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Social And Academic Success Of Chinese International Students At Michigan State University, Bristol Day, Larry D. Long Mar 2015

Social And Academic Success Of Chinese International Students At Michigan State University, Bristol Day, Larry D. Long

Larry D. Long

The continued rise of international student enrollment at institutions of higher education in the U.S. has brought with it a heightened urgency for student affairs professionals to not only understand the challenges facing our student populations, but to also create effective academic and social support structures on our campus. Utilizing institutional data, trends will be shared related to the social and academic integration of Chinese students as well as recommendations related to campus partnerships and successful programmatic interventions.


Leveling The Scale - Strategies For Maintaining Wellness, Larry D. Long, Ryan Bunts Mar 2015

Leveling The Scale - Strategies For Maintaining Wellness, Larry D. Long, Ryan Bunts

Larry D. Long

No abstract provided.


Alpha Kappa Psi - Assessing Your Chapter, Larry D. Long Apr 2014

Alpha Kappa Psi - Assessing Your Chapter, Larry D. Long

Larry D. Long

No abstract provided.


Who’S At Risk? Exploring Characteristics Of Academic Probation Students, Larry D. Long, Tonisha B. Lane Mar 2014

Who’S At Risk? Exploring Characteristics Of Academic Probation Students, Larry D. Long, Tonisha B. Lane

Larry D. Long

Contemporary college students possess a wider range of academic skills and abilities than ever before. In order to influence student persistence, retention, and academic success, student affairs professionals need to have a greater awareness of the characteristics of academic probation students. This session will inform participants about how one institution used quantitative and qualitative data to better understand their academic probation population, what the institution learned from this data, and how it can be used to shape institutional policies and practices.


The Neighborhood Model: Supporting Student Success Through Departmental Partnerships, Larry D. Long, Kristen Renn Mar 2014

The Neighborhood Model: Supporting Student Success Through Departmental Partnerships, Larry D. Long, Kristen Renn

Larry D. Long

Like a ball in a pinball machine, many students on college campuses have to bounce from one building to another to receive the resources they need. What if we brought the resources to our on-campus students instead? Learn how one institution created small residential communities within the larger campus, or neighborhoods, to promote the academic success of its students.


Bibliometric Networks, Alireza Abbasi Jan 2014

Bibliometric Networks, Alireza Abbasi

Alireza Abbasi

No abstract provided.


Using Focus Groups For Operational Improvements, Larry D. Long, Laura Cole Oct 2013

Using Focus Groups For Operational Improvements, Larry D. Long, Laura Cole

Larry D. Long

Whether you are interested in revamping your programming model, your department website, or your housing sign-up process, focus groups can be a useful assessment approach for understanding the resident or guest experience and identifying areas of improvement. Using a case study approach, the presenters will explain how to conduct focus groups. They will also share lessons learned from their own experience in conducting focus groups.


Open Culture At The Heart Of The University: Libraries As Multicommons, Anna K. Gold Sep 2013

Open Culture At The Heart Of The University: Libraries As Multicommons, Anna K. Gold

Anna K. Gold

The university library can be reconceptualized as a powerful engine for open culture. A generative and regenerative center that naturally brings disciplines, cultures, and generations together, the university library can expand its role in open culture far beyond sharing institutionally-produced research and data through open repositories. Drawing on the experience of a public polytechnic university, this presentation documents the emergence of a university library as a system of open culture programs and as a place where a speeding culture can stop to dialogue, think, and create: generating collective interactive learning; fostering collaboration with open data; cultivating open conversations and learning ...


Csr Responsibility Or Opportunity? (2013), David Cooke Jun 2013

Csr Responsibility Or Opportunity? (2013), David Cooke

David Cooke

Corporate / not-for-profit partnerships are changing to reflect the return on investment and benefits for the corporation when engaging in these partnerships.


Where Are You Aiming? Using Learning Outcomes To Guide And Assess Practice, Larry D. Long Jun 2013

Where Are You Aiming? Using Learning Outcomes To Guide And Assess Practice, Larry D. Long

Larry D. Long

We have all heard about learning outcomes, but how do we write them and effectively evaluate them? This interactive session provides an overview of learning outcomes, tips, and advice about writing learning outcomes using Learning Reconsidered as a framework. The session also demonstrates how to assess student learning based on learning outcomes.


Are You Asking The Right Questions? Strategies For Writing Better Survey Questions, Larry D. Long Jun 2013

Are You Asking The Right Questions? Strategies For Writing Better Survey Questions, Larry D. Long

Larry D. Long

Advances in technology have made survey development easy. Unfortunately, this ease has led to the development of poor surveys with low validity. Are you asking the right questions? Does your survey measure what you intend to measure? Come to this interactive session to learn how to write better survey questions.


Oh No – Not Triples! The Impact Of Tripling On Residents, Larry D. Long, Paul Goldblatt, Darlena Jones Jun 2013

Oh No – Not Triples! The Impact Of Tripling On Residents, Larry D. Long, Paul Goldblatt, Darlena Jones

Larry D. Long

For a resident, “tripling up” is synonymous with crowded rooms, little personal space, and diminished services. But it can also mean more social connections. Today, a lot of campuses are experiencing enrollment growths making on-campus living crowded and tripling necessary. In this presentation, we discuss the impact of tripling on residents by presenting evidence at both the national and institutional levels highlighting areas of success and areas of challenge for residents in triples.


Open To The Inevitable: Librarians As Open Content Professionals, Anna K. Gold, Sarah F. Cohen Apr 2013

Open To The Inevitable: Librarians As Open Content Professionals, Anna K. Gold, Sarah F. Cohen

Anna K. Gold

Open content is a movement that includes open access, open science, open educational resources, and open culture. A rising tide of open content challenges libraries to develop services that comprehensively address the explosion of “open” across all areas of education, science, and society. Learn what a public university envisions for a new professional position - an open content librarian to lead the integration of open content into all areas of undergraduate learning, and teacher education.


Gay And Greek: Supporting Lgbq Fraternity And Sorority Members, Larry D. Long, Monica Crissman Feb 2013

Gay And Greek: Supporting Lgbq Fraternity And Sorority Members, Larry D. Long, Monica Crissman

Larry D. Long

No abstract provided.


Tensions In The Practice Of Action Research, Zuwati Hasim Dec 2012

Tensions In The Practice Of Action Research, Zuwati Hasim

zuwati hasim

No abstract provided.


Empowering Your Members To Act: Applying Behind Closed Doors Training To Fraternity/Sorority Life, Larry D. Long, Vince Bowhay Nov 2012

Empowering Your Members To Act: Applying Behind Closed Doors Training To Fraternity/Sorority Life, Larry D. Long, Vince Bowhay

Larry D. Long

When a crisis occurs, first reactions can be critical in ensuring a successful resolution. Behind Closed Doors is a program used by many housing professionals to expose staff to potential situations they might face. Students learn best by doing and adoption of BCD in a fraternal setting can aid in the handling of alcohol abuse, domestic disputes, fires, and crisis situations. Participants will be equipped with the necessary knowledge, tools, and resources to incorporate BCD into their community or organization.


Repairing Harm: Using Restorative Justice To Strengthen A Fraternal Community, Larry D. Long, John Disarro Nov 2012

Repairing Harm: Using Restorative Justice To Strengthen A Fraternal Community, Larry D. Long, John Disarro

Larry D. Long

No abstract provided.


Case Study: Engaging Student Residence Life Staff In Using Ebi Results For Continuous Innovative Improvement, Kate Burdick, Larry D. Long Nov 2012

Case Study: Engaging Student Residence Life Staff In Using Ebi Results For Continuous Innovative Improvement, Kate Burdick, Larry D. Long

Larry D. Long

Are you interested in engaging student residence life staff in using EBI results for continuous innovative improvements? If so, join us for some lively activities and discussion about ways that one residence life complex at Michigan State University used student staff brainpower to help address residents’ concerns identified in the EBI data. We will include specific exercises that were utilized in this process, as well as examples of initiatives that were implemented.


Three Is A Crowd: Supporting Students In Triples, Larry D. Long Nov 2012

Three Is A Crowd: Supporting Students In Triples, Larry D. Long

Larry D. Long

High residential retention and a high first-year student enrollment might create a situation where more students wish to live on-campus than space permits. Some institutions choose to address this problem through tripling, the assignment of a third resident to a room designated as a double. Learn how one institution implemented triples and what assessment efforts showed about the resident experience. As a result of this program, participants will be able to describe trends in the extant literature on triples, identify strategies for reducing the negative effects of living in a triple, and apply interventions to their own residential system.


“I’Ve Got The Data, Now What?:” Making Sense Of Assessment Data, Larry D. Long Oct 2012

“I’Ve Got The Data, Now What?:” Making Sense Of Assessment Data, Larry D. Long

Larry D. Long

How to analyze and interpret qualitative and quantitative assessment data


Automating The Reporting Of Survey Data, Larry D. Long Jan 2012

Automating The Reporting Of Survey Data, Larry D. Long

Larry D. Long

The presentation explains how to automate the reporting of assessment data using the mailmerge feature in MS Word.


‘The More You Put Into It, The More You Get Out Of It:’ The Development Of The General Member, Larry D. Long, Alex Snowden Dec 2011

‘The More You Put Into It, The More You Get Out Of It:’ The Development Of The General Member, Larry D. Long, Alex Snowden

Larry D. Long

A presentation on the experience and growth of fraternity and sorority members who hold and do not hold a position of responsibility in their organization.


The Culture Of Assessment & Assessment Quality, Steven M. Culver Aug 2011

The Culture Of Assessment & Assessment Quality, Steven M. Culver

Steven M Culver

No abstract provided.


Teaching With Technology: Strategies For Engaging The 21st Century Learner, Julianne Miranda, Kelley J. Hall Mar 2011

Teaching With Technology: Strategies For Engaging The 21st Century Learner, Julianne Miranda, Kelley J. Hall

Julianne Miranda

No abstract available


A Collaborative Approach To Building A Student Information And Technology Literacy Program, Kenetha Stanton Mar 2010

A Collaborative Approach To Building A Student Information And Technology Literacy Program, Kenetha Stanton

Kenetha Stanton

This is a brief overview of the Information Commons program at Butler University presented during an EDUCAUSE Midwest Lightning Round. The Information Commons is professional development program jointly sponsored by The Center for Academic Technology (formerly Instructional Technology) and the Butler Libraries for student staff that provides information and technology literacy support to Butler students through scheduled desk hours and peer-to-peer training and consulting.


What's Love Got To Do With It? Could It Lead Us To The "Great Colleagues" Triangle?, Jamie Comstock Jan 2010

What's Love Got To Do With It? Could It Lead Us To The "Great Colleagues" Triangle?, Jamie Comstock

Jayne Marie Comstock

I used this presentation to close a two day Provost Advisory Council (PAC) off-campus retreat and to inspire strong collegial relationships among this important work group, which I chair. As part of the retreat activities, each PAC member delivered an “Expert Moment” presentation that was to highlight their discipline-related expertise in a way that would be relevant to the group. Generally, my discipline scholarship focused on predicaments in personal and professional relationships. So, in keeping with my recent focus on collegiality on campus, I drew upon literature about close personal relationships to set up an active discussion about what I ...


Hot Topic #2 - Local Impact, Global Reach, Jamie Comstock Jan 2010

Hot Topic #2 - Local Impact, Global Reach, Jamie Comstock

Jayne Marie Comstock

This presentation is the second in a series of Hot Topic discussion platforms used (a) to orient the Butler Board of Trustees Academic Affairs Committee to current issues in higher education and (b) to stimulate meaningful discussion regarding how Butler addresses these concerns. The Hot Topics for review during the 2010-2011 Board meetings are: Accountability: Promoting Access & Student Success; Civic Engagement: Inspiring Students to Become Agents of Change; Global Awareness: Educating Across Borders; and Generating & Allocating Resources: Becoming Market-Smart Supports Being Mission-Driven.

This second presentation combines the discussion on Civic Engagement and Global Awareness, explaining that these are Hot Topics because they ...


Getting To The Good Stuff: A Look At Compelling Outcomes From The Afa/Ebi Assessment, Tanner Marcantel, Diana Fulkerson, Larry D. Long Jan 2010

Getting To The Good Stuff: A Look At Compelling Outcomes From The Afa/Ebi Assessment, Tanner Marcantel, Diana Fulkerson, Larry D. Long

Larry D. Long

A presentation on the outcomes of the fraternity/sorority experience.


Doing Assessment, Not Just Talking About It, Steven M. Culver Oct 2009

Doing Assessment, Not Just Talking About It, Steven M. Culver

Steven M Culver

No abstract provided.


Dispensing Collaboration, Valerie Lucus Cem, Cbcp Jan 2009

Dispensing Collaboration, Valerie Lucus Cem, Cbcp

Valerie Lucus-McEwen CEM CBCP

Collaboration between UC Davis and Yolo County Public Health to provide a real-time POD (Point of Distribution).