Zoom’s core feature, Breakout Rooms, is a great tool for online office hours or study sessions. It allows the meeting host to split their Zoom meeting in up to 50 different sessions, deciding to either automatically or manually place participants in the rooms. Breakout room participants have full audio, video and screen sharing capabilities and… Continue Reading Zoom Breakout Rooms for Office Hours or Study Sessions
On August 19th Maureen Drysdale came to NMC and talked about using reflection to enhance student learning. Two days later, the Experiential Learning Institute (ELI) held the first EL Fundamentals course for a deeper dive into the components of EL. The theme throughout both of these experiences is that reflection is a crucial and necessary… Continue Reading Experiential Learning and Reflection
One of the great benefits we receive as instructors here at NMC is the ability to attend conferences and workshops through the financial support of CIE. There is a procedure to follow, however, and in order to have your travel approved in a timely manner, you should follow these steps. Fill out the Travel Request… Continue Reading Want To Go to a Conference? Here’s How!
Over the summer members of the Educational Technology and Library teams joined forces to create a new Digital & Information Literacy video series for NMC students. The goal of the video series is twofold: To provide students with brief “snackable” tutorials to help develop digital & information literacies. To provide faculty with on demand resources… Continue Reading New Student Resource: Digital & Information Literacy Video Series
A Learning Community (LC) is a group of faculty, staff, and other interested individuals who get together to investigate a question or pursue a topic of interest. They provide an opportunity for professional learning as well as a sense of community. NMC is among many other colleges and universities who have created a vibrant culture… Continue Reading You’re Invited: 2019-2020 Learning Communities