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Quick Reads

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

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Of Mystery and Education

Of Mystery and Education

I have two sons and wonder with a sense of mystery what it means to educate them well. I grew up believing that education was somehow about taking a bunch of stuff which was external to me and making it a part of me.  You know, taking that which is external and making it internal.… Continue Reading Of Mystery and Education

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Sign Up for NISODirect for More PD Resources

NMC has long been a member of NISOD, the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development. As members, we receive many benefits including being able to nominate faculty for the NISOD Excellence Awards, attend the NISOD conference and get professional development resources right in our inboxes. 47 faculty and staff already are signed up for… Continue Reading Sign Up for NISODirect for More PD Resources

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STEM Faculty 101 Course

Are you a math or science instructor looking to increase student engagement? Do you want to help your students understand the course reading, learn how to attack problems, and be more successful in your class? This six-week online course may be for you. According to the website, in this course you will learn “how to identify and… Continue Reading STEM Faculty 101 Course

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