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Innovative Teaching Recognized with eLearning Honor

The escape room comes to the classroom. That is a teaching concept developed by colleagues and adapted by Marcus Fowler that earned him the eLearning Educator of the Year Award from the eLearning Consortium of Colorado. Emphasis on Information and Technology Literacy Marcus teaches humanities at the Boulder County Campus of Front Range Community College.

Concurrent Enrollment Prepares Student for Next Step

Jack Roper is a textbook example of the benefits of concurrent enrollment. Concurrent enrollment is the increasingly popular way high school students can enroll in college classes. To recap, concurrent enrollment meets four criteria: a specific structure for providing college courses to high school students; Colorado Opportunity Fund eligibility; tuition paid for, in most cases, up

Good Advice to Rock Your Finals

College finals are stressful. I asked my Facebook friends to send notes to our students as they prepare to take their finals. I received thoughtful responses from all over the world. Where I come from, it truly takes a village. It’s not just a saying. Here is some good energy for students everywhere. Do what

We Answer Your Questions about Transferring

If you a student or potential student planning to transfer to a four-year college or university, we know you have questions. Here’s the great news: Many FRCC students intend to transfer and earn their bachelor’s degrees, so we make the process smooth and streamlined. Here are several frequently asked questions to guide you. What is

7 Things to Keep in Mind About Student Loans

You’ve probably heard that borrowing money to pay for college is something lots of students do, but it’s important to understand what you’re getting into. Yes, taking out loans to fund school is fine. Yes, a college education is worth the investment—even if you borrow. But think before you accept the entire amount of all

Not All Good Jobs Require a Bachelor’s Degree

Not to denigrate bachelor’s degrees – I’ve got one – but there are 30 million good jobs nationally that don’t require one, a recent report from the Center on Education and the Workforce at Georgetown University indicates. This report – Good Jobs that Pay Without a BA – adds some fodder and solid research to

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