Metacognition means, simply, thinking about one’s thinking and realizing if you are comprehending what you are thinking. Modeling thinking is one metacognitive approach to instruction that Buehl (2014) found increases student’s abilities to transfer or adapt their learning to new informational contexts. To do this, instructors need to think aloud their approach to concepts and… Continue Reading Developing Metacognition by Modeling with Contextual Frameworks
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If you find a conference or workshop or other professional development opportunity that you would like to attend, there is an easy process for you to follow. Here it is step by step: Review Travel Procedures to get an overview of college policies related to travel including what kinds of expenses will be covered. Complete… Continue Reading Travel Procedures for Faculty
This year’s Winter Conference focused on the non-cognitive issues that our students face. The NMC Reads book, Paying the Price, gave us the research to support what we have been seeing–our students face many challenges as they make their way through college. Mickie Jannazzo of Third Level spoke of those challenges in the larger region.… Continue Reading 2018 Winter Conference Information and Links
The New Dennos is now open! Following the January 21 community celebration day with free admission for everyone, join Jason Dake for a brief tour of the new galleries on any of the following three dates and times. This is your first chance to see the new permanent collection galleries and ask Jason about how you can… Continue Reading The New Dennos!
CIE is offering two learning opportunities for faculty on Jan. 11. Helping Your Students Read the Textbook Thursday, Jan. 11, 10:00-10:45 in SH 204. The first session led by Nancy Gray and Kristen Salathiel will be a practical, hands-on workshop focused on specific ways you can help students effectively read–and learn from–your textbook. Bring the textbook… Continue Reading Two Mini-PD Opportunities in January