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NIU Commencement: December 2012
In the final installment in our discussion of Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs), we address the skills necessary to problem solve and innovate.
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Clear and effective communication, and an ability to work collaboratively in teams are essential to being successful in the work place, and in life. In a continued discussion on Student Learning Outcomes, or SLOs, we will discuss how NIU students are learning these skills.
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Critical to the success of NIU’s students is a well-rounded education. This means a robust general education experience.
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In the modern world, it becomes more critical for NIU’s graduates to be prepared to work in a dynamic, global environment.
Douglas D. Baker
Great change is under way at Northern Illinois University! Over the past six months, I have heard from the many stakeholders as to their visions for NIU and the role of this university in preparing our students for career success. For our graduates to attain career success, they require expertise in their chosen discipline as...
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As the Jan. 29 NIU General Education and Integrative Learning Symposium approaches, one group on campus is urging students to speak up. NIU’s Student Advisory Council on Learning Outcomes, which will meet at 3:15 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23, in Adams B13, will encourage all who attend to circle the symposium date on their calendars. “Having...
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An open symposium is planned for noon Wednesday, Jan. 29, to roll out ideas for general education and baccalaureate curricular reform essential for improving educational quality and enhancing NIU’s mission of student success. Hosted by the General Education Visioning Task Force and the Office of the Provost, the NIU General Education and Integrative Learning Symposium...