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Professional Memberships @UAA

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Informative presentation on the professional memberships to which UAA subscribes.

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Professional Memberships @UAA

  1. 1. Professional Memberships Taking Advantage of Available Resources at UAA 10/15/2008 Amanda Albright University of Alaska Anchorage
  2. 2. Organizations <ul><li>EDUCAUSE </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ECAR </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ELI </li></ul></ul><ul><li>NMC </li></ul><ul><li>WCET </li></ul><ul><li>Contact Faculty Technology Center at [email_address] or 786-4496 with questions. </li></ul>10/15/2008 Amanda Albright University of Alaska Anchorage
  3. 3. EDUCAUSE <ul><li>The mission of EDUCAUSE is to “advance higher education by promoting the intelligent use of information technology”. </li></ul><ul><li>(www.educause.edu) </li></ul>10/15/2008 Amanda Albright University of Alaska Anchorage
  4. 4. Advantages of Membership <ul><li>Professional Development Opportunities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fee Based </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Annual Educause Conference (Oct. or Nov.) http://net.educause.edu/EDUCAUSEAnnualConference/1352 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Western Regional Conference (March, April, or May) http://net.educause.edu/wrc </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Free </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>EDUCAUSE Live! Online Seminars http://net.educause.edu/live </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>EDUCAUSE Live! Archives. http://net.educause.edu/Archives/2719 </li></ul></ul></ul>10/15/2008 Amanda Albright University of Alaska Anchorage
  5. 5. Advantages of Membership <ul><li>Other Resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>EDUCAUSE Review (bimonthly magazine) http://connect.educause.edu/er </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>EDUCAUSE Quarterly (peer reviewed journal) http://connect.educause.edu/eq </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>EDUCAUSE Online (e-publication) http://www.educause.edu/EDUCAUSEOnline/641 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mentoring opportunities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Grants and fellowships </li></ul></ul>10/15/2008 Amanda Albright University of Alaska Anchorage
  6. 6. ECAR <ul><li>… “ provides research studies, case studies, analyses, and other resources to help higher education institutions make informed decisions regarding technology on campus.” </li></ul><ul><li>( http://www.educause.edu/ecar/16004?time=1221842109 ) </li></ul>EDUCAUSE Center for Applied Research 10/15/2008 Amanda Albright University of Alaska Anchorage
  7. 7. Advantages of Membership <ul><li>Resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Research Studies (Fee and Free) http://www.educause.edu/ResearchStudies/1010 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Case Studies (Free) http://www.educause.edu/CaseStudies/1006 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Research Bulletin http://www.educause.edu/ResearchBulletins/1007 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Complete Studies (Roadmaps) http://www.educause.edu/Roadmaps/1773 </li></ul></ul>10/15/2008 Amanda Albright University of Alaska Anchorage
  8. 8. ELI <ul><li>… “ a community of higher education institutions and organizations committed to advancing learning through IT innovation .” </li></ul><ul><li>( http://www.educause.edu/eli/16086 ) </li></ul>EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative 10/15/2008 Amanda Albright University of Alaska Anchorage
  9. 9. Advantages of Membership <ul><li>Professional Development Opportunities http://www.educause.edu/ELIEvents/5540 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fee Based </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>ELI Annual Meeting </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>ELI Focus Sessions </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Free </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Web Seminars </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Podcasts </li></ul></ul></ul>10/15/2008 Amanda Albright University of Alaska Anchorage
  10. 10. Advantages of Membership <ul><li>Other Resources http://www.educause.edu/ELIResources/10220 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>7 Things You Should Know Series </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>E-Books (2 currently) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Horizon Report (in conjunction with NMC) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>White Papers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technology Guides </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Survey Tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student Voices (videos, white papers, and presentations) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Peer networking </li></ul></ul>10/15/2008 Amanda Albright University of Alaska Anchorage
  11. 11. NMC <ul><li>… “ a community of hundreds of leading universities, colleges, museums, and research centers. The NMC stimulates and furthers the exploration and use of new media and technologies for learning and creative expression.” </li></ul><ul><li>( http://www.nmc.org ) </li></ul>New Media Consortium 10/15/2008 Amanda Albright University of Alaska Anchorage
  12. 12. Advantages of Membership <ul><li>Professional Development Opportunities http://www.nmc.org/services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fee Based </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>NMC Summer Conference (June) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>NMC Regional Conference (November) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>NMC’s Series of Online Conferences </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Free </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Podcasts from Conferences </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Online Discussion Groups </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Research Reports </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Second Life Campus </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>NMC Survey Service </li></ul></ul></ul>10/15/2008 Amanda Albright University of Alaska Anchorage
  13. 13. Advantages of Membership <ul><li>Other Resources http://www.educause.edu/ELIResources/10220 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>7 Things You Should Know Series </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>E-Books (2 currently) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Horizon Report (in conjunction with NMC) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>White Papers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technology Guides </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Survey Tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student Voices (videos, white papers, and presentations) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Peer networking opportunities </li></ul></ul>10/15/2008 Amanda Albright University of Alaska Anchorage
  14. 14. WCET <ul><li>… “ a cooperative network of member institutions and organizations across the 15 Western states that provides a leading source of critical thinking and expertise on the evolving role of technology in higher education.” </li></ul><ul><li>( http://wcet.info/2.0/ ) </li></ul>Western Cooperative for Educational Telecommunications 10/15/2008 Amanda Albright University of Alaska Anchorage
  15. 15. Advantages of Membership <ul><li>Professional Development http://www.nmc.org/services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fee Based </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>WCET Annual Conference (November) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Free Resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Conference Archives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Annual Webcast/Archives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 http://www.wcet.info/2.0/index.php?q=node/973 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Common Interest Groups </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Online Community </li></ul></ul>10/15/2008 Amanda Albright University of Alaska Anchorage

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