Have you ever dreamed of being a famous author? Well here is your chance. We want to feature blog posts from all of you in The SCOOP. We would love to share your posts in future editions. There is no size requirement for your post. This can be about anything that you would like to share.… Continue Reading Contributing to The SCOOP: We Need You!
The following are advising updates in preparation for Fall 2014 Registration. Advising Center Liaisons have been meeting with each academic department to provide more detailed updates and training. Should you have questions or need further training in your department, please feel free to contact your liaison. MTA: The new Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA) will take effect Fall… Continue Reading Advising Changes Have you Puzzled?
If your online students will be working on research projects, consider adding contact information for the Osterlin Library: Your students can reach an NMC librarian by phone, email, or text whenever the library is open, and they can consult with a professional librarian via chat 24/7 for help with their research. If there is a… Continue Reading Embedding Library Services in Moodle
Anyone who teaches community college students is aware of the precarious financial situation many of them are in. And although we applaud those who have the courage to improve their lives by going to college, we know that a lifetime of student loan debt will limit their futures long after they leave us. The price… Continue Reading High Cost of Textbooks
I have had problems getting students motivated to get involved with lectures and their grades showed signs of needing improvement. I assigned my students a take-home quiz where they fill in the correct wording to make a statement correct.If they passed the quiz, they would receive extra credit. I corrected these the quizzes with a… Continue Reading Getting Students Motivated