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22 Sep, 2016

Commitment to Honesty: Easier Said Than Done . . . Or Is It?

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Volume XXXVIII, No. 20 | September 23, 2016 Commitment to Honesty: Easier Said Than Done . . . Or Is It? Academic dishonesty is an issue most faculty members have faced or will face during their teaching career. Situations in which students engage in cheating behaviors can range from minor lapses in judgment to [...]

3 May, 2016

Thought for the Week Wednesdays: Making Connections in Minutes

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Volume XXXV, No. 15 | May 3, 2013 Thought for the Week Wednesdays: Making Connections in Minutes Can five minutes of classroom time once a week really make a difference? I set out to answer this question as I sought to improve retention and student success in my pre-curriculum reading classes. I [...]

30 Jan, 2015

Using Library Programming to Improve Student Success

By |2017-06-16T01:21:36+00:00January 30th, 2015|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: , |0 Comments

Volume XXXVII, No. 2 | January 30, 2015 Using Library Programming to Improve Student Success  One of the challenges that students face when they need to access information is the differing and evolving format of available materials. As the availability of electronic databases and e-books continues to rise, there is an increasing need [...]

15 Mar, 2013

Taming the Beginning-of-the-Semester Teaching/Writing Jitters

By |2017-06-16T01:25:08+00:00March 15th, 2013|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Volume XXXV, No. 8 | March 15, 2013 Taming the Beginning-of-the-Semester Teaching/Writing Jitters You are standing at the front of a clinically white classroom facing 25 to 30 anxious faces. You fidget. They fidget. The air is thick with the smell of new books, chalk (or dry-erase pens), freshly sharpened pencils, and expectation. [...]