The NISOD Papers

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Issue No. 15 | December 2019

In “Virtual Reality and Public Speaking: Will It Really Help My Students Manage Speech Fright?,” Susan Childress, Associate Professor, Communication Studies, Pellissippi State Community College (TN), discusses community colleges’ responsibility to prepare students for a workforce with ever-growing global needs.

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The NISOD Papers, an occasional publication, is NISOD’s version of a white paper series that educates our audience or explains a particular issue relevant to community and technical college educators. The NISOD Papers covers an array of diverse topics: professional development, emerging technologies, crisis communication, education reform, and more. It complements NISOD’s weekly Innovation Abstracts, which focuses on teaching and learning topics and is directed specifically toward faculty members.

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