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.

10 Sep, 2020

Shared Governance: Stronger Together

By |2020-09-10T21:13:12+00:00September 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 [...]

27 Aug, 2020

The Community College Baccalaureate and Its Role in the Higher Education System

By |2020-09-11T15:23:16+00:00August 27th, 2020|Categories: Webinar Series|4 Comments

The Community College Baccalaureate and Its Role in the Higher Education System This webinar focuses on the role of the Community College Baccalaureate (CCB) in helping community colleges fulfill their mission of providing student pathways toward economic mobility. Students voice why they chose the CCB degree to create an understanding of why this higher [...]

21 Aug, 2020

Bridging the Gap: F2F to Online Teaching Skills

By |2020-08-21T21:32:56+00:00August 21st, 2020|Categories: Webinar Series|4 Comments

Bridging the Gap: F2F to Online Teaching Skills Many instructors skilled at teaching face-to-face classes are hesitant to teach or develop an online class because they feel it's so different from in-person instruction. Others worry that their specific subject area can't be taught online. With guidance and encouragement, these same instructors can become [...]

13 Aug, 2020

Three Student Engagement Strategies for Our New World: Lessons From Community College Leaders and a Behavioral Scientist

By |2020-08-21T13:50:46+00:00August 13th, 2020|Categories: Webinar Series|3 Comments

Three Student Engagement Strategies for Our New World: Lessons From Community College Leaders and a Behavioral Scientist Effective communication over different channels is now necessary to engage students who will remain distanced from their classrooms in the fall. In this webinar, leaders from CUNY Hostos Community College and Triton College share how they are collaborating [...]

30 Jul, 2020

Equity Insight Metrics for Faculty: Moving Beyond Buzzwords

By |2020-08-20T22:09:05+00:00July 30th, 2020|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Equity Insight Metrics for Faculty: Moving Beyond Buzzwords Equity Insight Metrics for Faculty: Moving Beyond Buzzwords Too often, institutions rely on lagging performance indicators that analyze students’ past performance, such as graduation rates. Research has now identified a set of leading key indicators in students’ first term and first year that provide evidence [...]

16 Jul, 2020

Increasing Equity in STEM and Career Technical Education With Open Educational Resources

By |2020-08-20T22:11:45+00:00July 16th, 2020|Categories: Webinar Series|12 Comments

Increasing Equity in STEM and Career Technical Education With Open Educational Resources With the cost of college steadily increasing, many students struggle to afford the materials necessary for success in their courses. River Parishes Community College faculty Dr. Esperanza Zenon is tackling this issue by using and promoting open education resources (OER). This presentation will [...]

18 Jun, 2020

Five Simple Ways to Improve Engagement in College Success Courses for Better Outcomes

By |2020-08-20T22:12:44+00:00June 18th, 2020|Categories: Webinar Series|1 Comment

Five Simple Ways to Improve Engagement in College Success Courses for Better Outcomes In October 2018, EdSurge released the research study "Measuring Up: How Community Colleges Define, Measure and Support Student Success." This study revealed important trends in student success initiatives, current practices for institutional analytics, and early indicators of student success at [...]

28 May, 2020

Trauma-Informed Teaching and Learning: How Do We Help Our Students Recognize and Mitigate the Impact of Stress and Traumatic Experiences

By |2020-08-20T22:14:32+00:00May 28th, 2020|Categories: Webinar Series|3 Comments

Trauma-Informed Teaching and Learning: How Do We Help Our Students Recognize and Mitigate the Impact of Stress and Traumatic Experiences In times of uncertainty, we look to our leaders–at home, at school, and at work–for guidance and reassurance. Students, particularly underprivileged students, look to their instructors for this kind of reassurance and comfort. How can [...]

14 May, 2020

Mindful Course Design for Student Success

By |2020-08-20T22:15:59+00:00May 14th, 2020|Categories: Webinar Series|5 Comments

Mindful Course Design for Student Success How did you develop a heart for the mission of community colleges? With a focus on student-centered online engagement strategies, this webinar describes course designs that enable students to succeed. By exploring the rewards associated with the Bartlett Model for Engaging the Online Learner, webinar attendees develop [...]

8 May, 2020

Alternative Avenues for Non-Traditional Students: Finding Value in Prior Learning Assessment as a Faculty Member

By |2020-08-20T22:17:24+00:00May 8th, 2020|Categories: Webinar Series|8 Comments

Alternative Avenues for Non-Traditional Students: Finding Value in Prior Learning Assessment as a Faculty Member Prior learning assessment (PLA) is a powerful tool for engaging non-traditional students. The task of evaluating requests for prior learning credit often falls to faculty members in community college settings. Some faculty doubt PLA because it removes students from seats [...]