Virtual Professional Development
We're planning our fall webinars now, so watch this space for more info--coming soon!
Supporting Transfer Student Success: Five Key Faculty Practices
Wednesday, August 11, 2021
Because the classroom (whether virtual or physical) is an essential spot for facilitating student learning, belonging, and connections, college faculty have an undeniable part to play in supporting transfer student success. In this one-hour webinar, Xueli Wang, Peter Felten, Lance Gooden, Jon Iuzzini, and Emily Kittrell introduce their new NISTS guide, Supporting Transfer Student Success: Five Key Faculty Practices. The panelists provide a brief overview of each research-informed practice then explore various ways that faculty, faculty developers, and others might enact the practices and strategies in their work.
Beyond Free College: Making Higher Education Work for 21st Century Students
Wednesday, June 30, 2021
What does it mean to be a transfer advocate when the idea of “free college” is central to the current national debate about the role of higher education in strengthening our democracy and the lives of our students? In this one-hour webinar, Eileen Strempel and Stephen Handel converse with Janet Marling about their new book, Beyond Free College: Making Higher Education Work for 21st Century Students. The authors highlight their research and programmatic findings, including specific strategies transfer advocates can use to better serve their students.