Faculty Engagement

19 Apr, 2017

Metacognition and Next-Gen Learning Models: Meeting Student Success Goals Through Information Literacy

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Volume XXXIX, No. 14 | April 20, 2017 Metacognition and Next-Gen Learning Models: Meeting Student Success Goals Through Information Literacy Austin Community College (ACC) recently implemented a required student success course, EDUC 1300, to increase college readiness and student success for first-time-in-college (FTIC) students. The goals for this course include student engagement—which students [...]

11 Mar, 2017

IA Membership Preview 3

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Volume XXXVIII, No. 2 | January 29, 2016 Just-In-Time for Success: Connecting Underprepared Students to College Resources Community colleges invest heavily in resources to support underprepared students. Examples of these essential resources include: On-campus and online tutoring and writing labs Advising and counseling services Orientation and student success courses and workshops Vendor partnerships [...]

8 Feb, 2017

Tale of Two Department Chairs

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Volume XXXIX, No. 4 | February 9, 2017 Tale of Two Department Chairs When you think of the job title “Department Chair” what comes to mind? Roles and responsibilities are ever-changing in higher education. The division or department chair position at community and technical colleges has morphed into a myriad of roles, including business [...]

2 Jan, 2017

Why and How to Globalize a Community College

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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 [...]

1 Sep, 2016

A Tale of Two Division Chairs

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Volume XXXVIII, No. 17 | September 1, 2016 A Tale of Two Division Chairs When you think of the job title “Division Chair,” what comes to mind? Roles and responsibilities are ever-changing in higher education. The division or department chair position at community and technical colleges has morphed into a myriad of [...]

29 Jan, 2016

Just-In-Time for Success: Connecting Underprepared Students to College Resources

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Volume XXXVIII, No. 2 | January 29, 2016 Just-In-Time for Success: Connecting Underprepared Students to College Resources Community colleges invest heavily in resources to support underprepared students. Examples of these essential resources include: On-campus and online tutoring and writing labs Advising and counseling services Orientation and student success courses and workshops Vendor partnerships [...]

13 May, 2015

No Professional Development Funds: What to Do While Doing Without

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Volume XXXVII, No. 8 | March 13, 2015 No Professional Development Funds: What to Do While Doing Without Yikes! I’m ready to travel to my favorite conference, but some unwelcome (and unsurprising) news interrupts my plans: no professional development travel funds are available unless the requested travel is “mission critical.” Recent years of [...]

6 Mar, 2015

Measuring General Education Learning: A Faculty-Driven, Distributed Network Approach

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Volume XXXVII, No. 7 | March 6, 2015 Measuring General Education Learning: A Faculty-Driven, Distributed Network Approach For three consecutive evaluations by the Aspen Institute, West Kentucky Community and Technical College (WKCTC) has been named a top-ten community college in the nation. This recognition is due in part to the implementation of a [...]

2 May, 2014

If You Feed Them, They Will Come: Ten Commandments of Successful Professional Enrichment

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Volume XXXVI, No. 15 | May 2, 2014 If You Feed Them, They Will Come: Ten Commandments of Successful Professional Enrichment Phase I: Professional Development Two years ago Nash Community College embarked on a campuswide, strategic professional development plan via AVID (Advancement via Individual Determination). This comprehensive professional development included instructional activities [...]

28 Mar, 2014

Mentoring Adjunct Faculty to Improve Student Success

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Volume XXXVI, No. 10 | March 28, 2014 Mentoring Adjunct Faculty to Improve Student Success The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper. - William Butler Yeats As we move towards a cultural norm in higher education of adjuncts carrying the brunt of teaching labor, there [...]