College student populations are becoming more diverse.  The range of diversity among current students is wide thus requiring all college personnel to become familiar with how each respective population group needs to be supported to achieve their career goals. This group is for all college personnel who aspire to discuss and master the competencies necessary for exemplary performance and top customer service in a dynamic, rapidly changing higher education landscape.  Group members share best practices, ideas, thoughts, reflections, and resources to help colleagues across the globe improve performance. 


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Understanding Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) | Origin: ED130 | New comment by Elsie Morris

As a Special Services Coordinator, most of my students fall into the realm of varying degrees of PTSD, whether diagnosed or undiagnosed.  By developing my own skills and techniques to adequately...

Language as a Reflection of Culture | Origin: ED137 | New comment by Thomas Teeguarden

Students have to literate at both literacy and languag. This will help them to be successful in the learning environment, but they also have to understand that literacy in the English language is...

Culture vs. Race | Origin: ED137 | New comment by Thomas Teeguarden

Yes totally agree if you don't pay attention to all these things, the students learning environment will be very blah and bland in all aspects. Plus the students wont be as engaged as if this was imp...

The Diversity in “Diverse” | Origin: ED137 | New comment by Thomas Teeguarden

This is made me think about how I deal with students ion the learning environment and how do I treat everyone. I also have to reevaluate how I handle the class as a group while still taking care of...

Instructional Strategies for Students with PTSD | Origin: ED130 | New comment by Roy Case

This module is helpful in reminding me that all cases and causes of PTSD and TBI are wide in range and effect.  Being flexible with the needs of each student is of the utmost importance.

Supporting Students with PTSD | Origin: ED130 | New comment by Roy Case

I am already mindful of the possibility of students with PTSD and/or TBI attending my classes because I have a large number of Veterans attending.  I didn't know about IEP's or how they could...

Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) | Origin: ED130 | New comment by Roy Case

Recognizing the effects of TBI and PTSD isn't easy.  Getting your students to open up about what barriers may come from these issues is also challenging.  This module has defined some...

Understanding Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) | Origin: ED130 | New comment by Roy Case

I understand the evolution of research concerning PTSD and that it's not just something affecting Veterans.  I have read a book titled "Tribe," written by Sebastian Junger.  His approach to...

Strategies to Maximize | Origin: ED142 | New comment by Roy Case

I have been through countless year's worth of training due to military training and training I've received as a civilian.  I've come to understand that it is important to relay the significance...

Assumptions to Avoid | Origin: ED142 | New comment by Roy Case

Assumimg all Veterans are the same is a huge mistake.  There are differences in sense of duty and responsibility that go hand in hand with the Veteran's experience while in the military. ...