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.

Complimentary webinars are tagged Webinar Series (Comp).

25 Mar, 2021

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

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

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 

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, [...]

3 Dec, 2020

Supervising and Supporting Staff and Faculty in a Virtual World

2020-12-03T22:47:17-06:00December 3rd, 2020|Categories: Webinar Series|18 Comments

Supervising and Supporting Staff and Faculty in a Virtual World The current pandemic has some institutions mandating that staff and faculty work 100 percent remotely. This is a significant adjustment to the way we operate as a team and support one another and our students. This interactive webinar addresses the challenges and opportunities of the virtual work environment. The presenters focus on three specific areas: Communication, compassion, and community. Participants learn [...]

13 Nov, 2020

The Scope of Colleges

2020-11-13T17:40:17-06:00November 13th, 2020|Categories: Webinar Series|6 Comments

The Scope of Colleges This webinar explores why and how faculty must align and connect course objectives, course learning outcomes, and program learning outcomes with syllabi, class lessons, and assessment plans. The facilitator explains curriculum mapping and how it affects student success. Participants learn to identify the disconnect between instructor, student, and employers, and how [...]

29 Oct, 2020

Guided Pathways: A First Look at Student Experiences and the Role of Faculty

2020-10-29T20:40:16-05:00October 29th, 2020|Categories: Webinar Series|11 Comments

Guided Pathways: A First Look at Student Experiences and the Role of Faculty Across the country, colleges are redesigning guided pathways. How are students experiencing this change? This webinar discusses a national report from the Center for Community College Student Engagement that takes a first look at how students are experiencing this transformational reform. Participants also [...]

14 Oct, 2020

A Syrian Immigrant’s Perspective on Teaching English to Non-Native Speakers

2020-10-14T17:23:25-05:00October 14th, 2020|Categories: Webinar Series|4 Comments

A Syrian Immigrant's Perspective on Teaching English to Non-Native Speakers This webinar presents an activity that teaches English to international and immigrant students. The presented activity includes three procedures that shore up students' confidence and build their prowess in a college writing course. First, participants use a candy-based exercise, including the well-known Hershey’s Kisses, to stimulate the five senses and generate descriptive words. Next, participants focus [...]

2 Oct, 2020

Questions That Create Connections: Fostering Deep Learning in Person and Online With Polling and Quizzing

2021-06-07T12:59:59-05:00October 2nd, 2020|Categories: Webinar Series (Comp)|7 Comments

Questions That Create Connections: Fostering Deep Learning in Person and Online With Polling and Quizzing  Whether online, in-person, or any imaginable combination of the two, student engagement matters now more than ever. In this webinar, participants learn how to get started quickly using polling and asynchronous quizzes to facilitate active learning, gather timely student feedback, [...]

24 Sep, 2020

Supporting Students: Pause, Plan, Persist

2020-09-24T20:41:26-05:00September 24th, 2020|Categories: Webinar Series|16 Comments

Supporting Students: Pause, Plan, Persist The experience of a global pandemic and the shift to online learning has brought with it new challenges for students and the staff who support them. This webinar presents a three-step approach to supporting your students with a focus on pausing, planning, and persisting during uncertain times. Participants review the key attributes of a successful online student and discuss techniques to help struggling students see a [...]

10 Sep, 2020

Shared Governance: Stronger Together

2020-09-10T21:13:12-05:00September 10th, 2020|Categories: Webinar Series|3 Comments

Shared Governance: Stronger Together Shared governance is a stakeholder-driven system founded on principles of openness, transparency, and inclusiveness. It requires partners to take ownership and contribute to accountability-based decisions. This session walks through the steps taken by Madison College to create and foster a successful shared governance experience. Learning Outcomes: Learn five best practices in [...]