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NIU faculty, staff and students excel at taking learning out of the classroom and into the northern Illinois region. To highlight and celebrate these high-impact practices, the university will host its first Engaged Learning, Teaching and Scholarship Conference on Tuesday, March 6, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Registration for this first-ever conference is now...
Assistant Professor Allison Gladfelter provides her students with a healthy dose of engaged learning activities.  That’s why her colleagues from the Department of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders nominated her to be recognized as an engaged learning exemplar for her outstanding commitment to engaged learning, teaching and scholarship. “Engaged learning stimulates interest, collaboration, critical thinking and creativity,”...
When it comes to engaged learning, Associate Professor Linda Saborio doesn’t only talk the talk—she walks the walk. That’s why her colleagues from the Department of Foreign Language and Literatures nominated her to be recognized as an engaged learning exemplar for her outstanding commitment to engaged learning, teaching and scholarship. Saborio encourages her students to participate in engaged...
Assistant Professor, Ches Thurber, knows student engagement strengthens communities. That’s why his colleagues from the Department of Political Science nominated him to be recognized as an engaged learning exemplar for his outstanding commitment to engaged learning, teaching and scholarship. “Engaged learning underscores that higher education is not simply about accumulating credits toward certification,” says Ches Thurber, assistant...
Associate Professor Andrea Radasanu, a specialist of political philosophy, knows student engagement leads to productive citizenship. That’s why her colleagues from the Department of Political Science nominated her to be recognized as an engaged learning exemplar for her outstanding commitment to engaged learning, teaching and scholarship. A recipient of the Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award, Radasanu says, “Learning...
Associate Professor Mahesh Subramony is all business when it comes to student engagement. That’s why his colleagues from the College of Business’ Department of Management nominated him to be recognized as an engaged learning exemplar for his outstanding commitment to engaged learning, teaching and scholarship. “Engaged learning allows students to fully participate in their education process. When...
Professor Gregory Beyer understands the importance of engaged learning. That’s why his colleagues from the School of Music nominated him to be recognized as an engaged learning exemplar for his outstanding commitment to engaged learning, teaching and scholarship. “The opportunity to provide young, intelligent, talented students in ongoing research, scholarship and creativity is incredibly powerful,”...
Clinical Assistant Professor Colleen Boraca  understands the importance of engaged learning. That’s why her colleagues from the College of Law nominated her to be recognized as an engaged learning exemplar for her outstanding commitment to engaged learning, teaching and scholarship. Boraca says engaged learning is important because it fosters student investment. “This investment inspires them to...
Associate Professor Alicia Schatteman, from the Center for Nonprofit and NGO Studies and the Department of Public Administration, knows the importance of engaged learning. Schatteman says engaged learning “creates a more interesting classroom experience by allowing me to link my research to teaching in a very tangible way while also actively engaging students.” She noted...