Tuesday, November 27, 2012

TGIF -- Social Networking and Significant Discussions: 2 GREAT Events this Week

Twenty seventh issue, Volume Five

TLT Group TGIF 11.27.2012           
From TLT Group World Headquarters
"Giving Tuesday" is a socially responsible way to use social media as 2012 ends.  We hope you'll also consider a donation to the TLT Group at this time, after you decide what you can do for the other organizations whose work you admire most - the organizations that are still helping so many people suffering from the impacts of Hurricane Sandy and other economic and natural disasters..            
Online Workshops Social Media/Networking Tools/Resources from TLT Group,
Members Only Exchange Nov 29, 2012, 2PM ET. Register in advance here.   Free to TLT members plus access to the archive. $100.00 for non members.  
Higher education faculty and other academic professionals will be introduced to social media/networking tools/resources. 3  - 6 tools/resources will be demonstrated during each session. No previous experience is needed. The tools/resources introduced will follow these guidelines

We keep learning about new tools and resources from our members.  This is the first session where those members will be introducing the tools and resources they are currently using.

NEW for December!!!
"Silver Cloud" monthly series. Once each month the TLT Group will offer a session geared to those who are building their renaissance careers. Our first "renaissance Wednesday": event will be December 5th. We will explore different kinds of online roles, join us at 2:00 PM ET.
Members only monthly series begins Wednesday, December 12th, with Voice of the Chat. Members only monthly series

Look for this workshop in 2013:
Demysifying Accreditation

Significant Discussions: Aligning 9-14 Curriculum for Student Success FridayLive! Nov30 2pm ET Free to all Register in advance

Participants in the League for Innovation's Significant Discussions Project discuss the project's guide for aligning secondary and postsecondary curriculum and their experiences in aligning high school and college-level math curriculum. Significant Discussions is based on the premise that curriculum alignment can help ease the transition from high school to college and reduce the need for developmental education among recent high school graduates. For more information about the project and to access project resources, visit www.league.org/significantdiscussions.

· Cynthia Wilson, Vice President for Learning and Research, League for Innovation in the Community College
· Shana Neeley, Math Curriculum Coach, Mathematics, Central Piedmont Community College (North Carolina)
· Bruce Johnson, Division Director, Mathematics Division, Central Piedmont Community College (North Carolina)
· Ted Coe, Mathematics Professor, Scottsdale Community College Mathematics Chair, Maricopa Math Instructional Council Chair, Maricopa Community Colleges (Arizona)

MOOCs Reconsidered, sMOOCher Final Report Out FridayLive! Dec7 2pm ET Free to all Register in advance NOTE: date change

Colleges Doing Creative Things to Stay Alive FridayLive! Dec14 2pm ET Free to all Register in advance NOTE: date change

      Up-date from our #CFHE12 MOOC Experience
       sMOOChers will meet on Nov 30th 1pm to plan our final report out scheduled for FridayLive! 12/7/12.
      CFHE12 has concluded.  Participants are invited to join a study being conducted to learn more about massive open online courses and how they support learning. Click here for more details.
      Encourage. Enable. Engage.

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