FINDING YOUR WAY TO AN “A”
Total Running Time: 90 minutes
(Additional 90 minutes needed for program set-up)
Finding Your Way to an "A" is designed as a two-part 90-minute high school and first-year college program. This presentation is available at no cost for participating schools during the 2010/2011 academic year. Inspirational Media International and Herzing University are proud to be sponsoring this momentous project with educational psychologist Dr. Michael Whitely. High schools and community colleges throughout the United States are invited to participate in this innovative pilot program. (Total Running Time: 90 minutes)
Part I. Matching Your MI’s with Your Learning MO’s (60 minutes)
Opening Multi-Media Instructional Keynote. Dr. Michael Whitely takes high school and first-year college students on an intimate journey of discovery as they become familiar with Howard Gardner’s Multiple Intelligence (MI) Theory and discover their personal Learning Modus Operandi (MO). Through his case study, a series of assessments and interactive games, Dr. Whitely helps students unleash their hidden academic potential by matching students strongest ‘intelligences’ with compatible learning strategies. Large screen visuals, contemporary live music and a mesmerizing presentation depicts the eight intelligences (+ 1) that have redefined what “intelligence” means and how a student must approach their education to ensure academic success.
Part II College Considerations 101 (30 minutes)
Dr. Whitely's straight-talk presentation on how to achieve success in the college setting and how to overcome psychological boundaries implicit in one’s educational journey. Topics include setting goals and managing your time, improving learning and memory, active reading strategies, and getting ahead through online education and college preparatory courses. Dr. Whitely’s motivational presentation is aimed at enlightening students with shocking statistics, survival strategies, and life skills. This section provides both the theory and practice of student growth and development. Focused discussion revolves around research in self-analysis of student habits and attitudes as well as psychological impediments to successfully achieving personal goals.
Additional Seminar offered by Dr. Michael Whitely
Serve & Protect: A High School Seminar
Dr. Whitely’s presentation 'Serve & Protect' discusses what it takes and how to prepare for the exciting careers in the branches of public safety and homeland security. Dr. Whitely approaches the subject with his signature thought-provoking multimedia presentations and real-world expertise. As a former police officer and fireman, Dr. Whitely relays to students, first-hand, how to approach their education when considering a career in public safety or homeland security. In addition, by sharing his work with Mission IMPROVE (International Models of Partnerships for the Reduction Of Violence through Education), Dr. Whitely offers a unique global perspective on the field that can aid students in their decision to pursue such a career. A similar seminar is also available from IMI and Herzing University Online for professionals in the field of public safety entitled Serve & Protect: Advancing Your Career .
Call Inspirational Media at (440) 354-9981 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule Dr. Whitely’s Presentation Finding Your Way to an “A” or his specialized seminar Serve & Protect.