Be sure to congratulate John Velis and Al Laursen when you see them around campus in the next few weeks. They are this year’s nominees for the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development Teaching Excellence Award and will be recognized at the NISOD annual conference in Austin, Texas this May. Sue DeCamillis, chair of the Business… Continue Reading Congratulations to John Velis and Al Laursen
Thanks to all faculty who attended the January PD day on Monday. We hope the overview of Dee Fink’s significant learning model was useful and helps you feel ready to write or revise your outcomes as well as link your assessments to your outcomes. Here are a couple important points to remember: Your revised outcomes… Continue Reading January PD Day: Creating Significant Learning
A number of faculty gathered in the library on the last Thursday of the semester to pound out some final grading. Mark DeLonge and Ryan Bernstein were there to solve Moodle problems and Tina Ulrich helped with research questions. We broke up the grading with pizza, salad and periodic raffle drawings–maybe Lorissa Nelson will show you… Continue Reading The Long Night of Grading Got It Done!
EMT and CIE are excited to announce the new Sharing Showcase, a collection of videos showcasing the best practices of faculty and staff at NMC. These short videos cover topics from service learning to using the active learning classrooms to specific course activities and assignments. This collection is a work in progress and will continue to… Continue Reading Introducing the New Sharing Showcase
Devan DePauw, Welding Instructor When it comes to leading the way in providing for the advancement of curriculum and program offerings to students, Devan DePauw in the welding department is really going the extra mile. With the initial acquisition of a welding simulator and Robotic Welding Machine, the bar was already set pretty high in… Continue Reading Faculty Spotlight: Devan DePauw