She Taught Me the Meaning of ‘Feminine Empowerment’

Did Dr. Edith Neumann realize that she was importing those “soft” qualities once associated with “the feminine realm” to the techie world of online education?BY IRINA EREMIA-BRAGIN MARCH 12, 2018Dr. Edith Neumann (1947-2018)The week her death was announced, my Comp 102 students were debating “Snow White and The Wicked Queen,” a groundbreaking essay by Sandra

In Loving Memory – Dr. Edith Neumann

Wednesday, 21 February 2018 by
In Loving Memory – Dr. Edith Neumann

Dr. Edith Neumann (April 1, 1947 – February 17, 2018) Provost & Chief Academic Officer Touro University Worldwide Dr. Edith Neumann led Touro University Worldwide (TUW) as Provost and Professor of Health Sciences. Dr. Neumann received her Ph.D. in Medical Sociology from Boston University, majoring in health care organizations and specializing in program evaluation and

Touro University Worldwide MPA Program Granted Approval By WASC Senior College And University Commission

University now accepting enrollments into its Master of Arts in Public Administration degree program Los Alamitos, CA – Touro University Worldwide (TUW) has announced that their new Master of Arts in Public Administration degree program has been approved by the university’s accrediting body, the Western Association of Schools and Colleges Senior College and University Commission

Meet TUW’s 2017 Valedictorian, Dr. Michael Eleff

Few people encapsulate the spirit and mission of Touro University Worldwide more than the valedictorian of our 2017 class, Dr. Michael Eleff. Dr. Eleff’s story is one of hard work and determination in spite of monumental challenges, and we couldn’t think of a person whose accomplishments, attributes, and outlook on life would make them better

2017 Touro University Worldwide Commencement Ceremony

On June 4th, 2017, Touro University Worldwide held its 6th annual commencement ceremony, celebrating the accomplishments of the TUW graduates who have worked so hard to reach this monumental milestone. The event was held in the Cypress Community Center in Cypress, California, and graduates, faculty, family, and friends from all across the nation were in

The Importance of Quality Feedback for Self-Reflective Learning in Online Master Degree Programs

How do we learn best? Through the years, education has changed a lot. From classrooms filled with multiple age-groups to rote memorization to note-taking during lectures to teaching to the test. Each of these was based upon research and/or societal understanding regarding educational best practices. Each was applied from kindergarten through online master degree programs.

How Self-Reflective Learning Leads to More Successful Students

From kindergarten through graduate school, students are engaging with new information by writing down their thoughts on what they’ve learned in journals, online discussions, and writing assignments. These self-reflective activities are becoming more common thanks to research that finds students develop into more successful learners when they take time to think and write about what

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Determinants of Self-Reflective Learning and its Consequences in Online Master Degree Programs

Abstract Drs. Yoram and Edith Neumann and Dr. Shelia Lewis — Determinants of Self-Reflective Learning and its Consequences in Online Master Degree Programs Based on recent studies of self-reflective learning and its effects on various learning outcomes, this study examined the concept of self-reflective learning in the context of the Robust Learning Model (RLM), which

5 Traits of Successful Online Learners

Online learning isn’t for everyone, but there’s an easy and straight-forward way to determine if it’s the right path for you.  If the five characteristics listed below are part of your natural personality, you’ve most likely got a good shot at successfully earning your degree online! 1. Self-Motivation It probably comes as no surprise that self-motivation ranks

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A Holiday Message from Dr. Yoram Neumann

Wednesday, 21 December 2016 by
A Holiday Message from Dr. Yoram Neumann

As the year draws to a close, I wanted to take a moment to reflect on the past year and the many amazing accomplishments of the Touro University Worldwide community. Touro University Worldwide continues to grow and establish itself as an innovator of online education. We welcomed many new students to the university this year

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