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Have You Filled Out the Equity and Inclusion Survey?

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New Content on the .edu Website

Guest Lectures

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Artemis Herber and Michelle Dickson to Give Artists Talk Thursday Starting at 5 p.m.

Office of the Ombuds

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Ombuds Fourth Annual Report and Data Summary Report Have Been Published


Workforce Development

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Colloquium: Working with Individuals with Mental Health and/or Substance Use Disorders, Oct. 27

Campus Sports News

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Raptors Men's Soccer Ends Three-game Slide, Tops Anne Arundel CC

College/Campus News

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MC's Robin Cook Serves as Panelist at Maryland Research and Education Network 2nd Annual Symposium

MC Events

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The Reginald Cyntje Group In Concert This Wednesday Evening in the Music Building Recital Hall

Arts at MC

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New Art Exhibit in the King Street Gallery "Shifting Identities/Humanity and Nature" Works By Artemis Herber and Michelle Dickson

Community Engagement

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Events In Commemoration of Native American Heritage Month at Montgomery College

It's Academic

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Writing Tutor and Librarian Lead Academic Research Workshop on Saturday, Oct. 28 (GT)

Library News

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Reminder: Libraries' Survey Open Until November 5

Professional Development

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MC's Michele Knight and Dr. Carrie Fitzgerald Win DOER Fellowship Grant

Student Affairs

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Mental Health Fair, 10/31



MC's Michele Knight and Dr. Carrie Fitzgerald Win DOER Fellowship Grant

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Category: Professional Development

Published: Oct 24 2017 12:00AM

Instructional designer Michele Knight of ELITE and Associate Professor Dr. Carrie Fitzgerald have won a DOER Fellowship grant from the Open Education Group. The grant allots $500 to an Instructional Designer and $250 to a faculty member, contingent on publishing three OER assignments.

According to the Open Education Group, "The DOER Fellows Program invites instructional designers to partner with subject matter experts to apply for small grants, supporting the creation of renewable assignments based on the principles of OER-Enabled Pedagogy and designed to be used with specific open educational resources."

The goal of this grant is to "increase instructional designer's capacities to design effective and engaging learning experiences with OER."

Knight and Fitzgerald developed three unique assignments to be used in Introductory Astronomy (ASTR101), a General Education laboratory course. These assignments include creation of an ePortfolio documenting astronomy studies, a student designed collaborative learning assignment, and a peer professor assignment.

To receive grant funding, they will publish these assignments for the OER community throughout the world via the website.

They plan to use the grant funds for software technologies that will make the OERs easily accessible, and interactive for the global OER Community.

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So proud of both of you, Michele and Carrie! Congratulations! :-) :-)

Niyati Pandya

Posted by: Niyati Pandya_2, 10/20/2017 9:08:47 AM


Another LDI graduate, Michelle, leads from where she is!

Posted by: Cynthia Lee Mauris, 10/19/2017 9:33:10 AM


Thanks Buddy :)

Posted by: Michelle Knight, 10/19/2017 9:29:13 AM


Congratulations to Carrie and Michele.

Posted by: Herbert Muse, 10/19/2017 8:17:14 AM

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