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Using Your Syllabus as a Learning Resource Tweet

Teaching Ideas

Feb 18th, 2014 | By
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  Several nice suggestions for encouraging greater student engagement…   Tweet

Professor Meena Razvi, Ed.D.

Mar 22nd, 2013 | By
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  Professor Meena Razvi, Ed.D. Adult education has the power to create a safe environment for students to practice new knowledge, collaborate, engage with new content/ideas, and build a bridge towards transfer of learning. Meena is a new member of the adjunct faculty at Lewis. Meena graduated with a doctoral degree in adult and higher
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Adult Student Priorities Survey

Feb 27th, 2013 | By

For each question, students are asked “How important is this to you?” and “How satisfied are you?” Mean levels of importance and satisfaction are computed and a gap analysis is conducted. Small gaps are celebrated. Large gaps are areas for analysis and action. All of these are compared to a national adult student benchmark. Questions
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New Professional Studies major approved

Feb 18th, 2013 | By

The Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies The Professional Studies major enables working adults to integrate liberal studies and existing career skills in a bachelor’s degree that utilizes transfer credits from all of the regional associate degree and certificate programs. This bachelor’s degree provides theoretical and practical experiences that open opportunities for career advancement. Graduates
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Using rubrics to assess learning performance

Dec 5th, 2012 | By

I found a blog post recently that seems useful to me. When assessing learner progress toward competence, the author has found this scale to helpful: 4: Advanced (I can use what I learned in a new way) 3: Proficient (I learned the foundational and complex parts and can apply them) 2: Foundational (I know the
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Interview with Dr. Mark Musch

Sep 13th, 2012 | By

  Dr. Mark Musch has helped many Lewis students achieve their goal of completing their degree.  Dr. Musch has been a part of the Lewis community since 2004 and has taught over 40 Pathophysiology courses. Dr. Musch obtained his PhD in 1983 in Pharmacology/Physiology from University of Chicago. Below you will find a short discussion on his views of adult  students and Lewis overall.       Q. What encouraged you to teach at Lewis? A. Friends who taught in the program thought I would enjoy the experience and be a good facilitator.   Q. What do you consider the best feature of your favorite course? A. The students, the RN’s in this program are astonishing, curious and knowledgeable, many life experiences to add to the course, I learn each time I teach it. Q. What is your favorite artist or genre of music? why? A. Motown is my favorite type of music, too many amazing artists
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Academic Technology Workshops for Faculty Offered

Aug 30th, 2012 | By

Start the Fall term with Faculty Development from CATS.  Watch the CATS website and your email for many additional opportunities.  Smartboard Training:  Click to Sign up   (IMPACT Center, Library) Presenter:  Rich Soliman & Assistants Tues., Sept 4th 1-3 p.m. Thurs., Sept 6th 2-4 p.m. Mon., Sept. 10th 2-4 p.m. Wed., Sept. 12th 2-4 p.m. Wed.,
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A Year In Review by Dr. Walter Pearson

Aug 14th, 2012 | By

A message from, Dr. Walt Pearson, Dean for the School for Professional and Continuing Education: “I’ve just finished my first full academic year at Lewis University and I thought this would be a good time to reflect a bit on progress at work, and say “thank-you”.  The enrollment in our programs have been on a
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Fall Faculty Kickoff

Jun 1st, 2012 | By
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On Monday, August 20, 2012 from 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm at the Oak Brook Campus SPCE will be hosting a faculty kickoff event.                    Tweet