Volume XLI, No. 39 | October 17, 2019 Promoting Student Success Using Supplemental Instruction College instructors often plan coursework under the assumption that students possess reading, note-taking, and study skills. When the harsh reality of attrition manifests, we point to the lack of college readiness as the culprit. This problem is more [...]
The NISOD Papers Issue No. 13 • June 2019 In “One Omits the First Person: An Argument for a Measured Integration of ‘I,’” John Bowman, Department Head, English, Stanly Community College (NC), describes the understanding and agency imparted on students when they are allowed to reclaim their voices through using the first person [...]
The NISOD Papers Issue No. 12 • February 2019 In “Building an Academic Culture for Success,” Dr. Rafael Castillo, Director, Publications and Special Projects, Catch the Next, Inc. and Professor, English and Humanities, Alamo Colleges District (TX), discusses the particular challenges for first-generation college students and how to support their success. Download the article [...]
Rationality in Education Issue No. 11 • August 2018 In “Rationality in Education,” Dr. John Eigenauer, Professor, Philosophy, Computer Science, Taft College (CA), explains why rational thinking needs to be integrated into college courses.
Volume XXXIX, No. 26 | November 2, 2017 Flipped Assessment: Revolutionize the Metacognition in Student Learning As a student, I celebrated passing hundreds of tests in my life. Yet, if I had to take the same test three months later, I would achieve a similar or even lower test result, rarely ever [...]