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Escape rooms at MCC? No, just a student training exercise

When it comes to escape rooms, a little stress is part of the deal. The idea is that several people are trapped in a room until they deduce their way out, using smarts and teamwork. But when Metropolitan Community College’s FOCUS program designed escape rooms for students serving as supplemental instruction leaders, claustrophobia wasn’t in …

A FOCUS on helping MCC’s first-year students succeed

If you didn’t know better, you’d swear you stumbled into a class of education majors. This day in mid-August at MCC-Business & Technology, there’s talk about activity plans, Bloom’s taxonomy of learning, and how to engage non-participants in a class discussion. The more detailed your outline the better, someone says, because once you’re in front …