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Monthly Archives: October 2012

Orientation for Online Learners

Recently at the Sloan C conference, Jennifer Lewis and Carly Brady of Madison Area Technical College along with Dr. Mac Adkins of SmarterServices, presented about their online orientation for students. Check out the full presentation by clicking the link below. Orientation for Online Learners at Madison College from JLewisGeology

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End of Course Evaluations

It’s about that time of year when schools are gearing up for end of course evaluations. While gathering meaningful feedback from well-intentioned students to improve faculty practices can be a positive experience, in many cases it is a sensitive subject.  Unfortunately, often times the end of course evaluation system is plagued with challenges.  Whether it […]

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Got Grit?

“When it comes to high achievement, grit may be as essential as intelligence.” Do you believe that statement? According to this article there is a connection with a student’s personal “grit” and successfully completing college courses. The article highlights work and research done by Angela Duckworth from the University of Pennyslvania. She has developed a […]

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worlds best boss

Happy National Boss’ Day

At SmarterServices, we are CONVINCED that we have the absolute World’s Best Boss!  Thank you Dr. Mac Adkins for making our company a place that fosters life long learning, encourages personal passions, shows compassion to others, and sets a high standard for quality products and excellent client service.

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Wordless Wednesdays – Hit the Ground Running

Get on your mark, get set, GO! It’s that time of year when our busy conference gears up and we hit the ground running. On our Wordless Wednesday picture this week was of a marathon in New York City. When I saw it I thought of our busyness during conference season. Things can get crazy […]

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