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14 May, 2020

Mindful Course Design for Student Success

By |2020-05-15T13:22:44+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 |2020-05-08T15:36:02+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 |2020-05-01T00:49:39+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 |2020-04-10T23:43:15+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 |2020-03-26T20:09:15+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 [...]

5 Mar, 2020

Writing the World

By |2020-03-06T14:12:06+00:00March 5th, 2020|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Writing the World This webinar explores how a student-managed daily writing practice, within and beyond the classroom, transforms teaching and learning in composition and literature classes. Learn how daily writing can help students write across disciplines, polish critical and creative thinking, become empowered, and live with more intention. Learning Outcomes: Learn the value [...]

20 Feb, 2020

Dante Meets Einstein at Café Paradiso: Renewing the Vows Between Humanities and Science

By |2020-03-06T14:17:49+00:00February 20th, 2020|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Dante Meets Einstein at Café Paradiso: Renewing the Vows Between Humanities and Science Dante’s narrative poem The Divine Comedy and Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity were both inspired by the octagonal mosaic ceiling of the Baptistry of Saint John in Florence, Italy. Gazing upward, both Einstein and Dante realized the same beauty in two different [...]

31 Jan, 2020

White Privilege: What is It Really? How Can It Be Used to Help Others Who Lack That Privilege?

By |2020-01-31T01:15:47+00:00January 31st, 2020|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

White Privilege: What is It Really? How Can It Be Used to Help Others Who Lack That Privilege? In this webinar, Dr. Fuller explains the term “white privilege”—who has it and why. Anthropologists use the term “enculturation” to describe how we learn what family, community, and society look like. The norms we enculturate [...]