August 30, 2022


randall swain public administration
A veteran instructor, Randall Swain believes in accessibility and taking an active part in his student’s educational experience. Swain goes above and beyond to ensure his online students have just as much opportunity to interact and build a relationship with him as their on-campus counterparts. Swain’s personal attention and dedication to helping students prepare to...
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health services administration
My professional practice experience with a large healthcare system in Kentucky allowed me to test my skills with a challenging project. The site manager was so impressed I was offered a full-time position on the team. This was an entry level position that required the RHIA or RHIT. I was often pulled to work on...
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fire protection student
Sarah Guynup is an Engineering Designer at LaBella Associates, an international architecture, engineering, environmental and planning firm. Sarah is completing her fire protection and safety engineering technology bachelor’s degree online with Eastern Kentucky University. She recently shared her thoughts about her EKU Online experience.
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instructional media design
The visual design plays an essential role when designing learning experiences. Not only does your content need to adhere to the rules of human cognitive infrastructure as prescribed by Mayer's cognitive theory of multimedia learning, but it needs to be visually appealing.
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education time management
Are you feeling overwhelmed with a to-do list as long as your arm? Are you feeling pressured by lack of time and looming deadlines? If you are, you are not alone. Leadership roles, while rewarding, bring a host of challenges and stresses, but there are proven methods the most effective leaders implement to handle these...
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social work international overdose awareness day
Kentucky alone has been extensively battling the drug epidemic and overdose complexities. Overdosing is when a person consumes higher doses of a chemical substance than their body can feasibly tolerate. In 2021, it was reported that 2,250 Kentuckians died from a drug overdose; this is a 14.5% increase from the prior year. Unfortunately, 2020 saw...
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social work vicarious trauma
Vicarious trauma is the accruing effect of being exposed to someone else’s trauma. It frequently occurs in people who engage with trauma survivors or witness traumatic events, especially on a repetitive basis.
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business risk management
Marcella Reynolds Beasley, an EKU Online Risk Management and Insurance student, is among 99 North American students awarded a Spencer Educational Foundation Scholarship for 2022. Spencer’s merit-based scholarships are awarded to full-time master’s, part-time master’s, and Ph.D. students in the United States and Canada who plan to pursue a career in Risk Management and Insurance....
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communication studies
It is common for communication students to take an interpersonal and/or family communication class. These classes may be popular because they provide students with an opportunity to apply interpersonal and family communication research to their everyday lives. As a professor in the field of family communication, I try to incorporate some of my own research...
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