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April 2015

Introduction to Habits of Mind at De Anza College (4/23/15)

April 23 @ 2:30 pm - 6:30 pm
De Anza College, ADM, Room 109,
21250 Stevens Creek Boulevard, Cupertino, CA United States
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  Have you heard of Habits of Mind? Are you interested in cultivating these Habits in your students?  Join us to learn about HoM and see how other educators are using them to facilitate greater student success. In the context of education, Habits of Mind are the 16 characteristics our students need to practice in order to be successful in college.  As educators, we can work to cultivate these characteristics in the learning environments we facilitate.  What are the Habits of Mind?  https://www.dropbox.com/s/0xxxvgmioeipz9t/Habits_of_Mind_Summary.pdf?dl=0  …

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Habits of Mind Workshop at Cabrillo College (3/24/15)

April 24 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Cabrillo College,
6500 Soquel Drive , Aptos, CA 95003 United States
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This Habits of Mind workshop invites participants to learn about the Habits of Mind framework for cultivating an Academic Mindset through whole group conversations and interactive breakout sessions.  The framework’s theoretical background and classroom applications will be presented to establish the importance of the Habits for student success.  The event also includes interactive breakout sessions for faculty, staff, and administrators to explore how these Habits can positively influence student learning in a variety of educational settings, from individualized instruction to larger classroom…

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May 2015

BSI Sharing Event: Sense and Sensibility at College of Marin (5/1/15)

May 1 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
College of Marin,
835 College Ave., Kentfield, CA 94904 United States
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How can educators address the affective domain in order to increase student success?  How can we target the heart and mind to invite students into learning? What approaches are most effective for our underprepared students?   Join us to learn strategies and pedagogical practices that engage the heart and mind, and engage in critical conversations about how to help our underprepared students excel.        As good environmental stewards, 3CSN has decided to limit the distribution of printed materials…

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BSI Coordinator Event – SoCal at LA Harbor College (5/1/15)

May 1 @ 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Los Angeles Harbor College,
1111 Figueroa Place, Wilmington, CA 90744 United States
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Alketa Wojcik, Basic Skills Advisory Committee Chair, RP Group Board Member and Institutional Researcher at Mira Costa College, will explain next year’s annual reporting requirements and answer questions about changes in the process. We will also consider research findings from a recent study on the Basic Skills Initiative and what has proven most effective in improving student success across the state. Additionally, this event will focus on integrated planning and placement:   Basic Skills Reporting Requirements Research Findings on the Basic Skills…

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BSI Coordinator Event – NorCal at Solano College (5/8/15)

May 8 @ 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Solano College,
4000 Suisun Ave, Fairfield, CA 94534 United States
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Alketa Wojcik, Basic Skills Advisory Committee Chair, RP Group Board Member and Institutional Researcher at Mira Costa College , will explain next year’s annual reporting requirements and answer questions about changes in the process. We will also consider research findings from a recent study on the Basic Skills Initiative and what has proven most effective in improving student success across the state. Additionally, this event will focus on integrated planning and placement:   Basic Skills Reporting Requirements Research Findings on the Basic Skills…

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Threshold Concepts Event at San Jose City College (5/8/15)

May 8 @ 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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