About Gratis

    1. Welcome to Academii

    2. Gratis Overview

    3. Socrates Speaks: Gratis Course Advice

    4. Prepare to Be Challenged

    5. The Importance of "Belief" and "Action"

    6. Will You Accept the Challenge?

    7. Introducing Academii

    8. Why Academii Exists

    9. Who Academii Can Help

    1. How to Use This Learning Platform

    2. Features of the Online Video Player

    3. How Our Courses Are Built

    4. Learning Management System Features

    5. Enabling "Autoplay" for Video Sound

    1. The Academic Job Market Re-Visited

    2. Introducing the Oracle of Academii

    3. Oracle Saying #1

    4. Oracle Saying #2

    5. Oracle Saying #3

    6. Oracle Saying #4

    7. Oracle Saying #5

    1. Free Advice I'd Give My Younger Self

    2. What I Would Tell My Younger Self #1

    3. What I Would Tell My Younger Self #2

    4. What I Would Tell My Younger Self #3

    5. What I Would Tell My Younger Self #4

    6. What I Would Tell My Younger Self #5

    7. This Is Just the Tip of the Iceberg

    1. Academii Explanation and Curriculum Overview [Presentation]

    2. Certification, Career Challege Assignments, and More!

    3. Download the Academii Overview

    1. The Finish Line

    2. Gratis Survey

    3. Plato Speaks: Attaining Your Goals

    4. Congratulations!

    5. A Special Thank You from the Academii Dean

    6. What's My Next Step?

    7. Course Completed


  • Free
  • 38 lessons
  • Details: Confront the sobering challenges of the higher ed job market, then courageously accept the challenge to engage in a deliberate process of learning, strategizing, and executing a disciplined and intelligent academic search process.
  • Course Description: Academii prepares scholars for academic careers. Founded by a graduate school Dean, its courses equip aspiring professors and administrators for the academic job search process. Enjoy our free course, Gratis, to learn and experience what Academii offers.
  • Course Challenge: Either persist in an uninspired and cynical academic career pursuit or make a transformational change in your thinking, then commit to exploring how Academii prepares scholars for higher ed jobs.

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The Gratis Course


Dr. Freddy Cardoza

Academii Dean

Freddy Cardoza, PhD

Academii Dean

Dr. Freddy Cardoza is the Founder and Dean of Academii. He draws his credibility and authenticity in higher education career preparation by currently serving as both Vice President and Dean of a Higher Learning Commission and ATS-accredited institution. He is the author-editor of a major recent textbook in the area of educational theory and higher education, and travels extensively for speaking and other events.

Dr. Cardoza holds the rank of full professor and serves on the senior leadership team and presidential cabinet of his institution. He has over 25 years of higher education teaching and administrative experience in colleges, graduate schools, and a ranked national university. Dr. Cardoza holds a PhD in Leadership and has completed additional post-doctoral research (EdD, ABD). He has earned career specializations in higher education administration and professorial teaching.

Dr. Cardoza teaches at both the Research and Professional Doctoral levels. On a daily basis, he oversees bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree students in residential, online, accelerated, hybrid, and competency-based programs. Since 2010, he has regularly taught PhD seminars, presented academic papers, and provided professional coaching for the specific purpose of preparing students for higher education positions.

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