NDSU Distance & Continuing Education (DCE)

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Rockin’ Course

What other college class requires you to listen to and learn about music including Elvis Presley, Bob Dylan, Metallica, Christina Aguilera, and The Dave Mathews Band to name a few as part of your homework? If artists like these catch your interest, then...

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Rejuvenate While You Rest

Now that the school year is drawing to an end, here are a few ways in which you can continue to be mindful of your professional practice while still enjoying the summer break ahead:

  • read materials that are professionally relevant;
  • reflect and project:...

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Development of Assessments

  • Create assessment items that are aligned with the content covered throughout the unit, semest or year.
  • Develop objective assessments even when students' learning output is subjective. For instance, use rubrics to evaluate papers, presentations, authentic...

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Types of Assessment

Purposeful assessment ensures student learning and informs teaching practices. There are two main types of assessment: formative and summative. While summative assessment is vital to the learning process, formative assessment is just as important and...

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A Place to Network for Music Educators

Music is literally in the air at North Dakota State University. From July 30 to August 3 music educators from across the United States will attend the 2012 Summer Symposium in Music Education.

This unique, one-week course provides music educators with...

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