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About Valerie Fischer
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Entries by Valerie Fischer
For Kate (Hieb) Krieger (BS ’10, MS ’17), relationships mean everything. That belief has guided her teaching, her master’s studies, and now the new courses she’s developing as an MLC continuing education adjunct instructor. Maybe relationships are so important because Kate’s a third-culture kid. Born in Japan in 1987, where her parents were WELS missionaries, […]
MLC’s Master of Science in Education online degree has been named the #1 Best Value in the country by AffordableColleges.com. This website provides reviews and rankings to help prospective students narrow down the field when it comes to selecting which program to pursue. “Each school we’ve listed,” says the website, “offers a strong return on […]
We’re pleased to introduce MLC’s new graduate faculty member, Dr. Rachel (Vogt DMLC ’95) Ehlers, who will be teaching Foundations of Special Education. Dr. Ehlers brings to MLC graduate students her extensive education and teaching experience as well as a deep understanding of special education from two perspectives—as a teacher and as a parent.
Even as an upper-level math instructor, Nicole Lehman ’10 sees the need to increase and improve her teaching techniques for students with learning difficulties. That’s what led her to the special education emphasis in MLC’s Master of Science in Education program.
MLC graduate students regularly contribute articles for Issues in Lutheran Education. This blog shares scholarly writings by Lutheran leaders to stimulate informed discussion about Lutheran schools. About 1,200 people subscribe through email, Facebook, and Twitter. The most-viewed article of 2018 was Being a Lutheran School Teacher is Awesome! with 1,490 views. Recent articles written by graduate students include:
Graduate students enrolled in Assessment of Learning and Instruction for second semester will study under the course’s new professor, Dr. Cindy Whaley. Those who have taken Dr. Whaley’s courses, at either the undergrad or graduate level, are familiar with her enthusiasm for teaching and her dedication to literacy. “I love everything about teaching,” she says. […]
All graduate students must be enrolled in a course to maintain active status. A new course, EDU6999 Continued Graduate Studies, has been created for students who otherwise do not plan to take a course. This policy change enables MLC to more accurately serve graduate students and track their progress.
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