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OCLN Regional Meeting – Acceleration

02/10/2012 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm

OCLN’s February meeting will focus on Acceleration.

We will be joined by Katie Hern and Myra Snell.

Lunch included

Please register to be included in the lunch count and to receive a parking permit.


9:30   Welcome & opening remarks

9:45   Framework for Acceleration

  • Clarifying the completion problem
  • Principles for solving the problem
  • Current status of the movement

10:15  Help for seeing the completion problem and solution locally: a new Basic Skills Tracking (BST) tool

  • Demonstration
  • Practice
  • Next steps for using the BST tool

11:15  Panel of colleges engaging in acceleration share:

  • Their models of acceleration and how exit points are reduced;
  • Results and discoveries to date, especially concerning the number of accelerated students completing transfer-level gatekeeper courses;
  • Changes to classroom practice

12:30  Lunch

1:00    Breakout groups to focus separately on Math and English acceleration

1:45    Invitation to join our Community of Practice for Acceleration (CoPA):  Criteria & application

2:00    Adjourn (Katie and Myra are available for Q&A about the CoPA)


9:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Fullerton College
321 E. Chapman Avenue
Fullerton, CA 92832 United States