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The Striving for Excellence series is a collaboration between Cengage Learning and the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD). Click here to access the full resources on the NISOD website.
Fri Dec 08, 2017 | 05:41 PM
As faculty we all want to establish a connection with our students and have students be fully engaged in the learning pr...
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Thu Dec 07, 2017 | 09:41 AM
How often do we pause to consider and explore our hesitancy to implement educational technology in our courses or examin...
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Thu Nov 30, 2017 | 09:54 PM
Employers expect the college graduates they’re hiring to have acquired not just professional skills within their particu...
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Tue Nov 28, 2017 | 10:52 PM
With E-Texts students can access content electronically and learn anytime and anywhere, but MindTap provides much more t...
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Wed Nov 22, 2017 | 02:44 PM
 “Flipping the class” has become a commonplace strategy that faculty are encouraged to strive for in modifying thei...
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Tue Nov 21, 2017 | 11:31 PM
If I want my students to recognize the value and importance of the content I’m teaching them, I’ve got to get them activ...
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Sun Nov 19, 2017 | 09:33 PM
What works best when designing professional development sessions, to ensure that all faculty are happy with the timing a...
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Wed Nov 15, 2017 | 10:15 PM
Three facts about our contemporary students:      1) they embrace technology- our students have probably ...
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Mon Nov 13, 2017 | 09:22 PM
How can I summarize what my students have learned at the end of a unit, or the end of my course?  That’s one of the...
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Fri Nov 10, 2017 | 08:56 PM
    Over 90% of college students report using some form of social media, and the average user spends at least ...
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Thu Nov 02, 2017 | 08:43 PM
We know that students spend a significant amount of their time on social media. But as Bridgett McGowen Hawkins, an adju...
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Wed Nov 01, 2017 | 12:59 PM
“Sharing best practices” - How many times have you heard that in the past month or in the past six months?  It seem...
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Fri Oct 27, 2017 | 01:33 PM
As faculty, we are not only teaching our students the content of our courses, but also helping them to create lifelong l...
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Fri Oct 27, 2017 | 01:30 PM
Since the first apps were created in 2008, there have been more than 2 million apps created, and that number is predicte...
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Fri Oct 20, 2017 | 07:06 AM
  At most institutions, adjunct faculty do not receive money to attend national conferences, and the opportunity fo...
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Mon Oct 16, 2017 | 01:39 PM
As adjunct faculty, it seems time is always disappearing!  You have so many things to balance and you want to ensur...
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Tue Mar 07, 2017 | 11:40 AM
The Striving for Excellence series is a collaboration between Cengage Learning and the National Institute for Staff and ...
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Wed Mar 01, 2017 | 09:03 AM
"Talk Amongst Yourselves" is not going to work.  How do you and your students create forum questions that are speci...
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Wed Mar 01, 2017 | 08:50 AM
One powerful and simple way to get students to contribute to forum discussions is first to break them into smaller discu...
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Fri Jan 27, 2017 | 08:26 AM
Getting students to create thoughtful discussions online is really tough.  In these brief videos, experienced instr...
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