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Northcentral Insights and Stories

Apr 2 2020
Over the last few weeks, folks around the country have felt the disorienting effects of having their routine disrupted. Suddenly people are working from home, going to school online, juggling childcare and household management with Zoom meetings and due dates. Instead of a morning commute, they are figuring out how to troubleshoot conference calls. Instead of dropping kids at school, they are scanning Khan Academy to help with 4th grade math.  
Mar 30 2020
Meaningful interactions are essential when utilizing a face-to-face teaching format, but are even more vital in an online teaching model. As educators, we must understand our students' strengths and weaknesses, their background, and specific learning style. We have a responsibility to be empathetic and sympathetic to their plight for the duration of instruction and learning.
CAVO blog
Mar 27 2020
Email is its own unique genre of writing. It’s not a letter, not a memo, not a text message, but rather it has its own rhetorical considerations for audience, purpose, tone, and presentation. If you’re brand new to using email regularly, you may find it helpful to explore tutorials on the operation of these tools.
CAVO blog
Mar 27 2020
Northcentral University (NCU) was founded in 1996 as a remote institution of higher education with a unique, one-to-one model. Since the start, NCU has grown to encompass six Schools and over 550 remote employees, both full and part-time.
Mary Streit photo
Mar 17 2020
As most Irish-Americans, in my family, we celebrate St Patrick’s Day on March 17th.  When reflecting a bit more on what this day means to me, I pulled out a brief historical interview of my maternal grandmother, and read it over.  I thought it would be beneficial for me to do this for two reasons.