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How Wrong I Can Be

It always starts on day one of classes when my first activity is for them to line up by birthday, irrespective of year. My objective is just to get them moving, interact some with each other, and to suggest that my courses are not very conventional. The process is generally active, fun, and often results… Continue Reading How Wrong I Can Be

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Around Campus: CIT New Faculty

We would like to welcome Lisa Balbach and introduce her to the NMC community. Lisa joined the Business Area this fall as an instructor in the CIT Department and comes to us with five years of experience as a programmer/analyst and over 25 years of teaching experience. She attended the University of Minnesota and received both… Continue Reading Around Campus: CIT New Faculty