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Motivating Faculty to Practice Self-Reflection for DEI 

Limed: Teaching with a TwistSeason 2, Episode 9 How does understanding yourself improve your practice of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the classroom? This month, our guest Carla Fullwood talks to Dhvani Toprani about how to get faculty to engage…

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Online Students and the First-Year Experience

60-Second SoTL – Episode 55 This week’s episode focuses on the first-year experiences of college students studying online and features an article from Adult Learning: Korstange, Ryan, Jeff Hall, Jamie Holcomb, and Jasmeial Jackson. 2020. “The Online First-Year Experience: Defining and…

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International Students and the First-Year Experience

60-Second SoTL – Episode 54 This week’s episode focuses on the impact of first-year experiences on international students’ retention and graduation rates: Rust, Dylan, and Raghvendra Singh. 2022. “First-Year Experience Course Impact on Undergraduate International Student Retention and Graduation.” Journal of…

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Fostering Partnership Projects in Higher Education

Making College “Worth It” – Season 1, Episode 11 In this episode, we focus on student-faculty partnerships in higher education. We talk to Sophia Abbot, a doctoral candidate in the Higher Education Program at George Mason University and a long-time…

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Mentoring Across the First-Year Experience

60-Second SoTL – Episode 52 This week’s episode explores a recent article about the value of peer-mentorship programs for first-year university students: Tsang, Art. 2023. “The Value of a Semi-Formal Peer Mentorship Program for First-Year Students’ Studies, Socialization and Adaptation.” Active Learning…

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Defining Success in a First-Year Seminar

60-Second SoTL – Episode 51 This week’s episode focuses on a study of first-year seminars’ impact on common measures of student success in higher education: Shi, Qingmin, John R Crooker, Christina R Drum, and Brent M Drake. 2021. “Investigation of the…

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Crossing Borders at Home

Making College “Worth It” – Season 1, Episode 10 In this episode, we visit with Amanda Sturgill, Associate Professor of Journalism at Elon University, who co-edited Mind the Gap: Global Learning at Home and Abroad. She shares strategies for facilitating global…