Volume 9, Number 11
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Focus on Developmental Education
Log in this month to enjoy the new look of iStream and take advantage of new webinars and elearning opportunities. For information about how your college can access the wealth of resources in iStream, visit www.league.org/istream or contact Wendy Neil firstname.lastname@example.org or 480-705-8200, ext 234.
Project Highlights. Delta College builds developmental education into its curriculum and services creating opportunities for willing learners who otherwise may not have access to postsecondary education. Read how the college keeps teachers and learners in the developmental loop and hear about a brand new learning community that crosses departmental boundaries.
Thoughtful Topics. Get the basics on a California student achievement initiative for community colleges. Presenters discuss the value of supplemental instruction and learning communities and reveal the unfortunate bottom line for most educational institutions.
Partner Spotlight. Community colleges create learning opportunities for willing learners who otherwise may not have access to postsecondary education. This article by Norton Grubb offers six ways to evaluate and develop remedial programs, ensuring that underprepared students get the assistance they need to stay and succeed.
Innovative Educators. Come see iStream’s latest addition of professional development resources and training services. Subscribers are eligible for free seating in online webinars thanks to a partnership with Innovative Educators.
TLT Webinars, Dangerous Discussions, and Flashlight. TLT’s webinar, “Best Practices in Information Literacy,” will introduce a variety of related resources and ACRL best practices, cover current trends and challenges connected with information literacy, and identify key elements of model programs. This workshop will run on December 2, 9, and 11 at 1:00 p.m. EST, and free seating is available.
eLearning. iStream’s new elearning content provides open educational resources and discounted license agreements for specialty workforce development programs targeting high-demand industries and careers. This month, learn all about parenting from Anne Arundel Community College and enjoy courses on environmental science, physics, history, and government from Monterey Institute for Technology and Education.
NROC. Watch “The Global Reach of Open Educational Resources: A View from China” to learn about the global OER movement, an effort to increase educational opportunities around the world. See pictures and hear stories of traveling to two of China’s largest open universities. Join NROC November 20 at 2:00 p.m. EST. Seating is limited so please email email@example.com today to secure your place!
Ten Questions. NADE President Rosemary M. Karr discusses the history of developmental education and the challenges it creates for teaching professionals. Find out what this award-winning developmental mathematics professor finds most rewarding about her career.
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