The Eastern Communication Association 2014 Convention is around the corner, April 23-27, in Providence, Rhode Island. The Community College Interest Group has been busy this year. We are sponsoring six sessions. A list is included below for your review.
Mark your calendars---our Community College Interest Group Business Meeting is Thursday, April 24 from 1:00-2:15 p.m. in Providence I. Please plan to attend. An agenda, minutes from the 2013 meeting, and our by-laws will follow shortly in another email. If you have any questions, please contact Laura Davis, 2014 Chair and Program Planner, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (717) 780-1173.
Also block your calendar for our first Friday evening Happy Hour. Join us on Friday, April 25 at Ri Ra’s Irish Pub, just a 5-minute walk from the hotel, at 5 p.m. An evite will follow shortly. Food, fun and lots of great conversation! http://www.rira.com/providence/
A note for those driving to the conference: The Omni Providence Hotel address will not work in your GPS. Please visit their website, http://www.omnihotels.com/FindAHotel/Providence/MapAndDirections.aspx, for accurate directions!
Community College Interest Group Sponsored Conference Sessions
Thursday, April 24 9:30-10:45 a.m. Inviting Dialogue: Continuing the Quest for Core Competencies in Introductory Communication Courses
Thursday, April 24 11:30-12:45 p.m. Is it the Same As in the Classroom: Can Public Speaking Be Taught Effectively Online?
Friday, April 25 9:30-10:45 a.m. Success and Completion: A Roundtable Discussion of Dissension and Dilemma
Friday, April 25 3:30-4:45 p.m. Great Ideas for Teaching Students (G.I.F.T.S.) Session I
Saturday, April 26 9:30-10:45 a.m. Great Ideas for Teaching Students (G.I.F.T.S.) Session II
Saturday, April 26 2:30-3:45 p.m. Technology in the Communication Classroom: A Roundtable Discussion
And Don’t Miss:
Friday, April 25 2-3:15 p.m. Celebrating G.I.F.T.S. Frequent Flyers
Saturday, April 26 1-2:15 p.m. Contributions to Outstanding Teaching from the Community College