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25 Apr, 2018

2018 Scott Wright Student Essay Contest – Winners

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2018 Scott Wright Student Essay Contest - Winners NISOD is proud to announce the winners of the 2018 Student Essay Contest! The winning students, as well as the featured faculty, receive $1,000 and a complimentary registration to the NISOD’s 2018 International Conference on Teaching and Leadership Excellence in Austin, Texas, May 26-29, among other [...]

19 Apr, 2018

Community College Timeline From 1970s to 2010s

By | 2018-04-19T20:01:18+00:00 April 19th, 2018|Categories: NISOD Stories, Uncategorized|0 Comments

While most of us have grown up with community colleges in our backyards, they are a relatively new phenomenon in higher education, having evolved in the early part of the 20th century. NISOD was formed in 1978. Since then, community colleges have continued to play an  integral role in higher education. Take a look back on [...]

25 Sep, 2015

Don’t Tell Me I’m Not “College Ready”

By | 2018-04-03T17:22:10+00:00 September 25th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Volume XXXVII, No. 20 | September 25, 2015 Don't Tell Me I'm Not "College Ready" "College Ready." Those of us in higher education say the words "not college ready" all the time without thinking about how these words affect the students we're describing. Neither do we stop to consider how the label "not [...]

14 Nov, 2014

Making the Third Section of English Composition as Interesting as the First

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Volume XXXVI, No. 27 | November 14, 2014 Making the Third Section of English Composition as Interesting as the First When many of us were students, a common joke that circulated was that professors would have old notes, with the yellowing of their paper being visible proof that they gave the same lecture [...]

21 Feb, 2014

PEDAGOGY BEFORE TECHNOLOGY: TEACHING AND LEARNING WITH THE DIGITAL GENERATION

By | 2017-06-16T01:23:18+00:00 February 21st, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Volume XXXVI, No. 6 | February 21, 2014 PEDAGOGY BEFORE TECHNOLOGY: TEACHING AND LEARNING WITH THE DIGITAL GENERATION Tertiary education in Western society is seeing the impact of a new generation of students known as the Digital Generation. Although definitions vary somewhat by source, this generation, also known throughout literature as the Millennial [...]

6 Sep, 2013

“Heroes” Increase the Genesis of STEM Scholars

By | 2017-06-16T01:24:34+00:00 September 6th, 2013|Categories: Innovation Abstracts, Uncategorized|Tags: , |0 Comments

Volume XXXV, No. 17 | September 6, 2013 “Heroes” Increase the Genesis of STEM Scholars One day after a lecture/discussion on the cardiovascular system, the class took a quiz on the topic. Although all of the students did very well on the quiz, only one received a perfect score. When we started reviewing [...]