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Faculty Resources: Professional Publications & Organizations

This guide provides information about services and resources available through the Cayuga Community College Library. It also provides links to resources related to teaching, learning, and professional development in higher education.

Professional Publications and Organizations

Online magazine for non-tenured faculty from around the world, including news, reviews, interviews, profiles, professional development tips, opinion and round-ups.

The Chronicle Online, a top destination for news, advice, and jobs for people in academe, a is published every weekday and features the complete contents of the latest issue; daily news and advice columns; current job listings; an archive of previously published content; discussion forums; and career-building tools such as online CV management, salary databases, and more.

eCampus News provides news and information on how today’s college and university leaders are using technology to improve education.

Inside Higher Ed is an online source for news, opinion and jobs for all of higher education.

Journal of Educators Online is an online double-blind peer review scholarly journal in the broad area of Computer Mediated Learning (CML) which includes distance, online, electronic, virtual, distributed, blended  and mobile learning.

The Academic Commons is an open access repository of scholarly articles on educational theory and integrating pedagogy and technology into education.

AAC&U works with campuses to set clear goals, plan instruction and curricula to achieve the goals, assess student accomplishment, and revise and improve the whole learning/teaching cycle.

MSCHE is a voluntary, non-governmental, membership association that defines, maintains, and promotes educational excellence across institutions with diverse missions, student populations, and resources. It examines each institution as a whole, rather than specific programs within institutions.

The SUNY Assessment Initiative (SAI) has earned national recognition for its use of best practices in campus based assessment. It is sustained by partnerships of campus faculty and administrators, the University Faculty Senate (UFS) and the Faculty Council of Community Colleges (FCCC) and the Office of the Provost at SUNY System Administration.

The GEAR group's primary charge is to provide initial and ongoing review of campus-based general education assessment plans.

Campus Compact is a national coalition committed to fulfilling the civic purposes of higher education. Campus Compact promotes public and community service that develops students’ citizenship skills, helps campuses forge effective community partnerships, and provides resources and training for faculty seeking to integrate civic and community-based learning into the curriculum.

The mission of the Council on Undergraduate Research is to support and promote high-quality undergraduate student-faculty collaborative research and scholarship.

The League is an international organization dedicated to catalyzing the community college movement. They host conferences and institutes, develop Web resources, conduct research, produce publications, provide services, and lead projects and initiatives with member colleges, corporate partners, and other agencies.

NACCE's vision is creating economic vitality through entrepreneurship and believes community colleges are in an ideal position to accomplish this based on their accessibility and local ties to their communities. NACCE helps community colleges nationwide link their traditional role of workforce development with entrepreneurial development.

NYSTAA is a consortium of 600 advisors and others involved in the transfer process at more than 100 colleges and universities within and outside the state. NYSTAA helps promote the ease of transfer and to encourages professional development of its members.