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2013
Humanities associate professor Carol Johnson recently gave two presentations in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.  >>
2012
The Middle States Commission on Higher Education has reaffirmed NJIT's accreditation for the next decade.  According to the report, “NJIT is making a disproportionate impact in higher education given its means.  In particular, NJIT is providing an admirable service to first-in-family students attending college.  The students are excellent, well trained, and graduates are highly successful after leaving the university.  NJIT's success in providing a first-class education and college experience to a diverse student body is enviable.”  To see the report in its entirety, please visit: http://www.njit.edu/middlestates/evaluation.php. >>
2007

KUDOS - February 2007

February 01, 2007
Book Co-Authored by History Professor To Receive AAP/PSP AwardStephen Pemberton, PhD, an assistant professor in the federated department of history, has won the 2006 Association of American Publishers award in the History of Science category for his book The Troubled Dream of Genetic Medicine: Ethnicity and Innovation in Tay-Sachs, Cystic Fibrosis, and Sickle Cell Anemia (Johns Hopkins University Press). The award is presented by the Professional and Scholarly Publishing Division.Humanities Professor To Receive CCCC Outstanding Book AwardOn a Scale: A Social History of Writing Assessment in America by Norbert Elliot, PhD, a professor in the department of humanities, has been selected as one of two winners of the 2007 Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC) Outstanding Book Award. Dr. Elliot will be presented with the award on March 23, 2007 at the Awards/Retirement Session of the 2007 CCCC Convention in New York. >>

KUDOS-January 2007

January 04, 2007
Humanities Professor Receives Award for Book on Writing Assessment
Norbert Elliot, PhD, a professor in the department of humanities, received the Stephen P. Witte Award for Excellence in Writing Assessment Scholarship for his book On A Scale: A Social History of Writing Assessment (New York: Peter Lang, 2005).  Instituted last year, the Witte Award is given on annual basis by the Journal of Writing Assessment. >>
2006
Norbert Elliot, PhD, a professor in the department of  humanities at NJIT, received a master teacher award at NJIT's annual awards convocation. >>
New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) has been asked by Educational Testing Service (ETS) to join its prestigious advisory committee focused on literacy assessment.   The committee was established in 2003 to ensure the test's initial development.  Now that the test is available, the committee serves in a consultative role. >>
Norbert Elliot, PhD, professor in the department of humanities, and a team of researchers presented better ways to teach and assess writing at the College Composition and Communication conference held in Chicago last month. “When NJIT students spend much time assessing each other's writing, one of the most important positive outcomes is the social relationships they create,” Elliot said. >>
2005
A book by Norbert Elliot, PhD, a professor of English in the department of humanities at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) has reopened the debate about the value of the SAT's writing test.On A Scale: A Social History of Writing Assessment in America (Peter Lang, 2005) looks analytically at the test.  It couples observations about current test practices with beneficiaries of those practices. The book is the first historical study of its kind. >>
2003
Eight teachers at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) received Teaching Excellence Awards during the annual Fall Awards ceremony held last week at the university. >>