Intercollegiate athletics can contribute to student learning, bring your campus community together, and promote your institutional values. The key to articulating those benefits is in fostering collaboration between student affairs and athletic departments, and this presentation shows you how.
When it comes to diversity, even the most well-intentioned people can make the biggest mistakes. In this seminar, highly-acclaimed diversity trainer and author Maura Cullen, Ph.D., introduces you to the 10 core concepts that will ultimately increase diversity skills and competency.
Student training is a must-do, but the goal is not to march students through a program so you can check a box on a form. The goal is to enhance students' understanding of sexual violence. With that improved awareness, students can contribute to creating a campus environment where everyone feels safe and free to focus their energies on learning. The right kind of training programs can help.
While these laws both work to improve campus safety, there are some critical differences between them. The Intersection of Title IX and Clery: Implementing the VAWA Amendments will compare and contrast Title IX and the Clery Act, and then explain how to implement the VAWA amendments.
This seminar employs several exercises and demonstrations so that you can see how motivational interviewing works.
This presentation focuses on how building relationships and clarifying leadership roles can limit the development of disagreements and set the stage for successful resolution when conflicts do arise. Learn how to take a proactive approach to behavior that is less than collegial
Learn practical techniques you can implement immediately to help student veterans succeed. Techniques include understanding the differences between military and academic decision making as well as how to teach student veterans how to reflect and write for an academic environment.
One disrespectful or demeaning faculty member can undermine the collegiality of an entire department. It takes a consensus-building department chair to identify problems and remedy them. Learn what action steps you can take to restore a healthy working environment in this online seminar.
To successfully effect meaningful change, you need a group that shares your belief that something needs to happen. Learn how to build a case for change and then how to use that case to assemble a team to lead the change effort.
Academic freedom might give college and university professors license to say (or write) most anything they please, but there are limits. And crossing over those boundaries can invite serious repercussions. This seminar will familiarize you with the state of the law and legal definitions of academic freedom and free speech, as well as steps you can take to protect yourself or your faculty and staff.
Social media, while rich in pedagogical opportunity, are also fraught with risks that no institution, faculty member or administrator can afford to ignore. How can you take advantage of these enlivening, empowering social channels … while avoiding the liability that comes from their misuse?
Delve into how to think strategically about introducing a new technology to your campus and explore proven techniques for dealing with the “technophobes” and change-averse employees in your campus community.