Volume 8, Number 3
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New League Books Focus on Disaster Preparedness, Architecture for Learning, and Career Pathways
Hoping for the Best While Preparing for the Worst: Disasters, Emergencies, and the Community College, Alice W. Villadsen and Gerardo E. de los Santos, editors. Touching accounts and practical information unite in this essential guide to properly preparing for and responding to unexpected tragedy. You’ll read case studies of unforeseen predicaments at community colleges, how they were handled, and the plans made to better manage adversity in the future. Planning processes for preparation, response, and recovery, along with checklists of essential activities and other resources, are included. This book is available for purchase through the League Store at www.leaguestore.org. The price of $32 includes shipping, and League Alliance members receive a 20 percent discount.
From Classrooms to Learning Spaces: Teaching by Design, The Cross Papers, Number 10, by Michael Schoop. In this tenth issue of the Cross Papers, Michael Schoop discusses current classroom constraints and future possibilities for building more effective learning space, and he provides faculty with steps to take in redesigning their classrooms. He also recommends ways to approach and work with administrators in the redesign process. This book is available for purchase through the League Store at www.leaguestore.org. The price of $20 includes shipping, and Alliance members receive at 20 percent discount.
Career Pathways as a Systemic Framework: Rethinking Education for Student Success in College and Careers, by representatives of the College and Career Transitions Initiative and Breaking Through Initiative. This call to action serves as your passage to learning and professional achievement for students. The user-friendly manual presents the six crucial elements of successful transitioning and how to put them to work for your college. The report is available for download at http://www.league.org/league/projects/ccti/publications.cfm.
All three of these new publications, along with all other League publications, are available in digital form to iStream members. Visit www.league.org/istream or contact Wendy Neil, email@example.com for more information about iStream.