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Tuesday, November 20, 2012

TGIF -- Thank you for your Involvement in the TLT Group!


Twenty sixth issue, Volume Five

TLT Group TGIF 11.20.2012           
From TLT Group World Headquarters
In thanksgiving for the TLT community. Thanksgiving and Community

Look for 2 new series starting in 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.            
More from the TLT-SWG Blog

MOOCs are NOT ATMs for the mind. Moore's Law still prescient AND prescriptive, but no "Moore’s Law for Learning!" #CFHE12 #tltgSMOOCHERS

"heal a sedentary body by breaking the ‘seated cycle’"

Online Workshops
NEW FOR November!!!
Social Media/Networking Tools/Resources from TLT Group,
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

Look for new dates and times for these workshops:
  • Silver Cloud  - Revisioning and Supporting Retirement Transitions
“...what I really wish someone had told me.”  
  • 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

· 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
 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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