Category: Miscellaneous

Commencement 2019

We made it through another year, including accreditation. As we look forward to the celebration of our Graduates tonight (and this weekend), it is time to reflect and ask ourselves what worked and what didn’t work this year. This summer will be a great time to do a follow up evaluation that goes beyond Summative …

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“A Love Letter To Alaska”

“In our Alaska, we belong to each other.” As we wind down another year I wanted to spend some time to reflect on what it means to be an Alaskan, the budget, and how our interconnections make us who we are. Please take five minutes to view the video below! If you want to share …

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Accreditation Next Week

Remember that Accreditation is next week, April 24, 25, and 26!!! Standards for Accreditation The five Standards for Accreditation are best understood within the context of the seven‐year accreditation cycle. The standards are interconnected and build upon each other in a cycle of continuous improvement. Design and Function The five Standards for Accreditation are statements …

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More About Accreditation

Once UAS was accredited, we began a schedule of accreditation-related activities known as the seven-year cycle, as well as the constant obligation to abide by the Eligibility Requirements, Standards, and Policies of NWCCU. These activities include: A yearly institutional update report; Scheduled self-study reports in the first, third, and seventh year of the institution’s cycle; …

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April 2019 – Accreditation

A year ago this seemed so far away, but here we are in April and Accreditation is upon us. As a reminder, UAS is scheduled for a site visit by a team of evaluators from Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) on April 24-26, 2019. The University of Alaska southeast has been accredited by the Northwest …

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St Patrick’s Day

Saint Patrick’s day is a global celebration. Everyone knows about wearing green and the big party that comes with St. Patrick’s on March 17th, but how much do you know about St. Patrick and his history in Ireland? Did you know that he wasn’t born in Ireland? Watch the 3 minute video below to find …

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Clean Up Your Weekly Modules

Saving your Icon

Does your weekly modules in Blackboard include pictures of file folders that you would like to get rid of? In today’s FLC I’m going to show you, step by step, how to remove those folders and add new “icons” to make your modules cleaner and easier for your students to navigate. (Tip: My recommendation is …

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Customer Service

A big part of service is individual accountability. Do you go above and beyond? In one of my all time favorite videos, James Lloyd tells a story of great customer service. I know the story is not in an education based environment, but the principles of customer service he describes here are universal to wherever …

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Five Strategies for Failure

In this video you will see how A. Michael Berman has come up with five strategies for guaranteed failure. 😅 Of course, doing the opposite will actually help with success!! Enjoy this humorous video, then see the steps below! #1. Set Clear Goals Setting clear goals is not easy, but it is an important first …

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E-Learning and Thanksgiving

The holidays are upon us, and Thanksgiving for many means food!!  Here is how Justin Ferriman from the company LearnDash describes his Thanksgiving dinner. The Turkey – Everyone knows this is the reason why you sit at the table to eat. The turkey is the center of attention at the dinner table during Thanksgiving. It only …

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