Brigitte Pentecost

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24 Apr, 2019

Tweeting Tennyson

By |2019-04-24T21:36:12+00:00April 24th, 2019|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Volume XLI, No. 15 | April 25, 2019 Tweeting Tennyson Teaching British Literature survey classes (or literature in general) at the community college level can be challenging. Because students are dealing with content produced during a bygone era, as well as from a different country and social structure, moving beyond simple plot [...]

24 Apr, 2019

#NISODProfiles – Michael Zdilla

By |2019-04-25T02:35:37+00:00April 24th, 2019|Categories: #NISODProfiles|0 Comments

#NISODProfiles - Michael Zdilla "I find that, when teaching a diverse group of students, using examples of real-world experiences that span across different generational and cultural gaps really helps students to relate to course material. I call these relatable accounts 'Cultural Curveballs.'"   [...]

23 Apr, 2019

Community College Month Round Up

By |2019-05-13T16:20:00+00:00April 23rd, 2019|Categories: NISOD Stories|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Community College Month Round Up   All month long, we have been celebrating Community College Month by sharing facts, statistics, and quotes about community and technical colleges, as well as highlighting the important ways our member colleges enrich and serve their communities. We've also published #NISODProfiles features every week in [...]

17 Apr, 2019

Accessing Prior Knowledge by Understanding High School Again

By |2019-04-19T15:12:46+00:00April 17th, 2019|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: , |0 Comments

Volume XLI, No. 14 | April 18, 2019 Accessing Prior Knowledge by Understanding High School Again Secondary education is a common experience among college students. Less common, however, are the types of experiences students had in high school. In order to be inclusive, leaders on college campuses must seek to understand the [...]

17 Apr, 2019

Member Spotlight: Wallace State Community College

By |2019-04-24T21:39:12+00:00April 17th, 2019|Categories: Member Spotlight|Tags: |0 Comments

Member Spotlight - Wallace State Community College Wallace State’s participation in NISOD adds value to our college by providing our faculty and staff with research and resources related to best practices, access to invaluable professional development opportunities, and a recognition for their outstanding work in NISOD publications and awards [...]

17 Apr, 2019

#NISODProfiles – Jillian Sole

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#NISODProfiles - Jillian Sole "Starting the Pierpont Pride Food Pantry has been a professional accomplishment for me. It is very hard to study and learn if you are worried about being hungry. Being able to eliminate this burden for our students truly makes me feel like I have [...]

16 Apr, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: NISOD and Diverse: Issues in Higher Education Name 2019 Most Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges

By |2019-04-16T14:00:14+00:00April 16th, 2019|Categories: NISOD Stories, Press Releases|Tags: , |0 Comments

PRESS RELEASE: NISOD and Diverse: Issues in Higher Education Name 2019 Most Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges   For Immediate Release NISOD and Diverse: Issues in Higher Education Name 2019 Most Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges Austin, Texas – April 16, 2019 – The National Institute for Staff and [...]

11 Apr, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: NISOD and ACUE Announce Host Campuses and Dates for Seminars

By |2019-04-16T13:58:04+00:00April 11th, 2019|Categories: NISOD Stories, Press Releases|Tags: , , |0 Comments

PRESS RELEASE: NISOD and ACUE Announce Host Campuses and Dates for Seminars   For Immediate Release NISOD and ACUE Announce Host Campuses and Dates for Seminars Austin, Texas – April 11, 2019 – The National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) and Association of College and University Educators (ACUE) [...]

10 Apr, 2019

Mentoring Millennial Masterpieces: Creating a Class on Heroes

By |2019-04-10T21:52:38+00:00April 10th, 2019|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: , |0 Comments

Volume XLI, No. 13 | April 11, 2019 Mentoring Millennial Masterpieces: Creating a Class on Heroes Over the years, I have seen social media jade many of my students, so much so that I began to ask them questions about their online interactions and how they affected them. Almost without fail, my [...]