Fielding University Press Publishes “Sexual Misconduct Prevention Guidebook”

2022-06-30T11:40:42-07:00

Wednesday, July 29 — Coinciding with the 50th anniversary of Title IX, Fielding University Press is proud to announce its publication of The Sexual Misconduct Prevention Guidebook, written by Fielding alumna Dr. Laura McGuire. The publication is the first to be co-funded by the Jean-Pierre Isbouts Endowed Fund for Lifelong Learning, launched by alum Pauline Albert, Ph.D., to support the publication of research by Fielding’s alumni. In this Guidebook, Laura deploys her lived experience as a sexual misconduct prevention expert in higher education and the military to develop a series of best practices for use on campus at today’s educational institutions. Going [...]

Fielding University Press Publishes “Sexual Misconduct Prevention Guidebook”2022-06-30T11:40:42-07:00

Handbook of Online Learning in Higher Education

2022-06-28T14:30:48-07:00

“A Godsend, an authoritative compendium, timely, and research-supported,” is what many who have turned to Fielding’s “Handbook of Online Learning in Higher Education” are saying. Released in 2021, during the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s no surprise that the “Handbook for Online Learning” has become a go-to source for universities and educators challenged to pivot and build online learning programs and curricula from scratch. For others in higher education who have embraced the new opportunities that online learning offers, the “Handbook” has also been a trusted guide. Alma Boutin-Martinez, Ph.D. There is plenty to unpack in this more than 600-page [...]

Handbook of Online Learning in Higher Education2022-06-28T14:30:48-07:00

Pushing for Change Fielding Alum Monique Morris Has Used the Research Side of Social Justice to Create a Village of Care for School Girls of Color

2022-06-27T16:11:52-07:00

Monique Morris, Ed.D. When Monique W. Morris, Ed.D. ‘13 was in the sixth grade, she got into a fight. It wasn’t her first, but fighting at school made this time different. A classmate who had taunted her for weeks stepped on her shoe in gym class and refused to apologize. It didn’t matter that her opponent was taller and bigger, she grabbed the boy and flung him to the ground, the way she learned to do in her judo class. She could have been “pushed out” of school or arrested that day for fighting. Today, Dr. Morris said, [...]

Pushing for Change Fielding Alum Monique Morris Has Used the Research Side of Social Justice to Create a Village of Care for School Girls of Color2022-06-27T16:11:52-07:00

Alum Lawrence Drake, Ph.D., Appointed Bethune-Cookman University Interim President

2022-06-19T17:08:53-07:00

Media Psychology Program alum Dr. Lawrence Drake, II, appointed Interim President at Bethune-Cookman University. Lawrence M. Drake II, Ph.D. According to Ormond Beach Observer, Drake currently serves as Dean of B-CU’s College of Business and Entrepreneurship and has been instrumental in designing and co-sponsoring the University’s strategic review process, “Re-Imagining B-CU: Now, Next and Beyond.” Drake will continue serving as CBE’s dean in his new interim role. Drake enjoyed an impressive 21-year career with The Coca-Cola Company, where he held several key positions, including Division President & CEO of Nigeria and Equatorial Africa Division. This role included global [...]

Alum Lawrence Drake, Ph.D., Appointed Bethune-Cookman University Interim President2022-06-19T17:08:53-07:00

An American Story: Drawing on the roots of an antebellum interracial Texas couple, Juneteenth speaker, graduate shares reasons to celebrate

2022-06-27T16:16:54-07:00

Nearly 40 years ago, business and community leader Beverly J. Dorsey Stevenson, Ph.D. (2013) learned about the abiding yet forbidden Civil War-era relationship between Edward Ruthven Taylor, the white son of a prominent Texas slave broker, and Ann George, a Black enslaved woman his family owned. Dr. Beverly Stevenson and her husband Major William Stevenson spent decades unearthing and protecting a little-known American story that was their own. [ALL PHOTOS: Courtesy of Dr. Beverly Dorsey Stevenson] The story was passed along via the couple’s great-grandson, Major William Stevenson Sr., whom Dr. Stevenson was dating at the time and who [...]

An American Story: Drawing on the roots of an antebellum interracial Texas couple, Juneteenth speaker, graduate shares reasons to celebrate2022-06-27T16:16:54-07:00

Depp v. Heard: Why Depp Won the Battle of Archetypes

2022-06-06T09:59:00-07:00

Many fans redeemed Depp as a tarnished hero and cast Heard as the evil Medusa. Key points Archetypal patterns quickly cast Depp and Heard’s roles. Already condemned by cancel culture, Depp chose to challenge Heard publicly. The trial underscored how pervasive gender stereotypes influence perceptions of behavior. Johnny Depp has emerged as the victor in the infamous Depp vs. Heard trial. Many Depp fans are ecstatic, their commitment to Depp gratified by an official ruling. Heard fans are disappointed but primarily because of the potential fallout on the issue of domestic abuse. Advocates worry that the #MeToo movement has suffered [...]

Depp v. Heard: Why Depp Won the Battle of Archetypes2022-06-06T09:59:00-07:00

Why “Good Vibes Only” Creates Bad Vibes

2022-05-31T09:37:22-07:00

Toxic positivity is positive thinking at its worst KEY POINTS Kids are drawn to apps where they can connect easily with friends without being spied on by parents. Social media apps are designed to be psychologically engaging. It’s what makes them fun and hard to put down. Social media use can be positive and negative. How you use it matters. Critical thinking skills and open communication at home can keep kids safe while having fun online. Tired of “good vibes only” on social media? There’s always value in a positive outlook, but when it’s “only,” it becomes toxic. Toxic [...]

Why “Good Vibes Only” Creates Bad Vibes2022-05-31T09:37:22-07:00

Inaugural Juneteenth Celebration: Save the Date and Register Today

2022-05-23T13:10:20-07:00

Defining moments in history remind us of the ongoing fight for freedom, justice, and equity. On June 19, 1865, in Galveston, Texas, the Emancipation Proclamation was announced, thus commemorating the end of Black enslavement in America. This profound event has become known as Juneteenth, Freedom Day, or Emancipation Day and serves as a time to commemorate the end of the heinous practice of chattel slavery.  Fielding Graduate University strives to be an equity-serving institution by acknowledging our shared histories and engaging cultural moments that represent the diversity of our Fielding community.  This year we host the Inaugural Celebration event. Our [...]

Inaugural Juneteenth Celebration: Save the Date and Register Today2022-05-23T13:10:20-07:00

Depp vs. Heard: Can Justice Prevail Amid Toxic Stans and Memes?

2022-05-05T22:35:44-07:00

Trial by social media, with irreparable consequences. On April 11, 2022, the courtroom drama of Johnny Depp and Amber Heard began and their tumultuous, extravagant, and mutually-abusive relationship played out across traditional and social media. However ugly the testimony, though, it's nothing compared to what is happening on social media. The public testimonies are fueling much meaner ones on social media, where stans (stalkers-plus-fans) have taken to platforms with unbelievable vitriol, ranging from insults to death threats. Johnny Depp has always had a lot of enthusiastic fans—even with all the controversy that has followed him. His Instagram account has [...]

Depp vs. Heard: Can Justice Prevail Amid Toxic Stans and Memes?2022-05-05T22:35:44-07:00

What Parents Want to Know About Snapchat and Kids

2022-05-04T21:24:41-07:00

Q&A: Critical thinking skills and open communication can keep kids safe online. KEY POINTS Kids are drawn to apps where they can connect easily with friends without being spied on by parents. Social media apps are designed to be psychologically engaging. It’s what makes them fun and hard to put down. Social media use can be positive and negative. How you use it matters. Critical thinking skills and open communication at home can keep kids safe while having fun online. The questions I hear from parents show deep concerns about kids and social media use — especially post-pandemic. Snapchat [...]

What Parents Want to Know About Snapchat and Kids2022-05-04T21:24:41-07:00
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