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23 May, 2017

Bird by Bird: Creating a Culture of Teaching Excellence

By | May 23rd, 2017|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Bird by Bird: Creating a Culture of Teaching Excellence "Student success" is a common mantra in higher education; however, in order to realize student success, institutions must first have "teacher success." This webinar discusses strategies to create a sustainable culture of teaching excellence. By the end of the webinar, participants are able to identify promising [...]

18 May, 2017

NISOD and Diverse: Issues in Higher Education Name 2017 Most Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges

By | May 18th, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|0 Comments

NISOD and Diverse: Issues in Higher Education Name 2017 Most Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges Austin, TX, May 18, 2017– The National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) and Diverse: Issues in Higher Education are excited to announce the 2017 Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges (PPWCC) award winners. This is [...]

17 May, 2017

NISOD Announces Second Regional Workshop

By | May 17th, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|0 Comments

NISOD Announces Second Regional Workshop Austin, TX, May 17, 2017– The National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) announced its second Regional Workshop, scheduled for October 13, 2017. The single-day workshop will take place at, and will be hosted by, Bergen Community College at the Meadowlands in Lyndhurst, New Jersey. NISOD’s Regional Workshops bring [...]

10 May, 2017

2017 Scott Wright Student Essay Contest – Winners

By | May 10th, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|0 Comments

2017 Scott Wright Student Essay Contest - Winners NISOD is proud to announce the winners of the 2017 Student Essay Contest! The winning students, as well as the featured faculty, receive $1,000 and a complimentary registration to the NISOD’s 2017 International Conference on Teaching and Leadership Excellence in Austin, Texas, May 27-30, among other [...]

9 May, 2017

Please Pass the Salt: Creating a Collaborative Environment for Adjuncts

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

Please Pass the Salt: Creating a Collaborative Environment for Adjuncts Please Pass the Salt: Creating a Collaborative Environment for Adjuncts Janet Covey Novotny, Online Adjunct Professor, English and Business, Grand Canyon University, Northwestern State University of Louisiana, and Indiana Wesleyan University Each and every adjunct who has a desire to learn, communicate, care, and share [...]

3 May, 2017

Flipping Fundamentals – Part 3

By | May 3rd, 2017|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Flipping Fundamentals – Part 3 In the final installment of the Flipping Fundamentals webinar series, participants explore ways to take flipped learning experiences to the next level. Participants learn how to use the flipped classroom as a tool to fuel innovative projects, such as collaborations and campus-wide initiatives. Tom Grady, Faculty Assistant Director, Center for [...]

19 Apr, 2017

Flipping Fundamentals – Part 2

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

Flipping Fundamentals – Part 2 In part two of this three-part webinar series, participants learn how to effectively assess out-of-class learning and how to create an active learning environment that engages students and allows them to gain a deeper understanding of the information being presented. Tom Grady, Faculty Assistant Director, Center for Teaching Excellence, [...]

18 Apr, 2017

GLUE: Enhance Collaboration Among Full-Time and Adjunct Faculty

By | April 18th, 2017|Categories: Striving for Excellence – Part 3, Webinar Series|0 Comments

GLUE: Enhance Collaboration Among Full-Time and Adjunct Faculty This interactive webinar showcases a simple model for including the adjunct voice. The protocol, GLUE, structures a professional learning community for adjuncts and outlines an efficient process where full- and part-time faculty, administrators, and support personnel share visions and ideas on behalf of students. Webinar participants [...]

13 Apr, 2017

Let Your Voice Be Heard: Using Social Media to Encourage Social Action

By | April 13th, 2017|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Let Your Voice Be Heard: Using Social Media to Encourage Social Action In an effort to help composition students understand that their reading, writing, and course materials have impacts beyond the classroom, the webinar facilitator seeks new ways to integrate multidisciplinary materials that promote social activism. This webinar features a social media campaign assignment [...]

13 Apr, 2017

Collaboration Between Full-Time and Adjunct Faculty in Creative Inquiry

By | April 13th, 2017|Categories: Striving for Excellence – Part 3|0 Comments

Collaboration Between Full-Time and Adjunct Faculty in Creative Inquiry Collaboration Between Full-Time and Adjunct Faculty in Creative Inquiry Suma Bhat, Adjunct Professor, Greenville Technical College According to a report from the Center for Community College Student Engagement, part-time faculty teach more than half of students at two-year institutions. Adjunct professors at community colleges often have [...]