b'My approach to teaching has been influenced by African indigenous education. Its more collaborative. Teachers and students sit in a circle, look at each other, and the expectation is that every person has something significant to contribute. As professors, we must have the attitude that all of our students can be successful. Professor,Africana StudiesVirtual communities like Facebook are very big. Can we capitalize on these virtual communities for online peer support in our courses? Professor,Communication and Information ScienceHistorically, studio is an intense family. People talk, criticize, help each other, and exchange information. Lately though, the competition has gotten tremendous. Students used to draw, talk, and connect. Now with computers, the cohesiveness of the students is eroding and they are more competitive and form cliques. I continually encourage them to help each other and work together. Professor,ArchitectureSuggestions A public space or lounge area draws students to your department and provides opportunities for informalHelping Students Balance Stress55'