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.

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16 Dec, 2021

Creating Engagement in the Virtual Classroom

2022-02-24T12:46:01-06:00December 16th, 2021|Categories: Webinar Series|2 Comments

Creating Engagement in the Virtual Classroom In this webinar, participants explore ways to create engagement through the tools provided by the virtual meeting platform Zoom. They also learn additional strategies such as group brainstorming, active roll call, movement, 40-second blah-blah-blah, and off-camera reflections that are designed to keep students focused and active during [...]

18 Nov, 2021

Useful, Usable, and Actionable: How Faculty Can Use Data to Improve Student Success

2022-02-22T15:04:47-06:00November 18th, 2021|Categories: Webinar Series (Comp)|1 Comment

Useful, Usable, and Actionable: How Faculty Can Use Data to Improve Student Success Based on their book Creating a Data-Informed Culture at Community Colleges (Harvard Education Press, 2017), Brad Phillips and Jordan Horowitz bring a renowned fun and lighthearted approach to data informed practice. This webinar provides five tips designed to help faculty identify what [...]

18 Nov, 2021

Leaving Space for Creativity

2022-02-24T12:47:44-06:00November 18th, 2021|Categories: Webinar Series|2 Comments

Leaving Space for Creativity Webinar participants explore various approaches, tools, and prompts for designing assignments that emphasize or encourage creativity in an online setting. When students are able to share some aspect of themselves, or have the space, permission, and confidence to create something that has personal meaning, they retain the information longer, [...]

15 Nov, 2021

A 2020 Perspective on Presence

2022-02-22T15:11:17-06:00November 15th, 2021|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

A 2020 Perspective on Presence In the wake of the pandemic, many instructors are realizing that our "presence" with one another, particularly as educators, makes all the difference in the lives of our students. As we continue to regather in our communities and classrooms, it is essential that we reflect upon our shared experiences and [...]

15 Nov, 2021

Driving Innovation on Your Campus

2022-02-22T15:16:12-06:00November 15th, 2021|Categories: Webinar Series (Comp)|0 Comments

Driving Innovation on Your Campus To mark the occasion of its 10th anniversary in 2020, the Doctorate in Community College Leadership program at Ferris State University collected examples of innovative practices from alumni and faculty. The resulting 16 essays comprise their publication Enhancing Performance: A Best Practices Guide for Innovations in Community Colleges [...]

2 Nov, 2021

I’ve Got a Retirement Saving Tool for You: The Individual Retirement Account (IRA)

2021-11-02T15:21:43-05:00November 2nd, 2021|Categories: Webinar Series (Comp)|Tags: |0 Comments

I’ve Got a Retirement Saving Tool for You: The Individual Retirement Account (IRA) This session highlights the world of traditional and Roth IRAs, retirement savings vehicles many can take advantage of, yet not enough do. First, we will test your knowledge about these individual retirement plans that can provide tax advantages for retirement [...]

1 Nov, 2021

Decolonizing Higher Education: A 28-Year-Old Professor’s Perspective

2022-02-22T15:21:02-06:00November 1st, 2021|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Decolonizing Higher Education: A 28-Year-Old Professor’s Perspective This session unpacks the nature and effectiveness of academic tools used by educators (e.g., lateness, exams, and textbooks) and provides participants with an understanding of culturally responsible pedagogy (e.g., school/home life dynamics, social media, and culturally sensitive syllabi). Every facet of life has evolved significantly throughout [...]

8 Oct, 2021

Collaborating With Student Scholars

2022-02-24T12:43:06-06:00October 8th, 2021|Categories: Webinar Series|0 Comments

Collaborating With Student Scholars This webinar provides three perspectives on a successful collaboration with student scholars at California State University Dominguez Hills. Dr. Laura Talamante, Professor, History, shares her experience publishing an article in a peer-reviewed journal with an undergraduate student. Dr. Doris Namala, Professor, History, explains how a campus journal was formed [...]

24 Sep, 2021

Computational Literacy for Modern Careers

2021-09-24T15:05:07-05:00September 24th, 2021|Categories: Webinar Series (Comp)|0 Comments

Computational Literacy for Modern Careers In an increasingly automated world, many people assume that working with computers, robots, CNC machines, and such is far too complicated and simply out of the question. NCLab's training program "Computational Literacy for Modern Careers" can prepare your students to be more successful in modern careers. NCLab partners with [...]

21 Sep, 2021

Shutdowns, Snowballs, and Sages

2022-02-22T14:36:38-06:00September 21st, 2021|Categories: Webinar Series (Comp)|0 Comments

Shutdowns, Snowballs, and Sages This session asks the question, “What do shutdowns, snowballs, and sages have in common?” The answer may surprise you as all three have to do with different aspects of financial health. Join us to learn why the path to financial health is at least partially paved with shutdowns, snowballs, [...]