Volume XLI, No. 39 | October 17, 2019 Promoting Student Success Using Supplemental Instruction College instructors often plan coursework under the assumption that students possess reading, note-taking, and study skills. When the harsh reality of attrition manifests, we point to the lack of college readiness as the culprit. This problem is more [...]
Volume XLI, No. 38 | October 10, 2019 Connecting General Education Content and CTE: Collaboration is Key In response to complaints from students and faculty that general education courses did not seem relevant to our career and technical population, Hawkeye Community College underwent a paradigm shift to focus on creating relevance between [...]
Volume XLI, No. 35 | September 19, 2019 Workforce Development: How Do We Prepare Students for The Workforce? Each time a school term ends, I wonder if I have prepared my students appropriately for the workforce in their selected field. Could I have done more? How can we best prepare our students for [...]
Volume XLI, No. 23 | June 20, 2019 Two Heads Are Better Than One: Collaborating for Undergraduate Research Much has been written on the potential for undergraduate research to shine as a cornerstone of higher education. According to Kuh (2008), the goal of undergraduate research is to “involve students with actively contested [...]
Volume XL, No. 39 | November 29, 2018 Revising Student Group Work Not long ago, as I typed up minutes for a college committee that I am a part of, I found myself wondering how much time the committee could save if we completed tasks by email instead of in person once [...]
NISOD Provides Belize Colleges and Universities With Professional Learning Resources Austin, Texas, September 17, 2018 – The National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) collaborated with the Consortium for Belize Educational Cooperation (COBEC) to provide 15 Belize colleges and universities with access to NISOD’s resources and benefits. During the 2018 COBEC summer conference, [...]
An Interdisciplinary Approach to Creating Entrepreneurial Learning Environments Issue No. 9 • January 2018 In “An Interdisciplinary Approach to Creating Entrepreneurial Learning Environments,” Bree Langemo, J.D., President, The Entrepreneurial Learning Initiative, redefines entrepreneurship and discusses ways students benefit from learning an entrepreneurial mindset.
Silos to Bridges: Creating Avenues for Collaboration Issue No. 8 • October 2017 In “Silos to Bridges: Creating Avenues for Collaboration,” Karen Armstrong, Career Counselor, Career Services Department, Pennsylvania State University (PA), and Steve Piscitelli, Retired Professor, Author, and Speaker, provide a framework for building collaboration between student affairs and faculty members. [...]