A course syllabus, while simple to create, is critical for students' engagement in and completion of a course, especially first-year students who aren't yet accustomed to college/university-level work. This tool can be a road map to success if the course instructor properly communicates, continually shares, and reviews it throughout the semester. So, why is the syllabus critical for success and what topics should you cover when reviewing it with your class?
The latest generation of students heading to college is Generation Z -- and they're unlike any other before them. They want the education they need for career success at the lowest price, in the shortest time, and for the largest payoff. With this new breed of students starting their college selection process, schools would be wise to re-evaluate their recruitment efforts. Here's a closer look at what Gen Z students expect from a college education.
In Letter to My Bully's Enabler upon My Resignation, Daniel B. Griffith challenged leaders to think about how they respond to bullying and what they're doing to prevent it. In this follow-up article, he offers advice about how victims can deal with the issue. He explores a number of options that can help improve your situation at your current institution but also weighs in on when it may be time to consider quitting and finding a new position.