Five Paths to Leadership℠ Self-Assessment Facilitation Certification Training 

Become a certified practitioner of the Five Paths to Leadership℠ Self-Assessment and bring your expertise to your institution to both support individual learners and facilitate workshops with your campus.  The Five Paths to Leadership℠ Self-Assessment is being used by thousands of faculty and staff in higher education across North America. The magic of the Five […]

Beatriz González, PhD

Previous to her work at MDC, she served as Chief Diversity Officer, Vice Provost, and Professor of Counseling at the University of La Verne (ULV) in California. As Vice Provost, she led initiatives supporting teaching and learning, with responsibility for sponsored research & IRB, community-based learning, faculty development, student affairs, advisement & registration, interfaith dialogue, […]

Taking a Formative Assessment Approach to Annual Faculty Evaluations

Whether your faculty are standout rock stars, or they are struggling to perform as expected, the annual evaluation is a valuable opportunity to foster engagement with them. It’s a chance to reflect on how the year has gone, express gratitude for their contributions to the campus community, and provide specific and actionable feedback to help […]

Improving the Accessibility of Online
Course Materials

July 7, 2011. In a climate of increased demand for online courses and increased federal scrutiny of regulatory compliance, it is increasingly critical that colleges and universities ensure the accessibility of their online course materials for students with disabilities — and not only for online courses, but also for classes held in the physical classroom that direct […]

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Improving the Accessibility of Online Course Materials

July 7, 2011. In a climate of increased demand for online courses and increased federal scrutiny of regulatory compliance, it is increasingly critical that colleges and universities ensure the accessibility of their online course materials for students with disabilities — and not only for online courses, but also for classes held in the physical classroom that direct […]

Supporting Neurodiverse and Accessible Learning Outside of the Classroom

Much of the curriculum in higher ed is initially designed as if learners are “neurotypical” and then adapted for those who don’t meet that mold. This leads to many students seeking campus support services outside of the classroom in order to achieve academic success. Neurodiversity (or learner variability) applies to all students. Essentially, neurodiversity is […]

Making Your Social Media Content Accessible and Inclusive

More and more institutions are facing scrutiny over the accessibility of their websites, and now, that same conversation is turning to social media. While the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) doesn’t currently offer guidance related specifically to social media, the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) is calling out institutions that aren’t ensuring posts and content […]

Assess the Strategic Position of Your Department

The increasingly competitive landscape within higher ed requires department chairs to be dynamic, not passive, in how they respond to challenges and opportunities. This requires you to make important decisions that may impact your department for years to come. As a new department chair, this can feel scary since you’re still learning how to do […]

Making Your Online Course Accessible to All Learners

Implementing accessible teaching practices in the online environment can be daunting. Faculty are often not properly trained in these techniques and feel ill-prepared to apply them. However, there are simple steps instructors can take to make any online course more accessible, compliant with federal laws, and appropriate for students with a range of learning styles […]

Navigating Your Career Journey: An Online Course for Women Leaders in Higher Education

This six-week online program for women leaders is designed to help you manage conditions for career growth while gaining invaluable feedback on presenting and advocating for yourself both on paper and in person. This is a unique opportunity to learn from some of the best leaders in the industry in a supportive environment alongside other […]