20 Minute Online Professional Development
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 30th is How Do I Align Learning Objectives with Technology Using Backward Design? 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 https://www.magnapubs.com/online/mentor/how-do-i-align-learning-objectives-with-technology-using-backward-design-14319-1.html. The complete fall schedule of Monday Morning Mentor sessions is available at http://nscclets.blogspot.com/2017/09/20-minute-mentor-online-faculty.html.
Looking for transcripts of past Monday Morning Mentor sessions? Please email email@example.com with the session title and we can provide you with the transcript and supplementary materials.
Other Professional Development Opportunities
- Technology Across the Curriculum Grants. The Technology Across the Curriculum (TAC) Committee invites all NSCC full-time faculty, part-time faculty, and professional teaching staff to submit applications to develop a TAC project in the spring of 2018 with implementation in the summer or fall of 2018. Fall application materials are now available and proposals are due by 11:59PM on Tuesday, November 14th. More information on the TAC Grants is available at http://nscclets.blogspot.com/
- Gods and Goddesses. This year, NSCC’s Office of Student Engagement (OSE) will be offering four co-curricular programming events -- two this fall semester and two in the spring. The theme for this year is "Respect and Inclusion" (from the college’s Mission statement). The second co-curricular program, "Gods and Goddesses," is scheduled for Wednesday, November 8th in Danvers MS119 from 1:00pm to 2:30pm. This event will focus on Hinduism, a religion as vibrant today as it was more than 3,000 years ago. Renowned Bharatnatyam dancer, Jayshree Bala Rajamani, will interpret the fascinating stories of the Hindu pantheon through her performance of Bharatnatyam.
- Forum on Tolerance - Respect & Inclusion: Supporting the Struggles of our Immigrant Community. This year, the Forum on Tolerance will be held on Wednesday, November 1st and Thursday, November 2nd. The November 1st event will take place in Danvers DS119 from 10:30am to 12:30pm and the November 2nd event will take place in the Lynn Gym from 11:00am to 2:00pm. The Danvers event will feature a screening of the short documentary entitled, The Invisible Crisis: The Female Face of Forced Migration, about the migration of millions of women and their children from Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras to the U.S. The documentary will be screened for both class meeting periods. Afterward there will be an audience Q&A about the film. The Lynn event will feature keynote speaker Attorney Maria L. Santos, At the Heart of US Immigration—DACA, followed by a Q & A. Other speakers include MA District Director Rick Jakious from Seth Moulton’s office and NSCC student trustee, Fatima Jallow Nambouh, My Immigrant Story. There will also be a screening of the documentary, The Invisible Crisis: The Female Face of Forced Migration. Both events will feature resource tables and refreshments will be served. More information is available at http://news.northshore.edu/blog/nsccs-39th-forum-on-tolerance-respect-inclusion-supporting-the-struggles-of-our-immigrant-community/.
The ABCs of uncomplicated quality design for higher education [Best of BbWorld]
-Wednesday, November 01, 2017 at 1:00pm
-Register at https://event.on24.com/eventRegistration/EventLobbyServlet?target=reg20.jsp&elqTrackId=52fff2e0898f4191ade7a59d971828f4&elqTrack=true&eventid=1448680&sessionid=1&key=B54E9904FC6600DC4B512DF780DFEF85®Tag=129487&sourcepage=register
- Unlocking the Promise of Digital Assessment
- Designing Your Course “Backward”
- Planning a Class with Backward Design
- Integrating Technology with Bloom’s Taxonomy
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