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There are only _*seven weeks left*_ to register for this exciting 
conference.
 
Those attending are academics and staff coming from all over North 
America---all interested in learning issues. You could add yourself to 
that number. Simply go to* http://www.letmelearn.org/he2009/ *to 
register.**
 
Conference co-sponsors Let Me Learn and the University of Nevada, Las 
Vegas proudly announces the final program:
 
*3**rd **Annual Forum on Higher Education Learning Issues*
*"Don't Leave Learning to Chance: Understanding Learning Diversity"*
* *
*Thursday, January 15, 2009*
7:30-8:30         *Registration*
8:00-8:30         *Coffee and Danish*
8:30-9:45         *Welcome and Keynote Address*
                        Doris "Dori" Helms, Ph.D., Provost & Vice 
President for Academic Affairs,
                        Clemson University
9:45-10:00       *Break*
10:00-12:00     *Workshops*
/                        I: Don't Leave Learning to Chance: Developing 
Purposeful Learners with the
                         Let Me Learn ProcessŪ/
/                        II: Team Based Learning Using the Let Me Learn 
ProcessŪ/
12:15-1:15       *Lunch*
1:15-2:15         *Concurrent Session I*
/                        The Recruitment and Training of Candidates from 
a Non-Educational Field:
                        Practices that Work/
                            Daniel Ybarra, Rey Ramirez, Ph.D. and Carmen 
Caceres, Ph.D.
 
/                        Assessing the Effectiveness of a Learning 
Community Approach to Writing
                        Instruction/
                            Sanford Tweedie, Ph.D. and Roberta Harvey, 
Ph.D.
2:15-2:30         *Break*
2:30-3:30         *Concurrent Session II*
/                        Mastering Forms of Mathematical Expression/
                            Robert Brown
 
/                        A First Year Seminar Program: Challenges, 
Changes, and Chance/
                            Susan Magun-Jackson, Ph.D. and Pat Murphy 
Stevens, Ph.D.
3:30-3:45         *Break*
3:45-4:45         *Concurrent Session III*
/                        //Enhancing Medical Student Diversity/
/                            /Tom Waldrep
 
/                        //The Role of the Learning Connections 
Inventory and Nontraditional Variables
//                        //in Predicting Freshmen Academic Success/
/                            /Cheryl O. Lane, Ph.D.
5:00-6:00         *Wine and Cheese Reception*
*Dinner on your own*
***Schedule of Events*
*Friday, January 16, 2009*
8:00-8:30         *Coffee and Danish*
8:30-9:30         *Concurrent Session IV*
/                        //Fostering Creativity in Educational 
Leadership Preparation: Pushing Beyond
//                        //Traditional Learning Boundaries/
/                            /Joy Phillips, Ph.D. and Lynn Bradshaw
 
/                        //The Benefits and Pedagogical Rationale for 
Teaching Summary Writing Skills
//                        //to Post-Secondary Second Language Learners 
and Non-Traditional Students/
/                            /Sybil R. Ishman, Ph.D. and Maureen Barry
9:30-9:45         *Break*
9:45-10:45       *Concurrent Session V*
/                        //Using the Brain Dominance Theory to Design 
Learner-Centered Education/
/                            /Mary West, Ph.D. and Lois Smith
/ /
/                        //Factors Affecting Persistence in First-Year 
Undergraduates/
/                            /Arthur Manjarrez, Ph.D. and Shanda Self
10:45-11:00     *Break*
11:00-12:00     *Concurrent Session VI*
/                        //PROJECT SEEDS: Supporting Excellent Education 
for Diverse Students/
/                            /Dr. April Haulman, UCO SEEDS Director and
/                            /Gina Lopez, UCO SEEDS Coordinator
/ /
/                        //Assessing the Impact of Organizational 
Structure and Co-Curricula Activities
//                        //on Student Learning and Retention during the 
First Year/
/                            /Simone Rodriguez-Dorestant, Ph.D., Prof. 
Lystra Huggins-Anderson, and
                            Prof. Kareen Odate
12:00-1:30       *Lunch and Featured Speaker*
/                            /Christine Clark, Ph.D., Vice President for 
Diversity and Inclusion, UNLV
1:30-1:45         *Break*
1:45-2:45         *Panel Discussion*
/                        //UNLV Ed. Leadership Post-Doctoral Students 
Discuss How They Use the
//                        //Learning Connections Inventory in Their 
Educational Work Settings/
2:45-3:00         *Break*
3:00-4:00         *Closing Forum*
*Schedule of Events (continued)*
*For more information or to register for the conference, visit 
http://www.letmelearn.org/he2009/*
 

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