Brigitte Pentecost

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13 Feb, 2019

Ways to Encourage Student Participation in the Classroom

By |2019-03-04T18:12:43+00:00February 13th, 2019|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Volume XLI, No. 5 | February 14, 2019 Ways to Encourage Student Participation in the Classroom Whether you are a seasoned instructor or one who recently started teaching, everyone at some time or another has faced a lack of student participation in the classroom. The sound of crickets, blank stares, eye contact [...]

7 Feb, 2019

Innovation Abstracts – The 411

By |2019-03-14T17:05:12+00:00February 7th, 2019|Categories: NISOD Stories|Tags: , |0 Comments

Innovation Abstracts – The 411   Maybe you read Innovation Abstracts weekly in our members-only newsletter every Thursday (if you’re not on the list, sign up here!), or maybe you’re accessing individual articles through the posts we share across social media. Maybe you prefer to log into [...]

6 Feb, 2019

#NISODProfiles – Angela Aulds

By |2019-03-04T18:30:45+00:00February 6th, 2019|Categories: #NISODProfiles|0 Comments

#NISODProfiles - Angela Aulds "I want to prepare my dance students for higher education with as many new skills and tools as possible, and to foster a creative space for learning that they feel both motivated and comfortable in."   #NISODProfiles | February 7, 2019 [...]

6 Feb, 2019

CHEERS

By |2019-03-04T18:11:31+00:00February 6th, 2019|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Volume XLI, No. 4 | February 7, 2019 CHEERS Every semester, I create a to-do list of a new teaching methods to try or previous teaching methods to put a twist on. In particular, I try to implement suggestions students offer for improving my classroom. My continued self-reflections on how to improve [...]

29 Jan, 2019

Five Reasons to Co-Host a Campus or Regional Workshop

By |2019-03-14T17:59:48+00:00January 29th, 2019|Categories: NISOD Stories|Tags: , |0 Comments

Five Reasons to Co-Host a Campus or Regional Workshop   NISOD’s collection of workshops, designed for community and technical college educators, are a great way to reinvigorate classrooms and curricula that may be feeling a bit stale. NISOD’s workshops are also an outstanding way to bring [...]

23 Jan, 2019

Can Science Survive Without the Humanities? A Forgotten Creative Reciprocity!

By |2019-03-04T16:52:04+00:00January 23rd, 2019|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Volume XLI, No. 2 | January 24, 2019 Can Science Survive Without the Humanities? A Forgotten Creative Reciprocity! The Academy of Arts and Sciences made the following statement in the Executive Summary of their 2013 The Heart of the Matter report: “Scientific advances have been critical to the extraordinary achievements of the [...]

16 Jan, 2019

Time to Reflect: Common Teaching Challenges and Solutions

By |2019-03-04T18:08:54+00:00January 16th, 2019|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Volume XLI, No. 1 | January 17, 2019 Time to Reflect: Common Teaching Challenges and Solutions Because we are in the middle of the current academic year and on the precipice of the Spring 2019 semester, now is a perfect time to reflect on best teaching practices related to classroom management. Although [...]

15 Jan, 2019

Elgin Community College

By |2019-01-15T14:22:38+00:00January 15th, 2019|Categories: Member Spotlight|Tags: |0 Comments

Member Spotlight - Elgin Community College Elgin Community College is committed to excellence and takes pride in being an institution that is consistently recognized by NISOD. We are student-focused and mission-driven. Our outstanding faculty are dedicated to helping students succeed in the classroom and the workforce. – Dr. David [...]