Professional Resources for Teaching and Learning
Administrative resources, Ivy Tech faculty and staff:
Curricula of Record Course outline of record
Journals and magazines:  
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Links to specific titles: Collections and Lists:  
Academic Commons ERIC (EBSCO)
Chronicle of Higher Education Professional Development Collection (EBSCO)
Educause Education journals (theory & practice-IvyJo)
eLearn Magazine  
Community College Week (EBSCO)  
Community College Review (EBSCO)  
Community College Journal Research & Practice (EBSCO)  
University Business (online)  
Innovate--Journal of Online Education  
Special Topics:
  • Academic Civility
  • Academic Integrity (see also Plagiarism)
Websites--Government & education agencies:
Am. Association of Community Colleges Lumina Foundation for Education is dedicated to funding research to increase educational attainment including adult learners.
Community College Research Center MERLOT (online teaching resources)
Copyright Management Center (IUPUI) National Education Association (NEA)
CCSSE: Community College Survey of Student Engagement produces information and research about community college quality and performance from the CCSSE survey. Office Postsecondary Education--USDE
Educause Textbook publishers
Higher Learning Commission  
Learn More Resource Center  
Indiana Commission for Higher Education  
Ivy Tech Office of Institutional Research  produces many reports including enrollment, demographics, graduates, and provides links to additional resources.  
League for Innovation in the Com. College  
9 Principles of Good Practice for Assessing Student Learning (AAHE)
A Is for "Adjunct": Examining Grade Inflation in Higher Education. Journal of Education for Business; Sept/Oct2000, V. 76 Iss. 1, p5, 4p
Assessment That Promotes Learning (Penn State)
Authentic Tasks and Rubrics: Going Beyond Traditional Assessments in College Teaching. College Teaching; Winter 2002, V. 50 Iss. 1, p34, 6p
Commenting Effectively on Student Writing (CRLT UMICH)
Rubric for Writing Assignment (UTexas)
Community College Identity and Definition:
About Community Colleges: Fast Facts
About Community College: Historical Information, AACC
Community Colleges and the Media: Defining Identity. New Directions for Community Colleges; Summer 2000 Iss. 110, p5, 7p (.pdf fulltext)
Community College Mission: Access or Anarchy? Community Review; 1998, V. 16, p119, 9p (.pdf fulltext)
Organizational Efficiency of Multiple Missions for Community Colleges. ERIC (Community College Research Center Brief); Sept. 2003, no. 19
Positioning Community Colleges via Economic Development. Zeiss, ERIC Clearinghouse for Junior Colleges Los Angeles, 1986Redefining the Community College Transfer Mission. Community College Review; Fall2001, V. 29 Iss. 2, p29, 14p
Two Year Colleges Vital Speeches of the Day; 12/1/2003, V. 70 Iss. 4, p121, 8p
Copyright/Intellectual Property:
Copyright & Electronic Resources (Ball State)
Copyright and Distance Education. Change; Nov/Dec2003, V. 35 Iss. 6, p34, 6p, 3c
Copyright Issues in Digital Media--Congressional Budget Office, August 2004
Crash Course in Copyright--University of Texas
Fair Use Issues Copyright Management Center (IUPUI)
Fair Use Checklist (Columbia University)
NEA--Intellectual Property & Copyright Resources (links)
TEACH Act Highlights and Resources (NEA)
University Copyright Office--Purdue
Virtual Academic Integrity Laboratory -- covers how student can avoid plagiarism and how instructors can detect it
Distance Learning:
Distance Learning in Community Colleges: Leadership Challenges for Change and Development. Community College Journal of Research & Practice; Apr2003, V. 27 Iss. 4, p337, 11p
NEA--Distance Education Resources (links)
Instructional Technology:
EBSCOhost MasterFile Premier and Professional Development Collection persistent title search for "instructional technology"
Learning Styles:
Index of Learning Style (online survey NCSU)
Learn to Learn: Learning Styles
Learning Styles (intro with links to resources)
Academic Integrity at Princeton, Examples of Plagiarism
An exercise to teach bioscience students about plagiarism Journal of Biological Education; Sum 2003, V. 37 Iss. 3, p139, 2p
Methods for Helping Students Avoid Plagiarism Teaching of Psychology; May2002, V. 29 Iss. 2, p112, 4p, 1 chart, 1 diagram
Plagiarism and its Treatment in Higher Education Journal of Further & Higher Education; Nov2002, V. 26 Iss. 4, p339, 11p
Virtual Academic Integrity Laboratory -- covers how student can avoid plagiarism and how instructors can detect it
What Is Plagiarism at Indiana University? (online quiz)
Student Persistence and Retention:
The Community College Survey of Student Engagement. Community College Review; Oct 2007, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p137-146, 10p.
Paths to Persistence: An Analysis of Research on Program Effectiveness at Community Colleges. Lumina Foundation for Education New Agenda Series, January 2005.
Underprepared community college students: Characteristics, persistence, and academic success. Community College Journal of Research & Practice; Jan/Feb97, V. 21 Iss. 1, p47, 10p.
What Influences Student Persistence At Two-Year Colleges? Community College Review; Winter 2001, V. 29 Iss. 3, p56, 21p, 2 charts, 3 graphs
Within-Year Persistence of Students at Two-Year Colleges Community College Journal of Research & Practice; Dec 2000, V. 24 Iss. 10, p785, 23p.