Tag Archive: DACA/Dreamers

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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Nov 14 2017

SIP 5.7 1Book/1Project/2Transform

Thirsty for a Strong Instructional Practice? Universities have traditionally been seen as places where students can participate in active intellectual debate around current events and ideological topics that impact society. At MSU Denver, these conversations are happening in relative isolation all the time—but campus-wide dialog can be hard to achieve with our commuter students and the …

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Apr 27 2017

SIP #3.29 Multiple Englishes

Thirsty for a Strong Instructional Practice? Many of our students are new to academia and its ways of speaking and writing. We who have been in it for years are enculturated and the speaking and writing conventions we follow may be invisible to us. But academic discourse may be mysterious and strange to our students. …

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Jan 26 2017

SIP #3.17 Supporting Undocumented Students

Thirsty for a Strong Instructional Practice? Sometimes the best instructional practices have nothing to do with content delivery or methodological design, but instead focus on creating a classroom environment in which students can feel safe enough to fully participate in the educational enterprise.   President Jordan has been a leader in supporting higher education for undocumented …

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