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February 2015

Introductory RA Workshop at San Diego Mesa College (2/6/15)

February 6 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Mesa College,
7250 Mesa College Dr, San Diego, CA 92111 United States
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Do your students struggle to do the reading in your class?Do you ever wonder how to help them engage with the course texts? Do you feel like giving up on assigning reading?   Don’t give up . . . Our Students Can Read! Reading Apprenticeship (RA) helps teachers support students across the disciplines and levels to become motivated, strategic, and critical readers, thinkers, and writers, to develop positive literacy identities, and to engage with challenging academic texts. Agenda 8:30 to 9:00:…

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Increasing Student Completion Through Acceleration at Moreno Valley College (2/6/15)

February 6 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Moreno Valley College,
16130 Lasselle Street, Moreno Valley, CA 92551 United States
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Why Acceleration?  Large research studies inside and outside California have established that the more levels of developmental courses a student must take, the less likely the student is to ever complete college courses in English and Math.  The California Acceleration Project (CAP) stresses that we can’t keep attributing this problem to students’ low skills or low motivation. Instead, we must examine our curricular sequences themselves. Project leaders Katie Hern and Myra Snell make the case that high attrition rates are structurally guaranteed…

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LINKS 11: Scaling Successful Programs and Practices at MiraCosta College (2/20/15)

February 20 @ 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
MiraCosta College,
1 Barnard Dr , Oceanside, CA 92056 United States
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  Learning in Networks and Knowledge Sharing LINKS 11 LINKS 11 will look at how campuses have built programs at scale by supporting transformation in classroom and organizational practices. Participants will learn how to leverage resources and conceive broad efforts to serve campus success and equity goals. LINKS 11 Outcomes Participants will  1) Identify guiding principles for building to scale  2) Learn about professional learning to support building to scale.  3) Learn about challenges faced and strategies applied by other…

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Increasing Student Completion Through Acceleration at Sacramento City College (2/20/15)

February 20 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sacramento City College,
Business Building, Room 203, 3835 Freeport Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95822 United States
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Why Acceleration?  Large research studies inside and outside California have established that the more levels of developmental courses a student must take, the less likely the student is to ever complete college courses in English and Math.  The California Acceleration Project (CAP) stresses that we can’t keep attributing this problem to students’ low skills or low motivation. Instead, we must examine our curricular sequences themselves. Project leaders Katie Hern and Myra Snell make the case that high attrition rates are structurally guaranteed…

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LINKS 11: Scaling Successful Programs and Practices at College of San Mateo (2/27/15)

February 27 @ 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
College of San Mateo,
1700 W Hillsdale Blvd., College Center, Building 10, room 401, San Mateo, CA 94402 United States
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  Learning in Networks and Knowledge Sharing (LINKS) 11 LINKS 11 will look at how campuses have built programs at scale by supporting transformation in classroom and organizational practices. Participants will learn how to leverage resources and conceive broad efforts to serve campus success and equity goals. LINKS 11 Outcomes Participants will  1) Identify guiding principles for building to scale  2) Learn about professional learning to support building to scale.  3) Learn about challenges faced and strategies applied by other…

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March 2015

Threshold Concepts Event at San Jose City College (3/6/15)

March 6 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
San Jose City College,
2100 Moorpark Avenue., Room T-415, San Jose, CA 95128 United States
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      You are invited to join the Threshold Project for a one day introductory workshop:     Re-Envisioning General Education Threshold Concepts and Wicked Problems   San Jose City College–Room T415     Envision innovative, integrated General Education curricula based on “Threshold Concepts and Wicked Problems”; Build relationships and meaningful collaborations across disciplines and educational segments; and Plan appropriate follow up activities to support intersegmental and/ or interdisciplinary engagement with the Threshold Project in your region.     …

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LINKS 11: Scaling Successful Programs and Practices at LA Mission College (3/13/15)

March 13 @ 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Los Angeles Mission College,
13356 Eldridge Avenue, Sylmar, CA 91342 United States
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  Learning in Networks and Knowledge Sharing (LINKS) 11 LINKS 11 will look at how campuses have built programs at scale by supporting transformation in classroom and organizational practices. Participants will learn how to leverage resources and conceive broad efforts to serve campus success and equity goals. LINKS 11 Outcomes Participants will  1) Identify guiding principles for building to scale  2) Learn about professional learning to support building to scale.  3) Learn about challenges faced and strategies applied by other…

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Tutor Expo 2015: Leading Together (3/20/15)

March 20 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Pierce College,
6201 Winnetka Avenue, Woodland Hills, Woodland Hills, CA 91367 United States
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Tutor Expo 2015 is the second annual event to showcase postsecondary tutoring and learning assistance. Participants will learn about tutoring practices occuring within the California Community College system, including drop-in tutoring, supplemental instruction, course-embedded tutoring, online tutoring, tutor training / professional learning, and program coordination. Free parking is available in Lots 1 and 7. Event Registration Online for Tutor Expo 2015: Leading Together powered by Eventbrite

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Professional Learning and Campus Culture: Effecting Climate Change (3/27/15)

March 27 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Cerritos College,
11110 Alondra Blvd., Norwalk, CA 90650 United States
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A morning event to showcase the work of faculty at Cerritos College to create a climate and culture for professional learning through the development of their Center for Teaching Excellence. Opportunities to network with colleagues and actionable ideas to take back to your campus will be offered. Ways to connect to professional learning opportunities from 3csn will also be presented. Faculty and educators connected to professional learning on their campus are welcome. Morning refreshments will be provided.  Event registration for…

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April 2015

STEM Reading Apprenticeship Workshop at Crafton Hills College (4/10/15)

April 10 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Holiday Inn Express,
1864 Oak Valley Village Circle, Beaumont, CA 92223 United States
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What is the Relationship Among Literacy, Metacognition, and STEM Content Knowledge?  And What Can We Do About It?  This highly interactive workshop will engage participants in metacognitive conversations centered on complex disciplinary texts that defeat many students. By discovering and reflecting on their own ways of unlocking STEM graphs, charts, illustrations, and problems, and so forth, participants will experience ways the Reading Apprenticeship approach helps students master core concepts and helps instructors explicitly support academic literacy in their discipline. Participants will…

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