Wednesday, November 25, 2015

iDevelop – NSCC’s Faculty Professional Development eNewsletter (11/23/2015)

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 Build a Successful Faculty Development Program?

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 23rd is How Can I Build a Successful Faculty Development Program? 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-build-a-successful-faculty-development-program-13406-1.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
  • Creating Accessible Online Course Content. As part of Disability Services’ Brown Bag Lunch Series, Andrea Milligan and Lance Eaton will be facilitating a discussion around creating accessible digital course content. The event will take place on Thursday, December 10th from 12:30pm to 1:30pm in Danvers, DB388 (CTLA Conference Room).
Share your Ideas
What professional development programs would be the most beneficial to you? What types of professional development opportunities should the college offer for faculty? What topics are you interested in learning more about? Send an email with your ideas to itd@northshore.edu and we will use them to plan future professional development sessions.

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