Striving for Excellence – Part 3

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

A NISOD and Cengage Learning Collaboration

9 May, 2017

Please Pass the Salt: Creating a Collaborative Environment for Adjuncts

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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 [...]

18 Apr, 2017

GLUE: Enhance Collaboration Among Full-Time and Adjunct Faculty

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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

Collaboration Between Full-Time and Adjunct Faculty in Creative Inquiry

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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 [...]

28 Mar, 2017

Collaboration: Connect With Me

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Collaboration: Connect With Me In our global world, what methods do we use to communicate and are those methods effective? There is a saying that mobile devices allow us to connect with people half a world away, while ignoring people just across the table. As instructors, we challenge our students to communicate with each [...]

23 Mar, 2017

Operation Communication: A Checklist for Online Faculty

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Operation Communication: A Checklist for Online Faculty Operation Communication: A Checklist for Online Faculty Sherri Singer, Department Head for Social and Behavioral Sciences, Alamance Community College Online instructors often struggle with establishing and maintaining effective communication with their students over the course of the semester. We have to work hard to establish both a public [...]

9 Mar, 2017

Saving Time With Screencasts

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Saving Time With Screencasts Saving Time With Screencasts Mary Poffenroth, Instructor, San Jose State University Have you ever spent 30 minutes drafting a written explanation or email to your class, and still get questions on the content? Students are more likely to watch a quick, two-minute video than read a long email or announcement. Screencasts [...]

3 Mar, 2017

Student Perception of Instruction

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Student Perception of Instruction Student Perception of Instruction Essie Childers, Professor, Blinn College It happens every semester, in every section in all of our classes near the end of the 14th week: the administration of the Student Perception of Instruction (SPOI) course evaluation. The SPOI can be administered online or face-to-face, though the instructor must [...]

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, [...]