Below is a list of key emerging technologies from the NMC Horizon Report, which can be downloaded from http://www.nmc.org/publications/2014-horizon-report-higher-ed.  This report was mentioned in an earlier post, titled “What do you want to learn?” Faculty need to approach this list with a critical mindset.  Teachers should ask themselves the following questions about each item: Do […]

This post was composed by Theresa Moore, PhD, KCELT Faculty Development Specialist. The Teacher as Designer Institute was modeled with the intention to be a microcosm of the curriculum taught in the second year of the Master Teacher Program, the learning community for new full-time faculty. The content in this area is wide and dense. […]

This post was composed by Sondra Smith Gates, English instructor in the Distance Learning department.  The original document was written as a reflection in the History of the Community College. About Sondra Gates   Sondra earned her PhD in English from the University of Michigan and joined the Kirkwood faculty full-time in the fall of […]

This post was composed by Steve Hanisch, instructor in the ACE Academy in the Industrial Technology department.  The original document was written as a reflection in the Fall 2013 section of the History of the Community College. This paper will answer the question, “Since you started this semester, what has inspired you as a faculty […]

This is the second of a two-part series based on my reflection of the Culturally Responsive Classroom pilot project, which ended in mid-November 2013.  I helped develop and co-facilitate this pilot project, which you can view at http://kceltculture.blogspot.com.   The difference between the first and second parts of this blog series is that this one includes […]