Presentations from the 2010 Strengthening Student Success Conference

Compilation of PowerPoint presentations and supporting materials from the 2010 Strengthening Student Success conference.

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Oct 7, 2010  | 
Barbara Dunsheath, North Orange CCD, Scott Lay, Community College League of California, Tram Vo-Kumamoto, Chabot College
Presentation on the Community College League of California’s Commission on the Future and its study of effective policy and practice changes that, if incorporated, could be reasonably implemented by 2020 and would enable the system to increase student success. 
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Oct 8, 2010  | 
Lisa Cook & Suzan Tiemroth-Zavala, Laney College
PowerPoint showcasing how new technologies and tutoring is used in an ESL Writing Workshop.
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Oct 6, 2010  | 
Katie Hern, Chabot College & Myra Snell, Los Medanos College
PowerPoint addressing the impact of a multi-level pre-collegiate sequences on attrition and the benefits of acceleration.
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Oct 8, 2010  | 
Debbie Frankle Cochrane & Laura Szabo-Kubitz, The Institute for College Access & Success; Andrew LaManque, DeAnza College
PowerPoint addressing a study regarding key junctures where students encounter problems in receiving financial aid.
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Oct 7, 2010  | 
Janine Nkosi & Ray Sanchez, Fresno City College
Presentation addressing an evaluation of the Supplemental Instruction program at Fresno City College and its positive impact on retention, completion, and grade-point averages.
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Oct 7, 2010  | 
Alice Mecom & Sarah McLemore, Glendale Community College
PowerPoint addressing how instructors, service providers, and students can apply an individually-tailored assessment loop for a course or service from the beginning to the end of a learning sequence, including how collaborative program-level reports can be segued into a program review document. 
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Oct 8, 2010  | 
George Bunch & Ann Endris, UC Santa Cruz; Anniqua Rana, Michelle Morton & Carla Stoner-Brito, Cañada College
PowerPoint offering strategies for supporting “Generation 1.5” students--those from language minority and immigrant backgrounds who have done some or most of their schooling in US schools.
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Oct 7, 2010  | 
Katie Hern & Alisa Klevens, Chabot College; Michelle Gonzales & Karin Spirn, Las Positas College
Focused on placement tests, this PowerPoint presentation reflects student perspectives and investigates the correlation of Accuplacer scores to student performance.
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Oct 7, 2010  | 
Eva Schiorring & Darla Cooper, RP Group; Terrence Willett, Cal-PASS
PowerPoint describing what transfer is like for CTE students, based on tracking of thousands of students who transferred to four-year institutions as well as surveys and focus groups.
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Oct 7, 2010  | 
Rob Johnstone, Skyline College; Cathy Hasson, San Diego Community College District; Priyadarshini Chaplot, the RP Group
PowerPoint highlighting key activities, trends, and findings from colleges receiving technical assistance to strengthen the use of data and information.
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Oct 6, 2010  | 
Marcy Drummond & Allison Tom-Miura, Los Angeles Trade Technical College; Doug Marriott, Los Angeles Valley College; Linda Collins & Luis Chavez, Ladders Project
PowerPoint addressing career academies--structured, instructional programs that integrate academic and career preparation within the context of a common theme--including benefits/outcomes, resources and strategies.
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Oct 7, 2010  | 
Carolyn Arnold & Tom DeWit, Chabot College; Berta Harris & Mark Manasse, San Diego City College; Cathy Hasson, San Diego Community College District; Sunny Liu & Eleanor Tsark, Citrus College; Kenneth Meehan & Sean Chamberlin, Fullerton College
PowerPoint examining ways that faculty members and institutional research offices have collaborated to improve student success. 
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Oct 8, 2010  | 
Fred Trapp, Cambridge West Partnership & Robert Pacheco, Barstow College
PowerPoint and resource demonstrating potential models for comprehensive assessment reports that meet accreditation requirements.
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Oct 7, 2010  | 
Leticia Barajas, Los Angeles Trade Technical College; Rob Yung, City College of San Francisco; Roy Robles & Theresa Rowland, Career Ladders Project
PowerPoint highlighting student and faculty perspectives on contextualized teaching and learning, including presentations by faculty regarding how career and technical education programs can integrate math and English instruction. 
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Oct 6, 2010  | 
Emily Gehrman & Heidi Neu, Long Beach City College
PowerPoint addressing metacognition and how it can be built into various types of coursework in order to assist students in becoming more aware of how they learn and empowering them to become more active learners to help facilitate the ultimate goal of greater student success. 
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Oct 6, 2010  | 
Deborah Harrington, Brock Klein, Nancy Ybarra, & Lynn Wright, Basic Skills Initiative
Tools for systematic program planning and evaluation, in the context of basic skills that can be used to clarify goals and systematically provide evidence that activities and programs are leading to greater student success.
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Oct 8, 2010  | 
Myra Snell, Los Medanos College; Sarah McLemore & Cameron Hastings, Glendale Community College; Becca Walker, Mt. San Antonio College
PowerPoint from several participants in the Faculty Inquiry Network, describing how to study the effectiveness of curricular innovation focused on developing students’ thinking skills.
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Oct 7, 2010  | 
Nemie Capacia, Jeff Waller & Beth Smith, Grossmont College
PowerPoint describing various strategies that the Grossmont College mathematics department experimented with to improve student achievement for developmental students and their impact.
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Oct 7, 2010  | 
Jeffrey Yan, Digication, Inc.
PowerPoint describing how three colleges are using Digication's e-Portfolio and Assessment Management System to support teaching, learning, assessment, and career advancement.
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Oct 8, 2002  | 
Jeannie Abutin-Mitsch, Fullerton College; Jennifer Clemens, Sacramento City College; Gary Yee, Career Ladders Project
PowerPoint describing how faculty modified content and pedagogy, and how they addressed rigor and relationship-building in an effort to improve student success, for a program that helps disadvantaged students transition from high school to college.
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Oct 6, 2010  | 
Christine McLean, The University of Texas at Austin; Barry Russell, California Community College Chancellor's Office; Michael Poindexter, Sacramento City College
PowerPoint addressing 2009 national data on entering students, the importance of engaging entering students, how college leaders use engagement data to inform “front-door” programs, and what entering students say works well for them.
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Oct 8, 2010  | 
Establishing the New Faculty Institute: Lessons Learned from a Professional Development Coordinator
Description of a curriculum of monthly workshops on various topics used to assist new faculty with developing effective teaching practices and also identify challenges.
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Oct 6, 2010  | 
Katie Hern, Tom deWit, & Sean McFarland, Faculty Inquiry Network
PowerPoint and videos featuring the key ideas and innovations emerging from the Faculty Inquiry Network (FIN), a two-year collaboration of faculty and students from colleges across California, all using inquiry to better understand and support student learning.
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Oct 8, 2010  | 
Paulina Palomino, East Los Angeles College
Description of a Faculty Transfer Advisor Program and strategies that have been used by faculty to inform student about transfer options and requirements.
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Oct 7, 2010  | 
Robert Jauriqui, Fullerton College; Loretta Hernandez, Laney College; Luis Chavez, Career Ladders Project; Lupe Carvajal Dannels, Diablo Valley College
PowerPoint addressing counseling’s role in career pathway and bridge student programs, the central issues affecting student learning outcomes, and how counseling, instruction, and other student services can be linked for successful student learning outcomes.
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Oct 7, 2010  | 
Marcy Alancraig, Cabrillo College; Janet Fulks, Bakersfield College; Marie Boyd, Chaffey College
PowerPoint addressing authentic and sustainable models for GE outcomes assessment and how these methods give rise to insightful dialogue about data.
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Oct 8, 2010  | 
Laura Hope & Eva Rose, Chaffey College
PowerPoint addressing how the Chaffey Faculty Success Center has enriched campus culture through professional development that helps faculty connect, explore, and experiment.
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Oct 7, 2010  | 
Mary Parthemer, Lane Community College
PowerPoint addressing Lane Community College's first-year strategies including an extended orientation program, first-year Learning Communities, enhancing curriculum across disciplines with student success strategies, and improved communication systems.
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Oct 6, 2010  | 
Tracy Schneider & Jeffrey Lamb, Solano Community College
PowerPoint addressing how Solano Community College, as a response to ACCJC sanction, developed an Integrated Plannning Process (IPP) that includes all constituencies in making data driven decisions. .
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Oct 6, 2010  | 
Laura Hope, Chaffey College & Alice Scharper, Santa Barbara City College
PowerPoint from a session addressing integrated leadership at every level of the institution by focusing on two colleges that made significant strides in a student success initiative by addressing the structural needs for leadership and leadership development for a student-centered culture. 
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Oct 6, 2010  | 
Janet L Stringer, Cañada College
PowerPoint addressing two instructional methods that can be used in medium to large classes: group problem-solving and use of an audience response system to measure individual responses. 
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Oct 8, 2010  | 
Thad Nodine, WestEd
Presentation features findings from a study on  policies and practices that shape assessment and placement in California’s community colleges and students’ experiences preparing for and navigating within those assessment and placement policies and practices. 
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Oct 7, 2010  | 
Adrienne Peek, Ken Hart, Antoinette Herrera & Jennifer Hamilton, Modesto Junior College
PowerPoint showcasing Modesto Junior College's new paradigm in assessing outcomes by replacing the SLO Coordinator approach with a campus-wide committee composed of representatives from student services, administrative, and instructional units. 
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Oct 8, 2010  | 
Robert Martinez, Pierce College
Description of a new math curriculum delivery system including an Algebra immersion program, an individualized, modular curriculum, and an Intermediate Algebra curriculum that includes directed learning activities.
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Oct 7, 2010  | 
Susan Jensen, Joan Ahrens, Marilyn Ivanovici & Linda Mitchell, Grossmont College
  PowerPoint describing a learning community program that links basic reading and writing courses and its impact on retention, success, and persistence rates. 
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Oct 8, 2010  | 
Marcy Alancraig, Cabrillo College & Janet Fulks, Bakersfield College
A presentation offering a simple rubric to examine existing SLOs at your college to find out what message they are sending and to help you write new ones if needed.
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Oct 7, 2010  | 
Patricia Wu & Jane Wolford, Chabot College
PowerPoint addressing how three instructors from Chabot College embedded Reading Apprenticeship in their classrooms, including tools for facilitating student reading and the impact of these approaches in the classroom.
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Oct 6, 2010  | 
Linda Collins, Career Ladders Project & Lupe Dannels, Diablo Valley College
Drawing on work of faculty and administrators engaged in a range of initiatives, this PowerPoint addresses student outcomes, program evaluation and research to explore what’s proving effective in moving students towards their career goals.
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Oct 6, 2010  | 
Marcy Alancraig, Cathy Hasson, Janet Fulks, Lesley Kawaguchi, Richard Mahon, Robert Pacheco, Beth Smith and Linda Umdenstock, RP Group/ASCCC SLO Collaborative
PowerPoint addressing how to connect the dots between assessment activities across the campus and analyze the indicators and positive effects of student achievement.
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Oct 8, 2010  | 
Robert Rundquist & Cindy Walker, Chaffey College
PowerPoint offering practical, research-driven approaches to strengthen that partnership and integrate learning objectives across the disciplines including directed learning activities, classroom syllabi, and assessment models.
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Oct 6, 2010  | 
Beth Smith, Grossmont College & Janet Fulks, Bakersfield College
PowerPoint offering data and information to make a compelling case for equitable outcomes for all students. 
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Oct 6, 2010  | 
Ann Shannon & Miya Squires, Butte College
PowerPoint, based on work at Butte College, on how to develop academic support SLOs, learn an organized process for maintaining your SLO cycle, and, most importantly, assist you in developing successful interventions. 
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Oct 8, 2010  | 
Marilyn Martinez-Flores & Rebecca Moonstone, Riverside City College
PowerPoint describing how the UMKC Supplemental Instruction Program was used at Riverside City College to build student success in basic skills, CTE, and STEM courses.
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Oct 7, 2010  | 
Debra Polak & Virginia Guleff, Mendocino College
PowerPoint describing Mendocino College's approach to developing professional development activities for the college and it has brought together full- and part-time faculty from across disciplines and levels. 
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Oct 6, 2010  | 
Terrence Willett & Victor Manchik, Cal-PASS
PowerPoint demonstrating how the Standardized Metrics for Analysis, Reporting, and Tracking or SMART Tool can be used to support program review . 
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Oct 8, 2010  | 
Anthony Cyplik, Tk20
PowerPoint addressing how to use Tk20, an electronic system for student learning outcomes, outcomes-based assessments, and the measurement of institutional effectiveness.
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Oct 7, 2010  | 
Lin Marelick, Faculty Inquiry Network
Presentation offering two perspectives of the way CTE classrooms can be transformed by faculty inquiry into student learning.  
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Oct 7, 2010  | 
Jerry Rudmann, Irvine Valley College & Sheri Sterner, Orange Coast College
Presentations by Scantron clients regarding how they are managing outcomes based assessment from both an instructional and support perspective.
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Oct 6, 2010  | 
Nemie Capacia & Jeff Waller, Grossmont College
PowerPoint addressing the the experience of the Grossmont College mathematics department implementing SLOs.
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Oct 7, 2010  | 
Madelyn Arballo & Erica Ledezma, Mt. San Antonio College
PowerPoint describing a comprehensive academic support center for over 800 student athletes, including its impact on academic performance, program persistence, and transfer rates. 
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