Wednesday, September 16, 2015

iDevelop – NSCC’s Faculty Professional Development eNewsletter (9/14/2015)


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 Instructional Technology and Design (ITD) and the Center for Teaching, Learning, and Assessment (CTLA).

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20 Minute Online Professional Development: How Can I Measure My Faculty Development Center’s Impact?

The Monday Morning Mentor series will be available over the fall semester to bring you professional development in twenty minute snippets. The topic for the week of September 14th is How Can I Measure My Faculty Development Center’s Impact? The title suggest that this session is only relevant to Faculty Development Centers but it can have application to any center, program, department, etc. looking to do outcomes-based assessment instead of outputs-based assessment.

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.

More information about this session (including description, topics, and learning goals) is available at http://www.magnapubs.com/online/mentor/how-can-i-measure-my-faculty-development-centers-impact-13211-1.html. The complete fall schedule of Monday Morning Mentor sessions is available at http://nscclets.blogspot.com/2015/08/20-minute-mentor-online-faculty.html.

Other Professional Development Opportunities
  • Smart Classroom Trainings. ITD will be offering a Smart Classroom training on Wednesday, September 16th from 7:30am to 8:30am in Lynn, LW329. To RSVP, please visit this web site: https://goo.gl/J5ngLA.
  • NSCC Library Overview. Please visit the CTLA on Thursday, September 17th for lunch and learning from 2:00pm to 3:30pm. Our featured guest will be Christine Goodchild from NSCC's Library, who will tell you of the many advantages that your library allies will bring to your lives as instructors and scholars!
We hope you enjoy this weekly eNewsletter and would love your input. Please let us know if you have any feedback on the format, content, and resources or if there is anything else you would like to see in the eNewsletter.

Thank you,
ITD and CTLA