Dr. Peterson presents for NISOD Webinar Series

Dr. Aaron Peterson (Department of Leadership and Learning) presented with colleague Dr. Jason Kaufman (Minnesota State University, Mankato) for the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) 2021 Webinar Series.  NISOD originates from the University of Texas at Austin, and it is committed to promoting and celebrating excellence in teaching, learning, and leadership at community and technical colleges. Drs. […]

Planetarium director, student staff present workshop at virtual conference

Planetarium Director Dr. Sara Schultz and science education student Erick Hernandez presented a workshop at the virtual Minnesota Science Teachers Association (MnSTA) Conference on Science Education (MnCOSE). The workshop was on using informal formative assessment in terms of assessment conversations to improve interaction with students for the sake of better understanding and retention. This is the second such workshop Schultz […]

DeSutter, Johnson and LaLonde present at NExT Virtual Summit

Keri DeSutter, Shirley Johnson (School of Teaching and Learning) and Courtney LaLonde (University of Jamestown) presented at the NExT Virtual Summit on Friday, November 6, 2020. Their presentation, titled Assessing the Efficacy of Utilizing NExT Digital Handbook Tools to Gauge Beginning Teacher Effectiveness, focused on preliminary results of their research using two NExT Digital Handbook Tools (Student Work Sampling Interviews […]

Planetarium students, director present at Great Lakes Planetarium Association Annual Conference

Seven planetarium student staff and the director, Dr. Sara Schultz, presented this week for the annual GLPA conference, this year held virtually. Senior English Education major, Callie Tescher, presented on the shows she has developed based on astronomy and mythology, entitled Mythology and the Milky Way: Celebrating the Stories of the Sky in the Planetarium.Junior Chemistry major, Abigail Bormann, presented […]