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Introduction to Habits of Mind — Santyago Canyon College (4/22/16)

04/22/2016 @ 8:30 am - 2:30 pm

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Introductory Habits of Mind Workshop

This workshop introduces a popular Habits of Mind framework for describing dispositions that students need to succeed in college and career. In addition to learning how “Habits of Mind” have been infused campus-wide, participants will see a range of classroom examples that develop the dispositions. To understand the Habits up close, we will examine how the Habits are developed over time and in different contexts. Participants will surface and share relevant Habits embedded in their syllabi, assignments and student learning outcomes. We conclude with a discussion around the role of the Habits in supporting disciplinary understanding and modes of thought.


8:30–9:00        Check-in and refreshments
9:00–9:30        Welcome, overview and introductory icebreaker
9:30–10:15      Habits of Mind:  Background and Framework   
10:15–10:30    Break
10:30–11:15    Campus-wide Activities and Classroom Examples
11:15–12:00    Surfacing the Habits hidden in Syllabi, Assignments & Learning Outcomes
12:00–12:45    Lunch
12:45–1:15     Where the Habits live in your professional practice (classroom/service)
1:15–2:00       Surfacing Disciplinary Habits of Mind
2:00–2:30       Final comments, questions and workshop evaluation

Featured Speaker: Jan Connal, Habits of Mind Coordinator, 3CSN

What to bring: Mobile device to access primary source material used with your students (e.g., syllabi, assignments, brochures, forms, etc.)

Location/Parking:The event will be in the Writing Center. Parking details will be posted here soon.

Campus Map:  Click here for a campus map.



8:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Santiago Canyon College
8045 East Chapman Avenue
Orange, CA 92869 United States
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