Spring is the time for renewal and intentional action. Dust off those winter cobwebs and join us for a day of learning and inspiration. Take what you hear and begin applying it today. We hope to see you blooming in April!
The Queen vs. The Gardner: A Tale of Two Teachers
Wednesday, April 11 | 12:00pm - 12:30pm PT
Presenter: Jennifer Robinson, Ph.D.
Webinar Link: https://zoom.us/j/526580648
Meeting ID: 526-580-648
Phone (Optional): (646) 558-8656, 526-580-648#
Once upon a time, there was a teacher who started her career with a brand-new box of crayons, markers with ink, and sharpened color pencils. She quickly became a middle school teacher who needed to wear a tiara to remind students who was in charge! Fast forward a couple of decades and this Teacher/Queen/Gardener Extraordinaire figured out that the best way to teach was to ask her students how she could help them learn. Pull up a cushion or sit in your assigned seat while learning how she shapes her teaching from discussions with students about learning. Jen will tell you how she helps her students bloom from their higher education readiness levels with; 1) bridging the asynchronous divide, 2) being ever present with face time (or Facetime), 3) using digital components to your advantage, and 4) mentoring students across the wireless cyberworld.
Looking forward - What’s in store for the online classroom of tomorrow?
Wednesday, April 11 | 1:00pm - 1:30pm PT
Presenter: Michael Kolodziej, Ed.D.
Webinar Link: https://zoom.us/j/328728267
Meeting ID: 328-728-267
Phone (Optional): (669) 900-6833, 328-728-267#
In this session, Mike will share some of the innovation projects that are underway at Ashford University, as well as early indicators of success and opportunities for further research and exploration.
Wednesday, April 11 | 2:00pm - 2:30pm PT
Presenter: Michele Fairbank
Webinar Link: https://zoom.us/j/321961771
Meeting ID: 321-961-771
Phone (Optional): (669) 900-6833, 321-961-771#
Join Zoom Senior Executive Representative Michele Fairbank as she shares the in and outs of the Zoom cloud meeting platform!
From Inspiration to Life-long Learning
Wednesday, April 11 | 3:00pm - 3:30pm PT
Presenters: Kimberly O'Brien
Webinar Link: https://zoom.us/j/523202532
Meeting ID: 523-202-532
Phone (Optional): (646) 558-8656,523-202-532#
In a globalized community with endless information, we continually individualize our goals in tandem with our surrounding environment. We are consumers of a great deal of knowledge throughout our life time. Many times throughout this feast, we separate knowledge into passion and learning. What do we do with all the risks, criticisms, idealistic passions, experimentation, and creativity? Our self-development and learning experiences begin from our inspiration and our passion for what we do does not end once we attain our degree. The most important thing is how we measure success for ourselves through a life-long journey of learning.
How to Add More Happiness Into Your Life, Today
Wednesday, April 11 | 4:00pm - 5:00pm PT
Presenter: Dr. Jaime Kulaga
Webinar Link: https://zoom.us/j/395979785
Meeting ID: 395-979-785
Phone (Optional): (646) 558-8656, 395-979-785#
In this presentation, Dr. Jaime shares a variety of ways that you can add happiness into your life, today. So often we sacrifice being in the present in hopes of something bigger and better later on. As our mind wanders into the future, we miss the gifts and beauty of the present. Dr. Jaime educates on ways to be happy right now, today, which in turn will make your future-self happy, too. These tips are practical, real and ones you can use on the go in this busy society.
Dr. Jaime Kulaga
Dr. Jaime Kulaga, Ph.D, is the author of "The Superwoman's Guide To Super Fulfillment- Step by Step Strategies to Create Work Life Balance" published in over 15 countries across 4 continents. Her book had been named one of the best Work-Life Balance books of all time. She is a licensed mental health counselor and full time faculty at Ashford University. She has been featured on Daytime, CNBC, Chicago Tribune, Local News Stations, FORBES, Glamour, The Times of India and Yahoo among many other national sites for her insight into work/life balance, professional success and mental health in the workplace. She is the host of the weekly talk show, The Dr. Jaime Show which aims to increase success, happiness and likability among viewers. Dr. Jaime's talk show was named by the HuffPost as one of America's Rising Podcast stars and was number 1 in Women's Leadership in October 2017 according to Player FM.
Michael Kolodziej, Ed.D.
Michael Kolodziej, EdD. earned his Doctorate in Learning Technologies from Pepperdine University, focusing the attention of his research on Computational Thinking in Higher Education. Michael currently serves as the Associate Vice President of Curriculum and Instructional Design for Bridgepoint Education, and is involved in a variety of projects and initiatives including the development of new online degree programs (Bachelors, Masters and Doctorate level), the creation of boot camp offerings, and a number of design based research fueled initiatives to improve the effectiveness and enjoyability of student learning.