Brigitte Pentecost

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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 [...]

10 Jul, 2019

Tuesdays With Bobbie: Faculty Mentoring for Instructional Success

By |2019-07-10T22:25:23+00:00July 10th, 2019|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: , |0 Comments

Volume XLI, No. 25 | July 11, 2019 Tuesdays With Bobbie: Faculty Mentoring for Instructional Success In Mitch Albom’s best-selling memoir, Tuesdays with Morrie, the main character meets with Morrie, a former professor, every Tuesday. Morrie mentors his student during these weekly sessions as they discuss answers to life’s toughest questions. The [...]

26 Jun, 2019

#NISODProfiles – Lauri Heintz

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#NISODProfiles - Lauri Heintz "I would love to share a meal with Malala Yousafzai because she understands the importance of education in a person’s life. She fights to ensure that everyone has a chance for a quality education." #NISODProfiles | June 27, 2019 [...]

26 Jun, 2019

Reconnecting Theory and Hands-On Material Estimating

By |2019-06-26T21:00:41+00:00June 26th, 2019|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Volume XLI, No. 24 | June 27, 2019 Reconnecting Theory and Hands-On Material Estimating You may have heard construction workers, students, and even some technical trade educators say that the construction industry is mostly a hands-on industry. I find that this statement is rooted in misunderstanding. Surely “hands-on” tasks play an important [...]

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, [...]