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Five New Year’s Resolutions for College Faculty


 Five New Year’s Resolutions for College Faculty

One of the perks of an academic career is the year-end break in December. It gives us some predictable downtime (or at least a bit of time within our control) when we can reflect on what went well during the past year and…Read More

Article by: Karen Hughes Miller, PhD

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Season’s Greetings!

Season’s Greetings and Best Wishes from “The Educator”


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New Updates from LiveText – Student and Faculty Workflows

Updates from LiveText

LiveText is pleased to announce the release of its enhanced student and faculty workflows. These changes, as stated by Livetext are intended to make workflows more intuitive for users, especially during assignment creation, submission and assessment processes.

To learn more about this and other application updates, go to www.livetext.com OR  training.livetext.com.

LiveText Webinars – Mark your Calendars! 

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With decluttered screens and clearer calls to action, students will experience an easier process for viewing assignment details, submitting and re-submitting an assignment, as well as viewing an instructor’s assignment assessment. Administrators and faculty users will experience a quicker, more elegant process for creating a key assignment, as well as using rubrics, comments and the optional grade feature during the assessment process. We will be holding webinars for faculty and administrator users to introduce these updates. To attend, click on one of the below dates and add it to your calendar.
Wednesday, December 9 at 2:00pm CT
Friday, December 11 at 10:00am CT

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MFLN Family Development Virtual Learning Event

The Military Families Learning Network (MFLN) Family Development team invites you to join our October 2015 Virtual Learn Event. The VLE is a themed virtual conference housing weekly sessions in October 2015. MFLN Family Development chose the theme of this year’s VLE (Family Violence: Increasing Professional Knowledge, Prevention, and Interventions) to coincide with Domestic Violence Awareness Month. It is our hope that these weekly sessions will enhance your knowledge, awareness and utilization of effective strategies when working with families struggling with family violence. More information about the MFLN Family Development VLE can be found at: http://blogs.extension.org/militaryfamilies/family-development/mflnfd-virtual-learning-event/.

There are various continuing education opportunities for these live professional development training sessions. Types of CEU’s offered: National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and Georgia Marriage and Family Therapy. For more information, click here.

Upcoming Webinar!

VLE4 PhotoDate: October 29, 2015
Time: 11:00am to 12:30pm EST
Topic: VLE 4 | What’s on the Web? Family Violence Resource Tool Kit
Webinar Location: https://learn.extension.org/events/2172

This 1.5 hour webinar will explore common approaches to working with domestic violence but also introduce how they intersect with a strength-based treatment model. Presenters will provide case study examples to further highlight the techniques shared.


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