MARQUETTE – Four School of Education professors at Northern Michigan University have been honored for their innovative use of technology. They are the first recipients of the recently established Teaching, Learning and Communication (TLC) Faculty Awards.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  The professors were recognized at the NMU Celebration of Scholarship in December.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  Recipients are: Suzanne Standerford, who has integrated the laptop and several software programs into her classes, even creating video clips of student teaching for classroom discussion and electronic portfolios; Kathleen Heikkila, who created a Web site with resources and links related to cognitive impairments and learning disabilities for students, educators and parents; Mitchell Klett, who in his first semester at NMU incorporated laptop use and software projects into his earth science for educators course; and Laura Reissner, who uses interactive video case studies to better prepare education students for the challenge of working with K-12 children who have special needs

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Kristi Evans
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