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Nika and Crystal Presenting on Empathy

The Empathy Gap

Crystal Kiekel and Nika Hogan gave a thought provoking presentation at lunch on day one of the 2013 Strengthening Student Success Conference in San Francisco.  They got our minds off our lunch by presenting the  notion that our society is experiencing what Daniel Goleman describes in his recent New York Times post, Rich People Care […]

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Student Success Lives Here Spotlight: Los Medanos College

Stop me if you’ve heard this one: A linguist and a librarian go up the mountain and meet a bunch of honey badgers.  They come back down as new-age dragon slayers determined to change peoples’ lives through a non-movement movement. What do you mean, you don’t get it? We are talking about BSILI, of course.  […]

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Speed Dating at LINKS 6

College of the Canyons Hosts Last LINKS 6 Event

Due to the sellout LINKS event at Irvine Valley College, 3CSN decided to offer another LINKS event for the LA/OC colleges.  Despite it being the Friday before Final Exams, a very receptive and engaging group of faculty came together at College of the Canyons to explore more about how to create a Powerful Classroom. Speed […]

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Strengthening Student Success Conference 2012: What I Did on My Summer Vacation

For those of you who missed the post-conference session, it was AMAZING. Each of the Communities of Practice gave great reports on what they have accomplished thus far and where they are going next. Both the Acceleration and Reading Apprenticeship BSILI CoPs have two well established CoPs to latch onto and interact with (CAP and RAP, respectively.) […]

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3CSN has a Big Presence @ the Strengthening Student Success Conference

This year’s Strengthening Student Success Conference (SSSC) in Costa Mesa was a great indicator of how broad and deep the network has grown since it’s inception four years ago.  Close to 20 presentations were given by 3CSN, BSILI, FTLA Alumnae during the Conference.  Topics covered 3CSN’s established Communities of Practice (CoP), the California Acceleration Project […]

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3CSN Fall 2012 Newsletter

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BSILI 2012 – 17 Colleges and 44 Connected Faculty, Administration and Staff

t all began on a Sunday afternoon, with over 40 faculty, administrators and staff converging on the UCLA Lake Arrowhead Conference Center for a taste of 3CSN’s best − BSILI 2012 – Leadership for Curricular and Institutional Transformation. For some, it was straight out of the car and into the Iris Lodge where they were […]

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Math Pathways: Designing for Success featuring Julie Phelps

The second Math Pathways symposium, held at Pierce College in Woodland Hills, welcomed Julie Phelps, of Valencia Community College in Florida to a day of math curricular and institutional redesign from local colleges like Pierce, Pasadena City College, College of the Canyons.  Over one hundred people signed up for the sold out event to both […]

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Math Pathways: Designing for Success featuring Uri Treisman

The first of two conferences focused on math instruction and completion in community colleges got underway with a bang in Foster City.  Uri Treisman, professor of mathematics and of public affairs at The University of Texas at Austin, laid a foundation of inquiry about developmental education, the struggle of math faculty to raise success rates from […]

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Basic Skills Cohort Tracking Tool Webinar Released

What is the Basic Skills Cohort Tracking Tool? The Cohort Tracking Tool gives all 112 California community colleges  immediate, easy access to data on student progress through their English, reading, ESL, and math pipelines. Envisioned and sponsored by 3CSN, this online tool has been expertly developed by the Research and Planning Group in collaboration with the CCCCO. […]

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