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Don’t miss any of the latest advice and info being shared on the teaching@NMC website.  Make it the homepage in your internet browser of choice.  Then each time you access the internet, teaching@NMC will greet you with interesting posts, videos, and the Instructor Events Catalog.   How to Change Your Homepage The instructions include a… Continue Reading Make Us Your Homepage

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We Read

By Kristen Salathiel Most of my ENG 97/107 students have never read a whole book before. Since reading is such an important skill for college and life, my colleague Nancy Gray and I work hard to turn these students into readers. We want them to not just gain some experience and skills with reading, but… Continue Reading We Read


Test Anxiety Continued

In her November 14 blog post, Deb brought up the subject of “Test Anxiety” and shared some wonderful experiences from her own life that relate to the subject matter. I started writing a reply comment on her blog post but then I realized that the reply was getting too long for a comment. So, I… Continue Reading Test Anxiety Continued

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Badging From Within

This Jan 3 article from Inside Higher Ed describes a Competency-Based Learning degree, complete with digital badges, from UC Davis. The University of California at Davis is creating what may be higher education’s most promising digital badge system. But the badges are no threat to the university’s degrees. They’re add-ons – perhaps valuable ones for students. “Badges can… Continue Reading Badging From Within