Webinar Series Archive 2017-06-16T01:10:52+00:00

Webinar Series Archive

  • Metacognition Is The Key preview

Teach Students How to Learn: Metacognition Is the Key!

July 20th, 2017|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 grades, [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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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GLUE: Enhance Collaboration Among Full-Time and Adjunct Faculty

April 18th, 2017|0 Comments

GLUE: Enhance Collaboration Among Full-Time and Adjunct Faculty This interactive webinar showcases a simple model for including the adjunct voice. The protocol, GLUE, structures a professional learning community for adjuncts and outlines an efficient [...]

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Let Your Voice Be Heard: Using Social Media to Encourage Social Action

April 13th, 2017|0 Comments

Let Your Voice Be Heard: Using Social Media to Encourage Social Action In an effort to help composition students understand that their reading, writing, and course materials have impacts beyond the classroom, the webinar [...]

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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 [...]

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Action Learning in the Classroom

March 9th, 2017|0 Comments

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 [...]

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Paradigm Shift: (Re)Envisioning the Role of Department Chairs

February 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Paradigm Shift: (Re)Envisioning the Role of Department Chairs Are you a new or current department chair? Led by two leaders in higher education, this webinar explores the role department chairs play in institutions [...]

  • 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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Included, Involved, Inspired: Strategies for Collaboration and Engagement

November 15th, 2016|0 Comments

Included, Involved, Inspired: Strategies for Collaboration and Engagement Are you buzzing with new ideas to increase student retention, but struggle with implementation? Are you an administrator searching for ways to engage adjunct faculty [...]

  • Webinar Preview - Is Fair Grading Futile

Is Fair Grading Futile? Exploring a New Type of Assessment

November 10th, 2016|0 Comments

Is Fair Grading Futile? Exploring a New Type of Assessment How confident are we in believing our assessments are graded fairly? For many educators, assessment is one of the more time-consuming, difficult, and [...]

  • 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 - Culture of Evidence

Empowering Faculty With Course-Level Data to Drive Institutional Change

October 12th, 2016|0 Comments

Empowering Faculty With Course-Level Data to Drive Institutional Change Giving faculty access to all course-level data has been nothing short of revolutionary for the culture of Pierce College. We knew that sending student [...]

  • Webinar Preview - Reasons Students Hate Group Work

Reasons Students Hate Group Work and Why I Assign It Anyway

September 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

Reasons Students Hate Group Work and Why I Assign It Anyway Join Sherry Engstrom from the College of Lake County for an interactive webinar about using group work to encourage student cooperation, communication, [...]

  • 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 [...]

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Becoming a Connected Educator: Building Your Own Personal Learning Network

June 15th, 2016|0 Comments

Becoming a Connected Educator: Building Your Own Personal Learning Network The webinar facilitator provides an overview of various strategies and online resources that help faculty members stay current in their respective teaching disciplines. Social media [...]

The QUEST: The Completion Project for Males of Color in Community Colleges

May 12th, 2016|0 Comments

The QUEST: The Completion Project for Males of Color in Community Colleges This webinar highlights the design, development, and delivery of a quality educational program for males of color using a zero-dollar budget. The facilitator [...]

  • 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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Lecture Light Shine: High-Wattage (and Low-Stress) Ideas to Engage Any Student

April 28th, 2016|0 Comments

Lecture Light Shine: High-Wattage (and Low-Stress) Ideas to Engage Any Student Striving for Excellence A professional development series designed specifically for adjunct faculty and administrators. A NISOD and Cengage Learning Collaboration You have [...]

  • Webinar Preview - Two Tools to Use Tomorrow

Two Tools to Use Tomorrow: Universal Design in Online Spaces

April 21st, 2016|0 Comments

Two Tools to Use Tomorrow: Universal Design in Online Spaces This webinar highlights two free tools—Thinglink and EdPuzzle—that can be used to reach a variety of learners. See examples of how to use [...]

  • Webinar Preview - Building Interest

Building Interest, Agency, and Interaction in Online Learning Environments: A Toolkit for Superb Online Courses

March 31st, 2016|0 Comments

Building Interest, Agency, and Interaction in Online Learning Environments: A Toolkit for Superb Online Courses Online learning allows for the flexible use of class-time for nontraditional students and telecommuting instructors while offering a [...]

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From Koala to Kangaroo: Getting Your Students Hopping With Active Learning

March 24th, 2016|0 Comments

From Koala to Kangaroo: Getting Your Students Hopping With Active Learning During this fun and interactive webinar, participants learn icebreaker activities and active-learning strategies that increase student engagement, encourage higher-level thinking, enliven classroom discussions, [...]

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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 [...]

  • Webinar Preview - Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

Dirty, Rotten Scoundrels: How to Prevent Cheating in Online Classrooms

February 18th, 2016|0 Comments

Dirty, Rotten Scoundrels: How to Prevent Cheating in Online Classrooms Cheating is a widespread and perennial problem in college classrooms, especially those online. Learn why students cheat, ways that online faculty knowingly or unknowingly [...]

  • Webinar Preview - Online Orientation Content

Online Orientation Content Associated With Online Student Success

January 28th, 2016|0 Comments

Online Orientation Content Associated With Online Student Success This webinar presents research that establishes the need for requiring online orientation prior to students enrolling in their first online course. Discussed are testing students’ reading, [...]

  • Webinar Preview - Coaching for First Generation Students

Coaching for First-Generation College Students: Unifying Students to Appreciate Diversity

January 21st, 2016|0 Comments

Coaching for First-Generation College Students: Unifying Students to Appreciate Diversity With the recent incidences of intolerance, misunderstanding, and violence on college campuses and in some communities, the first-generation-to-college movement is a way to heal, [...]

  • Webinar Preview - Mindfulness in the College Classroom

Mindfulness in the College Classroom to Increase Success and Well-Being

December 10th, 2015|0 Comments

Mindfulness in the College Classroom to Increase Success and Well-Being Many of our college students experience great stress and adversity in their lives. Science clearly shows that practicing yoga and mindfulness soothes the body [...]

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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 [...]

  • Webinar Preview - Effectively Serving the Male Student Population

Effectively Serving the Male Student Population: Keys to Success

November 12th, 2015|0 Comments

Effectively Serving the Male Student Population: Keys to Success Are we satisfied with the opportunities provided to and personal and professional outcomes realized by our male students? What toolkit do we give our male [...]

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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 - Meeting Faculty Needs

Meeting Faculty Needs Through a Curriculum for Active Learning Series

September 17th, 2015|0 Comments

Meeting Faculty Needs Through a Curriculum for Active Learning Series Houston Community College’s Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence supports over 3,500 full- and part-time faculty members’ instructional design needs through collaborative partnerships across [...]

  • 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 - What Our Students Need Most

What Our Students Need Most: The 7 Fundamental Conditions of Learning

June 20th, 2015|0 Comments

What Our Students Need Most: The 7 Fundamental Conditions of Learning Anyone who works at a teaching-focused institution knows that learning is not a passive activity, for students or instructors. Gone are the [...]

  • 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 [...]

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Community College Facilities Unleash the Power of Engaged Learning

April 20th, 2015|0 Comments

Community College Facilities Unleash the Power of Engaged Learning We know that community college students learn through their engagement with student activities such as clubs, athletics, and travel. Some two-year institutions have been [...]

  • 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 [...]

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Community Colleges and Educational Technology: What Lies Ahead

March 20th, 2015|0 Comments

Community Colleges and Educational Technology: What Lies Ahead It is critical for community colleges to look ahead to see what technology advances will impact their institutions. This webinar examines the trends, challenges, and [...]

  • Webinar Preview - Critical Thinking

Critical Thinking in Action: A Step-by–Step Approach to Using Content to Construct Argumentative Essays in Any Class

March 15th, 2015|0 Comments

Critical Thinking in Action: A Step-by–Step Approach to Using Content to Construct Argumentative Essays in Any Class This webinar begins with a summary of research that shows the specific flaws in how people use evidence. [...]

  • 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; [...]

Engaging Practices, Engaging Students: High-Impact Practices in Community Colleges

December 5th, 2013|0 Comments

Engaging Practices, Engaging Students: High-Impact Practices in Community Colleges Based on findings from focus groups conducted in colleges across the nation and the integration of results from its four complementary survey instruments, The [...]