30 06, 2020

Post-Traditional Students, the Hidden Cultures of College, and Self-Directed Learning

2020-07-01T13:05:11-04:00

By Michael Schoch, LEC Writing Specialist Most MCNY students are adult learners who commute to school, work jobs, and raise families—characteristics that label them “non-traditional” college students. But, as Madeline St. Amour observes in a recent article in Inside Higher Ed, this demographic will soon represent the majority of higher education students.  This is [...]

Post-Traditional Students, the Hidden Cultures of College, and Self-Directed Learning2020-07-01T13:05:11-04:00
16 03, 2020

3 Practical Tips to Prepare for Online Learning

2020-03-16T11:37:00-04:00

By Nathan Schiller, Director of Academic Support  As MCNY begins its two-week test period for moving all courses online in light of the COVID-19 situation, the LEC would like to offer some practical advice for [...]

3 Practical Tips to Prepare for Online Learning2020-03-16T11:37:00-04:00
14 01, 2020

LEC Scholar, Fall 2019, Manhattan Campus: Joyce Moore and Debra McCrary

2020-01-15T10:38:34-05:00

By Nathan Schiller, Director of Academic Support When Joyce Moore (L) and Debra McCrary (R) started at MCNY a few years ago, they had never heard of the CA. Trying to understand—let alone complete assignments [...]

LEC Scholar, Fall 2019, Manhattan Campus: Joyce Moore and Debra McCrary2020-01-15T10:38:34-05:00
12 11, 2019

Succeed In School and At Work by Asking Questions

2019-11-12T12:52:26-05:00

By Kristen Plylar-Moore, LEC Writing Specialist Albert Einstein is attributed with saying, “If I were given one hour to save the planet, I would spend fifty-five minutes understanding the problem and only five minutes finding [...]

Succeed In School and At Work by Asking Questions2019-11-12T12:52:26-05:00