Innovations 2007


March 4-7, 2007
Hilton New Orleans
Riverside

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Louisiana Community and Technical College System


 
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Tentative Session Listing
Stream 1 - Learning and Teaching
Stream 2 - Leadership and Organization
Stream 3 - Workforce Preparation and Development
Stream 4 - Student Services and Activities
Stream 5 - Basic Skills and Developmental Education
Stream 6 - Resource Development and Foundation Management
Stream 7 - Research, Assessment, and Accountability

Stream 1 - Learning and Teaching
Full session descriptions and presenter information are available by clicking on the session titles below.
"Audrey" – Virtual Business Woman: Teaching Managerial Accounting Principles


24/7 Office Hours – Providing Math Students More Access to Instruction


A New Generation of Learning


A Radical Breakthrough in Business Education


Act on Fact: Using CCSSE Results to Improve Student Learning


Active Learning: A Must for Today's Students


Active Learning: Engaging the Brains of the 21st Century Student


Adding a Diversity Component to Your Course: It's a Good Thing


Algebra With a Discovery Approach


Aligning High School Work with College Expectations


Alternative to WebCT: Creating a Quality, Low-Cost, Home-Grown Online Writing Course


An Enriched Environment for the Student


Apple's iPod More Than Music: A Tool for the 21st Century Classroom


Assessment: You Can Do It.


Bank on B.O.S.S.:Building Online Student Success


Best Practice in Teaching and Leading for Innovation and Community


Best Practices for Online Course Design


Breaking Boundaries: Putting the Classroom in the Community and the Community in the Classroom


Bringing Problem-based Learning to Technical Courses


Building Connections While Building a Home: A Multidisciplinary Service Learning Project


Building Relationships for Student Success


Can They Do It? High-Tech Real-Time Performance Evaluation


Certifying Faculty to Teach Online – After the Basics


Click, See, Hear: Just-in-Time Learning


Coaching a Winning Team: Creating Success-Oriented Environments for Developmental Education Students


Computer Training Employees Will Actually Attend


Connecting Life and Work: Practices in Living Divided No More


Cooperative Investigative Projects For College Mathematics Classrooms


Create Video Tutorials for Students and Colleagues


Creating a Course and a Website About the Creative Process


Creating an Exceptional Teaching and Learning Environment


Creative Challenges: Design and Development of E-Learning for Faculty Development


Credit and Noncredit Collaboration on Campus: Partnering for Student Success


Dear Student: So What?


Designing for Universal Accessibility


Designs for Learning: Where Scholarship and Practice Meet To Achieve Learning Outcomes


Developing and Implementing Service Learning: Taking Baby Steps


Developing and Marketing Remote Centers


Developing Critical Thinking Using Computer Simulation Assignments


Developing Online Faculty: A Faculty Favorite Recipe for Success


Developing Successful Youth Programs on Campus to Serve Community Needs


Development and Implementation of an ADN Online Program


Discussion Boards Increase Student Participation


Diversify Your Assessment Delivery and Reporting Options


Dollars as Grades: A Better Incentive for Students?


Educating for Tolerance and Compassion: A Place for Meditation in a College Classroom?


Effectively Using Learning Styles in the Online Environment


Electronic Eclecticism: Achieving Alternative Literacies by Bending the Rigid


Engagement Outside the Classroom Matters: Pandora's Box Film and Speaker Series


Engaging Honors Students: An Active Learning Approach


ESOL Voices: Walking the Diversity Talk


Ethics: Officers Not Liable for Deaths


Everything’s a Story: Applying Fiction Writing Techniques to Research Writing


Faculty Development Professionals Striving for Quality: Do You Ever Feel Alone?


Faculty Presence: A Critical Component to Online Course Success


Finding the Perfect Match: Learning Styles, Personality Types, and the Learning Environment


Flash and Web Design Made Easy


Foresight, Learning, Creativity: Starting a Local Futures Institute


Free Resources That Streamline Online Course Development and Implementation


From Classroom to Learning Spaces: Teaching by Design, The Cross Papers, Number 10


Googlery: Six Successful Strategies


How to Design a Service-Learning Fact Sheet


How to Fund Technical Faculty Professional Development on a Tight Budget


Human Triumphs of Survival: Incorporating The New York Times and Other Sources


Implementing Self-Directed Learning in the Community College


Improving Your Online Discussion Board


In Search of the Learning College: Accomplishments and Challenges


Including All Students in Classroom Instruction: A Viable Approach


Increase Student Retention in Online Programs Through Comprehensive Faculty Training Initiatives


Increased Comprehension and Retention Through Automated Lecture Capturing


Increasing Learning With In-class Response Systems


Increasing Student Engagement By Combining Intramural Activities With Popular Television Shows


Inquiring Minds Want to Know


Integrating Assessment Tools and Tutorials in Your Computer Concepts and Applications Course: It’s a SNAP!


Integrating Interactivity and Internet Resources Into Teaching.


Integrating Traditional Visual Arts Into a High-tech Interactive Design Curriculum


Interdisciplinary Curriculum and Civic Engagement: Community Learning and Learning Communities


iStream: Innovation at your Fingertips


IT Evolves Into Information and Communications Technology


It's Showtime! Harvesting Assessment Data and Putting Results to Action


Leadership and the Knowledge-Based Economy: What You Need to Know


Learning-centered Professional Development at Kapi’olani Community College


Let's Talk About Teaching: The TLC


Making it Fun: Even the Driest Material Can be Entertaining


Making the Most of Technology: Enhancing Instruction With Digital Video


Microsoft Office 2007


Mind Mapping: Building a Better Foundation for the Thinking Skills Process


Motivate Students by Using Software


Online Classroom Resources: The Applied Math and Science Education Repository (AMSER)


Online Doctorate for Community College Faculty and Administrators


Online Teaching and Learning: Goodbye PDFs, Hello Active Learning


Only Some Software Helps Learning in the Classroom


Open Books and Open Minds: Taking Testing Out of the Classroom


Outsourcing in Higher Education: Instructional Design


Overhauling the Nursing Curriculum


Painting as Prewriting Strategy: Discovering the Shape and Color of Ideas


Personal, Social, and Global Adjustment Through College-Accredited Community Service


Practical Assessment Strategies for Faculty


Preparing African-American Males to Make a Difference


Project Based Learning: The Way to Teach Our Students and Serve Our Communities


Rethinking Readers for a Student-Centered Classroom.


RoboGumbo: Community Outreach Using the LEGO Robotics System


Sakai and ETUDES: Community Source Solutions


Service Learning Easy: Connecting With Your Agency


Service Learning: An Engaging Pedagogy for the Classroom and Community


Smart Boards to Podcasts: Higher Education’s Technological Landscape


Strategies for Improving Writing in Humanities Courses


Strategies for Integrating Full-time and Part-time Faculty


Taking the Future to the Community


Teaching Technology to a Highly Diverse Audience


Teaching the Future: What Sudents Need to Know


Technology and Story: Partnering for Adjunct Faculty Development


The Best of Both Worlds: Why Hybrid Courses Work


The Care and Feeding of Peer Tutors


The Changing Landscape: Baccalureate Degrees on Community College Campuses


The Future Face of Tutoring Strategies in Higher Education


The Gray Side of the Brain: Using Brain Research in the College Classroom


The Impact of Context and Culture in Shaping Messages


The Light in our Lives: Returning Wholeness to Our Institutions


The VALOR Project: Video Learning Resources


Training Career Changers to Become Effective Special Education Teachers


Transglobal Partnerships: Building Global and Cultural Awareness Through Educational Collaboration


Turning Linked Classes Into Learning Communities


Universal Design For Learning: Accessibility Awareness in Louisiana


Using Podcasting to Revitalize Your Classes and Change Your Life


Using Real World Learning Objects to Engage Students


Using Scenario Planning to See the Future of Learning


Visual Art Online Teaching Campfire: What Works and What Doesn't


Vodcast Essentials: You Building the Video


Where’s My Stuff? Using BlackBoard to Store Instructional Resources


X-Stream Assessment in Three Simple Strokes


Your Own LMS In 30 Minutes for $10


Stream 2 - Leadership and Organization
Full session descriptions and presenter information are available by clicking on the session titles below.
A New Revenues: A Strategic Vision for Contract Training


Achieving Liftoff: From the AACC Competencies to Gravitational Leadership


Building Integrated Systems: Career Cluster Pathways


Changing Culture, Building Leaders


Changing Lives: Who Knew That It Would Be So Tricky?


Collaboration for Student Success: The Bronx Community College Model


Connect the Community College to the Community Through Hiring Practices


Crisis Communications on the Fly: Don't Assume You'll Be Able to Get Back to Your Office


Crisis Planning and Community Response: A Working Model for Today's Community College Leaders


Defending the Community College Equity Agenda


Developing a Strategic Plan for Diversity: The Northampton Story


Disaster Recovery: Humber College's Experience With Post-Tsunami Reconstruction


Distance Learning Double Standards


Do I Want to Be a President? Am I Ready to Be a President?


Due Diligence in Preparing Your Campus for a Flu Pandemic


Employee Retention: New Employees Are Special People


Empowering Faculty With Change Initiatives Focusing on Improvements in Teaching and Recognition of Excellence


Faculty Development and Collegewide Initiatives: Issues of Engagement, Quality, and Accountability


Faculty Development for Getting Results: Facilitator Training Workshop


Finding the Right Fit: Getting What You Want When Selecting Outside Presenters


Fostering Collaboration in the Community College


From Implosion to Explosion: The Emergence of One the Largest Community Colleges in America


Getting and Keeping the Right People on the Bus


Growing Your Leaders and Harvesting for the Future


High Performance Through Coaching: Taking Staff Development to the Next Level


How Clark College Went Tobacco Free


How You Can Create Outcome-based Learning Environments


Imperatives for Remodeling Community College Enrollment Management: What's in Your Toolkit?


Infusing Self-Study Recommendations Into the Strategic Plan


Integrating Planning, Assessment, and Governance


Leadership Jazz


Leading Change at Your College by Focusing on Its Strengths


Lesbian Leaders in Action: Influencing and Transforming Community College Culture


Measuring Program Costs: A Model for Strategic Decision Making


Meeting the Challenge: Developing Learning-centered Faculty Leaders


Mush! Driving a Team Through the Storm of Change


On the Road to Diversifying Faculty: One Step at a Time


Out of the Flood Waters: The Post Katrina Partnership Between Delgado Community College and Fielding Graduate University


Pandemic Flu Planning in a College Setting


Partnering for Student Learning and Success


Peek Behind the Curtain: Comparison of Distance Learning Programs


Planning is the Key: Online Instructor Training Made Easy


Preparing Leaders for the 21st Century


Professional Development for Community College Staff: Valuable Resources Uncovered


Rapid Growth in E-Learning Enrollments and How to Survive


Realizing Vision and Values -- Embracing Diversity, Moraine Valley’s Strategic Priority


Reinventing a 38-Year-Old Campus


Rio Salado College: Preparing the Next Generation of Community College Leaders


Ripple Effects: Energizing Our System Through Leadership Development


Strategies for Effective Risk Management


Strategies for Successful Faculty Orientation: Interaction Trumps Information


Successful Partnership Increases College Readiness of High School Students in El Paso


Succession Planning: Two Models for Engaging and Retaining Employees Through Career Development


Supporting Program Alignment


Sustainability and Environmental Leadership


The Changing Winds of Faculty Diversity


The Many Faces of One Community College


The Multigenerational Workplace: Making it Work


The Recovery Efforts of Delgado Community College


The Sedona Edge: Translating Vision and Illusions in Innovation


The Sedona Edge: Translating Vision and Illusions in Innovation


There is No Box: Creating and Funding a Technology Facility that Serves Instruction, and Beyond


Tomorrow’s Leaders Making an Impact Today


Using Community College Infrastructures to Create a Parenting Center


Using Your College’s Resources to Create Civic Capacity: The Kentucky NewCitizen Initiative


Web 2.0 and The Impact of the Longtail


WebCouncil: Using Web Tools for Organization Alignment and Momentum Building


Yavapai College’s Summer Institute on Online Learning


Stream 3 - Workforce Preparation and Development
Full session descriptions and presenter information are available by clicking on the session titles below.
(npt)2: A Model for a High Performance Workforce


A Community Partnership for Workforce Development


A New Way of Preparing Citizens for the Workplace: Career Pathways


A Quest for Producing Quality EPI Educators


A View from the Field: College Bound & Career Ready


Advancing Higher Learning Opportunities in Rural Canada – Innovative Learning Action Plan


An Integrated Approach to Defining and Implementing Curriculum Change


Back to the Future: Job Shadowing for Faculty


Best Practices for Workforce Development


Beyond the First Step: Strategies for Building Comprehensive Career Pathways for Low-Skill Adults


Biotechnology Workforce Pipeline Prep: High School to College Articulation


Bridging the Gap: Assisting Louisiana in Meeting the State’s Healthcare Shortage


Building a Top-notch Leadership Development Institute With a City Parish Government


Bunker Hill Community College's Urban Teaching Program: A Step in Addressing Teacher Shortage


Career Pathways as a Systemic Framework


Career Pathways: Aligning Public Resources to Support Growth in the Knowledge Economy


Co-ops on Steroids: Getting the Most for Your Students


Community Partnerships: The Connecting Source for a Dynamic Workforce


Developing a Program Combining Workforce and Academic Learning


Driving Partnerships to the Right Destination


Driving Workforce and Economic Development: Essential Data Tools for Community Colleges and Partners


Early College High School: A Dropout Recapture Workforce Initiative


Enhancing Learning Through Successful Partnerships and Collaborations


Entrepreneurship Education: Driving the Economy


Experience of a National Multicenter Cohort Dedicated to Biotechnology Workforce Development


FLInT: Sparking Interest and Leadership in Community College Teaching and Learning


Follow the Yellow Brick Road: Transforming Education Through Community Partnerships


Getting, Administering, and Keeping Federal Grant Money: Six Straight Years


I Trained Iraqi Police Cadets


Increasing Employment Retention Using Work Keys for Pre-employment Assessment Testing


Innovative Teacher Certification Program for Career Changers


Integrating Phi Theta Kappa Leadership Studies Into the Workforce Curriculum


Learning With a Splash


Making it Work: Integrating Small Business Skills Into Curriculum


Marketing an Image: In Person and on the Web


Marrying Continuing Education and Credit Courses With No Mediation Required


New Convergence Communication and IP Telephony Technology Academic Certificate Program


Opposites Attract: Academic Affairs and Workforce Development Working Together for Student Success


Partnering With Employers in Career Pathways Efforts


Pathways to Competitiveness: An Automated Tool for Building Career Pathways


Power of Partnership


Practical Implementation Strategies for Colleges and High Schools.


Preparing Career Switchers to Teach: Partnerships for Statewide Success


Preparing for Work Using Career Pathway Planning


Profit Is Not a Dirty Word - How To Develop Sustainable College Revenue to Insure a Healthy Future


Skills and Thrills: Nontraditional Strategies for Nontraditional Employment


The Educational Arena and Global Economy: Collaborations Between Community Colleges and Today's Workforce


Using Community College Infrastructures to Create Parent Education Centers


We Are IT! Girls in Technology


WESL for Machining Technology: Integrating English Language and Occupational Skills


What’s CCTI All About?


Where Are We Going? Where Have We Been? What’s Happening Within the CCTI Site Colleges?


Workforce Shortages: Untapped Resources!


Stream 4 - Student Services and Activities
Full session descriptions and presenter information are available by clicking on the session titles below.
A Student Engagement Plan Grounded in Web-based Communications


Access: The Only Opportunity for Students with Disabilities


ACCUPLACER 2.0 - Strong Partnerships and Successful Students


Advising Initiatives Serving Those Who Serve Students


African American Read-in 2007: A Reading Initiative


Allow Us To Introduce: Generation Zed


An Effective Double-edged Approach to Academic Dishonesty and Student Conduct


Career Coaching in Virginia: Opening the Road to Student Success


Creating Academic Momentum for Community College Students: New Research and Best Practices Point the Way


Customize Your Customer Service Training With Lighten Up!


Developing a Collaborative Wellness Center on an Urban College Campus


Developing and Implementing a Student Success Course: Sinclair 101


Engaging First-year Learners: Role of Motivation and the Stages of Change


Engaging High School and Community Partnerships


Extreme Web Makeover: Content Management Revitalization Strategies


Financial Aid: A Microcosm of Student Services


GPS LifePlan: 21st Century Student Goal Setting


How Counselors and Teachers Empower Students to Learn Effective Career Management


I Wouldn't Be Caught Dead Going to xxCC


iGoal@PVCC: Creating Online Goal Setting Campuswide


Innovative Recruiting, Marketing, and Communications: A Presidential Touch


LaGuardia’s Enrollment Services Center: An Innovative Student Success Partnership That Works


Learning Strategy, Developing Identity, Producing Purpose: The Master Lab Experience


Managing Difficult Situations or Students


Meaningful Learning Outcomes in Student Affairs


Meeting Our Mission: Who Attends Community and Technical College?


New Student Orientation: Going Online


Smart Career Planning for the Smart Student


Student Life: A Catalyst for Collaboration and Learning


Student Retention: Revisited, Reaffirmed, and Revised


Student Services or Serving Students: Which One is Correct?


The Geek is Chic


The Student Success Workshop Series


The Virtual Tutor: Cybersourcing Your College's Learning Center


To Create a Welcoming Community for Learning


Stream 5 - Basic Skills and Developmental Education
Full session descriptions and presenter information are available by clicking on the session titles below.
A Comprehensive General Education Project to Increase and Document Persistence in Developmental Mathematics


Academic Leadership's Role in Faculty Development


Almost Heaven: Teaching an Online Developmental Math Course


Closing The Skill Gap: Techniques and Strategies


College Orientation and Service-Learning: Engaging Students With Campus and Community


Creation of a Developmental Student-focused Magazine as a Classroom Portoflio


De Anza's Developmental Math Pilot: A Technology-Based Learning System


Enhancing Reading Instruction Through Technology and Supplemental Materials


Folklore, Jokelore, and Urban Legends: A Developmental English and Computer Science Learning Community


Going the Distance: Providing Opportunities for Low-Income and Minority Students


High School College Readiness through Early Assessment and Curricular Alignment


Katrina Relief: A Service Learning Project in Principles of Marketing


Keep It Real: Use What's Hot to Teach Skills


Opening Minds: Making Adult Education an Institutional Priority


Reaching the Tipping Point in ABE-to-College Transition


Repurposed Plato Content and Online Delivery, And It's Available Free


Serendipity: How Budget Cuts Led to a Collaborative Effort Between Counseling and Instruction


Starting Renaissance: Training Adjunct Faculty to Teach Developmental Education Classes


Strengthening Precollegiate Education in Community Colleges (SPECC): Lessons From a Carnegie Foundation Project


Teaching Developmental Students to Think Outside the Box or in a Circle


University Express for Basic Skills Students


Using Life Skills Courses to Connect to the Campus


Using Technology to Help Today's Writing Students Succeed


What the Best College Teachers Do in the Developmental Classroom


Stream 6 - Resource Development and Foundation Management
Full session descriptions and presenter information are available by clicking on the session titles below.
Building Foundation Accountability


Faculty Development Designed for Getting Results


Growing Giving


Hoping for the Best While Preparing for the Worst: Disasters, Emergencies, and the Community College


Publication Packages That Support Capital and Major Giving


Success Story: Fast-Track Planning That Works


Supporting Innovation Through Strategic Planning and Resource Development


We Got the Grant! It's Party Time, or Is It?


Stream 7 - Research, Assessment, and Accountability
Full session descriptions and presenter information are available by clicking on the session titles below.
Accreditation From AQIP–The Journey: We Will Get There From Here!


Analysis, Synthesis, Quality, and Effectiveness: All That and a Bag of Chips


Assessing General Education With an Innovative Approach


Assessing the Relationship Between Learning Spaces and Student Engagement


Assessment: Changing the Culture


Benchmarking: An Essential Tool for Assessment, Improvement, and Accountability


Beyond Student Ratings: Development of a Comprehensive Faculty Evaluation System


Building Cultures of Evidence and Improving Student Success


Building Faculty Interest in Assessment Through Communities of Learning, Inquiry, and Practice (CLIPs)


Building the Foundations for Data-Driven Decision Making


Coaching for Excellence in Assessment


COMPASS e-Write for Comprehensive Placement


Convincing Your Faculty That Assessment is not Irrelevant


Course Level Assessment Made EZ at Estrella Mountain Community College


Defending Equity: A Review of the CCRC Book


Developing a Certificate Program for Effective Adult Community Homeowner Governing Bodies


Documenting Continuous Improvement: Formalizing the Informal


Embedding and Assessing General Education Outcomes


How to Incorporate ACT's COMPASS Diagnostics Into Your Assessment Program


Impact of Achieving the Dream on Virginia’s Policy and Practice


Implementing a Balanced Scorecard System in a Canadian Community College


Internalizing AI: Integrating Appreciative Inquiry Processes


Learn an Approach for Assessing Student Learning Outcomes and Student Services


Measuring Customer Satisfaction: An Integrated Approach


Opening Doors, Closing Gaps


Remodeling Assessment: Building a Culture of Inquiry


Review of Online Faculty Assessment


Roadmap for Creating, Maintaining and Delivering Quality e-learning


Student Learning Outcomes Assessment in Student Services: A Maryland State Initiative


Technology-Enhanced Assessment Strategies for Accountability


Technology: Black Hole Syndrome or Enabler of Improved Performance?


The Discipline to Set You Free: Using Baldrige for Performance Measurement, Analysis, and Knowledge Management in Education


The Institutional Portfolio Model to Assess General Education Learning Outcomes


The Joy of Assessment


Transparent Accountability: Focusing on Student Achievement at the Departmental and Institutional Levels


Using Brain Research to Enhance and Energize Instruction


Using Normative Data for Accountability: One Community College's Journey


Using the IDEA Form for College Outcomes Assessment


Web-Based Solutions for Managing Learning Outcomes Assessment Initiatives


NA - All Streams
Full session descriptions and presenter information are available by clicking on the session titles below.
What do you Know, What Do you Say: Results of the Road Ahead Survey 2007