03 avril 2019

How sports science in Africa can be taught and thought about differently

The ConversationIn the four years since the decolonisation debate took centre stage at South African universities, much of the focus has been on what decolonisation might look like in the humanities. More...

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Thoughts on 'Doctorate Straight After Master's Degree?'

By Eric Stoller. A lot of people working in student affairs either already have a Ph.D./Ed.D. or are working toward one. Generally, it seems that most professionals in the field are using a doctorate as a lever for career advancement rather than for scholarly purposes (although some have blended both of course). More...

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Reading and Leading: VPSAs and the EDUCAUSE #Top10ITIssues List

By Eric Stoller. The EDUCAUSE Top 10 IT Issues List is a must-read for higher education CTOs/CIOs. This year's list focuses on the “student genome.” The idea being that the central focus for university IT revolves around the student experience with a special emphasis on student success. More...

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Snapshots and Learnings from 5 Years in the UK

By Eric Stoller. The first talk that I gave at a UK higher education conference was quite instructive. After sharing something that I thought was relatively humorous, the audience barely made a sound. Coming home on the train, I was a bit concerned. As a speaker, audience engagement is everything...and apparently I wasn't funny in the UK. More...

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Online Education - The Forgotten Frontier in Student Affairs

By Eric Stoller. Are SA pros supporting not just campus-based students, but the ever-rising tides of online learners?
How, after years and years of online learning programs/degrees and millions of online learners (e.g. there are 30,000 online students just at ASU!) are we still having this conversation about online education? It's not a new phenomenon. It's not an emerging trend. It's not the future. It's just tiring how online learning continues to be framed as a fringe activity. More...

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Going Gray

Making peace with the realities of life and career.
Last week,  I went to the hairdresser determined to make the most dramatic change in my appearance since, well. . . ever. More...

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Fives ways that reading with children helps their education

The ConversationFor book lovers, reading to their children may seem obvious. Why would they not want to pass on their love of literature? However, researchers have shown there are more benefits for both adult and child that come with reading than just building a bond – particularly when it comes to education. More...

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Working Across Generations

When we started our blog here at UVenus, we were really focused on the experience of being the next generation of female managers, Gen X women working among Baby Boomers and a few Traditionalists. As the years have gone by, a new group, the Millennials have joined us in the workforce (and even a handful of Generation Z student workers). More...

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Professionally Productive Vulnerability

Recently, researchers studying the effects of female-only networks on women’s professional development and job placement revealed that these networks are essential to the success of women leaders. More...

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Education in Nigeria is in a mess from top to bottom. Five things can fix it

The ConversationNigeria’s education system is based on the (1)-6-3-3-4 formula: one year pre-primary education, six years primary, three years junior secondary, three years senior secondary, and a minimum of four years tertiary education. More...

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