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Title Session Type
January 7, 10:45-11:30AM
Technology Training (T2): Improving Information Flow, Sharing, and Collaboration 45-Minute Training Session
A New Way of Educating through Customer Service in the Classroom 45-Minute Practical Peer Session
Collaborative Teaching: Embedding Librarians into the Teaching Process 45-Minute Practical Peer Session
Connections to Support Teaching and Learning: Building a Bridge with the LTR 45-Minute Practical Peer Session
Going Digital or Keeping it Traditional: A Semester Case Study on Best Practices for Internet-enabled Devices in the Classroom 45-Minute Practical Peer Session
Best Practices in Student Retention and Completion in Our Courses 45-Minute Practical Peer Session
Enter the Matrix: A DIY Tool to Promote Student Thought, Writing and Engagement 45-Minute Practical Peer Session
Be a Grading Guru with Online Tools for Better Feedback 45-Minute Practical Peer Session
Active Shooter Response 45-Minute Practical Peer Session
PALS: Promoting Affective Learning for Students 45-Minute Practical Peer Session
ESL Level 5 Writing Exam: Developing Criteria 45-Minute Practical Peer Session
Using Jing for Audiovisual Feedback in Composition Classes 45-Minute Practical Peer Session
10 Lessons for New Teachers From Someone Who Learned Them All the Hard Way 45-Minute Practical Peer Session
Tools for Critical Course Planning 45-Minute Practical Peer Session
PLACE (Prior Learning Activity for Credit Evaluation) Portfolio Development and Evaluation at NOVA 45-Minute Practical Peer Session
Flipping the Classroom: One Instructor's Attempt at Improving Student Success in a Precalculus Class 45-Minute Practical Peer Session
Creating Your Own Interactive Study Aids with Software You Already Use 45-Minute Practical Peer Session
Faculty Experiences with Student Learning Outcomes 45-Minute Practical Peer Session
January 7, 11:45-12:30 PM
Thinking about Applying for a Fulbright Scholar Award? 45-Minute Topical Interest Session
Choose Your Words Wisely 45-Minute Practical Peer Session
Barbarians in the Classroom? 45-Minute Practical Peer Session
Lessons Learned as Faculty Exchange Partner in Ghana 45-Minute Practical Peer Session
Forecast: Sunny Due to Cloud (Effective Use of Google Drive in the Classroom) 45-Minute Practical Peer Session
An Adventure with OER Materials in Math That Can Benefit You and Your Students 45-Minute Practical Peer Session
Biology is Much More Than Memorizing 45-Minute Practical Peer Session
Let Us Edutain You: Four Fabulous Engagement Tools 45-Minute Practical Peer Session
Using Quality Matters to Design and Assess Online Courses 45-Minute Training Session
Express Yourself: Vocal Tips to Help You Sound Confident and Keep Your Students Engaged 45-Minute Practical Peer Session
Initial Impact: Sharing First Day Community-Building Strategies 45-Minute Practical Peer Session
Being the Teacher You Want to Be 45-Minute Practical Peer Session
Writing for Creative Science Thinking: The Case of the Cell Analogy 45-Minute Practical Peer Session
I’ve Gathered the SLO Data, Now What? Analyzing and Using Results from SLO Assessments 45-Minute Training Session
Understanding the Trauma of Sexual Assault – How to Respond 45-Minute Practical Peer Session
Curriculum Mapping Rubric for Information Literacy 45-Minute Practical Peer Session
Resources to Support Students with Their Career Planning 45-Minute Practical Peer Session
Reaching Out to the Entire Class: Make That Lecture Entertaining and Rewarding 45-Minute Practical Peer Session
NOVACares: What Does It Mean to “CARE” at NOVA? 45-Minute Practical Peer Session
Creating Accessible Learning Materials 45-Minute Practical Peer Session
Collaboration and Social Learning in Higher Education (Vendor Session: George Mason University) 45-Minute Topical Interest Session
January 7, 1:30-2:15 PM
Let Us Make NOVA an Excellence Center of Community College Undergraduate Research 45-Minute Scholarly Projects Session
New Bridges Abroad 45-Minute Topical Interest Session
The Dos and Don'ts of Honors Students: Promoting Effective Habits and Behaviors 45-Minute Topical Interest Session
Presenting a “Missing Link” in the Development of Western Civilization 45-Minute Topical Interest Session
Cyber Disobedience: Weapons of Mass Media Destruction? 45-Minute Topical Interest Session
ESL Games Galore! 45-Minute Practical Peer Session
Inviting Students into Critical Pedagogy: Teaching Social Justice Education Texts in the Classroom 45-Minute Practical Peer Session
My Hybrid Experience: Bridging the Gap Between the Online and Classroom Environment 45-Minute Practical Peer Session
Reference in the 21st Century Library: Promoting Use by Opening Access 45-Minute Practical Peer Session
Strategies & Motivators: Creating a Vision of Inspiration from the Master Teacher Seminar 45-Minute Practical Peer Session
Student Development Issues That Can Affect the Academic Advising Relationship 45-Minute Practical Peer Session
The Tale of an (Discussion-based, Case-study, Open Education Resourced, Online) A& P Course 45-Minute Practical Peer Session
Mindful-Based Stress Management and Its Use in the Classroom 45-Minute Training Session
How Much Do They Understand: Second Language Learners in Content Classes 45-Minute Topical Interest Session
Using SAILS to Improve Academic Success 45-Minute Training Session
How Can Faculty Change the Face of Office Hours? 45-Minute Topical Interest Session
Kaleidoscope - Leveraging Open Educational Resources to Reduce Costs and Support Student Success 45-Minute Practical Peer Session
January 7, 2:30-3:15 PM
Internationalization at NOVA 45-Minute Topical Interest Session
Fear versus Threat: What NOVA Does to Keep You Safe 45-Minute Practical Peer Session
Keeping It Fresh with Supplemental Materials 45-Minute Practical Peer Session
The First Class--Make it Matter ! 45-Minute Practical Peer Session
Using Assessment as a Tool to Improve Student Learning in the Classroom and Program Wide 45-Minute Practical Peer Session
Redesign for Results 45-Minute Practical Peer Session
Turing Points: Mobile Learning at the Community College 45-Minute Practical Peer Session
Ed-YOU-cation: Reassociations into the Learning Experience 45-Minute Topical Interest Session
Using Literature in Second Semester Composition Class 45-Minute Topical Interest Session
Stress Management: Cheer Up – It Could Be Worse 45-Minute Practical Peer Session
Integrating Reading and Writing for Student Success 45-Minute Practical Peer Session
Designing an Experience: Lessons Learned from Honors Students 45-Minute Practical Peer Session
First Class Ideas for Nipping Classroom Management Issues in the Bud 45-Minute Practical Peer Session
The Student Success Planner: A Tool to Improve Advising and Students' Academic Planning Skills 45-Minute Training Session
Achieving the Dream’s Working Families Success Network: Engaging External Supports to Enhance Post-Secondary Academic Success 45-Minute Topical Interest Session
The Engaged Listening Project: Building Student Success through Listening 45-Minute Practical Peer Session
Managing Personal Electronics in the Classroom 45-Minute Topical Interest Session
Tackling the Hybrid 45-Minute Topical Interest Session
January 8, 10:15-12:15 PM
Designing Assignment and Activities for Massively Better Classes 2-Hour Practical Peer Session
Annandale Campus Best Practices for Working with "The New Student" 2-Hour Practical Peer Session
Integrating Ethics into the Curriculum: Is It Our Job to Focus on Character as Well as Content? 2-Hour Practical Peer Session
An Introduction to Applying Universal Design to Your Teaching 2-Hour Practical Peer Session
Faculty, Staff and the Active Shooter: Surprising Linkages 2-Hour Training Session
Use and Expectations of Technology in Higher Education 2-Hour Practical Peer Session
Using NOVA’s Virtual Campus to Enliven Online and Hybrid Classes 2-Hour Practical Peer Session
Making the Case for Case Studies and Laboratories in Biology 2-Hour Practical Peer Session
Video, Video, Video Everywhere 45-Minute Training Session
Evaluating ESL Placement Test Writing Samples 2-Hour Practical Peer Session
Transfer Advising for the Top 5 Transfer Options for NOVA Students 2-Hour Training Session
Student Learning with Google Drive 2-Hour Practical Peer Session
The Science Learning Center- A Valuable Resource for Student-Led Learning 2-Hour Poster Session
Game Changers: How Careers in Anthropology Are Making A Difference 2-Hour Poster Session
Hoplite Hoplons: Ancient Greek Shields 2-Hour Poster Session
Gender, Culture and Communication: An Exploration 2-Hour Poster Session
Bolivia in Motion: Migration Patterns of a Nation in Flux 2-Hour Poster Session
Yes, And: Using the Rules of Improv to Engage Students in the English Composition Classroom 2-Hour Poster Session
Virginia’s Electoral Geography: Changing from a Red to Purple State 2-Hour Poster Session
Topics in Online Teaching and Learning 2-Hour Poster Session
The Promise of Nano-STEM 2-Hour Poster Session
Credit for Prior Learning at NOVA 2-Hour Poster Session
Science, Art, and Civic Engagement 2-Hour Poster Session
Cupcakes and Custom Banjos: A Practice Set for Teaching Product Cost and Job Cost Accounting 2-Hour Poster Session
Cluster Session
Accounting Cluster
Administration of Justice Cluster
Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Cluster
American Sign Language Cluster
Architecture Technology Cluster
Art (Communication Design) Cluster
Art (Fine Arts) Cluster
Automotive/Welding Cluster
Biology/Bio-related Natural Science Cluster
Business/Administrative Support Technology/ Cluster
Chemistry Cluster
Communication Studies & Theatre Cluster
Computer Science Cluster
Construction Management Cluster
Dental Hygiene and Dental Assisting Cluster
Diagnostic Medical Sonography Cluster
Early Childhood Development/Education/HMS Cluster
Economics Cluster
Emergency Medical Services Cluster
Engineering Cluster
Engineering Technology/Drafting Cluster
English Cluster
English as a Second Language Cluster
Environmental Science Cluster
Fire Science Technology Cluster
Geography & Geographic Information Systems Cluster
Geology Cluster
Health Information Management Cluster
History Cluster
Horticulture Cluster
Hospitality Management/Travel & Tourism Cluster
Human Services Cluster
Humanities Cluster
Information Technology Cluster
Interior Design Cluster
Library Technology Cluster
Marketing Cluster
Mathematics Cluster
Medical Laboratory Technology Cluster
Music Cluster
Nursing Cluster
Occupational Therapy Assistant Cluster
Paralegal Studies Cluster
Philosophy/Religion Cluster
Photography Cluster
Physical Education/Recreation & Parks/Personal Cluster
Physical Therapist Assistant Cluster
Physics Cluster
Political Science Cluster
Psychology Cluster
Radiography Cluster
Respiratory Therapy Cluster
Sociology Cluster
Student Development Cluster
Teacher Education Cluster
Veterinary Technology Cluster
Welding Cluster
Workforce Development Cluster
World Languages Cluster