This post describes the benefits that disciplinary societies can offer community college faculty and students and shares findings from a report on the recent workshop Strengthening Engagement Between Disciplinary Societies and Community Colleges.
It's important to connect with students and staff in ordinary times, but during the pandemic, fostering a sense of campus community is all the more crucial. In this blog post, experts offer ideas for keeping staff and students engaged and feeling supported while everyone is remote.
Susan Bickerstaff, coauthor of a new CCRC research brief on the experiences of part-time faculty at six colleges, outlines four ways colleges can better meet the needs of part-time faculty as part of a broader student success initiative.
Elisabeth Barnett describes the Faculty Persistence Project at Oakton Community College in Illinois, the goal of which is to improve student persistence through the use of a faculty/student engagement protocol.