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Hitting The Wall, Bonnie D. Irwin Dec 2013

Hitting The Wall, Bonnie D. Irwin

Bonnie Irwin

Much has been written over the last several years about the increase in the number of students who come to our campuses with behavioral disorders and under medication. While honors students are certainly not immune to these conditions, the more frequent emotional trauma we see them suffer is their first encounter with failure. Luckily, we can address this trauma successfully if we are prepared to do so. As honors faculty, we encourage intellectual risk, knowing from our own experience that failure may very well result but confident in the fact that learning also happens despite other outcomes, good or bad ...


We Are The Stories We Tell, Bonnie D. Irwin Dec 2013

We Are The Stories We Tell, Bonnie D. Irwin

Bonnie Irwin

As I approach my last hour of the presidency of NCHC, my voice will fade; it will become less prominent in the discourse of honors and our organization, and a new day will bring new stories into our midst. Yet my stories of our organization and our meeting in Phoenix will endure as I return to my campus, tired but enlightened, inspired to apply what I have learned and experienced over these four days. You each will do the same, returning home and telling your stories; by doing so, you will tell the story of NCHC. I study storytelling and ...


Riding A Unicycle Across A Bridge While Juggling: The Musings Of An Honors Administrator, Bonnie Irwin Dec 2013

Riding A Unicycle Across A Bridge While Juggling: The Musings Of An Honors Administrator, Bonnie Irwin

Bonnie Irwin

My favorite metaphor for the life of an honors administrator remains that of a plate spinner. Those of us of a certain age remember them from the Ed Sullivan Show: frantically running from pole to pole, these acrobats had to keep the plates spinning so that none would fall crashing to the stage. Meanwhile, in the background, some classical, frenetic piece of music, often Khachaturian’s Sabre Dance, would be playing, faster and faster. Indeed, if a university can be likened to a circus—and many are tempted to do just that— honors administrators are the plate spinners.


An Interactive Exploration Of Gender And Engineering: Unpacking The Experience, Debbie Chachra, Lynn Stein, Alisha Sarang-Sieminski, Caitrin Lynch, Yevgeniya Zastavker Sep 2013

An Interactive Exploration Of Gender And Engineering: Unpacking The Experience, Debbie Chachra, Lynn Stein, Alisha Sarang-Sieminski, Caitrin Lynch, Yevgeniya Zastavker

Alisha L. Sarang-Sieminski

The engineering student experience is understood to differ for male and female students; gendered interactions affect the development of academic and professional role confidence, as well as engineering identity. The purpose of this session is twofold. First, we aim to introduce participants to concepts of gender schemas, privilege, and identity using a range of interactive activities, including brainstorming and structured discussion. Second, we intend to share information about and obtain feedback on a Gender Discussion Exploration Kit, which the participants will be encouraged to review, use, and share at their home institutions.


Incorporating I-O Into An Introductory Psychology Course: A New Set Of Custom Modules By The Education And Training Committee, Joseph A. Allen Sep 2013

Incorporating I-O Into An Introductory Psychology Course: A New Set Of Custom Modules By The Education And Training Committee, Joseph A. Allen

Joseph A. Allen

One concern that SIOP members often express at conferences and other gatherings of I-O psychologists is the general lack of visibility of I-O among the majority of the undergraduate students in psychology. Although interest in I-O psychology has grown among students, very few introductory psychology textbooks cover the topic. In an effort to address this concern, Mikki Hebl, the former Education and Training Committee Chair, invited a subcommittee composed of committee members and others who have expertise in undergraduate education to develop “shovel-ready” modules that introduce I-O topics to an introductory psychology audience. Those responsible for preparing the modules include ...


Hempstead Schools Stops District Rounding Up Grade Policy, Aisha Al-Muslim Jul 2013

Hempstead Schools Stops District Rounding Up Grade Policy, Aisha Al-Muslim

Aisha Al-Muslim

No abstract provided.


Hempstead Schools Superintendent $265k Salary Revealed, Aisha Al-Muslim Jul 2013

Hempstead Schools Superintendent $265k Salary Revealed, Aisha Al-Muslim

Aisha Al-Muslim

No abstract provided.


Hempstead School District Rounding Up Grade Policy, Aisha Al-Muslim Jun 2013

Hempstead School District Rounding Up Grade Policy, Aisha Al-Muslim

Aisha Al-Muslim

No abstract provided.


Together We Are Stronger: A Cooperative Approach To Managing Print Collections, Matthew Revitt, Clem Guthro May 2013

Together We Are Stronger: A Cooperative Approach To Managing Print Collections, Matthew Revitt, Clem Guthro

Matthew I Revitt

No abstract provided.


Inaugural Issue: Getting Undergraduate Research Started (And Funded!) At Your Institution, Sarah Spence Adams, Darren Narayan Apr 2013

Inaugural Issue: Getting Undergraduate Research Started (And Funded!) At Your Institution, Sarah Spence Adams, Darren Narayan

Sarah Spence Adams

“Undergraduate research is hot!” exclaims MAA President Joseph Gallian. Colleges and universities across the nation are placing an increasing emphasis on engaging undergraduate students in research. However, despite this increase in interest, it still can be difficult to secure resources to get an undergraduate research program started at your institution. The purpose of this column is to share successful models for engaging undergraduates in mathematical research, including through summer and academic-year experiences. Topics will include successful strategies for obtaining internal and external resources, for recruiting and retaining enthusiastic faculty mentors, and for finding appropriate problems for undergraduate research projects. Our ...


Course Goals, Competencies, And Instructional Objectives, Regina Schoenfeld-Tacher, Michael Sims Dec 2012

Course Goals, Competencies, And Instructional Objectives, Regina Schoenfeld-Tacher, Michael Sims

Michael H. Sims

This article describes how to compose instructional objectives for use in veterinary curricula, and describes the differences between course goals, competencies, and instructional objectives. The essential components of instructional objectives are described in detail, and guidance in choosing appropriate wording is provided. The paper concludes with a suggested framework for evaluating an instructional objective.


Tag Bundles, Education Boards, And Internet Playlists: Constructing Historical Biographies Using Social Bookmarking Technologies, Robert Maloy Dec 2012

Tag Bundles, Education Boards, And Internet Playlists: Constructing Historical Biographies Using Social Bookmarking Technologies, Robert Maloy

Robert W. Maloy

No abstract provided.


Democracy, Market Solutions, And Educative Institutions: A Perspective On Neoliberalism, John Buschman Dec 2012

Democracy, Market Solutions, And Educative Institutions: A Perspective On Neoliberalism, John Buschman

John Buschman

No abstract provided.


Too Korean To Be White And Too White To Be Korean: Ethnic Identity Development Among Transracial Korean American Adoptees., Joy Hoffman, Edlyn V. Peña Dec 2012

Too Korean To Be White And Too White To Be Korean: Ethnic Identity Development Among Transracial Korean American Adoptees., Joy Hoffman, Edlyn V. Peña

Edlyn V. Peña

The purpose of this grounded theory study was to explore how lived experiences affect ethnic identity development of transracial Korean American adoptees raised by White parents with the intent of informing higher education practice. Participants included 12 recently college-graduated transracial Korean American adoptees who were raised in the Midwest, rural south, and on the west coast. A theoretical model that surfaced from data collection is presented, demonstrating the complexity of transracial Korean adoptee identity.