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Convocation 2012

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Noel Allen

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Transcript of Convocation 2012

North Carolina Community College
System Conference
October 2012 S Began in 2005 with AtD grant
2009 ~ 2010 - 18 LCs Offered
1,200 Students U S T A I N Learning Communities By the Numbers: Success of Learning Communities Shift Towards Integrative Assignments "An emphasis on integrative learning can help undergraduates put the pieces together and develop habits of mind that prepare them to make informed judgements in the conduct of personal, professional, and civic life."
- Statement on Integrative Learning "Learning communities are cited as one of the high-impact practices where students learn how to become integrative thinkers." ~ Washington Center for Improving the Quality of Undergraduate Education Designing the Assignment… All College Read
2011- 2012 Special Thanks to:
JoAnn Buck
Janie Johnson
All members of the LC Committee
All members of the All College Read Committee Resources:

Washington Center for Improving the Quality of
Undergraduate Education. (n.d.). Learning
Communities. In Integrative Learning. Retrieved July
29, 2012.

Kaguri, T. J. (Narrator). (2010). The Price of Stones
[Online video]. VikingBooks. Retrieved June 3, 2010.

Kaguri, T. J. (2011). A School for My Village: A Promise
to the Orphans of Nyaka (pp. 50-264). New York, NY:
Penguin Books. All College Read
2012-2013 "There are almost two million orphans in Uganda. For a country no larger than the state of Oregon, it was a mind-numbing figure." ~ T. Jackson Kaguri July 17, 2003 News Headline: "School serving AIDS orphans: Bloomington couple leading effort to help Ugandan children who have lost parents to AIDS." IF YOU DO NOT REACH,
YOU CANNOT GRASP. NOTHING WORTHWHILE IS EASY "There is no magic formula for success. There is only hard work, determination, and a passion for life." "It is not what you believe that counts;
it is what you believe enough to do." "...quality education is the means by which we will break the cycles of poverty and inequity that exist in our world today." Bauerlein's author visit in November 2010 generated capacity crowds in the 500 seat Koury auditorium on the Jamestown campus and the downtown Greensboro library. History of All College Read For more information, contact:
- Noel Allen [Integrative Assignments]

- Joe Partin [All College Read]
jdpartin@gtcc.edu In Partnership with World View & the Internationalizing the Curriculum Committee Globalizing the Curriculum 94% Encouraged Participation in Bauerlein Visit
72% Successful in Implementation Survey from May 2011 Workshop
Integrative Assignments in the Classroom Success "It gave them insight into another discipline that they may not have been exposed to otherwise." "...students can see the benefits of the classes they are taking and how they relate to one another." Please join us Wednesday, November 7th for Jackson Kaguri's visit to GTCC at 12:00pm in Koury Auditorium or 7:00 pm at Greensboro Central Library. English
Developmental Education
Professional Development Common student academic experience for ENG 111 with Integrative Assignments
and the All College Read 2012-2013 College Initiative 2012 - 2013 All College Read Committee: Expansion to thematic issue within the campus community Currently in 14th Year Visits by author featured Photo courtesy of Mark Bauerlein What's Happening with
Integrative Assignments at
Guilford Technical Community College Presented by C. Noel Allen & Joe Partin Invitation to Faculty & Students...
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