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CIE Reading Group Book

Each year the CIE Board selects a book which has connections to the classroom, but that also has ties to our personal and professional acumen.  The book for the 2015-2016 academic year will be How We Learn. In the tradition of The Power of Habit and Thinking, Fast and Slow comes a practical, playful, and endlessly… Continue Reading CIE Reading Group Book

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Time To Reflect on Competency-based Learning

At the November Faculty Friday Forum sponsored by NMC’s Center for Instructional Excellence, four questions about competency-based learning were posted.  As I struggled to organize responses to this hot topic into a meaningful context, Mark DeLonge suggested Jimmy Buffett.  Given the flakes of snow flying outside today, I jumped at the chance to check out… Continue Reading Time To Reflect on Competency-based Learning