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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. Each webinar, a free benefit for NISOD-member colleges, includes timely, learning-focused, and action-oriented objectives that will help faculty members improve their teaching techniques for online, hybrid, blended, and face-to-face courses. 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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NISOD Webinars are offered at no cost to individuals at NISOD member colleges. Individuals at non-member colleges can register for $49.00 (credit card payment only). In addition, a limited number of complimentary webinars are offered to non-members and are denoted as such under the webinar description.

Interested in a webinar below but can’t attend the live event? All NISOD webinars are recorded and posted to Webinar Archives (see above) for on-demand viewing after the live event. NISOD members have access to all NISOD webinars, while non-members only have access to complimentary webinars.

NEW: Beginning in summer 2022, NISOD will award Continuing Education Units (CEUs) to individuals who attend select NISOD Learning Experiences and score a minimum of 80% on a postlearning experience assessment. Read NISOD’s press release and learn more here. Upon completing the webinar and a post-webinar evaluation, participants can choose to earn a certificate of attendance or successfully pass the post-webinar learning assessment and earn CEUs in the form of a digital badge and certificate. CEU eligible webinars are indicated below. 

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Why Should I Network When I Already Have a Job?

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    1 hour
  • Short Description:
    Networking has a bad rap, and many faculty miss vital professional growth and mentoring opportunities as a result. In this webinar, the presenter shares a more accurate and beneficial view of networking, shows why faculty and staff should engage in networking opportunities, and briefly explains approaches and tools to foster connections in a travel-limited and isolated world. Participants leave with a practical plan for making connections while benefiting themselves and others.
  • Price:
    $0.00 - $49.00
  • Date:
    Thu, Dec 01, 2022 - 01:00pm to 02:00pm CST
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Creating Inclusive Virtual Learning Environments for Deaf Students

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    1 hour
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    When teaching online, instructors have an important role in supporting and ensuring the success of students—especially deaf students. There are many factors that should be taken into consideration to ensure that deaf students have an equitable experience with their classmates. This webinar offers tips to take into consideration when designing online courses and virtual campus activities. Participants learn how to integrate accommodations into virtual learning environments as well as inclusive student engagement practices to help reduce or remove barriers.
  • Price:
    $0.00 - $49.00
  • Date:
    Thu, Dec 08, 2022 - 01:00pm to 02:00pm CST
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Embracing the Issues of a Typical Student to Create a Welcoming Classroom

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    1 hour
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    This webinar is aimed at understanding the issues that students face in a peri-post pandemic period. The facilitator works toward laying down a foundation of terms and topics aimed at assisting educators at all levels to create a welcoming and safe classroom for students to help promote attendance, learning, and self-awareness. Attendees are asked to provide their own experiences to assist the presenter in providing relevant information. The presenter provides a list of ways in which the attendees can create a safe space and where or how they can intervene in difficult situations.
  • Price:
    $0.00 - $49.00
  • Date:
    Thu, Jan 12, 2023 - 01:00pm to 02:00pm CST
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First, Do No Harm: Equitable Grading Practices That Support Mastery

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    1 hour
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    Our traditional systems of grading tend to reward behavior rather than knowledge, to be demotivating, and to demand that instructors perform endless workarounds to improve student outcomes. In this webinar, the presenters introduce an approach to grading that aims to equitably assess student learning and motivate student persistence. Presenters share details about grading strategies, preliminary results, and lessons learned from the implementation. They also provide a sample alternative assessment tool.
  • Price:
    $0.00 - $49.00
  • Date:
    Thu, Jan 19, 2023 - 01:00pm to 02:00pm CST
CEU eligible webinar
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LGBTQ+ Allyship in the Classroom

CEU eligible webinar
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Thinkers, Feelers, Introverts, Extraverts: Understanding and Communicating Better With Your Students

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    1 hour
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    The diversity of students today requires individualized approaches to communication. Using examples from their own classes, the facilitators help others understand and communicate better with their students. The challenges that may have occurred in the past, and strategies available to overcome them, are discussed. There are no personality types that are better or worse, healthier or frailer. Each type has its own inherent strengths and potential weaknesses.
  • Price:
    $0.00 - $49.00
  • Date:
    Thu, Feb 23, 2023 - 01:00pm to 02:00pm CST