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Passion for teaching is contagious at third annual Adjunct Faculty Scholars Conference27th April 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Over 125 instructors from all IU campuses as well as Louisville metro area institutions gathered at IU Southeast earlier this month for the third Adjunct Faculty Scholars Conference, hosted by the Institute for Learning and Teaching Excellence (ILTE). The conference featured a keynote presentation by Lynn Slaughter, adjunct instructor in …

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Margot Morgan recognized for classroom innovation19th April 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Dr. Margot Morgan, assistant professor of political science, is the recipient of this year’s faculty innovation award, presented by the Institute of Teaching and Learning Excellence (ILTE). The criteria for the award included consistency with best practices in teaching, the potential for cross-disciplinary adaptation, evidence of student impact, originality and …

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Faculty Innovator: Gretchen Kirchner23rd January 2018

Gretchen Kirchner Professor of Biology School of Natural Sciences               By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—It was 1990. George H.W. Bush was president. Madonna’s “Vogue” was climbing the charts. The New England Patriots were still awful. In the genetics lab of Gretchen Kirchner, now professor of biology, students were …

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High Impact Practices: AASCU grant winners named4th January 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Ten IU Southeast faculty members have each received a $1,000 stipend to support the use of high impact practices (HIPs) in their courses during the Spring 2018 semester. The awards allocate a grant from the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) to fund development and implementation of HIPs …

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IU Southeast wins AASCU grant to encourage High Impact Practices29th November 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–IU Southeast has received a grant from the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) to fund development and implementation of so-called High Impact Practices (HIPs) in first-year courses. Ten faculty members will be selected to receive a $1,000 stipend to support course design and implementation for the Spring …

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