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.

20 Sep, 2019

Working Collaboratively With Faculty and Staff

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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 [...]

25 Jul, 2019

Insights to Corequisite Design and Implementation From the Carnegie Math Pathways Network

By |2019-07-25T20:53:52+00:00July 25th, 2019|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Insights to Corequisite Design and Implementation From the Carnegie Math Pathways Network In response to the increasing demand for quality corequisite math courses, Carnegie Math Pathways has partnered with math faculty from institutions across the country to develop new corequisite versions of Quantway and Statway. These courses have been offered in classrooms in [...]

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 [...]