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Questions, Questions, Questions, who has answers.

When you have questions or are unsure of something, do not hesitate to ask. A student’s receptivity to help is a leading predictor of student success. Faculty and staff at NDSU want you to be successful. However, we can’t help if we don’t know...

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How to prepare to register for classes.

Since schedules may be busy, schedule your advising appointment early and then be prepared for your advising appointment.
First, you should know when your registration appointment time is. You will find this on the home page after you log in to Campus...

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Tips for an effortless advising session

Take some time to gather your questions. Your advisor is eager to help you with your questions, but the interaction will be easier and more effective if you have taken the time to think through most of your questions in order to get them answered...

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4 ways to meet with your advisor when you can’t get to campus.

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A lot of information can be found online, but make a habit of getting in contact with an advisor to double check how this information fits into your specific plan of study and career goals.

Each academic advisor prefers to advise in the way that best...

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When advisors become advocates

Building a relationship with your academic advisor is not only advantageous for their knowledge about your field and curriculum, but they can also be helpful should surprise situations or other issues arise. Your advisor can help you get in contact with...

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Why it is essential to plan your class schedule with an advisor

The faculty in your major has established a specific curriculum that you must complete to earn your degree. Some majors are more specific than others in which classes students must complete. Working with your advisor to plan what courses to take and when...

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Advising Week – What it is and why you should care.

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Advising week is a week out of the semester that academic advisors make themselves more available to meet with students. As a student at NDSU, whether you take only online classes, only on campus, or some of each, you are assigned to an academic advisor...

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Top 10 Reasons to be a FACS Teacher

Here is a fun top 10 list for all of our master's students in the online M.Ed. in Family and Consumer Sciences Education program as well as teachers who are taking their continuing education credits through NDSU.  We also offer a new online Apparel,...

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Fun Fact Friday: How many men teach for the NDSU Nursing department?

How many men teach as a part of the NDSU nursing faculty?

Just one.  His name is Dean Gross and he is married to another nursing faculty member.  We’d say that proves that NDSU employees really are just one big family.

Another little known fact is...

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West Fargo School District, First ND School District to Participate in New NDSU Leadership Academy

This summer the West Fargo School District became the first school district in North Dakota to participate in a new Leadership Academy model master’s program offered through North Dakota State University (NDSU). In addition, NDSU joined the ranks of...

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4 Classroom Challenges to Overcome

Create a classroom that will foster the growth of your students’ success. Today’s classrooms are the source of many challenges that must be overcome by skilled faculty. Some of these challenges include bullying, parent-teacher relationships, child...

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Fun Fact Friday Challenge

We challenge NDSU departments that offer online degrees to take our fun fact Friday challenge.  Get one or more individuals in your department to answer the following series of questions. 

  1. Why did you choose to go into your field of expertise?
  2. Would you...

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October is National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

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October is National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month.

Bullying can be defined as targeted behavior that hurts or harms another person physically or emotionally. 

The National Bullying Prevention Center shares facts and information about what...

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New Online Degree Provides Credentials in Leadership in Phy. Ed. & Sport.

NDSU Distance and Continuing Education announces the addition of its newest online degree, an M.S. in Health, Nutrition and Exercise Science: Leadership in Physical Education & Sport degree.  This degree offers a leadership learning experience for...

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International Coffee Day

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Today, September 29, is International Coffee Day! Enjoy a cup of joe while you hit the books to study or delve into your assignments. Show us your coffee stop on Twitter @ndsudce or our NDSU DCE Facebook page.

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