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Archive for January, 2009

How Do We Respond?

As educators we are constantly confronted with opportunities to respond to questions that facilitate student learning, encourage colleagues in the expansion of intellectual inquiry, and provide administration opportunities to enhance academic operations. Yet how do we respond when students feel alienated by textbooks assigned as required course materials? Recently students were offended and questioned why […]

Creating a Welcoming Environment in the Workplace

Creating a welcoming environment is the first step toward building a community in the workplace. An aggregate of people working in close proximity is not a community. A working community can only be created and sustained in an environment that is welcoming and conducive to personal well being and professional growth. Persons in communities feel […]