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Tutor Expo ’18: Santiago Canyon College

Orange, CA–On April 13 and 14, 2018, approximately 260 educators (mostly community college tutors) from 39 colleges and universities gathered at Santiago Canyon College for two days of workshops, presentations, and dialog about all things learning assistance. With more than 40 presentations covering a wide range of topics from motivation to ESL tutoring to online […]

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Santiago Canyon College Hosts a Learning Assistance Sharing Event!

Orange, CA–On Friday, October 20, 2017, twelve educators representing five colleges (Coastline Community College, Golden West College, Santiago Canyon College, Saddleback College, and Cypress College) convened at Santiago Canyon College for a morning of discussion related to learning assistance (e.g., tutoring, supplemental instruction, etc.). Among the topics included the role of learning assistance in Guided […]

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LAP Sharing Event @Saddleback College

Mission Viejo, CA–On the morning of Friday, March 10th, 2017, several educators representing six institutions within the California Community Colleges convened in the newly-renovated Learning Resource Center at beautiful Saddleback College. There, guests were treated to a tour of the Learning Resource Center, which includes the library and tutorial services. There was also helpful dialog around […]

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LAP Sharing @Santiago Canyon College!

  Orange, CA — On Friday, October 21st, approximately thirty educators (faculty, tutors, administrators, and researchers) representing 17 California Community Colleges convened at beautiful Santiago Canyon College for a morning of discussion, reflection, and networking to learn about effective practices to grow and sustain tutoring. A showcase of the program at Saddleback Community College was […]

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attendees of the BSI Kickoff event at Fullerton College on September 9th, 2016

Fullerton College Hosts Regional BSI Kickoff Event

  Fullerton, CA — On Friday, September 9th, 2016, twenty-three educators from 12 California community colleges gathered at beautiful Fullerton College to learn information and share practices related to the Basic Skills Initiative, Student Equity, the Basic Skills and Student Outcomes Transformation, and the Student Success and Support Program (SSSP). The theme of the meeting […]

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Fullerton College – Habits of Mind – April 17

  Habits of Mind in the Disciplines Fullerton College Room 312 , 8:30-11:30 am (Friday, April 17)   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 briefly presented to […]

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Mt. Sac

Re-Envisioning General Education: Threshold Concepts and Wicked Problems

Mt. San Antonio College Friday, February 27, 2015 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Coffee and conversation begin at 8:30 am A light lunch will be served. Register @ Mt. Sac. Threshold 2_27_15 The Threshold Project is a 3CSN Community of Practice dedicated to bringing together high school, community college, and university colleagues to re-envision the […]

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An Open Forum…Effective Basic Skills Practices

Dear Orange County Learning Network, What are your thoughts about how to link or connect BSI (Basic Skills Initiative), SSSP (Student Success & Support Program), and Student Equity? Also, how could ongoing professional learning assist in these efforts to break down silos and create a greater sense of community?

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Looking at Completion through the Student Equity Lens

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Unlocking the Gate

Unlocking the Gate What We Know About Improving Developmental Education

Here’s the latest literature review from MDRC on stategies for improving Developmental Education… “Emphasizing results from experimental and quasi- experimental studies, this literature review identifies the most promising approaches for revising the structure, curriculum, or delivery of developmental education and suggests areas for future innovations in developmental education practice and research. This analysis focuses on […]

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