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The Value of an Online Masters in Education Degree

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The Value of an Online Masters in Education Degree
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American University

Pursuing a master's degree in education is a smart career move that can boost lifetime earnings. It helps educators stand out in a field that is hypercompetitive. The qualification offers many key advantages to professionals involved in various roles. In addition, it enables teachers to provide a higher quality education to students.

Mental Responses During Emergencies

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Mental Responses During Emergencies
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Eastern Kentucky University

Since elementary school, children are taught how to respond to emergencies like earthquakes and fires. The primary goal of these drills is to help create an easy to remember yet life-saving physical responses in case of a dire situation.

Allowing Diversity to Flourish in the Classroom

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Allowing Diversity to Flourish in the Classroom
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University of Cincinnati

The goals of the Universal Design for Learning are to reduce inherent barriers in instruction, provide appropriate support to all students, and maintain high achievement expectations from them.

New CW&F Issue Available Online for WFRN Members

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New CW&F Issue Available Online for WFRN Members
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Community, Work & Family Journal
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dowgun

The new issue of the Community, Work & Family journal (Volume 20, Issue 4, October 2017) is now available online here. Please note that you must be a member of WFRN and logged on to the WFRN website to access the issue.

The new issue contains the following articles:  

"Work–Family Conflict among Black, White, and Hispanic Men and Women"
Samantha K. Ammons, Eric C. Dahlin, Penny Edgell & Jonathan Bruce Santo

How Hospitals Can Improve the Health of Whole Communities

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How Hospitals Can Improve the Health of Whole Communities
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Adventist University of Health Sciences

Health facilities play a vital role in enhancing the wellbeing of the populations they serve. Some of the strategies hospitals use to achieve this goal include community outreach programs and liaising with local stakeholders such as religious institutions, non-profits, and running health programs that specifically cater to the vulnerable populations.

New Research Spotlight on "Community Resources & Work-Family Confict"

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New Research Spotlight on "Community Resources & Work-Family Confict"
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WFRN Committee to Connect Research, Policy and Practice
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Dowgun

The WFRN Committee to Connect Research, Policy and Practice is delighted to post a new Research Spotlight on "Community Resources and Work-Family Conflict - Is the Gender Gap Really Closing?"  The Research Spotlight series is designed to be highly practitioner-oriented with a focus on the implications of the research for organizations, individuals, communities, and fellow researchers. 

The Growing Threats to Child Safety Around the World

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The Growing Threats to Child Safety Around the World
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Eastern Kentucky University

Millions of children around the world are at risk for violence, abuse, and exploitation with several threats to the safety of children being interconnected. This examines specific issues on child safety and how they are related to one another. 

Bringing Healthcare to Indigenous Populations

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Bringing Healthcare to Indigenous Populations
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Adventist University Online Masters in Healthcare Administration

What IS "Family-Friendly," Anyway?

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What IS "Family-Friendly," Anyway?
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Robin Hardman Communications Blog (also on Huffington Post)
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Robin Hardman

What does it mean for a workplace to be "family-friendly?" I’ve noticed that so-called family-friendliness tends to land in one of two buckets.

The Center on Aging & Work Announces a New Grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

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The Center on Aging & Work Announces a New Grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
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Center on Aging and Work

18 November 2014--The Center on Aging & Work announces a new grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to convene a small group of scholars from a variety of disciplines (e.g., economics, industrial organizational studies, management studies, gerontology, sociology and social work, psychology, and public health) to assess the need for a vibrant and functional ongoing research network.

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