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Words of Wisdom for Managing Virtual Teams

The Center for the Advancement of Virtual Organizations (CAVO) in the School of Business welcomed Catherine Mattiske as its first Visiting Virtual Expert in 2021.  A leading expert on virtual teams, Catherine is the founder and CEO of TPC, a thought-leader for corporate learning and development, and inventor of the globally acclaimed learning design system, ID9 Intelligent Design.

Getting the Most from Instructor Feedback and Critique: Tips for Empowering Yourself as an Online Student

Feedback is a key element to learning. Feedback in the virtual environment may be synchronous or asynchronous. Asynchronous feedback may be shared in writing, audio, video, or a combination of these modes. These tips will help you get the most from instructor feedback!

EdTech: Getting Started with Articulate Storyline

Online engagement is making significant impact on all aspects of educational learning, training, and development. Educational Technology (EdTech) poses opportunities and challenges to schools, corporations, organizations, communities, and families. Transformations in EdTech have the potential to enhance the efficacy of our learning and development outcomes. This blog provides four tutorials to help you get started with Articulate Storyline.

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Why Law Students Should Learn About Socrates

Most of us know Socrates as the famous Greek philosopher sentenced to death in ancient Athens who bravely drank a fatal cup of hemlock with a clear conscience. We know that American law schools have adopted what is commonly called “the Socratic Method” of classroom instruction based on his fearless and incessant questioning of assumptions.

How to Succeed In Law School

Once upon a time, when I was a practicing attorney, I was deeply involved in a toxic tort case in which we represented 250 plaintiffs who found out that their houses were built on an alleged toxic dump site. Needless to say, the builder had not disclosed this information to the buyers.

Is Higher Education Worth It?

As you think about going to college or graduate school, you may wonder – is it worth it? School requires time, energy, and money, and it’s not always an easy choice to decide if the investment is right for you.

What the heck is a Cyber Farmer, and how do you sow cyber seeds?

By Max Justice. A Cyber Farmer is a cyber Practioner who promotes the growth of a healthy cyberDNA ecosystem.  #cyberDNA is not a vaccine or wonder drug.  #cyberDNA is an evocative human-centric, human-centered, designed security system crafted...

How to Advance Your Career In Cybersecurity In A Virtual Work Environment

Cyber security has emerged as one of the fastest-growing parts of the overall tech job market. As hackers and cyber criminals continue to attack businesses, companies are determined to hire cyber security professionals to protect their systems. 

2 Strategies for Integrating Transformative SEL in the K-12 Online Classroom

Transformative Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) accepts students as individuals and supports a balance of voices. From this lens, teachers are facilitators who ensure everyone in the learning community is seen, heard, and valued. They guide students to acknowledge and engage with each other (Jagers, Rivas-Drake, & Borowski, 2018).

Managing stress and burnout in the virtual workplace: Creating a culture of wellness

Carissa Smock, PhD, MPH

Burnout and stress tend to increase when employees are not certain if they are contributing enough and therefore tend to work around the clock. In fact, studies show that people who work from home tend to work more than those in the office. There are however ways to manage and reduce stress and burnout in the virtual workplace by actively working to create a culture of wellness.

 

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