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ERIC Number: ED500590
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 67
Abstractor: ERIC
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Refining Our Mission: Continuing Education's Role in Engagement, Outreach and Public Service. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Continuing Higher Education (69th, Roanoke, VA, October 27-30, 2007)
Barrineau, Irene T., Ed.
Association for Continuing Higher Education
The 2007 Annual Meeting of the Association for Continuing Higher Education was themed "Refining Our Mission: Continuing Education's Role in Engagement, Outreach and Public Service." Opportunities were available to participate in sessions relating to outreach, partnerships and public service and perspectives on this theme were presented by the keynote speakers. The structure of the conference was changed to facilitate more opportunities for participating in professional development through networking. Sessions were offered for both the experienced and novice in the field of continuing education. Part I summarizes four keynote addresses: (1) The Next Generation: Access and Opportunity in Continuing Higher Education (Christopher Dougherty); (2) Leaving the Ivory Tower: Engaging for University-Community Success (Lee Todd); (3) Realizing Our Mission: Why Continuing Education Must Lead the Way (Suzanne Morse); and (4) Changing Role of Continuing Education (Belle S. Wheelan). Part II includes concurrent sessions: (1) Adult Education Graduate Programs: Where Art Thou? (Alison Christopher and Jane LeClair); (2) Market Alignment: Prime Opportunities to Partner with Professional Associations (Sean Gallagher); (3) Meeting the Degree Needs of Adults through Continuing Education Outreach (Frank DiSilvestro); (4) Invest in Human Capital by Engaging Latino Youth (Christine Burgoyne); (5) Increase Registrations and Revenues with Pre-populated Landing Pages (Steve Blumberg); (6) Disbanding the Office of Enrollment Prevention--New Ideas to Engage Students (Tim Copeland); (7) Overcoming Barriers of Tradition through an Effective New Admission Policy (Karen Graham, Laurie G. Dodge, and Ellen Derwin); (8) In the Rules of Engagement, Alumni Matter (Betsy Bedigan); (9) The Impact of Engagement (Jen Childers and Susan Short); (10) Making Winter Intersession Work for You: Details to Consider and Pitfalls to Avoid (William Thomas Walker, and Gina V. Ganahi); (11) Youth Organizations Unite. TCU Helps (Judy Shannon, and David Grebel); (12) What's Working In Interactive Marketing for Continuing Education Outreach? (Tim Copeland); (13) Measuring Student Satisfaction in the Online Environment--Boston University Online (Susan Kryczka, and Nancy Coleman); (14) Developing an Online New Student Orientation Program with Limited Resources (Sheila Hayes); (15) Toward a 21st Century Model of the Inclusive University (Sherryl Weems, Tonnalee Batchelor, and Lawrence Gingrich); (16) Developing Partnerships for Successful Fund Raising in Continuing Education (Sharon M. Carrer, Joanne Hanley, and Robert R. Cummins); (17) Speaking English? Habla Espanol? An Adult Accelerated Dual-language Model for HE (Ricardo Ortolaza, Luis Zayas, and Luis Bugos); (18) Meeting the Needs of the Longevity Revolution through Public Service (Susan Jay, Laurie Keenan McGarvey, and Don Devilbiss); (19) Conducting a Feasibility Study: The Lucky 7 Reasons Why it Works (Sallie C. Dunphy); (20) Principles of Good Practice for Distance Learning: A Blueprint for Excellence (Michael Lambert, and Roxanne M. Gonzales); (21) Online Tutoring: Bridging the Gap (Michelle Byrd); (22) Creating an Environment for Success for our Continuing Education Activities (Mark Binkley, and Michelle Johnston); (23) Hickory Metro Higher Ed Center: An Innovative Model for Extension and Outreach (Jane Everson, and Ann Sperry); (24) Creating a Culturally Based Health Curriculum (Lisa Lefler, and Roseanna S. Belt); (25) Implementing an Online/DE College Certificate in Personal Fitness Training (Ken Baldwin, and Ruth Bettandorff); (26) Common Breakdowns in Continuing Higher Education Marketing (Jennifer L. Copeland, and Lesley Snyder); (27) Partnership Strategies for Continuing Ed: Managing Collaborative Online Programs (Dawn Anderson); (28) Eliminating Barriers to Persistence and Retention among Adult Learners (Thomas E. Kail, and Gail W. Johnson); (29) Where Have All the Good Ones Gone: Recruiting Outstanding Minority Professionals (Jeffery Alejandro, Maureen Znoj, and Vernon Taylor); (30) Refining Our Mission and Defining Engagement (Melissa Peraino, and Leslie Bateman); (31) The Role of Experience in Adult Learning: Positive or Negative? (Nancy Gadbow); (32) PDVSA Project--Accelerated Learning ESL for Business (Mercedes Suraty-Clarke, and Nancy D. Herron); (33) Marketing Online Degrees to Continuing Education's New Constituencies (Noel Poston); (34) Engaging Part-Time Faculty: Best Practices in Developing PT Faculty Who Teach at a Distance (Mary Rose Grant); and (35) No Adult Left Behind--Community Services for Special Need of Adult Learners (Jane LeClair, Terri Bickford, and Jeri O'Bryan). Two Value-Added Value Workshops included: (1) Making a Difference Begins with You ... So Live Into Your Dreams! (Tom Ingrassia); and (2) University Outreach and Engagement: Defining Terms, Addressing Quality, Collecting Data (Burton A. Bargerstock, Vivek R. Joshi, and Diane Doberneck). Part III includes business meeting information in nineteen appendixes.
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association for Continuing Higher Education.
Identifiers - Location: Virginia