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October 17, 2012

An Interactive Game Approach to Teaching

Game-approach

Traditionally, most college classes go something like this: 1) the student reads the textbook and comes to class, 2) the instructor lectures, and 3) the student goes home to try his or her hand at applying the knowledge from the textbook and lecture (in other words, homework). What if you were able to really dig […]

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October 15, 2012

Longmont Resident Wins Top Honor in PTK Honor Society’s Writing Awards

A paper from Elizabeth Vasquez, a Front Range Community College-Boulder County Campus graduate, has been chosen as one of the two best entries in Phi Theta Kappa’s 2012 edition of Nota Bene, the society’s honors anthology.   Phi Theta Kappa is the international honor society for community colleges. Vasquez’s “The Rwandan Genocide: A Tragedy Born […]

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October 10, 2012

Forestry Students Help Classmate Burned Out in High Park Fire

High-Park-Fire

On a recent September day, two classes in the Career Pathways Wildlife, Forestry, and Natural Resources Program at Front Range Community College’s Larimer Campus gathered to participate in a soil restoration lab in Rist Canyon west of Fort Collins, an area burned this summer in the High Park Fire. Students Observed Erosion’s Effect on Water […]

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October 3, 2012

The Value of a College Mentor

College-mentor

If you’ve ever had an influential teacher or coach, you know well the impact such a relationship can have on your life. And at college in particular—a major time of transition—it is so important to have a strong support system. Having a mentor-type figure in your life can mean the difference between a good college […]

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