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At National University, we strive to make higher education accessible to all adult learners. View our resource articles below that provide insights and information to help navigate your education path.

Make a Career Switch to an Engineer

Make a Career Switch to an Engineer Do you have a knack for math and science? Enjoy solving complex problems? Have a drive to create new things or improve existing ones? If this sounds like you and you’ve been contemplating a career change, engineering may be the right path for you.  Engineering, as a vocation, …

How to Select the Right SEL Programs for Your Class

Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Programs A child’s education is about so much more than academic lessons. What students learn in the classroom extends far beyond the quadratic equation or dates they memorize from their history textbooks. A student’s experience in school should prepare them for social situations, as well as real-life situations that extend beyond …

What is a Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Specialist?

What is a Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Specialist? In addition to academic demands, students today must acquire an ever-growing list of life skills. They learn to cooperate effectively with peers, make social decisions responsibly, make constructive contributions to their families and communities, and attain the skills necessary to become valuable and productive members of society. …

7 Social Emotional Learning Strategies for Remote Teaching

Why is Social Emotional Learning Important? Social emotional learning (SEL) helps students understand their thoughts and emotions and how to express and feel these emotions. While SEL can increase self-awareness, it can also help individuals show more empathy toward others because they’re better able to understand what another individual may be feeling. Social emotional learning …

Social Emotional Learning (SEL) & Why It Matters for Educators

Social Emotional Learning (SEL) & Why It Matters for Educators As an educator, some of the worst things you can hear a student say is, “This is stupid,” or “Why are we learning this?” Think back to when you were in school and the subjects that caused you the most frustration. You’d likely find some …