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 Jul, 2018

Using Social Media for Active Learning

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Using Social Media for Active Learning People use social media in their everyday lives to connect to people and information. It can be challenging to effectively leverage social media in the classroom. The benefits of using social media include increasing in active learning, accessing authentic materials, and learner ownership of the learning environment and [...]

7 Jun, 2018

To Innovation and Beyond: Program Models for Building Entrepreneurship and Innovation Extracurricular Programs

By | 2018-06-07T20:14:51+00:00 June 7th, 2018|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

To Innovation and Beyond: Program Models for Building Entrepreneurship and Innovation Extracurricular Programs Providing extracurricular programs for community college students can be challenging due to the competing demands students face. Yet, it has become increasingly important for community colleges to provide their students with a level of academic rigor that not only prepares them [...]

17 May, 2018

Launching a Collegewide Online Course Quality Review Initiative

By | 2018-05-17T19:09:45+00:00 May 17th, 2018|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Launching a Collegewide Online Course Quality Review Initiative In the fall of 2017 we began the journey of adopting and implementing a peer-based online course quality review rubric and process with the goal of narrowing the gap between our traditional and online course student success rates. This journey involved faculty, union representatives, staff, [...]

3 May, 2018

The Retention Divide: Building New Cultural Bridges

By | 2018-05-03T19:14:26+00:00 May 3rd, 2018|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

The Retention Divide: Building New Cultural Bridges Diminishing retention returns are a recurring topic in scholarly discourse. The topic of retention within the context of community colleges is particularly viable because the student demographic at those institutions continues to diversify. Research suggests that factors such as mentoring, financial aid, family support, and an institution’s [...]

6 Apr, 2018

Student Engagement in College: The Heartbeat of Student Success (A Two-Part Webinar Series)

By | 2018-04-06T18:53:27+00:00 April 6th, 2018|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Student Engagement in College: The Heartbeat of Student Success (A Two-Part Webinar Series) This webinar is a two-part series that will challenge faculty and administration to examine their levels of engagement; how their values correlate to their success in academia; and how to collaborate and develop partnerships with faculty, staff, support services, and [...]

22 Mar, 2018

Tools That Increase Student Engagement in Online Courses

By | 2018-03-22T19:46:19+00:00 March 22nd, 2018|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Tools That Increase Student Engagement in Online Courses Today's students are accustomed to continuous movement and visual stimulation. This session explores free and low-cost tools that can help increase student engagement in online courses. Tools that are discussed include Powtoon, audio editing, podcasting, screen capture software, streaming videos using PowerPoint, and more. The [...]

2 Mar, 2018

Student Engagement in College: The Heartbeat of Student Success (Part One of Two)

By | 2018-03-02T23:05:10+00:00 March 2nd, 2018|Categories: Webinar Series|1 Comment

Student Engagement in College: The Heartbeat of Student Success (Part One of Two) This webinar is a two-part series that will challenge faculty and administration to examine their levels of engagement; how their values correlate to their success in academia; and how to collaborate and develop partnerships with faculty, staff, support services, and [...]

22 Feb, 2018

Are Your Students Global Citizens? How to Teach Diversity to the Leaders of Tomorrow

By | 2018-02-24T10:07:14+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Are Your Students Global Citizens? How to Teach Diversity to the Leaders of Tomorrow Teaching diversity requires strong relationships that encourage dialogue and action so that today’s students become leaders of tomorrow. Confederation College has been embedding Indigenous knowledge into classrooms since 2010 through specially developed Indigenous Learning Outcomes (ILO). The infusion of ILOs [...]

1 Feb, 2018

Assessment Advocate: An Attribute of Teaching Excellence and Educational “Hotness”

By | 2018-02-01T21:36:46+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Assessment Advocate: An Attribute of Teaching Excellence and Educational “Hotness” This webinar is the third in a three-part series titled Elevating Your Educational “Hotness”: Achieving Teaching Excellence. The first two webinars discussed faculty attributes of pedagogical expertise and student-centered mindset. For the final webinar, the facilitators will discuss the importance of faculty being [...]

25 Jan, 2018

Entrepreneurial Mindset: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Advance Student Success

By | 2018-01-25T20:32:09+00:00 January 25th, 2018|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Entrepreneurial Mindset: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Advance Student Success Entrepreneurship is more than an academic discipline and reaches far beyond the concept of traditional business creation and small business management. Entrepreneurship is a mindset—a framework for thinking and acting that empowers individuals and organizations to succeed in the 21st Century. In today’s rapidly changing, [...]