Including Students with Learning Disabilities
Welcome to the DKC Presentation about how to include students with disabilities into all aspects of college/university life. The objectives of this presentation are to:
Define what a learning disability is
Identify areas of learning that can be affected by a learning disability
Identify inclusive, non-ableist strategies for including students with learning disabilities
Success in Action Series Part 3: Relax, Relate, Release
Creating and leading a change effort requires a lot of work, energy, and time. And, yes, while the work you are doing is rewarding and meaningful, we know that the experience can sometimes be draining and exhausting. Therefore, it is important that we practice a little self-care throughout our efforts. This Success in Action blog by NASPA Director of Strategic Initiatives Omari Burnside offers suggestions for how to make the most out of your winter break. However, these practices can be used at any time, not just at the end of the year. Because sometimes we just have to relax, relate, and release.
Build a House: But we’re only giving you a hammer!
A fundamental truth of leadership in higher education institutions holds that if we truly want to have an impact on our student’s, our community, and the global workforce, then we must ensure that our staff are equipped with the essential tools for the tasks at hand. Read on for tips on building your basic tools for constructing a house of bricks, aka your newest student affairs initiative.
Leading the Noncredit Effort in the Community College World
Director, Dr. King is the first director of Noncredit of Institutional Research and Planning in the nation. She is responsible for leading institutional research that measures program effectiveness, enrollment trends, and student success data pertaining to retention, persistence, and completion rates.
7 Ways to Engage in Assessment, even if it’s not part of your Job Title
Over the last 7.5 years of my career in higher education, “assessment” has only been part of my job title recently. As a new professional, I often heard about how important it was to engage in assessment in my role, yet I didn’t always know how to incorporate it into my daily work, or how to gain experience without it being directly part of my role. Read about Laura's experience and her encouraging words on ways to engage in assessment in this post.
Engaging in the AER KC Leadership
Are you interested in getting involved in the AER KC as the chair or co-chair? Find out more about this role, how you can self-nominate or nominate others and the impact that co-hairs provide to the AER KC.