September 2007, Volume 8, Number 9
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. “Academic Program Review and Prioritization: In the Race or Out to Pasture?” by Hank Dunn (August 2007). In an increasingly competitive market, how do community colleges add new programs without unfairly eliminating the good ones already in place? Ivy Tech Community College’s strategies for measuring the quality and feasibility of academic programs can help your institution make informed decisions.
Learning Abstracts. “Teaching Oral Communication Online Without Losing the Oral” by Anthony Ongyod (August 2007). The use of video, webcams, online discussion groups, and email has permanently altered the way we teach and learn, but does oral communication coursework suffer as a result? Anthony Ongyod discusses the benefits of this new technology and imparts ways to create a face-to-face learning environment when you can’t get up close and personal.
Innovation Showcase. “Prince George’s Community College”from An American Mosaic: Service Learning Stories (August 2007). Is service learning an attainable goal for community colleges? Find out the results of the Veteran’s Oral History Project conducted at Prince George’s Community College from the American Association of Community Colleges’ Horizons project publication. This selection from An American Mosaic: Service Learning Stories is featured in the August issue of Innovation Showcase.
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