March 22nd Provisions Session Summary: “Teaching Online”

To access the audio recording of the session, click here. Our second Provisions session of the Spring Semester explored the theme of” Teaching Online.” Presenters shared previous experience with teaching courses online, and effective strategies for improving success for a diverse range of students. An audience of approximately 30 faculty and staff members attended to hear presentations from Lily Shafer, Instructional Designer, Silvia … Continue reading March 22nd Provisions Session Summary: “Teaching Online”

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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

In The News

Below you will find articles from online resources pertaining to teaching Inside Higher Ed: The Uninsured Adjunct  With health care continuing to be debated nationally, many adjuncts are trying to draw attention to their status among the well-educated professionals who sometimes received little to no coverage. (Nov. 30, 2009) Shift in Researcher Population  According to a new report … Continue reading In The News