The rise of online learning isn’t slowing down, which is why it’s important for educators to be properly equipped to bring their classroom into the 21st century and make a positive difference in student achievement.
This Thanksgiving, Jim Brandt, vice president of adult & graduate studies, reflects on an incredible timeline of blessings for the College of Adult & Graduate Studies at Wisconsin Lutheran College.
“Capstone” is the term used for the culminating experience of a true liberal arts education. In this latest blog post, Dr. Joyce S. Natzke, Dean of Adult & Graduate Studies, describes the intentional emphasis of the term within the final course of the Adult & Graduate Studies programs.
At this time of Thanksgiving, we find ourselves amazed as we look back on what God has accomplished through feeble human efforts in the College of Adult & Graduate Studies (AGS). We specifically acknowledge God’s incredible gifts to AGS during the past two years.
“I?m now a few months into the program, and I?m so happy I decided to return to college. My kids are proud of me, and that?s the best feeling in the world.” – Denise Terrell
We need dedicated individuals to enter the field?especially during these difficult times?who can engineer stronger academic initiatives; who can solve problems creatively; who can think innovatively; and who can believe that all students deserve an excellent education. Consider a transition to teaching.
As a graduate assistant, Danny helps WLC coaches, while at the same time gaining experience from a valuable master’s degree program. He is honored to learn, and serve, at Wisconsin Lutheran College.
“Throughout my time in the degree completion program, I have been challenged in my perspectives, in my personal strengths, and even in my weaknesses. I learned to juggle studying and writing papers with naptimes and mothers? groups. The most joyful surprises, however, have been the relationships formed.” – Susan Holdmann
“It has been so rewarding to bring this 21st century learning experience into my class and my school.”
“I think the graduate assistant partnership with the College of Adult & Graduate Studies is a win-win situation and I hope we see more graduate assistants in the future.” – Brian Schipferling, Sports Information Graduate Assistant for the Wisconsin Lutheran College Athletic Department