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NIU’s Committee on the Improvement of Undergraduate Education has extended the deadline for applications for the David W. Raymond Grant for Use of Technology in Teaching until Monday, Feb. 29. A member of the first Board of Trustees at NIU, Raymond established this award in 1998 to provide faculty with an incentive and some resources...
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President Douglas Baker has been stalwart in his singular message that it is NIU’s goal to educate and prepare students for career success.
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The NIU PLUS Task Force has released a set of potential curricular reforms in response to the declining enrollment and student disinterest of our existing general education program.
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Three potential general education models have been offered by the PLUS Task Force to better integrate the curriculum: a clusters model, a core model and a pathways model.
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The entire NIU community needs to support changes to our General Education curriculum.
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In the 21st century, it is critical for NIU’s graduates to be prepared to work in a dynamic, global environment. Both students and parents want a college education to lead to meaningful jobs.
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The Committee on the Improvement of Undergraduate Education invites nominations for the 2013 Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching and Excellence in Undergraduate Instruction awards. These awards honor excellent undergraduate teaching in the university, encourage the improvement of instruction and promote discussion among members of the university community on the subject of teaching. Recipients should be among...
It is always valuable in an unfamiliar situation to have a guide, someone who can help you get your bearings and provide guidance in making those big decisions. While many advisers and faculty members already do this, the mentoring programs in the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education (College of Education) and the School of...
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NIU’s Committee for the Improvement of Undergraduate Education is administering four different types of grants to support research in and projects for the improvement of instruction in undergraduate courses. All proposals must be submitted to the committee by Friday, Feb. 3, 2012. Email proposal forms to [email protected] Projects must be accompanied by approval from the...
The Committee on the Improvement of Undergraduate Education invites nominations for the 2012 Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching and Excellence in Undergraduate Instruction awards. These awards honor excellent undergraduate teaching in the university, encourage the improvement of instruction and promote discussion among members of the university community on the subject of teaching. Recipients should be among...
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The Committee on the Improvement of Undergraduate Education is administering four different types of grants to support research in and projects for the improvement of instruction in undergraduate courses: Instructional Research and Improvement Grant — up to $1,000 Student-Originated Instructional Research and Improvement Grant (requires a faculty sponsor) — up to $1,000 Microcomputer Software Acquisition Grant...
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The Committee on the Improvement of Undergraduate Education invites nominations for the 2011 Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching and Excellence in Undergraduate Instruction awards. These awards honor excellent undergraduate teaching in the university, encourage the improvement of instruction and promote discussion among members of the university community on the subject of teaching. Recipients should be among the most...
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