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Should I Disclose Learning Differences on the College Application

Great College Advice

Disclose Learning Differences on College Application…or Not? Nearly every week a student or two will ask me if they should disclose learning differences on the college application. Generally speaking, students don’t want to give a college any reason to generate any preconceived notions about them.

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Career Q&A: UT Knoxville's vice provost for student success

Confessions of a Community College Dean

Image: “Leading through people, priorities and projects—in that order” is how Amber Williams describes her approach to work on LinkedIn.

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Book on Writing Good Learning Outcomes

Dr. Simon Paul Atkinson

Introducing a short guide entitled: “Writing Good Learning Outcomes and Objectives”, aimed at enhancing the learner experience through effective course design.

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Using Mini-Lectures to Create Active Learning Space

The Scholarly Teacher

By Todd Zakrajsek , University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Key Statement : Using mini-lectures to set up and support active learning is the most effective teaching method. Key Words: Lecture, active learning, efficacy Go Ahead and Lecture Go ahead and lecture.

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What is The Future of RAs? – Is The RA Role a Square Peg in a Round Hole?

Roompact

This blog series features different writers responding to the prompt, “What is the future of the RA role?” ” Guest Post by Justin Mason, Professional, Georgetown University Do you remember waiting in the doctor’s office as a kid?

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Organizations Call on Education Department to Disaggregate Admissions Data by Race and Ethnicity

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

A group of organizations is calling for the U.S. Department of Education (ED) to expand its collection of admissions data and disaggregate that data by race and ethnicity to address racial and ethnic gaps in bachelor’s degree attainment. Education Secretary Dr. Miguel Cardona In a Feb.

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Collaborating for Long-Lasting Brand Impact

Campus Sonar

I had the pleasure of presenting a workshop at the 2022 AMA on “Combining Marketing and Communication for Long-Lasting Brand Impact” with all-star higher ed leaders Jenny Petty (University of Montana), Binti Harvey (Scripps College), and Teresa Valerio Parrot (TVP Communications).

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CCS Alumna and GM Global Director of Color, Material & Finish Talks About Role in Cadillac Lyriq Design

College for Creative Study

The post CCS Alumna and GM Global Director of Color, Material & Finish Talks About Role in Cadillac Lyriq Design appeared first on College for Creative Studies. Transportation Design Automotive Design Cadillac Cadillac Lyriq Cars CCS Detroit EV General Motors Jennifer Widrick Transportation

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ChatGPT Wrote This Article and then Totally Stole My Job!

eLiterate

As I outlined recently in my “ e-Literate’s Changing Themes for Changing Times ” post, I am shifting my coverage somewhat. I’ll be developing and calling out tags I use for these themes so that you can go to an archive page on each one. This one will be listed under the “ AI/ML ” “ third-wave EdTech ,” and “ future of work ” tags. I’ve been fascinated by the rapid progression of ChatGPT article fads: Look at this weird thing that writes stuff!

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Report: More Women and Communities of Color in STEM Than in Past Years

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

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Success Story: EduGlobal

Via's

Via Helps Global Company Wake Up from “Administrative Nightmare” Brett Windsor has been involved with Eduglobal since its inception in 2006. The nonprofit health education management company places students in U.S.-based

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What is The Future of RAs? – To Know Thyself…

Roompact

This blog series features different writers responding to the prompt, “What is the future of the RA role?” ” Guest Post by Jason Alt There was a time when “in loco parentis” was a guiding theme in higher education.

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Nominations Open for the Excellence in Accounting Ethics Education Award

Higher Ed Ethics Watch

PURPOSE OF THE AWARD The intent of this award is to recognize new pedagogy for teaching ethics to accounting students. 

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U.S. Inching Closer to Goal of Working Adults Attaining Degree or Credential

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Nearly 54% of working age adults in the U.S. have achieved some kind of postsecondary degree or credential, putting the country even closer to the Lumina Foundation’s goal of 60% attainment by 2025.

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Deprivation data: Introducing a new UK-wide area-based measure

SRHE

by Tej Nathwani Introduction The 2020s will be a pivotal period in determining the UK’s economic future. That’s the primary message of a recent report published by the Resolution Foundation and Centre for Economic Performance at LSE.

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DeSantis debuts a new conservative playbook for ending DEI

Confessions of a Community College Dean

Image: When Florida’s Republican governor, Ron DeSantis, announced plans last week to defund diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives across the state, he was joined on stage by political activist Chris Rufo, who has made a career out of questioning the purpose of DEI programs.

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Save The Date: Roompact’s Tenth Birthday Meet Up at ACUHO-I 2023

Roompact

We’re turning 10! And we want to celebrate with you. Join us for a party at this year’s ACUHO-I Annual Conference. Date: Monday, June 26th, 2023 This occurs just before/during the ACUHO-I conference, after the pre-conferences end. Check out the ACUHO-I ACE schedule here.

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Academic Lens: Happiness and Winter

Proctor Academy

With temperatures plummeting well below zero over the next two days, we find ourselves in the heart of winter; academic classes, research papers, projects, athletic schedules, and musical rehearsals fill our days and minds.

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N.C. A&T Honors 63rd Anniversary of the A&T Four Woolworth’s Department Store Sit-In

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (N.C. A&T) hosted a celebration on Monday, marking the 63rd anniversary of the A&T Four’s Woolworth’s Department Store sit-in. The sit-in by then-freshmen Jibreel Khazan (formerly Ezell Blair Jr.), Joseph McNeil, Franklin McCain Sr.,

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DeSantis ramps up ‘war on woke’ with new attacks on Florida higher education

The Guardian Higher Education

Republican Florida governor unveils plans for overhaul of state university system as he prepares for expected presidential bid Alex Obraud, a 21-year-old anthropology student in his third year at New College in Florida, did not expect to be on the frontlines of America’s culture wars simply by attending university in the state.

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Florida's public universities are under assault (opinion)

Confessions of a Community College Dean

Governor Ron DeSantis said it himself last year, after U.S. News & World Report again ranked Florida the No. 1 state for higher education: “ Florida schools are some of the best in the nation.”

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What is The Future of RAs? – Four Trends for the Future

Roompact

This blog series features different writers responding to the prompt, “What is the future of the RA role?” ” Guest Post by Gustavo Tiffer Resident Assistants are important first line contacts with the residents in our building. They are vital to our work.

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European Art Classroom: Chasing the Sun

Proctor Academy

This week has been one of my favorite weeks and here's why: Monday started with going to Tina’s house. We were instantly met with a warm smile and were welcomed into her lovely home. We got a tour of her vineyards, asked lots of questions, and watched her go through the process of producing wine.

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AAC&U Elects Seven New Directors and Board Officers

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

The American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) has elected seven new directors and new board officers at its 2023 Annual Meeting, including Dr. Mary Ann Villarreal as chair of its Board of Directors.

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Welcome to the Golden Age of Car Headlight Design

College for Creative Study

The post Welcome to the Golden Age of Car Headlight Design appeared first on College for Creative Studies. MFA Transportation Design Transportation Design Audi Chevrolet EV Fast Company lighting design Lincoln Raphael Zammit Zoox

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Utica proposing to cut a dozen programs, faculty ask why

Confessions of a Community College Dean

Image: Utica University’s president on Jan. 18 recommended ending a dozen degree offerings, moves the institution says were informed by a report it won’t release. The private New York college’s public comment period on the changes ends Thursday.

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Restorative Practices in ResLife: Organizational and Group Culture Shift

Roompact

This post is one in a series about integrating Restorative Practices into a model for residential learning. Start with the introduction as a primer and explore posts on other strategies you can utilize with a restorative lens. |

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Malhotra: College enrollment decline threatens state’s economy - Josh Verges, Pioneer Press

Ray Schroeder

The Minnesota State system of colleges and universities has lost around 31 percent of its students in 10 years. The hot job market may be good for the state’s young workers, but the continuing plunge in college enrollment could have lasting consequences for Minnesota’s economy, according to the head of the state’s largest higher education system.

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Dr. Michelle Robinson Named Senior Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs at University of Alabama at Birmingham

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Michelle Robinson has become senior vice provost for faculty affairs at University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) as of Feb.

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Brexit causes collapse in European research funding for Oxbridge

The Guardian Higher Education

Oxford and Cambridge universities, once given more than £130m a year in total by European research programmes, are now getting £1m annually between them One of the UK’s most prestigious universities has seen its funding from a large European research programme plummet from £62m a year to nothing since Brexit, new figures show.

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Frustrated DEI staff are leaving their jobs

Confessions of a Community College Dean

Image: After four years at Princeton University, Avina Ross left her job in September 2021.

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Mountain Classroom: Advice from Students

Proctor Academy

After nearly two weeks in the backcountry with little to no service, Mountain Classroom checks in from Santa Fe, New Mexico where adjunct weekend allowed for a bit of down time and a check-in from Mountain Classroom Director Patty Pond and Academic Dean Derek Nussbaum Wagler.

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Cal State contends with 'unprecedented' enrollment declines - Ashley A. Smith, EdSource

Ray Schroeder

The system is continuing to project that it will be 7% below its state-funded target of 383,680 for resident students during the 2022-23 academic year — that’s more than 25,000 full-time equivalent students. The decreases are due to the effects of the pandemic and long-term declining birth rates.

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Dr. Georj Lewis Steps into Presidency at Clayton State University

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Georj Lewis has been appointed president of Clayton State University. Dr. Georj Lewis Lewis was president of Atlanta Metropolitan State College.

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10 Real and Inspiring Examples of Self-Directed Learning in the Classroom

Experiential Learning Depot

If you’ve been following along with my self-directed learning series, you know how fantastic it can be for both students and teachers. The desire is there to get students out of their seats and engaged in activities and learning experiences that they care about.

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Freshman enrollment is up for the first time since 2019

Confessions of a Community College Dean

Image: After more than two years of declining enrollment numbers, fall 2022 finally brought refreshing news: freshman enrollment, which represented the most significant deficits throughout the pandemic, is up from the previous year, according to the latest data from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center. Nearly 2.34

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CCS alumnus named Higher Education Educator of the Year in West Virginia

College for Creative Study

The post CCS alumnus named Higher Education Educator of the Year in West Virginia appeared first on College for Creative Studies. Alumni Fine Arts Architecture Art & Design Art Practice CCS Detroit Fairmount State Joel Dugan West Virginia