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Indigenizing Higher Education: Thoughts from an American Indian Student

American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) students are underrepresented in higher education institutions, comprising only 120,000 enrolled undergraduate students in 2018, a decrease of 33% from 2010-2018 (National Center for Education Statistics, 2020). Graduate student enrollment also decreased 21% between 2010-2018, with only 13,600 AI/AN graduate students enrolled in 2018 (National Center for Education Statistics, 2020). Not only are AI/AN students underrepresented, but they have low rates of degree completion (National Center for Education Statistics, 2019).

We’re heading toward an unsustainable workplace if we don’t design or use new modern leadership tools to make it better NOW

Organizations with remote work in their DNA are ahead. Among them, Gitlab and Automattic are new role models to support a remote workforce with exceptional values geared towards employees' success and well-being. Meanwhile, other companies are forcing employees to return to the office more or less subtly.

Learning for Life: Technology in the Mathematics Classroom

Making Technology Second Nature in Your Mathematics Classroom

Technology has become a leading aid in classroom success in the 21st century. In this article, we will look at what dispositions might be holding you back from technological success in your classroom as well as some strategies to implement it effortlessly.

One of the most important aspects of technology in education is its ability to level the field of opportunity for students. – John King, U. S. Secretary of Education (Department of Education, 2017)

Cybersecurity Awareness Month

It’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and NCU’s cybersecurity experts are here with a few tips for safe activities online and on your phone. Special thanks to Frank Appunn, Program Lead - Master of Science Cybersecurity.

Much better passwords that you can remember.

Tough passwords for computers can be easier for people. Example: bicyclenailhousebaby

3 Ways to Boost Human Connection in a Virtual Work or Virtual Learning Environment

It’s relatively easy for companies to leverage virtual tools that help with instant messaging, emailing, and assigning projects. For the most part, that’s what the majority of interactions in virtual settings have become: the nuts and bolts of tasks and project assignments. That’s because this is what ensures profit is being turned and paychecks are being sent out. It came first in a physical work environment, and it continues to come first in a virtual environment as well.

How to Create Accountability in Virtual Teams Without Micromanaging

Abou Kassoum O. is a Marketing & CSR, and Marketing Fundamentals Professor at the International School of Economic & Administrative Sciences (EICEA), University of La Sabana, Colombia. A business and marketing Consultant, Abou is an international speaker, trainer, coach, and author of The Habits of Successful Students. He is also the Global A-Talks & Training Manager at AIESEC Alumni International.

The Doctoral Psychology Program at Northcentral University is a non-clinical program. So what does that actually mean?

The Doctoral Psychology Program at Northcentral University is a non-clinical program. So what does that actually mean?

Multimedia Design Principles Part 1: Keep it Simple

Raise your hand if you have created more training videos, more PowerPoint presentations, or more online course modules in the last year than ever before? As I suspected. OK, you can all put your hands down. So, let me ask you this question. How do you ensure your final product becomes an effective learning resource?

The Value of an Applied Masters in Technology Management

In April, the School of Technology completed a major revision in our Master of Science in Technology Management (MSTM). Building on the success of the previous degree, we looked at areas where we could improve, to ensure students received a quality education—an education that was steeped in best practices.

Tips for Demonstrating EI in the Remote World of Work

People who have worked globally have long understood the dynamics of working in a remote capacity. They have had the opportunity to practice over time and perfect techniques that have made them effective in working this way. We should remember that becoming proficient at something takes dedicated effort, practice, feedback, commitment, and mindfulness. All of us can raise our EI when working remotely if we take an inventory of our skills and then isolate areas for improvement. It isn’t difficult work but rather disciplined work. What will you do today to improve YOUR emotional intelligence?

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