Webinar Series

Led by community and technical college leaders and other experts in the field, NISOD’s monthly webinars enable faculty members to conveniently learn about best practices and cutting-edge research related to effective teaching.

21 Sep, 2017

Elevating Your Educational “Hotness”: Achieving Teaching Excellence

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Elevating Your Educational "Hotness": Achieving Teaching Excellence This webinar is the first in a three-part series that focuses on specific attributes exhibited by excellent faculty. In an effort to create a culture of teaching excellence, Broward College has identified specific attributes that its Center for Teaching Excellence and Learning helps faculty cultivate. This webinar [...]

7 Sep, 2017

Social Presence in Online Learning: A Critical Literacy for Effective Online Experiences

By | 2017-09-07T21:07:28+00:00 September 7th, 2017|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Social Presence in Online Learning: A Critical Literacy for Effective Online Experiences Recent research suggests that students continue to struggle with isolation and disconnectedness in online courses. This webinar addresses the importance of human connection in online learning and provides participants several easy-to-implement strategies to enhance social presence. The webinar facilitators consider social presence [...]

23 Aug, 2017

Dynamic Lecturing: Research-Based Strategies to Enhance Lecture Effectiveness

By | 2017-08-28T13:48:09+00:00 August 23rd, 2017|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Dynamic Lecturing: Research-Based Strategies to Enhance Lecture Effectiveness In the fight against poor teaching, lecturing has been unjustly accused and vilified. If someone describes a lecture as ineffective, the webinar facilitator asks three questions: (1) what kind of lecture is it, (2) how is the lecture delivered, and, (3) to whom is the lecture [...]

20 Jul, 2017

Teach Students How to Learn: Metacognition Is the Key!

By | 2017-07-20T21:05:59+00:00 July 20th, 2017|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Teach Students How to Learn: Metacognition Is the Key! Today’s students come to college with widely varying academic skills, interests, and motivation levels. Faculty often lament that students are focused on achieving high grades, but do not want to spend time necessary to learn the material. Too many students think that memorizing information before [...]

23 May, 2017

Bird by Bird: Creating a Culture of Teaching Excellence

By | 2017-06-16T01:11:39+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Bird by Bird: Creating a Culture of Teaching Excellence "Student success" is a common mantra in higher education; however, in order to realize student success, institutions must first have "teacher success." This webinar discusses strategies to create a sustainable culture of teaching excellence. By the end of the webinar, participants are able to identify promising [...]

3 May, 2017

Flipping Fundamentals – Part 3

By | 2017-06-16T01:11:51+00:00 May 3rd, 2017|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Flipping Fundamentals – Part 3 In the final installment of the Flipping Fundamentals webinar series, participants explore ways to take flipped learning experiences to the next level. Participants learn how to use the flipped classroom as a tool to fuel innovative projects, such as collaborations and campus-wide initiatives. Tom Grady, Faculty Assistant Director, Center for [...]

19 Apr, 2017

Flipping Fundamentals – Part 2

By | 2017-06-16T01:11:59+00:00 April 19th, 2017|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Flipping Fundamentals – Part 2 In part two of this three-part webinar series, participants learn how to effectively assess out-of-class learning and how to create an active learning environment that engages students and allows them to gain a deeper understanding of the information being presented. Tom Grady, Faculty Assistant Director, Center for Teaching Excellence, [...]

18 Apr, 2017

GLUE: Enhance Collaboration Among Full-Time and Adjunct Faculty

By | 2017-06-16T01:12:05+00:00 April 18th, 2017|Categories: Striving for Excellence – Part 3, Webinar Series|0 Comments

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

Let Your Voice Be Heard: Using Social Media to Encourage Social Action

By | 2017-06-16T01:12:08+00:00 April 13th, 2017|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Let Your Voice Be Heard: Using Social Media to Encourage Social Action In an effort to help composition students understand that their reading, writing, and course materials have impacts beyond the classroom, the webinar facilitator seeks new ways to integrate multidisciplinary materials that promote social activism. This webinar features a social media campaign assignment [...]

5 Apr, 2017

Flipping Fundamentals – Part 1

By | 2017-06-16T01:12:24+00:00 April 5th, 2017|Categories: Webinar Series|1 Comment

Flipping Fundamentals – Part 1 Have you ever thought about flipping your class, but didn’t know where to start? Are you worried that your flip will flop? Do you want your learning environment to be engaging and exciting? Participate in this three-part webinar series and discover the fundamentals of the flipped classroom. If you [...]