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Prerequisites

6 ways a prerequisite course can help you succeed

If you’re wondering why you need to take a course in general education before ...

Avoid burnout

How to avoid burnout in the helping professions

“People who work in helping professions [can be] prone to professional ...

How has modern education changed teaching?

When you think of K–12 teaching, if you visualize a teacher standing in front ...

4 ways to show police leadership

While rank-and-file police officers who are thrust into managerial roles may ...

Environmental education

How U.S. schools are providing green education

When you think about going green, you might visualize recycling, planting an ...

Human services degree

What can you do with a human services degree?

If you’re passionate about helping others, earning a degree in human services ...

Writing cursive

Is learning cursive writing still necessary?

If you ask kids why a cursive “Q” looks like a “2,” or where exactly you start ...

Nursing advocacy

How nurses can advocate for their patients

“Advocating for patients is within [nursing’s] mission,” according to Susan ...

Nursing safety

How nurses can improve their safety on the job

Registered nurses have the fifth-highest rate of ergonomic injury in the ...

Women in science

Why more women should consider science degrees

Despite the wealth of job opportunities for people with science degrees, there ...

Social media in the classroom

How teachers can use social media in the classroom

If you’re a teacher, you’re likely always looking for ways to get your students ...

MBA degree

How to maximize the value of an MBA

If you’re looking to get a leg up on the competition, earning an MBA and adding ...

Superhero movies

Why are superhero movies so popular?

Look, up on the screen! It’s a comedy, it’s a drama — no, it’s a superhero ...

Top traits of a nurse leader

Top traits of a nurse leader

Nurse leaders work both behind the scenes and in the public arena to improve ...

Black History Month

How has life changed for black Americans?

The Civil Rights Act of 1964 outlawed discrimination along racial, ethnic and ...

Forensic nursing

What is forensic nursing?

Picture the scene of a crime. That single setting is filled with hundreds of ...

What is an environmentally sustainable business?

Today, an increasing number of companies use the words “green” or ...

Donate blood

Why donate blood?

January is National Blood Donor Month. You might want to consider making a New ...

Associate degree

What can an associate degree do for you?

Earning a college degree doesn’t have to take four years. You can finish an ...

English majors

What can you do with an English degree?

Prospective employees who hold English degrees are in demand in a growing ...

Psychology degree

How to make the most of a psychology degree

A bachelor’s degree in psychology “is enormously adaptable,” and a good ...

BSN

Why get a Bachelor of Science in Nursing?

Many registered nurses (RNs) and licensed practical nurses (LPNs) don’t think ...

Why get a doctorate?

Why get a doctorate?

Think earning a doctorate means becoming a college professor? “This is a common ...

Self-esteem in kids

5 ways teachers can build self-esteem in kids

Just because a teacher is great at instructing kids in reading, writing and ...

Working in the cloud

5 ways working in the cloud is changing business

Working "in the cloud” is making old-school desktop computers, disc drives and ...

Humanities degrees

5 reasons to get a degree in humanities

If you love reading English literature or are fascinated by Greek philosophy, ...

Resources for business students

Best websites for business students

Considering launching a startup someday or running a company? Business ...

High-tech classrooms are the norm

The evolution of technology in the classroom

From yesteryear’s chalk slates to today’s iPad® tablets, technology as a ...

Work spouse

How to determine if you have a work spouse

People all over the country have multiple husbands and wives. Not in the ...

Small college class size

5 benefits of a small class size

When it comes to the number of students in a college class, does size make a ...

Regular physical activity benefits the brain

5 ways exercise boosts your brainpower

Working out provides more than just physical benefits. Just ask Dean Hebert, an ...

Is texting bad for kids’ communications skills?

OMG! Can u BLV it? Txting ur BFF during class is bad 4 u!...

Learn to stay in the present

5 ways to reduce stress by focusing on the present

You’re worried that a pending merger means you’ll be laid off. You’re terrified ...

Forest wildfires

Are wildfires good for the environment?

Close to 8 million acres of forests and grasslands in the United States went up ...

Stress puts you in survival mode

5 ways “fight or flight” shapes your decisions

What do a prehistoric caveman and a modern hedge fund manager have in common? ...

Courses on autism available for teachers

With autism on the rise, teachers find support through continuing education

Picture this: It’s the first day of school for 23 third-graders. Eagerly, they ...

5 safety questions for prospective homeowners

5 key safety questions for potential homeowners

As the country’s real estate market gets back on its feet, house hunters are ...

Recess boosts students’ positive attitudes.

Want engaged students? Send them outside to play

Once the playground din dies down, recess is more than just a midday chance for ...

Person being checked at clinic.

Are community health centers government’s best-kept secret?

Need treatment for a health issue but can't afford insurance or the price of a ...

Neighborhood Crime

5 ways to reduce crime in your neighborhood

As technology has gotten more sophisticated, so, too, has crime prevention. ...

Man in corrections

5 challenges facing the corrections industry

The poor economy has affected our society in a variety of ways, and the prison ...

Teachers preparing for technology

Teachers prepare for education’s next frontier: online learning

From the pioneers’ one-room schoolhouses to today’s sprawling campuses, the K-12 ...

Donors choose

Want to thank a teacher? Try DonorsChoose.org

What do you give a teacher who has more coffee mugs than there are days in the ...

How do you train teachers for the future?

Conceptual frameworks, typically used as the first step in scholarly research, ...

Paint buckets

How the arts can improve SAT scores

Albert Einstein, who developed the Theory of Relativity, also played the violin. ...

Employees chatting with each other

3 common ethical dilemmas health administrators face

Being a health administrator can be like walking a tightrope — precariously ...

Got teens at home? Time to lock up your meds

Forget the childproof safety locks adorning most medications and even the ...

Improving care for parents – and themselves.

What’s next for baby boomers? The reinvention of long-term care

Baby boomers are masters of innovation. They’ve mobilized work through cell ...

Five important black Americans

5 black Americans who made history (and why it’s a darn shame you’ve never heard of them)

Ask any American history expert to name five important black Americans who ...

Watching football is more than a spectator sport

Anyone who's watched a Super Bowl that kept you on the edge of your seat knows ...

How to stop repeat offenders from doing time — time and again

Henry Earl of Lexington, Ky., has been arrested more than 1,300 times. Since the ...

5 ways women in prison behave differently than men

While the vast majority of people in the U.S. corrections system are male, ...

Martin Luther King, Jr. superimposed on an American flag

How has the work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. impacted our lives?

Every third Monday of January, the nation takes time to pay observance to civil ...

Mob mentality

The effects of mob mentality on crowd control

Recent incidents of what the media has dubbed “flash mob crime” have led to ...

Preparing teachers to bring technology into their classrooms

There was a time when all the technology needed in a classroom was a blackboard, chalk and students ...

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