Wednesday, March 4, 2015

iDevelop – NSCC’s Faculty Professional Development eNewsletter (3/2/2015)

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 Do I Develop a High-Impact Capstone Course?

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 March 2nd is How Do I Develop a High-Impact Capstone Course?

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-do-i-develop-a-high-impact-capstone-course-3191-1.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
  • Smart Classroom Training. An ITD staff member will be available on Monday, March 2nd from 4:30pm to 6:15pm at the Lynn campus for smart classroom training. Please contact us at itd@northshore.edu to set up an exact time and location. If you are on another campus or only available at a specific date/time, please feel free to contact us to work out mutually convenient dates and times in the future for training.
Share your Teaching Strategies

Do you teach a capstone course? What tips and strategies do you have for other faculty in designing a high-impact, student-centered capstone course? Please send your teaching strategies to itd@northshore.edu and we will share them in the upcoming issues of iDevelop

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