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The first NIU Engaged Learning, Teaching and Scholarship Conference launched on Tuesday, March 6. Faculty and staff, and even a few students, from across campus had an opportunity to learn from one another, engage in important dialogue and discussion, and establish new collaborations. Over 150 people participated in the conference including several individuals from institutions...
Professor Kurt Thurmaier knows first-hand that engagement benefits not only students, but also the public sector. That’s why his colleagues from the Department of Public Administration nominated him to be recognized as an engaged learning exemplar for his outstanding commitment to engaged learning, teaching and scholarship. Learning through engagement with the subject in an active way is...
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...
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,”...
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