23 Feb, 2021

Engaging Students in a Virtual Classroom

2021-02-23T20:26:30-06:00February 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 [...]

7 Apr, 2020

What to Expect When Testing Occurs Online

2020-06-15T17:47:59-05:00April 7th, 2020|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Volume XLII, No. 12 | April 9, 2020 What to Expect When Testing Occurs Online As undergraduate classrooms across the country transition online, many faculty members are concerned about assessing their students in online environments. These concerns include issues with academic integrity and the lack of reliable proctoring of assessments. What options [...]

31 Mar, 2020

An Emergency Field Guide to Helping Students Succeed in Online Classes

2020-06-15T17:48:25-05:00March 31st, 2020|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Volume XLII, No. 11 | April 2, 2020 An Emergency Field Guide to Helping Students Succeed in Online Classes The decision for many colleges to move coursework temporarily online, to send the majority of staff and faculty home to work remotely, and to limit campus resources was not made lightly. The knowledge [...]

24 Mar, 2020

Developing Online Physical Education Courses

2020-06-15T17:48:54-05:00March 24th, 2020|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Volume XLII, No. 10 | March 26, 2020 Developing Online Physical Education Courses Today, community college instructors all over the world are transitioning to teaching online, many for the first time. Instructors who teach courses that depend on in-person instruction and assessment, such as physical education, struggle to translate in-person coursework to [...]

16 Mar, 2020

The Tailored and Balanced Approach

2020-06-15T17:49:21-05:00March 16th, 2020|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Volume XLII, No. 9 | March 19, 2020 The Tailored and Balanced Approach The community college classroom is home to a large population of adult learners. How can instructors best facilitate the learning process for these students? The answer to this question can be found deep within the works of one of [...]

10 Mar, 2020

Applying Sports Analogies to Assessment

2020-06-15T17:49:58-05:00March 10th, 2020|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Volume XLII, No. 8 | March 12, 2020 Applying Sports Analogies to Assessment Assessment is a process of inquiry rooted in questions of "How are we doing?" and "How can we improve?" These fundamental questions are often set aside if faculty members feel that assessment initiatives increase their workload unnecessarily or yield [...]

3 Mar, 2020

Interdisciplinary Off-Campus Experiences

2020-06-15T17:50:24-05:00March 3rd, 2020|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Volume XLII, No. 7 | March 5, 2020 Interdisciplinary Off-Campus Experiences Harford Community College serves students in and around Harford County, Maryland, a part of the Baltimore metropolitan region. The location provides an abundance of opportunities for field trips to culturally significant areas in Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C. These interdisciplinary off-campus [...]

25 Feb, 2020

The Role of Faculty in Incorporating Academic Mindset

2020-06-15T17:50:59-05:00February 25th, 2020|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Volume XLII, No. 6 | February 27, 2020 The Role of Faculty in Incorporating Academic Mindset The focus of community colleges is ensuring student success. With this focus comes a need for tools to help students reach their goals. One emerging tool is educating students about mindset. Findings from the Center for [...]

17 Feb, 2020

How to Create More Engaging Test Reviews

2020-06-15T17:51:30-05:00February 17th, 2020|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Volume XLII, No. 5 | February 20, 2020 How to Create More Engaging Test Reviews Research shows that reviewing content increases students’ retention of that content, especially if this exposure requires them to retrieve information from memory. Simply providing a study guide consisting of sample questions or a list of concepts may [...]

16 Aug, 2018

Teamwork: Teaching Reality, 25 Years Later

2018-12-04T16:19:30-06:00August 16th, 2018|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Volume XL, No. 25 | August 16, 2018 Teamwork: Teaching Reality, 25 Years Later Teamwork consists a group of individuals working together to reach a common goal. Highly effective teams have the same desired end goal as any group of students or business workers, and that is to achieve a shared purpose. [...]