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Community College Faculty-Led Teaching and Learning Hubs Improve Student Outcomes

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

In 2018, Dr. Audrey Jaeger and Dr. Monique B. Colclough hatched an idea — what if they could develop professional learning environments easily accessible for all faculty in North Carolina’s community colleges, and what if that development could move the needle on student success? Dr. Audrey Jaeger, professor of community college education at North Carolina State University and director of the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research.

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Send Silence Packing: Spreading Hope and Mental Health Awareness Across the Country

Active Minds

Summer is here, but mental health awareness is a year-round mission! At Active Minds , we’re proud of the impact our traveling exhibit, Send Silence Packing (SSP) , has made this year. Sharing Stories, Sparking Hope SSP uses powerful storytelling to educate young adults about mental health. By showcasing backpacks representing lives lost to suicide, the exhibit reminds viewers they’re not alone.

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Disparities of African American Men and Obtaining a College Education

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

It is evident that the low African American male student graduation rates at a predominantly Black institution in the northeastern United States continue to be a concern for higher education administrators. There are serious inequities among students who graduate from colleges. In the landscape of higher education, African American men face a unique set of challenges that significantly impact their ability to obtain a college degree.

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Burnouts? I’ve got you.

Student Minds

From his journey as a student, Bach shares some of his experiences and tips from his experience of burnout. - Bach We know this too well: education can be so tiring and challenging for a lot of people, where you have so many things to do yet not enough time to finish them all. Personally, in my experience as a student, there have been some times that I overworked myself, trying to fill in the 24-hour timeframe with a lot of stuff: doing coursework, hanging out with friends, planning club activit

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Can Brain Science Actually Help Make Your Training & Teaching Stick?

Speaker: Andrew Cohen, Founder & CEO of Brainscape

The instructor’s PPT slides are brilliant. You’ve splurged on the expensive interactive courseware. Student engagement is stellar. So… why are half of your students still forgetting everything they learned in just a matter of weeks? It's likely a matter of cognitive science! With so much material to "teach" these days, we often forget to incorporate key proven principles into our curricula — namely active recall, metacognition, spaced repetition, and interleaving practice.

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CHARLOTTE PERA

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Charlotte Pera Charlotte Pera has been named executive director of the sustainability accelerator at the Stanford University Doerr School of Sustainability. She served as vice president and deputy CEO of Bezos Earth Fund. Pera holds undergraduate and master’s degrees in mechanical engineering from Stanford.

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Building an Appreciative Campus with Dr. Jenny Bloom

Civitas Learning

Subscribe: Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Youtube Music | Full Transcript As higher education leaders experience the widespread success of Appreciative Advising, many are seeking new ways to integrate Appreciative Education into their entire campus. The Office of Appreciative Education at Florida Atlantic University (FAU) is spearheading this effort by helping leaders apply the same principles used in Appreciative Inquiry and advising to every level of their institution from the top down.

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Empowering Underprepared Students in Business Education: Strategies from Temple University and Texas Tech

Knack

In a recent roundtable discussion on bridging the gap for underprepared students in business education, Dr. Chuck Allen, Associate Vice Dean of Temple University's Fox School of Business, and Dr. Dino Villegas, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs at Texas Tech University's Rawls College of Business, shared transformative strategies for supporting these students.

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The Career Journey: Who Do You Want to Be?

Ed.gov Homeroom

I love talking to people about their career journeys. While each person’s story is unique, I often find that there’s a pattern in the way they tell them. They usually start with a childhood dream job that first inspired them, followed by their educational history, eventually leading them to their field of study. Many people Continue Reading The post The Career Journey: Who Do You Want to Be?

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Access Your Tutoring Activity Data with CSV Exports

Knack

At Knack, we understand the importance of accessing and analyzing tutoring activity data to enhance academic support services. To facilitate this, partner institutions can now enable the generation and delivery of comprehensive CSV files containing all tutoring activity. This data export feature, accessible via SFTP, allows customers to seamlessly integrate Knack data into any systems they may be using which can automatically load from an SFTP server.

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Balancing Acts: 2024 Wolanin Intern and Mother of Four Recalls Her Journey to Capitol Hill 

COE

Balancing Acts: 2024 Wolanin Intern and Mother of Four Recalls Her Journey to Capitol Hill July 10, 2024 — by Ni”Aisha Banks Thomas R. Wolanin intern, Ni’Aisha Banks on Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C. I applied for the Thomas R. Wolanin Congressional Internship because of my deep interest in policy issues affecting working families and my desire to gain firsthand experience in the legislative process.

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Take-along Trail Mix

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

Serving Size: 1/2 cup | Serves: 16 Ingredients: 2 cups unsweetened cereal (e.g., Cheerios®, Wheat Chex®, Fiber One®,,Cracklin’ Oat Bran®, or All Bran®) 2 cups sweetened cereal (e.g., Honey Nut Cheerios®, Frosted Mini-Wheats®, or Life®) 2 cups small pretzel twists 1 cup dried fruit (raisins, dried cranberries, dried apricots, or dried pineapple) (chopped into small pieces) 1 cup peanuts Directions: Wash hands.

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Report: How New Overtime Regulations Will Impact Higher Education

College Aid Services

The Biden Administration announced in April 2024 that it would raise the minimum salary threshold for white-collar employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to maintain exempt status from overtime pay. These changes will occur in three stages according to the Department of Labor: the first raised the minimum salary to $43,888 on July… More » Report: How New Overtime Regulations Will Impact Higher Education The post Report: How New Overtime Regulations Will Impact Higher Education