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Taking Care of Your Career Discussion Session NOTES

Here is a recap of the Taking Care of Your Career discussion session led by Greg Anderson from the University of Chicago. The notes are from Ron McGettrick - - Thanks, Ron for providing these for the MWRC10 proceedings.

There are some great take-aways from this discussion and I've included a link to the professional development plan document.

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Taking Care of Your Career

1.      Introduction – Greg.  Greg opened up the session and announced that Wendy Woodward, Director, Technology Support Services, Northwestern University could not be in attendance today due to a family emergency.

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2010 EDUCAUSE-NERCOMP Keynote: Living with Disruption: News from the Frontlines - James Hilton

Living with Disruption: News from the Frontlines

James Hilton’s Keynote @ NERCOMP 2010

This presentation was recorded and is available at http://www.educause.edu/blog/gbayne/SessionLivingwithDisruptionNew/201258.

Introduction:

Known as both a great manager but also a visionary and coalition builder, James Hilton is creating the future by knowing the trends and looking at the big picture.  He puts things into context which is esp. important now as we are at a turning point in higher education.  He is also a motivator and we are enlightened when he shares his knowledge and understanding of higher education IT

Notes from the Presentation:

Disruption is a world of opportunity not a ‘blowing up’

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EDUCAUSE Midwest Regional Conference Think Stops - 2010

EDUCAUSE Midwest Regional Think StopsThink stop #1

Tell Us What You Think! What timely topics would you like EDUCAUSE to spotlight in 2011?

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EDUCAUSE Southwest Regional Conference Think Stops

EDUCAUSE 2010 Southwest Regional Conference Think Stops

Question #1

Tell Us What You Think! What timely topics would you like EDUCAUSE to spotlight in 2011?

  • Augmented reality
  • ITIL adoption
  • Cloud in academics
  • Apps for smart phones...mobile learning, development tools
  • Disability services
  • Ebooks
  • Assistive technology
  • Managing Fluid Data - SAN
  • Apps for smart phones (grades, registration, acct balance, payment, etc.)

Question #2

Student Retention - What are you doing on your campus to engage and keep students?

  • Revamping computer labs
  • Universal design for learning
  • Listening

Question #3

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Notes: Taking Care of Your Career. Discussion Session. Southwest Regional Conference 2010

2010 Southwest Regional Conference Discussion Session: Taking Care of Your Career

Notes courtesy of Shirlene Pearson, Southern Methodist University

Pattie Orr, VP for IT/Dean of Libraries at Baylor University, Waco, Texas, lead the discussion about the benefits of having a good mentor and of being a mentor in the 2010 Southwest Regional Conference session titled Taking Care of Your Career. 

Key Take-aways:

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Notes: The Changing Fabric of Higher Education - discussion session @ the Southwest Regional 2010

EDUCAUSE Southwest Regional Conference 2010 Discussion Session

The Changing Fabric of Higher Education: What Lies Ahead?

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Facilitators: Edward Kelty, Rio Salado College; Diane Butler, Rice University. 

Notes: David McGuire, University of New Mexico.

Cloud computing – who has outsourced and why? Benefits/detriments?

Some have outsourced student email; one has outsourced knowledge mgmt, customer intake

Email most common outsourced application, though not for faculty/staff email.

Typical cloud target: Big applications that don’t change often and have lower security requirements (not ERP or research – provider may be off-shore with different laws or security issues)

Credibility:

With budget cuts, more decision-making must be data-driven

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2010 EDUCAUSE Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference Think Stops

Think Stops at the Mid-Atlantic Regional

Think Stop #1 photo

How is your campus creating new ways to reach and engage today's students?  - video contests!! - what if we don't even know how to start, or lack the vision to do so from higher-ups? - Use WebEx to engage students in discussions and for office hrs.   - Life Ray - based portal w/ social networking tools built-in

Think Stop #1 Question: How is your campus creating new ways to reach and engage today's students?

Responses

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The World is Open - Watch the streamed video

ELI 2010 Featured Session:  The World is Open – shout out “WE ALL LEARN”  with Web Technology - Lively presentation looking at ten key trends in technology that are “education openers”!   Curtis Bonk, Professor, Instructional Systems Technology, Indiana University System and author of The World is Open: How Web Technology is Revolutionizing Education.  His talk includes 15 predictions for the future as well.  Available at http://educause.mediasite.com/mediasite/SilverlightPlayer/Default.aspx?peid=b718b05e52224357b32a96d07d591720

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ELI - Opening Session - Digital Histories for the Digital Age: How Do We Teach Writing Now?

ELI10 Learning Environments in a Web 2.0 World

(http://net.educause.edu/ELI10)

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Opening Session

We're gathering for the Bob Heterick Memorial Lectureship - Digital Histories for the Digital Age: How Do We Teach Writing Now? - the speaker is William (Will) G. Thomas, III, John and Catherine Angle Professor in the Humanities, Dept. of History, University of Nebraska - Lincoln. (http://history.unl.edu/facultystaff/profile.asp?ID=34) 

photo of speaker: Bob Thomas

(http://net.educause.edu/ELI10/Program/1022371?PRODUCT_CODE=ELI10/GS01)

There are no resources posted in advance but the streamed version will be available later.

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