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Dr. John Hetts, Senior Director of Data Science for the Educational Results Partnership, presented on the four cornerstones of gateway course completion, with a particular focus on using multiple measures for assessment to increase student capacity. Participants collaborated and worked together to Gain an understanding of the recent research on the effects of assessment and […]
3CSN’s Habits of Mind (HoM) Project provides professional learning opportunities and resources for building students’ academic and career dispositions and attitudes. Momentum around the HoM Project has exploded since its inception spring 2012. Beginning with 60 educators showing interest in the Habits at LINKS V, there are now more than 600 educators, from at least 75 colleges, who have […]
CCC, CSU and AAC&U Faculty Convene to Consider Threshold Concepts and Equity at Convening #1 Fullerton College, August 28, 2015 The Threshold Project Convening #1 brought CCC and CSU faculty together along with national representatives from the Association of American Colleges & Universities Faculty Collaborative Project to […]
Nearly 100 community college educators joined Veronica Neal, Equity Director at De Anza College for an Equity Summit at Santa Rosa Junior College’s Petaluma Campus. Like all California community colleges, these schools are taking action to eliminate disproportionate impact. The keynote and follow up presentations were invigorating and offered opportunities to discuss the theories and beliefs […]
What if the first two years of college were problem based, integrative introductions to disciplinary habits of mind? What if they explicitly taught students how to problem solve from distinct disciplinary perspectives and made visible the need for multi-disciplinary approaches to complex “wicked problems”? What if educators from across disciplines and institutions developed these programs […]
Teams of educators working on Basic Skills, SSSP and Equity came together at the SoCal BSI Coordinator Event on May 1st at LA Harbor to discuss integrated planning and exciting new developments in placement reform. They learned not only about the new Basic Skills reporting requirements but also about the Common Assessment Initiative and emerging […]
The Habits of Mind in the Disciplines event April 17th at Fullerton College brought faculty, student service professionals and students together from around the region to discuss how Habits of Mind might be approached from different disciplinary perspectives. Breakout sessions included a focus on mindfulness practices, fostering growth mindset in STEM courses, growth mindset activities […]