Category Archives: Higher Education

10 Books on My Summer Reading List

Whether it is the ritual of summer reading as a kid or trips to the beach as an adult, I love the abundance of down time in the summer and eagerly look to fill it with great reads. Working in … Continue reading

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Install Regular Reflection & Reviewing Habits to Maximize Your Learning

Photo courtesy of JMEllwood I love to learn. I feel in many ways as if we’re in the golden age of learning. We have at our fingertips a wealth of resources to provide a truly dynamic and rich learning process. From … Continue reading

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Welcome NACADA Members!

I’ve already heard from a number of NACADA association members who read my blog post 6 Things Disney Can Teach Us About Academic Advising, which is a review of what I learned from the recent 2010 conference in Orlando and … Continue reading

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4 Academic Advising Principles I’m Using to Be a Better Parent

You listen to people explain it, but it’s difficult to fully appreciate the transformational affect fatherhood has until you hold your little one in your arms for the first time. The thought of cuddling, holding, changing, dressing, burping, and swaddling … Continue reading

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6 Things Disney Can Teach Us About Academic Advising

UPDATE: This article struck a chord with the folks over at the Disney Dispatch network and they subsequently picked it up for their subscribers. Here is a link to the post on their blog: What Academic Advisors Can Learn from Disney. UPDATE 2: … Continue reading

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