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Society for American Music Call for Proposals: Fellowships & Subventions

Society for American Music Call for Proposals: Fellowships & SubventionsDeadline: 1 November 2014 The Society for American Music invites submissions for several fellowships and subventions listed below. The deadline for all submissions is 1 November 2014. Please refer to the respective SAM webpage links below for more information and submission instructions. Any questions should be sent … Continue reading

Outcomes-Based Assessment for Teaching & Learning Centers – Magna Online Seminar

From Faculty Focus Outcomes-Based Assessment for Teaching & Learning Centers Do the decision makers at your university understand what your teaching and learning center contributes to the overall value of the institution? In today’s era of constant change and increasingly strict higher education budgets, it is no longer enough to run high-quality, successful faculty development … Continue reading

The IAFOR International Conference on Education

The IAFOR International Conference on EducationInternational, Intercultural, Interdisciplinary The Event Centre, Dubai Festival City, DubaiMarch 08 – March 10, 2015 Abstract submission deadline: November 1, 2014 This inaugural conference on education is set to be a convergence of new research, continued professional development and networking opportunities. The International Academic Forum invites you to submit an abstract or register as audience to … Continue reading

Survey: Digital Textbooks Gaining Esteem in Student Eyes

From Campus TechnologyBy Dian Schaffhauser, 09/02/14 “Digital textbooks are becoming a bigger part of the vernacular in higher education. A recent survey showed that slightly more than three out of five students use interactive textbooks with features that include video, audio and quizzes; more than two out of five students work in courses that use … Continue reading

ACA Announces 2015 Artists-In-Residence Program

ACA Announces 2015 Artists-In-Residence Program        Atlantic Center for the Arts announces an exciting 2015 Master Artists-in-Residence schedule, featuring performers, composers, visual artists, writers, and a collaborative partnership with Found Sound Nation and the US Embassy in Islamabad. Featured artists include Paul Harding, 2010 Pulitzer Prize winner in fiction;  Nilo Cruz, 2003 Pulitzer Prize winner in … Continue reading

Register for the 3rd Annual University of Colorado Faculty Council GLBTQI Symposium

Health Equity at CUNovember 7, 2014, 1:00 – 5:00 pm, Trivisible Room, Anschutz Medical Campus The University of Colorado Faculty Council GLBTI Committee is sponsoring its 3rd annual symposium to provide a forum for faculty, staff and students at CU to exchange ideas and learn new strategies for inclusiveness throughout the university. Free Safe Zone … Continue reading

Five questions for Pam Laird – Historian’s mind for mentorship serves her advocacy for faculty

From CU Connections, August 14, 2014: Take a look at this article featuring CU Denver historian, dedicated mentor and tireless faculty advocate, Pam Laird, PhD. Pam is Professor and Chair, Department of History. Her studies focus on the history of American business cultures – she’s written two books and has won numerous awards, including the … Continue reading

Carnegie Mellon Launches $75 Million Brain Research Initiative

From Philanthropy News Digest, a service of the Foundation Center: Carnegie Mellon University has announced the launch of a five-year, $75 million research initiative to advance understanding of how the structure and activity of the brain give rise to complex behaviors. Leveraging CMU’s strengths in computer science, neuroscience, psychology, and engineering, CMU BrainHub will work … Continue reading

Educause 2014 Annual Conference

The Educause 2014 Annual Conference will take place in the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL, September 30 – October 2. Take a look at the Agenda and Program for both f2f and virtual sessions. Conference themes include: Accessibility Analytics Applications Cloud sourcing Communication Consumerization of IT Crowdsourcing Data curation E-learning/connected learning Emerging technologies … Continue reading

Shared or Divided Governance? – An Essay on a New Approach to Shared Governance in Higher Education

Shared or Divided Governance? This essay is a timely read from Inside Higher Ed from Brian Rosenberg, president of Macalester College. Rosenberg presents a succinct overview of the state of shared governance in American higher education and offers recommendations. Interested in learning more about shared governance on the CU Denver Downtown Denver campus? Take a … Continue reading

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