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Cathy in a Shark Costume

Making it FUN – keeping students engaged in uncertain times

My classes have theme weeks.  If you’re a student in my class, you  can guess the theme via facebook (Drcathynmc), twitter (@DrCathyNMC), Instagram (@DrCathyNMC), or just do it old school in our Zoom meetings in Moodle. I’ve even grabbed the username on YouTube, but have yet to upload anything there since Ensemble meets that need… Continue Reading Making it FUN – keeping students engaged in uncertain times


Into the Fire!

Two Years ago I was presented with a new opportunity or challenge, to maybe change lives and create something from nothing. I had never been a teacher at any level and I now accepted the position of adjunct instructor at a college level. There was a small base for the class developed but nothing else,… Continue Reading Into the Fire!

Ben and family

Welcome Ben Post!

Please welcome to NMC, Ben Post, the new Senior Instructional Technology Specialist, a position formally held by Ryan Bernstein, who became the Curriculum and Instructional Designer in May. Ben comes to NMC from Glen Lake Schools where he taught high school English for 14 years and spent the last 7 years also serving as a… Continue Reading Welcome Ben Post!

students taking selfie photo

Born Digital – Part Three

In this post, I will discuss the results of using the Unified Theory of Acceptance and Use of Technology (UTAUT) to analyze the interview data in my study and the conclusions about students and the adoption and use of distance technology-enhanced learning. The analysis found that “social influence” had an insignificant influence, “performance expectancy” had… Continue Reading Born Digital – Part Three