Monthly Archive: December 2017

Dec 08 2017

SIP 5.15 Helping Students Practice Self-Care

  Thirsty for a Strong Instructional Practice? Having a student nod off in class or show up to class with a large and very distracting fast food meal can seem disrespectful, but it’s entirely possible that both scenarios can be attributed to a lack of self-care skills. College students are notorious for being sleep deprived, …

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Dec 08 2017

SIP 5.14 Hispanic Serving Institution Status: What it means for Us!

Thirsty for a Strong Instructional Practice? There has been a lot of buzz on campus this year about our achieving “HSI status.” In fact, everyone seems to be talking about it! But what exactly is “HSI,” and what does it mean for our students and our university? Take a SIP of This: Hispanic Serving Institution …

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Dec 08 2017

SIP 5.13 Helping Students Plan for Study Abroad

Thirsty for a Strong Instructional Practice? The  American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) has identified study abroad as one of ten high-impact practices (HIPs) in teaching and learning that positively impact student success in college. Some, like first-year experience courses and learning communities, tend to happen toward the beginning of a student’s time in college, …

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Dec 08 2017

SIP 5.12 More Motivation, Less Stress

Thirsty for a Strong Instructional Practice? It’s week 12 of the semester and everyone is tired. Students feel mounting pressure from end-of-semester projects and exams. Students whose coursework requires time in schools or the community are pushing to finish those hours. End-of-semester school pressures can make it difficult for students to make shifts at their jobs. …

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