staff development

Higher Ed Jobs: Four Questions to Ask in a Job Interview Right Now

Read Four Questions to Ask in a Job Interview Right Now by Justin Zackal, from HigherEdJobs.com, December 10, 2020. Read Are You Worried That Your New Colleagues Resent You? by Nihar Chhaya, from Harvard Business Review, December 16, 2020. Part of WiFi (What I Find Interesting) Wednesday. Higher Ed Jobs: Four…

Book Excerpt: Common Conversation Blockers and Improved Responses

In order to have tough, but necessary, conversations to improve the culture of your organization, you must be able to identify common conversation blockers and improve your response. I believe now, more than ever, we should be equipped with strategies for overcoming these blocks and retain focus without engaging in…

Diverse Issues in Higher Education: What You Can Do to Recruit and Retain Diverse Faculty and Staff During COVID-19

Read What You Can Do to Recruit and Retain Diverse Faculty and Staff During COVID-19 by the Editors of Diverse Issues of Higher Education, April 24, 2020. Read What Higher Education Can Learn From the NFL Draft by Dawn Marinacci, from Inside Higher Ed, May 5, 2020. (Page 2) Read…

Putting a Scaffolded Learning Plan into Place: Real-Life Examples

Scaffolded learning can help add stickiness to your trainings with college students and staff. Consider these real-life examples and if they would work for you and your staff. Each year in higher ed, we would spend weeks during the summer planning our back-to-campus trainings for returning student leaders and newly…

Six Steps to Create Learning Scaffolds for Staff Development

Do you have issues creating meaningful training for your staff and students? Consider adding scaffold learning to your training. These six steps will help you find ways to make training that sticks! During the start of my professional career, I used to worry a great deal about how I was…

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