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The NEA Higher Education Advocate October 2009



Teach as You Learn


Professors, almost universally, are experts in the subjects they teach. But what happens when you’re called upon to teach subject
matter that’s outside of that area of expertise? It’s not as unusual an occurrence as you might think. Can you teach something as you’re learning it? This issue’s Thriving is Academe offers advice on handling the challenge. 

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Professors, almost universally, are experts in the subjects they teach. But what happens when you’re called upon to teach subject matter that’s outside of that area of expertise?
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In July, Roger Davis, president of the Nebraska State Education Association’s Higher Education Academy District, and I were Education International (EI) delegates to the UNESCO World Conference on Higher Education in Paris.
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President Dennis Van Roekel speaks out on the importance of unions in rebuilding the nation’s middle class.
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One valuable resource for NEA members concerned about health issues, such as the H1N1 flu virus, is the NEA Health Information Network (HIN). Currently, the NEA HIN (http://neahin.org/h1n1/) is standing by with up-to-date informati
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Working with Health Care for AMERICA NOW! (HCAN) and integrating a legislative, media, and grassroots organizing strategy, NEA is at the forefront of the current healthcare reform debate.
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The Nebraska State College Education Association (NSCEA), with support from NEA, has launched a salary campaign in an effort to pressure the State College Board of Trustees and Chancellor Stan Carpenter to come up with an 11 percent salary increase.
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This section is intended to promote ever more effective teaching and learning in higher education through dialogue among colleagues.
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The American College Health Association (ACHA) has deemed it “epidemiologically valuable to identify disease burden and population-based attack rates of influenza-like illnesses (ILI) on college campuses.”
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Do college and university administration have the right to establish standards for faculty dress and grooming?
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As the nation’s largest higher education union of faculty and staff, the NEA faces challenges and opportunities in the current fiscal climate. NEA is working with Congress to improve and pass the Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act.

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