Brigitte Pentecost

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14 Aug, 2019

Faculty Onboarding: Lessons Learned From Creating a Program From Scratch

By |2019-08-14T21:14:11+00:00August 14th, 2019|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Volume XLI, No. 30 | August 15, 2019 Faculty Onboarding: Lessons Learned From Creating a Program From Scratch When students begin college for the first time, many of them are unsure of where to go, what to do, and what’s expected of them. New faculty members can feel the same way. Often, [...]

14 Aug, 2019

Member Spotlight: St. Clair County Community College

By |2019-07-23T13:19:55+00:00August 14th, 2019|Categories: Member Spotlight|Tags: |0 Comments

Member Spotlight - St. Clair County Community College “St. Clair County Community College has significantly impacted southeast Michigan for nearly 100 years. We are proud of the high-quality degree and certificate programs we offer, as well as the innovative pathways we provide to our students. Thanks to the expertise [...]

7 Aug, 2019

This Essay About Analogies Is a Lot Like an Old Man at a Country Store: It’s Filled With Useful Information

By |2019-08-07T21:34:35+00:00August 7th, 2019|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: , |0 Comments

Volume XLI, No. 29 | August 8, 2019 This Essay About Analogies Is a Lot Like an Old Man at a Country Store: It’s Filled With Useful Information Occasionally, the content we teach fails to reach the majority of our students. In these instances, it’s as if the more we speak, the [...]

7 Aug, 2019

#NISODProfiles – Kreg Mebust

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#NISODProfiles - Kreg Mebust "I connect with my students beneath a philosophy of service learning. They invest their time and money with me, so it is my goal to provide a superior curriculum and a setting that mirrors the offices of allied design professions." [...]

31 Jul, 2019

Create Your Own Canvas: Get Ready to Make a Splash

By |2019-08-02T15:04:42+00:00July 31st, 2019|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Volume XLI, No. 28 | August 1, 2019 Create Your Own Canvas: Get Ready to Make a Splash Although Canvas is the learning management system used by many college instructors to deliver coursework, there are opportunities for Canvas to meet numerous other needs at your institution. Canvas can be used for professional [...]

24 Jul, 2019

#NISODProfiles – Christopher Wild

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#NISODProfiles - Christopher Wild "Helping our students see potential in themselves; coaching them through obstacles; supporting them, but also allowing them the freedom to struggle as a means to grow; and watching as students realize their goals…that’s what I enjoy." #NISODProfiles | July [...]

24 Jul, 2019

Engaging Students With Off-Topic Discussions

By |2019-07-25T02:49:32+00:00July 24th, 2019|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Volume XLI, No. 27 | July 25, 2019 Engaging Students With Off-Topic Discussions “Participation” and “engagement” are academic buzzwords associated with making learners active participants in the learning process. Classroom discussion has the potential to engage learners in classrooms and make students active participants in the learning process. However, the inability to [...]

17 Jul, 2019

The Myth of the Teacher/Leader: Reframing the Role of the Department Chair

By |2019-07-19T15:25:13+00:00July 17th, 2019|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: , |0 Comments

Volume XLI, No. 26 | July 18, 2019 The Myth of the Teacher/Leader: Reframing the Role of the Department Chair In The College Administrator’s Survival Guide,C.K. Gunsalus (2006) says that “One of the most puzzling aspects of higher education is that its front-line leaders are almost always selected for qualities other than [...]

16 Jul, 2019

Member Spotlight: Northeast Mississippi Community College

By |2019-07-17T12:54:54+00:00July 16th, 2019|Categories: Member Spotlight|Tags: |0 Comments

Member Spotlight - Northeast Mississippi Community College “I’m always pleased to approve our faculty and staff to attend a NISOD conference. NISOD provides high-quality professional development to conference participants. They return and share information with the rest of our Northeast employees.” - Ricky G. Ford, President, Northeast Mississippi Community [...]