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Anna Zendell and Rosemary McDonald Publish Article in FRA Today

School of Health Sciences Faculty Program Director Anna Zendell, Ph.D.,M.S.W. and Adjunct Faculty Rosemary McDonald, L.M.W. recently co-wrote and published an article about PTSD in the military  in an issue of Fleet Reserve Association (FRA) Today. Congratulations! “Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a...  [Read More]

What Students Want in Online Classrooms

By Amy Erickson What Students Want “What do Students Want in Online Classes?” I wanted an answer to this question, so I tuned in to Jill Schiefelbein’s 20-Minute Mentor video. In her video, she discusses how she solicited feedback from 200 students....  [Read More]

Communicating Effectively to Encourage Student Learning and Engagement

By Amy Erickson Our Expertise The more I read about teaching methodologies and student engagement, the more I realize that one’s mastery of content only goes so far. Our ability to captivate students and get them excited about content demands more than...  [Read More]

Incorporating Storytelling into Your Teaching

By Amy Erickson               Grabbing the Brain This week, I watched Dr. Alice Cassidy’s 20-Minute Mentor video “How Can I Enhance Class Using Story, Popular Media and Objects?” At the beginning of this video, Dr. Cassidy...  [Read More]

Engaging Students by Being a Master Teacher

WWMTD? What would a master teacher do? I found myself asking this question before I tuned in to watch Dr. Kris Roush’s Magna 20-Minute Mentor video “How Do Master Teachers Create a Positive Classroom?” I really liked how Dr. Roush (2015) promised...  [Read More]

Levernois Presents at QM Regional Conference

By Cynthia Levernois, MBA Adjunct Faculty, School of Health Sciences On March 18, 2016, I attended and presented at the Quality Matters Regional Conference on Quality Assurance in Online Learning in New York City. The keynote speaker for the conference, Dr. MJ Bishop,...  [Read More]

Writing Letters of Recommendation for Students – What’s the 411?

By Maribeth Gunner Pulliam, Director, Career Services As dedicated educators, Excelsior College faculty strive to empower students to achieve their educational and career goals. In turn, students who are nearing completion of their bachelor’s degrees often look to faculty with whom they...  [Read More]

Mikalson Hosts Faculty Meet-up in Denver

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Wahl Hosts Faculty Meet-up in Texas

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SLA Communications Faculty Member Earns Doctorate

Eileen Hegel, Distinguished Faculty award winner in 2014 for the School of Liberal Arts, has been awarded an EdD in Educational Leadership at Liberty University. Her dissertation, which she completed in May 2015, is entitled A Phenomenological Study of Facebook Messages from...  [Read More]