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 Jul, 2021

Examining the Efficacy of Electronic Student Messaging Systems

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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

By |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

By |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

By |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

By |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

By |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. [...]

8 Apr, 2021

Leveraging Wikipedia in First-Year Interest Courses: A High-Impact Learning Model

By |2021-04-09T14:27:26-05:00April 8th, 2021|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Leveraging Wikipedia in First-Year Interest Courses: A High-Impact Learning Model The first year of a student’s higher education experience is an integral time to learn skills and build habits that will support students on their path to a degree. Student success at Miami Dade College is the priority of every student contact interaction [...]

25 Mar, 2021

Head in the Clouds, Feet in the Weeds: Collaborative Capstones

By |2021-03-25T22:28:48-05:00March 25th, 2021|Categories: Webinar Series|5 Comments

Head in the Clouds, Feet in the Weeds: Collaborative Capstones Implementing a cross-departmental capstone course often leaves faculty feeling like they have their heads in the clouds and feet in the weeds. Come explore how to integrate capstone courses across multiple information technology disciplines in addition to adding remote options to your offerings, affording you students the opportunity to graduate with real-world technology skills and team [...]

11 Mar, 2021

Creating a More Inclusive Healthcare Program Admissions Process

By |2021-03-11T21:15:05-06:00March 11th, 2021|Categories: Webinar Series|7 Comments

Creating a More Inclusive Healthcare Program Admissions Process Healthcare Program Admission processes can be rigorous and still allow for equity and inclusion. This webinar shares how Forsyth Technical Community College’s Magnetic Resonance Imaging Program used data driven research to create a holistic admissions process that looks beyond academics that you can implement at your own college!  Learning Outcomes:  Discover [...]

14 Jan, 2021

Coping With COVID: A Snapshot of Faculty Skills, Challenges, and Lessons Learned 

By |2021-01-14T22:13:19-06:00January 14th, 2021|Categories: Webinar Series|19 Comments

Coping With COVID: A Snapshot of Faculty Skills, Challenges, and Lessons Learned  In spring 2020, the world shifted in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In this webinar, the facilitators share the results of an investigation into what their two-year colleagues have done to cope with the stress of teaching, research, and service at their colleges since the online transition. Hear about the skills found to be successful, the challenges faced, [...]