Celebrations

Celebrations is a NISOD occasional publication, featuring written versions of special presentations at NISOD-sponsored events, periodic thought pieces, and abstracts of research.

1 Sep, 2010

Raising the Bar on Completion

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Raising the Bar on Completion September 2010 Diane Troyer, Senior Program Officer Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (WA) After nearly 10 years of focused attention on improving high school graduation rates, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation realized that high school improvement alone was not enough to improve access to opportunity in America. From [...]

1 Sep, 2009

A Chancellor’s Crystal Ball: Innovation in Times of Limited Resources, Increased Demands, and Heightened Accountability

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A Chancellor’s Crystal Ball: Innovation in Times of Limited Resources, Increased Demands, and Heightened Accountability September 2009 Wright Lassiter, Chancellor Dallas County Community College District (TX) Introduction I had to select my topic for this talk quite early—September 2008 to be exact. It is amazing how the principle of serendipity works. Who would have [...]

1 Mar, 2009

Celebrating Excellence—Again!

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Celebrating Excellence— Again March 2009 Cliff E. Jones, Vice Chancellor for Academics University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville. In May 2009, the NISOD Excellence Awards Program will celebrate its 20th anniversary of providing world-class support and recognition for teaching and learning. NISOD’s International Conference on Teaching and Leadership Excellence has served as an [...]

1 Oct, 2008

NISOD’s 30 Years of Celebrating Teaching and Leadership Excellence: The Past, the Present, the Future

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NISOD’s 30 Years of Celebrating Teaching and Leadership Excellence: The Past, the Present, the Future The National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) proudly celebrates its 30th anniversary of serving the faculty, staff, and administrators at institutions of higher education around the globe. NISOD is the outreach vehicle and service arm to the [...]

1 Aug, 2008

Teaching and Learning with Heart: The Affective Domain in the Community College

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Teaching and Learning with Heart: The Affective Domain in the Community College John E. Roueche and Kathleen Ciez-Volz  I don’t like reading—it’s really boring. I’d much rather watch a movie or play a video game. I’ve never been any good at writing. I feel so frustrated by all those grammar and punctuation rules. I hope [...]