101 Ways To Cafe: Writing Center Edition
As a continuation of the 101 Ways to Cafe blog series (see Part 1: 15 ways to use Solo Recordings), we bring you 16 ways your Writing Center (or Writing Lab) can use Cranium Cafe.
16. Instant virtual writing consultations
17. Each consultant can set their own “Cafe Hours” (during which students can schedule appointments)
18. Each consultant can include areas of ...
Student Services Superstar
Spotlight: Barbara Dalene (AKA Big Bad Barb1)
Title: Music Advisor
School: Snow College
Quote from a fan: “Barb has a great sense of humor and she’s so willing to do whatever is needed. I’m so proud of her!” —Susan Larsen, Director of the Student Success Center
Before jumping into her profile & interview, it must be said that Barb has a very special place in our hearts here at Cranium ...
101 Ways To Cafe: Part 1
15 ways to use Solo Recordings
Instructor — explain the syllabus once & post recording for a class
Instructor — explain an assignment once and post recording for a class
Instructor/TA — using Share Screen, post how-to videos by recording a series of steps in programs like Excel or SPSS
Admissions, Registrar, IT Support, Advisor, Alumni Relations, Librarian, etc. — post recorded steps ...
Westminster College Selects Cranium Cafe for Virtual Video Advising
Salt Lake City, July 17, 2014 — Cranium Cafe today announced that Westminster College — a school lauded by the Princeton Review for its quality of life, green efforts, and academics — has chosen to use Cranium Cafe’s video meeting & collaboration software. “The implementation of Cranium Cafe reflects Westminster’s ongoing commitment to building relationships,” said ...
“I love being around students. They’re so optimistic. They haven’t gone out into the world and had their dreams crushed yet.”
I was a student when I heard these words, and it was an alumnus from my alma mater speaking to me. When he said it, I balked. I was four months from graduating at the time and completely primed to fixate on the “dreams ...
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I learned a lot during the two-day Utah Advising Association Conference.
I learned that “good” students struggle too.
I learned that students frequently turn down help, even when they’re academically drowning.
I learned that students are more likely to trust someone who is smiling (it has to be a real smile though — a “Duchenne” smile).
I also learned that academic advisors ...