Thursday, February 12, 2015

iDevelop – NSCC’s Faculty Professional Development eNewsletter (2/9/2015)

Welcome to iDevelop, a weekly eNewsletter providing faculty with information about professional development opportunities at NSCC. The intent of this eNewsletter is to spotlight the various professional development events for faculty in one convenient location as well as share best practices, resources and tips related to the teaching practice. iDevelop is being brought to you by Academic Technology and the Center for Teaching, Learning, and Assessment.

20 Minute Online Professional Development: How Can I Minimize Cheating in the Classroom?

The Monday Morning Mentor series will be available over the spring semester to bring you professional development in twenty minute snippets. The topic for the week of February 9th is How Can I Minimize Cheating in the Classroom?

The presentation is available Monday at 10:00am and is accessible through Sunday of that week. For information on accessing the presentation and supplemental materials, please view the email version of iDevelop or the Bulletin notice.

More information about this session (including description, topics, and learning goals) is available at http://www.magnapubs.com/online/mentor/how-can-i-minimize-cheating-in-the-classroom-13263-1.html.

The spring schedule of Monday Morning Mentor sessions is available at http://nscclets.blogspot.com/2015/01/20-minute-mentor-online-faculty.html.

Other Professional Development Opportunities

  • Continuity Conversations. Faculty...are you concerned about winter storms interfering with your instructional hours this semester? We would like to invite NSCC faculty to join Academic Technology and the Center for Teaching, Learning, and Assessment to learn about effective ways to reach your students, even when you and your students cannot come to campus, and keep your classes and the student learning experience moving forward. If you would like to participate in such a conversation, please choose the time that best suits your schedule and RSVP to itd@northshore.edu by WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 11th.

    -Thursday, February 12th from 2:30pm-3:30pm in Danvers DB387 (CTLA Conference Room)
    -Friday, February 13th from 9:00am-10:00am in Lynn LW181 (Library Training Room)
    -Wednesday, February 18th from 4:00pm-5:00pm in Danvers DB387 (CTLA Conference Room)

    Light refreshments will be provided!

Share your Teaching Strategies

What creative ways do you keep the student learning experience moving forward even if your classes are canceled due to snow? What role does instructional technology play in reaching out to your students and providing them with structured instructional activities even when there are no classes? Please send your teaching strategies to itd@northshore.edu and we will share them in the upcoming issues of iDevelop.


Resources

iDevelop is being brought to you by Academic Technology and the Center for Teaching, Learning, and Assessment. If you have any professional development events, best practices, resources or tips to share with other faculty, please send them our way.  Also, we would love your input on this eNewsletter.

Thank you,
Academic Technology and the Center for Teaching, Learning, and Assessment