Professional Development Series for Students

Today’s students seek more out of higher education than just classroom knowledge. Current research on the importance of professional readiness and a growing nontraditional student population reinforces the notion that students are placing an increased emphasis on the employment-related benefits of post-secondary education. There are few resources for students which address the social and soft-skills gaps needed in professional environments. The Office of Student Life, … Continue reading Professional Development Series for Students

Adjunct Faculty Professional Development Grant

Do you have ideas for the development of teaching aids or projects, or need funds for the registration and lodging at a professional conference? Would you like to get some research done or take a course that is applicable to your field of teaching? NOVA’s Professional Development Committee wants to help. The committee is pleased to announce the availability of professional development grants for adjunct … Continue reading Adjunct Faculty Professional Development Grant

Extended Learning Institute TOTAL Workshops Available

ELI Announces October TOTAL Workshops

NOVA’s Extended Learning Institute (ELI) announces its October Topics in Online Teaching and Learning (TOTAL) workshops: Start Date Workshop Title Length of Workshop October 27 Establishing Social Presence 3 weeks Using Best Practices in Online Teaching 4 weeks VCCS Blackboard Basics 3 weeks   The TOTAL professional development workshops are intended for faculty who teach (or want to teach) blended and online courses. Each workshop focuses … Continue reading ELI Announces October TOTAL Workshops

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ELI Announces October TOTAL Workshops

NOVA’s Extended Learning Institute (ELI) announces its October Topics in Online Teaching and Learning (TOTAL) workshops: Start Date Workshop Title Length of Workshop October 27 Establishing Social Presence 3 weeks Using Best Practices in Online Teaching 4 weeks VCCS Blackboard Basics 3 weeks The TOTAL professional development workshops are intended for faculty who teach (or want to teach) blended and online courses. Each workshop focuses on … Continue reading ELI Announces October TOTAL Workshops

CETL Offers Teaching Consultations

CETL to Offer Flipped Classroom Workshop

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning invites you to join the Manassas faculty for “We Flipped! Will You?” This Faculty Focus Series workshop will offer interactive strategies for an inverted classroom. Laura Jean Bhadra and Maryellen Ryan will be the presenters. Workshop dates are October 24, November 14, January 23, March 6 and April 3 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. In these highly participatory … Continue reading CETL to Offer Flipped Classroom Workshop

NOVA’s New Representative on VCCS Committee

Dr. Marleen McCabe is NOVA’s new representative to the Virginia Community College System (VCCS) Professional Development Committee. Please contact McCabe with questions and suggestions about statewide initiatives, professional development grants, peer group meetings, leadership academies and seminars. The next VCCS professional development meeting is September 18. Also mark your calendars: Faculty and Administrators Leadership Academy, September 22 to 25 (by invitation only) Applications for Paul … Continue reading NOVA’s New Representative on VCCS Committee

Annandale Welcomes Faculty with Professional Development

Annandale Welcomes Faculty With Professional Development

The Annandale Campus held a series of professional development workshops on January 2, 3 and 7 to better prepare faculty members for the spring semester. Sessions were held in the CT building and open houses were in the CG building at the Center for Academic Assistance and the Faculty and Staff Resource Center. Hector Revello, manager of the Faculty and Staff Resource Center, got things started on … Continue reading Annandale Welcomes Faculty With Professional Development

CyberWatch Training

NOVA Hosts CyberWatch Faculty Professional Development

NOVA again hosted CyberWatch Faculty Professional Development at the Alexandria Campus June 24 to 26. Twenty faculty members from institutions such as George Washington University, Marymount, University of Maryland, the National Defense University, Howard University, Prince George’s Community College, and NOVA attended a three-day training session on Cloud Security. The training represents NOVA’s participation with the National CyberWatch Center, an NSF-funded National Center focused on cyber-security. NOVA’s … Continue reading NOVA Hosts CyberWatch Faculty Professional Development

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CETL Professional Development Events for Spring 2013

There is something happening at the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) this spring that is just for you. You will find many seminars and workshops that will advance your professional development and hone your teaching expertise. The last event noted is something new for NOVA and CETL. We now have a series of speakers from outside NOVA who will complement the expertise … Continue reading CETL Professional Development Events for Spring 2013

Adjunct Faculty Grant Program Announcement

NOVA’s Human Resources Training and Development Unit is pleased to announce the availability of professional development grants for adjunct faculty members who teach at least one course at the College during the 2011-2012 academic year. The maximum grant award is $1,500 (less FICA, federal and state income tax if applicable). Applicants may submit more than one proposal; however, only one grant will be awarded to … Continue reading Adjunct Faculty Grant Program Announcement

Loudoun Adjunct Professional Development Day

More than 175 Loudoun adjunct faculty benefitted from Loudoun’s fall semester Adjunct Professional Development Day (APDD) held on August 20. Science Division Dean Joyce Samuels, who had initiated and planned APDD over the past six years, passed the organizational baton to Susan Johnson and Sandi Nicholson for this semester’s event. After a warm welcome and opening remarks by Provost Julie Leidig in the Waddell Theater, … Continue reading Loudoun Adjunct Professional Development Day

Faculty Enjoy STEM Workshop

Over the summer, NOVA faculty enjoyed some professional development opportunities including participating in a STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) seminar for non-STEM faculty. Hosted by the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) and developed by faculty who were part of a STEM Faculty Learning Community, the two-day workshop was called “Step Up to STEM: Summer Science Seminar.” Facilitators included mad scientists Gillian … Continue reading Faculty Enjoy STEM Workshop

Teaching and Learning Online

Teaching and Learning Online

There is still time to register for two summer professional development courses for faculty interested in teaching online. Both are fully online NOVA credit courses, both are free to full-time and adjunct faculty who qualify for tuition assistance, and both begin June 20. EDU 285: Teaching Online introduces you to online teaching and learning, and helps you learn the best online teaching practices related to … Continue reading Teaching and Learning Online