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Mentoring Undergraduate Researchers as a Graduate Student

As a high impact educational practice, undergraduate research provides students an opportunity to expand their knowledge beyond classroom learning.  Through its Quality Enhancement and Strategic Plans Texas A&M University has committed to expanding opportunities for undergraduate research as a means to promote deep, integrative learning.  837 more words

Undergraduate Research

Alicia, Student Blogger: Choosing my Program

While I am majoring in Special Education, I am minoring in Spanish at Eastern Illinois University.  This minor requires the preceding 2000-level classes, plus 12 credit hours of upper-division (3000-4000) classes.   675 more words

Study Abroad

Supporting Learners with Technology: Perceptions and Practices of Technology in Advising

It is a critical time to assess how campus stakeholders are employing digital resources to scaffold learners beyond the course curriculum and learning environments. A growing number of colleges and universities want to advance how they offer student support using technology outside the “classroom.” This campus change is impacting more student success and  703 more words


Supporting Students with Technology: Academic Advising in Higher Education

With the desire to support our learners, a number of colleges and universities are implementing technological methods and approaches for academic advising. Whether it is campus change or technological necessity, we need a way to… 806 more words

Distance Education

EM Stud Podcast - Match Analysis

Breakdown of the recent Match with Dr. Mike Van Meter, Clerkship Director at the University of Texas at Houston. (Tables and figures referred to in the podcast below) 17 more words


Surround yourself with a support network

Times of transition remind me of the importance of keeping in touch and reaching out to different groups of people. I am fortunate to have a diverse support network of individuals that are willing to be part of my journey. 321 more words

Colleges Higher Education

Myths and Realities about Culture and Families: Examples of Latin families

Thanks to Elaine King and Mariana Martinez for following up on last year’s conference theme of “Myths and Realities” with Myths and Realities about Culture and Families: Examples of Latin families. 1,219 more words