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Sriram, Rishi; Scales, T. Laine; Oster, Meghan – About Campus, 2011
Perhaps a decade ago, accreditation agencies might have been satisfied with a list of student learning outcomes and some evidence that students achieved them. More and more, accreditors request evidence of "improvement". It is not enough to merely demonstrate that what one is doing works reasonably well; one must also show that he or she…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Curriculum Development, Program Improvement, Program Effectiveness
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Seymour, Daniel – About Campus, 2011
In this article, the author discusses how to make strategic planning a more valuable tool for higher education in today's tough times. Strategic planning is really the answer to five straightforward questions. The first three represent the plan itself, while the last two are what makes the plan vital and dynamic: (1) Why do we exist?; (2) What do…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Strategic Planning, Economic Climate, Educational Finance
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Hiraldo, Carlos – About Campus, 2011
As the increasing racial diversity of the United States continues to be reflected in colleges and universities across the country, academics who think and write about their teaching philosophy remain more comfortable arguing for a curriculum that deals with race and gender than for one that centers on class and social mobility. Some academics feel…
Descriptors: Race, Social Mobility, Ethnic Diversity, Student Diversity
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Bergom, Inger; Wright, Mary C.; Brown, Marie Kendall; Brooks, Michael – About Campus, 2011
Much has been written about the benefits of collaborative learning in terms of its impact on interpersonal skills and academic achievement. Many education studies suggest that students learn better when they work interactively with others and that retention of material is improved through collaborative learning. Others explain that the development…
Descriptors: Focus Groups, Cooperative Learning, Student Development, Teaching Methods
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Hovland, Kevin; Schneider, Carol Geary – About Campus, 2011
The world is changing in dramatic and complex ways. There can be little doubt that if the twentieth century was "The American Century," the twenty-first century has already become a Global Century, framed by new power dynamics, new economic realities, and new quests for self-determination and freedom across all parts of the globe. In…
Descriptors: Higher Education, General Education, Citizenship Education, Global Approach
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Schreiner, Laurie A. – About Campus, 2010
The qualitative difference in the "success" of college students raises question of how educators envision student success. Although in "Student Success in College," George Kuh, Jillian Kinzie, John H. Schuh, Elizabeth J. Whitt define student success broadly as "satisfaction, persistence, and high levels of learning and personal development," the…
Descriptors: Persistence, Graduation, Academic Achievement, College Students
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Nash, Robert J. – About Campus, 2010
Conflict can shut down communication, the key to social justice advocacy. In this article, the author shares his insights on how some communication strategies can help manage conflict and sustain open conversation with students about contentious issues. Recently, the author participated in an extremely heated discussion session for student affairs…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Conflict Resolution, Advocacy
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Powell, John D.; Lines, Janice I. – About Campus, 2010
Belonging to a personally meaningful community of learners is a powerful predictor of a student's retention and academic success. Being part of a community that is intentionally built on recognizing, valuing, and learning from the diversity within that community can further deepen students' understanding of self, others, and the global community…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Cultural Pluralism, Classroom Environment, College Students
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Hassan, Anthony M.; Jackson, Robert; Lindsay, Douglas R.; McCabe, Damian G.; Sanders, Joseph E., III – About Campus, 2010
The President of the United States promises to return servicemen and servicewomen back home from the war in the Middle East by 2011. This raises important questions about how the people in higher education will view and serve those who have worn the military uniform. As they watch the veterans who are making the transition from the battlefield to…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Human Capital, Armed Forces, Veterans
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Schreiner, Laurie A. – About Campus, 2010
In the last issue of "About Campus," the author outlined the research studies that she presented with Eric J. McIntosh, Denise Nelson, and Shannon Pothovenin in 2009, which led to the creation of the Thriving Quotient, a reliable and valid 35-item instrument that measures the changeable psychological qualities in students that affect their ability…
Descriptors: Psychology, Student Characteristics, Psychological Studies, Student Experience
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Riera, Jose-Luis – About Campus, 2010
In this article, the author shares his own learning on the challenges and the responsibilities as a student and as an instructor in the process of engaged learning. The author shares that his hope of telling his experience is to prompt educators to think about teaching and learning in ways that challenge some traditional assumptions about students…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Personal Narratives, Student Participation, Teaching Methods
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Pistilli, Matthew D.; Arnold, Kimberly E. – About Campus, 2010
This article discusses how Purdue University is changing the academic behavior of struggling students. At Purdue, they've developed Signals as a means of helping students better understand where they stand gradewise early enough so that they can seek help and raise their grade or drop the course without the penalty of a failing grade. They knew…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Grades (Scholastic), Academic Achievement, Higher Education
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Jacoby, Barbara; Dean, Laura A. – About Campus, 2010
Across the broad spectrum of disciplines and departments within higher education, it sometimes feels like there is little that unites them. They talk about silos, they bemoan divergent and fragmented efforts, and they refer frequently to "them" and "they," regardless of where they are on the organizational chart. However, there is one topic that…
Descriptors: Counseling Services, Higher Education, Health Promotion, Program Effectiveness
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Waters, Rhian – About Campus, 2010
Understanding allyhood as a developmental process will allow educators and program directors to reach a broader number of students with more powerful outcomes in line with student learning and development goals. Designing programs that promote ally development as a component of social justice education will allow programs to tailor ally…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Models, Instructional Design, Student Development
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Murray, Joseph L. – About Campus, 2010
Like many of the author's colleagues in higher education, he has long maintained that their work is primarily about forging personal connections within their campus communities by engaging students in a variety of learning activities. He fervently believes that learning must be broadly conceived to include an array of cognitive, social, and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Faculty, Learning Processes, College Environment
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