Tuesday, January 27, 2015

TGIF: Examining student learning and successful completion, FridayLive!

You can also view the newsletter here.

Twenty-second issue, Volume Eight
TLT Group TGIF 1.27.15
 From TLT Group World
Thanks to your input. The Spring 2015 TLT Group Book Discussion Series has been finalized. See the new schedule here.

Join us on FridayLive!
as we explore the issues, challenges and concerns related to student learning and the successful completion of courses, degrees and programs.  Register Here

Support the TLT Group by becoming a member or donating to the TLT Group you will help us continue this work.

You can also support us indirectly by purchasing books from Amazon via links in our recommended reading list or shop using this AmazonSmile link. Amazon will then make a donation to the TLT Group.

More from the TLT-SWG Blog

 Members Exchange
Apps for Making It Stick - Practice Session
DATE: January 28, 2015
TIME: 3-4 pm Eastern
PRESENTERS: Steve Gilbert, Penny Kuckkahn, and Stephen Kaufman

TLT Members are invited to lurk as Steve Gilbert, Penny Kuckkahn and Stephen Kaufman run through the FridayLive! presentation planned for February 6, 2015

This link will take you to the planning document.

Register Here for FridayLive! session, Apps for Making It Stick February 6, 2015, 2 PM ET

Upcoming Member Exchange events

February 4, 2015 Keeping Up - Semi Stone Soup

February 18, 2015 Can We Influence our Student's App Dependency - Let's Explore

FridayLive! Free to all!
Student Learning & the Successful Completion of Courses, Degrees and Programs
Date: January 30, 2015  
Time:2:00-3:00 pm ET - free to all
Presenters:Cynthia Wilson, Vice President, League for Innovation in the Community College, Steve Gilbert, Beth Dailey, TLT Group and others

Engage in conversation with fellow faculty members around the national conversation about student learning and successful completion of courses, degrees, programs. A panel of faculty members will serve as a springboard as they talk together about their (a) issues,
challenges and concerns about student success and completion at their institution and (b) effective teaching and learning practices that support student success, retention and completion. In addition, Cynthia Wilson from the League for Innovation in Community College’s will share information regarding the  Faculty Voices initiative (www.league.org/facultyvoices)
Up-coming FridayLive! events
February 6, 2015 Apps for Making it Stick
February 13, 2015 What Does Cognitive Science Say about Using Technology in the Classroom?
February 20, 2014 Adding Your Voice with Movenote

 Spring 2015 Book Discussion Series

March 13, 2015
The Cobweb: Can the Internet be Archived. New Yorker Article (1/26/2015) (+ one other TBD)

April 10, 2015
Doxiadis, A & Papadimitriou, CH. (2009).
Logicomix: An Epic Search for Truth. Bloomsbury.

May 8, 2015
Medina, John (2014) Brain Rules, (Updated and Expanded): 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School, Seattle, WA: Pear Press

June 12, 2015

Alameddine, Rabih (2014) An Unnecessary Woman Nov 11, 2014,  Grove Press

 Encourage. Enable. Engage.

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