Special Session Videos

1 Jun, 2019

Trapped!! Escaping the Comfort of Complacency: Make Every Moment Count

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Trapped!! Escaping the Comfort of Complacency: Make Every Moment Count Prepare to laugh out loud as we look at real-life situations that cause you to reexamine your passion, commitment, and attitude toward teaching and inspire you to take your teaching and leading to a higher level. This is an entertaining, but challenging [...]

30 May, 2019

A Mind at Work: Capitalizing on the Relationship Between Mindset and Student Success

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A Mind at Work: Capitalizing on the Relationship Between Mindset and Student Success Many students who walk through the doors of community colleges have already been told they are not college material. Through intentional and deliberate actions, colleges can begin to move students from nonproductive mindsets to productive mindsets and change the [...]

27 May, 2019

Mental Health and How It Impacts Education

By |2019-06-03T16:38:45+00:00May 27th, 2019|Categories: Special Session Videos|0 Comments

Mental Health and How It Impacts Education This session focuses on mental health issues that affect students and learning, particularly the impact of trauma. Participants discuss the psychosocial barriers students are facing and how trauma left untreated can have a negative impact on students’ emotional and social development. Participants advance their knowledge [...]

27 May, 2019

Instilling Faculty With an Entrepreneurial Mindset

By |2019-06-03T14:29:56+00:00May 27th, 2019|Categories: Special Session Videos|0 Comments

Instilling Faculty With an Entrepreneurial Mindset Colleges rely on the resourcefulness and persistence of their people to have the greatest impact on those they serve. Both of these essential skills are just two of the many values that can be learned from some of our society’s most underappreciated individuals, the “unlikely entrepreneurs.” [...]

27 May, 2019

Beyond Retention Programs and Policies: The Habits of Effective Human Levers of Retention

By |2019-06-03T14:32:01+00:00May 27th, 2019|Categories: Special Session Videos|0 Comments

Beyond Retention Programs and Policies: The Habits of Effective Human Levers of Retention Colleges depend upon policies, initiatives, and programs to support student success and college completion. Perhaps the best resource a college has, however, it its faculty. Based upon a qualitative study of faculty identified as "highly effective human levers of [...]

13 Jun, 2018

Student Communication in a Guided Pathways Model: Virtual Solutions to Student Questions

By |2018-06-13T18:43:34+00:00June 13th, 2018|Categories: Special Session Videos|0 Comments

Student Communication in a Guided Pathways Model: Virtual Solutions to Student Questions As Austin Community College embarked on its guided pathways initiative, we recognized the need for consolidated and streamlined student services through innovative methods. We set a goal of providing real-time student support through our Student Services Help Desk, which reduced [...]

13 Jun, 2018

Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges

By |2018-06-13T18:42:16+00:00June 13th, 2018|Categories: Special Session Videos|0 Comments

Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges A partnership between NISOD, Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, and Do Good Work Educational Consulting fostered Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges, which identifies and celebrates promising practices at community and technical colleges in recruiting, retaining, and developing diverse faculty, staff, and students. Learn about [...]

13 Jun, 2018

Course-Based Research: A Social Justice Initiative

By |2018-06-13T18:41:06+00:00June 13th, 2018|Categories: Special Session Videos|0 Comments

Course-Based Research: A Social Justice Initiative Two-year colleges in the United States are leading the way in ensuring all students have access to undergraduate research. They are finding ways to integrate authentic and accessible research into the curriculum by identifying research possibilities in their communities, including environmental issues like safe water, archival [...]

13 Jun, 2018

Student Perspectives on Advising and Implications for Practice

By |2018-06-13T18:39:40+00:00June 13th, 2018|Categories: Special Session Videos|0 Comments

Student Perspectives on Advising and Implications for Practice Students and faculty consistently report that advising is the most important student service that colleges offer. Data from the Center for Community College Student Engagement suggest that students who receive more advising—more time with advisors and more in-depth discussions in their sessions—are more engaged. Join us [...]

13 Jun, 2018

The State of College Completion Initiatives at U.S. Community Colleges

By |2018-06-13T18:34:30+00:00June 13th, 2018|Categories: Special Session Videos|0 Comments

The State of College Completion Initiatives at U.S. Community Colleges Since President Obama introduced his 2020 goal to increase the percentage of citizens with college degrees, completion rates and how to improve them have been at the forefront of higher education institutional agendas. American Association of Collegiate Registrars researchers set out to [...]