• Tech Tuesday: Teaching with Tech in the College Success Course

    As a Learning Solutions Specialist at Macmillan, it’s my job to help instructors get their LaunchPad courses set up, offer advice on which activities to assign, and make sure they’re comfortable using the ...
    Heather Halter
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  • Connections: The Growth Mindset Approach to Success

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  • Step by Step: Success for Today's Student

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  • Class Activity: Health Resources

    Goal: Familiarize students with the health and safety resources available on campus, and help them make sure that they'll know where to go should they need them.   Directions:  Ask students to researc...
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  • Class Activity: ACES Initial Report

    Goal: Familiarize your students with ACES and have them reflect on their personal scores, considering both their strengths and their areas for improvement. Note: Your students will need access to LaunchPad a...
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  • The New ACES Progress Report - Coming Fall 2019

    Since we first launched the ACES self-assessment back in 2016, we’ve seen program after program make the simple decision to give each one of their students, on their first days of college, one of the most powerf...
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  • Video Assignment: Active Reading Strategies

      How to Read Your Textbooks   Type:  Topic(s): Reading, active reading Search Terms: video college info geek textbook Video Title: How to Read Your Textbooks More Efficiently - College I...
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  • Tech Tuesday: Apps We Love for Instructors and Students

    It’s #TechTuesday! Here are 10 useful and free apps we love for both instructors and students to live informed, balanced, simplified, and successful lifestyles: Alarmy Some of us just aren’t morning peop...
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  • Summer Reads: Books for the First-Year Experience

    Last summer, we looked at schools with Common Reading Programs, where institutions assign or recommend titles for students and instructors to read over the summer, so that they can come together to discuss the book as...
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  • Video Assignment: Active Listening

      How to Read Your Textbooks   Type: Television clip Topic(s): Speaking up in class, participating in class, listening critically Search Terms: teaching Dwight active listening Video Title: The Off...
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  • Using Pinterest in the Classroom

       Since joining Pinterest in....wow, 2012, my boards have been pathetically bare. But as you may have seen from my last post, this fall I've been on an organization kick, and so I've been looking ...
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  • Summer Reads: Common Reading Programs

    Summer may be winding down, but there’s still time left for summer reading! Colleges and universities across the country have instituted Common Reading Programs, where all students – or at least all freshm...
    Melanie McFadyen
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  • Video Assignment: Avoiding Plagiarism

      Video title: Plagiarism: How to avoid it Topic(s): Cheating, plagiarism Search terms: video plagiarism how to avoid Time (of video): 2:51 Posted by: Bainbridge State College Date posted: January 5, 2010  ...
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  • Class Activity: Ethical Problems of Plagiarism

    Ask your students to read the following scenario and identify all the ethical and practical problems with Jack’s strategy. After students have identified the problems in the scenario, ask them to answer the foll...
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  • Video Assignment: Information Literacy

      Video title: Viva la Library (The Information Literacy Song) Topic(s): Information literacy, library sources Search terms: video viva la library Time (of video): 3:48 Posted by: James McGrath Date posted: May 2...
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  • Class Activity: Cheating Discussion

    Lead an in-class discussion on cheating and plagiarism. Ask your students to brainstorm, either as a group or individually, about how they would define cheating in an academic setting. Ask the students to consider dif...
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  • Class Activity: Finding Information

    The following discussion topic may seem more like a demonstration unless you involve the students in the process. You can teach this lesson (if you are comfortable) or ask a librarian who specializes in this area to a...
    Bethany Gordon
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  • Video Assignment: Communicating with Your Instructors

      Video title: Seven Email Blunders You Don’t Want to Make Topic(s): E-mail, communicating with instructors Search terms: video seven email blunders Time (of video): 3:51 Posted by: Rackspace Date posted: O...
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  • Video Assignment: Libraries

      Type: Instructional Topic(s): Library Search terms: Eastfield College library tour Video title: Eastfield College Library Virtual Tour Time (of video): 2:32 Posted by: Eastfield College Library Date posted: Au...
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  • Write Our Own Future

    It is important to be able to point to current, real world events, to create teachable moments for our students. Several weeks ago, President Obama, in what for me was one of the most memorable lines of his State of ...
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