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University of Phoenix e-textbook pilot improves adult math engagement

To reduce math anxiety and make the material more relatable, University of Phoenix’s College of General Studies worked with zyBooks from John Wiley & Sons to reconceptualize a two-course undergraduate sequence on quantitative reasoning. Associate Dean Jac Kelly, Ph.D., shares takeaways from the recent pilot.

Development from a distance: How to conduct performance reviews remotely

A return to the office is still a long way off for many, driving some employers to shift out of crisis mode and instill a sense of normalcy into operations. Steven Starks, University of Phoenix senior manager of career counseling services, said employers need to consider how they usually conduct performance reviews and determine if that still makes sense.

Pandemic leaves many workers anxious about returning to office

The coronavirus pandemic has left a majority of workers feeling worried and anxious about returning to the office once their workplaces reopen, according to a new University of Phoenix survey.

Unleash your brand ambassadors for online education

As students adjust to often unfamiliar online learning, social media gives educators a powerful way to bring to life what it feels like to receive an online education. The University of Phoenix Instagram does this exceptionally, using visual stories to give prospective students insight into the lives of its online student community.

We must not leave nontraditional students behind as COVID-19 forces colleges online

As the coronavirus forces university classes to resume in an online environment, University of Phoenix Chief Operating Officer Raghu Krishnaiah said schools must devote special attention to marginalized student groups like minorities, first-generation students, transfer students and others.

In Phoenix, rising temperatures day and night kill more people each year

A record number 197 people in the Phoenix area died from heat-related causes in 2019. Respiratory illnesses tend to be worse in summer, said Kathleen Winston, dean of the College of Nursing, University of Phoenix. Winston, an RN with 40 years of experience and a Ph.D. in nursing science, said researchers are beginning to study the effects of heat on coronaviruses to learn more about their tie to summer illnesses.

  • Sept 11, 2020
  • MSN
University of Phoenix and Woz U help bridge technology skills gap

Chris Coleman, president of Woz U, explains how Woz Enterprise is providing a pathway for community college graduates to placement in entry-level apprenticeships and a bachelor’s degree at University of Phoenix to help address the skills gap in information technology.

University of Phoenix and Woz U help bridge technology skills gap

The skills gap in information technology is widening. Chris Coleman, president of Woz U, explains how Woz Enterprise is providing community college graduates a pathway placement in entry-level apprenticeship jobs and a bachelor’s degree at University of Phoenix.

In Phoenix, rising temperatures day and night kill more people each year

With Phoenix-area temperatures rising, Dr. Kathleen Winston, dean of the College of Nursing at University of Phoenix, said researchers are beginning to study the effects of heat on coronavirus to learn more about the tie to illnesses.

COVID-19 is making it clear that college students are, in fact, customers

Brick-and-mortar colleges are going entirely online as COVID-19 cases continue to rise, and students are worrying about tuition cost amidst rising unemployment . University of Phoenix Chief Strategy & Customer Officer Ruth Veloria said higher education institutions must demonstrate how postsecondary education translates to employability.

Diversity has been mantra at University of Phoenix since its founding, dean says

When the late John Sperling created University of Phoenix in 1976, his goal was to provide an opportunity for working adults to continue their education. Kevin Wilhelmsen, dean of the College of Business and Information Technology, shares how UOPX’s efforts to promote diversity among enrollees continues today.

How Covid-19 adjustments at Valley colleges help level playing field for MBA minority students

The Phoenix Business Journal ranked University of Phoenix No. 2 on its 2019 top MBA programs list. Last fall, 59.4% of the University’s MBA class were women and 44.1% were nonwhite. College of Business Dean Kevin Wilhelmsen said the program addresses multiculturalism through equally diverse faculty & staff.

Tips for parents: How to help students succeed in online learning

Many San Diego schools have already started the 2020-21 school year with online learning. Pam Roggeman, Ed.D., dean of the College of Education, shared tips to help parents get ready for the year.

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