Entries by meyerjd

YOU Can Be a Graduate Student!

Now is the time to start planning to get your master’s degree. Some students, like recent graduate Grey Davis, begin their graduate studies right away. Others get a year or two of experience first. Both timelines are great! The important thing is that you are interested in learning and improving. Admittedly, it’s hard to think […]

Master’s Program Receives Awards

The MLC Master of Science in Education degree is 11 years old. It has earned a reputation as a high-quality, affordable graduate degree among its students and WELS teachers. Others are starting to take notice. Recently, MLC’s graduate program earned the following awards. Top Online Master’s in Education Martin Luther College is ranked 18th in […]

Help Your Advisees Understand the IRB

Every student who wishes to complete a capstone project MUST submit an IRB application along with his or her capstone proposal to the Director of Graduate Studies. The detail to which the IRB application is completed is determined by whether human subjects are involved in the research. As appropriate within courses and when advising for […]

Improve Collaboration with the Big Blue Button

What is the Big Blue Button? It is a tool that MLC supplies to faculty members to facilitate face-to-face, real-time collaboration and contact in their classes.  The Big Blue Button allows multiple users to video conference and share presentations and documents. Up to twenty people can log on at a time. Build it into group-work, […]

Entering Course Grades

Course grades need to be entered into the MLC Portal prior to a specific date each term. You don’t need to enter all grades for your course at the same time. If you wish to change a grade after it has been entered, you will need to contact the Records Office. To enter grades . […]

Graduate Faculty – We Need Your News!

Have you been recently published? Have you been asked to speak at a conference? Or to give a presentation? Did you receive and new licenses or certifications? How are you continuing your education? Do you know of any opportunities that your fellow staff members should be aware of? Any recent accomplishments outside the classroom? Any […]

Access to Mental Measurements

Here are a few different options for students and faculty to use for access to Mental Measurements Yearbook. (Off-campus users should begin their sessions by logging in to the MLC Portal, which then should provide access to the library’s online resources.  They can use the Library link on the portal or navigate directly to the […]

Opportunities to Publish

At its May 2014 conference, the graduate faculty discussed the need to provide opportunities for our faculty and students to write for a larger audience. Dr. Abrego mentioned that Cabell’s Directories can be useful for finding publications that may match our or our students’ work. Some new MLC-sponsored outlets for publishing will soon be available. […]

Continuing Education for Faculty

A high-quality program requires high-quality instruction. Several graduate faculty members have communicated with me recently about things they are doing to improve themselves as instructors. The graduate faculty is encouraged to look for ways to improve instruction and grow in knowledge and understanding. If you find a book, workshop, or other opportunity to expand your […]