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Hello! Welcome to the Susan M. Stein Consulting blog – we’re delighted you’re here. In creating this blog, our goal is to simply make a difference.  To provide you with ideas, interpretations, insights, and resources, which we feel will be worth your time. We gather information through various sources (publications, interviews, observations, guidelines, policies, etc.) then condense and synthesize to …

Leading Like a Ferry: How All Boats, and More, Rise

A quick read about leadership and a ferry…the kind that moves people and vehicles rather than wings and pixie dust. Leadership can be intimidating. Depending on the environment, leaders can appear limited to those with healthy egos and Teflon® skin. Perhaps arrogant or narcissistic? Those who envision their legacy long before it’s been earned. What if the framework were shifted …

Slimming a Stuffed Curriculum – How to Fit it All In

Managing curriculum and course content is a continuous process. The goal: to clearly state competence to successfully earn a degree or complete a certificate. While terminology varies, objectives make up outcomes which make up competencies. Designing curriculum to accomplish this goal tends to look like this: Assessing curriculum effectiveness usually begins with mapping: evaluating syllabi and courses then comparing content …