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Two seconds can save a life

That may sound over-dramatic when referring to the first few seconds when our students arrive, but research says differently.  According to Malcolm Gladwell’s Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking (2005).  “ …this ability we have as humans, to quickly make judgment calls, saves lives, provides interpersonal insight, recognizes fake artifacts, allows us to assess… Continue Reading Two seconds can save a life


Introducing Smarthinking

Smarthinking is a free online tutoring service for NMC students. Students connect to educators for live, online tutoring up to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, enabling students to get the help they need when they need it. Tutors do not solve the problems for students, but rather teach the underlying concepts.  Students… Continue Reading Introducing Smarthinking

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New NMC Instructor Site: “teaching @ NMC”

          A new, one-stop shop for all NMC instructors that includes teaching resources, educational technology, upcoming events, professional development, 21st Century teaching and learning practices, and more.  Teaching @ NMC allows faculty to easily find: Teaching Resources Forms Moodle Help Professional Development Information This new site should help eliminate the need… Continue Reading New NMC Instructor Site: “teaching @ NMC”