Webinar Series Archive2017-06-16T01:10:52+00:00

Webinar Series Archive

  • Brain Based Teaching and Learning preview

Brain-Based Teaching and Learning

August 9th, 2018|0 Comments

Brain-Based Teaching and Learning This webinar provides an overview of brain-based teaching and learning theories and research. Topics include an overview of key findings from Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, [...]

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Using Social Media for Active Learning

July 12th, 2018|0 Comments

Using Social Media for Active Learning People use social media in their everyday lives to connect to people and information. It can be challenging to effectively leverage social media in the classroom. The benefits [...]

  • The Retention Divide preview

The Retention Divide: Building New Cultural Bridges

May 3rd, 2018|0 Comments

The Retention Divide: Building New Cultural Bridges Diminishing retention returns are a recurring topic in scholarly discourse. The topic of retention within the context of community colleges is particularly viable because the student demographic [...]

  • Tools That Increase Student Engagement preview

Tools That Increase Student Engagement in Online Courses

March 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

Tools That Increase Student Engagement in Online Courses Today's students are accustomed to continuous movement and visual stimulation. This session explores free and low-cost tools that can help increase student engagement in online [...]

  • Classroom Management Webinar preview

Classroom Management: Enough With the Nonsense!

January 18th, 2018|0 Comments

Classroom Management: Enough With the Nonsense! Learn about effective classroom management strategies that promote student success. Webinar participants discuss research-based classroom techniques specific for higher education learning and gain an understanding about the importance [...]

  • Social Presence Webinar preview

Establishing a Social Presence in the Online Environment

December 14th, 2017|0 Comments

Establishing a Social Presence in the Online Environment Despite the increasing popularity of online courses, retention in these courses is much lower than their face-to-face counterparts. The content in both delivery methods is the [...]

  • Teaching in the SLO Lane preview

Teaching in the “SLO” Lane

November 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Teaching in the "SLO" Lane This webinar illustrates how to design courses around Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) and how those outcomes benefit student learning. Have you ever questioned whether you are teaching students what [...]

  • Teaching Techniques Beyond Lectures preview

Teaching Techniques: Beyond Lectures

October 18th, 2017|0 Comments

Teaching Techniques: Beyond Lectures Are you tired of lecturing semester after semester? Learn how to revitalize your classroom by using active learning to facilitate interactions between you and your students. This webinar introduces teaching techniques [...]

  • Metacognition Is The Key preview

Teach Students How to Learn: Metacognition Is the Key!

July 20th, 2017|1 Comment

Teach Students How to Learn: Metacognition Is the Key! Today’s students come to college with widely varying academic skills, interests, and motivation levels. Faculty often lament that students are focused on achieving high grades, [...]

  • Bird by Bird Webinar preview

Bird by Bird: Creating a Culture of Teaching Excellence

May 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

Bird by Bird: Creating a Culture of Teaching Excellence "Student success" is a common mantra in higher education; however, in order to realize student success, institutions must first have "teacher success." This webinar discusses strategies [...]

  • Flipping Fundamentals - Part 3 Preview

Flipping Fundamentals – Part 3

May 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

Flipping Fundamentals – Part 3 In the final installment of the Flipping Fundamentals webinar series, participants explore ways to take flipped learning experiences to the next level. Participants learn how to use the flipped classroom [...]

  • Flipping Fundamentals - Part 2 Preview

Flipping Fundamentals – Part 2

April 19th, 2017|0 Comments

Flipping Fundamentals – Part 2 In part two of this three-part webinar series, participants learn how to effectively assess out-of-class learning and how to create an active learning environment that engages students and allows [...]

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Flipping Fundamentals – Part 1

April 5th, 2017|1 Comment

Flipping Fundamentals – Part 1 Have you ever thought about flipping your class, but didn’t know where to start? Are you worried that your flip will flop? Do you want your learning environment to [...]

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Collaboration: Connect With Me

March 28th, 2017|0 Comments

Collaboration: Connect With Me In our global world, what methods do we use to communicate and are those methods effective? There is a saying that mobile devices allow us to connect with people half [...]

  • Action Learning in the Classroom webinar

Action Learning in the Classroom

March 9th, 2017|1 Comment

Action Learning in the Classroom Action learning, an interactive dialectic-based approach, is an educational method that engages students in the process of defining, redefining, and solving real-life problems. This webinar identifies strategies to [...]

  • Collaboration Island… Building Connections Between Students

Collaboration Island… Building Connections Between Students

February 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Collaboration Island… Building Connections Between Students This interactive and fast-paced webinar focuses on practical strategies, tools, and techniques to encourage student collaboration in and out of the classroom. Whether your students love working [...]

  • Online Courses: Increasing Learning Effectiveness Preview

Online Courses: Increasing Learning Effectiveness

January 19th, 2017|0 Comments

Online Courses: Increasing Learning Effectiveness This webinar provides insight into issues involving online courses, what students and teachers say about online learning, and how to use this information to deliver online courses effectively. [...]

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Teach Students How to Learn: Metacognition is the Key!

December 1st, 2016|0 Comments

Teach Students How to Learn: Metacognition is the Key! Today’s students come to college with widely varying academic skills, interests, and motivation levels. Faculty often lament that students are focused on achieving high [...]

  • Webinar Preview - Building the Family Circle

Building the Family Circle

October 18th, 2016|0 Comments

Building the Family Circle We all like being part of a family—something larger than ourselves of which we can be part, a group we can count on to have our backs, or someone we [...]

  • Webinar Preview - Helping Students Value Challenge and Hard Work

Helping Students Value Challenge and Hard Work

September 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

Helping Students Value Challenge and Hard Work In postsecondary classrooms, it’s important to help students move beyond the “empty vessel” model of learning to a model that encompasses self-directed, strategic learning. Sometimes it's [...]

How Your Online Presence Boosts Student Learning

August 11th, 2016|0 Comments

How Your Online Presence Boosts Student Learning Distance learning offers students increased access, adaptability, and agency. However, without an active and engaged faculty presence, online classrooms can be lonely and alienating places. As a result, [...]

The Hero Complex: Advising Minority Males

July 14th, 2016|0 Comments

The Hero Complex: Advising Minority Males Resilience and true grit can be developed in minority male students by considering several factors during advising sessions. The facilitator advises students using a theory he calls "The Hero [...]

Pedagogical Strategies for Engaging Students and Promoting Success

July 9th, 2016|0 Comments

Pedagogical Strategies for Engaging Students and Promoting Success Learning community (i.e., the affective domain necessary for learning) and employing pedagogical strategies that promote student engagement and academic success (i.e., the cognitive domain). The active-learning pedagogical [...]

  • Webinar Preview - An Entrepreneurial Mindset

An Entrepreneurial Mindset for Student Success

May 11th, 2016|0 Comments

An Entrepreneurial Mindset for Student Success An entrepreneurial mindset can empower ordinary people to accomplish extraordinary things; it is a mindset that exposes opportunity, ignites ambition, and fosters the intra- and interpersonal attitudes, [...]

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It’s More Than JUST “Flipping” the Class

March 3rd, 2016|0 Comments

It’s More Than JUST “Flipping” the Class Using the terms flipped and model in “flipped model” can cause newcomers to this style of teaching and learning to dismiss trying it out, simply because they [...]

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SOS LMS: Using Your LMS as an Adjunct Connector

December 5th, 2015|0 Comments

SOS LMS: Using Your LMS as an Adjunct Connector Using a learning management system (LMS) is a cost-effective and inclusive way to connect with your adjunct faculty members. An LMS portal can benefit your [...]

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Making Adjuncts Part of the Family

November 19th, 2015|0 Comments

Making Adjuncts Part of the Family Without adjunct faculty members, our students will suffer. Participants in this webinar discuss how to make adjunct faculty members feel more like part of the “educational family” and [...]

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Creating Connections Among Dispersed Faculty Webinar

November 5th, 2015|0 Comments

Creating Connections Among Dispersed Faculty Webinar Each panelist, all of whom have experience as adjunct faculty members, adjunct coordinators, or both, discuss ways to create community for and among dispersed faculty (adjuncts faculty member [...]

  • Webinar Preview - Accelerating College Readiness

Accelerating College Readiness and Student Completion

October 22nd, 2015|0 Comments

Accelerating College Readiness and Student Completion In response to state-level changes in Texas, Clarendon College set out to change the way developmental education is offered to students by creating TSI Success Camps and combining [...]

  • Webinar Preview - Using Google Web Apps

Using Google Web Apps to Improve Student Engagement

August 15th, 2015|0 Comments

Using Google Web Apps to Improve Student Engagement This webinar, based on the article found at http://nisod.cc/1NLFGcz, provides an overview of Google web apps that are useful for in-class collaboration, as well as tips for [...]

  • Webinar Preview - 5 Secrets

Five Secrets to Spectacular Student Engagement

July 15th, 2015|0 Comments

Five Secrets to Spectacular Student Engagement Are you looking for a way to effectively use technology in your classroom? Even the best teachers struggle to keep the attention of distracted students browsing their email and [...]

  • Webinar Preview - Activating Communication Theory

Activating Communication Theory in the Classroom

May 15th, 2015|0 Comments

Activating Communication Theory in the Classroom Learn to modify your own and your students’ communication behavior by experiencing basic communication theories as they really occur. Gain insight into your comprehension of and reaction to common [...]

  • Webinar Preview - Engaging New Faculty

Engaging New Faculty Through an Instructor Preparation Academy

April 15th, 2015|0 Comments

Engaging New Faculty Through an Instructor Preparation Academy Transitioning from industry to academia represents a unique type of career change. Examine how Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (NWTC) uses an Instructor Preparation Academy to prepare and [...]

  • Webinar Preview - Building Academic Tenacity

Building Academic Tenacity

February 15th, 2015|0 Comments

Building Academic Tenacity According to Dr. Gregory Walton of Stanford University, academic tenacity is not about being smart, but about learning smart. Webinar participants review the implications of using psychological interventions to address student achievement [...]

  • Webinar Preview - Engaging Higher Education Students

Engaging Higher Education Students Using Differentiated Instruction

January 15th, 2015|0 Comments

Engaging Higher Education Students Using Differentiated Instruction Differentiated Instruction is an instructional theory that allows faculty members to take diverse student factors into account when planning and delivering instruction. Based on this theory, faculty members [...]

  • Webinar Preview - Instructional Strategies

Instructional Strategies: Engaging All Learners

December 5th, 2013|0 Comments

Instructional Strategies: Engaging All Learners This webinar highlights researched-based instructional strategies designed to help instructors move away from PowerPoint and lecture to create a more dynamic learning environment. Strategies include name tents; think-pair-share; [...]