11 May, 2021

Pandemic Pedagogy and Creating Community With Podcasts

2021-05-12T21:34:29-05:00May 11th, 2021|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: , |0 Comments

Volume XLIII, No. 17 | May 13, 2021 Pandemic Pedagogy and Creating Community With Podcasts Pandemic pedagogy began in survival mode. An extra week of spring break quickly became a panicked full-course redesign as we took our face-to-face classes straight into an LMS while watching the news about the pandemic unfold [...]

4 May, 2021

Converting Corequisite Writing Into a Model of Student Success

2021-05-05T21:40:55-05:00May 4th, 2021|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: , |0 Comments

  Volume XLIII, No. 16 | May 6, 2021 Converting Corequisite Writing Into a Model of Student Success One of the greatest feats a college can achieve is student retention. Retention speaks to students’ satisfaction with the educational value, instruction, and cost of the college. It means that students see the [...]

26 Apr, 2021

Providing Students With Emotional Support During a Pandemic

2021-04-26T21:13:13-05:00April 26th, 2021|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: , , |1 Comment

Volume XLIII, No. 15 | April 29, 2021 Providing Students With Emotional Support During a Pandemic The coronavirus pandemic has changed our “normal” or daily routine. What was expected to be a two-week shelter in place or “lockdown” became considerably longer. I'm an adjunct instructor who primarily works from home, so [...]

20 Apr, 2021

Best Practices for Communicating With Students Online

2021-04-22T12:04:54-05:00April 20th, 2021|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: , |0 Comments

  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

2021-04-13T20:43:36-05:00April 13th, 2021|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: , |0 Comments

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

2021-04-07T19:45:31-05:00April 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

2021-03-31T18:37:25-05:00March 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

2021-03-24T18:28:21-05:00March 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

2021-03-16T21:12:55-05:00March 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

2021-03-10T18:58:28-06:00March 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 [...]