Leigh-Anne Truitt

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15 Nov, 2018

Faculty Stress: What Can Junior Faculty Members Do to Promote Good Mental Health?

By |2018-11-15T02:12:21+00:00November 15th, 2018|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: |0 Comments

Volume XL, No. 38 | November 15, 2018 Faculty Stress: What Can Junior Faculty Members Do to Promote Good Mental Health? A lot of research has focused on student stress, but few studies have examined faculty stress. This is especially true for tenure-track junior faculty members who are adapting to new organizations, [...]

15 Nov, 2018

Bossier Parish Community College

By |2018-11-15T02:44:48+00:00November 15th, 2018|Categories: Member Spotlight|Tags: |0 Comments

Member Spotlight -Bossier Parish Community College “Bossier Parish Community College (BPCC) is proud of its reputation for quality instruction and support for students, as well as for its agility in building programs aligned to meet local workforce needs. We’ve come to depend upon NISOD as our partner in [...]

8 Nov, 2018

Using Essay Revisions to Help Students Succeed

By |2018-11-08T16:30:39+00:00November 8th, 2018|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: |0 Comments

Volume XL, No. 37 | November 8, 2018 Using Essay Revisions to Help Students Succeed Based on my experience as an English instructor, I am convinced the learning process is much more like a winding, looping rollercoaster than a vector on a graph. While learning can steadily incline, I’ve found most “light [...]

1 Nov, 2018

Three Teaching Strategies to Use Today

By |2018-11-01T13:42:39+00:00November 1st, 2018|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: |0 Comments

Volume XL, No. 36 | November 1, 2018 Three Teaching Strategies to Use Today To engage students, instructors must do more than lecture; they must provide students with opportunities to engage deeply with the course content. When students are actively engaged, they focus on the new information being presented. The following three [...]

25 Oct, 2018

Jeopardy and Bibliographic Instruction

By |2018-10-24T22:43:55+00:00October 25th, 2018|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: |0 Comments

Volume XL, No. 35 | October 25, 2018 Jeopardy and Bibliographic Instruction Last year I was invited by several academic instructors at my college to provide bibliographic informational sessions to their students. In each of the classes I visited, the students were confident in their knowledge about how to use the library, [...]

25 Oct, 2018

Five Ways to Increase Participation in NISOD’s Student Contests at Your College!

By |2018-10-30T00:30:07+00:00October 25th, 2018|Categories: NISOD Stories, Uncategorized|Tags: |0 Comments

Do you want to help your students win $1,000? By entering in our Student Essay and Student Graphic Design Contests, students at NISOD member-colleges have the opportunity to receive $1,000, complimentary travel to Austin to be recognized during our annual conference, and international recognition for their talents. Increase your students’ awareness and participation [...]

18 Oct, 2018

Using the Fraud Triangle to Understand Academic Dishonesty

By |2018-10-18T02:28:39+00:00October 18th, 2018|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: |0 Comments

Volume XL, No. 34 | October 18, 2018 Using the Fraud Triangle to Understand Academic Dishonesty A colleague once complained to me that he caught a student cheating on an exam in his class. Among his comments about the student was the phrase, “The student only cheated because he was too lazy [...]

18 Oct, 2018

Polk State College

By |2018-10-18T02:15:06+00:00October 18th, 2018|Categories: Member Spotlight|Tags: |0 Comments

Member Spotlight - Polk State College “Polk State College’s ability to transform the lives of students and train the future leaders of our community is made possible by our dedicated faculty and staff— many who are previous NISOD award recipients. Polk State’s faculty and staff are forward thinkers [...]

16 Oct, 2018

NISOD and Pitt Community College to Co-Host Second Regional Workshop

By |2018-10-21T21:12:13+00:00October 16th, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: |0 Comments

NISOD and Pitt Community College to Co-Host Second Regional Workshop Austin, Texas, October 16, 2018 – The National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) and Pitt Community College announced they will co-host a second Regional Workshop, scheduled for February 22, 2019, in Winterville, North Carolina.  NISOD’s Regional Workshops bring professional development closer to faculty, administrators, and staff [...]

16 Oct, 2018

NISOD and Maricopa Community Colleges to Co-Host Regional Workshop

By |2018-10-21T21:02:09+00:00October 16th, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: |0 Comments

NISOD and Maricopa Community Colleges to Co-Host Regional Workshop Austin, Texas, October 16, 2018 – The National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) and the Maricopa Community Colleges announced they will co-host a Regional Workshop scheduled for February 1, 2019, at Rio Salado College in Tempe, Arizona. NISOD’s Regional Workshops bring professional development [...]