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16 Jul, 2020

Increasing Equity in STEM and Career Technical Education With Open Educational Resources

By |2020-08-20T22:11:45+00:00July 16th, 2020|Categories: Webinar Series|1 Comment

Increasing Equity in STEM and Career Technical Education With Open Educational Resources With the cost of college steadily increasing, many students struggle to afford the materials necessary for success in their courses. River Parishes Community College faculty Dr. Esperanza Zenon is tackling this issue by using and promoting open education resources (OER). This presentation will [...]

18 Jun, 2020

Five Simple Ways to Improve Engagement in College Success Courses for Better Outcomes

By |2020-08-20T22:12:44+00:00June 18th, 2020|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Five Simple Ways to Improve Engagement in College Success Courses for Better Outcomes In October 2018, EdSurge released the research study "Measuring Up: How Community Colleges Define, Measure and Support Student Success." This study revealed important trends in student success initiatives, current practices for institutional analytics, and early indicators of student success at [...]

3 Jun, 2020

A Message to the NISOD Community

By |2020-06-07T23:30:14+00:00June 3rd, 2020|Categories: Membership|Tags: , , |0 Comments

A Message to the NISOD Community Our heart and prayers go out to George Floyd, his family and friends, and everyone whose heart is aching right now. While men and women around the world denounce his senseless killing and the long-standing injustices found in our systems and institutions, the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development [...]

28 May, 2020

Trauma-Informed Teaching and Learning: How Do We Help Our Students Recognize and Mitigate the Impact of Stress and Traumatic Experiences

By |2020-08-20T22:14:32+00:00May 28th, 2020|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Trauma-Informed Teaching and Learning: How Do We Help Our Students Recognize and Mitigate the Impact of Stress and Traumatic Experiences In times of uncertainty, we look to our leaders–at home, at school, and at work–for guidance and reassurance. Students, particularly underprivileged students, look to their instructors for this kind of reassurance and comfort. How can [...]

14 May, 2020

Mindful Course Design for Student Success

By |2020-08-20T22:15:59+00:00May 14th, 2020|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Mindful Course Design for Student Success How did you develop a heart for the mission of community colleges? With a focus on student-centered online engagement strategies, this webinar describes course designs that enable students to succeed. By exploring the rewards associated with the Bartlett Model for Engaging the Online Learner, webinar attendees develop [...]

8 May, 2020

Alternative Avenues for Non-Traditional Students: Finding Value in Prior Learning Assessment as a Faculty Member

By |2020-08-20T22:17:24+00:00May 8th, 2020|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Alternative Avenues for Non-Traditional Students: Finding Value in Prior Learning Assessment as a Faculty Member Prior learning assessment (PLA) is a powerful tool for engaging non-traditional students. The task of evaluating requests for prior learning credit often falls to faculty members in community college settings. Some faculty doubt PLA because it removes students from seats [...]

1 May, 2020

Supporting Faculty Across Higher Education with Best Practices for Teaching Online

By |2020-08-20T22:18:45+00:00May 1st, 2020|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Supporting Faculty Across Higher Education with Best Practices for Teaching Online Is your institution struggling to support faculty as they transition to online modalities? Now more than ever, being prepared to teach online is a critical mission for every higher education institution. Best Practices for Teaching Online (BPTO) is a professional development program [...]

15 Apr, 2020

2020 Scott Wright Student Essay Contest – Winners

By |2020-04-17T14:45:55+00:00April 15th, 2020|Categories: Student Essay Contest|0 Comments

2020 Scott Wright Student Essay Contest - Winners NISOD is proud to announce the winners of the 2020 Student Essay Contest! The winning students, as well as the featured faculty, staff, or administrator receive $1,000 ,and each winning student author’s college will receive a complimentary 2020-2021 membership. The annual Scott Wright Student Essay Contest is [...]

9 Apr, 2020

Shifting Entrepreneurship From the Perimeter to the Core

By |2020-08-20T22:20:12+00:00April 9th, 2020|Categories: Free, Webinar Series|0 Comments

Shifting Entrepreneurship From the Perimeter to the Core An entrepreneurial mindset can empower ordinary people to accomplish extraordinary things. And it’s not only for students. When faculty and administrators are empowered to identify and solve problems within their sphere of influence, a more vibrant and sustainable culture can emerge. Learning Outcomes: Redefine entrepreneurship in [...]

26 Mar, 2020

Ensuring Equity and Success in Community Colleges: Using iClicker for Active Learning

By |2020-08-20T22:21:29+00:00March 26th, 2020|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Ensuring Equity and Success in Community Colleges: Using iClicker for Active Learning Active learning transforms classrooms, giving every student a voice and helping improve course outcomes. Join Dr. Brandon Tenn, veteran student engagement expert and instructor at Merced College, to learn how implementing active learning techniques with iClicker can change your classroom dynamics [...]