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Global Literature selection available for purchase

Pick up your spring semester Global Literature Reading Group book at the library before break! We will be reading and discussing A House Without Windows, by Nadia Hashimi on Friday, April 20, 2018. Copies available for $5. Stop by the library or contact Tina Ulrich at

Winter Meltdown. 10 minute PD Sessions

Winter Meltdowns – 10 Minute PD

Earlier this semester, the Educational Technology department started a new series called Winter Meltdowns.  Each Meltdown episode is approximately 10 minutes long and features instructors using technology to help their teaching.   We have held three meltdowns so far this year and will hold several more during the semester with the next one on Wednesday, March… Continue Reading Winter Meltdowns – 10 Minute PD

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Spring 2018 Transfer Fair is March 13!

Over 20 university representatives will be on NMC’s campus on Tuesday, March 13 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. to talk with students, staff and faculty about their programs and the transfer process.  The university representatives will be Located in:  Health/Science Lobby – Main Level Please let your students know about this opportunity to discuss transfer requirements and get… Continue Reading Spring 2018 Transfer Fair is March 13!


Developing Metacognition by Modeling with Contextual Frameworks

Metacognition means, simply, thinking about one’s thinking and realizing if you are comprehending what you are thinking.  Modeling thinking is one metacognitive approach to instruction that Buehl (2014) found increases student’s abilities to transfer or adapt their learning to new informational contexts.  To do this, instructors need to think aloud their approach to concepts and… Continue Reading Developing Metacognition by Modeling with Contextual Frameworks

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Affordable Cost for Course Materials

A survey of Washington state’s community and technical colleges was completed at the end of 2017 regarding what college students believe is a reasonable cost for course materials.  The data collected led to 6 findings recently published by the SBCTC and WACTCSA. ·        Research brief ·        Slide presentation ·        Interactive dashboard Findings include: When asked how much students feel… Continue Reading Affordable Cost for Course Materials