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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

By |2019-05-29T20:55:31+00:00May 29th, 2019|Categories: #NISODProfiles|0 Comments

#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 [...]

22 May, 2019

What Do I Expect From You? What Do You Expect From Me? What Do We Expect From Each Other?: Involving Students in Expectation Setting

By |2019-05-23T18:05:19+00:00May 22nd, 2019|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: |0 Comments

Volume XLI, No. 19 | May 23, 2019 What Do I Expect From You? What Do You Expect From Me? What Do We Expect From Each Other?: Involving Students in Expectation Setting The Importance of Setting Expectations Any good relationship requires that all parties involved have clear explanations and understandings of what [...]

15 May, 2019

Philosophy Beyond Critical Thinking

By |2019-05-16T04:02:59+00:00May 15th, 2019|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: , |0 Comments

Volume XLI, No. 18 | May 16, 2019 Philosophy Beyond Critical Thinking A common question I get from students and nonstudents alike is, “What’s the point of taking a philosophy course, especially in a context geared towards workforce training and placement?” It’s a fair question. It doesn’t seem that an introductory course [...]

8 May, 2019

Reducing Social Distance in the Online Classroom

By |2019-05-08T21:23:28+00:00May 8th, 2019|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: , |0 Comments

Volume XLI, No. 17 | May 9, 2019 Reducing Social Distance in the Online Classroom The term “social distance” generally refers to how well a person feels they know other people and how well they are known in return. When social distance is low, students feel engaged and are motivated to participate [...]

3 May, 2019

Know Before You Go: How to Prep for NISOD’s International Conference on Teaching and Leadership Excellence

By |2019-05-10T13:39:16+00:00May 3rd, 2019|Categories: NISOD Stories|Tags: |0 Comments

Know Before You Go: How to Prep for NISOD’s International Conference on Teaching and Leadership Excellence   Below is a collection of useful information, answers to FAQs, and some general advice about your stay in Austin. We look forward to seeing you over Memorial Day Weekend! What to Pack Austin weather in late [...]