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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...
Terrence Bishop, Nancy LaCursia, Andrea Radasanu and Matt Swan
Behind every hope, every dream, and every success, stands a teacher. These are not ordinary teachers, but ones who ignite enthusiasm and push their students to think deeper and reach farther to grasp their dreams and successes. This month, NIU honors three of its best teachers – Terrence Bishop, Andrea Radasanu and Nancy LaCursia – for lighting...
Nancy LaCursia
When students enter Nancy LaCursia’s classroom in NIU’s Nursing and Health Studies Department, they realize they will have a big role in their own learning. With the help of their classmates and LaCursia, they learn concepts, solve problems and prepare to be health education teachers. “I use the peer teaching method in my classes,” said...
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...