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.

10 Jul, 2019

When the “A” Student Checks Out: The Art of Recognizing and Responding to Self-Sabotage in Our Classrooms

By |2019-07-10T19:41:48+00:00July 10th, 2019|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

When the “A” Student Checks Out: The Art of Recognizing and Responding to Self-Sabotage in Our Classrooms The following description is a student that many academics have come across: We have all had a star student in our classrooms, the one who grasps concepts quickly, writes beautifully, and engages classmates in a way [...]

26 Jun, 2019

The New Science of Learning: Teaching That Promotes Student Success

By |2019-06-26T21:19:40+00:00June 26th, 2019|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

The New Science of Learning: Teaching That Promotes Student Success There is a proliferation of misinformation pertaining to how students learn and how best to teach them. Moreover, students often do not understand their learning processes and typically rely on implicit assumptions or trial-and-error to memorize new material. The good news is that [...]

6 Jun, 2019

Everyone Communicates, but Few Connect: Effectively Engaging Today’s Learner

By |2019-06-07T13:41:37+00:00June 6th, 2019|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Everyone Communicates, but Few Connect: Effectively Engaging Today’s Learner Instructors set the tone in the classroom with their approach to their work and students; through their actions, instructors communicate their character, credibility, and convictions. Research has shown that engagement in today’s classroom requires a shift from traditional pedagogy, that students now respond to [...]

17 May, 2019

Growth Mindset: Growing the Minds of First-Year College Students

By |2019-06-07T13:42:52+00:00May 17th, 2019|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Growth Mindset: Growing the Minds of First-Year College Students At the beginning of each semester or term, college campuses are overtaken by the excitement and curiosity of incoming freshmen students. They are excited, they are eager, and they are enthused. But do they know “how to college”? Do they have the proper mindset [...]

2 May, 2019

Jumpstart to Successful Instruction

By |2019-06-07T13:43:48+00:00May 2nd, 2019|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Jumpstart to Successful Instruction Are you interested in becoming a more effective instructor, but aren’t sure where to start? The SkillsCommons Industry Expert to Expert Instructor (IE2EI) IMPACT community has a ready-to-use, free, and open answer for you! The Jumpstart to Successful Instruction course offers ready-to-use teaching solutions for college instructors through interactive modules, videos, and other resources.   The Jumpstart to Successful Instruction course modules equip instructors with [...]

24 Apr, 2019

The Luddite Instructor in the Wired Classroom: The Trials and Tribulations of Incorporating Information Technology in the Classroom

By |2019-06-07T13:44:48+00:00April 24th, 2019|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

The Luddite Instructor in the Wired Classroom: The Trials and Tribulations of Incorporating Information Technology in the Classroom College students in the 21st century are preoccupied by their mobile devices and social media platforms. Consequently, college instructors—even the most troglodyte among them—must find a way to either work around or with this learning [...]

18 Apr, 2019

Claiming Our Right to Be Here: The Art of Overcoming Self-Sabotage

By |2019-04-18T21:27:07+00:00April 18th, 2019|Categories: Free, Webinar Series|0 Comments

Claiming Our Right to Be Here: The Art of Overcoming Self-Sabotage We’ll call it baggage…the stuff we thought we’d left behind long ago—the old hurts, regrets, and insecurities—that have a way of showing up in our academic careers. We aim low, create conflict, or procrastinate our way away from something we really want [...]

4 Apr, 2019

Impacting Student Success Through the Power of Hope

By |2019-04-05T13:21:49+00:00April 4th, 2019|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Impacting Student Success Through the Power of Hope Hope is the belief that tomorrow will be better than today and that you have the power to make it so. In his book, Making Hope Happen: Create the Future You Want for Yourself and Others,Shane Lopez shares his analysis of hope research and concludes that, [...]

28 Mar, 2019

Informational Webinar: NISOD 101: How to Engage With NISOD

By |2019-03-28T02:23:31+00:00March 28th, 2019|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Informational Webinar: NISOD 101: How to Engage With NISOD This complimentary webinar informs attendees about the following membership opportunities: Innovation Abstracts, The NISOD Papers, #NISODProfiles, and Member Spotlights. NISOD’s Publications and Communications Manager, Brigitte Pentecost, will facilitate and answer questions on how to get more involved with NISOD. This webinar is free for both members and non-members [...]

8 Mar, 2019

Widening the Aperture: Experiential Teaching for Engaged Learning

By |2019-03-11T13:19:57+00:00March 8th, 2019|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Widening the Aperture: Experiential Teaching for Engaged Learning As community college faculty members and professional staff, we know good teaching. In fact, we specialize in it (i.e., experiential education, applied learning, student-centered instruction, interactive teaching). However, what are the mechanisms by which we practice these pedagogies of engagement? What is the learning science that maximizes students’ prior experiences and activates their working [...]