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Viewing by month: November 2012

Oracle Academy Instructor Institute Offers Free Training Around the Nation

Oracle Academy Instructor Institute offers free training around the country for those seeking qualification to teach select courses.


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Posted by The League for Innovation in the Community College on 11/01/2012 at 11:34 AM | Categories: Partners & Friends -

In a Digital Age, New Media Literacy Will Enliven Presentations

Unlike their predecessors, workers born since 1982—the Millennial generation—don’t rely solely on print as the ideal channel to produce and absorb information. They are digital natives, at home in an on-screen world of social media and video blogs, and familiar with the apps used to craft them. As these tools are increasingly used for designing workplace presentations, Millennials assigned to create them will add polished video, animation, and virtual environments to enliven what were once sleep-inducing slide decks full of dull facts and deadly graphics.
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Posted by The League for Innovation in the Community College on 11/01/2012 at 11:29 AM | Categories: Partners & Friends -

Taking the Why Out of the Equation: Formulas for Student Success

To address the disconnect between the stated goal of integrated curriculum and student perceptions of a lack of an integrated curriculum, the faculty at Atlanta Technical College first surveyed, then held a focus group with students and a group of colleagues who teach technical courses. As a result of these efforts, we have identified and integrated innovative active learning methods into classrooms that will help students to contextualize math and English requirements within the scope of their primary academic and career goals. These simple, yet crucial, steps help students discover the relevance of general education courses.


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Posted by The League for Innovation in the Community College on 11/01/2012 at 11:26 AM | Categories: Learning Abstracts -