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EventPartnershipProposalbetween
ConsortiumofCollegeandUniversityMediaCenters
And
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ExecutiveSummary
Thepurposeofthisdocumentistoproposethat________________________________________________ actasthe
hostschoolforthe___________FallConferencetobeheld_________________________________(date)forthe
ConsortiumofCollegeandUniversityMediaCenters(CCUMC).Tohostaneventsuchasthiswouldprovidean
opportunitytonotonlyshowofftheca
mpus,buttobenchmarknewtechnologyimpleme ntationwithotherinstitutions.
TheHoststaffwouldalsohaveanopportunitytointeractdirectlywithotherinstitutionrepresentativesthatperform
similarrolesduringthecampustour.TheonlyrequirementistheCCUMCconf
erencebeheldinOctoberthesecond,
third,orfourthweekofthemonth.Itisproposedthatthecampustour takeplaceonaSaturdayunlessfeasibleona
Friday.
ThefollowingdescribesthebackgroundofCCUMC,hostmembershipparticipationoverthepastthreeyears,abrief
eventdescrip
tion,therolesandresponsibilitiesfortheevent,andthehostcommunitygroupeventrequirements.
Background
TheCCUMCwebsite(http://www.ccumc.org/discoverccumc)describestheorganizationasthe
following:
TheConsortiumofCollegeandUniversityMediaCentersprovidessoundleadershipandaforumfor
informationexchange.ThemissionofCC UMCistoprovideleadershipandaforumforinformation
exchangetotheproviders ofmediacontent,academictechnology,andsupportforquality teachingand
learningatinstitutionsofhigheredu
cation.Specifically,CCUMCshall:
a. Advocatetheaccessibilityandeffectivenessofeducationalmedia,technology,andpedagogy.
Provideleadershipfortheeffectiveimplementationandmanagementofinstructional
technologyinhighereducation.
b. Fostercooperativeeffortsamongcollegesanduniversitiesandotherinstitutions,agencies,
foundations,andorganizationsinthesolutionofmutualproblems.
c. Gat
heranddissemi natei nformationabouteducational,professional,andopera tionalissues,
includingstatisticsimportanttotheprofession.
d. Developandprovideprogramsandservicesthatwillenablememberstomosteffectively
supportthemissionsoftheirinstitutions.
e. Provideprofessionaldevelopmentopportunitiesformembers.
f. Inspire,generate,andcoordinateresearchan
dscholarshipthatadvancesthemissionof
CCUMC.
Historically,CCUMChaspartneredwithaschooltoholdaconferenceforitsmemberstonetwork/benchmarkwithother
individualsathighereducationinstitutions,attendseminarstolearnabouttrendingtechnologies,andofferoneonone
reviewofequipmentwithmanufacturers.
EventDescription
Theconferenceconsistsofmee
tingsandseminarsstartingonaWednesdayandcontinuingthroughaSundayin
October.WednesdaythroughSundayactivitiesareconductedatahotelfacilitywithmeetingrooms.Typically
participantsloadintobusesandheadtothehostingschoolonSaturdayforanafternoonoftechnologytours*andan
organizationl
unch.TheSundayoftheconferenceis spentinmorningseminarsbackatthehotelandtypicallyconcludes
atnoon.
Transportationfromthehoteltocampuswillmostlikelybebuses(numbertobedeterminedandpaidforbyCCUMC),
andwillrequiretemporaryparkingontheca
mpus.
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