Overview of the Center for Student Success Welcome to today’s webinar. Call In Number: +1 (866) 391-9390, Passcode: 64687993 We will begin shortly. The webinar will begin shortly. How to Participate • Place your phone on mute - *6 • Ask questions through the Q&A feature • Provide your feedback through the survey that will be emailed to you after the webinar Using the Q&A Feature Center for Student Success Overview Webinar Objectives: • Introduce Walden faculty and staff to student support services and resources to address students’ academic and skill development needs • Services to be covered: • Academic Advising • Academic Integrity • Academic Residencies • Career Services • Central Office of Field Experience • Library • Writing Center Academic Advising: Overview Walden University Academic Advising collaborates with students, faculty, and staff to foster an optimal student experience. We strive to educate and empower a diverse community of scholar-practitioners to achieve their educational goals and impact positive social change The Walden Academic Advising staff is ready to help you: • Answer general academic policy and procedure questions • Assist students in program review, development and process • Assist in student conflict resolution • Act as a first line of contact for student questions and concerns Contact: • 1-800-WaldenU, option 3 • multiple school/program specific email addresses Academic Advising: eCampus Site Academic Advising: Roles and Responsibilities • Academic Advising Standards Academic Integrity • Walden is committed to upholding the values of Academic Integrity and takes a pro-active approach to share our values with faculty and students and manage expectations. We expect that all faculty and students become familiar with our Code of Conduct, which includes professional conduct expectations. The Code of Conduct office provides: • Academic Integrity and Turnitin tutorials • Turnitin reference guides, FAQs, and best practices • Guidance, talking points, and templates for conducting academic integrity and conduct inquires • A database of all student code of conduct sanctions Contact: • [email protected] Academic Integrity: Classroom Resources • Turnitin Content Item under Course Home Academic Integrity: Faculty Resources • Academic Integrity Section Academic Integrity: Student Resources • Academic Integrity/Turnitin Student Resource Website Academic Residencies The Walden Residency Academic residencies are face-to-face sessions that provide students with the opportunity to meet and network with other Walden students, staff, and faculty. In many cases, students will encounter peers from different degree programs, disciplines, and locations, providing them with a truly cross-disciplinary environment in which to expand their perspectives and share best practices. Residencies are held throughout the year in various locations around the United States and, for certain programs, in international locations. At academic residencies, students have an opportunity to network with other students and develop the support and skills they need to complete their program. Contact: [email protected] 1-800-925-3368, press *, ext. 88818 Academic Residencies The residency experience is focused on five goals: • Socialization into the Walden community • Skills development in critical thinking, research, writing, and use of the Walden Library and other resources • Quality scholarship that recognizes the role of scholar-practitioners www.residencies.waldenu.edu Residencies also provide information to faculty and students through our: • Website • E-Campus Community • Social Media Sites (FaceBook & Twitter) • Identification with Walden’s mission and vision for effecting positive social change • Support services to facilitate academic program completion Academic Residencies Experience a Walden Residency http://www.waldenu.edu/About-Us/35990.htm Academic Residencies Academic Residencies also offers Capstone Intensive (CI) retreats • PhD-Dissertation Intensives (DI) • DBA-Doctoral Study Intensives (DSI) • EdD-Project/Doctoral Study Intensives (PDSI) 5-day sessions designed to help students make progress in writing their capstone proposals. Benefits students who have an approved capstone chairperson on file at the university, have a prospectus on file at the University, and are enrolled in at least one term in the degree program’s dissertation, project study, or doctoral study course may register for the retreat. Faculty members can recommend students for participation. Students are encouraged to e-mail their academic advising team to request information about registration. For More Information: www.capstoneintensives.waldenu.edu Career Services Center The Career Services Center helps students and alumni proactively develop and manage their careers through our website, blog, Twitter, E-Campus community, and individual one-on-one telephone career advising. Career Services provides students and alumni: • Advice on setting career goals • Resources for researching job opportunities and career information • Resume and curriculum vitae tips • Guidance on networking offline and online • Strategies to prepare for interviews and negotiating job offers Contact: Career Services Center website [email protected] 1-800-925-3368, press *, ext. 1399 Career Services Center - Available Resources • One-on-one career advising • Blog • Twitter • E-Campus • Webinars on career topics • Setting career goals Career Services Fast Facts • The Walden University LinkedIn Group has nearly 2400 members including Walden faculty, staff and students. • Omnibus Survey – 21% of students do not have a job secured for after graduation; 35% are extremely likely to use one-on-one career advising. • PhD students want to teach and consult. Nearly 1000 students attended our webinar on “How to Get a Job Teaching Online.” • Our website’s archived webinars include topics such as the Federal hiring process, how to start a small business or non-profit, LinkedIn for networking and your job search, and Walden career changers. Central Office of Field Experience (COFE) • Mission Provides strategic leadership and advocates for field experience programs across Walden University Manages operational excellence and regulatory compliance to ensure that field experience services are consistently delivered in a student-centered, effective and timely manner Supporting Field Experience Programs • Assuring compliance with affiliate agreements with external partnerships • Improving reporting structures to provide accurate data and tracking • Positively promoting Walden's distance learning model of successful field experience • Endorsing visibility for positively impacting opportunities for international student field experience • Collaborating with legal and regulatory affairs to ensure reduction of risk and liability • Advancing adherence to standardized and disciplinespecific policies and procedures • Remaining engaged in new program development • Consulting as needed to resolve field experience-related challenges Field Experience Programs 60 MS FO BSIDS 50 CLRA MSN 40 BSN MPH 30 MHA MHC 20 PhD Psych TTPMAT 10 EdS ELA MS ED 0 Central Office of Field Experience Director PHYLLIS MOGIELSKI-WATSON, PsyD (Remote) [email protected] 630/310-1228 KATHRINE (Kat) KASTBERG .5 Paralegal/Contracts Administrator (to be hired) (Baltimore) (Baltimore) Paralegal/Contracts Administrator Walden Library The Walden Library Walden’s online library offers full-text articles, e-books, one-on-one and group instruction, and document delivery, in addition to guides and tutorials that help you make the best use of our resources. The Walden Library staff is ready to help you: • Use the library and navigate the databases • Develop search strategies • Find reliable scholarly sources • Answer any questions related to your research Contact: • Walden Library Website • Ask-A-Librarian online form • Phone: 800-930-0914 The Writing Center The Writing Center • Dedicated to helping undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students become better writers • Provides writing resources related to organization, grammar, format, and APA style • Answers student questions about the writing process • Supports students to become effective scholar-practitioners within their degree program by helping Walden students develop the written communication skills necessary to become agents of change The Writing Center—Available Resources • Presentations and Advising at Residencies • Webinars • Website (Templates, Handouts, Videos) • Discussion Board • Blog • Twitter • Grammarly • One-on-One Tutoring • Center for Student Success Writing Courses March Professional Development • Faculty Meeting Follow Up Series • Information and Resources Students Need to Produce High Quality Research – Research Center • Faculty Role in Student Transformation – Dave Clinefelter, Chief Academic Officer • Helping Students Find and Write from Reliable Research – Writing Center • Webinars • Qualities of Effective Mentoring • Creating Multimedia Messages with VoiceThread • Providing Quality and Effective Feedback to Students Stay tuned to your email and CFE eCampus community for more details.