20 Minute Online Professional Development: What Activities and Assignments Promote Critical Thinking?
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 21st is What Activities and Assignments Promote Critical Thinking? 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/what-activities-and-assignments-promote-critical-thinking-13687-1.html. The complete fall schedule of Monday Morning Mentor sessions is available at http://nscclets.blogspot.com/2016/08/20-minute-mentor-online-faculty.html. Looking for transcripts of past Monday Morning Mentor sessions? Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the session title and we can provide you with the transcript and supplementary materials.
Other Professional Development Opportunities
- MA CC Go Open Grant – Second Round of OER Proposals. This fall, NSCC faculty have the opportunity to apply for a grant to integrate OER into their courses as part of the MA CC Go Open Statewide Initiative. The second round of grant applications are due December 10th. Read more about this grant opportunity on our blog at http://nscclets.blogspot.com/2016/11/ma-cc-go-open-grant-opportunity-second.html.
- Active Learning Strategies to Promote Critical Thinking
- Promoting and Assessing Critical Thinking
- Helping Your Students Develop Critical Thinking Skills
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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 email@example.com and we will share them in the upcomimg issues of iDevelop.
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