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.

20 Jul, 2017

Teach Students How to Learn: Metacognition Is the Key!

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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

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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

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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 [...]

28 Mar, 2017

Collaboration: Connect With Me

By | 2017-06-16T01:12:36+00:00 March 28th, 2017|Categories: Striving for Excellence – Part 3, Webinar Series|0 Comments

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 [...]

9 Mar, 2017

Action Learning in the Classroom

By | 2017-06-16T01:13:02+00:00 March 9th, 2017|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Action Learning in the Classroom Action learning, an interactive dialectic-based approach, is an educational method that engages students in the process of defining, redefining, and solving real-life problems. This webinar identifies strategies to create a classroom experience that enables critical thinking and engages students through team-focused learning. Action learning requires direct participation, so [...]

16 Feb, 2017

Paradigm Shift: (Re)Envisioning the Role of Department Chairs

By | 2017-06-16T01:13:35+00:00 February 16th, 2017|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Paradigm Shift: (Re)Envisioning the Role of Department Chairs Are you a new or current department chair? Led by two leaders in higher education, this webinar explores the role department chairs play in institutions and introduces tools necessary for effective leadership. Every department chair is confronted with a variety of challenges: course schedule formation, faculty professional [...]