What Is the Leadership Seminar?
The Leadership Seminar is a designed as a deeper learning experience threaded throughout the meeting program. The goals for this learning opportunity are to:
1.Provide an immersive leadership experience related to the exploration and implementation of an e-texts/e-content initiative
2.Enable participants to meet and network with peers and leaders also interested in working with e-texts/e-content
3.Collect ideas and tools to provide support and leadership for their institution on an e-text initiative
Participants will meet, share with, and learn from a cohort of peers from a wide range of positions supporting teaching and learning from different types of higher education institutions. Both new and experienced participants will benefit from peer interaction and the opportunity to network and engage with leaders in this area during small-group discussions and one-on-one networking.
Separate registration is required and includes all sessions listed below and a hosted seminar lunch on Tuesday, February 5. To register for the Leadership Seminar, you must also register for the ELI Annual Meeting in Denver.
Participation is limited to the first 50 registrants.
Thursday, January 24 at 2:00 p.m. (ET)—Online Information Session
Join us in the ELI Adobe Connect Room for this live 30-minute online information session designed to provide a general overview of the program. Open-to-all, this session will cover details of the schedule, activities, and goals. The co-directors will also discuss suggested readings to be completed prior to attending the seminar in Denver and answer any questions about the program.
Monday, February 4, 2013, 8:00 to 11:00 a.m. (MT)
Participants will be provided with goals for the Leadership Seminar and an overview of e-texts/e-content. They will begin to explore some of the broader leadership issues that inform campus change efforts and discuss strategies for adoption and implementation on campus.
Monday’s agenda will include exploring:
1.A framework for change leadership at the institutional level
2.How to take technology opportunities and build institutional consensus and direction to lead or explore them
3.Approaches for leading an e-text project
4.An overview of e-texts/e-content (e.g., student data, platforms, working with publishers, and more)
5.Connections between data, use of digital materials, and student learning
Tuesday, February 5, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (MT)
After discussing the potential of e-texts/e-content, participants will explore how they might best be implemented at their institutions. Participants will have an opportunity to hear multiple institutional perspectives on e-text projects and will also meet with several of the presenters over lunch to discuss potential strategies for exploring and possibly implementing e-texts/e-content locally.
Tuesday’s agenda will include:
1.Panel discussion on how to initiate or lead institutional projects with e-text presenters
2.Project discussions at tables during lunch with panelists
Participants will also be encouraged to begin outlining strategies for taking action on their own campuses.
Wednesday, February 6, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. (MT)
During the closing session, Leadership Seminar participants will have the opportunity to share their ideas, concerns, and potential action steps for strategic implementation of e-texts/e-content at their institutions.
1.A reflection component will allow participants to discuss their ideas for moving forward in the topic area
2.Takeaways and continuing challenges: reflection/synthesis
A selected list of e-text and leadership-related readings and resources will be shared to help you prepare for the seminar and to serve as recommendations for your personal library.
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