Cultural Awareness

2 Jan, 2017

Why and How to Globalize a Community College

By | 2017-06-16T01:13:57+00:00 January 2nd, 2017|Categories: The NISOD Papers|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Why and How to Globalize a Community College Issue No. 6 • January 2017 In “Why and How to Globalize a Community College,” Nan McRaven, Principal, McRaven Consulting and Trustee, Austin Community College (TX), and Patricia Somers, Associate Professor, Higher Education, The University of Texas at Austin (TX), discuss the responsibility of community colleges to prepare students [...]

14 Oct, 2016

Peer Review and Cultural Diversity

By | 2017-06-16T01:14:41+00:00 October 14th, 2016|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Volume XXXVIII, No. 23 | October 14, 2016 Peer Review and Cultural Diversity “People teach each other, mediated by the world, by the cognizable objects which in banking education are ‘owned’ by the teacher.” – Paulo Freire, Pedagogy of the Oppressed “Why do we need to peer review? It seems to be an [...]

16 Oct, 2015

Large Scale Faculty Development: A Taxonomy of Faculty Perspectives on Teaching Men of Color

By | 2017-06-16T01:19:39+00:00 October 16th, 2015|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: , |0 Comments

Volume XXXVII, No. 23 | October 16, 2015 Large Scale Faculty Development: A Taxonomy of Faculty Perspectives on Teaching Men of Color Enhancing success and learning outcomes for students who have been historically underrepresented and underserved in education remains a key challenge facing America's community colleges. While many states have taken up the [...]

3 Oct, 2014

The Impact of Gender-Specific Organizations on Community College Campuses

By | 2017-06-16T01:21:59+00:00 October 3rd, 2014|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Volume XXXVI, No. 21 | October 3, 2014 The Impact of Gender-Specific Organizations on Community College Campuses Introduction In recent years, women's gender roles in society are being reconsidered, both domestically and internationally. From the success of Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead by Facebook COO, Sheryl Sandberg, to First [...]

18 Oct, 2013

Cultural Attitudes Toward Education

By | 2017-06-16T01:24:17+00:00 October 18th, 2013|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: , |0 Comments

Volume XXXV, No. 23 | October 18, 2013 Cultural Attitudes Toward Education A commentary on the effect of our culture on education Education, from a general perspective, is any learning that we obtain from different media. Education does not start on our first day of kindergarten, nor is it limited to the [...]

20 Sep, 2013

Conversations with Canadians

By | 2017-06-16T01:24:26+00:00 September 20th, 2013|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Volume XXXV, No. 19 | September 20, 2013 Conversations with Canadians Our campus, like campuses across North America, is faced with numerous challenges and opportunities associated with increased enrollment of international students. Learning to relate to other cultures is essential for today's students for social, political and economic reasons, yet some research suggests [...]

29 Mar, 2013

Dead Languages—Latin and Ancient Greek—Alive and Kicking in a Science Curriculum

By | 2017-06-16T01:25:02+00:00 March 29th, 2013|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: , |0 Comments

Volume XXXV, No. 10 | March 29, 2013 Dead Languages—Latin and Ancient Greek—Alive and Kicking in a Science Curriculum As a graduate student, I had to make a presentation to fulfill one of the requirements of an ecology course. I decided to talk about ethnobotany because that was my interest area, and I [...]