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Friday 5 Live: Higher Education Podcast

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Innovative Educators offers Friday 5 Live, where Meg Foster, Online Learning & Design Specialist, with over 20 years of experience in higher education, interviews experts in the field on a variety of timely topics. Each session will be 30 to 60 minutes of engaging content packed with practical information and allowing for interactive Q&A.

Innovative Educators offers Friday 5 Live, where Meg Foster, Online Learning & Design Specialist, with over 20 years of experience in higher education, interviews experts in the field on a variety of timely topics. Each session will be 30 to 60 minutes of engaging content packed with practical information and allowing for interactive Q&A.

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United States

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Innovative Educators offers Friday 5 Live, where Meg Foster, Online Learning & Design Specialist, with over 20 years of experience in higher education, interviews experts in the field on a variety of timely topics. Each session will be 30 to 60 minutes of engaging content packed with practical information and allowing for interactive Q&A.

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@IETrainings

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English

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Episodes

Declining Enrollment: How Colleges Can Attract & Enroll Students

6/10/2022
College enrollments hit a record low in the fall semester. Coupled with that, new data released in early May shows that FAFSA applications are down almost nine percent compared to last year - a concerning trend that suggests another year of downward college enrollment. How can institutions work to address enrollment challenges? What are strategies colleges and universities might take to encourage growth in applications but also examine student success? Join as Aaron Basko, enrollment growth...

Duration:00:47:34

Reflecting On Another Year Of Pandemic Learning

5/13/2022
As we wrap up this school year and our conversations on leadership in honor of our colleague Dr. Denise Swett, Kate Mueller reflects on this year: things learned, surprises found, and how this year of continued pandemic learning will inform the upcoming academic year. Kate shares her recommendations for how we can lead from where we are and resources for our own growth and renewal.

Duration:00:48:22

Failing Students: Providing the Support Students Need NOW!

4/1/2022
As we emerge from pandemic learning, students are struggling to find their footing and to be successful in their classes. Listserve discussions for organizations like the POD Network, FYE, and LRNASST are ripe with faculty and staff expressing their concern about failing students and their surprise that as instruction has returned to in-person there has not necessarily been a correlation to fewer grades of D, F, and W. Jessica Tinklenberg, Program Director for the Center for Teaching and...

Duration:00:48:37

Continuing the Conversation: Supporting Black Male Students

3/11/2022
The pandemic has spotlighted a concerning enrollment trend in higher education: a decrease in Black male students at U.S. colleges and universities. Dr. Reginald Stroble, coordinator of the Black Male Initiative at Anne Arundel Community College continues our conversation from the fall semester on recruiting and retaining Black male students. Reggie, and his former student Juwon, shared their insights and critical considerations for our work with male students. This promises to be an...

Duration:00:54:08

Creating Diverse Teams: Conversations on Leadership

2/4/2022
Join us for this next discussion in our Don't Sweat It: The Denise Sweat Conversations on Leadership Series! Dr. Celia Esposito-Noy, Ed.D, the Superintendent/President, Solano Community College District, shares insights from her extensive career in higher education. Celia provides insights on crafting strong and diverse teams as well as sound advice on how to create stystemic change at our institutions to better address equity and access.

Duration:00:47:02

Supporting TRIO Students: Recruiting & Retaining Under-Resourced Students

1/21/2022
Declines in enrollment and FAFSA applications from students of color and low-income families are a concerning trend we've seen dominate higher education headlines this academic year. As a result, institutions are grappling with how to best support students from these populations, often the very ones identified for participation in TRIO programs. Listen in as Dr. Pinkey Stewart shares with us strategies and techniques for supporting TRIO students and under-resourced students. Dr. Stewart...

Duration:00:50:51

Supporting Black Male Students: Strategies For Recruiting, Supporting & Retaining

12/3/2021
The pandemic has shown a spotlight on a concerning enrollment trend in higher education: a decrease in the number of Black male students at U.S. colleges and universities. Dr. Reginald Stroble, coordinator of the Black Male Initiative at Anne Arundel Community College, shares his insights into how institutions can recruit and support Black male students. His work was recently highlighted in an article about the declining number of male students in colleges and universities. Reggie shares his...

Duration:00:52:06

Creating Equity in Online Learning: Conversations On Leadership

11/5/2021
This series is being brought to you in celebration of Dr. Denise Swett and her love, commitment and service to higher education. As a seasoned professional and dear friend, Denise touched the lives of thousands of students and administrators. In this episode, Dr. Jory Hadsell, the Associate Vice Chancellor of Educational Technology Services at the Foothill-De Anza Community College District and the Executive Director of the California Virtual Campus shared their approach to leadership in...

Duration:00:46:18

Creating Accessible Communities: Conversations On Leadership

10/22/2021
This series is being brought to you in celebration of Dr. Denise Swett and her love, commitment and service to higher education. As a seasoned professional and dear friend, Denise touched the lives of thousands of students and administrators. In this episode, San Lu and Gail Rulloda of Napa Valley College shared their approach to leadership in their work with Disability Support Programs & Services (DSPS). San and Gail generously shared an extensive list of resources for us to use in our...

Duration:00:48:29

Envisioning The Future Of Higher Education: A Conversation With Phil Hill & Kevin Kelly

10/8/2021
Much has been written in the last year examining whether we are at a crossroads in higher education. How has the pandemic contributed to a re-envisioning of higher ed, and will pandemic-fueled change last? In this episode, Phil Hill and Kevin Kelly of MindWires and the PhilOnEdTech blog share what the future of higher education might look like, the role technology plays, and lessons we have learned from our year of pandemic learning.

Duration:00:46:42

Social Impact In Justice, Equity & Inclusion: Conversations On Leadership

9/24/2021
In our inaugural episode of our "Don't Sweat It: Denise Swett Conversations on Leadership" series, Dr. Ding-Jo H. Currie, founder, and director of Leadership Institute for Tomorrow (LIFT) at CSU Fullerton joined us. LIFT aims to cultivate and develop leaders who will make a social impact on justice, equity, and inclusion from the ground up. Dr. Currie reflected on her growth as a leader, offered advice on how we can develop in leadership roles, and shared her philosophy on leading with...

Duration:00:48:09

How The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Is Using A Trauma-Informed Approach To The Fall Semester

9/10/2021
As we have discussed in previous episodes, the start of the 2021-2022 school year is hardly a return to “normal.” Recently highlighted in the Chronicle of Higher Education, a team at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has taken a trauma-informed approach to crafting the start to this new academic year - an approach that honors the last year of pandemic learning and life. Dr. Scott Gonert, Dr. Adam Jussel, and Dr. James Topitzes discuss what they’ve learned about their own community’s...

Duration:00:46:57

Get Thee to Tutoring! How to Increase Student Usage of Tutoring & Learning Support Resources

8/27/2021
The concern about student learning loss in a year of pandemic learning is both significant and real. We know the benefits of consistent use of learning support resources like tutoring, supplemental instruction, and writing centers. How can we get students to engage with these critical success resources? Listen in as M.E. McWilliams and James Gapinski share their recommendations and insights into how we can maximize student usage of our learning support centers!

Duration:00:48:33

6 Students Share Their Perspectives On The Fall 2021 Semester

8/13/2021
Let's hear from our students! In so many of our Friday 5 Live conversations this year, we've discussed the importance of listening to our students. We convened a panel of students representing institutions across the U.S. to share their perspectives on the fall semester and learning in this year of transition. Listen in to hear what students' hopes and concerns are for this academic year as they reflect on a year of COVID learning!

Duration:00:47:29

The Changing Landscape of Student Expectations: Teaching & Learning Post-Pandemic

7/30/2021
Students have spent a year plus learning online and in hybrid environments. How will this shift in learning adjust student expectations of what the “classroom” experience involves? How can faculty and student services staff adapt to student expectations now that institutions have shifted outside the traditional time, space and location of college learning? Join us as Jean Mandernach shares new research on the changing landscape of student expectations and dives into how we can create...

Duration:00:49:05

Addressing Student Learning Loss: Planning For The Fall 2021 Start

7/16/2021
How can we ease our students back to campus for the Fall 2021 semester while addressing transition and learning loss concerns? Jean Mandernach, an online learning expert and frequent Innovative Educators speaker, shares her insights into how we can best support our students in their return to campus this fall. Jean provides practical tips and recommendations for addressing student learning loss and considerations for bringing in students who may have spent significant time out of the formal...

Duration:00:47:46

Returning To Campus: Tips, Tricks & Things To Consider As We Transition Back!

6/25/2021
Andrea Harris and Tyler Vuillemot shares their insights into making the transition back to campus. Many of us have spent over a year working from home, but now as we prepare to return to our offices and our teammates, how can we make the best possible transition back? As team leaders, Andrea and Tyler have facilitated the return of staff to campus. They share their tips, tricks, and insights filled with warmth and sense of humor for how we can dust off our “real” clothes and make the...

Duration:00:49:24

Rethinking Our Self-Care: Mindfulness & Health For Faculty & Staff

6/4/2021
This year has been incredibly challenging, and we focusing in June on how staff and faculty can take care of themselves as they prepare for the upcoming school year. In this episode, Alina Haitz of Molloy College shares her insights into practicing self-care, including what she refers to as functional mindfulness. Alina's warm spirit is guaranteed to provide a mental boost! Listen in to learn practical tips for how we can make sure we are resting, renewing, and recharging from a year that...

Duration:00:46:25

Celebrating Pride Month: 3 Recommendations for Supporting LBTQ+ Students and Colleagues

6/2/2021
Innovative Educators is dedicated to supporting our LGBTQ+ students, staff and faculty. To honor Pride Month, we were fortunate to host Quincy Jenkins, Executive Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Chattanooga State Community College (CSCC) on a recent episode of Friday 5 Live. Quincy shares his insights, as a higher education professional and gay man, on how we can be allies for our LGBTQ+ colleagues and students. Quincy provides takeaways for tangible practices our institutions...

Duration:00:16:36

Supporting Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Students & Colleagues

5/21/2021
Naomi Sigg, Director of Multicultural Affairs at Case Western University, shares her critical insights into how we can best support AAPI students, colleagues, and neighbors. Naomi is a nationally recognized speaker on topics of race, inclusion, and equity. May is Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, and at Innovative Educators, we want to celebrate AAPI communities while also learning how we can be allies by educating ourselves, listening, amplifying AAPI voices, and being an...

Duration:00:47:20