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  • Discussion Boards | The Warrior
    we looking for Let me share a few thoughts from some of the great faculty in the Discussion Board workgroup Discussion boards should not simply be viewed as another assessment writing assignment The purpose of the discussion board assignment is three fold It allows students to Demonstrate critical thinking in regards to a unit s content before the unit assessments So what does this mean Quite simply it gives you the opportunity to work through your understanding of the content for the unit course in a conversational format with you peers and professor This is like a practice run for future tests and papers Work through your understanding of the content test your knowledge and ability to articulate that understanding and identify the concepts you need to spend additional time with Engage with a potentially controversial or real life application of the unit s content For many of us this is where the rubber meets the road This is your chance to work through the nuances of the topic integrate it into your own ideas and beliefs and then present and defend them in a safe environment in order to gain alternative perspectives an enormous value I cannot overstate if you take any of my courses as cognitive biases are not only counterproductive but can prove potentially life threatening Connect with peers and instructors through the exchanging of ideas in a conversational setting Discussion Boards are designed to allow you the opportunity not only to network with other students but to share some of your experiences thoughts and ideas with one another in a way that I genuinely believe greatly enhances your academic and professional Again I am going to go with my own specific program on this one but I when I can get members of disparate groups of

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  • Rolling and Revising | The Warrior
    it s great to see both old and new faces alike said Doden who grew up in the Forest City area She was drawn to her new job because it would allow me to work with both Waldorf and CSU staff at the Forest City and Orange Beach locations Also my onsite supervisor Faculty Coordinator Tony Wical whom I have worked with previously was a big promoter of this position Being Waldorf alums and past Admissions employees makes us a great team The other great team she enjoys being with is the River City Dames of Anarchy roller derby group which she describes as one of the hardest things I ve ever done It has really challenged me to step out of my comfort zone and participate in something I never knew I could I enjoy how we all work and play as a team and getting to run into people can be pretty fun too said Doden She started practicing with the team six months ago and just recently began scrimmaging giving and taking hits and blocking this month as well as working toward passing the minimum skills requirement of 27 laps in five minutes She is eager to

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  • Professor Arranges Feasts for the Eyes | The Warrior
    notable was the first exhibition of the year It featured Brian Frink who was Swenson s painting professor and mentor during graduate school He shows his paintings extensively and has his work in many galleries and private collections I was thrilled when he was able to find time in his very full exhibition schedule to have a show at Waldorf Swenson said he truly delights in his job I especially enjoy meeting and working with the different artists while planning and hanging their exhibitions It is always interesting to see their work and discover what motivates them which in turn inspires me As an artist himself Swenson won a merit award for his work The UFO in the Area Show 44 held at the Art Charles H MacNider Art Museum in Mason City Iowa in September He is working on some paintings to enter in the Iowa Artists 2015 Show this spring He began teaching at Waldorf College in fall 2012 and currently is teaching design drawing and painting Swenson who grew up in Waseca County Minn taught 33 years for the North Iowa Community School District in Buffalo Center Iowa During this time and after he taught 15 years for the North Iowa Area Community College in Mason City Iowa as an adjunct instructor Swenson has a bachelor s degree from Winona State University and a master s degree in painting from Mankato State University Beginning today the Waldorf Art Gallery will be displaying artwork created by Joan Webster Vore a graduate of the University of Iowa and award winning artist An artist reception will be held Jan 15 from 5 30 7 30 p m with an artist talk at 6 30 p m The show titled Passing By will incorporate mixed media installations including hanging pieces drawings

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  • Faculty | The Warrior
    2 2015 Read Up on the Waldorf Online Library To help students Waldorf College offers online and residential libraries When speaking with the Director for Waldorf s Online and Residential Libraries he answered questions on how the library could help students have access to what they need to be successful in their classes The library staff if here to answer questions and provide help to students said Derrick Burton The online library is a college of tools websites eBooks and databases that help students locate supplemental readings perform research and support their education through their time at Waldorf Through the online library students have the ability to find answers to questions that may have been raised in class It also provides research opportunities to help with homework papers and projects Libraries provide plenty of educational material to help expand knowledge beyond the digital classroom A common misconception about libraries is that students think they are impossible to use While Derrick says that while he won t deny that it takes a little practice to get use to once you understand the basics students are often surprised by how much information is practically at their fingertips Ask for Help The best advice from the librarians is to ask them for help The library is here to answer questions and provide assistance Derrick said that no two questions they receive are ever the same The most common questions they receive usually involve how to locate a specific article help with APA citations best ways to perform research and why citing is important They ve even answered questions about research locating materials broken computers and anything else that comes their way The librarians constantly work to develop guides and videos respond to emails and answer incoming chats That s right online chat New

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  • President’s Message | February 2015 | The Warrior
    our culture at Waldorf and we hope to instill its value in all of our students It is our highest hope that you all will go on to do what you can to make your work place community and world a better place after graduation And we know you will Speaking of service our staff and faculty created charity Stop Hunger is hosting their annual food packaging event on March 4 where we are hoping to pack 72 000 meals for hungry children all over the world This year we are also emphasizing the importance of serving locally too 18 000 of our packaged meals will be sent to local food banks churches and other places of need If you feel the drive to join this great cause we would love to hear about how you get involved in your community or in charities and service projects you are passionate about You are also welcome to check out the blog where there is more information on the upcoming Stop Hunger event In service President Bob Alsop Author Claire Stewart Share This Post On Google Facebook Twitter Submit a Comment Cancel reply Your email address will not be published Required fields

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  • Find Joy in Charitable Giving | The Warrior
    you d like to continue to donate your resources time or money to this organization as the New Year progresses After all new studies show that creating a life of meaning actually creates more happiness than pursuing a happier life and we all know that giving to others not only makes them feel good but you reap the benefits of feeling the joy of contributing to others and making a difference as well If you do not want to reach out to a charity directly organizations like Volunteer Match list all open opportunities in your area and create connections for you to utilize your time at the organization that is the best fit for you It s important to only select one or two at the most organization s that you feel strongly about so you can truly commit to the charity of your choice A few organizations you may want to consider include The Humane Society Nation Wide Girl Scouts National Wide Citil Impact Ministries In the Regional Area Northern Lights Homeless Shelter Forest City Trinity House of Hope Womens Forest City Next contact the organization of your choice and ask them what they are in need of this season Are they in need of volunteers Or are they in need of supplies Perhaps they are in need of both Here are a few ideas to bring your friends classmates or co workers in on the fun Create a drive for supplies at a central location and drop the supplies off at the end of the collection period with a signed card from all who donated Drum up a volunteer day where you all go together or you sign up for hour time slots with one other counterpart Offer to selflessly give up a present this year for example

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  • Behind the Scenes | The Warrior
    Paul Bartelt professor of biology shows off some of the critters that students will be learning about and working with this semester Author Whitney Fike Share This Post On Google Facebook Twitter Submit a Comment Cancel reply Your email address will not be published Required fields are marked Comment Name Email Website Recent Popular Random Job Searching Use the Waldorf Career Center Feb 12 2016 Waldorf College Announcement Feb 10

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  • Waldorf Launches Master’s Degree | The Warrior
    opportunities for leadership as they build skills in ethics strategic management leadership theory and practice and more The Master of Arts Degree in Organizational Leadership was carefully designed to meet the needs of our students as well as the needs of business and industry I am very proud of this program and know it will serve our students well said Alsop adding that the program is now open for enrollment The master s degree program in organizational leadership also features concentrations in Criminal Justice Leadership Fire Rescue Executive Leadership Human Resource Development Sport Management These concentrations are designed to develop students leadership skills in the areas listed while equipping them with the knowledge to craft organizational change development and innovations To learn more about the new master s degree program please visit www waldorf edu ma org leadership Author Whitney Fike Share This Post On Google Facebook Twitter Submit a Comment Cancel reply Your email address will not be published Required fields are marked Comment Name Email Website Recent Popular Random Job Searching Use the Waldorf Career Center Feb 12 2016 Waldorf College Announcement Feb 10 2016 Waldorf University FAQs Feb 10 2016 Waldorf University FAQs Feb 10 2016 Edna

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