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Derryl Block
Derryl Block is the new dean of the NIU College of Health and Human Sciences, approved this morning by a vote of the university’s Board of Trustees. Since 2009, Block has been chair of the Professional Program in Nursing and director of BSN-LINC, an online RN-to-BSN program at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. She joined...
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Finding the motivation to get to class can be difficult at times. Many individuals have experienced the desire to participate and learn in the comfort of their own living spaces. Some Northern Illinois University students are currently “living the dream,” because NIU now offers a number of classes that meet online either completely or at...
Community-building is a concept associated with people living and working in close proximity to one another. Technology, however, has transformed the reality of community-building into a process that can be shared by people regardless of where they live, work or study. Successful building of online communities of students whose members communicate freely to share ideas...
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Northern Illinois University’s oldest college was honored this week for its excellence in harnessing cutting-edge technology to educate the next generation of teachers and school administrators. U.S News and World Report announced Tuesday that the NIU College of Education had earned a place on its Honor Roll for Online Graduate Education Programs. Only 14 programs in...
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