Resource Library

Online Teaching Toolkit

The Toolkit includes particularly timely online teaching best practices compiled from our Innovation Abstracts and webinars. Our objective is the provide research and resources faculty members need so they can help their students be successful as they too transition to a mainly online environment.

Innovation Abstracts

NISOD’s flagship teaching strategies publication, provides an excellent opportunity for community and technical college educators to learn about and share best ideas about programs, projects, and strategies that improve students’ higher education experiences.

The NISOD Papers

The NISOD Papers, an occasional publication, is NISOD’s version of a whitepaper series that educates our audience or explains a particular issue relevant to community and technical college educators. The NISOD Papers covers an array of diverse topics: professional development, emerging technologies, crisis communication, education reform, and more. It complements NISOD’s weekly Innovation Abstracts, which focuses on teaching and learning topics and is directed specifically toward faculty members.

Conference Archive

Watch videos of past keynote presentations and selected special sessions, as well as download presentation materials from select sessions at NISOD’s annual International Conference on Teaching and Leadership Excellence.

Virtual Conference

NISOD’s Inaugural Virtual Conference, which brought the reputation of our annual conference to a virtual platform, was a huge success! Due to popular demand, we are making the recorded Virtual Conference sessions available for purchase at a nominal fee. Individuals who registered for the Virtual Conference will be receiving an email with instructions on how to access the recorded sessions.

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.

Excellence Awards Archive

Watch videos of past Excellence Awards Dinner and Celebration and view the Excellence Awards slideshow features all of each year’s honorees.

Striving for Excellence

This digital series of webinars, podcasts, and blog posts covering professional development topics for adjunct faculty and administrators was produced in 2016 in a partnership between NISOD and Cengage Learning Digital Educators. Faculty partners created blog posts, podcasts and webinars related to the theme of “Be Connected: Using Digital Tools to Create Meaningful Connections.”


Celebrations is a NISOD occasional publication, featuring written versions of special presentations at NISOD-sponsored events, periodic thought pieces, and abstracts of research.

Partner Voice

NISOD’s occasional publication, Partner Voice, features articles written by NISOD partners for NISOD-member colleges. Partner Voice informs member colleges about products and services offered by NISOD partners to enhance student success at community colleges.


NISODcasts feature conversations with educational leaders from across the globe, exploring urgent topics, innovative solutions, and success stories from NISOD members and partners. These short conversations are a great way to explore expert opinions on diverse topics from the comfort of any Internet-ready computer.