NISOD schedules a series of year-round, high-quality, and thought-provoking webinars. Led by community and technical college leaders and other experts in the field, NISOD webinars enable faculty members to conveniently learn about best practices and cutting-edge research related to effective teaching. The combination of powerful expertise and interactive technology promises to bring new life to professional development on campuses around the world.

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16 Sep, 2021

The Word “Technology” Is in the Way: Thinking Beyond the Term

2021-09-16T16:02:13-05:00September 16th, 2021|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

The Word “Technology" Is in the Way: Thinking Beyond the Term For centuries, technology tools have aided the learning process. How do we think beyond the term “technology” to leverage learner experiences? How do we recognize and link educational technology with tools like pen and paper or chalk and chalkboards? This webinar explores [...]

19 Aug, 2021

Improving Curriculum to Facilitate Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

2021-08-19T15:07:21-05:00August 19th, 2021|Categories: Webinar Series|1 Comment

Improving Curriculum to Facilitate Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion This webinar shares research on curriculum equity. The facilitator provides examples of how equity can be facilitated in the classroom by allowing students to choose their own research topics, studying Black authors and businesspeople, and by studying international authors and businesspeople based on the nationalities [...]

10 Aug, 2021

Finance for Females

2021-08-10T16:11:51-05:00August 10th, 2021|Categories: Webinar Series (Comp)|0 Comments

Finance for Females The goal of this webinar is to help attendees understand the relationship between women, money, investing, and other financial topics. This subject continues to grow in importance for many reasons we will discuss. It is also worth noting that men have a vested interest in understanding this topic because, in [...]

16 Jul, 2021

Examining the Efficacy of Electronic Student Messaging Systems

2021-07-19T15:06:26-05:00July 16th, 2021|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Examining the Efficacy of Electronic Student Messaging Systems This webinar explores extant literature regarding the efficacy of electronic communication systems and programs to influence student actions. Large institutional investments have been made in human resources, hardware, and software based on the promise of greater engagement. Participants learn about the documented results experienced by [...]

29 Jun, 2021

It’s All in Your Head: Psychology, Money, and the Economies of Our Lives

2021-06-29T14:59:36-05:00June 29th, 2021|Categories: Webinar Series (Comp)|0 Comments

It’s All in Your Head: Psychology, Money, and the Economies of Our Lives This session focuses on the psychology of money. Learn how the evolution and structure of the brain affect decisions we make about our finances, as well as several common cognitive biases that can lead us in the wrong direction with [...]

18 Jun, 2021

What Everyone Ought to Know About Professor Flexibility, Philosophy, and Student Completion

2021-06-21T08:09:31-05:00June 18th, 2021|Categories: Webinar Series|1 Comment

What Everyone Ought to Know About Professor Flexibility, Philosophy, and Student Completion This webinar provides an overview of a two-year data project that collaborated with the college's institutional research department to determine if changes in teaching style and course materials increased overall student completion as well as completion of historically underrepresented groups. Course completion rates [...]

18 May, 2021

How to Boost Your Financial and Physical Wellness: The Parallels Between Money and Fitness

2021-06-07T12:50:29-05:00May 18th, 2021|Categories: Webinar Series (Comp)|0 Comments

How to Boost Your Financial and Physical Wellness: The Parallels Between Money and Fitness People aim to change their behavior in many areas of life, and none are more common than getting into shape and improving their finances. Although two separate goals, the techniques to improve both areas are quite similar. Join us [...]

12 May, 2021

Affordable Professional Development for Your Faculty and Staff

2021-06-07T12:45:55-05:00May 12th, 2021|Categories: Webinar Series (Comp)|0 Comments

Affordable Professional Development for Your Faculty and Staff Are you seeking an easy and affordable way to provide your faculty and staff with high-quality professional development? NISOD has assembled an outstanding group of community and technical college leaders and other experts whose workshops cover a wide array of topics. Workshop participants leave with [...]

7 May, 2021

Engaging Learners Through Creative Assessments

2021-05-07T15:44:41-05:00May 7th, 2021|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Engaging Learners Through Creative Assessments This webinar explores how creative assessments can engage learners by allowing them to demonstrate knowledge using their individual strengths; allows participants in all disciplines to challenge the way they assess learners; provides examples of creative assessments; and explores ways to grade different types of assignments. Learning Outcomes: 1. [...]