VCCS New Horizons 2018

VCCS New Horizons 2018

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New Horizons 2018: Pulling Together for Student Success

NEW HORIZONS 2018 CONFERENCE THEME, TRACKS & SUGGESTED TOPICS

 
 

Conference Tracks & Special Session Categories

 Innovative Teaching and Learning

 Integrated Student Support

 Effective Business Processes

Concept-based Nursing

Peer Groups (Distance Education, Open Educational Resources (OER), and Learning Resources

Chancellor’s Special Sessions (by invitation only)

 Exhibitor

 

Innovative Teaching and Learning

We are seeking proposals that address innovative and practical ways to enhance classroom effectiveness, improve student outcomes, and create an environment that supports the teacher/student alliance.

 

Suggested topics that may fall under this track include, but are not limited to:

Next Generation Learning Models

Engaging Students in the Classroom and Online

Teaching Success in a Multicultural Environment

Competency-Based Education

Open Educational Resources

Improving Online Education

Effective Uses of Instructional Technology

Flipped Classroom

Assessment and Evaluation

Interdisciplinary Instruction

Collaborative Teaching

Creative Instructional Practices

Teaching and Co-Curricular Programming

Local Advisory Boards (best practices)

 

Integrated Student Support

We are seeking proposals that address innovative and practical ways to improve upon the student experience through the intentional design of integrated supports and support networks, addressing personal, soft-skills, and academic supports.

 

Suggested topics that may fall under this track include, but are not limited to:

Guided Pathways

Process Mapping and Improvement

Student Career Planning and Exploration

Communicating with Students

Advising Redesign

Student Onboarding

Effective Interventions

Creating a “One College” Approach to Student Support

“Living Libraries”

 

Effective Business Processes

We are seeking proposals that address innovative and practical ways to improve upon college and VCCS System operations, supporting the achievement of VCCS goals, and our student success.

 

Suggested topics that may fall under this track include, but are not limited to:

Scheduling and Course Availability

Defining ROI and Measuring Results

Enrollment Management

Grant Writing

Finance and Administration

Meeting Facilitation Skills

Equity and Inclusion

Faculty Recruitment and Retention

Faculty Engagement

Student-Driven Website Design

Outcomes-based Funding Success (college examples)

Dual Enrollment/Early College

 

Concept-based Nursing

We are seeking proposals that specifically address the new concept-based nursing curriculum and its implementation. Selected sessions will be presented twice during the course of the conference.

 

Peer Groups

We are seeking proposals from the Distance Education, Open Educational Resources (OER), and Learning Resources Peer Groups to be featured throughout the conference, with particular emphasis on Friday morning.