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Education as Advocacy: A Call to Action

Education as Advocacy: A Call to Action

The California School of Management and Leadership at Alliant University Awarded ACBSP Accreditation

The California School of Management and Leadership at Alliant University Awarded ACBSP Accreditation

I’m an Entrepreneur-Do I Really Need to Attend Business School?

I’m an Entrepreneur-Do I Really Need to Attend Business School?

What is Organizational Psychology, and Why is it Growing so Rapidly in the United States?

What is Organizational Psychology, and Why is it Growing so Rapidly in the United States?

Considering a Career in Special Education—Reasons, Rewards, and Challenges

Considering a Career in Special Education—Reasons, Rewards, and Challenges

April 05

Alliant Educational Foundation Announces $240,000 in Scholarships

This blog post is from the Alliant Educational Foundation ALLIANT EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE $240,000 IN STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP AID THIS SPRING In line with our mission to support student success, the Alliant Educational Foundation is pleased to announce $240,000 in student scholarship aid this spring.  These funds derive from approximately 50 donor-restricted funds held by the foundation for the exclusive benefit of Alliant students. In most […]

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April 03

The Value of Human Connection in the Workplace

The majority of people spend at least 30 hours per week with their colleagues — a fraction of the daytime hours they spend with loved ones. While digital communication channels—, such as Slack and email—, have increased efficiency, they have also made the workplace more impersonal. So the question becomes “Increase efficiency, but at what cost?” The Dangers of Digital Communication in the Workplace Most […]

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March 28

TESOL: Helping Students Find Their Voice

With our current political climate, with the ripples of insecurity and uncertainty being felt throughout our immigrant communities, and in honor of Cesar Chavez day—let us recognize the role that education plays in our societal push for equality. English as a Foreign Language (EFL) or English as a Second Language (ESL) teachers have a critical role to play in the future of our immigrant children. […]

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March 28

5 Lessons Learned As a Clinical Psychologist

A clinical psychologist practices the assessment and treatment of a variety of mental illnesses, psychiatric problems, and abnormal behaviors. The term clinical psychologist was first coined by Lightner Witmer in a paper published in 1907. Mr. Witmer defined the discipline as “the study of individuals, by observation or experimentation, with the intention of promoting change.” It is a certainty that much has changed in the […]

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March 20

What’s the Difference between a PhD and PsyD in Clinical Psychology

Congratulations! You’ve made the tough yet worthwhile decision to pursue a doctorate education in clinical psychology. Now what? Before you dive into doctoral training, you’ll need to clarify what type of degree you’d like to earn. In the field of Clinical Psychology, there are two distinctive doctorate-level degrees you can work towards: a PhD and a PsyD. What do these degrees mean and how do […]

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March 13

5 Ways to Promote a Healthy Workplace

Do you find yourself dreading the sound of your alarm clock as it beckons you to work? According to a recent Gallup poll, you are not alone in your misery . Poll results reveal out of a 100 million full-time employees 51% of Americans in the workplace aren’t engaged at work. Workplace conditions such as long work hours, lack of control over work day, and […]

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February 14

Self-Love and Valentine’s Day: The Untold Story

While the celebration of Valentine’s Day may come across as an U.S. aberration, many other countries and cultures do observe the occasion, but most commonly as a day to celebrate love and friendship. And it is perhaps in the pursuit of profit, that our nation – which once sold a rock as a pet and just launched a car into space – devolved a holiday […]

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February 14

Top 5 Resources for the TESOL Student

As a TESOL teacher, you can make your impact through enabling students to communicate, express and advocate for themselves. TESOL teachers give the gift of voice, and online resources complement classroom learning, so here our 5 favorite resources for TESOL learners. 1. Lanternfish TESOL learners of all ages will enjoy Lanternfish, which offers vocabulary flashcards, crossword puzzles, worksheets for young learners, vocabulary-boosting videos, quizzes, phonics, […]

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February 08

The Call to Leadership

Alliant’s Resident Leadership Expert Helps Us Explore our Doctorate in Leadership Program Last year, Alliant launched a leadership training program for its employees called PRIME. A few of us filled out applications and became part of a year-long program geared toward developing us into effective leaders at both the micro and macro levels. The launch of the program was a two-day workshop led by our […]

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