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.

12 Dec, 2019

At the Heart of Retention Programs and Practices: Creating an Environment of Mattering and Validation for Community College Students

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At the Heart of Retention Programs and Practices: Creating an Environment of Mattering and Validation for Community College Students This webinar presents the connection between community college student persistence and the important roles mattering and validation play in student success. Based upon Schlossberg's (1989) Mattering Theory and Rendon's (1994) Validation Theory, the webinar demonstrates practical [...]

5 Dec, 2019

60 Free Software Tools in 60 Minutes

By |2019-12-05T23:29:16+00:00December 5th, 2019|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

60 Free Software Tools in 60 Minutes During this webinar, discover free, but little-known, technology tools available for faculty, staff, administrators, and students to use for improving student engagement in the classroom, as well the workflow of everyday tasks. Participants leave with at least one tool they can immediately put to use. A total [...]

21 Nov, 2019

Five Breakout Moves to Build a Community of Powerful Learners

By |2019-11-21T21:15:43+00:00November 21st, 2019|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Five Breakout Moves to Build a Community of Powerful Learners Active-learning environments run the risk of devolving into chaos or replicating larger systems of inequity that exist outside the classroom. This webinar includes research-based strategies for developing a community of powerful learners in an active-learning classroom. Topics include co-developing norms around group learning, fostering a [...]

7 Nov, 2019

Building the Capacity for Campuswide Resiliency and Reform

By |2019-11-07T22:42:17+00:00November 7th, 2019|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Building the Capacity for Campuswide Resiliency and Reform By leveraging its Achieving the Dream membership, Harford Community College (HCC) is becoming more resilient as an institution. Webinar participants learn how HCC is using critical dialogue to unpack success metrics and related practices. Participants are introduced to a proven framework for campuswide reflection and [...]

24 Oct, 2019

How to Make Getting Published a Piece of Cake

By |2019-10-25T13:06:15+00:00October 24th, 2019|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

How to Make Getting Published a Piece of Cake This webinar explores and explains several free tools that aid authors in getting published across modern mediums, including how to start a blog, record podcasts, create website content, and produce original videos. Additionally, webinar participants will reflect on what motivates or distracts authors from [...]

17 Oct, 2019

It’s All Fun and Games: Gamification in the Community College Classroom

By |2019-10-17T21:53:42+00:00October 17th, 2019|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

It's All Fun and Games: Gamification in the Community College Classroom Learning is serious business, but that doesn't mean it can't be fun! We all know students who play difficult video games for hours outside of class without fear of failure or boredom. Why not employ some of the same gamification strategies to [...]

3 Oct, 2019

Two Heads Are Better Than One: Collaborating for Undergraduate Research

By |2019-10-03T20:49:02+00:00October 3rd, 2019|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Two Heads Are Better Than One: Collaborating for Undergraduate Research For several years, the facilitators have collaborated across institutions to bring actual psychological research to community college undergraduate students. This webinar begins with a brief synopsis of the national dialogue on undergraduate research and its utility in undergraduate education. Special attention is given [...]

20 Sep, 2019

Working Collaboratively With Faculty and Staff

By |2019-09-20T20:35:45+00:00September 20th, 2019|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Working Collaboratively With Faculty and Staff Working in today's community colleges is complicated. Full-time, part-time, and contingent faculty teach on campus or remotely, or a hybrid of the two. As roles shift and expand, workloads increase, as do faculty and staff needs, but the number of hours in the day do not. This [...]

28 Aug, 2019

Entrepreneurial Learning Environments: Why Building an Entrepreneurial Culture On Your Campus Is the Key to Student and Staff Engagement

By |2019-08-28T22:05:38+00:00August 28th, 2019|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Entrepreneurial Learning Environments: Why Building an Entrepreneurial Culture On Your Campus Is the Key to Student and Staff Engagement Entrepreneurial Learning Environments: Why Building an Entrepreneurial Culture On Your Campus Is the Key to Student and Staff Engagement During this webinar, participants learn strategies and best practices to foster entrepreneurial mindsets on college campuses. Success in [...]

2 Aug, 2019

Human Cannonballs and Evil Geniuses: Boosting Performance in Online Discussions

By |2019-08-02T10:10:33+00:00August 2nd, 2019|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Human Cannonballs and Evil Geniuses: Boosting Performance in Online Discussions Students often struggle with providing practical comments in online discussions and feedback forums. Even students who write meaningful and accurate responses to discussion questions find it difficult to leave substantive feedback for their peers. To alleviate these problems and boost performance, learn how to rewrite discussions prompts [...]