Monthly Archives: September 2011

Staying “Visible” at Work

Getting Noticed Make sure that you’re noticed for all of the great work that you do. iStockphoto/alexsl Do you sometimes feel that your hard work is “invisible”? Perhaps you do such good work on a regular basis that your manager and your colleag… Continue reading

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Achieving “Greatness” as a Leader

Level 5 Leadership What does it take to step up to the next level? iStockphoto/dmitryphotos What makes great leaders? Is it their courage? Their business acumen? Their expert knowledge? Their ability to organize? Truly great leaders have a speci… Continue reading

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Student success and retention

http://glennbrandonburke.com/blog/2009/03/19/student-retention-equity-success/ Student Retention, Equity & Success March 19th, 2009 | Author: Glenn Brandon Burke Student Retention * Equity * Success (Without the success of all these, the student l… Continue reading

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Supported Experiments with Posterous Spaces

Leading learning with innovation and inspiration Flagg, E. and Ayling, D. Te Puna Ako Background In our work as academic advisers we are aware that there is a need for ongoing improvement strategies to deliver better teaching and learning. We have… Continue reading

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Better student success and retention with less controversy

As the request of the Head of Department of Accoutancy and Finance, Liz Rainsbury, I prepared a briefing paper to support a facilitated discussion. The session was designed to encourage the staff to decide a plan of action for applying assessment … Continue reading

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The First Requirement for Becoming a Great Boss

Among the many requirements placed on those who take responsibility for the performance of others, there is one that is rarely mentioned. Yet, ironically, it may be the most important because so much else depends on it. That fundamental requiremen… Continue reading

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The Territory of Higher Education Research

Tight (2003) International Handbook of Higher Education Teaching and learning Course design The student experience Quality System policy Institutional management Academic work Knowledge A divided field, even the journals are divided between teachi… Continue reading

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