Monthly Archives: January 2015

“Flipped Classroom is a different mindset, but a very powerful one”: Confessions of a Flipped Learning Pioneer

Flipped Learning is a new and exciting method that allows teachers and instructors to achieve students success. More and more educators around the country are talking about its benefits. This story is part of a series of posts that showcase how this method is helping to achieve student success at Kirkwood Community College. “Education is… [Read the Full Story]

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Faculty Immersed in Universal Design

KCELT started the New Year with its second annual Teacher as Designer Institute.  This year the theme was Universal Design, which “is an educational framework that guides the design of learning goals, materials, methods, and assessments as well as the policies surrounding these curricular elements with a diversity of learners in mind” according to http://udloncampus.cast.org/home…. [Read the Full Story]

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Applying Dr. King’s Philosophy to Kirkwood Community College

Photo from the U.S. Library of Congress: http://www.loc.gov/pictures/resource/cph.3c22988/ Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is seen by many a cultural icon of the United States and a hero to the Civil Rights Movement throughout the world.  Some may argue that these perceptions of Dr. King make him out to be greater than human, giving us permission… [Read the Full Story]

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Opportunities for Growth Flourish at Kirkwood

“I found out that one of the great things about Kirkwood is that everybody wants to help other people,” says Rich Underwood as the first featured Professional Development Fellow of 2015.  To access the transcript to Rich’s interview, please click here. In this interview, Rich shares how he has seen many opportunities for professional and… [Read the Full Story]

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