• Places of Healing & Social Belonging

    The morning after the 2016 election I found myself driving—bleary-eyed after a restless night—to the English department at Florida Atlantic University to host a book fair.   Weeks earlier, when I had ...
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  • Connections: The Growth Mindset Approach to Success

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  • Step by Step: Success for Today's Student

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  • Class Activity: Health Resources

    Goal: Familiarize students with the health and safety resources available on campus, and help them make sure that they'll know where to go should they need them.   Directions:  Ask students to researc...
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  • Class Activity: ACES Initial Report

    Goal: Familiarize your students with ACES and have them reflect on their personal scores, considering both their strengths and their areas for improvement. Note: Your students will need access to LaunchPad a...
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  • The New ACES Progress Report - Coming Fall 2019

    Since we first launched the ACES self-assessment back in 2016, we’ve seen program after program make the simple decision to give each one of their students, on their first days of college, one of the most powerf...
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  • Video Assignment: The Procrastination System

    The Procrastination System     Type: TED Talk Topic(s): procrastination, writing, completing projects Search Terms: TED Talk Tim Urban Master Procrastinator Video Title: Inside the Mind ...
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  • Tech Tuesday: Apps We Love for Instructors and Students

    It’s #TechTuesday! Here are 10 useful and free apps we love for both instructors and students to live informed, balanced, simplified, and successful lifestyles: Alarmy Some of us just aren’t morning peop...
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  • Student vs. Student: Fostering Healthy Competition

    Immediately upon walking through the doors of my old high school, you are confronted with a floor-to-ceiling list of students’ GPAs. From day one, students are encouraged to compete against each other for the co...
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  • Class Activity: Relationship Axioms

    Goal: Get your students thinking about how to build healthy relationships and avoid common misconceptions about relationships and romance.   Have your students consider each of the following suggested &ldqu...
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  • Class Activity: Overcoming Unsuccessful Student Behaviors

    Goal: Students who engage in self-destructive behaviors are often unable to complete a college degree. Have students practice recognizing those self-destructive behaviors and the Emotional Intelligence Competenci...
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  • Class Activity: Comparing Class Schedules

    Goal: Have students work together to understand time management and design more time-efficient schedules for the next term.   Time: Ten minutes   In small groups, have your students share their c...
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  • Video Assignment: Emotional Health

        Video title: Mental Illness: What You See / What You Don't See Topic(s): Emotional health, depression Search terms: video mental illness what you see Time (of video): 2:18 Posted by: neinsteina...
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  • Class Activity: Stress Management Strategies

    Have students work together as they think about the strategies for managing stress. If your students could make only three recommendations to an incoming first-year college student about managing college stress, what ...
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  • Class Activity: Stress Management Case Study

    The following case study can be used as an in-class activity to initiate a discussion about stress management.    James is on an academic scholarship that requires him to maintain a certain grade point ave...
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  • Video Assignment: Nutrition

      Video title: The Freshman 15 Topic(s): Wellness, nutrition, exercise Search terms: video the freshman 15 college humor Time (of video): 3:28 Posted by: CollegeHumor Date posted: October 8, 2009   Video de...
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  • Paul Gore answers, "Why did you create this book?"

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