Title: Building Community in Online Courses
Link to free webinar:
Description: Online courses have their own set of challenges and a common one is building a sense of community amongst students who may never meet in person or even see each other. This webinar will feature Steve Greenlaw, Economics instructor at the University of Mary Washington, who will share how he creates a strong sense of community in his online courses. He will share best practices and common mistakes that may prevent community building in the online environment.
Presenter: Steve Greenlaw, University of Mary Washington
On the Front Lines: Strategic Engagement of Faculty with the Implementation of Guided Pathways with Dr. Tamara Clunis
As the Guided Pathways movement shows no sign of waning, the national conversation academic literature is starting to acknowledge the underutilization of faculty in the development and implementation of guided pathways at institutions across the country. The webinar will look at trends in guided pathways implementation and the important role that faculty throughout the student life cycle from connection to completion.
The webinar will feature two institutions leading the way in the area of faculty engagement. This webinar is for anyone involved in the development and implementation and guided pathways on their campus.
TASSR - Tennessee Association for Student Success and Retention
Lumen Learning & NOSS Webinars: Enhancing the General Education Curriculum with OER
Link to webinar registration: https://info.lumenlearning.com/nosswebinar19
Description: Equity in open education is about more than textbook cost; it’s also about providing all students with the best learning possible, and this can be done by using open educational resources. This is particularly important for the general education curriculum, as students establish a foundation for success in college. This webinar invites you to think bigger about the power of OER to support effective learning experiences in general education courses.
Presenter: Wendy King, Social Sciences Course Product Manager at Lumen Learning
What’s REALLY Happening in Florida? Developmental Education Reform in the Sunshine State
Co-Presenter: Sharisse Turner, Dean of Transitional Studies
Tallahassee Community College, Tallahassee, Florida
Past-President, Florida Developmental Education Association
Co-Presenter: Dr. Tamera Bertrand Jones, Associate Professor
Higher Education: Department of Educational Leadership & Policy Studies
Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida
Associate Director, FSU Center for Postsecondary Success
Although Florida implemented groundbreaking developmental education reform in 2013, there are still several myths about SB 1720 and its impact. What exactly are the provisions of the legislation? How have institutions in Florida responded to the mandates regarding placement testing and developmental education course delivery methods? What does the research say about the impact of the reform on students and their institutions? Sharisse Turner, a dean at Tallahassee Community College, will share her institution’s challenges and triumphs with the reform. Dr. Tamera Bertrand Jones, a professor at Florida State University, will discuss findings from the qualitative and quantitative research conducted by the Center for Postsecondary Success. As policy makers in other states continue to look at the Florida model as a possible template for their own reforms, this presentation seeks to shed light on what is really happening in Florida.
Lumen Learning & NOSS Webinars: OER 101: What is it, Where Can I Find It, and How Can I Use It
Description: An introduction to open educational resources and how to use them to support student success.
Presenter: David Wiley, Chief Academic Office at Lumen Learning
Publishing 101: Tips and Suggestions for Getting Your Manuscript Accepted into Scholarly Publications with Dr. John Craig
Summary: This interactive webinar will review the basics of how to get published in scholarly publications. We will discuss the different types of articles (manuscripts), what reviewers and editors are looking for exactly and how to identify to which publications to submit your work. This highly engaging webinar is designed to help participants to feel comfortable with the publishing process, from idea development, writing and submission. We will also discuss how to handle the revision process. Additionally, there will be an overview of The Journal of Access, Retention in Higher Education (JARIHE), which has been endorsed by NOSS.
Biography: Dr. John B. Craig is Assistant Professor of Educational Development at West Chester University of Pennsylvania and Director of the Academic Development Program. An experienced educational leader, he earned his doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania, Graduate School of Education in the area of Educational and Organizational Leadership.
44th Annual Conference
Join practitioners from across the country and abroad for outstanding professional development opportunities. More details coming soon.
45th Annual Conference
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