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League Connections - April 2011

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League Connections
April 2011, Volume 12, Number 4
Sponsored by MiCTA
Technology Solutions for
Members Nationwide

 
 
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IN THIS ISSUE
Learning College Summit
Next Generation Learning Challenges
STEMtech Conference
The Cross Papers Fellowship
Creating Significant Deep Learning Experiences
Executive Leadership Institute
MiCTA Mobile Learning
Member Spotlight
Member Benefit
iStream
Walmart Brighter Futures Project Newsletter
League Services

iSTREAM UPDATES 

Focus On
Community College Contributions to Workforce Development

 

"During their second-year faculty orientation, AACC uses iStream to build on the Learning College focus and LENS modules, targeting classroom assessment, management in its multiple facets, and curriculum nd instructional design. It is also used to help faculty gain a broader sense of community of higher education.
Anne Arundel Community College
  
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NEW EDUCATION RESOURCES

MetLife Survey of the American Teacher

Preparing Students for College and Careers

 

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LEAGUE PUBLICATIONS

The Cross Papers

Creating Significant Deep Learning Experiences

 

Leadership Abstracts

Celebrating Student Success: The Terry O'Banion Student Technology Awards 

 

Innovation Showcase
A Breath of Fesh Air: Lane Community College Goes Tobacco-Free

Learning Abstracts
Developing Skills

and Expertise for Teaching Online

COMING SOON! 

Innovation of the Year Award

Winners will be featured in the May issue of Innovation Showcase.

 

The Sustainable Community College: Holistic Approaches to Sustainability

Mary F. T. Spilde & Gerardo E. de los Santos, Editors

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2011 LEARNING COLLEGE SUMMIT  

Early Registration Deadline: May 11, 2011Learning College Summit
Register now and save! The 2011 Learning College Summit, to be held June 12-15 at the historic Arizona Biltmore, focuses on organizational transformation initiatives that deliver results.

NEXT GENERATION LEARNING CHALLENGES 

GRANTS ANNOUNCED

 
$10.6 Million Awarded to 29 Organizations
Next Generation Learning Challenges announced its first set of grants to identify and expand innovative technology-enabled approaches that improve college completion in the United States.
2011 STEMtech CALL FOR PROPOSALS
 

STEMtechSubmission Deadline: April 15, 2011
Submit your proposal now to present at the League's second annual STEMtech conference, October 2-5, 2011, at the new JW Marriott in Indianapolis.

THE CROSS PAPERS FELLOWSHIP 2011-2012

Proposal Deadline: April 30, 2011Pat Cross

Each year the K. Patricia Cross Endowment names a scholar/practitioner of community college teaching and learning as The Cross Papers Fellow. Click here for information and proposal guidelines.

CREATING SIGNIFICANT DEEP LEARNING EXPERIENCES  
The Cross Papers Number 14

The Cross Papers, Number 14

Beth Dailey's practical framework for creating significant deep learning experiences, drawn from learning theory and research, offers techniques for engaging students in deep learning. Now available from the League Store and on iStream.
2011 EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE
 

ELIApplication Deadline: July 31, 2011

Community college senior-level administrators with presidential aspirations are invited to apply for the League's Executive Leadership Institute, December 

4-9, 2011, in Phoenix.

MiCTA MOBILE LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES 

 
MiCTAInnovations for the Connected College
MiCTA now offers a variety of mobile learning devices and discounts to the college community. Read more... 
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Learn how the 13th Year Promise Scholarship offers a tuition-free first year and and is already making an impact on students' lives. Click here to find out how your college can be featured in Member Spotlight.

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SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES


Four New Scholarships Offered

Is your college an Alliance member? If so, you may be eligible to apply for new scholarships offered by Walden University. Learn about other League Alliance member benefits and how your school can join today!

iSTREAM SNEAK PEEK

 

iSTREAMWebinar Series from Microsoft

Microsoft offers monthly webcasts on innovative topics and extends exclusive offers to League Alliance Members. Subscribe to iStream to access thousands of community college and higher education resources. Contact Cheri Jessup to subscribe!

WALMART BRIGHTER FUTURES PROJECT NEWSLETTER  

Catch Up on the Walmart Brighter Futures Project!

Read about the impact the project has had on students' lives at Cuyahoga Community College, Lane Community College, Sinclair Community College, and St. Louis Community College in the latest project newsletter

LEAGUE SERVICES
 

Terry O'BanionHave Terry O'Banion Speak at Your Next Event!

The League presents Terry O'Banion, a nationally known speaker, presenter, and seminar leader. Those who have seen O'Banion will attest that he is no ordinary speaker!

 
 
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