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Wildlife Conservation for Children – Fostering a love of the outdoors

Jackie Edwards works as an editor, researcher and writer. Both her and her husband are keen environmentalists and through their spare-time activities, their two young daughters are becoming equally interested in wildlife conservation. Jackie writes: According to the World Wildlife Fund, wildlife populations of vertebrate species have declined by 52 percent over the …

Competency based education

Competency-Based Education (CBE) – What it is and why it’s relevant

You might have heard of Competency-Based Education (CBE)¹, a method of learning which is steadily growing in popularity.  As more adult learners are looking to earn a degree, CBE links study with the workplace.  Some people believe that this is the direction that higher education in general is likely to …

Cay Alford with Dr Brenden - Warnborough

Mentor Interview – Dr Cay Alford

Dr Cay Alford answered some of our questions about being an academic mentor and shared some of her personal interests. Can you tell us something about your academic path and areas of interest? My education path involved a deep curiosity for information and an interest in literacy and history. I earned …

Article about Wikipedia

Should I use Wikipedia for academic research?

In this information age, it is easier than ever to distribute and receive content, yet the much bandied-about term ‘fake news’ is a reminder that a lot of what is available is unreliable. If you are a student, it is obviously important to find reliable information and cite your sources. …

Dr Jill Kiefer at her Electro-Spective art exhibition

Dr Jill Kiefer – the role of the art history mentor

Dr Jill Kiefer is the director of Warnborough’s Fine Arts,  Art History and Film, Television and Radio Studies programs.  She also acts a mentor to individual students.  Jill gave us a few  minutes of her time to talk about being a mentor and about Warnborough’s arts programs. Can you say something …