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Margot Morgan recognized for classroom innovation

Margot Morgan recognized for classroom innovation

April 19, 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 ...

Faculty Innovator: Patricia Gettings

Faculty Innovator: Patricia Gettings

March 29, 2018

Patricia Gettings Assistant Professor of Communication Studies School of Arts and Letters             By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—When Patricia Gettings was 22, she graduated from the University of Richmond and took a summer job in food service on a high-end dude ranch near Encampment, Wyoming. Don’t be surprised if ...

Faculty Innovator: Jennifer Lathem

Faculty Innovator: Jennifer Lathem

March 1, 2018

Jennifer Lathem Lecturer in Geosciences School of Natural Sciences               By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Jennifer Lathem grew up on the river. Pretty much in the same way that Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn grew up on the river. Home was Bushman’s Lake, where Charlestown, Indiana, fades out into ...

Faculty Innovator: Anne Allen

Faculty Innovator: Anne Allen

February 16, 2018

Anne Allen Professor of Fine Arts School of Arts and Letters               By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—The Samoan tattoo runs in a band around the lower leg of Anne Allen, professor of fine arts at IU Southeast, with two outer rings bearing stylized ocean waves bounding a decorative ...

Faculty Innovator: Gretchen Kirchner

Faculty Innovator: Gretchen Kirchner

January 23, 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 ...

High Impact Practices: AASCU grant winners named

High Impact Practices: AASCU grant winners named

January 4, 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 ...

Faculty Innovator: Margot Morgan

Faculty Innovator: Margot Morgan

December 5, 2017

Margot Morgan Assistant Professor of Political Science School of Social Sciences             By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Watershed. Turning point. Crucible. Point of no return. Such are the confident clichés of historical interpretation that students are obliged to apply to moments in time. But what would history be like if ...

IU Southeast wins AASCU grant to encourage High Impact Practices

IU Southeast wins AASCU grant to encourage High Impact Practices

November 29, 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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