Winter Conference was led this year by Georgetown University’s Dr. Randy Bass. Dr. Bass gave a talk in the morning entitled “Higher Education and the Future of Human Learning.” In his talk, he spoke of what education needs to look like as we move into the future, pointing out that we need to design for… Continue Reading 2019 Winter Conference: Dr. Randy Bass
At last Monday’s Winter Conference guest speaker Dr. Randy Bass of Georgetown University facilitated discussion around high-impact experiential learning practice and the future of human learning in higher education. Over the next three days twenty NMC faculty and staff completed the Experiential Education Academy (EEA) certification program at the Hagerty Center. The EEA certification was… Continue Reading Experiential Education Academy Certifies NMC Staff & Faculty
Beginning with registration for fall 2019, all students taking an online class for the first time at NMC will be required to complete an Online Learning Orientation (OLO). In addition, any student who has not been successful (2.0 or better) in a previous NMC online course will be required to complete the Online Learning Orientation.… Continue Reading A Preview: Mandatory Online Learning Orientation
Coming to all faculty and students in 2019 is an exciting new feature we’ve recently installed on Moodle. It’s called MathType (coupled with ChemType) and it’s located within your text editor interface. MathType allows users to create math and chemistry formulas anywhere they have the ability to enter multiple lines of text within their Moodle… Continue Reading Exciting New Moodle Text Editor Feature!
The phrase “General Education” refers to the educational foundation of skills, knowledge, habits of mind, and values that prepare students for success in their majors and in their personal and professional lives upon transferring or graduating. At Northwestern Michigan College, the faculty have chosen to focus on three General Education Requirements. These are Communication, Critical Thinking,… Continue Reading General Education Outcomes