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Northcentral University Podcast Series
38 minutes | 3 days ago
VESC Ep. 9: Learning from Online Dissertation Students during COVID-19
Join Dr. Broderick, Dr. Gillenwater, and Dr. Kamm as we discuss their research about the experiences of online students completing their dissertations at Northcentral University during COVID-19. Through their interviews and surveys with Dissertation Chairs, this research team found relationships, social emotional support, and adapting research methods rose to the surface as essential strategies for working with doctoral candidates during the 2020 pandemic.
12 minutes | 6 days ago
VESC Ep. 8: Sharing and Learning from Personal Stories During COVID-19
Northcentral University's Dr. Kimberley Fatata-Hall discusses sharing and learning from people's lived experiences during COVID-19. Her website, Want, Wish, Need is a unique online opportunity to share your story and read the stories of others. Check it out at https://www.wantwishneed.com/
35 minutes | 10 days ago
VESC Ep. 7: Creating the Virtual Learning Environment
Dr. Judith V. Boettcher is a nationally known consultant and author on online and distance learning. She's published five books and developed numerous blogs and resources you can find on her website, Designing for Learning Her third edition of The Online Teaching Survival Guide:Simple and Practical Pedagogical Tips with co-author Dr. Rita-Marie Conrad is being released this month. In this episode, Dr. Boettcher talks about several principles for effective online learning and offers tips to educators from elementary school through higher education. You can learn more from Dr. Boettcher at http://designingforlearning.info/
27 minutes | 13 days ago
ETHE Ep. 37: From SoE Doctoral Student to Alumni to NCU Alumni Navigator
School of Education alumni Dr. Gary Walker-Roberts discusses his doctoral journey, indicating the NCU supports and resources helping him to complete his doctorate. From doctoral student to alumni to now Alumni Navigator for NCU, Dr. Walker also shares this progression as well as his latest role to assist other NCU students realize their goal of earning a doctorate. Dr. Walker’s energy and personalization are both motivating and helpful for any student thinking about completing their doctoral journey at NCU.
3 minutes | 17 days ago
ETHE Ep. 36: Doctor of Education Grant Opportunity at Northcentral University
Northcentral University’s Dean of the School of Education, Dr. Andy Riggle, discusses the new Doctor of Education grant opportunity. Listen in to Dr. Riggle as he provides information on how new students can apply for this new grant opportunity to help reduce the tuition cost of the School of Education’s most popular doctorate program, the EdD. NCU’s EdD is designed exclusively for today’s educational leader-practitioners. If you are considering earning an educational doctorate, this is a great time to contact NCU. Our Enrollment Advisors are standing by to assist with any questions you have and can help you get started today! Visit ncu.edu/edd-grants for more information and to learn more about this limited time grant opportunity.
22 minutes | 25 days ago
CAVO Ep. 39: Avoiding Stress and Burnout in the Virtual Workplace
Research shows that working from home and feelings of being “always on” and available through technology distorts the boundary between work and being off the clock resulting in stress and burnout. In this episode, Janice Litvin, author of Banish Burnout Toolkit, joins Dr. Carissa Smock from the School of Business at NCU to discuss ways to change your responses to stress from the inside out to prevent burnout. Strategies shared in this podcast may help combat stress to create a healthier remote work-life balance.
34 minutes | a month ago
CAVO Ep. 41: Collaborative tools for clarity in the Virtual Work Environment
In this episode, listen as Catherine Mattiske, CEO and Founder of The Performance Company (TPC) and id9 Intelligent Design, chats with Dr. Samantha Hedgspeth about ways to utilize collaborative tools to connect with others by appealing to important preferences, developing a balanced presentation with clear messages, and using simple techniques that maximize attention and engagement in a virtual environment. Catherine is the 2021 CAVO Virtual Conference keynote speaker.
27 minutes | a month ago
ETHE Ep. 35: A Doctoral Student’s Success Story, Reflections for Current and Potential Doctoral Students
Recent NCU School of Education graduate Dr. Danny Chavez discusses his doctoral journey, providing supportive advice for current as well as potential NCU students to realize their dream of earning a doctorate. Dr. Chavez provides many helpful tips, from receiving support from the writing coaches in the Academic Support Center to utilizing the online librarians when completing the dissertation. He also explains how he was able to keep himself motivated, organized, and emotionally healthy throughout his entire experience at NCU. But perhaps most importantly, Dr. Chavez describes what earning a doctorate has done for him personally and professionally, in his quest to fulfill his dream as well as to be a role model for other Hispanics.
19 minutes | a month ago
VESC Ep. 6: Building Your System of Support as an Adult Online Learner
Miranda Regnitz, MS, PMP is the Curriculum Project Manager for NCU's School of Education. She draws on her insights completing an online degree, experience working at an online university, and exceptional project management skills to provide you with tips for finding success and getting the most out of your virtual education. If you're in an online program - you don't want to miss this!
43 minutes | a month ago
CAVO Ep. 38: Emotional Intelligence & Conflict Resolution
Are you an emotionally intelligent communicator? Listen as Scott Warwick, author of Solve Employee Problems Before They Start: Resolving Conflict in the Real World, joins Dr. Stephanie Menefee from the School of Business at NCU as they discuss managing conflict in the virtual environment using emotional intelligence through empathic listening, parroting, and rewards. This fun and engaging conversation will cause you to think of managing conflict in new ways.
21 minutes | a month ago
VESC Ep. 5: SHARE to Learn with Patrick York
Guest Patrick York discusses online learning and the SHARE organization. SHARE is designed to support teachers with learning, resources, and an opportunity to connect with others. Find SHARE at www.sharetolearn.com
15 minutes | a month ago
ETHE Ep. 34: Impact of COVID on Performance, Motivation, and Athletic Identity
Just over a year ago, the COVID-19 pandemic brought the world to a standstill. The world of sports was not immune to the virus once normal life started to shut down. As we begin to reclaim our normal lives, many athletes of all ages have struggled to cope with the ripple effects of the pandemic. This podcast delves into the issues of COVID-19 and its impact on the motivation of athletes to continue training and performing, its effect on the athletic identity of the individuals, and the role a Mental Performance Coach can play in helping both athletes and coaches navigate and manage the challenges resulting from the pandemic.
10 minutes | a month ago
ETHE Ep. 33: Getting to Know the Grants Office
Dr. Rebecca Collins provides insight into federal and private grants including the process for submitting a grant application and opportunities for student involvement.
22 minutes | a month ago
CAVO Ep. 40: Cybersecurity Tools: Defense and Offense
Cybersecurity dangers for virtual organizations and workers are often overlooked or unaddressed. Listen as Drs. Allen, Smiley, and Jackson discuss some of the critical skills and best practices most often ignored or not addressed by virtual organizations. Learn how ethical hacking and network penetration testing are viable practices for organizations to test remote worker data security.
17 minutes | 2 months ago
ETHE Ep. 32: Women in IT
Sandra Fonseca-Lind, Information Technology expert, focuses on the evolving contribution women have made to IT. Sandra walks us through the importance of having more hands-on experienced IT professionals capable of managing complex network infrastructures to support the new work landscape of remote, cloud, and mobile-based.
32 minutes | 2 months ago
CAVO Ep. 37: Special Edition: Women’s’ History Month: Taking up Space
In this special edition episode, we're celebrating Women's History Month with a lively discussion on what it means to 'Take Up Space.' We're joined by panelists Dr. Shavonne Ekeledo, Dr. Samantha Hedgspeth, and Veronica Hill, who not only exemplify what it means to take up space but share how others can do the same - personally and professionally.
27 minutes | 2 months ago
CAVO Ep. 36: Special Edition: Learn to Lead in any Role
Esteemed author and scholar Dr. Barry Posner joins Dr. Gary White from the School or Business at NCU to discuss how any of us can make difference no matter what position, title, or authority we hold. Their discussion is centered around the newest book by Drs. Kouzes and Posner: Everyday People, Extraordinary Leadership: How to Make a Difference Regardless of Your Title, Role, or Authority. Listen to hear insightful perspectives on application of timeless leadership principles!
22 minutes | 2 months ago
VESC Ep. 4: Voices from NCU Students and Alumni: Driving Research and Practice
This is the first episode of a new series produced by VESC called Voices from NCU Students and Alumni: Driving Research and Practice. The Voices series shines a light on the contributions NCU students and alumni are making to virtual teaching and learning. In this episode, NCU alumnus Dr. Samantha Hedgspeth describes her experience as an online doctoral student and offers recommendations to learners in virtual programs. Dr. Hedgspeth is the founder of The Hedgspeth Group, an executive coaching and consulting firm.
20 minutes | 2 months ago
ETHE Ep. 31: Meet NCU’s First President’s Scholarship Recipient
Northcentral University & Rio Salado Community College interview the first President’s Scholarship recipient, Trechaun Gonzalez, who is pursuing a Master of Social Work. This unique initiative has provided an alum of Rio Salado the chance to continue their education at Northcentral University. Join Heather Millward from NCU and Dr. Floyd Hardin III from Rio Salado as they discuss Trechaun’s academic and professional journey.
52 minutes | 2 months ago
ETHE Ep. 30: Doctor and Doctor: A Couples Success Story
A couple’s success story: Dr. Megan McNamara and Dr. Angela Beck discuss the support they received during their doctoral journey within the School of Education at Northcentral University. Advice and helpful tips for prospective and current doctoral students are also discussed.
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