You will notice 4 new icons added to your Chrome browser: These are some new tools for accessibility in reading, writing, math, and reading PDF files, available to NMC campus wide and based on your NMC Google login. They are Read&Write, Equatio, Screen Shot Reader, and PDF Reader. These are all products we now license… Continue Reading New to Your Chrome Browser!
Yes, we can fly off to conferences, and yes, we have our in-house Fall Conference PD opportunity, but what if you just want to sit in your pajamas and learn online? You are in luck! Two opportunities are available. But, especially for the first one, you have to act fast. Here they are: Michigan Academic… Continue Reading Get Smart: Two Free Online PD Opportunities
Did you know that NMC provides free online tutoring for most subjects? NMC has contracted with Nettutor over the last five years to provide 24/7 tutoring for most subjects. Nettutor tutors are highly qualified with the majority of their tutors holding an advanced degree in their subject specialty. Tutors are also required to work from… Continue Reading Free Online Tutoring for Students
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