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.

6 Feb, 2019

Practical Strategies for Supporting English-as-an-Additional-Language Students

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Practical Strategies for Supporting English-as-an-Additional-Language Students This webinar considers pedagogical challenges from the perspective of learners of English-as-an-additional-language (EAL). In particular, it illustrates the salient linguistic features of a chosen source language, in this case Chinese, as an example of the potential communication challenges faced by students in order to help raise your awareness about [...]

31 Jan, 2019

Can Science Survive Without the Humanities?

By |2019-02-01T14:01:26+00:00January 31st, 2019|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Can Science Survive Without the Humanities? In modern curriculum, there has been a gradual disengagement of the arts from the sciences. Standard language has changed from the arts and sciences to the arts or sciences. During our webinar, we demonstrate that there is a forgotten reciprocity between the sciences and the humanities that can and [...]

23 Jan, 2019

Evidenced-based Strategies for Implementing Critical Learner Reflection

By |2019-01-24T19:42:07+00:00January 23rd, 2019|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Evidenced-based Strategies for Implementing Critical Learner Reflection At one point or another in our learning journeys, we have probably all been asked to reflect on our learning experiences. Although educators across disciplines have long recognized reflection’s importance and applicability across a wide variety of educational settings, it nonetheless remains a challenging concept for educators [...]

17 Jan, 2019

Active Learning Using Free Polling Software

By |2019-01-22T15:31:51+00:00January 17th, 2019|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Active Learning Using Free Polling Software Active learning has been proven to help students analyze and apply course materials to develop a deeper understanding of the concepts being taught. Active-learning strategies include brainstorming, think-pair-share, case studies, discussions, in-class demonstrations, and many other deep-learning techniques. Kahoot, a free survey and quiz application, can be used to engage [...]

14 Dec, 2018

Elevating Success Opportunities for Our Students: Encouraging Emotional Intelligence Skill Usage Throughout the Community College Curriculum

By |2018-12-18T02:51:05+00:00December 14th, 2018|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Elevating Success Opportunities for Our Students: Encouraging Emotional Intelligence Skill Usage Throughout the Community College Curriculum This webinar reviews the principles of emotional intelligence. The webinar facilitator provides reasons why it is beneficial to have students use high emotional intelligence skills throughout the community college curriculum and not just as part of psychology and [...]

6 Dec, 2018

CHEERS! Teaching Strategies

By |2018-12-07T16:58:26+00:00December 6th, 2018|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

CHEERS! Teaching Strategies This webinar shares teaching strategies that the facilitator has used to increase student engagement and obtain good reviews from students and peers. CHEERS is an acronym that stands for: Challenge students to think critically, Help students by providing many resources, Encourage often, Excite students about the subject, Respect students, and Share stories that helped you become the professional you are today. During the webinar, participants are provided with examples of [...]

8 Nov, 2018

Providing Increased Access and Affordability for Students via “Inclusive Access”

By |2018-11-09T14:35:53+00:00November 8th, 2018|Categories: Free, Webinar Series|0 Comments

Providing Increased Access and Affordability for Students via "Inclusive Access" Co-chairs of the Tarrant County College Inclusive Access Project, Dr. Mark McClendon and Dr. Tyson McMillan, discuss their affordability program called TCC Plus, which launched in Spring 2018. TCC Plus is student focused, faculty driven, and administrative supported. Dr. McClendon shares his perspective from [...]

23 Oct, 2018

Informational Webinar: NISOD 101: Call for Presentations

By |2018-10-23T21:31:24+00:00October 23rd, 2018|Categories: Free, Webinar Series|0 Comments

Informational Webinar: NISOD 101: Call for Presentations Are you interested in learning more about the 2019 Call for Presentations for NISOD’s International Conference on Teaching and Leadership Excellence? This complimentary webinar covers the twelve conference tracks, reasons to present, and proposal options. Questions regarding the submission guidelines and process will also be answered. Register for [...]

18 Oct, 2018

Minority-Serving Community College Communities of Practice: Career Pathways for Students of Color

By |2018-10-19T14:48:23+00:00October 18th, 2018|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Minority-Serving Community College Communities of Practice: Career Pathways for Students of Color The design and implementation of career pathways are critical to advancing the achievement of students of color at community colleges. During this webinar, the facilitators discuss how Prince George’s Community College’s (PGCC) faculty-led, needs-assessment program enabled the college to develop academic and [...]

4 Oct, 2018

Keeping Students Engaged

By |2018-10-08T15:47:48+00:00October 4th, 2018|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Keeping Students Engaged This webinar is designed to share best practices for getting and keeping students engaged in the classroom. Too many times, professors find they are asked questions they answered during their lectures. Instead of paying attention, students are often checking social media, daydreaming, or even struggling to stay awake. This webinar demonstrates easy ways to differentiate instruction during class, thereby holding students’ attention and [...]