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15 Nov, 2017

Teaching in the “SLO” Lane

By | 2017-11-15T21:08:56+00:00 November 15th, 2017|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Teaching in the "SLO" Lane This webinar illustrates how to design courses around Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) and how those outcomes benefit student learning. Have you ever questioned whether you are teaching students what they truly need to know? Do you wonder if students see how course concepts relate to one another, and if [...]

1 Nov, 2017

Student-centered Mindset: An Attribute of Teaching Excellence and Educational “Hotness”

By | 2017-11-01T19:56:21+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Student-centered Mindset: An Attribute of Teaching Excellence and Educational “Hotness” This webinar is the second in a three-part series titled Elevating Your Educational “Hotness”: Achieving Teaching Excellence. Part one of the series discussed the faculty attribute of pedagogical expertise, and this webinar focuses on a student-centered mindset. The facilitators will share specific student-centered [...]

27 Oct, 2017

NISOD Announces Its Raleigh, North Carolina Workshop

By | 2017-10-27T21:56:02+00:00 October 27th, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|0 Comments

NISOD Announces Its Raleigh, North Carolina Workshop Austin, Texas, August 25, 2017 – The National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) announces its next Regional Workshop, scheduled for December 1, 2017. The workshop will take place at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Crabtree in Raleigh, North Carolina. During the workshop, titled “Shift Happens… [...]

18 Oct, 2017

Teaching Techniques: Beyond Lectures

By | 2017-10-18T20:11:59+00:00 October 18th, 2017|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Teaching Techniques: Beyond Lectures Are you tired of lecturing semester after semester? Learn how to revitalize your classroom by using active learning to facilitate interactions between you and your students. This webinar introduces teaching techniques that have multiple benefits, including being more efficient than typical lectures in keeping your students attentive and engaged. Included is [...]

21 Sep, 2017

Elevating Your Educational “Hotness”: Achieving Teaching Excellence

By | 2017-09-21T20:29:59+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Elevating Your Educational "Hotness": Achieving Teaching Excellence This webinar is the first in a three-part series that focuses on specific attributes exhibited by excellent faculty. In an effort to create a culture of teaching excellence, Broward College has identified specific attributes that its Center for Teaching Excellence and Learning helps faculty cultivate. This webinar [...]

7 Sep, 2017

Social Presence in Online Learning: A Critical Literacy for Effective Online Experiences

By | 2017-09-07T21:07:28+00:00 September 7th, 2017|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Social Presence in Online Learning: A Critical Literacy for Effective Online Experiences Recent research suggests that students continue to struggle with isolation and disconnectedness in online courses. This webinar addresses the importance of human connection in online learning and provides participants several easy-to-implement strategies to enhance social presence. The webinar facilitators consider social presence [...]

28 Aug, 2017

NISOD Announces Its Next Workshop Location

By | 2017-10-20T19:14:55+00:00 August 28th, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|0 Comments

NISOD Announces Its Next Workshop Location Austin, Texas, August 25, 2017 – The National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) announced its next Regional Workshop, scheduled for February 9, 2018. The workshop will take place at the Tampa Marriot Westshore Hotel in Tampa, Florida. NISOD’s Regional Workshops bring professional development closer to faculty, [...]

23 Aug, 2017

Dynamic Lecturing: Research-Based Strategies to Enhance Lecture Effectiveness

By | 2017-08-28T13:48:09+00:00 August 23rd, 2017|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Dynamic Lecturing: Research-Based Strategies to Enhance Lecture Effectiveness In the fight against poor teaching, lecturing has been unjustly accused and vilified. If someone describes a lecture as ineffective, the webinar facilitator asks three questions: (1) what kind of lecture is it, (2) how is the lecture delivered, and, (3) to whom is the lecture [...]

28 Jul, 2017

NISOD Debuts Inaugural Virtual Conference

By | 2017-10-20T20:03:18+00:00 July 28th, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|0 Comments

NISOD Debuts Inaugural Virtual Conference Austin, Texas,  July 27, 2017 – In an effort to increase the availability of outstanding professional education opportunities, the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) is excited to announce its inaugural virtual conference, being held 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM Central Standard Time (CST) on Wednesday, October 25, [...]

20 Jul, 2017

Teach Students How to Learn: Metacognition Is the Key!

By | 2017-07-20T21:05:59+00:00 July 20th, 2017|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 necessary to learn the material. Too many students think that memorizing information before [...]