Katherine Hillerich

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Dealing with Challenging Students | Origin: ED104 | New comment by Katherine Hillerich

It may be helpful to give students 5 colored cards to hand in each time they want to speak in class.  This may help students to prioritize sharing in class and allow for an even distribution of...

Setting the Stage for Success | Origin: ED104 | New comment by Katherine Hillerich

When facilitating discussions, help students to recognize they can share their experience even if they don't have expertise on the subject.  As the teacher, help explain or rephrase my...

Evaluating Student Progress | Origin: ED206 | New comment by Katherine Hillerich

Reply to Michael Taylor's post: I completely agree with your post.  I think it's important to make sure we are assessing our students accurately.  In the mental health field, I am familiar...

Teaching Strategies for Labs | Origin: ED206 | New comment by Katherine Hillerich

Students learn better in an active learning environment that encourages participation versus sitting and listening to a lecture.  

Competency-Based Education | Origin: ED206 | New comment by Katherine Hillerich

Competency based learning is meant to bridge the gap between mind and body.  This will allow for a more comprehensive understanding of material and how to carry it out in the workplace. ...

FERPA in Action | Origin: CM141 | New comment by Katherine Hillerich

One's education record is protected for life.  However, once that person dies, someone can request those education records.  I also found it interesting that an employee who is also a...

FERPA Compliance | Origin: CM141 | New comment by Katherine Hillerich

Parents can view their child's records if the child is considered a dependent.  Also, directory information may be shared without the student's consent, so it's important for the student to...

FERPA Fundamentals | Origin: CM141 | New comment by Katherine Hillerich

Those who have access to a student's record due to teaching a class should only access the grades related to their own class.  Faculty must protect their students' privacy by being personally...

Prevention and Education | Origin: CM140 | New comment by Katherine Hillerich

It's important for the Title IX Coordinator to have background knowledge of the psychological effects of sexual assault in order to make and objective assessment.  

Investigations and Disciplinary Procedures | Origin: CM140 | New comment by Katherine Hillerich

While students are not required to report their cases to the police, they are encouraged to do so.  As an advocate for my students, I would recommend they report to the Title IX coordinator and...