Workshops & Events

Making a Life While Making a Living: Work-Life Balance
Starts: 2:00 pm
Ends: July 9, 2015 - 3:30 pm
Location: HBC 411.0
Description: Ever feel torn between work and fun time with the family? Do you have enough “me” time? Identify various ways to achieve balance with your personal, family, and work responsibilities. The conflicting demands of work and home can create stress and zap the time and energy needed to get everything done. In this seminar participants will find answers that will allow them to be more effective and more satisfied with both their home and their work lives. Competing demands will be identified, and an assessment of central life goals will contribute to an understanding of how to achieve improved work‐life balance. You will learn to • Identify the sources that keep you out of balance • Determine the meaning of work‐life balance • Learn time management strategies for effectively managing multiple demands • Discuss the benefits of prioritizing important events • Explore the role of delegation and communication with others • Develop an action plan to balance work and life demands Presented by EAP Deer Oaks

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The Art of Conflict Resolution
Starts: 10:00 am
Ends: July 14, 2015 - 11:30 am
Location: HBC 214.0
Description: Conflict is inevitable. During this session we will be exploring different types of conflict and identifying conflict management styles. You will gain an understanding of the role of communication during conflict and learn to connect conflict management styles with a variety of personality types. You will learn how to • Increase awareness of personal conflict situations and reactions • Explore the cost of conflicts to individuals and organizations • Identify current patterns related to managing conflict • Examine five alternative and constructive strategies for managing conflict Presented by EAP Deer Oaks

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Student Demonstrated Learning

Student Demonstrated Learning

by Prof. Robert Fyrst By the end of each semester, my government students have learned one of my philosophical beliefs: Government works best when we all participate. Throughout the semester, I utilize a number of techniques to engage my students in being critical...
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