2023 Conference Approaching
Our 2023 Conference is scheduled Sept. 21-22, 2023.
About the Consortium
We are a group of teachers from Nebraska community colleges who invite other developmental English and math faculty and instructional support staff to build this state-wide community that shares resources and energizes one another. Please explore the website & attend the conference. To contribute a resource or idea, email us: firstname.lastname@example.org.
From Our Blog
Amy Doty and Phip Ross With as much research and data that has been generated in the last 10 years on developmental education, one would imagine conclusions would be clearer. This academic year, NDEC hosted Alexandros Goudas, who guided us through his assessment of research that he has invested in for much of the last…Read More
Reading Representation: Selecting Texts for Southeast Community College’s Beginning Reading and Writing Course
Cheney Luttich The first level English course offered at Southeast Community College is Beginning Reading and Writing (ENGL960). The students come from different backgrounds. While everyone is different, they often have one thing in common and that’s a struggle with reading. There are no guarantees students will exit the course as lovers of reading, but…Read More
Cheney Luttich Being tasked with teaching annotations has been a learning curve. As a result of SCC’s Dev. English Department’s focus on integrated reading and writing, this write-leaning instructor learned (or continues to learn) how writing and reading are inextricably linked. Annotations are key to navigating both. I’ve also learned that what is instinctual to me is…Read More