Striving for Excellence – Part 3

A professional development series designed specifically for adjunct faculty and administrators.

A NISOD and Cengage Learning Collaboration

23 Feb, 2017

Faculty-Student Interaction: The Joys of Being a Faculty-Student Mentor

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Faculty-Student Interaction: The Joys of Being a Faculty-Student Mentor Faculty-Student Interaction: The Joys of Being a Faculty-Student Mentor Michele Martinez, Instructor, Hillsborough Community College Throughout my tenure as a teacher, I’ve often asked fellow faculty members what they consider to be the most rewarding part of teaching. Consistently, the response I receive is teacher-student interaction. [...]

9 Feb, 2017

Collaboration Island… Building Connections Between Students

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Collaboration Island… Building Connections Between Students This interactive and fast-paced webinar focuses on practical strategies, tools, and techniques to encourage student collaboration in and out of the classroom. Whether your students love working together, hate working together, or are somewhere in between, you will learn strategies to engage all students in team projects, [...]

15 Nov, 2016

Included, Involved, Inspired: Strategies for Collaboration and Engagement

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Included, Involved, Inspired: Strategies for Collaboration and Engagement Are you buzzing with new ideas to increase student retention, but struggle with implementation? Are you an administrator searching for ways to engage adjunct faculty in the strategic plan of your institution and your initiatives for student success? Or are you an adjunct faculty member [...]

2 Nov, 2016

Collaboration Island: Building a Bridge of Partnership With Adjuncts

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Collaboration Island: Building a Bridge of Partnership With Adjuncts Shawn Orr, Adjunct Instructor and Director of Faculty Services, College of Online and Adult Studies, Ashland University I work with hundreds of adjunct faculty in my role as Director of Faculty Services, and the spirit, enthusiasm, and knowledge they bring to our university is unparalleled. It’s [...]

25 Oct, 2016

Connecting With Your Students AND Connecting Your Students

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Connecting With Your Students AND Connecting Your Students Joey Bryant, Adjunct Faculty Trainer, Forsyth Technical Community College

18 Oct, 2016

Building the Family Circle

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Building the Family Circle We all like being part of a family—something larger than ourselves of which we can be part, a group we can count on to have our backs, or someone we can call when we need help. Connecting with others to build a family requires networking. As educators, we build our [...]

11 Oct, 2016

Building the Bridge of Collaboration With Adjuncts

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Building the Bridge of Collaboration With Adjuncts Shawn Orr, Director of Faulty Services, The College of Online & Adult Studies, Ashland University

4 Oct, 2016

Building a Community of Learners

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Building a Community of Learners Essie Childers, Professor, Blinn College “This is my favorite class!” “Is it time to leave already?” I stopped and smiled inside and out. In teaching digital natives, it is imperative that a community of learners is established early in the semester to create effective and engaging learning experiences. Students [...]

3 Oct, 2016

Engaging Adjunct Faculty Through Peer Mentoring and Peer Partnering

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Engaging Adjunct Faculty Through Peer Mentoring and Peer Partnering Bethany Fitzpatrick, Adjunct English Instructor, Northwest Arkansas Community College (AR) Adjunct faculty can often feel adrift in the sea of academia. They may be recent graduates relatively new to the classroom, or veteran online teachers with rare visits to campus. With brief or limited time on [...]

23 Sep, 2016

Reasons Students Hate Group Work and Why I Assign It Anyway

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Reasons Students Hate Group Work and Why I Assign It Anyway Join Sherry Engstrom from the College of Lake County for an interactive webinar about using group work to encourage student cooperation, communication, and collaboration. Learn new ways to use group projects to get students excited about engaging with their peers! Sherry Engstrom, [...]