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Know yourself. Teach yourself. Improve yourself. School Sucks is a podcast, call-in show, You Tube channel, & web community promoting real education and rooting out indoctrination. We discuss home-education, self-education, critical thinking, self knowledge, peaceful parenting, personal growth, nonviolent communication & non-aggression Tweets by @SchoolSucksShow !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="//platfo ...
 
Research in Action is a weekly podcast about topics and issues related to research in higher education from experts across a range of disciplines.
 
Enrollment Growth University is a professional development podcast for higher education leaders looking to grow enrollment at their college or university. Each episode features an interview with a leader in higher education, discussing enrollment growth strategies that are working at their institution, through topics such as: enrollment marketing, adult student recruitment, enrollment management, online learning, student retention, data intelligence, online course development, financial aid, ...
 
Solutions for Higher Education dives into hot topics in the world of colleges and universities. Sometimes it tackles controversies in education, sometimes it looks at current events, sometimes it's innovations and fun. Brought to you by Southern Utah University, but geared toward anyone with an interest in the subjects, episodes are hosted by SUU's President Scott L Wyatt and Professor Steve Meredith.
 
HECAOD podcasts feature voices from the field including prevention and recovery professionals, students, researchers, policy makers and parents. Our goal is to provide lively discussions on current topics that motivate innovation, inspire action and advance the field of AOD misuse prevention and collegiate recovery.
 
PeopleAdmin is the leading provider of cloud-based talent management solutions for education and government. Its software enables customers to streamline the hiring process, onboard new employees, efficiently manage positions and employee performance, develop compliant and defensible audit trails, and utilize industry-leading reporting and data-driven predictive analytics.
 
Leading Improvements in Higher Education with Stephen Hundley from IUPUI is an award-winning podcast service of the Assessment Institute in Indianapolis (assessmentinstitute.iupui.edu), the oldest and largest higher education assessment and improvement event in the U.S. The podcast profiles people, initiatives, institutions, and organizations improving conditions in higher education. Join thought leaders for engaging discussions of enduring and emerging topics, themes, and trends affecting c ...
 
Innovative Educators offers Friday 5 Live, where Meg Foster, Online Learning & Design Specialist, with over 20 years of experience in higher education, interviews experts in the field on a variety of timely topics. Each session will be 30 to 60 minutes of engaging content packed with practical information and allowing for interactive Q&A.
 
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Dr. Robert Talbert, Professor at Grand Valley State University and author of the book Flipped Learning: A Guide for Higher Education Faculty, returns to the show to talk about the current distance between MOOC course design and most universities’ online programs — and how to make sure our programs stack up well.…
 
In Humanist Reason: A History, an Argument, a Plan (Columbia UP, 2021), Eric Hayot develops the concept of “humanist reason” to understand the nature and purpose of humanist intellectual work and lays out a serious of principles that undergird this core idea. Rather than appealing to familiar ethical or moral rationales for the importance of the hu…
 
This week on the podcast industrial action has begun across the sector - how should universities mitigate any impact on students? There’s also a new briefing out on digital delivery from Universities UK, and new figures on student transfers. With Emily McIntosh, Director of Learning, Teaching and Student Experience at the University of Middlesex; T…
 
To commemorate the annual THE Awards, Sara Custer and Miranda Prynne interview previous winners to find out how their work has developed since taking home a trophy and any advice they might give to their colleagues working towards similar goals. Interviewees: Tara Moore, professor of personalised medicine at Ulster University and winner of the 2020…
 
In this episode, we spend time with three leaders representing the Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS), which promotes standards in student affairs, student services, and student development programs. Our guests are Dan Bureau, Devon Ford McCartney, and Darby Roberts. Dan is Assistant Vice President for Student Health…
 
This series is being brought to you in celebration of Dr. Denise Swett and her love, commitment and service to higher education. As a seasoned professional and dear friend, Denise touched the lives of thousands of students and administrators. In this episode, Dr. Jory Hadsell, the Associate Vice Chancellor of Educational Technology Services at the …
 
We are delighted to present All for One and One for All: Public Seminar Series on Mental Health in Academia and Society. All for One and One for All talks will shine the light on and discuss mental health issues in academia across all levels – from students to faculty, as well as in wider society. Seminars are held online once per month on Wednesda…
 
Today I talked to Anne F. Harris. Anne wears two hats: she's a medieval art historian and president of Grinnell College. We talked about her new book Medieval Art 250-1450: Matter, Making, and Meaning (Oxford University Press, 2021), which she co-authored with Nancy M. Thompson. We also discussed the significance and relevance of Medieval art today…
 
We speak with Elizabeth Kiss about the design and launch of the very successful SUMMIT initiative that led Agnes Scott College to be recognized as “the most innovative liberal arts college” in the U.S. SUMMIT features four distinctive elements that are a part of every Agnes Scott undergrad’s education: a global immersive experience, leadership, a p…
 
This week on the podcast there’s a new director for fair access and participation at the Office for Students - what will that mean for students and universities? Plus IFS has some fascinating new data out on social mobility, there’s a new report out on what graduates think about student loans and on Hidden History we look at how women came to study…
 
We are delighted to present All for One and One for All: Public Seminar Series on Mental Health in Academia and Society. All for One and One for All talks will shine the light on and discuss mental health issues in academia across all levels – from students to faculty, as well as in wider society. Seminars are held online once per month on Wednesda…
 
Under Bill Carroll’s leadership, Benedictine University, in Lisle Illinois became the fastest growing university in the U.S. from 2000-12. Carroll describes how Benedictine was able to expand from 1400 to over 10,000 students and become one of the most diverse universities in the US by “adding multiple legs to the table”, with each leg being a new …
 
Ray Schroeder, Senior Fellow at both University of Illinois Springfield and UPCEA, returns to the show to remind us of higher ed’s previous toe-dips into the metaverse back in the early 2000s and how institutions might start positioning themselves for the metaverse future that so many tech companies seem bent on bringing us to.…
 
This week on the podcast we consider the future of regulation of universities, and wonder who gets to decide the "student interest". Plus UCU have announced strike dates, Advance HE has published the results of this year's PTES and on Hidden History we look back at student disciplinary procedures from a different age. With Shân Wareing, Deputy Vice…
 
Father Steve Katsouros, founder and CEO of the Come To Believe Network, shares the inspirational story of the founding of Arrupe College at Loyola University Chicago which has been recognized as a national model for increasing the college graduation rates for low-income students of color. Arrupe operates as a two-year, liberal arts college within t…
 
This week on the podcast OfS chief Nicola Dandridge is stepping down - what next for regulation of higher education? There’s also news from COP, some new stats on the student experience, and concern over antisemitism on campus. With Sue Rigby, vice chancellor at Bath Spa University, Jonathan Grant, Director of Different Angles, Mike Ratcliffe, Acad…
 
"How To Be Wrong" is a podcast series hosted by John J. Kaag, Professor and Chair of Philosophy at the University of Massachusetts Lowell and John W. Traphagan, Professor of Religious Studies and in the Program in Human Dimensions of Organizations at the University of Texas at Austin. The series explores mistakes, errors, and the importance of embr…
 
At the New Books Network, we love university presses. So we're happy to tell you about University Press Week, the annual celebration of UPs and their important work. Today I talked to Lisa Bayer, the director of the University of Georgia Press and the president of the Association of University Presses. We discuss a lot of things--open access, busin…
 
President Botstein shares insights from his remarkable career which started as the youngest college president in the U.S. at just 23, when he joined the experimental Franconia College in New Hampshire and has continued through 46 years as the visionary leader of Bard College. He describes in detail 4 major innovations he has launched at Bard: 1) th…
 
This week on the podcast we ask if we’re getting an HE white paper for Christmas, and look at polling on the politics of fees, funding and maintenance. Plus Wales has a new Bill, and there’s new data on PGRs and undergrads - both of which appear to signal an intractable mental health crisis across the sector. What can be done? With Osama Khan, PVC …
 
Joseph Master, Assistant Vice President, Marketing & Digital Strategy at Drexel University, joins the podcast to discuss the pros and cons of a shared services approach to social media management and why social media manager is the most misunderstood role in higher ed marcom.By Eric Olsen: AVP of Marketing at Helix Education
 
In Part II of this interview, TCS Education Founder Michael Horowitz discusses the evolution of the TCS system from its origins in Chicago to a national system that now includes students from all 50 states pursuing a wide range of undergraduate and professional degrees. He provides multiple examples of the benefits of TCS’s model of “radical cooper…
 
There is an epidemic of bad thinking in the world today. An alarming number of people are embracing crazy, even dangerous ideas. They believe that vaccinations cause autism. They reject the scientific consensus on climate change as a “hoax.” And they blame the spread of COVID-19 on the 5G network or a Chinese cabal. Worse, bad thinking drives bad a…
 
Ahead of the United Nations’ Climate Change Conference, we spoke to two university leaders about the sustainability initiatives at their institutions and how universities can be leaders in tackling the climate crisis. Joining us is Katy Fleming, the provost at NYU, and Tercio Ambrizzi, a professor of climatology and superintendent of environmental …
 
Digital games for learning are now commonplace, used in settings that range from K–12 education to advanced medical training. In Making Games for Impact (MIT Press, 2021), Kurt Squire examines the ways that games make an impact on learning, investigating how designers and developers incorporate authentic social impact goals, build a team, and work …
 
This episode feature an interview with Michael Alexander, one of the most innovative small university presidents in the U.S. He discusses a number of the innovations during his 15-year tenure at Lasell University located in the suburbs of Boston, MA: Lasell Village, a very successful retirement community where residents sign up to be full-time stud…
 
Dr. Nicole Barbaro, Research Scientist at WGU Labs, joins the podcast to discuss their recent College Innovation Network EdTech student survey and the surprising takeaways regarding our students’ digital struggles in navigating pandemic-related EdTech.By Eric Olsen: AVP of Marketing at Helix Education
 
This series is being brought to you in celebration of Dr. Denise Swett and her love, commitment and service to higher education. As a seasoned professional and dear friend, Denise touched the lives of thousands of students and administrators. In this episode, San Lu and Gail Rulloda of Napa Valley College shared their approach to leadership in thei…
 
Jean Hopman’s book Surviving Emotional Work for Teachers: Improving Wellbeing and Professional Learning Through Reflexive Practice (Routledge, 2020), is a guide to improving teachers' wellbeing and practice through support of their emotional workload. The book argues that teachers should be given a formal opportunity to debrief on challenging event…
 
This week on the podcast we consider the spate of "student spiking" stories and the student-led campaigns to improve safety in venues. There’s also some new reports on research and development in the run up to the spending review, universities have been making climate commitments in the run up to COP 26 and OfS is consulting on funding for speciali…
 
Welcome to The Academic Life! In this episode you’ll hear about: Dr. Liz Faber’s long road from completed PhD to dream job Why academia said she was a failure The financial reasons she worked two academic jobs at once The importance of speaking out about pay-scale and departmental inequities Putting kindness in the classroom Why you have to define …
 
Dr. Kathleen Ives, Senior Vice President for Engagement at UPCEA, joins the podcast to discuss why faculty perception of online learning hasn’t really improved since the start of the pandemic and the institutional support differences where she’s seeing some exceptions to that rule.By Eric Olsen: AVP of Marketing at Helix Education
 
Book workshops produce great books, but too few scholars have access to the resources needed to organize and execute one, especially scholars at Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Hispanic Serving Institutions, Asian American and Pacific Islander Serving Institutions, and Tribal Colleges and Universities. The 2021 American Political Scie…
 
This week on the podcast we’re tracking the progress of the Skills Bill and keeping an eye on efforts to redefine social mobility. There’s also a new report out on black graduates, OfS has been talking about how it will regulate in the future and we reflect on where you draw the line over free speech. With Smita Jamdar, Partner and Head of Educatio…
 
This episode recognizes and celebrates Alverno College, recipient of the 2021 Trudy W. Banta Lifetime Achievement in Assessment Award. Our guests are Joe Foy, Heather Mernitz, and Kathleen O’Brien. Joe is vice president for Academic Affairs at Alverno College. Heather is Professor of Physical Sciences and Chair of the Council for Student Assessment…
 
Dr. Jeremy Roschelle, Executive Director of Learning Sciences Research at Digital Promise, joined the po dcast to discuss the next generation of artificial intelligence for educational storytelling and what they’re hoping to build with their $20 million grant from the National Science Foundation.By Eric Olsen: AVP of Marketing at Helix Education
 
Listen to this interview of Elena Cotos, Director of the Center for Communication Excellence at the Graduate College (Iowa State University) and also Associate Professor in the English Department (Iowa State University). We talk about the needs of both students and faculty for training in scholarly communication, and we talk about one excellent way…
 
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