Monthly Archives: January 2014

Introversion in Teaching

This post was written by Judith Wightman, Professional Development Fellow and faculty in the Psychology department. I have been interested in introversion for some time. When I started reading about the introversion/extroversion continuum, it helped me to understand many experiences I have had, including my general desire to be alone or with one or two… [Read the Full Story]

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Open Space Technology: A Book Review

This book was suggested to the instructional designers at KCELT, Wilson Rojas and I, to provide the philosophical foundation for participative learning events, by one of the organizers of the Chicago EdCamp in late October 2013.  An EdCamp model was something that intrigued me ever since it was suggested to KCELT by one faculty member… [Read the Full Story]

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My Thoughts on the History of the Community College

This post was composed by Jacalyn McCarville, faculty and counselor at the Iowa City Campus.  The original document was written as a reflection on the Fall 2013 section of the History of the Community College. Kirkwood Community College, for over 45 years now, has held true to its original mission to train people for jobs…. [Read the Full Story]

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