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Suzanne McCormack
My semester-long sabbatical ended abruptly with the start of summer session at my college so it’s the perfect time to reflect on five months of research. The goal of this project at the outset was to study the care of women categorized as mentally ill (today’s terminology) in the period 1870 to 1920 in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. As with any… (Show more)
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Becky Anderson
Click to view contentName: Dr. Gina O’Neal-Moffitt Department: Psychology School: Florida State University Department: Behavioral, Social Sciences, and Education School: Tallahassee Community College Product: LaunchPad for An Introduction to Brain and Behavior, 5e (Kolb), and LaunchPad for The Developing Person through the Life Span, 10e (Berger).  iClicker or Reef…
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Jack Solomon
Click to view contentWith television's arguably most prominent dramatic series ending amidst the ashes of King's Landing and the outrage of many of its most loyal fans (including a remarkable Change.Org petition demanding an entire Season 8 redo), I find myself reminded of Frank Kermode's classic study, The Sense of an Ending (1967). Exploring the ways that human… (Show more)
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Suzanne McCormack
The women I’m reading about in the archives of New England’s state hospitals will likely never be the subjects of celebratory Women’s History Month events. The tiny remnants of their lives that exist in the historical record are the opposite of inspirational; depicting instead emotional pain and instability that led to their institutionalization.… (Show more)
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Suzanne McCormack
While a good number of my students are General Studies and Liberal Arts majors, an even greater number are planning careers in the fields of health care, business, and engineering. Our community college is particularly strong in nursing education and allied health sciences so I am increasingly aware of the need to incorporate health-care related… (Show more)
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Kasey Greenbaum
The Fourth of July is a celebration that harkens images of backyard barbecues, apple pie, fireworks, and maybe even the hit Broadway musical Hamilton. The traditions surrounding the Fourth of July are just as important to the American experience as the actual event itself. However, how did this come to be?    The History   While the 4th of July… (Show more)
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Traci Gardner
LOLcat defining Politics, with captions, Politics: n - frum Greek. Poli - many, tics - blood sucking parasites Last week, I shared a Political Meme Scavenger Hunt activity, one of the resources that I also shared at the Computers and Writing Conference in East Lansing, Michigan last week. My session focused on how political memes work and… (Show more)
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After nearly twenty years as the most widely used program assessment solution in higher education, we are excited to announce the Assessment and Impact Award. This recognition was created to highlight programs who are effectively using program assessments to improve outcomes.  The following four institutions’ housing programs were awarded:   John… (Show more)
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