Training Opportunities

June 21st WSU Tech On-Ground Session: Accessibility Summer Camp

Provide digital accessibility training that empowers attendees to learning environments and remove barriers for all individuals who create quality, accessible have a desire to learn. More information can be found by visiting FacebookLinkedin


NISOD Live Webinars:

Thursday, June 6, 2019 - Everyone Communicates, But Few Connect: Effective Engaging Today’s Learner
During this webinar, participants learn how to identify and relate to all types of students and to forge connections that inspire trust, motivate hard work, and generate positive momentum in the classroom.

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - The New Science of Learning: Teaching That Promotes Student Success
This webinar provides you with evidence about how students learn, shares methods that can be used to get students more involved with course content, and demonstrates applications of pedagogical research that can be used in almost any class.

Thursday, July 11, 2019 - Building a Teacher’s Toolkit and Implementing Practitioner Research
The webinar facilitator describes what practitioner research is and discusses how to problem-solve challenges commonly encountered when undertaking it. During the webinar, you will become familiar with the whys, whats, and hows of implementing action research.

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - Entrepreneurial Learning Environments: Why Building an Entrepreneurial Culture On Your Campus Is the Key to Student and Staff Engagement
During this webinar, participants learn strategies and best practices to foster entrepreneurial mindsets on college campuses. Success in college starts with student engagement in the learning process.


STARLINK Magna 20-Minute Mentors:

What Activities and Assignments Promote Critical Thinking?
The program presenter provides questions designed to help you create a core strategy to grow your students’ critical thinking skills, identify critical thinking content, and adapt your courses accordingly.

Why Should I Migrate from Traditional Resources to OER in My Courses? 

While there are potential barriers and challenges to implementing OER in the classroom, the benefits far outweigh the pitfalls. Not only do OER contribute to significant cost savings for students, they also bring real value to both faculty and institutions.

How Do I Create Social Presence in My Online Classes?
One of the things that makes traditional classroom learning so effective is social presence. Your students can see you, know you, and connect with you – and vice versa. They can connect with one another, too, building a sense of belonging and an impressive group dynamic.


NISOD Recorded Webinars:

Jumpstart to Successful Instruction
The course modules equip instructors with high-engagement, faculty development tools that focus on designing effective communication methods, defining student outcomes, developing fair and balanced assessments, and more.

Claiming Our Right to Be Here: The Art of Overcoming Self-Sabotage
This webinar helps participants move into the mechanisms of why such self-sabotaging behavior occurs and how to get out of the tendency toward it. Most importantly, participants create a path to recover the love for the academic profession while learning to sidestep self-sabotage and embrace opportunity.

Webinar - Coaching for First-Generation College Students: Unifying Students to Appreciate Diversity
During this webinar, participants explore current issues, ways that colleges can organize themselves to unify diverse people, and how a culture of coaching can break down even the most hardened walls to get students and faculty to understand and appreciate each other. Participants gain a practical sense of what they can do to be part of a solution that draws on the gifts, talents, and abilities of all people regardless of their backgrounds.