Volume 8, Number 6
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Look What’s Coming to iStream in June!
Project and Workforce Development
Thoughtful Topics. The College and Career Transitions Initiative has been guiding students toward successful outcomes since 2003. Watch this panel of educational professionals discuss how CCTI has helped their community colleges and the results of their collaborative program developments.
Project Highlights. St. Louis Community College and CCTI connect to design a curriculum to keep the number of engineering graduates from remaining inert. Find out how the St. Louis Regional Engineering Academy and Project Lead the Way power high-voltage progress for students, the community’s workforce and the industry as a whole, in June’s Project Highlights.
Partner Spotlight. CCTI is blazing the trail from schoolyard to campus to workforce. Read how projects developing from this initiative help meet the demand for teachers, computer technicians, physical therapists, and more, in June’s Partner Spotlight.
TLT Webinars, Dangerous Discussions, and Flashlight. TLT and the League for Innovation have partnered to provide iStream subscribers front-row seats to practical and thought-provoking professional development workshops and webcasts. One such upcoming workshop is How To … In Second Life (The Basics). This workshop will run June 5, 12, and 19 at 1:00 p.m. EST. You will gain first hand knowledge of this popular world, allowing you to walk around in your avatar’s shoes and explore the power (and perhaps even the drawbacks) of virtual reality. iStream receives 10 free seats each month. Please register for the course through the TLT tab to secure your seats for this workshop.
Ten Questions. Whether it’s in the classroom, the state, or the nation, Scott Hess is a remarkable educational leader. Hear about educational reform, CCTI learning outcomes, and workforce development from an exceptionally well-rounded perspective when Scott Hess answers Ten Questions.
Have you discovered NROCs Hippocampus? iStream subscribers may now link to this free homework site from campus tutoring or student services websites. Searchable by topic or by textbook pages, this Open Educational Resource (OER) site offers rich media to support a variety of disciplines. Look for instructions for linking to your site at the bottom of the homepage at www.hippocampus.org.
Ten free seats are available to iStream subscribers for the next NROC Network Webinar on June 21 at 2 p.m. EST. Michael Anderson from the University of Texas TeleCampus will share experiences on “Using NROC, OER and Other External Content to Enhance Your Online Course,” simply email firstname.lastname@example.org to save your seat!
WANTED: Academic Reviewers for the Online Course Evaluation Project (OCEP). The OCEP Project is currently looking for teachers to serve as Academic Evaluators in the following subjects:
- Introduction to Sociology
- Sociology: The Family
- Anatomy & Physiology
- Basic Education: Writing Process & Short Essay
- Computer & Information Literacy
If you are interested in reviewing, please contact Diane Threlkeld at email@example.com.
Now Available for Subscribers. If you would like to see what you missed at Innovations 2007 or would like to re-experience the magic, all conference keynote presentations are available on iStream.