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23 Feb, 2017

Faculty-Student Interaction: The Joys of Being a Faculty-Student Mentor

By | February 23rd, 2017|Categories: Striving for Excellence – Part 3|0 Comments

Faculty-Student Interaction: The Joys of Being a Faculty-Student Mentor Faculty-Student Interaction: The Joys of Being a Faculty-Student Mentor Michele Martinez, Instructor, Hillsborough Community College Throughout my tenure as a teacher, I’ve often asked fellow faculty members what they consider to be the most rewarding part of teaching. Consistently, the response I receive is teacher-student interaction. [...]

16 Feb, 2017

Paradigm Shift: (Re)Envisioning the Role of Department Chairs

By | February 16th, 2017|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Paradigm Shift: (Re)Envisioning the Role of Department Chairs Are you a new or current department chair? Led by two leaders in higher education, this webinar explores the role department chairs play in institutions and introduces tools necessary for effective leadership. Every department chair is confronted with a variety of challenges: course schedule formation, faculty professional [...]

9 Feb, 2017

Collaboration Island… Building Connections Between Students

By | February 9th, 2017|Categories: Striving for Excellence – Part 3, Webinar Series|0 Comments

Collaboration Island… Building Connections Between Students This interactive and fast-paced webinar focuses on practical strategies, tools, and techniques to encourage student collaboration in and out of the classroom. Whether your students love working together, hate working together, or are somewhere in between, you will learn strategies to engage all students in team projects, [...]

19 Jan, 2017

Online Courses: Increasing Learning Effectiveness

By | January 19th, 2017|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Online Courses: Increasing Learning Effectiveness This webinar provides insight into issues involving online courses, what students and teachers say about online learning, and how to use this information to deliver online courses effectively. Additionally, the webinar discusses the three key aspects of online learning: learning objectives, detailing content, and delivering content. When more [...]

2 Jan, 2017

NISOD Welcomes New Associate Director and Administrative Assistant

By | January 2nd, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|0 Comments

NISOD Welcomes New Associate Director and Administrative Assistant Austin, TX [January 2, 2017]: NISOD is excited to announce two new additions to its team: Beth Helberg as Associate Director and Janice Hejl as Administrative Assistant. Starting on January 9 as Associate Director, Beth will provide leadership, oversight, and direct management of NISOD staff, and will [...]

1 Dec, 2016

Teach Students How to Learn: Metacognition is the Key!

By | December 1st, 2016|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Teach Students How to Learn: Metacognition is the Key! Today’s students come to college with widely varying academic skills, interests, and motivation levels. Faculty often lament that students are focused on achieving high grades, but do not want to spend time learning. Most students think that memorizing information before an examination is tantamount [...]

15 Nov, 2016

Included, Involved, Inspired: Strategies for Collaboration and Engagement

By | November 15th, 2016|Categories: Striving for Excellence – Part 3, Webinar Series|0 Comments

Included, Involved, Inspired: Strategies for Collaboration and Engagement Are you buzzing with new ideas to increase student retention, but struggle with implementation? Are you an administrator searching for ways to engage adjunct faculty in the strategic plan of your institution and your initiatives for student success? Or are you an adjunct faculty member [...]

10 Nov, 2016

Is Fair Grading Futile? Exploring a New Type of Assessment

By | November 10th, 2016|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Is Fair Grading Futile? Exploring a New Type of Assessment How confident are we in believing our assessments are graded fairly? For many educators, assessment is one of the more time-consuming, difficult, and even frustrating parts of the teaching side of education. During this webinar, learn and explore how to grade more fairly [...]

2 Nov, 2016

Collaboration Island: Building a Bridge of Partnership With Adjuncts

By | November 2nd, 2016|Categories: Striving for Excellence – Part 3|2 Comments

Collaboration Island: Building a Bridge of Partnership With Adjuncts Shawn Orr, Adjunct Instructor and Director of Faculty Services, College of Online and Adult Studies, Ashland University I work with hundreds of adjunct faculty in my role as Director of Faculty Services, and the spirit, enthusiasm, and knowledge they bring to our university is unparalleled. It’s [...]

25 Oct, 2016

Connecting With Your Students AND Connecting Your Students

By | October 25th, 2016|Categories: Striving for Excellence – Part 3|0 Comments

Connecting With Your Students AND Connecting Your Students Joey Bryant, Adjunct Faculty Trainer, Forsyth Technical Community College