Tag Archives: Engagement

On Getting #AcAdv Right

So, my boss shared this article with me the other day, and, before I’d gotten too far into the article, I had added about 18 more things to my already-too-long “to do” list (the name of this file on my … Continue reading

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A Post About A Post, On Steve Jobs On Educaiton

How’s that for a preposition-rich title? Please follow the link below to a new post on the NACADA Commission on Undeclared &Exploratory Student advising Blog page. http://nacadacues.blogspot.com/2011/11/jobs-on-education.html    

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Coolest. Job. Ever.

So, initially, I shared the quirky reason my student gave for her scheduled advising appointment to spread the light-hearted wealth offered to me by my advisees. Then my Colleague Megan chimed in and shared how it inspired her to create … Continue reading

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Confessions of an erstwhile philanthropist and frustrated educator

News: ‘Lessons From A Street-Wise Professor’ – Inside Higher Ed. Several things in this short interview struck me as tremendously important. I thought not only of the students I advise and teach, but of the musicians and erstwhile fellow arts … Continue reading

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Where Are We Now?

Read this, please. http://thesabloggers.org/2009/07/is-whuffie-a-good-thing/ I wonder where we are with this now? I know I’ve been asking “why not” since I started using facebook in my daily advising praxis back in 2005. But I suspect more of the SA collaborative … Continue reading

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Open Letter to my Disgruntled Students

In response to the grumbling I hear every semester about Core and General Education requirements, I’m going to share a story about my undergraduate studies. It was my last semester of Western Classical Music theory and I was given an … Continue reading

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Throw the baby out?

News: Searching For Better Research Habits – Inside Higher Ed. So, I encourage you to read the above-linked IHE article, but I’ll give you a brief idea of its point. Students tend to misuse search engines (Google and JSTOR alike) … Continue reading

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