Do you have an innovative idea that supports student success?
Need instructional materials to “make success happen” in your classroom or lab?
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Feedback Requested for Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) Topic Ideas
As part of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools – Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) reaffirmation process, SPC is expected to develop and implement a Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP). The goal of the QEP is to enhance […]
Jennifer Haber has a BA in English from the University of Florida, an MA in English from the University of Central Florida, and a PhD in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Instructional Technology from the University of South Florida and has been […]
There’s a lot of discussion these days about what makes a good teacher and the future of education. While some might argue that there will always be a need for instructors, we all know we don’t live in an ‘ivory tower.’ Our profession is as impacted as […]
Shelbey Rosengarten (Communications, Seminole) recently shared an article that asked a question that many fear to explore. Rebecca Schuman generated calls for her firing when she asked the question. But it is a legitimate question. Why do we assign assign […]
We hear a lot about training students for STEM jobs, but not the ‘arts & letters’ industries where many of us actually work. So today, we continue our examination into how we incorporate that experience in teaching.
How do we take the humanities from just helping […]
Last post, we discussed the importance of reading to good writing. To start off our discussion this week, here’s a recap of recent news highlighting research in reading along with some compelling personal arguments on why reading:
As part of our ongoing discussion on addressing the concerns of students with remedial needs, Antonia Lewandowski (Communications, Seminole) sheds light on the important connection between writing and reading:
Composition I, the course that students fear taking, forms the bedrock or foundation […]
Dr. Lakshminarayan Rajaram (Mathematics, Tarpon Springs) recently received a prestigious Hind Rattan Award for 2014 in recognition of his outstanding teaching/research services globally and achievements in the fields of biostatistics, mathematics and public health.
The Hind Rattan (“Jewel of India”) is given to only […]
We hear a lot about training students for STEM jobs, but not the ‘arts & letters’ industries where many of us actually work. As this open letter to students from former Director of Career Development Services, James Gonyea, so eloquently states, being successful is not about the […]