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Kersh, Rogan – About Campus, 2018
In this interview, Rogan Kersh describes his evolution from a lecturer behind a podium to a facilitator of hands-on exercises and role-playing. Instead of resisting generational change, Kersh has embraced the charge to evolve to meet current students' needs by asking his students how they experience his classes, and really listening to their…
Descriptors: Personal Narratives, College Administration, Administrators, Administrator Role
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Lindsay, Nathan; Hourigan, Aimee; Smist, Jennifer; Wray, Larry – About Campus, 2013
A primary goal of assessment is to deliver truthful and clear information that can be used to inform and improve outcomes. Although there are multiple ways to achieve this goal, common approaches can be broken down into two major categories: (1) direct assessment; and (2) indirect assessment. Indirect assessment typically relies on general…
Descriptors: Performance Based Assessment, Teacher Education, Data Analysis, Student Leadership
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Lindsay, Nathan; Harrell-Blair, Krista; McDaniel, Lindsey; Williams, Clifton; Reed, Diane – About Campus, 2010
Without question, sustainability efforts and initiatives are on the rise on college campuses. In a 2007 American College Personnel Association (ACPA) presentation, Debra Rowe reported that across the country there were 250 sustainability coordinators/offices/committees, 300 LEED (green) buildings, 275 campus sustainability assessments that had…
Descriptors: Activism, Sustainable Development, College Students, Conservation (Environment)
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Thornton, Courtney H.; Tarrant, Michael T.; Williams, Leah S. – About Campus, 2009
Cocurricular events are capable of providing rich learning opportunities for students. However, as the film and speaker sequence described in this article demonstrates, all too often they fail to reach their potential. In order to teach lessons and enhance skills related to civic responsibility, these events must be designed with a purposeful…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Citizenship Responsibility, Educational Opportunities, Extracurricular Activities
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Kinzie; Jillian; Kuh, George D. – About Campus, 2004
Team members of Project DEEP (Documenting Effective Educational Practice) spent almost two years immersing themselves in the daily work of twenty campuses. The common denominator of these institutions is that they all have participated in the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) and have scored better than predicted across some or all of…
Descriptors: Campuses, Educational Quality, Educational Practices, Educational Experience