Workforce & Career

  • Getting Started with a Side-Hustle: What You Need to Know

    Getting Started with a Side-Hustle: What You Need to Know

    Becoming an entrepreneur is intimidating and rare. There are a few key things to be aware of when taking the leap into starting your own side hustle.

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  • It’s Time to Rethink How We Teach Today’s College Students

    It’s Time to Rethink How We Teach Today’s College Students

    Pairing adaptive learning with career planning is key for instructors to meeting the needs of the students today.

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  • What Department Chairs Can Do to Promote Student Success

    What Department Chairs Can Do to Promote Student Success

    Department Chairs help shape campus culture for both faculty and students. See how to elevate student success at your institution.

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  • Confronting Biases Against Adjunct Faculty

    Confronting Biases Against Adjunct Faculty

    Being able to recognize and confront bias against faculty creates a safer, kinder, campus for all.

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  • Establishing a Mentorship Program to Improve Retention

    Establishing a Mentorship Program to Improve Retention

    When looking to keep students coming back to class, consider empowering and inspiring them through mentorship.

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  • Improve Professional Development With 'Choice, Debate, & Feedback'

    Improve Professional Development With 'Choice, Debate, & Feedback'

    Learn to recognize the ways instructors learn best and that like student, they are unique in learning too.

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  • Teaching Students to Use Email Professionally

    Teaching Students to Use Email Professionally

    Avoid the headaches-- teach students to email professionally early on.

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  • What to Include in the Syllabus: A Guide for New Instructors

    What to Include in the Syllabus: A Guide for New Instructors

    The syllabus is the handbook to your course and the key to students understanding expectations. There are some crucial details every syllabus should have to insure success.

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  • Handling Office Hours for a Large Lecture Course

    Handling Office Hours for a Large Lecture Course

    Large lecture classes provide opportunity to teach differently, so it should be no surprise that office hours should be handled differently too.

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  • Making the Most Out of Office Hours

    Making the Most Out of Office Hours

    How well time is spent during office hours doesn't entirely fall on the students. Instructors need to create an environment that supports students and can meet them halfway when necessary.

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  • Making 300 Feel Like 30: How to Teach Large Sections

    Making 300 Feel Like 30: How to Teach Large Sections

    Unique challenges that come with large lecture sections provide instructors with the opportunity to teach differently.

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  • How to Use Active Lecturing Techniques

    How to Use Active Lecturing Techniques

    We know active learning is crucial to student success. But what do instructors need in order to encourage this type of learning for students?

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  • Assess Thyself or Be Assessed: 5 Golden Rules of Conducting Assessment

    Assess Thyself or Be Assessed: 5 Golden Rules of Conducting Assessment

    Assessments are an inescapable part of teaching. Though we can't control everything, there are key areas of focus that can make assessments easier to prepare for.

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  • Before You Start: 4 Tips for New Adjuncts

    Before You Start: 4 Tips for New Adjuncts

    Key steps to start the academic year on the right foot before students enter the classroom.

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  • 2018 Future Workforce Survey

    2018 Future Workforce Survey

    The fifth annual McGraw-Hill Education Future Workforce Survey, representing over 1000 college students, looks at their confidence, motivation, influences, and ...

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  • The Cost of Not Getting a College Degree

    The Cost of Not Getting a College Degree

    College costs are on the rise but what's the life-time cost of NOT getting a college degree?

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  • Six Steps for Building a Healthy Department

    Six Steps for Building a Healthy Department

    A successful, healthy department means that more work can be done, more students can be reached, and everyone can enjoy coming to work.

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  • Don’t Forget the “Soft Skills”: What Does it Mean to be Career-Ready?

    Don’t Forget the “Soft Skills”: What Does it Mean to be Career-Ready?

    What does it mean to be career ready? And how can professors help students grow these soft skills? Professor Angelo Kinicki lists 6 key ways students can develop their soft skills.

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  • 12 Key Characteristics of an Excellent Team

    12 Key Characteristics of an Excellent Team

    What makes a team excellent? Check out these 12 key characteristics.

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  • Do You ‘Really’ Want to Be a Dean?

    Do You ‘Really’ Want to Be a Dean?

    Just as important as knowing if you want to move onto the next step in your career, is knowing that you don't.

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