Browse our Products
Here’s your chance to hear one of the country’s leading authorities on student conduct and academic integrity … on your “home turf.” We examine trends, issues and best practices in student conduct.
Student leaders are not immune to stress or mental difficulties. Though they’re usually better equipped to handle the rigors of college life, they sometimes pile on more responsibilities and don’t allow themselves desperately needed downtime. Often advisers don’t see anything wrong until it’s too late. Hear from three leading education experts with ground-level experience in student affairs, psychology and organizational development, who give you all the tools necessary to keep student leaders on the right track.
Are budget limitations a concern of yours when it comes to planning and scheduling student leadership retreats? If so, you are possibly overlooking an option that can provide meaningful student leadership retreat experiences while allowing you to stay within your budget. We give you helpful tips, resources, and success stories for creating and facilitating a quality student leadership retreat that's both successful and budget friendly.
Study-abroad programs have to plan for every eventuality, to avoid problems where possible, and to minimize their impact when they do occur. That task can be greatly aided by paying attention to the best practices adopted on the home campus. We show you how to promote a healthy, safe and trouble-free experience for students.
The 75-minute audio seminar details the tools and strategies for providing exceptional service to online and distance students. The Florida State College District Welcome Center covers everything from the initial contact, admissions, and financial aid to advising, enrollment and registration, and all other necessary assistance via a single employee in a single interaction with minimal transfer to other parties. By embracing and employing innovative technologies, the Welcome Center effectively supports the unique needs of its diverse learners and enables them to meet their educational goals.
Many colleges and universities devote hours, weeks, and months to the participative planning process involved in drafting a strategic plan. The process tends to fall apart at the most important stage: the implementation phase. Strategic planning is only as good as its implementation. We share key findings on how to move a strategic plan from the drawing board to reality, based on important research.
Assessment results can guide goal setting and inform planning and budgeting decisions. They can lead to improved student learning and institutional effectiveness. They can tell a compelling story about your successes and continuous improvement efforts. But these things can happen only if results are shared with those who can help make a difference. We'll help you put your assessment results to work.
The growing availability of portable multimedia devices and the proliferation of Course Management Systems make the time right for college instructors to begin to integrate audio and video teaching and learning modules to create more engaging–and more effective–courses. Learn how technology can free up class time for higher order learning activities.
We give you best practices and examples from higher education websites (both traditional and mobile) for effective student recruitment and retention – to degree completion and continuing education programs. The goal is to leave you better prepared to make the necessary changes in your online marketing that will ensure you meet your enrollment goals.
Customized course content can actually reduce faculty workload, while creating a rich experience and better outcomes for students. A nationally known author and consultant presents a model for personalizing online coursework without overtaxing faculty. We provide a road map to online course development that meets the needs of students and faculty and also addresses the increasing demand for accountability and improved learning outcomes.
Online courses are increasingly designed by a team of educators, with the express purpose of creating standardized course content for use over several different units. Instructors who have little or no role in the development process are commonly asked to teach such courses. Overcoming the challenges and capitalizing on the opportunities of standardized course content is critical for every member of the online course team. We bring you field-tested strategies from a leading expert in online courses and distance education.
No matter what you teach, or whether you teach at a public or private college or university, you’re bound to run into cheating sooner or later. Cheating runs rampant throughout our society, from captains of industry to college students, but that doesn’t make it any easier for academics and educators to deal with it. Tricia Bertram Gallant, Ph.D., looks at the common myths and misunderstandings about student cheating that limit your ability to respond effectively to the problem, and teaches you a way forward based on teaching.
Online instruction will continue to grow rapidly on college campuses nationwide. This seminar offers thought-provoking insights on the best ways to structure online courses to promote deeper levels of student understanding. We offer thought-provoking insights on the best ways to structure online courses to promote deeper levels of student understanding.
There are more unprepared students arriving on college campuses than ever before. The number of college students with defined learning disabilities has tripled on campus, while many other students simply have inadequate reading, writing, and study skills. Get practical strategies for improving at-risk students’ skills and increasing student success rates.
We all want to help students learn. Decades of classic publications provide the foundation. Yet educators also seek practical applications–the nuts and bolts of working with an educational strategy in the classroom. This seminar blends the theoretical with the practical, and explores it all in light of growing interest in active learning. Receive over 50 web sources and examples from multiple disciplines and provides a large collection of searchable and linkable ideas you can start using in your next class.
Blended Course Design combines online learning and face to face instruction for a synergistic combination that can help you reduce costs while improving the quality of learning. Learn how to incorporate it in your college courses by in this seminar.
Making things right is important. On a college campus, there’s no better place to start than the Student Affairs department. As the focus of some of our most important discussions regarding social justice, SA is where we need to begin to paint a true picture of the concept. We'll help bring clarity to social justice discussions on your campus and help you assess your own institution in terms of cultural competence and community-building.
Alcohol abuse, problem drinking among young people, and drunk driving are part of a national crisis that cuts across demographic lines. However, colleges and universities are often a flashpoint for these issues, and alcohol presents a nearly universal challenge for the higher education community. The goal is to move beyond unsupported claims, emotional accusations, and misleading science. Learn more from this informed discussion and vital debate on the Amethyst Initiative.
The recent ruling on the Georgia State University copyright infringement lawsuit provides the most specific guidance to date from any court on questions of educational fair use—especially for distance education programs. As such it is an invaluable guide for administrators and policy makers. This online seminar provides the key lessons you need to know and what policy changes your institution has to implement.
Take a look at the technology trends that are shaping education today and that will define it tomorrow in this forward-looking presentation. We will help you understand, anticipate and take part in the seismic shift now underway in online education. If you have read about Thomas Friedman’s flat world and want to know how it applies to education, you will want to purchase this seminar on CD and hear about the open world.