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Summer Webinar Series

Don’t miss our summer webinar series! In June and July we will be discussing how to redefine the proctoring process and use student data to improve practices.  Both webinars are free, but space is limited, so sign up today! Redefining the Proctoring Process Wednesday, June 25th, 1:00 cst/2:00 est REGISTER – https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/878783246 SmarterProctoring and B […]

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Share With Colleagues What Works for Student Success

E-Source for College Transitions Sharing Opportunity What contributes to student success on your campus?  Has it been assessed/ what are the results?  Can other campuses use it?  If you have successful strategies and practices, please consider submitting an article to E-Source for College Transitions, a bi-annual, electronic newsletter published by the National Resource Center for […]

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Webinar with NUTN – Measuring What Matters

Join us for the first webinar of the year on Wed., Feb. 19th at 1:00 pm CST, sponsored by NUTN – Measuring What Matters –The Role of Non-Cognitive Factors in Student Success. It is FREE and we’d love for you to join us! Register today! Are you measuring what matters about your students?  What if faculty […]

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Student Recruiting Goes Big Brother

Who remembers reading “Brave New World“? Anyone, Bueller?  Ok, so I guess I am showing my age.  Sobeit. Yes I had to read it in high school.  One of the few books I actually cracked without cheating on Cliff Notes. I remember feeling somewhat disturbed and creeped out, for lack of a better non-word.  Fast […]

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Rethink Thinking

The final non-cognitive skill we will learn this week is how to improve your thinking skills. Trevor Maber pulls together a comprehensive look at the best of TED-Ed.

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How to Develop Empathy

Today’s non-cognitive skill is empathy.  Listen to Mary Gordon and her “yellow brick road to empathy”.  In short, empathy is putting yourself in someone else’s shoes.  What level of empathy do you have?  

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Improve Your Memory

Today’s non-cognitive skill is how to improve your memory.  Learn how Joshua Foer “accidentally” became  the U.S. Memory Champion.  In 2005, science writer Joshua Foer went to cover the U.S. Memory Championship. A year later he was back — as contestant. A year of mental training with Europe’s top memorizer turned into a book, Moonwalking […]

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