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By Amy Erickson What is an Infographic? In the May edition of Online Classroom, Dr. John Orlando’s article on infographics caught my eye. Some may be asking, what is an infographic? According to Bovée and Thill (2016), “infographics are a special class of diagrams that can convey both data and concepts or ideas” (p. 238). …

By Wendy Trevor, PhD, Executive Director Center for Excellence in Teaching, Learning and Assessment (CETLA) This past academic year instructional faculty worked diligently to ensure effective teaching in support of the College’s standards of excellence and its strategic teaching and learning objective. To aid this end, in Faculty Connects we contemplated three of the four pillars …

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Michele Paludi, assistant dean and director of graduate business programs in the School of Business & Technology, has edited Campus Action against Sexual Assault: Needs, Policies, Procedures, and Training Programs. A practical guide to prevention of and response to sexual assault on college campuses, this invaluable resource will help ensure Title IX compliance—and can also help …

By Cynthia Levernois, MBA Adjunct Faculty, School of Health Sciences On March 18, 2016, I attended and presented at the Quality Matters Regional Conference on Quality Assurance in Online Learning in New York City. The keynote speaker for the conference, Dr. MJ Bishop, Director of the William E. Kirwan Center for Academic Innovation for the University …

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Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries named Michele Paludi’s book, Bullies in the Workplace: Seeing and Stopping Adults Who Abuse Their Co-Workers and Employees, as a top 75 community college resource in its February issue. Pauldi is faculty program director of human resources and leadership in the School of Business & Technology. A  publication of the Association of …

Effective January 1, 2016, the application fee has been waived for veterans. This collaboration between the Center for Military Education and the admissions department helps support and encourage veterans to apply in an efficient and streamlined process. Another part of the project includes an Admissions Veterans Duo, where veterans will receive counseling on military/veteran friendly degrees, information …

The Fleet Reserve Association held their 88th National Convention in Spokane, Washington during the week of October 13.  Buddy Ray, Excelsior College military admissions counselor in Washington state area, supported the event and was able to address the membership about the education partnership and announce the first FRA Excelsior graduate, Michael Scott Gritton having achieved …