Wednesday, November 11, 2015

iDevelop – NSCC’s Faculty Professional Development eNewsletter (11/9/2015)

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


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20 Minute Online Professional Development: How Can I Connect Students’ Interests to Course Content?
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 November 9th is How Can I Connect Students’ Interests to Course Content? 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 Bulletin or 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-connect-students-interests-to-course-content-3160-1.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
  • Universal Design for Learning and Practical Applications. As part of Disability Services’ Brown Bag Lunch Series, Lucy Bayard will be facilitating a discussion around incorporating Universal Design for Learning into curriculum design and teaching practice. The event will take place on Thursday, November 12th from 12:30pm to 1:30pm in Danvers, DB388 (CTLA Conference Room).
  • Complimentary Webinar. Academic Probation: Leveraging Technology to Develop Strategic Interventions For At-Risk Students. Monday, November 16th from 3:00-4:00pm (Eastern). Registration includes access to the recording for one year. For more information and to register, visit http://www.innovativeeducators.org/Academic-Probation-Technology-For-At-Risk-Students-p/3516.htm.
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