20 Apr, 2021

Best Practices for Communicating With Students Online

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  Volume XLIII, No. 14 | April 22, 2021 Best Practices for Communicating With Students Online Beginning in the early 2000s and continuing today, the rate at which non-traditional students enroll in postsecondary institutions has been steadily rising.  This phenomenon, in part, fuels the need for distance learning opportunities. Moreover, given [...]

13 Apr, 2021

Digital Textbook for Principles of Chemistry I

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Volume XLIII, No. 13 | April 15, 2021 Digital Textbook for Principles of Chemistry I Over the past few years, enrollment in the Principles of Chemistry I course at Georgia State University's Perimeter College has declined and the withdrawal rate has remained consistent. Part of the main general chemistry sequence, it's [...]

6 Apr, 2021

Creating a Sense of Belonging at a Tribal College

By |2021-04-07T19:45:31+00:00April 6th, 2021|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Volume XLIII, No. 21 | April 8, 2021 Creating a Sense of Belonging at a Tribal College Native American students are one of the least represented populations in the American higher education system. The representation of these students is so low that oftentimes Indigenous students are hidden amongst the “other” category [...]

30 Mar, 2021

Learning About Learning: Metacognition and Reflection in Online Teaching and Learning

By |2021-03-31T18:37:25+00:00March 30th, 2021|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: , |1 Comment

Volume XLIII, No. 11 | April 1, 2021 Learning About Learning: Metacognition and Reflection in Online Teaching and Learning As thousands of courses transitioned to online formats in 2020, institutions and instructors scrambled to adapt and provide high-quality online education. Although technological competence is important for online educators’ effectiveness, Nilson and [...]

23 Mar, 2021

Three Best Practices to Stop the Spread of Misinformation in the Classroom

By |2021-03-24T18:28:21+00:00March 23rd, 2021|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: , |1 Comment

Volume XLIII, No. 10 | March 25, 2021 Three Best Practices to Stop the Spread of Misinformation in the Classroom There is a classic riddle: "A baseball bat and a ball cost $1.10 in total. The bat costs $1.00 more than the ball. How much does the ball cost?" If you [...]

16 Mar, 2021

Building a Culturally-Based Contract for Student Success

By |2021-03-16T21:12:55+00:00March 16th, 2021|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: , |2 Comments

Volume XLIII, No. 9 | March 18, 2021 Building a Culturally-Based Contract for Student Success Students thrive in environments that support them holistically. A holistic approach can be defined as an approach that activates all aspects of a student’s personality, including their physical and mental health, to provide them with a [...]

9 Mar, 2021

Building Community Through Research: An Inquiry Into Information Literacy

By |2021-03-10T18:58:28+00:00March 9th, 2021|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: , |1 Comment

Volume XLIII, No. 8 | March 11, 2021 Building Community Through Research: An Inquiry Into Information Literacy Professionals in any field need a reason to collaborate. Collaborative research is an effective way to gain valuable experience while building a faculty community and generating meaningful results. At Durham College, we had the [...]

2 Mar, 2021

Instructional Scaffolding in the Tutoring Center: A Student Support Approach

By |2021-03-03T19:34:26+00:00March 2nd, 2021|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Volume XLIII, No. 7 | March 4, 2021 Instructional Scaffolding in the Tutoring Center: A Student Support Approach Like most people, the earliest form of instruction I received in grade school could be typified as objectivism. The teacher stood at the front of the classroom, usually with an overhead projector, and [...]

23 Feb, 2021

Engaging Students in a Virtual Classroom

By |2021-02-23T20:26:30+00:00February 23rd, 2021|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Volume XLIII, No. 6 | February 25, 2020 Engaging Students in a Virtual Classroom Teaching during a pandemic has brought a whole new list of concerns to my classroom. Specifically, it has demanded I learn an entirely new set of skills to manage technology and facilitate student engagement. In a typical [...]

14 Feb, 2021

How to Break the Ice Online

By |2021-02-17T20:36:08+00:00February 14th, 2021|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: , |0 Comments

  Volume XLIII, No. 5 | February 18, 2020 How to Break the Ice Online One of the biggest challenges asynchronous, online instructors face is getting students to connect with them as a real person. Often, students view their online instructors as robots, someone who gives assignments and provides grades, but [...]