Pilot of Short-Format Intro to IEEE 7010-2020 Ethics Standard Live Training

Pilot of Short-Format Intro to IEEE 7010-2020 Ethics Standard Live Training

On Wednesday Zvikomborero Murahwi, Daniel Schiff, and I piloted the presentation we will be offering at the AAAS conference next month with a small focus group of friends and colleagues. Many thanks to our participants for their attendance and advice It was very helpful for us to get feedback, both from those who had not used or heard of the IEEE 7010-2020 standard before, and from other working group members who collaborated with us previously on the standard development. The biggest challenge moving forward and integrating everyone's feedback is in the short format. We had proposed a 90 minute workshop to AAAS, but were only accepted for a 45 minute workshop. We will do our best to implement as much of the feedback as possible into the 45 minute presentation…
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Towards Improving Teacher Wellbeing in the US: What We Can Learn From The COVID-19 Pandemic

As a UOP alumni, Alice is conducting a research project through the UOP Center for Educational and Instructional Technology Research (CEITR) as part of the CEITR community effort, “Responding to COVID-19 Crisis” but this is not limited to UOP teachers. The project is called "What We Can Learn From The COVID-19 Pandemic: How Educational Leadership Can Best Support Teachers In Responding To Emergencies To Reduce Negative Impacts on Teacher Wellbeing." We hope that responses will help us better understand challenges faced by teachers in performing their jobs in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The findings will assist organizational leaders within educational institutions in better understanding the struggles teachers are currently dealing with, and how they can best support teacher wellbeing and help teachers during this time. Eligibility Criteria: We…
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COVID-19 Resources for Business Support

The following is a list of resources available for businesses and individuals that are being offered as a response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. We are updating this list as we learn about more resources.  COVID-19 Resources for Business Support   NameFor-Profit BusinessesNon-Profit BusinessesCOVID-19 Response Businesses OnlyIndividuals (Direct)Asana: COVID-19 Asana License SupportNoYesYesNoBox: Free Box Business PlusYes, if existing customerYesYesNoComcast NBCUniversalNoNoNoYesGoogleYesYesYesYesMedalliaNoYesNoNoNew RelicYesYesYesNoOktaYesYesYesNoOracle NetSuiteNoYesNoNoPagerDutyYesYesYesNoRingCentralYes, if existing customerYesYesNoSalesforce.orgYes, if qualified              Yes, if qualifiedYesNoSlackYes, if qualifiedYes, if qualifiedYesNoTrelloYesYesYes Yes, must be an educatorTwilio.orgYes, if qualifiedYes, if qualifiedYesNo Asana: COVID-19 Asana License Support Asana would love to support nonprofits working in medical research and disaster response related to COVID-19. If your nonprofit is on the front lines of research & testing of COVID-19, they'd like to offer a free one year subscription to Asana Business for nonprofit organizations that…
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How Poor Hiring and Employee Management Can Cost Your Business

There is more to recruiting, hiring, and managing staff than the basic nuts and bolts, and costs related to making mistakes in hiring are many. Check out this great infographic from Fast Company on the non-cash direct and indirect costs related to hiring the wrong employee: Mistakes made in hiring and managing employees and contractors can lead to business shut down or at minimum, expensive legal fees to defend, win, or mitigate the costs related to a lawsuit. This for great infographic goes to Henry Kotula. These costs are primarily due to either mistakes in hiring or managing employees that arise simply because HR responsibilities are being carried out by someone without the appropriate understanding of HR and the related legalese expertise. For example, did you know that independent contractors…
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