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Schools and community agencies must work together to provide transition services to students with disabilities. This podcast series brings Texas Workforce Solution Transition Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors and local educational agency and charter school transition-related personnel to the table to communicate effectively to plan and deliver transition services that are collaborative, effective, and sustainable.
 
Welcome to the Student Success Exchange, a series of deep conversations about real student stories between a Student Affairs Professional and the students he serves. Hosted by David Ip Yam, the idea behind this podcast is to learn from the experiences of students who are striving and persevering through post-secondary education. Discover how they define success, make sense of their journeys and the skills they use throughout the process. This podcast is for anyone interested in hearing about ...
 
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Higher education is recognizing the importance and value of diversity and inclusivity in our institutions, our classes, our majors, and in the workforce. Along with this recognition are efforts to increase the success and graduation rates of all students with particular attention to our historically excluded, minoritized, marginalized, and first ge…
 
As researchers study the success of students in active classrooms, they expose new questions to ask, they generate new data to analyze. These data put classrooms implementing active learning practices under the microscope. In looking closely at the details of implementation, researchers are now uncovering evidence of practices resulting in inequiti…
 
In this episode we parse the massive Active Learning Umbrella and discuss a particular type of active learning classroom, the generative classroom in which students generate their knowledge. Dr. Tessa Andrews (University of Georgia) discusses her research investigating how expert instructors think about, prepare and implement active learning in the…
 
Who were your role models growing up? In particular, who were your role models that led you to your career in academia? I’m going to guess that most of your academic role models were teachers who look like you or might have similar backgrounds to you. Think about the power of that - seeing an inspirational teacher/educator/thinker/academic that has…
 
In daily life, we seem inundated by negative talk and negative messaging. Open the newspaper, listen to talk radio, don’t even start me on social media! But our classrooms, our classrooms should be a sanctuaries, safe places to have civil, open discourse on contentious and non-contentious issues. Whew! That sounds like a slice of heaven, doesn’t it…
 
In Episode 2 Dr. Kimberly Tanner introduced us to Instructor Talk, the non-content language used by instructors. In this episode, listen to a fascinating discussion with Drs. Ovid and Rice about the student perspective of instructor talk. How do students view instructor talk? What do students hear? What do students think? And interestingly, what do…
 
How can you best help ALL of your students learn when they are all different? They each have their own complex lives and life histories. Listen to Kirsten Behling and Thomas Tobin talk about bringing the principles of Universal Design for Architecture to the learning environment to help manage this seemingly intractable problem. Universal Design fo…
 
Episode 16 is Part 2 of my conversation with Dr. Jessamy Neuhaus. We discuss the importance of time for reflection, the practice of gratitude, and the challenges of student evaluations of teaching: the most contentious subject in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.על ידי Steven Robinow
 
“The Research is Pretty Clear that there is one thing and only one thing that across the board improves teaching. Do you know what that is, Steve?” This is the first episode of two part series with Dr. Jessamyn Neuhaus, author of Geeky Pedagogy: A Guide for Intellectuals, Introverts, and Nerds who want to be effective teachers. published in 2019 by…
 
Many faculty participate in professional development programs that promise increases student success and decreases in the opportunity gap. Programs that train faculty in evidence-based practices have reason to promise these outcomes. However, some faculty that go through these trainings implement theses practices, others don’t. What are the factors…
 
The percentage of students on our campuses suffering from depression doubled from 2009 to 2019. Student suicides increased 50% over the same period. The pandemic probably hasn’t helped. Campuses nationwide are responding by increasing access to health care professionals and training staff and faculty to identify stressed students. However, most cam…
 
Many of your students grew up economically disadvantaged. Without intervention, economically disadvantaged students are more likely to leave the academy than economically advantaged students. While no one expects faculty to solve students economic problems (well, maybe we can help by minimizing costs of textbooks), we as faculty can significantly i…
 
Dr. Tracie Marcella Addy, Associate Dean of Teaching and Learning at Lafayette College discusses her 2021 book “What Inclusive Instructors Do. Principles and Practices for Excellence in College Teaching”. In this episode, we discuss why instructors and institutions should embrace inclusive practices. We also discuss practices that improve engagemen…
 
Dr. Robert Ariel, Assistant Professor of Psychology at Virginia Wesleyan University discusses his research on a simple approach that may help students adopt a proven study method - retrieval practice - that improves long term student learning and student success. If you are unfamiliar with retrieval based learning, please listen to my interview wit…
 
Enjoy a conversation with Dr. Bryan Dewsbury about an approach to inclusive instruction that goes beneath the mechanics of your courses. We don’t talk about what your syllabus looks like, how you engage students in your learning environments, or how you assess students. Instead we discuss an approach to inclusive instruction that first and foremost…
 
Welcome to Part 2 of my conversation with Peggy Brickman about group work. In part 1 of this episode, we discussed her 2018 paper entitled WHEN GROUP WORK DOESN’T WORK. INSIGHTS FROM STUDENTS. In this paper Peggy discusses her research on group work identifying a number of problems concerning standard practices that one might implement in courses. …
 
If you are interested in using group work in your courses but might be a bit intimidated, if you are using group work but are frustrated by it, if you have used group work but have sworn it off, I encourage any and all to listen to this two part series on the problems of group work and possible solutions. In this episode I have a conversation with …
 
Dr. Mark McDaniel of Washington University, author of “Make It Stick”, discusses learning and the importance of recognizing that learning is a skill. A skill that can and should be learned, a skill that can and should be taught. A variety of researchers study how people learn. There are reams of data about the effectiveness of various learning stra…
 
Dr. Susan Blum (University of Notre Dame), a Renaissance Humanist (look it up) discusses her recent book, UNGRADING: Why Rating Students Undermines Learning (and what to do instead). In this episode, Dr. Blum discusses problems associated with the long established system of grades and grading and discusses a recent movement, UNGRADING, which is a c…
 
Dr. Harriet Schwartz of Antioch University discusses her recent book, “Connected Teaching: Relationship, Power, and Mattering in Higher Education”. Most faculty spend a significant part of their lives interacting with students. Dr. Schwartz’s book reminds us that so much of teaching is about moments with students. These moments can be brief or exte…
 
Dr. Jeff Karpicke of Purdue University discusses his research on retrieval based learning showing that repeated testing of students without repeated study sessions results in higher rates of learning over the long term compared to students who repeatedly study but are not tested. This discussion might alter the way you think about studying and lear…
 
Dr. Bill Davis of Washington State University discusses two simple, non-content interventions that improve student success and decrease the equity gap. You will be amazed how a simple wording change to a syllabus, and how a straightforward email of encouragement can improve student success and decrease the equity gap of your courses. This is an imp…
 
Dr. Kimberly Tanner of San Francisco State University discusses her work documenting and coding the non-content talk that facutly use as they speak to students during class sessions. This work establishes the framework for future studies on the impact of “Instructor Talk” on the performance and attitudes of students.…
 
Dr. Carl Wieman, who was awarded a Nobel Prize for Physics in 2001, discusses his motivation to move away from fundamental physics research to the world of education research. Dr. Wieman tells a story that will resonate with those interested in ensuring that students are provided with the best possible learning opportunities for their success.…
 
“Two weeks after being accepted into the PhD, I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes [...] the auto-immune form of diabetes [...] That last chapter [of my student journey] was about Deanna finding her own resilience.” - Deanna Paolantonio (PhD)Deanna Paolantonio is a proud alumnus of York University. Dr. Paolantonio completed her doctorate in dance s…
 
“I’m privileged to be able to attend University [...] this is not a given, this is a privilege and I am thankful everyday to be able to come to school [...] I wake up feeling so thankful for this opportunity to learn.” - Glenn Singh Glenn is a first generation Canadian who is in his fourth year of studies at York University majoring in social work …
 
“My high school was predominantly white. There were a few pockets of racialized groups. I didn't realize it at the time [...] the microaggressions that we had experienced and how that affected the leadership opportunities that we were given...” - Althea Parala In this episode, Althea Parala discusses three distinct and contrasting educational journ…
 
“I started to enjoy learning. I started to learn about (social) issues I didn’t know about. I started to see the world around me not just the superficial world I knew.” - Mujtaba Ahmed-Hassan In this episode, Mujtaba shares what it was like to be a cis African-Canadian male that grew up in challenging socio-economic circumstances. While he faced ma…
 
“Surround yourself with things that will push you further. And from a health perspective, ask yourself if you can do all these things and still be happy and wake up with energy in the morning without experiencing any kind of burnout.” - Jasmine Hector In this episode, Jasmine discusses her life as a varsity athlete and her transition to pursue anot…
 
“I had to be honest with myself. I had to ask why perfectionism was so important to me.” - Joy Panjaitan In this episode Joy discusses the pleasures and challenges of being a creative student. She also unpacks some unexpected family events and internal pressures which led to her decision to extend learning beyond the classroom, to cultivate resilie…
 
“Sometimes you need to shift focus. Write everything that makes you happy.” - Kabi Moulitharan In this episode, Kabi discusses his journey through student leadership. Currently the Team Lead of York’s RED Zone, he has led initiatives to assist incoming students with their transition to York. But wait until you hear about his own transition to Unive…
 
“It’s OK to struggle. I was so embarrassed by my past, but I think it makes you a stronger person to have had struggles.” - Carli Gardner In this episode Carli Gardner unpacks the challenges which influenced her before and during the process of finding the right “fit” for herself at university. Listen to learn what it was like for her to struggle w…
 
In our final episode, we come back to the table to take a look at the progress on the action plans developed during our last visit and share next steps to sustain the collaborative efforts. As we culminate this 3 part series, we’ll hear from a few of our teams regarding their progress in achieving their goals. We will listen to Laura Villarreal, Pr…
 
In the 2nd episode of our series, We capture the work completed during the follow up session with Dr. Pattie Noonan from Kansas University, author of Transition Teaming: 26 strategies for Interagency Collaboration, facilitated a working session comprised of 160 transition related personnel and Vocational Rehabilitation counselors. In this session, …
 
Schools and community agencies must work together to provide transitions services to secondary students with disabilities. That was the challenge faced by the Texas Workforce Solutions Region 2 Leadership Services led by Jim Knauss, Deputy Regional Director Texas Workforce Solutions – Vocational Rehabilitation Services Rosla Hocker, Texas Workforce…
 
In this episode, Liam shares his story of when he felt like he didn't fit in and that grades were the most important markers of success. This changed in University when he invested in bilingual co-curricular and curricular education which propelled him in new and ever-expanding personal, academic and professional directions. This episode is loaded …
 
In this episode, Haya shares her journey as a 3rd generation refugee woman and former accountant, who at the time of this recording, had just settled in Toronto and completed her first year in Gender and Women’s Studies. This episode is loaded with perspective!Haya talks about her coming out story as a queer woman in Canada, what her experience as …
 
In this episode, Angelo shares his journey as a queer man, immigrant to Canadian, student leader, and education student. This episode is loaded with critical thought and personal narrative!Angelo, talks about the connection between his academic interests and his personal views, navigating a mental health diagnosis and associated challenges, growing…
 
In this episode, Jennifer shares her experience as a multi-lingual and international francophone individual who moved to Toronto and developed a passion for learning, psychology, leadership and helping people. This episode is loaded with passion and inspiration!Jennifer talks about changing her academic interests, developing her identity as a leade…
 
In this episode, Diane shares what it was like to be involved in student life and going on an international exchange program as a person who sees themselves as more reserved and introverted. Diane’s story is loaded with powerful reflections!Diane shares strategies for being involved, making friends, building self-confidence, seeing oneself as a lea…
 
In this episode, Austin shares his inspiring story growing up without his biological parents through challenging socio-economic circumstances and becoming the first in his family to go to University. Austin’s drive is inspiring and his story raw!He talks about the challenges and triumphs of balancing extra- and co-curricular commitments, part-time …
 
In this episode, Lys shares her inspiring story as an out-of-province mature student who left her job after 8 years to dive into full-time studies at University.This episode is loaded with vulnerability. She talks about what it was like to find community among younger students, to adjust to new academic and financial challenges, to navigate an alco…
 
In this episode, Nadia shares her story growing up as a multi-lingual individual who was eventually drawn to the field of academia, specifically to study linguistics. This episode is loaded with insights!Nadia shares how much her time in University influenced her appreciation for empathy, curiosity, relationships, mentorship, authenticity, lifelong…
 
In this first episode, Gelila shares her story growing up with a single mother and as the first in her family to attend university. This episode is a fantastic kick-off to the Student Success Exchange!Gelila talks about learning to think more critically about the world, finding and building community through involvement in student life, and being a…
 
In this episode of the Acting Classes In Perth: Student Success Stories Podcast I continue my interview with Perth & London based actor Callum Yardley, who talks about his journey from beginner to a fully fledged actor living and working in London.You will also hear how Callum funded his study at a London conservatory, what callum’s #2 must have ac…
 
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