ERIC Number: ED470769
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Building Solid Communities within Higher Education: Leadership, Connections and Commitment. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Continuing Higher Education (63rd, Vancouver, British Columbia, November 3-6, 2001).
Barrineau, Irene T., Ed.
These proceedings presents addresses, 60 concurrent sessions, and business meetings from a conference that evolved from a vision of people coming together--like a town meeting--to start building "communities of interest and practice." Part 1 includes the presidential-elect address on his theme for the next conference, "Pathways to Success: Teamwork, Leadership, and Change" (Leiter) and addresses from General Sessions I-III. Part 2, Concurrent Sessions, has these representative titles: "It's Still Your Course" (McLaurin, McLaurin); "Offer the World to Your Students" (Moore et al.); "Can a Commission for Adult Learners Effect Change in a Research University?" (Harrison); "On-Demand Workforce Development" (Major); "Collaborative Arts Programming" (Thompson, Brown); "Ethical Implications for Leadership" (Lawler, Sork); "Development of a Higher Education Center" (Murray et. al); "Frontloading for Success" (Hardaway et al.);""'Customer' Is Not a Dirty Word" (Jackson); "Developing Community in Online Courses" (Bonhomme, Knerly); "Joining Forces to Enhance Economic Security, Competitiveness, and Improved Quality of Life" (Miller et al.); "Creation of the Bath-Highland Distance Learning Consortium" (Curry); "Part-Time Faculty" (Halfond); "Economic Development Assessment Tool for Expanding or Relocating Companies" (Rokicki); "Leadership in Continuing Education" (Garrison); "Change is Good" (Simmons, Jr.); "Unleashing the Power of Partnerships for Stronger Programs and Communities" (Harbit); "How 'GAS' Can Improve Your Customer Service!" (Shinn); "Mainstreaming Continuing Education Programs" (DiBella); "Conquering the Digital Divide" (Simmons, Jr. et al.); "Building Commitment to Adult Students" (Pearson); "Learning to Lead" (Brown); "Writing for Publication" (Hanniford); "Does Learning Mean Punching the Clock?" (Husson et al.); "Programming for Community" (Patterson); "Collaboration on Campus" (Hyams) "Writing Across the Curriculum" (Shamoon, Bolotow); "Getting from Here to There" (Bash); "South Carolina Partnership for Distance Education" (Hoskins); "Unsung Heroes of Adult Student Success" (Bolen, Pearson); "Graduate Students' Perspective on Adult and Continuing Education" (Nesbit, Taylor); "You Want Me to Plan a Conference?" (Burgin); "Considering the Implications of Building Solid Partnerships in Your Community" (Kelley, Gordon); "Creating a Continuing Studies Programming Niche in Community College Leadership Development" (Herron, Major); "WorkerCAP--the Worker Centered Assessment Process" (Manning); "Creating Your Vision as Teacher-Performer-Architect" (Sterley); "Higher Education and Older Adults in Your Community" (Foster); "So You Have More Nontraditional Students Than Ever, Now What?" (Pugh et al.); and "Delivery of Degree Programs Off-Campus" (Hamilton et al.) Part 3 consists of committee and network reports of the sixty-third annual meeting of the association for continuing higher education. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Students, College Instruction, College Programs, Community Colleges, Community Education, Community Programs, Computer Mediated Communication, Continuing Education, Distance Education, Educational Change, Educational Cooperation, Higher Education, Intergenerational Programs, Labor Force Development, Leadership, Lifelong Learning, Nontraditional Students, Older Adults, Online Systems, Organizational Change, Partnerships in Education, Social Integration, Study Abroad, Teacher Attitudes, Universities
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
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Authoring Institution: Association for Continuing Higher Education.