The nominating process for political office is, in many places, mired in traditions that don’t lend themselves to efficient and accurate voting.Details
As we gradually learn more and more about the extent to which foreign governments might have tampered with the 2016 election in the United States, governments and organizations that depend on voting are understandably concerned about how they’ll be affected by ongoing security issues.Details
Because the American system of government is one that relies on democratic principles, the system of governing by majority rule has naturally carried over into the non-governmental realm of our boards and associations.Details
The acceptance of electronics in the modern classroom is one that has proven a boon to students, who can more easily transcribe notes and access Internet-based source material being used in a lecture. Inversely, they have also become easy distractions from ongoing lectures. Random web searches, gaming or consumption of unrelated media could be taking place if they aren’t properly engaged.Details
One of the signs of a civilized society is the establishment of governing bodies to set and enforce rules for communities.
A modern version of this is the neighborhood homeowners’ association, which has emerged from the suburban expansion of housing developments and condominiums during the late 20th century.
There’s a reason fraternities and sororities refer to the first few weeks of college as “rush.” For those hoping to join a Greek organization at their school, it’s a fun but also hectic, stressful time.Details
It’s no secret that being a doctor is a high-stress career. The constant pressure of making life-and-death decisions, as well as those that might have long term effects on not just patients, but also their families and loved ones, can wear down even the toughest professional.Details
One of the most talked-about business strategies to emerge in the last decade is known as the Five Moments of Learning Need. Designed by performance support experts Bob Mosher and Dr. Conrad Gottfredson, the training framework suggests that there are five consistent steps to learningDetails
The tragedies of mass shootings never seem out of the news cycle for long these days. It’s an unfortunate reality of modern life that, no matter what the cause or motivation, some people will attack a school or workplace intent on taking as many lives as possible.Details
Smartphones and other connected devices eliminate the need for dedicated equipment in classes and lecture halls. Businesses and academic institutions have for years taken advantage of the numerous benefits of audience response technology for lectures and seminars.Details
The modern manufacturing environment is a far cry from the beginnings of the industrial revolution, when long hours and threats to life and limb were a matter of course during each shift.Details
Audience response technology has proven itself again and again in classrooms, training rooms and board rooms for years. But with the expansion of remote learning, many instructors have been challenged by an inability to assess and respond to their students’ learning in real time.Details
The movie poster from the 1957 film “12 Angry Men” features the tagline “Life is in their hands! Death is on their minds!” It’s a somewhat hysterical reflection of the plot, in which a lone juror in a murder trial attempts to sway his fellow panelists to change their votes and avoid a miscarriage of justice.Details
When worrying about compromised elections, it’s a safe bet that what doesn’t enter a person’s mind is elections in the corporate world.Details