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19 Apr, 2017

Metacognition and Next-Gen Learning Models: Meeting Student Success Goals Through Information Literacy

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Volume XXXIX, No. 14 | April 20, 2017 Metacognition and Next-Gen Learning Models: Meeting Student Success Goals Through Information Literacy Austin Community College (ACC) recently implemented a required student success course, EDUC 1300, to increase college readiness and student success for first-time-in-college (FTIC) students. The goals for this course include student engagement—which students [...]

12 Apr, 2017

Technology in the Classroom? Instructional Technology Certification Program Increases Engagement

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Volume XXXIX, No. 13 | April 13, 2017 Technology in the Classroom? Instructional Technology Certification Program Increases Engagement When I began teaching, which was initially in K-12, my school was not rich in resources. More times than not, I had to purchase copies of handouts for my English classes, and occasionally also purchase [...]

6 Apr, 2017

NISOD Names 2017 Conference Scholarship Recipients

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NISOD Names 2017 Conference Scholarship Recipients Austin, TX, April 6, 2017 – The National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) is honored to announce the faculty scholarship recipients for the 2017 International Conference on Teaching and Leadership Excellence, May 27-30, in Austin, Texas: Mandy Aaberg, Bates Technical College Essie Childers, Blinn College Thomas Priester, [...]

5 Apr, 2017

Let Your Voice Be Heard: Using Social Media to Encourage Social Action

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Volume XXXIX, No. 12 | April 6, 2017 Let Your Voice Be Heard: Using Social Media to Encourage Social Action Today’s students demand that their learning be dynamic, personal, and relevant. In an effort to help my first-year students understand that their course reading, writing, and overall content have impacts beyond the classroom, [...]

1 Apr, 2017

Encouraging Scholarship in the Community College

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Encouraging Scholarship in the Community College Issue No. 7 • April 2017 In “Encouraging Scholarship in the Community College,” George R. Boggs, Superintendent/President Emeritus, Palomar College (CA), and President and CEO Emeritus, American Association of Community Colleges, encourages community colleges to embrace scholarship as part of their mission.

29 Mar, 2017

Meeting Students’ Needs Through Learning Styles

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Volume XXXIX, No. 11 | March 30, 2017 Meeting Students’ Needs Through Learning Styles Think back to a class that you enjoyed or during which you learned the most. Was it interactive or lecture-based? Was the teacher the focus of the class, or did the teacher engage students in the lesson? Did the teacher [...]

24 Mar, 2017

NISOD Partners With Magna Publications

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NISOD Partners With Magna Publications Austin, TX [March 24, 2017]: The National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) has partnered with Magna Publications to provide faculty, administrators, and staff at NISOD-member colleges with a substantial discount on Faculty Focus Premium. Faculty Focus Premium offers a wealth of resources on subjects ranging from course creation to [...]

22 Mar, 2017

Let’s Play ‘Get to Know Your Syllabus’

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Volume XXXIX, No. 10 | March 23, 2017 Let’s Play Get to Know Your Syllabus “I never read the syllabus.” “How long does the essay have to be? Should it be double-spaced?” “Do you accept late papers?” “Will absences affect my grade?” Sound familiar? Hearing these comments from our students can be downright discouraging, [...]

15 Mar, 2017

Beyond the Hashtag: Incorporating Civic Discourse About Civic Engagement

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Volume XXXIX, No. 9 | March 16, 2017 Beyond the Hashtag: Incorporating Civic Discourse About Civic Engagement #BlackLivesMatter #BlueLivesMatter #ImWithHer #MakeAmericaGreatAgain The list of “trending” hashtags can go on for days. It's no secret that the world has become more social—and definitely more vocal. Nevertheless, when thinking about our modernized way of expression, to [...]

8 Mar, 2017

You’re Hired! Now What? Helping New Faculty Adjust

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Volume XXXIX, No. 8 | March 9, 2017 You’re Hired! Now What? Helping New Faculty Adjust It is the first day of class. What in the world did I sign up for? Why am I doing this? My palms are sweaty. I feel nauseous. It was a big decision to leave a comfortable career [...]