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.

6 Dec, 2018

CHEERS! Teaching Strategies

By |2018-12-07T16:58:26+00:00December 6th, 2018|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

CHEERS! Teaching Strategies This webinar shares teaching strategies that the facilitator has used to increase student engagement and obtain good reviews from students and peers. CHEERS is an acronym that stands for: Challenge students to think critically, Help students by providing many resources, Encourage often, Excite students about the subject, Respect students, and Share stories that helped you become the professional you are today. During the webinar, participants are provided with examples of [...]

8 Nov, 2018

Providing Increased Access and Affordability for Students via “Inclusive Access”

By |2018-11-09T14:35:53+00:00November 8th, 2018|Categories: Free, Webinar Series|0 Comments

Providing Increased Access and Affordability for Students via "Inclusive Access" Co-chairs of the Tarrant County College Inclusive Access Project, Dr. Mark McClendon and Dr. Tyson McMillan, discuss their affordability program called TCC Plus, which launched in Spring 2018. TCC Plus is student focused, faculty driven, and administrative supported. Dr. McClendon shares his perspective from [...]

23 Oct, 2018

Informational Webinar: NISOD 101: Call for Presentations

By |2018-10-23T21:31:24+00:00October 23rd, 2018|Categories: Free, Webinar Series|0 Comments

Informational Webinar: NISOD 101: Call for Presentations Are you interested in learning more about the 2019 Call for Presentations for NISOD’s International Conference on Teaching and Leadership Excellence? This complimentary webinar covers the twelve conference tracks, reasons to present, and proposal options. Questions regarding the submission guidelines and process will also be answered. Register for [...]

18 Oct, 2018

Minority-Serving Community College Communities of Practice: Career Pathways for Students of Color

By |2018-10-19T14:48:23+00:00October 18th, 2018|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Minority-Serving Community College Communities of Practice: Career Pathways for Students of Color The design and implementation of career pathways are critical to advancing the achievement of students of color at community colleges. During this webinar, the facilitators discuss how Prince George’s Community College’s (PGCC) faculty-led, needs-assessment program enabled the college to develop academic and [...]

4 Oct, 2018

Keeping Students Engaged

By |2018-10-08T15:47:48+00:00October 4th, 2018|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Keeping Students Engaged This webinar is designed to share best practices for getting and keeping students engaged in the classroom. Too many times, professors find they are asked questions they answered during their lectures. Instead of paying attention, students are often checking social media, daydreaming, or even struggling to stay awake. This webinar demonstrates easy ways to differentiate instruction during class, thereby holding students’ attention and [...]

20 Sep, 2018

Tips and Strategies for Managing Your Professional Identity Online

By |2018-09-21T21:20:12+00:00September 20th, 2018|Categories: Free, Webinar Series|0 Comments

Tips and Strategies for Managing Your Professional Identity Online Given the importance of digital identities to job searches, the promotion and distribution of scholarly work, pedagogical innovation, and many other components of an academic life, it is surprising that higher education professionals receive little to no training about how to best represent themselves in [...]

11 Sep, 2018

Informational Webinar: NISOD 101: Student Essay Contest and Graphic Design Contest

By |2018-09-11T21:30:12+00:00September 11th, 2018|Categories: Free, Webinar Series|0 Comments

Informational Webinar: NISOD 101: Student Essay Contest and Graphic Design Contest Are you interested in learning more about NISOD’s Student Essay Contest and Student Graphic Design Contest? Students at NISOD-member colleges are eligible to participate in the contests and have the opportunity to receive $1,000, complimentary travel to Austin to be recognized during our [...]

31 Aug, 2018

Integrating Current Events Into Any College Course

By |2018-09-11T21:31:49+00:00August 31st, 2018|Categories: Free, Webinar Series|0 Comments

Integrating Current Events Into Any College Course Newsworthy events related to almost every discipline occur on a daily basis. There are positive results when people are better educated and have a better understanding of the world around them. Instructors must not only be incredibly knowledgeable about their fields of study, they must also be knowledgeable about current events [...]

9 Aug, 2018

Brain-Based Teaching and Learning

By |2018-08-10T14:10:29+00:00August 9th, 2018|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Brain-Based Teaching and Learning This webinar provides an overview of brain-based teaching and learning theories and research. Topics include an overview of key findings from Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School, a discussion about the triune model of the brain, and an explanation of the role the autonomic nervous system plays [...]

3 Aug, 2018

What’s the Secret to Creating Classroom Discussions That Work?

By |2018-08-08T13:53:02+00:00August 3rd, 2018|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

What’s the Secret to Creating Classroom Discussions That Work? While discussions are effective pedagogical tools, they can be frustrating to students, lead to uncomfortable silences, and can be dominated by a couple of speakers. This webinar provides concrete strategies faculty can use to design and facilitate classroom discussions that create an effective and positive learning experience. Topics include principles for guiding class discussions and techniques [...]