Experiential learning is the latest pursuit across disciplines for the college. Have you implemented or entertained any thoughts on how or what you will do to support this agenda? Experiential learning has existed in the skilled trades courses since inception so I would offer some suggestions to make the addition or change to experiential learning… Continue Reading Experienced Experiential Learning
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celebrates its second year! Congratulations to all those faculty and staff that made Learning Communities great this year. Groups included Belongingness, New Faculty, e-Portfolio, Coaching, and Collaboration for Universal Design. Participants in the Belongingness LC group brainstormed ways to create a greater sense of “belongingness” for students at NMC. In addition to reading Terrell L.… Continue Reading Learning Communities Celebrates Its Second Year!
I love teaching–planning lessons, diving into my content, working with students–but I admit I’m less fond of grading, especially at the end of the semester. But now there’s an alternative to those long, lonely hours of grading —The Long Night of Grading brought to you by CIE, the Osterlin Library and Educational Media Technologies. On… Continue Reading Long Night of Grading
Would you like to learn more about Mahara, an open source web-based electronic portfolio system for students? Would you like to learn more about how students can customize their portfolio and feature their course work, display their resume or CV, write journals, embed social media or even collaborate in user groups? Would you like to… Continue Reading You’re Invited to join the e-Portfolio Learning Community!
Would you like to work with your colleagues in a collaborative, supportive environment? Would you like to investigate an interesting topic or explore a new practice? If so, consider starting or participating in a learning community. Last year, five learning communities comprised of faculty and staff took place. These communities focused on using APA style, Reading… Continue Reading Join a Learning Community