Monthly Archives: December 2013

Synthesizing & Implementing a Culture of Safety Among Ag Professionals

This is the 2012-13 Mentor-Mentee Project developed by Rhonda Clough, assistant professor in the Agriculture department, and Joshua Henik, instructor in the Agriculture department. Introduction Agricultural professions have traditionally had a high level of occupational hazards.  The Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2012, identified the Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting Industry as having the most… [Read the Full Story]

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Building Leadership Capacity for Latino STEM Students

This post is an adaptation of slides from a keynote presentation for the 27th Annual Conference of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities given by Dr. Jimmy Reyes, Dean of Nursing, and Juanita Limas, Assistant Professor in the Math/Science Department. Session Objectives Demographics of US changing Latinos and STEM fields How are we addressing… [Read the Full Story]

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More on Twitter

This is a quick post to educators who want to further learn and explore the utility and practicality of Twitter.  The video above comes from TeacherCast, the Educational Broadcasting Network.  To access the video through their site, go to http://podcast.teachercast.net/tep12/. Also, another blog of note is Sue Beckingham’s Social Media 4 Us, which focuses on… [Read the Full Story]

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Exploring Text Choice for Community College Students

This is the 2012-13 Mentor-Mentee Project developed by Sara Kepros, reading instructor specialist at Learning Services. College professors have reason to be concerned about their students’ abilities to successfully comprehend their course texts.  Students across the United States are leaving high school and entering college lacking the reading skills to succeed in their classes.  In… [Read the Full Story]

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