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Turning Challenges Into Gold: Cross-Listing Introductory Honors With Advanced Classes In The Visual Arts, Leda Cempellin Jan 2016

Turning Challenges Into Gold: Cross-Listing Introductory Honors With Advanced Classes In The Visual Arts, Leda Cempellin

Leda Cempellin

Jim Lacey has offered an insight on the benefits of challenging courses for honors students: he prefers to think of an honors course not as a highly specialized, intensive-writing, and discipline-specific academic course but as the ideal general education course: “The courses themselves, I believe, should be challenging, different, and fun for instructors and students alike. When possible, they should be team taught and interdisciplinary; they should involve off-campus activities; and, instead of papers and exams, they should feature projects, preferably in teams” (79). During the early planning stages of the new course called Museum Experience at South Dakota State ...


Peer Review Across Disciplines: Improving Student Performance In The Honors Humanities Classroom, Julie Barst, April Brooks, Leda Cempellin, Barb Kleinjan Jan 2016

Peer Review Across Disciplines: Improving Student Performance In The Honors Humanities Classroom, Julie Barst, April Brooks, Leda Cempellin, Barb Kleinjan

Leda Cempellin

The term “peer review” often elicits a negative response from teachers and students alike. The process involves numerous challenges; anyone who has used the technique knows that students often feel awkward giving feedback to their peers and even more uncomfortable accepting the advice of peers in a classroom setting. They hesitate to voice negatives about performance, possibly because they doubt their own reaction to the material presented or fear that, in retaliation, they will be rated poorly as well. In addition, when teachers fail to establish and communicate clearly defined expectations, student authors do not produce high-quality drafts, and student ...


Ernest L. Boyer: A Cultural Biography, Todd Ream, Drew Moser Dec 2015

Ernest L. Boyer: A Cultural Biography, Todd Ream, Drew Moser

Drew Moser PhD

No abstract provided.


The Connections Between Latino Ethnic Identity And Adult Experiences, Vasti Torres, Lisa Wallace, Christianne Medrano, Andrea Robledo, Ebelia Hernandez Jul 2015

The Connections Between Latino Ethnic Identity And Adult Experiences, Vasti Torres, Lisa Wallace, Christianne Medrano, Andrea Robledo, Ebelia Hernandez

Vasti Torres

No abstract provided.


The Influence Of An Identified Advisor/Mentor On Urban Latino Students' College Experience, Vasti Torres, Ebelia Hernandez Jul 2015

The Influence Of An Identified Advisor/Mentor On Urban Latino Students' College Experience, Vasti Torres, Ebelia Hernandez

Vasti Torres

No abstract provided.


Research Methodologies In The “South”, Anjum Halai, Dylan Wiliam Apr 2015

Research Methodologies In The “South”, Anjum Halai, Dylan Wiliam

Anjum Halai

No abstract provided.


Supplemental Instruction And Equity: Assessment Of Implementation And Effects On Student Persistence, Mary Ziskin, Ebelia Hernandez Feb 2015

Supplemental Instruction And Equity: Assessment Of Implementation And Effects On Student Persistence, Mary Ziskin, Ebelia Hernandez

Mary B. Ziskin

No abstract provided.


25th Anniversary Edition: Scholarship Reconsidered, Drew Moser, Todd Ream, John Braxton Dec 2014

25th Anniversary Edition: Scholarship Reconsidered, Drew Moser, Todd Ream, John Braxton

Drew Moser PhD

No abstract provided.


Scholarship Reconsidered: Past, Present, Future, Drew Moser Dec 2014

Scholarship Reconsidered: Past, Present, Future, Drew Moser

Drew Moser PhD

This article (forthcoming) will explore the historical impact of scholarship reconsidered on student learning.


Captains Of Erudition: How The First Generation Of American University Presidents Paved The Way For The Student Development Profession, Drew Moser Dec 2013

Captains Of Erudition: How The First Generation Of American University Presidents Paved The Way For The Student Development Profession, Drew Moser

Drew Moser PhD

This article explores the pioneering work of the first generation of university presidents; a group of men Veblen named the "Captains of Erudition." Their administrative work paved the way for what we now know as student affairs/student development.


To Lift The Leaden-Eyed: The Historical Roots Of Ernest Boyer's Scholarship Reconsidered, Drew Moser Dec 2013

To Lift The Leaden-Eyed: The Historical Roots Of Ernest Boyer's Scholarship Reconsidered, Drew Moser

Drew Moser PhD

This article traces the historical roots of Ernest L. Boyer's landmark study, Scholarship Reconsidered.


The Effects Of Technology On The Community Of Inquiry And Satisfaction With Online Courses, Beth Rubin, Ron Fernandes, Maria Avgerinou Mar 2013

The Effects Of Technology On The Community Of Inquiry And Satisfaction With Online Courses, Beth Rubin, Ron Fernandes, Maria Avgerinou

Beth Rubin

This paper extends the research on the Community of Inquiry (CoI) framework of understanding features of successful online learning to include the effects of the software used to support and facilitate it. This study examines how the Learning Management System (LMS) affords people the ability to take actions in an online course. A model is proposed to explain the effect of LMS affordances on the Community of Inquiry and on course satisfaction, and propose and test several hypotheses about their relationships. A pilot study found that while two common Learning Management Systems had different tools, faculty varied widely in their ...


To Lift The Leaden-Eyed: The Historical Foundations Of Ernest Boyer's Scholarship Reconsidered, Drew Moser Dec 2012

To Lift The Leaden-Eyed: The Historical Foundations Of Ernest Boyer's Scholarship Reconsidered, Drew Moser

Drew Moser PhD

This research paper presentation explore the historical roots of Ernest L. Boyer's landmark study, Scholarship Reconsidered.


Will I Learn To Read Today? Ernest Boyer's Early Life And Career In Higher Education, Drew Moser Dec 2012

Will I Learn To Read Today? Ernest Boyer's Early Life And Career In Higher Education, Drew Moser

Drew Moser PhD

This article explores the early life and career of Ernest L. Boyer, former Chancellor of SUNY, U.S. Commissioner of Education, and President of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.


To Lift The Leaden-Eyed: Ernest Boyer's Early Life And Career In Higher Education, Drew Moser Dec 2012

To Lift The Leaden-Eyed: Ernest Boyer's Early Life And Career In Higher Education, Drew Moser

Drew Moser PhD

This research paper presentation explored Ernest Boyer's early life and career.


Ernest L. Boyer And The American Christian College: Historical Considerations, Drew Moser Dec 2012

Ernest L. Boyer And The American Christian College: Historical Considerations, Drew Moser

Drew Moser PhD

This articles explores the impact of Ernest L. Boyer on the American Christian College. Boyer's early career in Christian higher education led him to work with fledgling Christian college to gain regional accreditation and gain legitimacy within the landscape of higher education.


Writing And Reviewing For Publication, Von Stange Ed.D. Dec 2012

Writing And Reviewing For Publication, Von Stange Ed.D.

Von Stange, Ed.D.

Writing for publication in a professional journal can be one of the most intimidating processes one can think of. It can also be an excellent way to contribute to the profession by sharing your knowledge with others. Members of the Journal Board will share the benefits of writing for publication and those outlets for your writing ideas. They will also offer strategies for successful writing with the end goal of publication in a professional journal.


Leaders In The Labyrinth : College Presidents And The Battleground Of Creeds And Convictions, Stephen Nelson Nov 2012

Leaders In The Labyrinth : College Presidents And The Battleground Of Creeds And Convictions, Stephen Nelson

Stephen J. Nelson

Leaders in the Labyrinth sheds light on the ways presidents conduct the influence and power of their office, especially in the use of their pulpits, how they navigate issues of political correctness, and how they hold the center of the university together in contentious times and against competing ideological forces. Nelson has formulated a comprehensive image of the tenor, talents, and temperaments essential for today's presidency, for those who aspire to assume leadership in the future and for those --administrative and alumni leaders, trustees, and senior faculty--who fix on and select the leaders of our colleges and universities.


Contemplating Writing A Book?, Marcia Anderson, Thomas Mickey, Stephen Nelson, Erin O'Connor Nov 2012

Contemplating Writing A Book?, Marcia Anderson, Thomas Mickey, Stephen Nelson, Erin O'Connor

Stephen J. Nelson

The process of writing a book can be daunting, but many of our Bridgewater State College faculty are accomplished book authors. Authors’ published works include a clinical allied medical textbook, a monograph and documentary history reader, academic scholarly books, and popular works. This panel of authors will share their perspectives on the following questions regarding the process of writing a book: 1) why did you decide to write a book and how did you know the time was right, 2) what were the first steps once you made the decision, 3) how did you find a publisher, 4) how did ...


Leadership Frames: A Study Of The Leadership Practice Of Higher Education, Benedicta Eyemaro, Stephen Nelson Nov 2012

Leadership Frames: A Study Of The Leadership Practice Of Higher Education, Benedicta Eyemaro, Stephen Nelson

Stephen J. Nelson

This presentation is based on Lee Bolman and Terrance Deal’s “Leadership Orientations” instrument designed to assess a leader’s perceived application of the four frames of leadership presented as a theoretical structure. In this pilot study, we administered the Bolman and Deal instrument to higher education administrators at Bridgewater State College. The leadership frames instrument was distributed to 146 middle and upper level administrative leaders, including faculty members coordinating programs and thus serving in administrative positions at the college. Based on 59 responses, the human resource frame was revealed as the one used most extensively. However, this finding was ...


Decades Of Chaos And Revolution: Showdowns For College Presidents, Stephen Nelson Nov 2012

Decades Of Chaos And Revolution: Showdowns For College Presidents, Stephen Nelson

Stephen J. Nelson

Decades of Chaos and Revolution: Showdowns for College Presidents is the story and comparison of two eras in the history of higher education. The first era covers the period of the 1960s through the mid-1970s, and the second is the first decade of the twenty-first century. Both decades were marked by events that shook the foundations of colleges and universities, and society as a whole. Nelson weaves an engaging story, told through the eyes of the presidents of the institutions that were involved in the chaos of those eras.

For colleges and universities and their presidents, these two decades are ...


Leaders In The Crossroads : Success And Failure In The College Presidency, Stephen Nelson Nov 2012

Leaders In The Crossroads : Success And Failure In The College Presidency, Stephen Nelson

Stephen J. Nelson

Leaders in the Crossroads considers two intriguing issues: an exploration of the characteristics that determine success and failure in the academy's top post and the impact of that post on a college. An evaluation of the responsibilities and challenges presidents face, and how they speak and lead, is a fair way to explore realities about college presidents and their successes and failures. How do presidential leadership, rhetoric, and action connect to the fundamental beliefs and values at the foundation of the university? Are presidents able to make a difference, and if so, how do they contribute to the legacy ...


Becoming A Successful Technology Manager (Full Day Preconference Seminar), Diane Graves, Eugene Spencer Nov 2012

Becoming A Successful Technology Manager (Full Day Preconference Seminar), Diane Graves, Eugene Spencer

Diane J Graves

Becoming a technology manager means more than "managing technology." As a manager, you now have responsibilities that include managing people, understanding and negotiating institutional policies and politics, and communicating effectively with staff, faculty, and peer managers. You must also know your technology area, keep up with constant changes, and manage it all. Many managers are charged with doing more with less. In short, you job is immensely more complicated than you might have imagined. Designed for new IT managers, this interactive seminar will introduce you to basic management philosophy, give you a context for becoming a successful manager, guide you ...


Envisioning The Future Of Doctoral Education : Preparing Stewards Of The Discipline, Carnegie Essays On The Doctorate, George Walker Oct 2012

Envisioning The Future Of Doctoral Education : Preparing Stewards Of The Discipline, Carnegie Essays On The Doctorate, George Walker

George E. Walker

Envisioning the Future of Doctoral Education is a collection of essays commissioned for the Carnegie Initiative on the Doctorate. The question posed to the essayists in this volume was "If you could start de novo, what would be the best way to structure doctoral education in your field to prepare stewards of the discipline?" The authors of the essays are respected thinkers, researchers, and scholars who are experienced with and thoughtful about doctoral education.


The Formation Of Scholars : Rethinking Doctoral Education For The Twenty-First Century, George Walker Oct 2012

The Formation Of Scholars : Rethinking Doctoral Education For The Twenty-First Century, George Walker

George E. Walker

This book distills the lessons learned from a five-year action and research project with more than 80 doctoral programs committed to better preparing graduates. Six disciplines were included: Chemistry, education, English, history, mathematics and neuroscience.


Unwrapping The Gift: Two Black Male Scholars Unpack Their P-20 Experiences In Search Of Identity, Fred Bonner, Dave Louis, Petra Robinson Aug 2012

Unwrapping The Gift: Two Black Male Scholars Unpack Their P-20 Experiences In Search Of Identity, Fred Bonner, Dave Louis, Petra Robinson

Petra A Robinson

No abstract provided.


Enhancing Faculty Diversity At Community Colleges: A Practical Solution For Advancing The Completion Agenda., Petra Robinson, David Byrd, Dave Louis, Fred Bonner Aug 2012

Enhancing Faculty Diversity At Community Colleges: A Practical Solution For Advancing The Completion Agenda., Petra Robinson, David Byrd, Dave Louis, Fred Bonner

Petra A Robinson

No abstract provided.


Authenticity In Academic Development: The Myth Of Neutrality, Gail Rathbun, Nancy Turner Jul 2012

Authenticity In Academic Development: The Myth Of Neutrality, Gail Rathbun, Nancy Turner

Gail A. Rathbun

Academic developers are often positioned as intermediaries who wield value-neutral tools—language, models, and techniques—in service of decidedly non-neutral institutional goals. We challenge the value of perpetuating the ideal of the neutrality of academic developers and their tools by examining the ways in which our resources and approaches produce imbalances of control, power, and authority in a consulting relationship. We suggest that the values embedded within the practices of academic development lead developers, and the people they help, to act inauthentically. By recognizing the improbability of neutrality in academic development work, the authors seek to open the way to ...


Nomads And Migrants – Exploring How First In Family University Students Articulate Learner Identities Within The University Landscape., Sarah E. O' Shea Dr Dec 2011

Nomads And Migrants – Exploring How First In Family University Students Articulate Learner Identities Within The University Landscape., Sarah E. O' Shea Dr

A/Professor Sarah O' Shea

How individuals position themselves as ‘students’ within the university landscape can provide insight into the personal and actual experience of entering this environment. This article will explore how one group of female students narrated their identity work as they moved through the first year of study in an Australian university. These students were all first in the family to attend university and some had had a significant gap between educational experiences. In-depth, semi-structured interviews were conducted with individuals as they commenced university study and these were repeated at four points during the year. Conversations captured the particular nuances of identity ...


Student Activism And Curricular Change In Higher Education, Mikaila Arthur Jan 2011

Student Activism And Curricular Change In Higher Education, Mikaila Arthur

Mikaila Mariel Lemonik Arthur

While higher education is still far from universal in the United States, it plays an increasingly large role in shaping our collective understanding of what knowledge counts as legitimate and important. Therefore, understanding the college curriculum and how it is changed and shaped helps us to understand the overall dynamics of knowledge in contemporary society. This book considers the emergence of three curricular fields that have developed and spread over the past half century in American higher education - Women's studies, Asian American studies and Queer/LGBT studies. It details the broader history of their development as knowledge fields and ...