Tag: intervention

SIP #3.27 What To Do When Students Talk To You About Suicide

Thirsty for a Strong Instructional Practice? College can be stressful time for many students. Most students at the college level are in the process of developing careers, relationships, life goals and their own individual identities. Nontraditional students are often juggling family and work demands in addition to their course work. In the college community, about …

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SIP #3.26 Minimizing Anxiety for Better Learning

Thirsty for a Strong Instructional Practice? At this time in the semester but really, at any time in the semester), students are faced with the challenges of attending school, engaging in classes, and completing work while also struggling with anxiety. In a 2013 survey by the National College Health Assessment, roughly half of college students …

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SIP #3.13 Creating a Culture of Academic Integrity

Thirsty for a Strong Instructional Practice? Students know that cheating is wrong, but that doesn’t always translate into carefully documented sources in a research paper or turning down a friend’s help on a take-home exam. Surveys indicate that a majority of students have cheated during their time in college. What can faculty do to improve …

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SIP #2.21 Recognizing and Responding to Students with Mental Health Disabilities

Thirsty for a Strong Instructional Practice? Faculty, staff and administrators are becoming more and more aware of strategies and services to support students with disabilities, and on-campus entities like the Access Center (www.msudenver.edu/access ) exist to facilitate this aspect of our work. What happens, though, if we encounter a student whose disability is not outwardly …

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