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Join an LC@NMC

Take advantage of the benefits a learning community provides: collective inquiry, supportive environment, increase your pedgogical practice and group synergy.  Working in a community, your group can explore an area of interest and decide which direction to go and how often to meet.  You may even want to consider using a project for your Faculty… Continue Reading Join an LC@NMC

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Learning Communities Celebrates Its Second Year!

 celebrates its second year! Congratulations to all those faculty and staff that made Learning Communities great this year.  Groups included Belongingness, New Faculty, e-Portfolio, Coaching, and Collaboration for Universal Design. Participants in the Belongingness LC group brainstormed ways to create a greater sense of “belongingness” for students at NMC. In addition to reading Terrell L.… Continue Reading Learning Communities Celebrates Its Second Year!


Announcing Sharing Showcase

A collection of videos celebrating best practices of NMC faculty and staff!  Appearing January 9, the Sharing Showcase web-page will open with a growing collection of  2 to 3 minute videos within categories such as: Active learning. Engagement. Using technology. Building community. Course design. Assessment and engaging local resources.   Do you have an idea you… Continue Reading Announcing Sharing Showcase


VoiceThread Innovation Grant

Interested in VoiceThread? VoiceThread is a program that students can use to produce presentations online where peers and the instructor can view and record comments by speaking and/or writing. Kay and Laura are writing an innovation grant to pilot VoiceThread for this Spring 2017 and are looking for additional faculty to join this project. Interested?… Continue Reading VoiceThread Innovation Grant