Wednesday, March 1, 2017

iDevelop – NSCC’s Faculty Professional Development eNewsletter (2/27/2017)

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 the Center for Teaching, Learning, and Innovation (CTLI).
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20 Minute Online Professional Development
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 February 27th is How Can I Align Technology with My Pedagogical Goals? 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 The complete spring schedule of Monday Morning Mentor sessions is available at

Looking for transcripts of past Monday Morning Mentor sessions? Please email with the session title and we can provide you with the transcript and supplementary materials.   

Upcoming Webinars of Interest

WEBINAR: Creating Contemplative Culture in Community Colleges: Leadership and Classroom Practices (Association for Contemplative Mind in Higher Education free webinar)Thursday, March 2nd, 2017 from 1:00-2:00pm EST
Register at

Composition 2 Changes
Changes are coming to the college's Composition 2 classes, and the English Department (under the chair's guidance) has created a very succinct "heads up" to and explanation of the BHE-mandated changes that are occurring. Please see the document attached to the iDevelop email for more information.

Share Teaching Resources or Professional Development Opportunities
If you have any teaching resources that you would like to share with other NSCC faculty or know of any other professional development opportunities that NSCC faculty might be interested in, please feel free to send them to and we will share them in the upcomimg issues of iDevelop.

We hope you have enjoyed 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,
Center for Teaching, Learning, and Innovation