Working Connections IT Faculty Development Institute Closes the IT Instructional Gap
What's the biggest challenge for colleges wanting to provide state-of-the art instruction in information technology? Keeping up with industry! Learn about a new and affordable summer peer-to-peer professional development program beginning in 10 states in 2003, and about how it can help narrow the 18- to 24-month gap between new technology adoption and its introduction into academic curriculum. Session participants leave with concrete procedures for implementing a Working Connections IT Faculty Development Institute at their home institutions.
Lynn Barnett, Vice President, Academic, Student, and Community Development, American Association of Community Colleges, MD; Duncan Burgess, Director, Educator to Educator, National Workforce Center for Emerging Technologies, Bellevue Community College, WA; Ann Beheler, Dean, Engineering Technology, Colin County Community College, TX

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