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My Tips on Procrastination

Procrastination is the siren’s of academia. We know we need to get writing; our livelihoods depend upon it. But then we walk down the hall to look for snacks or coffee. 355 more words

#RyanStartedTheFire

Recently I’ve been re-watching one of my favorite television shows of all time- The Office. My friends in Scranton, PA have seen me through so much transition, from my high school years through today. 1,060 more words

An Ending and A Beginning

I realize this is an awkward time to begin a new blog about teaching higher education because in May, the school year will be over; however, I think the end is the best time for a beginning. 208 more words

Community College

Online Learning Plagiarism Horror Stories

It’s a common complaint about online education that students plagiarize, but my horror stories aren’t about students. My horror stories are about developing online courses. (Some details changed to protect the not entirely innocent.) 703 more words

Higher Ed

8 Tips to Help You Survive and Thrive at a Conference

I’ve been to four NACADA/advising conferences since 2012, and I didn’t know a single soul at any of them. The thing that makes that especially notable: I’m a fierce introvert. 699 more words

Advice

Bad Apples or the Barrel?

Will All Pay for a Few

A Treetop Resort scene greeted employees in late January. Doors hung off their hinges, holes in walls, urine on the floor, broken furniture, damage of 45 rooms, and debris of ceiling covered the hallway. 568 more words

Educators invited to 6th annual financial education conference

The Maine DOE is encouraging educators to attend the Fostering Financial Education in Maine Schools conference on May 1 at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor. 137 more words

Dispatches