7-1 Education and Disability, Post-Secondary

7-1 Education and Disability, Post-Secondary

Welcome to week seven.I’m Professor Greg Long, and our topic today is a continuation from last week. We’re talking about education and disability.Last week we talked about the issues that are most relevant early intervention through high school. Today’s lesson is really going to focus exclusively on post-secondary. So, basically anything that comes after high

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CCAC: Disability Awareness Training for Front-Line Staff

CCAC: Disability Awareness Training for Front-Line Staff

(This text is being provided in a rough draft format. Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) is provided in order to facilitate communication accessibility and may not be a totally verbatim record of the proceedings.)>>LYNN: Okay. Everyone, I think we’re going to get going. I’m Lynn Walsh, one of the co-chairs of the Chicago Cultural Accessibility

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Starr Forum: The Trump-Putin Phenomenon

Starr Forum: The Trump-Putin Phenomenon

ELIZABETH WOODS: I am professor of Russian history. I teach Russian history courses, and I direct Russian Studies Program in the MIT-Russia Program. My co-organizer is Carol Saivetz, who is a senior research associate at the Security Studies Program. And the real maker and shaker for this program is Michelle English, formerly Michelle Nhuch who

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A Student-Centered Model of Blended Learning

A Student-Centered Model of Blended Learning

>>Kate: Hi Angel, how are you?>>Angel: Good.>>Kate: Good. Nice job, Mr. 6.10.>>Kareem: So, one of the toughest challenges students when they walk into classrooms is they feel tense. They’re worried about being put on the spot, especially if they’re behind or don’t understand a skill. When they come into our classrooms, they know they’re picking

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Perspectives on Leadership in Higher Education

Perspectives on Leadership in Higher Education

My name is Doug Parkin. And I’m a Programme Director at the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education in the UK. Leadership is about people’s energy. And it’s about connecting people’s personal energy with a purpose. Connecting people with purpose, or connecting the purpose with people – both ways round are important. And whether that’s through

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