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Title III 

STRENGTHENING INSTITUTIONS PROGRAM
U. S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
 

 

Northeast Alabama Community College is pleased and honored to have been selected to receive from the U. S. Department of Education a Title III Strengthening Institutions Program grant. This grant is in the amount of $1.2 million over a 5 year period and will focus on Enhancing Student Engagement in Learning and Student/Faculty Interaction with Technology, with two Components: (1) Technology Infrastructure and (2) The Student and Faculty Technology Learning Center. The grant will be used to enhance technology access in the classroom and involving students, faculty and technology support personnel into learning communities and preparing them to maximize the potential that current technologies afford.

The grant period began October 1, 2009, and will continue through September 30, 2014. Some of the many activities that are taking place as a result of the grant: (1) equipping classrooms with the latest technology available to enhance course content delivery; (2) establishing the Student and Faculty Technology Learning Center; (3) hiring a director for the Center who will coordinate student and faculty training in technology and coordinate the learning communities and (4) installing wireless capability throughout the campus.

Watch the NACC website for information regarding the progress of the project. For more information, contact the Project Director, Dr. Joe Burke at burkej@nacc.edu or telephone ext. 320.

The TLC blog is at http://www.nacctlc.blogspot.com.