Aboriginal Scholars Program is Recruiting

NIC’s Aboriginal Scholars program is recruiting for the 2021FA and 2022WI semesters! The NIC Aboriginal Scholars program, funded by the RBC Foundation, is a holistic and culturally-relevant program for Aboriginal Students. The program strives to empower students through engaging them in the process of creating a self-constructed achievement plan, ensuring …

Learning Strategies That Work

As you begin the term, take a peek at six learning strategies that work! All six of these strategies have decades of research behind them. They have helped students learn how to learn and given them more ways to better study and learn material. Check them out. 1. Dual Coding …

Blackboard Student Training Course

To help you be ready to learn with NIC’s course learning platform (called Blackboard Learn) we have created a ‘Student Training Course’. Many instructors use this platform to share course content including readings, videos and important links, post messages and announcements, have assignments submitted, engage students in discussion forums, and …

Digital Test Taking Tips

Taking a test in a digital learning platform (like Blackboard Learn or similar) is quite a bit different than taking a test in a face-to-face environment. For decades students have been taking tests in online environments. Here is a collection of good practices and tips with specific references and examples …