Wednesday, October 7, 2015

iDevelop – NSCC’s Faculty Professional Development eNewsletter (10/5/2015)

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 Do I Create a Climate for Learning in My Classroom?

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 October 5th is How Do I Create a Climate for Learning in My Classroom? 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 fall schedule of Monday Morning Mentor sessions is available at

Other Professional Development Opportunities
  • Introduction to Disability Services. As part of Disability Services’ Brown Bag Lunch Series, Susan Graham will be facilitating a discussion around the “laws that govern disability services in higher education, how students request services, and the determination of eligibility and reasonable accommodation.” The event will take place on Thursday, October 8th from 12:30pm to 1:30pm in Danvers, DB388 (CTLA Conference Room).
  • ADA Webinar. Academic Affairs and Student Affairs are sponsoring a professional development opportunity on Wednesday, October 14th from 3:00pm to 4:30pm on the topic of ADA Compliance, Accommodations and Resources. The webinar will be broadcast on both the Danvers (Math/Science 106B) and Lynn (LW326) campuses. Please RSVP to indicate your interest in viewing the webinar and preferred location at
Share your Teaching Strategies
Send an email with your teaching strategies, best practices, resources, and tips to and we will share them in the next few issues of iDevelop.

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