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February 2016

Deeper Metacognitive Learning in STEM: Reading Apprenticeship Workshop — College of San Mateo (2/19/16)

February 19 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 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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  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…

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Acceleration: A Powerful Lever for Increasing Completion and Closing Equity Gaps — College of the Canyons (2/19/16)

February 19 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
College of the Canyons,
26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd., Santa Clarita, CA 91355 United States
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Speakers: Katie Hern and Myra Snell, Co-Founders of the California Acceleration Project, along with English and math faculty from Southern California colleges offering accelerated pathways Description: Join us for an interactive workshop on what your college can do to improve completion and equity among students placed into remediation. Colleges offering redesigned accelerated pathways with CAP are seeing dramatic gains in student completion of transferable English and math courses, with all students benefiting and achievement gaps narrowing for students of color. Recent…

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Introductory Reading Apprenticeship Workshop — San Jose City College (2/26/16)

February 26 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
San Jose City College,
2100 Moorpark Avenue., Room T-415, San Jose, CA 95128 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. Parking Permits will be…

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Equity Workshop Series-Part 2 (FNRN) — Shasta College (2/26/16)

February 26 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Shasta College,
11555 Old Oregon Trail, Redding, CA 96003 United States
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Every community college in California is taking action to eliminate disproportionate impact.  What theories and beliefs ought to guide us as we develop equity plans and put those plans into action?  How can we become equity-minded change agents?  How can we create colleges that manifest equity?  What ongoing and meaningful professional learning will support our equity work?  Presentations topics include integrated planning, affective domain, culturally relevant teaching, Universal Design Learning, and more. Powered by Eventbrite

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March 2016

Tutor Expo 2016 — San Diego City College (3/12/16)

March 11 @ 8:30 am - March 12 @ 5:00 pm
San Diego City College,
1313 Park Blvd., Room B-103, San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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Call for Proposals (click here!) Tutor Expo ’16, the third annual conference by and for postsecondary tutors, faculty, staff, and administrators connected to tutoring and learning assistance within the California community college system, will be held in sunny San Diego on March 11 and 12, 2016. Presentations will address topics such as tutor training, faculty-tutor collaboration, supplemental instruction, online tutoring, discipline-specific tutoring, program development, and many more. Tutor Expo ’16 is offered through 3CSN’s newest community of practice, the Learning…

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SSI & AtD Summit- “The ‘New’ Noncredit: Changes in the Noncredit to Credit Pathway” (LARN) — LA Valley College (3/18/16)

March 18 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Los Angeles Valley College,
5800 Fulton Ave., Valley Glen, CA 91401 United States
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  Last year, the Los Angeles Community College District, in collaboration with the Student Success Initiative Committee and Achieving the Dream hosted topical summits that addressed the ATD goals of our district, as well as those within CA. community colleges.   This year we are adding to these topics by including a summit titled, “The ‘New’ Noncredit: Changes in the Noncredit to Credit Pathway” at Los Angeles Valley College. This summit will address recent policy changes in adult education, i.e.…

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Tutor Expo 2016: Making Connections — Gavilan College (3/25/16)

March 25 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Gavilan College,
5055 Santa Teresa Blvd, Gilroy, CA 95020 United States
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Call for Proposals (click here!)  Note: The deadline for proposal submission is Saturday, December 12, 2015. Notifications will be sent out by January 15, 2016.   Tutor Expo ’16, the third annual conference by and for postsecondary tutors, faculty, staff, and administrators connected to tutoring and learning assistance within the California community college system, will be held in beautiful Gilroy, CA, at Gavilan College on Friday, March 25, 2016. The theme for this conference will be “Making Connections,” and we…

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