20 Minute Online Professional Development: How Can I Incorporate a Group Poster Session into my Class?
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 April 13th is How Can I Incorporate a Group Poster Session into my Class? 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 email version of iDevelop or the Bulletin notice.
More information about this session (including description, topics, and learning goals) is available at http://www.magnapubs.com/online/mentor/how-can-i-incorporate-a-group-poster-session-into-my-class-3166-1.html. The spring schedule of Monday Morning Mentor sessions is available at http://nscclets.blogspot.com/2015/01/20-minute-mentor-online-faculty.html.
Other Professional Development Opportunities
- Food for Thought and Action Workshop. Please join The Food Project, professor Yusef Hayes, and a group of amazing Speech students for an opportunity to learn more about the food movement, directly from workers and activists in the field Thursday, on Thursday, April 16th at 6:30pm in the Lynn campus cafeteria. Food for Thought and Action is a workshop series that focuses on food systems, food justice, and healthy eating. The workshops are intended to address the causes and social impacts of food access inequity. Individuals, classes, and the wider community are all welcome.
- NERCOMP Virtual Workshop on Open Educational Resources. On Friday, April 17th at 1:00pm, Andrea Milligan will be facilitating a virtual workshop on open educational resources. More information on the workshop is available at http://nercomp.org/index.php?section=events&evtid=453. NSCC is a NERCOMP members so the workshop is free to attend. Please contact email@example.com if you would like to attend so we can send you the access information.
- NSCC Faculty Feedback Needed. Andrea DeFusco-Sullivan in the CTLA respectfully requests that all NSCC faculty take a couple of minutes to fill out a very brief and anonymous 5-question survey regarding how the CTLA can better serve faculty needs. The survey will be accessible until April 15th. THANK YOU! The survey can be accessed at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/7BXBLVK.
- Assessment Conference. Are you interested in learning more about what assessment means to your institution and to the state? Consider traveling to the AMCOA (Advancing a Massachusetts Culture of Assessment) conference in Boxborough, Massachusetts on Friday, April 24th. It's friendly, informative, fun and free for NSCC faculty. Registration is open and space is limited!
- Blackboard Learn Workshops. Starting in summer 2015, Blackboard Learn will be available for NSCC faculty members teaching a face-to-face course that uses the learning management system as a supplement. ANGEL will no longer be available. If you teach a summer or fall course and currently use ANGEL, we will be offering a series of Blackboard Learn workshops throughout the spring and summer. If you would like to get a jump start on learning how to use Blackboard Learn, we encourage you to sign up for any of these workshops. To view the complete schedule of workshop sessions (with descriptions) and to RSVP, please visit this web site: http://goo.gl/UIkoUk.
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