Volume 9, Number 9
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Recent Publications From the League
Each month, the League publishes Leadership Abstracts, Learning Abstracts, and Innovation Showcase. The most recent issues are available on the League website.
Enforced Summertime by Alice Villadsen. In handling organizational demands, traction is sometimes better than action. The author shares her observations on stress in the community college while nursing her own stress fracture, in the August issue of Leadership Abstracts.
Learning Abstracts. DCCCD’s Core 2009 Curriculum Initiative: An Inclusive Approach by Allatia Harris and Rebecca Williams. The Dallas County Community College District’s Core 2009 initiative used an inventive, inclusive approach in revisiting the district’s liberal arts/general education core curriculum. Thoughtful forums and collaboration among students, faculty, and staff led to the identification of big ideas students should encounter in a core curriculum and skills students need in order to be successful. Learn more about this innovative process in the August issue of Learning Abstracts.
Innovation Showcase. Ozarks Technical Community College Center for a Tobacco-Free Campus by Steve Koehler. The Center of Excellence for Tobacco-Free Campus Policy at Ozarks Technical Community College provides seminars for making institutions smokeless. Find out about the center’s development and what it took for the college to create and maintain a breather-friendly campus.