Tuesday, February 12, 2013

TGIF -- Mentoring New Faculty - A Role for Silver Cloudians

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Sixth issue, Volume Six

TLT Group TGIF 2.12.2013           
From TLT Group World Headquarters Up-coming Member Exchange Events:
  • Silver Cloudian Roles - Mentoring New Faculty, 2/13
  • Online Exploration Smart MOOCs Higher Education Research Subgroup (sMOOChers) Starts
  • VoiceThread: VoiceThread: Connecting Many Voices  2/20
  • Silver Cloudians: Issues for Caregivers of Aging Parents, 2/27
    Check out the TLT website for all 2013 events including FridayLive!  Free to all.
    Become a TLT member. Click here to find out how  
      More from the TLT-SWG Blog:
      Member Exchange Events
      Members Exchange
      Silver Cloudian Roles - Mentoring New Faculty
      (This session is free to TLT Group Members Fee to others) Register in advance
      February 13, 2013 2:00pm EDT
      Leaders: Steve Gilbert, Charles Ansorge, Steve Benton, Kenneth Ryalls and others

      Join us as we talk together with Steve Benton, Senior Research Officer, and Kenneth Ryalls, president of the IDEA Center. The IDEA Center would like to create a mentor program for new faculty.   The focus of our session will be on exploring this new and emerging opportunity.
      We will also brainstorm future topics.

      "A non-profit organization, The IDEA Center's mission is to serve colleges and universities committed to improving learning, teaching, and leadership performance. The IDEA Center offers a range of nationally available, research-driven, flexible assessment services for faculty, administrators, and department chairs."


      LIVE From Lilly Greensboro
      February 15, 2013  2:00-3:00 pm ET - free to all.

      Description to come.

      Up-coming  FridayLive! schedule:
      February 22 Thinking About Violence in our Learning Spaces – Preparation Matters (Steve Bell)
      March 1 John Sener returns
      March 8  MOOCs and sMOOChers
      March 15  There's an App for That 2.4
          MOOCs Round Two Week Three

          sMOOChers  Smart MOOCs Higher Education Research Subgroup Online Exploration

          January 25, 2013 through March 1, 2013
          PLUS FridayLive! report on March 8, 2013. 2:00-3:00 pm Eastern

          This series of meetings is free to TLT Group Individual Members.$100 for non members.  [Although you are welcome to become an Individual Member for $75 and attend for free.  Check your institution's status here if you have your membership through an institutional subscription.]  Register here.

          Our second cohort will participate in a Coursera course:
          E-learning and Digital Cultures      and meet together to discuss the course content as well as the process
          Almost weekly online synchronous sessions in the TLT Group's Adobe Connect classroom - Fridays, January 25, February 8 and 22, and March 1, 2013. 1-1:30 PM ET.

          E-learning and Digital Cultures
          Jeremy Knox, Sian Bayne, Hamish Macleod, Jen Ross, Christine Sinclair U Edinburgh
          This course will explore how digital cultures and learning cultures connect, and what this means for e-learning theory and practice. Follow this course at #edcmooc.

          Register both for the MOOC and for this TLT Group cohort
          Encourage. Enable. Engage.

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