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Overview of "Crucial Conversations"

Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When the Stakes are High

Thesis and Argument of Book: In this book, the authors argue that often when stakes are high in disagreements, we do not dialogue well. 222 more words

Embracing Innovation

Extra Credit in the Blackboard Grade Center

At SHSU Online, “How can I add extra credit to my Grade Center?” is a question that is asked often by instructors who use the Blackboard grade book to present grades to their students.   437 more words


Making it 'Real' For Students: 4 Real-World Application Tips


Students can see dry course material as something locked in the ivory tower of academe’, disconnected and not relevant to their worlds and lives…. 566 more words


Glimpse of Higher Ed Emerging Trends

Looking at the 2017-Higher Ed Horizon Report, there is quite a broad spectrum of innovative trends ranging from decentralized IT support to blended learning and roles of educators. 155 more words

Embracing Innovation

Supporting Faculty Through a Learning Community

How do faculty at your institution enhance their teaching skills or discuss best practices with their peers?

Today, we’re thrilled to learn about Louisiana State University’s Online Teaching Cohort program from Hala Esmail, the Manager of the Faculty Technology Center for LSU. 1,187 more words

Distance Education

"Entrench the Bastards," Speaker Tells Faculty

DYSTOPIA—“It is not enough just to tag students with color-coded ear tabs and shove them into RUTS,” a higher-education expert told the Dystopia College faculty today. 518 more words

DC Calendar: Faculty Demoralization Day Coming Up

DYSTOPIA–Dystopia College’s spring Faculty Demoralization Day is scheduled for Friday, and, for maximum inconvenience, it will be held off campus–at a location to be revealed late Thursday evening, “somewhere within a 300-mile radius,” according to Provost Eddina Field. 71 more words