The purpose of the Perceptual Learning Method/Module or PLM is to introduce and reinforce concepts, ideas, or meaning without detailed explanation –or “any” explanation for that matter. The aim is to SHOW learners a concept, idea, or meaning and allow them to experience, see, and learn what IT is. Largely inspired by Chapter Nine of How We Learn by… Continue Reading Perceptual Learning Method/Module (PLM)
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Here are a couple interesting articles I have run across lately. “Multitasking Isn’t Making You More Efficient, It’s Frying Your Attention Span” by Daniel Goleman is excerpted from his new book called Altered Traits: Science Reveals How Meditation Changes Your Mind, Brain, and Body. At the risk of sounding preachy, I am considering sharing this… Continue Reading Quick Reads
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!
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 Thursday, May 4th, just when you are most buried by tests and papers and projects, the library will be open for you to grade with your… Continue Reading Long Night of Grading – May 4th
Communications instructor Nancy Parshall has had a big year: in the past twelve months she has had stories published in Dunes Review, Dime Show Review, Bear River Review, and KYSO Flash. And now, she’s been chosen as the winner of the 2017 Michigan Writers Cooperative Press chapbook competition in fiction for her short story collection Proud Flesh. Not… Continue Reading Faculty Spotlight: Nancy Parshall