The Second Year Slump

Much has been said about the difficulties and challenges that both students and teachers face during that first year of college. For some, the increased academic demands weigh heavy on their shoulders, while for others, the culture shock of a new, independent environment away from their comfort zone can be emotionally draining. Last semester, Provisions explored … Continue reading The Second Year Slump

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February Provisions Session – Teaching Historical Perspectives

To listen to the podcast from this session, click here The first provisions session of 2015 kicked off with presentations on “Teaching Historical Perspectives”. An audience of 36 were in attendance to hear presentations from Dr. Carolyn Stefanco, President of the College, Dr. Scott Lemieux, Assistant Professor of Political Science, and Dr. Robert Shane, Assistant … Continue reading February Provisions Session – Teaching Historical Perspectives

Reflecting on Flipped Library Instruction, Part I

A recently published article develops several design principles that can assist in planning for a flipped classroom: Kim, M. K., Kim, S. M., Khera, O., & Getman, J. (2014). The experience of three flipped classrooms in an urban university: an exploration of design principles. Internet & Higher Education, 2237-50. doi:10.1016/j.iheduc.2014.04.003  [Read this article] These nine … Continue reading Reflecting on Flipped Library Instruction, Part I