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Volume XLIV, No. 14 | September 8, 2022

In this week’s Innovation Abstracts, “On the Way to English Proficiency: Language Acquisition Through Culturally Relevant Pedagogical Practice,” Andrea Arce-Trigatti, Director of Institutional Assessment and Accreditation, Office of Institutional Effectiveness, Tallahassee Community College; and Dorota Silber-Furman, Lecturer, College of Education, Tennessee Technological University, explore a series of activities that promote language acquisition and empathy.

Upcoming Issues

Date Title
August 25 “Post-Covid Community College Online Instruction: Applying Lessons Learned”
September 8 “On the Way to English Proficiency: Language Acquisition through Culturally Relevant Pedagogical Practice”
September 22 “The Mental Health Crisis on College Campuses: What Every Educator, Staff Member, and Administrator Should Know”
October 6 “The Use of Crucial Conversations to Teach D.E.I. in Today’s Classroom”
October 20 “Mindfulness Meditation as a New Best Practice”
November 3 “Building Online Instructional Course Materials with Accessibility and Accommodation in Mind”
November 17 “What is College For? A New Ocean of Self”
December 1 “What Jabari Taught Me: The Power of Engaging Students in Building an Equitable and Responsive Classroom Atmosphere”

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