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Equity, Equality, and Inclusion

In her recent novel, “small great things,” author Jodi Picoult addressed the difference between equality and equity. As one of the author’s character explained it: “Equality is treating everyone the same. But equity is taking differences into account, so everyone has a chance to succeed.” She goes on to say that the former seems fair,… Read more

 
2.10.17

Bullying Prevention: Teaching Our Youth To Embrace Their Differences

October was anti-bullying month, so naturally we at DirectCourse thought this would be a good time to talk about this issue, and how it may affect people with disabilities. Research suggests that children with physical, developmental, intellectual, emotional, and sensory disabilities are more likely to be bullied than their peers. According to a study conducted… Read more

 
11.4.16

Why it’s Important to help Seniors Avoid Isolation

As we grow older, the tendency to rely only on ourselves is not unusual; however, doing so to the point of isolation can be detrimental to our health, especially when it comes to senior citizens. While relying on the help of family can become wearisome, it can also cause seniors to feel like a burden… Read more

 
10.7.16

Admin Corner – September 2016

EPM Redesigned Home Page Coming Soon! As part of the ongoing improvement of our products, we are pleased to announce that we will soon launch a new homepage for Elsevier Performance Manager. Key Benefits & Features This homepage will make it easier for learners to find their assignments, view organization announcements, locate their transcript, and… Read more

 
9.22.16

There’s No Love Like a Dogs Love

  There’s no love like a dogs love. As man’s best friend, dogs have that unique gift to make you feel loved and cherished. They also, as researchers say, have that distinctive ability to lower stress levels, which can be extremely beneficial especially when it comes to children on the autism spectrum as well as… Read more

 
9.15.16

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