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Stand Out with a Professional Portfolio

Stand Out with a Professional Portfolio By: Kathleen Iverson Imagine you apply for a job or promotion and the interviewer asks, “What did you learn during your graduate studies at Roosevelt University?” While other applicants struggle to recall theories, projects, and coursework, you rely on your professional portfolio, a collection of your most important work from graduate school, to demonstrate

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Connecting Employee Engagement to Organizational Health and Sustainability

Connecting Employee Engagement to Organizational Health and Sustainability Guest Student Post By: R. Whitehouse   What do successful companies like Google, Facebook, or Apple all have in common? Each one of them has consistently received high employee reviews and ratings, making them desirable and sought-after places to work at. But what exactly makes them so desirable, and sought after by

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Positive Psychology – Healthier Mind and Higher Productivity

Positive Psychology – Healthier Mind and Higher Productivity Guest Student Post By: Elizabeth Price Positive psychology isn’t just the idea that being positive leads to a happier person. It has application merits, especially when applied to train and development as well as adult education. Often, I’ve been asked, “What do you want your career to look like?” I’ll be the

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Evolving eLearning with Experiential Learning Theory

Evolving eLearning with Experiential Learning Theory Guest Student Post By Kiara Elam There is no doubt that eLearning has become a popular mode of education across many fields.  Many organizations utilize eLearning to provide training to new hires and existing employees.  Also, more universities are offering continuing education programs solely online, which incorporate eLearning faculties into the different courses.  The use

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Self-Efficacy Theory: Sometimes it really is all in your head

Self-Efficacy Theory: Sometimes it really is all in your head Guest Student Post by: Kaelyn Schulz When you’re up late, grinding out an impossible task, convinced you’re in over your head, cliches like “mind over matter,” “believe it and you’ll achieve it,” “you can accomplish anything you put your mind to” aren’t generally helpful. Well, those phrases may seem trite,

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Friendship: An Unexpected Benefit Of Training

We often think of training as solely a learning endeavor, but educational events can also serve as opportunities to build new relationships. Whether delivered online or in the classroom, learning experiences–when designed with an eye on socialization–bring people together in ways that typical networking or social events cannot. Learners and instructors have a shared frame of reference (the course content)

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