The transition from deployment to college life can pose a significant challenge for student veterans. While service members have many assets—maturity, leadership experience, and sound commitment—they also often carry visible and invisible disabilities, such as post traumatic stress disorder. Learn how to ease the transition and leverage the strengths of veterans in your classroom in this seminar.
Today’s returning veterans are different from veterans of the past and different from the majority of students on your campus. This Magna 20-Minute Mentor 4-pack helps you better serve student veterans who have served their country. You'll learn strategies to support and help student veterans succeed on campus.
If you have had non-traditional students in your classes, you have probably faced a number of challenging situations. Non-traditional students are definitely different. We teach you how to strike the right balance between inflexible and being a pushover.
At many colleges and universities, the number of students with Asperger’s Disorder continues to increase. While these students have the intellectual abilities to be successful, they struggle with “reading” social cues and comprehending unwritten rules and procedures. We offer recommendations for helping these students to succeed.
Adapting to life on campus can be difficult for student veterans. Learn practical tips on how you can support student veterans in their return to civilian life. These techniques include incorporating service-learning and team activities to draw on student veterans’ strengths and reduce their social isolation.
Discover what the research has documented about the extent of academic entitlement. Is it associated with certain personality characteristics? Does it result from approaches taken to parenting? Are the attitudes cultivated in earlier educational experiences? Is there widespread agreement as to what it looks like when college students are acting and sounding entitled?