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16 Oct, 2018

NISOD and Copiah-Lincoln Community College to Co-Host Regional Workshop

By |2018-10-22T01:03:09+00:00October 16th, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: |0 Comments

NISOD and Copiah-Lincoln Community College to Co-Host Regional Workshop Austin, Texas, October 16, 2018 – The National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) and Copiah-Lincoln Community College announced they will co-host a Regional Workshop scheduled for January 25, 2019, in Wesson, Mississippi. NISOD’s Regional Workshops bring professional development closer to faculty, administrators, and [...]

15 Oct, 2018

New Partnership Helps Higher Ed Professionals Reach Their Own Educational Goals

By |2018-10-21T21:14:51+00:00October 15th, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: |0 Comments

New Partnership Helps Higher Ed Professionals Reach Their Own Educational Goals Austin, Texas, October 15, 2018 – The National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) announced a partnership with Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) that will provide financial assistance to individuals at NISOD member colleges who are interested in continuing their education. Through [...]

11 Oct, 2018

Metacognition Can Save Our Students

By |2018-10-11T01:47:51+00:00October 11th, 2018|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: |0 Comments

Volume XL, No. 33 | October 11, 2018 Metacognition Can Save Our Students Technology has forced many educators to reimagine their classrooms, curriculums, and instructional practices. Educators have had to confront the ways technology has changed students’ brains, as well as how the internet has changed the ways students interact with ideas. [...]

8 Oct, 2018

NISOD Announces Partnership With the Association for Florida Colleges

By |2018-10-10T21:42:47+00:00October 8th, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: |0 Comments

NISOD Announces Partnership With the Association for Florida Colleges Austin, Texas, October 8, 2018 – The National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) announced its partnership with the Association for Florida Colleges (AFC) to provide three workshops for their International Conference on College Teaching and Learning, April 3-5, 2019, in Orlando, Florida. As [...]

4 Oct, 2018

September: NISOD Is Excited to Share Member Updates

By |2018-10-04T02:28:45+00:00October 4th, 2018|Categories: New Members|Tags: |0 Comments

NISOD Is Excited to Share Member Updates! We extend a warm welcome to our new and returning members and look forward to serving your professional development needs in the years to come. New Members College of the Muscogee Nation Where: Okmulgee, Oklahoma About: The College of the Muscogee Nation is the institution [...]

4 Oct, 2018

Differentiated Instruction Leads to Increased Student Engagement

By |2018-10-05T14:54:33+00:00October 4th, 2018|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: |0 Comments

Volume XL, No. 32 | October 4, 2018 Differentiated Instruction Leads to Increased Student Engagement Student achievement is important in all levels of education. The effective use of classroom time has long been considered a key element for increasing student achievement. The most common use of classroom time is direct teaching, otherwise [...]

27 Sep, 2018

Interdisciplinary Studies Then and Now: Expanding Concepts of Integrative Teaching and Learning

By |2018-09-27T01:34:24+00:00September 27th, 2018|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: |0 Comments

Volume XL, No. 31 | September 27, 2018 Interdisciplinary Studies Then and Now: Expanding Concepts of Integrative Teaching and Learning Interdisciplinary studies and integrative thinking have long been a topic of conversation in academia; many researchers have pointed to the advantages of engaging students in interdisciplinary studies and various forms of integrative [...]

20 Sep, 2018

Integrating Formative Assessment Practices

By |2018-09-20T02:07:25+00:00September 20th, 2018|Categories: Innovation Abstracts|Tags: |0 Comments

Volume XL, No. 30 | September 20, 2018 Integrating Formative Assessment Practices While planning for each academic semester, instructors often search for new instructional practices that increase student engagement and retention. The challenge is to find optimal teaching practices that ensure students can understand and apply the course content. I often ask [...]

19 Sep, 2018

NISOD and Richland Community College to Co-Host Regional Workshop

By |2018-10-13T00:44:59+00:00September 19th, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: |0 Comments

NISOD and Richland Community College to Co-Host Regional Workshop Austin, Texas, September 19, 2018 – The National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) and Richland Community College announced they will co-host a Regional Workshop scheduled for December 7, 2018, in Decatur, Illinois. NISOD’s Regional Workshops bring professional development closer to faculty, administrators, [...]

17 Sep, 2018

NISOD Provides Belize Colleges and Universities With Professional Learning Resources

By |2018-09-25T18:52:44+00:00September 17th, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: |0 Comments

NISOD Provides Belize Colleges and Universities With Professional Learning Resources Austin, Texas, September 17, 2018 – The National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) collaborated with the Consortium for Belize Educational Cooperation (COBEC) to provide 15 Belize colleges and universities with access to NISOD’s resources and benefits. During the 2018 COBEC summer conference, [...]