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?
This program offers academic leaders a flexible structure for building or strengthening their graduate teaching assistant programs from recruitment to performance feedback.
Using case-study examples, you’ll learn strategies for taking complaints, interviewing witnesses, performing investigations, and writing reports. Find out how to ask the right questions and gather the information you’ll need to come to the most appropriate resolution for everyone involved.
This presentation will examine the terminology and its impact on the institution, describe the challenges and benefits of its implementation, illustrate the resources/skill-sets needed, and offer real-world examples of analyses that help to predict future student demand by identifying the data elements necessary for success.
Teachers and students measure “hard” courses by different yardsticks. Program leaders need to be aware of these different perspectives in order to apply strategies that identify and address gaps to foster student success, increase program retention and promote faculty development.
Gain a variety of strategies to create discussion board activities that your students find interesting and also strategies to effectively facilitate discussions and manage the workload related to reading and grading posts.
Identify the teaching methods that work best for modern learners, including several strategies to better engage and motivate your Millennial students. You'll learn the five new R’s: Research, rationale, relaxed, rapport, and research-based methods. Delve in-depth into each “R” and why each one is critical to helping your modern students succeed.
Learn why there is an increased danger of attrition in online courses and how to address this in four key areas: course design, instructor presence, personal attention, and connectedness to the institution.
Explore a variety of flipped and active learning strategies they can use in class to allow students to apply, analyze, and evaluate course content.
Gain important insights into the ways you can create a classroom environment and a pedagogical approach that are responsive to the needs of all students and that contribute to an environment of mutual esteem and respect.
Learn strategies to help you achieve performance targets while also restoring student engagement through a variety of practical, actionable teaching techniques.
This seminar is an opportunity for administrators to receive practical advice on the ADA from an attorney with expertise in higher education compliance. Gain a clear and engaging overview of how to compassionately manage mental health issues without running afoul of the ADA.
Discover a fresh look at how you can help students sharpen their writing and function at a higher level of competence in an online community of learners.