NIU’s first ‘MOOC’ enjoys successful conclusion

Greg Long
Northern Illinois University’s first-ever Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) – Perspectives on Disability – came to a successful close Nov. 17. Led by Presidential Teaching Professor Greg Long of the School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders, the 10-week experience  was a streamlined version of the for-credit AHRS 200, a general education course titled, “Disability in Society.” The…

Athletics’ ‘NIU Social Summer’ returns for 2013 with daily features highlighting Huskie Pride

NIU Social Summer is back! A year ago, NIU Athletics initiated an effort across its social media platforms to keep its fans up-to-date and involved with their favorite athletics program throughout the summer months. With excitement already building for the 2013 fall sports seasons, the Huskies begin NIU Social Summer “II” today with interesting and engaging features…

Huskies’ 2012 lip dub dances way to top honors from fifth annual College Sports Media Awards

Rachel Wicks, Patrick Gorman and Aaron Vermedal celebrate in Atlanta.
Northern Illinois University received top honors for its “NIU Lip Dub” at the Sports Video Group’s (SVG) College Sports Summit in Atlanta. The video, released at the 2012 Victors award ceremony, earned accolades in the Collegiate Athletics Special Feature category. The award was presented by SVG and the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA). Now…

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