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Diversity Advocates Condemn Elimination of DEI Staff and Programs at University of Florida

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

The National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education (NADOHE) condemned the University of Florida's elimination of its diversity, equity, and inclusion staff. The elimination of jobs and programs "is evidence of the real effect legislative attacks are having on years of efforts to advance diversity and inclusion in higher education," said Paulette Granberry Russell, President & CEO of NADOHE.

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key words – contribution

Patter by Pat Thomson

The dictionary definitions of contribution are: A gift or payment The part played by a person or thing in bringing about a result or helping something to advance and A piece of writing submitted for publication in a journal or book When scholars talk about contribution it might be 3. A contribution might be a piece we have submitted to an edited collection, a text book, an anthology of cases or an encyclopaedia.

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How to be a More Effective Listener

Steve Keating

Many people who claim to want to be better communicators focus almost entirely on speaking more clearly. But effective speaking and effective communicating are two very different things. You cannot communicate effectively if you can’t listen effectively. Truly great communicators know that’s a fact. The benefits of being a more effective listener cannot be overstated.

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Unlock a world of education with affordable study abroad programs

IEFA

Dreaming of studying abroad but worried about the financial burden? Fear not! With the right strategies and resources, you can unlock a world of affordable study abroad education without emptying your bank account. This blog post will guide you through budget-friendly study abroad opportunities, financial aid options, practical cost-saving tips, work-study and internship opportunities and more.

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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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Report: Most Selective Private Higher Ed Institutions Enroll Insufficient Numbers of Latino Undergrads

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Most selective private colleges and universities in the U.S. still have disproportionately low enrollment numbers for Latino first-time, full-time undergraduate students, according to a recent report from The Education Trust. Sandra Perez The sequel to a 2020 report on Black and Latino enrollment at selective U.S. public institutions, the report turns its attention to the nation’s private schools, namely the 122 most selective private four-year colleges and universities in the nation.

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