Fighting for Others, Fighting Together
My colleagues probably thought I was out of my mind, but five years ago, I stood up for an under-prepared and under-performing student during dismissal review with the expectation that she would raise her GPA during a summer enrollment. Both eyebrows and questions were raised as my director and fellow advisors pointed=out that the few grades she earned higher than ...
ICYMI: eLearning is growing — and why you should care
eLearning is not just for education anymore - the term was first coined at a CBT seminar in 1999, and has since been used in areas of professional development, personal development, and - yes - education.
EdTech Magazine recently published a great infographic with stats you may not know about eLearning. Here is a snippet (but ...
UC Berkeley Geography Program Starts School Trend With Real-Time Student Support
Cranium Cafe today announced that UC Berkeley's Geography Program has launched Cranium Cafe to better connect with students. The Cranium Cafe platform enriches learning by offering students a way to meet virtually with advisors, instructors, and tech support.
Marjorie Ensor, Academic Advisor and recent winner of a major NACADA award, learned about Cranium Cafe at a ...
Developing Self-Efficacy: The True Role of Higher Education
Browsing higher education hashtags this weekend, I came across a poignant tweet by Patrick Elliot (@Patrick_MIM): “As #highered we must do a better job of helping our learners turn their credentials into opportunities.”
I’ve heard this over and over from my friends, classmates, and colleagues: we learn so much during our four, six, eight years of our college ...
A Student's Open Letter to Academic Advisors
To all the academic advisors out there – let’s discuss advising.
Specifically, how to get students excited about and engaged in advising throughout their college experience. The thing is: I want to engage. I want to be challenged. But so far, I haven’t followed the traditional advising path.
As an undergraduate, I rarely connected with my formal advisors. (In fact, ...
Jefferson-Lewis BOCES Chooses Cranium Cafe to Connect Students with Instructors in Virtual Advanced Placement Program
Cranium Cafe today announced that the Jefferson-Lewis Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) has selected Cranium Cafe to better serve their remote Advanced Placement (AP) students in college readiness and academic success. The Cranium Cafe platform will enrich learning by bringing these remotely located students & professors together in virtual ...