Wednesday, October 28, 2015

iDevelop – NSCC’s Faculty Professional Development eNewsletter (10/26/2015)

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 and the Center for Teaching, Learning, and Assessment.

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20 Minute Online Professional Development: How Can I Reduce Apathy and Increase Motivation?

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 October 26th is How Can I Reduce Apathy and Increase Motivation? For information on accessing the presentation and supplemental materials, please view the Bulletin or the email version of iDevelop.

More information about this session (including description, topics, and learning goals) is available at complete fall schedule of Monday Morning Mentor sessions is available at

Other Professional Development Opportunities
  • ADA Webinar. Last week, Academic Affairs and Student Affairs sponsored a webinar on the topic of ADA Compliance, Accommodations and Resources. The webinar recording and handout(s) for “Understanding ADA Compliance, Accommodations & Resources: Fast Facts for Faculty” is available in the email version of iDevelop.
  • Lunch 'N' Learn. The CTLA welcomes all NSCC faculty to a conversation on Student Advising on Thursday, October 29th from 2:00pm to 3:30pm in the CTLA Conference Room, Danvers DB-388. Light refreshments will be available.


Share your Teaching Strategies

What strategies and tips for motivating students can you share with your colleagues? Send an email with your teaching strategies, best practices, resources, and tips to and we will share them in the next few issues of iDevelop.

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,
Instructional Technology and Design and the Center for Teaching, Learning, and Assessment