In Friday’s Op-Ed piece in the New York Times, Jan Mehta, an assistant professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, discussed the problem with American schools. But instead of continuing the debate over standardized testing vs. privatization […]
The SPC Critical Thinking Institute and the Florida Association on Higher Education and Disability hosted Narrowing the Gulf April 4 & 5 at the EpiCenter. The theme of the 14th Annual Conference focused on Underrepresented Students to Postsecondary Education and featured keynote speaker
The mentoring program sponsored by CETL works on building peer-to-peer relationships between colleagues. In this review, Sharon Olsen (Social & Behavioral Science, Seminole) and Jacqueline Copeland (Mathematics, Gibbs) share the challenges and benefits they […]
We talk a lot about critical thinking and how we expect students to apply it. But how do we as instructors apply critical thinking? Do we stop to think about we’re doing? Do we questions the information we work with daily?
In a recent […]
A team from St. Petersburg College recently attended the 2012 International Conference for Academic Integrity February 26th – 28th in San Antonio, TX, sponsored by the International Center for Academic Integrity.
The group’s mission – uncover leading developments in the area of teaching and modeling integrity in research […]
Save the Date! Spring Critical Thinking Institute & Narrowing the Gulf Conference 2013 – April 4 & 5, 2013
This an excellent (and free) opportunity for professional development will cover Underrepresented Students in Postsecondary Education. Join your colleagues for two days of learning and networking by registering online today!
In this review of the 2011-2012 grants, Professor Julie Vogel (Environmental Sciences, Seminole) shares her experience traveling to and presenting at INTECOL International Wetlands Conference in Orlando, FL.
What was the conference, workshop, etc. that you attended […]
Save the Date! Writing with Integrity at Poynter Institute – May 29th & 30th – is shaping up to be a revolutionary new look at the age-old problem of cut & paste! Instead of punishing students, what can teachers do to clarify expectations? Start by reading why […]
Education is pushing students to go online for the simple reason that more and more jobs are going online! But do you know how your computer works? Just like with your car, you don’t have to know how the engine works, but it helps!
Information Services Librarian Chad Marin discusses how computer […]
You spoke – We listened! Here are the quick-casts on the Hot Topics you wanted to hear more about with real-world answers to questions posed by faculty and the resources to implement them
High Expectations & Student Accountability – 83% of faculty said this was very important/most interested in this topic
Today’s question: (I need) […]