20 Minute Online Professional Development: How Can Students Use Self-Compassion to Reduce Test Anxiety?
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 May 9th is How Can Students Use Self-Compassion to Reduce Test Anxiety? 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-Students-Use-Self-Compassion-to-Reduce-Test-Anxiety-13601-1.html. The complete spring schedule of Monday Morning Mentor sessions is available at http://nscclets.blogspot.com/2015/12/20-minute-mentor-online-faculty.html.
Other Professional Development Opportunities
- RSVP for 6th Annual NSCC Faculty Technology Summer Institute. In June, Instructional Technology and Design, the Library, the CTLA, and the Educational Technology Innovation Group will be holding a two day Faculty Technology Summer Institute. The Summer Institute’s theme is "Flipping Blackboard" and the sessions for the two days will focus on faculty professional development around exploring the concept of flipped learning and how Blackboard Learn can support the flipped class. The Summer Institute will take place on Monday, June 13th and Tuesday, June 14th from 9:00am-3:30pm in Danvers. Space is limited to 30 faculty and is first come first served so please RSVP by Friday, May 20th using the link below. NSCC faculty who attend the Summer Institute will receive a small stipend. RSVP at http://goo.gl/forms/jA4AfhTGiQ.
The 2016 issue of The Edge (the 25th edition of the Technology Across the Curriculum (TAC) Newsletter) is now available at: https://issuu.com/nscc/docs/theedgenewsletter25final. You can also find it as a link from the college's web site under Faculty and Staff > Professional Development > Technology Across the Curriculum and in Pipeline under My Northshore > Faculty Resources > Technology Across the Curriculum.
- Three Activities to Help Students Reduce Their Test Anxiety
- Managing Test Anxiety: Ideas for Students
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