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Northern Oklahoma College's Professional Development Program and the Employee Professional Development Incentive Program
Professional Development Information--Updated September 2016 (.docx, 32K)
The Northern Oklahoma College Employee Professional Development Incentive Program.docx (.docx, 33K)
Professional Development Evaluation Form for all Professional Development Opportunities and Webinars

Hello Faculty,

When time allows, please, take a few moments to fill out a Professional Development Evaluation for each training, session, or webinar you attend.  It is the Office of Professional Development's mission to meet your professional development needs.

 DeLisa

Professional Development Evaluation Form (.docx, 15K)
The Spring 2017 Professional Development Offerings on All Three Campuses
The Spring 2017 Professional Development Offerings on All Three Campuses (.docx, 254K)
The Monthly Professional Development Newsletters
The April 2017 Professional Development Newsletter (.pdf, 769K)
The March 2017 Professional Development Newsletter (.docx, 1200K)
The February 2017 Professional Development Newsletter (.docx, 1554K)
The January 2017 Professional Development Newsletter (.docx, 1543K)
The November 2016 Professional Development Newsletter (.docx, 999K)
The October 2016 Professional Development Newsletter (.docx, 2491K)
The August/September 2016 Professional Development Newsletter (.docx, 781K)
Free Educational Webinars--Additional Turnitin.com webinars can be found under the "Bookmarks" tab on the right side of this webpage.
Oklahoma Campus Compact Professional Development Opportunitiesa (.pdf, 207K)

Oklahoma Campus Compact Members -

 We are happy to make these upcoming opportunities for professional development, growth, and learning in civic and community engagement available to you.  Two of these events are cost-free to Oklahoma Campus Compact members, with the Indiana Campus Compact webinar available for a $25 registration fee to Campus Compact members.  Click on the handout for more details.

 

Blackboard Information for Faculty
Blackboard Basics Handout--Updated April 26, 2016 (.docx, 42K)
Blackboard Q & A--Updated April 26, 2016 (.docx, 2260K)

Let me know if you have questions regarding Blackboard’s capabilities because other colleagues might have the same questions.

Creating Courses That Meet ADA Compliance
A Checklist for ADA Compliance of Online Courses (.docx, 15K)
Helpful Tips To Create Online Courses That Follow ADA Compliance (.docx, 349K)
Embracing Accessibility by Shawn Henry (.pdf, 702K)
Testing Web Content for Accessibility by Jonathan Whiting (.pptx, 1305K)
Do-It-Youself Closed Captioning with Youtube (.pptx, 71K)
Handouts and PowerPoints Involving Best Practices
Adding Active Learning to the Balancing Act of Teaching (.pptx, 27398K)

This presentation was given by DeLisa Ging in spring 2017.

Interactive Television (ITV) Best Practices (.docx, 16K)
Active Learning Strategies That Can be Used in the Classroom--Compiled from the ITV Best Practices In-Service Discussions (.docx, 12K)
Easy Ways to Transform Your Online Courses Using Quality Matters (.pptx, 968K)
Using Discussion Board: Dynamic Learning Is in the Details (.pptx, 78393K)
The Perfect Circle: Aligning Learning Objectives, Learning Activities, and Learning Assessments with a Focus on Critical Thinking (The Entire Presentation) (.pptx, 3551K)
The Perfect Circle: Aligning the Learning Objectives, Learning Opportunities, and Learning Assessments with a Focus on Critical Thinking (The Abbreviated Presentation) (.pptx, 3262K)
Readying Your Course for a QM Review (.pptx, 3604K)
Fee-Based Turnitin.com Professional Development
Information on Turnitin.com's Fee-Based Professional Development (.pdf, 71K)
Turnitin.com offers fee-based professional development opportunities if you would like to add to your knowledge of Turnitin.com's various functions.
Archived Professional Development Offerings and Handouts Regarding Those Topics by Semester
Putting it Politely: Creating Effective Emails (.pptx, 2921K)
Creating an Effective Prezi Presentation (.docx, 3075K)
Hello Faculty,
 
This handout was used in the Possible Death to PowerPoint:  Creating Dynamic Presentations with Prezi presented on all three campuses in spring 2015. 
The Fall 2016 Professional Development Opportunities Offered on All Three Campuses (.docx, 194K)
Spring 2016 Professional Development Offerings (.docx, 213K)
Fall 2015 Professional Development Offerings--Updated October 19, 2015 (.docx, 465K)
Spring 2015 Professional Development Opportunities (.docx, 14K)
Quick Location of the Professional Development Website and the Biography on Barbara Coloroso, Our Fall 2015 In-Service Presenter (.pptx, 5450K)
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Best Practice Videos for Fall 2016 and Spring 2017
The Perfect Circle: Aligning Learning Objectives, Learning Activities, and Learning Assessments with an Emphasis on Critical Thinking
The Oklahoma Innovations Summit
The Oklahoma Learning Innovations Summit

The Oklahoma Learning Innovations Summit is a “blended” professional learning summit for educators in the State of Oklahoma.  The Summit focuses on advancing the excellence of online and blended learning practices, with particular emphasis on higher education settings.

The Oklahoma Learning Innovations Summit is offered free of charge to participants.  Register by clicking on this link.

The QM Quadrant

Hello Colleagues,

 

All Quality Matters' material will be housed here.  Quality Matters is a course review process that ensures quality online instruction at Northern Oklahoma College.

 

An Introduction to Quality Matters
The Link to the Quality Matters' Course for New Online Instructors
Hello Colleagues,
 
The link to the Quality Matters course for new online instructors can be found below this message. Once you click on the link, you will be redirected to Blackboard. You will need to self-enroll in the course to participate by following these directions:
 
1.  Once you are on the Blackboard homepage, enter your Blackboard user name and    
     password.
 
2.  On the homepage for the professional development session, you will see in the
     left panel a green +Enroll tab.  Click on the +Enroll tab.
 
 
3.  You should now be on the professional development session's self-enrollment page, where
      you will click Submit
 
4.  Now, you should be enrolled in the session.
     Click ok at the bottom right-hand side of the page to begin the session.
 
If you have any questions about self-enrollment in any of the professional development sessions, call extension 2370 or email delisa.ging@noc.edu.  I am here to help.
 
DeLisa 
 
A shared repository of course examples that meet QM rubric standards—This is a great resource for instructors who will participate in a QM course review.

Hello Colleagues,

 

After you click on this link, select "Resources" to see specific ways in which instructors have meet QM course standards.

Taped QM Conference Presentations from Recent Years
All the conference handouts for the 2015 National QM Conference
Beneficial apps and tools that can be used by instructors and students to enhance online and face-to-face learning—I will offer a professional development session on these worthwhile apps and tools in coming semesters.
QM Subscriber-Created Resources

Hello Colleagues,

You will need a QM user name and password to enter this section.  If you need a user name or password, contact DeLisa Ging  at ext. 2370 or delisa.ging@noc.edu.

 

 

NOC's NISOD Nook
NISOD's Innovation Archives

This link provides free access to NISOD's best teaching practices.

Free NISOD Monthly Webinars Offered

NISOD offers quality monthly webinars on innovative teaching topics.  Since NOC is a NISOD member, all webinars are free.  You just need to register for the webinar and watch from your desk.

Making Your Courses ADA Compliant
The American with Disabilities Act
Information on Using Captions, Transcripts, and Audio Descriptions to Make Courses ADA Compliant
The Web Accessibility Initiative Website
This website uses internationally recognized ADA guidelines to make online material easily accessible for all users  This website offers many helpful resources in creating user-friendly online information.
The Disability Resource Guide

This complete list of links covers relevant topics including disability rights, technological accessibility, government organizations, support groups, and employment.

Disability Resources

Disability Resources, inc. is a nonprofit organization established to promote and improve awareness, availability and accessibility of information that can help people with disabilities live, learn, love, work and play independently.

A Helpful Resource to Create ADA Compliant Courses

This source includes lots of quick and helpful resources to make your course more ADA compliant.

 

 

Microsoft's Government Team Videos on Word's Accessibility

This link has videos on Microsoft Word's accessibility.

The American Foundation for the Blind

This resource can help you meet the needs of your visually impaired learners.

Deaf Linx

You will find resources to help your hearing impaired learners.

The Paciello Group Color Contrast Analyzer

This link will help you determine the appropriate color contrasts needed in your coursework for ADA compliance.

Free Tutor.com Webinars
Free Tutor.com Webinars
Free Skyfactor Webinars
Free Skyfactor Webinars on Various Educational Topics
Free Blackboard Webinars
Free Blackboard Webinars

Hello Colleagues,

 

This link will take you to Blackboard webinars offered throughout the year.  Blackboard will first ask you to give your Higher Education webinar preferences, so you can receive webinar information that fits your needs.

 

DeLisa

Blackboard Videos to Help Instructors Design Their Blackboard Courses
Watch the Blackboard videos contained in this section to help you in designing your Blackboard course. 
The Course Environment
Global Navigation and My Blackboard Course
Designing Your Blackboard Course's Entry Point
Using the Content Editor
Editing Your Course Homepage
Adding Content to a Learning Module
My Blackboard Profiles
Course-to-Course Navigation
Creating a Blank Page on the Course Menu
Creating a Tool Link on the Course Menu and in Content Areas
Turning Tool Availability On and Off
Creating Lesson Plans
Adding Partner Content and Adding Textbox Information
Adding a Glossary Term
Adding an Avatar Image
Working with Student Groups
Blackboard Videos to Help Instructors Communicate and Collaborate Using Blackboard Functions
Sending Email
Creating and Editing a Blog Entry
Creating and Editing Wikis
Creating and Commenting on Journal Entries
Creating Discussion Board Forums
Creating Announcements in Your Course
Using the Blackboard Calendar
Setting Your Notification Options
Creating and Managing Tasks
Sending and Receiving Course Messages
Blackboard Videos to Help Instructors Assess Learners
These Blackboard videos will help you learn about Blackboard's assessments in an effort to find the best evaluations tools to use in evaluating your course's content.
Creating a Test in Blackboard
Setting Different Test Options
Creating a Test Question
Buiding a Pool of Test Questions
Creating a Random Block of Test Questions
Uploading Test Questions from Microsoft Excel
Creating a Rubric for Grading Student Work
Grading by Using a Rubric
Grading Student Collaborations
Using Grade Details to See Attempts and Assign Grades
Downloading and Uploading Grades from the Grade Center
Customizing the Grade Center
Creating a Smart View of Grade Center Data
Color Coding the Grade Center
Using SafeAssign to Detect Plagiarism in Students' Papers
Blackboard Videos to Help Instructors Obtain Course Data and to Reuse Course Material
These Blackboard videos will help you create reports that provide course data collection.  In addition, you will find videos showing you how to reuse course material in an effective fashion.
Using the Retention Center to Monitor and Contact Students--An Instructor Only Blackboard Function
Using the Date Management Function to Automatically Adjust Dates in a Copied Course--An Instructor Only Blackboard Function
Aligning Course Goals/Objectives to Course Content--An Instructor Only Blackboard Function
Using Statistics Tracking for Course Content Items--An Instructor Only Blackboard Function
Using and Creating Goal Reports--An Instructor Only Blackboard Function
Using Item Analysis on Tests Created in Blackboard--An Instructor Only Blackboard Function
Professional Development Sessions Found on NOC's Blackboard
Hello Colleagues,
 
The links to archived professional development webinars can be found below this message. Once you click on the appropriate professional development session, you will be redirected to Blackboard. You will need to self-enroll in the sessions in which you wish to participate by following these directions:
 
1.  Once you are on the Blackboard homepage, enter your Blackboard user name and    
     password.
 
2.  On the homepage for the professional development session, you will see in the
     left panel a green +Enroll tab.  Click on the +Enroll tab.
 
 
3.  You should now be on the professional development session's self-enrollment page, where
      you will click Submit
 
4.  Now, you should be enrolled in the professional development session of your choice.
     Click ok at the bottom right-hand side of the page to begin the session.
 
If you have any questions about self-enrollment in any of the professional development sessions, call extension 2370 or email delisa.ging@noc.edu.  I am here to help.
 
DeLisa 
 
 
The Link to Archived Professional Development Webinars
Additional Professional Development Offerings in Oklahoma and Across the United States
Technovation4Education 2017 Registration is now open.

Technovation4Education 2017 Registration is now open!

More than 50 hands-on sessions with technology ideas for your classroom

Designed for educators by educators

 

 

 

Can't come all 3 days?

Register for single days at a cost of

$39/person/day including lunch

Upcoming ACBSP Conference Information for Business Division
NCSBN Conference for Nursing Division
Hello Nursing Instructors,
 
Click on this link to find several conference choices offered by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing.
The 2017 Blackboard Conference
Professional Development Opportunities Offered by Tulsa Reads
Hello Colleagues,
 
Tulsa Reads brings professional development opportunities that foster growth as educators, writers, and readers.  Use the link below to find out more about the schedule for Tulsa Reads.
 
McGraw Hill Professional Development Day Scheduled for April 28th
ITV Best Practices Presentation
ITV Best Practices Training *Note: This presentation has a little humor in it.
Turnitin.com Free Webinars
Turnitin.com's Free Virtual Conference--Writing Tech 2016
Turnitin.com Resources

Many Turnitin.com resources are just a click away from reach.

Turnitin.com Resources

This link includes information on preventing plagiarism, feedback best practices, grading best practices, improving writing skills, Turnitin.com effectiveness, and Turnitin.com best practices.

Videos of Previous Professional Development Sessions

 

 

 

Link to Videos of Previous Professional Development Sessions

You will be able to click on this link and find many Professional Development videos along with other NOC videos by clicking on this link.

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