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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 sew cyber seeds?

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.

 

Should I Go Back to School?

Going back to school is a great way to reach your goals and dream career. But deciding what kind of educational path to take can be a difficult decision. One of the biggest questions to ask is, “Will my education benefit me?” No one wants to spend...

Maintaining your Health and Wellness While Working/Schooling from Home

The perfect storm occurred in March 2020 and became the pivotal time in our history where businesses and schools closed due to the rapid spread of the coronavirus, COVID 19. Employees and students unaccustomed to working or studying remotely found themselves sitting around the dining table or kitchen island, or worse, balancing their laptop...

Supportive Feedback for Non-Native Speakers of English

Online graduate education presents a myriad of challenges for the student. For the non-native English speaker, these challenges may be exacerbated by language barriers. While English language learning students need to demonstrate a level of English proficiency as part of their application for admission, basic proficiency does not always mean that they have a comprehensive set of language tools to be successful (Albashtawi, 2019).

Why I Got My MBA at NCU

Tell us more about your decision to obtain your MBA and why you chose NCU.

In short, I have a thirst for learning. 

I was married very young and had two children by the time I was 19. In those early years I worked in the composing room at the local paper, as an office manager and as a protocol director at a chemical research farm. 

Internship options in the Child and Adolescent Developmental Psychology program at NCU

By Dr. Pam MacDonald, Program Lead

In most of the psychology master’s degree programs at Northcentral University (NCU) students are able to choose between completing a capstone course or a non-clinical internship. Many students may wish to complete an internship instead of a capstone, but are not sure what would be appropriate and what types of places to contact to ask about internship opportunities.

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