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The original concept art for "A Passage through Time," the Elko Street-scape public art project undertaken by the Nevada Department of Transportation in Elko in the spring and summer of 2015. The artwork was produced by John L'Etoile, Senior…

The handout distributed to participants at the VHC In-Service "Discussions for Critical Thinking," 21 January 2016. The handout was intended to be a guide for the workshop discussions and includes three sample discussions from GBC faculty presenters.

On 21 January 2016, the VHC hosted a faculty in-service on strategies to use discussions to promote critical thinking, particularly in online classes. The workshop was presented by GBC faculty members Scott A. Gavorsky, Kathy Schwandt, and Joshua…

Dan Flores speaks about his forthcoming book, Coyote America: A Natural and Supernatural History (New York: Basic Books, June 2016): “[It] is a biography of the animal from its evolutionary origins in the American Southwest five million years…

The official "Design for the Human Spirit" logo.

A brief look at the 1967 creation of the Elko Community College, the predecessor of Great Basin College, as related by original college founders Robley "Bob" Burns, Jr., Mark and Katherine Chilton, Dr. Hugh Collett, and Michael Marfisi. "Designing a…

Example discussion requirements for students for a History Survey course, in this case HIST 105 (European Civilization to 1648). The requirements includes the rubric for grading. Download pdf of full page

This grading rubric for discussion posts was developed for History survey courses, although it is generic enough to be used for any types of courses. The rubric is set up based on a three-prompt discussion model, with an initial post and two required…

Angie de Braga (GBC VHC) interviews John L'Etoile, Senior Landscape Architect for the Nevada Department of Transportation (Nevada DOT), about the design of the Elko Street-scaping project, using the theme "A Passage through Time."

Laura Stark Rainey is a Western Shoshone from the Ely Shoshone Tribe part of the Western Shoshone Nation. Laura took us on a tour of the Cave Lake State Park and surrounding areas describing the hunting and gathering practices of the Western…
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