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How to Keep Your Team Engaged

Steve Keating

I’ve asked many a business owner or CEO who their most “expensive” employee is. They typically say it is themselves or whoever the highest paid employee is. But that is often not true. An organization’s most expensive employee is their least engaged employee. Their least engaged employee may not be just disengaged, they may be actively disengaged. That means they are acting in a way that’s likely to cause other employees to disengage too.

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Dr. Melvin C. Terrell Educational Foundation Selects Recipients for 2023 Scholarship

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Doctoral candidates Dion T. Harry and Joshua D. Wallace have been chosen to receive the Dr. Melvin C. Terrell (MCT) Educational Foundation’s 2023 MCT Scholarship. The annual scholarship is meant for matriculating students in master’s or doctoral programs in student affairs or higher ed administration-related fields. Dion Harry Harry is a North Carolina State University doctoral candidate studying higher education opportunity, equity, and justice.

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Our mental health 'ins and outs'

Student Minds

The Editorial Team are here to kickstart 2024 with their mental health 'ins and outs'. - Student Minds Blog Editorial Team ⭐ Our 'ins and outs' for 2024 ⭐ ? Taylor: My favourite quote of all time is from Kris Jenner who says, "If somebody says 'no', you're asking the wrong person". 2024 is going to be the year of finding out who I am and ticking so many things off the bucket list.

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There are no writing “rules”

Patter by Pat Thomson

Look. I don’t really want to start the new year off with a rant. But I just can’t sit on this any longer. I’m climbing onto my soap box now, taking up my megaphone and shouting. THERE ARE NO RULES FOR ACADEMIC WRITING. THERE ARE CONVENTIONS. THERE ARE EXPECTATIONS. AND YES. THERE ARE THINGS WE NEED TO ADDRESS IF OUR RESEARCH IS TO BE TAKEN SERIOUSLY.

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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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5 Myths About the New SAVE Plan, Demystified

Student Loan Planner

The Saving on a Valuable Education (SAVE) plan is arguably the most exciting repayment plan available to federal student loan borrowers. Launched in 2023 and effectively replacing the Revised Pay As You Earn (PAYE) plan, the new SAVE plan offers considerable benefits. From an interest benefit to a change in the poverty line calculation for… The post 5 Myths About the New SAVE Plan, Demystified appeared first on Student Loan Planner.

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Navigating the winter blues as a PhD student

Student Minds

Chrissie shares her experience of managing the winter blues and tips for getting through this alongside doing a PhD. - Chrissie Life as a PhD student can bring its own unique benefits and challenges. We get to pursue our own intellectual curiosities and benefit from flexible working hours. But doing a PhD also means working alone, juggling lots of responsibilities, and managing the stresses of a demanding degree.

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How to Be More Realistic

Steve Keating

I wish I had a dollar for every person, who, when confronted with their negativity, claimed they weren’t being negative, they were just being realistic. Actually I wouldn’t mind having a buck or two for every time I said that too. The truth is when we’re constantly pointing out the negative in most every situation we’re probably being negative. That’s unhelpful to everyone involved in the situation, especially ourselves.

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Ongoing and Updated 2024-25 FAFSA Issues

College Aid Services

The Department of Education continues to work on the 2024-25 FAFSA bugs and issues. According to the Issues Alerts page, there are currently 10 open issues and 2 that have been resolved as January 18th: Open Issues Students who incorrectly select “eligible noncitizen” on the FAFSA are prevented from submitting the form after making the… More » Ongoing and Updated 2024-25 FAFSA Issues The post Ongoing and Updated 2024-25 FAFSA Issues first appeared on College Aid Services.

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Descendants of Enslaved Offered Need-Based Scholarships through Partnership

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Monique Trusclair Maddox Descendants Truth & Reconciliation Foundation The Descendants Truth & Reconciliation Foundation announced applications are open for an advancement of education scholarship program in partnership with Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF). The scholarships will provide Descendants of Jesuit slaveholding in the United States with need-based scholarships of up to $10,000 for attendance at a historically Black college or university (HBCU) as well as other post-second

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A Note to Seniors About Your Parents

Counselors' Corner

by Patrick O'Connor, Ph.D. Dear Students: You may remember I encouraged you in 11 th grade to start meeting with your parents once a week for 20 minutes to discuss life after high school. This is the best way to keep your parents in the loop, while still staying in charge of your own future. Since then, of course, your plans have nicely taken shape, and the folks feel pretty informed.

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Happy Days

Counseling Today

Counselors are using happiness interventions to help clients redefine happiness and live a more fulfilling life. The post Happy Days appeared first on Counseling Today.

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Heightened Cash Management and Reimbursement: What, How, and Why

HEAG

Heightened Cash Management (HCM 1 and 2) and Reimbursement are alternative methods of receiving funds and making disbursements required by the Department of Education (ED). Here’s how they work… Applicable to HCM1 and HCM2 : Schools operating under these payment … Read more ».

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Panel Promotes Teaching

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Educators and doctoral students offered advice and shared career experiences Tuesday in an effort to guide aspiring graduate students seeking to become teachers and to promote resources that students could access along the way. Marcus Penny In a Jan. 16 online panel sponsored by the Rutgers Graduate School of Education, leaders and alumni from the Institute for Recruitment of Teachers (IRT), an organization that works to support students through grad school and increase educator diversity, hi

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Career FAIL

techKNOWtools

Today I’m giving you permission to F.A.I.L. in your career. This permission slip gives you full rights to try out, test, experiment, play, and get curious about what is possible in your career, and to be willing not get it “right” the first time. F.A.I.L. = First Attempt In Learning Although I’ve heard this acronym before, it was a helpful reminder from a Peloton instructor, Becs Gentry, during a recent run.

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Fusing Technical IT and Human Investigations Skills

Symplicity

Fusing Technical IT and Human Investigations Skills In light of “The Great Post Office Scandal” in the UK, and other well-publicised investigation catastrophes, the recent innovative strategic partnership between the subject matter expertise of the team at Intersol Global (IG) with Symplicity Advocate case management solution could not be more timely and topical.

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Tax Planning for Physicians: What Are the Benefits of Using S-Corp Tax Strategies?

Student Loan Planner

*The information presented in this article should not be viewed as legal advice. Tax season can be more complex for self-employed physicians, such as locum tenens and practice owners. Your physician income already puts you in a higher tax bracket, but having to pay additional self-employment taxes can really cut into your earnings. It’s understandable… The post Tax Planning for Physicians: What Are the Benefits of Using S-Corp Tax Strategies?

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Emerging Scholars Express Hope, Validation, and Drive During Webinar

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Diverse: Issues In Higher Education's 2024 Emerging Scholars shared sentiments of drive, hope, community, and validation during a webinar Thursday. To accompany the release of its 2024 Emerging Scholars magazine edition, Diverse hosted its first-ever panel for the 15 outstanding scholars it recognized this year. The panel was moderated by Dr. Jamal Watson.

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Careers: Music Industry

Community College Review

If you have a head for music and business, consider a career in the management and marketing of the music industry. Learn about how you can jumpstart a career in the music business at community colleges.

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Ten Years of Innovating Together

The University Innovation Alliance

Ten Years of Innovating Together Reflecting on the Journey and Looking Ahead bridget Thu, 01/18/2024 - 06:00 Higher Ed Leadership Student Success Weekly Wisdom In a world where technological advancements and pop culture often dominate the conversation, this year marks a significant milestone in the world of higher education—the tenth anniversary of the University Innovation Alliance (UIA).

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Financial Planning for Dentists: How To Overcome Common Hurdles

Student Loan Planner

Dentists often get a late start on financial milestones due to the time commitment and ridiculously high cost of dental school. Because of this and other contributing factors, the average dentist isn’t able to retire until age 68 — putting them several years behind the average American. But with intentional financial planning, dentists can create… The post Financial Planning for Dentists: How To Overcome Common Hurdles appeared first on Student Loan Planner.

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Making Math More Equitable

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

In November, Dr. Luis Antonio Leyva, associate professor of Mathematics Education and STEM Higher Education at Vanderbilt University Peabody College of Education & Human Development, posted a tweet that reflected not only his area of research and teaching, but also his commitment to making STEM more inclusive for students from historically marginalized backgrounds.

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Careers: Manufacturing

Community College Review

With the renewed emphasis on creating more manufacturing in the U.S.A., community colleges offer programs to get more trained workers into the industry as quickly as possible.

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Over 3.2 Million Borrowers Impacted by Servicing Errors During First Month of Repayment

NCLC Student Loan Borrower Assistance

And What Borrowers Can Do When Their Servicer Fails Them Federal student loan borrowers are entering their fourth month of repayment since the end of the payment pause in September 2023. For many, the return to repayment has created uncertainty and anxiety about managing an additional monthly payment and understanding loan repayment options, and about 40% of borrowers missed payments the first month.

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How to Use Physician Mortgage Loans When You’ve Got a Lot of Student Debt

Student Loan Planner

Buying a house is one of the biggest decisions you’ll make. As a physician, dentist, veterinarian or other professional with graduate training, you’ll have a much easier time qualifying for a variety of doctor loan options than your less-educated peers. Physician mortgage loans — also called doctor mortgage loans — started with a focus on… The post How to Use Physician Mortgage Loans When You’ve Got a Lot of Student Debt appeared first on Student Loan Planner.

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Fielding Graduate University Mourns Educational Leader

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

The Fielding Graduate University community is mourning the death of Dr. Orlando L. Taylor, the Distinguished Senior Advisor to the President. The university noted contributions to be made in memory Taylor’s memory may be made to the Marie Fielder Center for Democracy, Leadership, and Education at Fielding. Dr. Orlando L. Taylor delivers an inspiring speech to a full house Jan. 10, 2020, in Santa Barbara, California.

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Lucrative Career Switches: Paralegal, Dental Assistant, and More

Community College Review

Make a lucrative career switch in two years or less by earning a degree or certificate as a paralegal, health information management, dental assistant, and pharmacy technician at your community college.

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How to Create a Family Media Plan

Thrive Alliance Group

We’re all concerned about the amount of time young people spend on their phones. But what can we do? Establish a family media plan that limits access and encourages responsible use of digital media. Unfettered access to social media and other online platforms impacts mental health, social skills, and exposes our kids to inappropriate and even dangerous content.

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Retirement Planning for Doctors: Unlocking the Golden Egg of Early Retirement

Student Loan Planner

A strategic approach to saving and investing can mean the difference between working well into your 60s and 70s versus living life on your own terms. Whether you want to hang up your white coat early or just want to comfortably cut back hours, doctors have more retirement planning options than you might think. How… The post Retirement Planning for Doctors: Unlocking the Golden Egg of Early Retirement appeared first on Student Loan Planner.

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Examining Educational Equity in Leadership

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Title: Assistant Professor of Higher Education Leadership and Policy Studies, School of Education, Howard University Tenured: No Age: 38 Education: B.A., international business, Taylor University; M.A., student affairs administration/higher education, Ball State University, Teachers College; Certificate, College and University Teaching, Ball State University, Teachers College; Ph.D., educational leadership and policy, University of Texas at Austin, College of Education Career mentors: Dr.

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Careers: Brewing and Wine Making

Community College Review

In addition to the new beer crafting program at a North Carolina Community College, we take a look at other schools around the country that teach the fine arts of beer and wine making.

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Winter Break and FAFSA Forms: A First-Gen’s Guide

I'm First!

When it comes to the FAFSA, it is something that can either bring dread, exasperation, or great joy. It’s a time when you apply for aid towards your college education, but it’s also a time that can bring much stress or discomfort if you are unfamiliar with the material.

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Demystifying the Consumer Privacy Patchwork

Student Privacy Compass

What should edtech companies know about consumer privacy laws?

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Workgroup Offers 13 Recommendations to Advance CSU Student Success

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Student success experts have prescribed potential solutions to declining Black student enrollment and retention numbers in California’s public universities in a recent report published by The California State University (CSU) Office of the Chancellor. Class of 2022 data revealed that only 48% of Black, first-year students who enrolled in the CSU in fall 2016 earned their degree in six years, according to the Black Student Success Workgroup Report.