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. […]
Stephanie Wickman, director of instructional design and education technology at Front Range Community College, is the college’s administrator of the year. She was honored at a meeting of the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education. Wickman, who joined FRCC in 2007, oversees the college’s online learning system, supervises online and educational technology training, […]
A five-year, $2.2 million U.S. Department of Education grant will support Front Range Community College’s efforts to provide more support to students so more students are successful. The highly competitive program helps eligible higher education institutions expand their capacity to serve low-income students. Two-thirds of first-time, full-time FRCC students receive financial aid, and 46 percent […]
May is here, and if you’re a college student, that means the end of the school year—and for some, college graduation! If you know someone graduating this year and are struggling to find the perfect gift, here are 20 ideas for consideration—from the practical to the motivating to the heartfelt: Practical Gifts Finishing college and […]
April is Stress Awareness Month, which is a good time for college students to take a deep breath and remind themselves that everyone encounters challenging times in life—it’s all how you react and manage them. This national effort to inform people about the dangers of stress, successful coping strategies, and harmful misconceptions about stress is […]
Online classes work well for many students. Maybe they have family or work responsibilities, or transportation issues, or they live in an area without convenient access to a college campus. Whatever the reason, taking college classes online is a way to fit higher education into their lives. Here, at Front Range Community College, we offer […]
Online classes emphasize different skills and create a different experience for students as compared to classroom-based courses. FRCC offers more than 350 online classes. Take this quiz and see if online classes may work for you.
At the age of 16, Michelle Finch had her first child. It was the best thing that ever happened to her. “I was going down a bad path, and having a child truly changed my life for the positive,” says Michelle. “I started thinking about my baby and what I wanted for our future.” Michelle’s […]