Innovation Abstracts, NISOD’s flagship teaching strategies publication, provides an excellent opportunity for community and technical college educators to learn about and share best ideas about programs, projects, and strategies that improve students’ higher education experiences.

26 May, 2020

Interdisciplinarity and Autonomy: Keys to 21st-Century Learning in Europe

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Volume XLII, No. 19 | May 28, 2020 Interdisciplinarity and Autonomy: Keys to 21st-Century Learning in Europe Community colleges provide a vital link between Americans and prosperity. Yet, today there is still a significant income gap in the United States. This income gap is largely perpetuated by a well-documented skills gap, which [...]

18 May, 2020

How to Keep Your Students Engaged and Reduce Anxiety in the Online Classroom

By |2020-05-18T22:50:50+00:00May 18th, 2020|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Volume XLII, No. 18 | May 21, 2020 How to Keep Your Students Engaged and Reduce Anxiety in the Online Classroom Let’s face it, we have been thrown for a loop! COVID-19 has caused face-to-face classes to transition to the virtual world. With this transition comes stress and anxiety for many students, [...]

11 May, 2020

From Face-to-Face to Online Overnight: Bridging the Gaps and Setting Your Course on FIRE

By |2020-05-13T13:25:11+00:00May 11th, 2020|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Volume XLII, No. 17 | May 14, 2020 From Face-to-Face to Online Overnight: Bridging the Gaps and Setting Your Course on FIRE The COVID-19 pandemic has challenged all instructors to adjust their course structure for online delivery. How can educators with little online experience pivot to this new environment? By not simply [...]

5 May, 2020

Yes, You Can Lead Student Teams, Even in a Virtual World

By |2020-05-06T19:11:39+00:00May 5th, 2020|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Volume XLII, No. 16 | May 7, 2020 Yes, You Can Lead Student Teams, Even in a Virtual World With the recent migration of many community college programs to distance learning, the difficulties instructors face when facilitating student teams has been magnified. Facilitating group work online may be especially difficult for instructors [...]

28 Apr, 2020

Transitioning From Face-to-Face to Online Teaching

By |2020-04-29T20:42:05+00:00April 28th, 2020|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Volume XLII, No. 15 | April 30, 2020 Transitioning From Face-to-Face to Online Teaching COVID-19 appeared at a critical time in the semester for many, just after midterm exams and right before spring break. It arrived with little warning. As a result of the rapid shift to online learning, teachers and instructors [...]

21 Apr, 2020

Strengthening Our Institution Through Online Student Services

By |2020-04-23T12:58:28+00:00April 21st, 2020|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Volume XLII, No. 14 | April 23, 2020 Strengthening Our Institution Through Online Student Services Arkansas State University Three Rivers, a public, two-year institution of higher education, was awarded more than $2.2 million through the Title III Strengthening Institutions Program in 2016 and a supplemental grant in 2018. ASU Three Rivers used the [...]

14 Apr, 2020

Digital Literacy and Micro-Credentialing to Improve College Graduate Marketability

By |2020-04-17T13:01:56+00:00April 14th, 2020|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Volume XLII, No. 13 | April 16, 2020 Digital Literacy and Micro-Credentialing to Improve College Graduate Marketability Digital literacy is the ability to use technology to locate, evaluate, retrieve, organize, integrate, synthesize, analyze, produce, and communicate information through digital platforms. Digital literacy can play a powerful role in helping students connect, learn, [...]

7 Apr, 2020

What to Expect When Testing Occurs Online

By |2020-04-08T17:24:43+00:00April 7th, 2020|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Volume XLII, No. 12 | April 9, 2020 What to Expect When Testing Occurs Online As undergraduate classrooms across the country transition online, many faculty members are concerned about assessing their students in online environments. These concerns include issues with academic integrity and the lack of reliable proctoring of assessments. What options [...]

31 Mar, 2020

An Emergency Field Guide to Helping Students Succeed in Online Classes

By |2020-04-07T14:16:57+00:00March 31st, 2020|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Volume XLII, No. 11 | April 2, 2020 An Emergency Field Guide to Helping Students Succeed in Online Classes The decision for many colleges to move coursework temporarily online, to send the majority of staff and faculty home to work remotely, and to limit campus resources was not made lightly. The knowledge [...]

24 Mar, 2020

Developing Online Physical Education Courses

By |2020-03-26T15:13:01+00:00March 24th, 2020|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Volume XLII, No. 10 | March 26, 2020 Developing Online Physical Education Courses Today, community college instructors all over the world are transitioning to teaching online, many for the first time. Instructors who teach courses that depend on in-person instruction and assessment, such as physical education, struggle to translate in-person coursework to [...]