Recent Blog Posts

Recent Blog Posts

The latest blogs from all of our authors are compiled below. To search for specific topics, use the keyword search field below.

Abstracts Now Being Accepted for “Achieving Ethical Leadership” Symposium to Be Featured in the Journal of Leadership Studies

Abstracts are currently being accepted for the Symposium “Achieving Ethical Leadership” until the deadline of Septemb

Knowledge Without Boundaries: A Student Experience

SAS student Bryan Vallance discusses his experience at the 2016 Knowledge Without Boundaries conference.

Welcome to Your Center

Welcome to the Center for Leadership Studies and Educational Research (CLSER). My name is Erik Bean, Ed.D.

CEITR Research Team Wins McJulien Scholar Best Paper Award at AECT

On June 16, 2016, three researchers with the Center for Educational and Instructional Technology Research (CEITR) wer

Knowledge Without Boundaries: My Phoenix Experience

My background within School of Advanced Studies (SAS) includes six years of online teaching and mentoring of doctoral

Knowledge Without Boundaries Annual Conference Recap

I can't say enough good things about the Knowledge Without Boundaries event held in Phoenix on June 9-11.

Impressions of the Knowledge Without Boundaries Event in Phoenix

Last week from June 9-11, I had the opportunity to attend the

Disparities in Educational Equity Remain Persistent, Per USDOE Report

The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) today unveiled new data from the 2013-2014 school year showing gaps that still remain too wide in key areas affecting educational equity and opportunity for students, including incidents of discipline, restraint and seclusion, access to courses and programs that lead to college and career readiness, teacher equity, rates of retention, and access to early learning.

Motivation: Autonomy, mastery, and purpose

Motivation increases when we are aware of personal motives. Finding purpose through a vocation is one way to develop strong personal motivation. Consider Dan Pink's thoughts on autonomy, mastery, and sense of purpose to find more motivation.

Equal Educational Opportunity: A ‘Dark Age of American Education’?

Recently the Washington Post published an article co-written by civil rights activist James Meredith. Meredith makes a dramatic statement, claiming, “We are in a dark age of American education.”

The Ethics of Student-Teacher Relationships and Violations of a Sacred Trust

Recently the Washington Post published a news article describing the arrest of a teacher who was arrested for having a sexual relationship with her eighth grade student. The incident raised the specter of the most egregious aspect of teacher ethics and calls all educators to question why such events occur and how we can prevent them.

Write Smoothly and Simply for Success

Write smoothly and simply for success

Boyer’s Series: Identifying Scholarship in Action

In this second in the series on Boyer’s Model of Scholarship learn about what ongoing scholarship means to universities and faculty and how the scholarship activities faculty engage in align with the four domains.

Can a Model Code of Ethics Guide Treatment of LGBTQ Students?

A Model Code of Ethics could help guide educational policy affecting transgender and other marginalized students.

Successful Research Project Leads to Inclusion in Academic Book to be Published by Routledge

For one team of researchers with the Center for Educational and Instructional Technology Research, months of hard wor

Motivation Grows from Vocation

Find motivation when you find your calling.

Tips for Preparing a Successful Research

Blog tips represent a consensus from several experienced researchers. We hope the following tips are helpful for CEITR affiliates for preparing successful research and manuscripts for publication.

Doing Business with the Government

The government allocates billions of dollars every year on services and products with a percentage of the

Not All Publishing Venues Are Created Equal: Understanding Vanity Presses

Learn more about vanity presses, self-publishing, and related pitfalls from Program Dean for the School of Advanced Studies Diane Gavin, Ph.D.

Boyer’s Series: Introduction to Boyer’s Model

In the first of a series on Boyer’s Model of Scholarship in SAS, we present the importance of understanding Boyer’s Model for SAS Faculty and a brief review of Boyer’s Domains of Scholarship.

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