March 2008, Volume 9, Number 3
Look What’s New in iStream in March:
Focus on New Horizons in Financial Aid
This month, iStream focuses on New Horizons in Financial Aid. For information about how your college can access the wealth of resources in iStream, visit www.league.org/istream or contact Wendy Neil (email@example.com or 480-705-8200, ext 234).
Thoughtful Topics. Watch streaming video of this League conference Special Session, which examines lowering the cost of education through the open education resource policy on public domain learning materials at Foothill-De Anza Community College. Learn which resources are currently available and tips for providing them at your college.
Partner Spotlight. The College Board focuses on financial aid with its 2007 Trends in Student Aid Report, part of the Trends in Higher Education Series. This comprehensive study provides valuable information for anyone facing the problem of postsecondary funding.
TLT Webinars, Dangerous Discussions, and Flashlight. TLT and the League for Innovation partner to provide iStream subscribers front-row seats to practical, thought-provoking professional development workshops and webcasts. A workshop on ePortfolios—What are they? Who’s using them? How are they assessed?—will take place on April 16, 23, and 30 at 12:00 p.m. EST. Free seating is limited, so sign up early.
NROC. iStream subscribers qualify for a limited number of free seats in NROC webinars. On March 27 at 2 p.m. EST, The Promise of Open Educational Resources: HippoCampus Reaches Out to the Underserved will be presented. Don’t miss it.
Project Highlights. When it comes to equity in education, Anne Arundel Community College means business. Thanks to the college’s Job Training Scholarship program, previously overlooked noncredit students seeking occupational skills can receive funding, too.
Ten Questions. John Walda discusses NACUBO from its early beginnings, technology as an educational money saver, and the most salient financial issues affecting educational institutions today. To whom does he credit his remarkable career, countless awards, and professional recognition? Find out, when he answers Ten Questions.
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