This Week’s Issue
Peer Revision: Build Classroom Writing Community Through Academic Conversation describes how writers benefit from getting commentary from other writers, which creates bonds in the classroom that are difficult to create in any other way.
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- Our Students' Soft Skills Scarcity: Why Academics Affairs Should Lead the Effort
- Large Scale Faculty Development: A Taxonomy of Faculty Perspectives on Teaching Men of Color
- Using QR Codes as Communication and Documentation Tools in Higher Education
- Tests Are Not Enough
- Don't Tell Me I'm Not College Ready
- Striving for Enhanced Understanding and Retention (Contextualized Learning)
- Making the Transition to Teaching at a Community College: Perspectives and Insights
- The "Renga" Exercise: A Group Writing Lesson
- On Giving Students the Gift of Time
- Roll Out the Welcome Mat: Using Hope, Hospitality, and Humor to Create a Comfortable Classroom
- The First Day of Class: People Before Paper
- Doing Literature: Using the Cognitive Learning Strategy of Elaborating to Help Students Interpret Texts
- Getting Under the Hood: How and for Whom Does Increasing Course Structure Work
- Reading Aloud to Break the Ice
- Strategies to Increase Confidence in the Classroom: A Problem Solver
- No Professional Development Funds: What to Do While Doing Without
- Measuring General Education Learning: A Faculty Driven, Distributed Network Approach
- Rethinking Honors Programs for Community Colleges
- The Chef and His Accountant: A Collaborative Venture Into Progressive Thinking
- Return to the Playground: Truly Active Learning in the College Classroom
- Using Library Programming to Improve Student Success
- Engaging and Empowering Students to Discuss Literature
- Redesigning Mathematics for Student Success
- Credit Cards for College Students…Let Me Explain
- Making the Third Section of English Composition as Interesting as the First
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