Do you remember how you felt about your favorite college professors–the one whose name you looked for when it came time to sign up for classes, the one whose teaching precipitated one of those sea changes in thinking that happen to college freshmen? I’ve had professors whose every word seemed brilliant and life-changing when I… Continue Reading Long Night Against PROCRASTINATION is Back
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All of the above I believe, and in all areas of life. Without the above, I’d still be sitting home or in the Grand Rapids airport, wondering what next. Instead, I made it to my flight on time for a conference presentation–despite Murphy’s Law appearing this morning (as it often does for our students). In… Continue Reading Is success because of grit, luck, preparation, support, or all of the above?
GoPRO’s serve many instructor and student needs Jason Slade has met the assessment challenge by using GoPRO’s (cameras that attach to your body) with his RAM120 robotics students. He has figured out all kinds of uses for the GoPro that help not only students but instructors as well. Check it out his Sharing Showcase video.… Continue Reading Sharing Showcase – Jason Slade Using GoPro’s
Thanks to all faculty who attended the January PD day on Monday. We hope the overview of Dee Fink’s significant learning model was useful and helps you feel ready to write or revise your outcomes as well as link your assessments to your outcomes. Here are a couple important points to remember: Your revised outcomes… Continue Reading January PD Day: Creating Significant Learning
EMT and CIE are excited to announce the new Sharing Showcase, a collection of videos showcasing the best practices of faculty and staff at NMC. These short videos cover topics from service learning to using the active learning classrooms to specific course activities and assignments. This collection is a work in progress and will continue to… Continue Reading Introducing the New Sharing Showcase