April 18th Session: Pedagogy in the ‘Post-Truth’ Era

To access the audio recording of the session, click here!! Our last Provisions session of the Spring 2017 semester explored the theme of “Pedagogy in the ‘Post-Truth’ Era.” Presenters shared experience and expertise with the various topics pertaining to the theme that sought to explore teaching methods for helping students learn in the post-truth era. … Continue reading April 18th Session: Pedagogy in the ‘Post-Truth’ Era

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Pedagogy in the ‘Post-Truth’ Era: April 18th Session

How can educators teach students to evaluate news in a post-truth era?? Oxford Dictionaries defines post-truth as "relating to or denoting circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than appeals to emotion and personal belief," which has been named the word of the year. According to a segment "Fake News" by 60 … Continue reading Pedagogy in the ‘Post-Truth’ Era: April 18th Session

March 28th Session: Using SSC (Student Success Center) to its Fullest Potential

Click here to access the audio recording from the session!! Our second Provisions session of the Spring 2017 semester explored the theme of “Using SSC (Student Success Center) to its Fullest Potential.” Presenters shared experience and expertise with the various topics pertaining to the theme that sought to explore the academic success center and the supports … Continue reading March 28th Session: Using SSC (Student Success Center) to its Fullest Potential

Using SSC (Student Success Center) to its Fullest Potential: March 28th Session

In 5 Questions for the Director of the Kirwan Center for Academic Innovation, Joshua Kim explored the purpose and drive behind what drove the creation of University System of Maryland's William E. Kirwan Center for Academic Innovation by interviewing the director, MJ Bishop. In this article, MJ Bishop shared insight into the design of a systems-wide student success … Continue reading Using SSC (Student Success Center) to its Fullest Potential: March 28th Session

February 21st Session Summary: Raising the Bar While Providing a Safety Net for Taking Creative Risks

Click here to access the audio recording from the session!! Our first Provisions session of the Spring 2017 semester explored the theme of “Raising the Bar While Providing a Safety Net for Taking Creative Risks.” Presenters shared experience and expertise with the various topics pertaining to the theme, in which sought to explore creativity and … Continue reading February 21st Session Summary: Raising the Bar While Providing a Safety Net for Taking Creative Risks

Announcement

Due to a conflict with the (re-instated) Advisement Day luncheon, the March 21st Provisions has been moved to March 28th.  Please join us for our upcoming March 28th session on “Using SSC (Student Success Center) to its Fullest Potential.” Our esteemed presenters for the March 28th session include: Jess Brouker – Assistant Director of Intercultural Leadership and First-Year Programs Shirlee Dufort – Director of … Continue reading Announcement

Raising the Bar While Providing a Safety Net for Taking Creative Risks: February 21st Session

The topic for this month's session, "Raising the Bar While Providing a Safety Net for Taking Creative Risks," relates to various topics in the higher education world. The question has been debated: how can professionals in the higher education realm increase expectations for their students while providing them with a safety net? In 2012, Blackboard … Continue reading Raising the Bar While Providing a Safety Net for Taking Creative Risks: February 21st Session