February 2007, Volume 8, Number 2
Recent Publications From the League
Each month, the League publishes Leadership Abstracts, Learning Abstracts, and Innovation Showcase. The most recent editions are available on the League website:
Leadership Abstracts. All Aboard for Online Collaboration – Project SAIL: Specialty Asynchronous Industry Learning by Stella Perez (January 2007). Project SAIL’s online courses provide community colleges with a cost-effective way to address the increasing need to prepare students for the workforce. Read about the many solutions offered by Project SAIL and its partners in the January issue of Leadership Abstracts.
Learning Abstracts. Quality Online Education: A Social Authoring Approach by Ruth Rominger (January 2007). The demand for quality online courses still falls heavily on faculty, but they don't have to go it alone. Get a detailed description of NROC's social authoring process and learn how you can get involved, in the January issue of Learning Abstracts.
Innovation Showcase. Celebrating Publishing in the Pines: Montgomery College Offers a Festival a Home by Cliff Hudder and Alicia Bankston (January 2007). The Texas Writers and Publishers Festival, which lost its funding in 2001, was revitalized last year thanks to a partnership between Montgomery College and the local Literary Arts Council. Read about the success of the partnership and The State of Publishing: A Texas Small Press Conference and Book Fair in the January issue of Innovation Showcase.
The complete archive of Leadership Abstracts and Learning Abstracts is available on iStream. If your college is not an iStream subscriber, learn how to gain access to these and other League publications and professional development resources by visiting www.league.org/istream or contacting Wendy Neil at firstname.lastname@example.org or (480) 705-8200, ext. 233.
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