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19 Apr, 2018

Community College Timeline From 1970s

By | 2018-04-19T05:08:33+00:00 April 19th, 2018|Categories: NISOD Stories, Uncategorized|0 Comments

While most of us have grown up with community colleges in our backyards, they are a relatively new phenomenon in higher education, having evolved in the early part of the 20th century. NISOD was formed in 1978. Since then, community colleges have continued to play an  integral role in higher education. Take a look back on [...]

6 Apr, 2018

Student Engagement in College: The Heartbeat of Student Success (A Two-Part Webinar Series)

By | 2018-04-06T18:53:27+00:00 April 6th, 2018|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Student Engagement in College: The Heartbeat of Student Success (A Two-Part Webinar Series) This webinar is a two-part series that will challenge faculty and administration to examine their levels of engagement; how their values correlate to their success in academia; and how to collaborate and develop partnerships with faculty, staff, support services, and [...]

22 Mar, 2018

Tools That Increase Student Engagement in Online Courses

By | 2018-03-22T19:46:19+00:00 March 22nd, 2018|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Tools That Increase Student Engagement in Online Courses Today's students are accustomed to continuous movement and visual stimulation. This session explores free and low-cost tools that can help increase student engagement in online courses. Tools that are discussed include Powtoon, audio editing, podcasting, screen capture software, streaming videos using PowerPoint, and more. The [...]

2 Mar, 2018

Student Engagement in College: The Heartbeat of Student Success (Part One of Two)

By | 2018-03-02T23:05:10+00:00 March 2nd, 2018|Categories: Webinar Series|1 Comment

Student Engagement in College: The Heartbeat of Student Success (Part One of Two) This webinar is a two-part series that will challenge faculty and administration to examine their levels of engagement; how their values correlate to their success in academia; and how to collaborate and develop partnerships with faculty, staff, support services, and [...]

22 Feb, 2018

Are Your Students Global Citizens? How to Teach Diversity to the Leaders of Tomorrow

By | 2018-02-24T10:07:14+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Are Your Students Global Citizens? How to Teach Diversity to the Leaders of Tomorrow Teaching diversity requires strong relationships that encourage dialogue and action so that today’s students become leaders of tomorrow. Confederation College has been embedding Indigenous knowledge into classrooms since 2010 through specially developed Indigenous Learning Outcomes (ILO). The infusion of ILOs [...]

1 Feb, 2018

Assessment Advocate: An Attribute of Teaching Excellence and Educational “Hotness”

By | 2018-02-01T21:36:46+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Assessment Advocate: An Attribute of Teaching Excellence and Educational “Hotness” This webinar is the third in a three-part series titled Elevating Your Educational “Hotness”: Achieving Teaching Excellence. The first two webinars discussed faculty attributes of pedagogical expertise and student-centered mindset. For the final webinar, the facilitators will discuss the importance of faculty being [...]

30 Jan, 2018

January: NISOD Welcomes New Members

By | 2018-02-28T20:51:47+00:00 January 30th, 2018|Categories: New Members|0 Comments

NISOD Is Excited to Welcome Our New Members! We extend a warm welcome and look forward to serving your professional development needs in the years to come. Olds College Where: Alberta, Canada About: Olds College’s mission is to create an environment for learning, inquiry, partnership, and communication that supports students, employees, and [...]

25 Jan, 2018

Entrepreneurial Mindset: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Advance Student Success

By | 2018-01-25T20:32:09+00:00 January 25th, 2018|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Entrepreneurial Mindset: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Advance Student Success Entrepreneurship is more than an academic discipline and reaches far beyond the concept of traditional business creation and small business management. Entrepreneurship is a mindset—a framework for thinking and acting that empowers individuals and organizations to succeed in the 21st Century. In today’s rapidly changing, [...]

23 Jan, 2018

Northern Essex Community College

By | 2018-01-30T20:03:17+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|Categories: Member Spotlight|0 Comments

Member Spotlight - Northern Essex Community College “Northern Essex Community College has a long history of risk-taking, innovation, and intense commitment to student success; and when I look back on the many talented NECC faculty and staff who have been NISOD award recipients over those years, I see some [...]

18 Jan, 2018

Classroom Management: Enough With the Nonsense!

By | 2018-01-18T22:52:34+00:00 January 18th, 2018|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Classroom Management: Enough With the Nonsense! Learn about effective classroom management strategies that promote student success. Webinar participants discuss research-based classroom techniques specific for higher education learning and gain an understanding about the importance of student sanctioning from a student affairs perspective. This webinar highlights a partnership between Academic Affairs and Student Development Services [...]