD Announces 2019 Student Graphic Design Winner Austin, Texas, May 28, 2019 – The National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) announced that Cody Brenner, a student at Tyler Junior College, is the winner of the 2019 Student Graphic Design [...]

29 May, 2019

#NISODProfiles – Emmanuel Luke

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#NISODProfiles - Emmanuel Luke "My best piece of advice for other educators is to encourage and motivate students about your field, and to work with them to ensure that they understand the keys to securing and maintaining employment in the profession you are preparing them for." [...]

29 May, 2019

Adoption of OER Materials for a College Algebra Course and Its Results

By |2019-05-29T21:00:40+00:00May 29th, 2019|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: , |0 Comments

Volume XLI, No. 20 | May 30, 2019 Adoption of OER Materials for a College Algebra Course and Its Results During the Spring 2016 semester, Southern Utah University (SUU) adopted an OER textbook for its general lower‐division algebra course (Math 1050). Overall, the new adoption for the course went extremely well. Background [...]