August 2008, Volume 9, Number 8
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.
Leadership Abstracts. The President’s Role in the Learning College: Lessons Learned by Julie Wechsler. Institutional transformation calls for the right mixture of old values and new thinking. Get suggestions from three experienced Vanguard Learning College presidents for counteracting resistance to change and creating a learning-focused environment at your institution in the July issue of Leadership Abstracts.
Learning Abstracts. Retention First Aid Delivers Student Success by Laurie Snyder. Does retention at your college need immediate care? Monroe Community College’s “Retention First-Aid Kit” workshop offers suggestions for enhancing student-teacher connections and provides effective classroom practices for helping ensure that your students succeed. Find out more in the July issue of Learning Abstracts.
Innovation Showcase. From CityWorks to International Book Fair by Jim Miller. Learn how City Works Press got its start with a campus literary journal, led to the foundation of the San Diego Writers Collective, and brought about a successful international book fair. Get the story in this article excerpted from Student Services Dialogues: Community College Case Studies to Consider, the League’s soon-to-be released book.
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