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San Francisco (Northern Region)

​At these regional meetings, campus teams reviewed operational processes of the first cycle of implementation of EO 1110, including institutional planning, scheduling courses, and placing and advising of students; they refined plans for gathering evidence to inform continuous improvement of placement, advising, curriculum, and instruction; and they examined strategies for engaging faculty and staff in a continuous improvement process during the first years of restructuring general education in mathematics/quantitative reasoning and written communication. These one-day events were facilitated by the Charles A. Dana Center, in collaboration with CAIQR and ITL. 

October 5, 2018, 8:00AM – 3:00PM10/5/2018Becoming Student-ReadyOctober 2018
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201810-October 2018
  
Long Beach (Southern Region)

​At these regional meetings, campus teams reviewed operational processes of the first cycle of implementation of EO 1110, including institutional planning, scheduling courses, and placing and advising of students; they refined plans for gathering evidence to inform continuous improvement of placement, advising, curriculum, and instruction; and they examined strategies for engaging faculty and staff in a continuous improvement process during the first years of restructuring general education in mathematics/quantitative reasoning and written communication. These one-day events were facilitated by the Charles A. Dana Center, in collaboration with CAIQR and ITL. 

September 28, 2018, 8:00AM – 3:00PM9/28/2018Becoming Student-ReadySeptember 2018
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201809-September 2018
  
Live Webcast
Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is an approach to pedagogy and curriculum focusing on multiple means of representation, action and expression, and engagement. In this webcast, Dr. Ginny Crisco, Co-Director of First-Year Writing at California State University, Fresno, demonstrates how to support a wide range of learners in first-year writing as campuses implement new policies for assessment and placement. Dr. Crisco highlights UDL’s emphasis on creating expert learners in relation to key ideas in Composition Studies, such as attention to process, collaboration, and reflection. The webcast provides examples of UDL practices for first-year writing courses and gives ways to address multiple means of engagement, representation, and action and expression.

View the recording and download slides.
September 21, 2018, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.9/21/2018Student Success in First-Year WritingSeptember 2018
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201809-September 2018
  
Live Webcast

Continuous improvement is the foundation for systemwide professional development in 2018-19 as we implement Executive Order (EO) 1110. In this webcast, Paula Talley of the Charles A. Dana Center at the University of Texas at Austin presents procedures that institutions across the country have used to assure continuous improvement while restructuring first-year mathematics/quantitative reasoning and written communication courses. Topics covered will include coordinating a campus leadership team, planning for continuous improvement of placement, advising, curriculum and pedagogy, and selecting metrics to inform improvement in the first years of implementation.

View the recording. Slides and other resources shared in the webcast are available in the CSU Campus Teams collaboration site.

August 28, 2018, 2:00PM – 3:30PM8/28/2018Becoming Student-ReadyAugust 2018
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201808-August 2018
  
Live Webcast

 As California State University campuses implement new policies for placing students in first-year writing courses and strengthen structures for providing academic support, it is worth examining ways to build meaningful assessments of program design and students’ development as writers. In this webcast, Dr. Cynthia Baer, Assistant Professor and Stretch Program Coordinator at San José State University, shares assessment practices her department has developed to create a community of practice for students, faculty, and the broader campus learning community. Topics covered include working principles for developing meaningful assessment as well as formative assessment in Stretch English courses, program assessment for Area A2 and A3 general education programs, and a survey of language backgrounds. 

View the recording and download slides and other resources.

August 22, 2018, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.8/22/2018Student Success in First-Year WritingAugust 2018
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201808-August 2018
  
Hyatt Regency LAX

This two-day summit is an opportunity for faculty, staff and administrators to collaborate with colleagues from their own campus and across the system. There will be sessions on expectations, responsibilities and roles of course coordination; faculty development before and during the academic year; communication essentials; and assessment and grading. By the end of the workshop, participants will have finalized implementation plans for course coordination and identified campus and systemwide networks for ongoing support of student learning in entry-level written communication and mathematics/quantitative reasoning courses. Chairs of English and mathematics departments; faculty or staff in any department or program that are coordinating composition courses or courses in statistics, quantitative reasoning and the path to calculus; directors of faculty development centers; and directors or coordinators of learning support services are encouraged to attend.

Contact for more information: Emily Magruder  (emagruder@calstate.edu),  Zee Cline (zcline@calstate.edu), or Fred Uy (fuy@calstate.edu).

July 9-10, 20187/9/2018Becoming Student-Ready
July 2018
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201807-July 2018
  
Zoom Web Meeting
These monthly meetings of faculty and staff involved with Supplemental Instruction are a forum to discuss best models for implementation, management, and reporting of campus programs. Monthly discussions vary according to scheduled topic and facilitator.

Use the link to join the meeting at the scheduled time.
June 18, 2018, 2:00PM – 3:00PM6/30/2018Supplemental Instructionhttps://calstate.zoom.us/j/9283585556June 2018
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201806-June 2018
  
CSU Office of the Chancellor

In this two-day academy, faculty learned to examine student success data for equity gaps and to reflect on, and adjust, instructional practices to deepen engagement and learning for all students. Participants considered how racial and ethnic identities of faculty and students shape expectations about teaching and learning, learned to tap students' existing funds of knowledge, practiced monitoring microaggressions to create inclusive educational spaces, and identified discipline-specific strategies for building equity-mindedness into their pedagogies.

June 20-21, 9:00AM – 4:00PM each day6/20/2018Equity-Minded TeachingJune 2018
06
201806-June 2018
  
CSU Los Angeles

This one-day workshop, entitled Teaching Conceptually in Mathematics and hosted by the Center for Effective Teaching and Learning at CSU Los Angeles, featured an active, math-based session on teaching conceptually versus procedurally in mathematics. Working with peers preparing to teach redesigned courses in statistics, the path to calculus (including college algebra), or quantitative reasoning, participants adopted or created an activity that encourages conceptual understanding of math to teach in the fall. Opening remarks on equity and student success in mathematics were provided by James Gray, professor and former chair of the Mathematics Department at the Community College of Aurora in Colorado and Organizational Learning Specialist at the University of Southern California's Center for Urban Education.   

Friday, June 8, 2018, 10:00AM – 3:00PM6/8/2018Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoninghttps://www.surveymonkey.com/r/M3JZFCLJune 2018
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201806-June 2018
  
Standards-Based Grading: Enhancing Learning in Math through AssessmentLive Webcast

Assessment practices can have positive as well as unintended negative effects on student learning. In contrast to traditional grading systems, standards-based grading encourages students to see learning as an iterative process and to adopt a growth mindset. In this webcast, Dr. Adam Glesser, Associate Professor of Mathematics at California State University, Fullerton shares his motivation for adopting a standards-based approach to assessment, provides detailed explanation of the system he has refined over eight years, and reviews the advantages and disadvantages of basing students’ grades on the learning they have demonstrated by the end of the term.

View the recording and the slides.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018, 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.5/23/2018Student Success in First-Year Math/QRJoinMay 2018
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201805-May 2018
  
Grading as Effective Teaching in MathematicsLive Webcast

​Can grades and grading systems do more than measure student learning? Can they be designed to improve student learning? In this webcast, Sharona Krinksy, Lecturer in the Mathematics Deparment at California State University, Los Angeles will share how she uses mastery-based grading and backward design in pre-calculus and calculus courses to achieve higher levels of engagement and more focused learning. She will also outline how she has incorporated thoughtful assessment into the redesign of the general education statistics course that CSU Los Angeles will offer with co-requisite support in the fall.   Participants will learn the benefits of allowing students to reassess to demonstrate mastery of standards and discuss the challenges of implementing mastery-based grading at scale.

View the recording and slides.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018, 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.5/22/2018Student Success in First-Year Math/QRJoinMay 2018
05
201805-May 2018
  
Zoom Web Meeting
These monthly meetings of faculty and staff involved with Supplemental Instruction are a forum to discuss best models for implementation, management, and reporting of campus programs. Monthly discussions vary according to scheduled topic and facilitator.
May 21, 2018, 2:00PM – 3:00PM5/21/2018Supplemental Instructionhttps://calstate.zoom.us/j/9283585556May 2018
05
201805-May 2018
  
Live Webcast
How do we know that students are "getting it"? Faculty can improve their teaching and students' learning of mathematics and quantitative reasoning by incorporating evidence-based, active learning strategies and small-scale assessments into their daily practice. In this interactive webinar, Dr. Alison Lynch, Dr. Peri Shereen, Dr. Jeffrey Wand, from the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, along with Dr. Dan Shapiro, Director of the Center for Teaching, Learning and Assessment, share how faculty at California State University, Monterey Bay Reading Apprenticeship routines and Learning Assessment Techniques to support student engagement and learning. View the recording and slides.
Thursday, May 17, 2018, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.5/17/2018Student Success in First-Year Math/QRJoinMay 2018
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201805-May 2018
  
Live Webcast

​Those who teach courses intended for non-math majors know that affects - anxiety, motivation, and confidence, for example - have a strong influence on the success of the students in those courses. Do some matter more than others? How should we think about affects in order to address them? And how can we gauge success of our efforts to transform students' affects toward mathematics? In this presentation, Dr. Wes Maciejewski reviews his research studying affects of students enrolled in developmental math, demonstrates approaches for identifying, addressing and measuring affects, and leads a discussion on how we can improve students' relationships with mathematics. View the recording and slides.

This webcast is part of the Transitioning to Co-Requisite Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning series.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018, 10:00AM – 11:00AM 5/9/2018Student Success in First-Year Math/QRhttp://coconnect.calstate.edu/mathMay 2018
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201805-May 2018
  
Live Webcast

To promote equitable student learning, departments are exploring the idea of coordinating across multiple sections of foundational courses. Successfully coordinated courses require careful consideration of multiple factors, including leadership structure, design of syllabi for multiple instructors, creation of course materials for different teaching and learning styles, continuous professional development, and consistent assessment. In this webcast, Dr. Kristina Ruiz-Mesa shares practices she has developed for coordinating the general education oral communications course at Cal State Los Angeles and leads discussions of the opportunities and challenges of coordinated courses. View the recording and slides.

This webcast is part of the Transitioning to Co-Requisite Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning series.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018, 2:00PM – 3:00PM 5/9/2018Student Success in First-Year Math/QRhttp://coconnect.calstate.edu/mathMay 2018
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201805-May 2018
  
Live Webcast

In this webcast, Dr. Mary Virnoche, Faculty Associate for Academic Planning and Policy, Dr. Bori Mazzag, Chair of Mathematics and Computer Science, and Dr. Lisa Tremain, Writing Program Director, will share the communication and operations planning process that CSU Humboldt has instituted to ensure smooth and successful implementation of new policies relating to academic preparation and general education. This overview of cross-campus coordination on one campus builds upon the April 10 webcast, in which members of the Division of Academic and Student Affairs introduced a business process workflow that campuses can use to coordinate the work of all units crucial to successful implementation of new policies. View the recording and the slides.

May 3, 2018, 1:00PM – 2:00PM5/3/2018Becoming Student-Readyhttps://calstate.zoom.us/j/485825245May 2018
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201805-May 2018
  
Live Webcast

In this webcast, Dr. Karen Givvin, Researcher and Adjunct Professor of Psychology at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), will review multiple research studies conducted at UCLA on how college and university students think about math, leading to the observation that students often see mathematics as a set of calculations or procedures to be applied but not necessarily understood. Studies include in-depth interviews of students as they answer math problems and an intervention designed to move students from instrumental to relational thinking. View the recording and the slides.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018, 2:00PM – 3:00PM 5/2/2018Student Success in First-Year Math/QRhttp://coconnect.calstate.edu/mathMay 2018
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201805-May 2018
  
San Francisco State University

This one-day workshop, hosted by the Center for Equity and Excellence in Teaching and Learning at San Francisco State University, featured time for faculty to plan and share a model lesson for one day in a redesigned course in statistics, the path to calculus (including college algebra), or quantitative reasoning. Opening remarks on equity and student success in mathematics were provided by James Gray, Chair of the Mathematics Department at the Community College of Aurora in Colorado and Organizational Learning Specialist at the University of Southern California’s Center for Urban Education.

Friday, April 27, 2018, 10:00AM – 3:00PM4/27/2018Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoninghttps://www.surveymonkey.com/survey-taken/?sm=ZFbw59Ad1PyaLpNQMcbJzL_2FeNAfgeiOEMYe5ICoc7_2FdtoNitnYHrObhTqWq9rRlYcFDo0nSyRsRGUCZNF29An37SyFjaUEBX_2FRYBghdgs00_3D%7dApril 2018
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201804-April 2018
  
Zoom Web Meeting
These monthly meetings of faculty and staff involved with Supplemental Instruction are a forum to discuss best models for implementation, management, and reporting of campus programs. Monthly discussions vary according to scheduled topic and facilitator.
April 16, 2018, 2:00PM – 3:00PM4/16/2018Supplemental Instructionhttps://calstate.zoom.us/j/9283585556April 2018
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201804-April 2018
  
Cal Poly Pomona

The CSU Symposium on University Teaching, organized each year by the CSU Faculty Development Council with support from the CSU Institute for Teaching and Learning, features peer-reviewed presentations that communicate the CSU faculty’s outstanding commitment to excellent teaching leading to student success. This theme for the 2018 symposium was "Productive Disruption." What are we doing in our classrooms or with our students that's out of the ordinary and helps them think more deeply, achieve more ambitiously, succeed more forthrightly? Ultimately, what are we willing to change, and change widely, to get the best results for our students?

Uri Treisman, UT Austin Professor of Mathematics and MacArthur Foundation Fellow, gave the plenary keynote and led a breakout for Math and STEM faculty on April 14. To learn more about the program and featured speakers, visit CSU Symposium+PolyTeach.

April 13-14, 20184/13/2018Equity-Minded Teachinghttp://www.cpp.edu/~csusymposium/registration.shtmlApril 2018
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201804-April 2018
  
Live Webcast

In this webcast, CSU Fullerton Mathematics Department faculty, Dr. Mori Jamshidian and Dr. Dwight Wynne, will share plans for offering Statistics with co-requisite support. Topics covered in the webcast will include using just-in-time instruction to link a new, one-unit co-requisite course with an existing three-unit statistics course, creating and piloting weekly plans and notes for instructors, and use of a newly developed software platform (Rguroo) to support student learning. View the recording , the presentation slides, and resources on using lines to model relationships.



Thursday, April 12, 2018, 2:00PM – 3:00PM  4/12/2018Student Success in First-Year Math/QRhttp://coconnect.calstate.edu/mathApril 2018
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201804-April 2018
  
Live Webcast

Successful implementation of Executive Order 1110 calls for cross-campus collaboration and transparent communication. In the webcast, members of the Division of Academic and Student Affairs briefly review new policies on academic preparation as well as multiple measures assessment and placement. The team describes how faculty are redesigning general education mathematics/quantitative reasoning and written communication courses to incorporate supported instruction. Presenters then introduce a business process workflow that campuses can use to coordinate the work of all units crucial to successful implementation of new policies. Presenters share a "cookbook" that includes checklists, practices and considerations that may be modified to fit your campus' specific needs. View the recording here. For access to resources shared during the webcast, contact Emily Magruder.


April 10, 2018, 10:00AM – 11:30AM4/10/2018Becoming Student-Readyhttp://coconnect.calstate.edu/mathApril 2018
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201804-April 2018
  
Zoom Webinar

The symposium begins with a keynote address from Dr. Julie Collins, Executive Director of The International Center for Supplemental Instruction, based at University of Missouri-Kansas City, the founding institution for Supplemental Instruction. The opening is followed by presentations on three award-winning CSU campus SI programs describing effective SI implementation and outcomes and sharing extensive data demonstrating significant impacts on student success. Each presentation included time for questions. For further details, see the SI Symposium agenda. Recording and slides are available at the CSU SI Symposium website.

Friday, April 6, 2018, 12:00PM – 2:00PM4/6/2018Supplemental Instructionhttps://calstate.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_FqU0E_fRSFSABDJP0JDYDQApril 2018
04
201804-April 2018
  
Zoom Web Meeting
These monthly meetings of faculty and staff involved with Supplemental Instruction are a forum to discuss best models for implementation, management, and reporting of campus programs. Monthly discussions vary according to scheduled topic and facilitator.
March 19, 2018, 2:00PM – 3:00PM3/19/2018Supplemental Instructionhttps://calstate.zoom.us/j/9283585556March 2018
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201803-March 2018
  
Crowne Plaza Los Angeles International Airport

To allow facilitated collaboration with colleagues across the system, this one-day meeting will feature time for participants to work in groups with faculty restructuring similar general education mathematics and quantitative reasoning courses. Workgroups for statistics, quantitative reasoning, and courses in the path to calculus will be led by CSU faculty; national experts experienced with co-requisite mathematics and quantitative reasoning will be available for consultation. There will also be breakout sessions on course coordination, learning and homework tools, and informed placement. Campuses have been invited to send six individuals.


Friday, March 9, 2018, 10:00AM – 3:00PM3/9/2018Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoninghttps://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MathQRWorkday030918March 2018
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201803-March 2018
  
Live Webcast

Integrating modeling into a co-requisite College Algebra course enables students to contextualize, bridge, and make sense of mathematics in both the prerequisite and the college-level courses. In this interactive webcast, Dr. Christine Herrera, Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Dr. Mark Newton, Assistant Professor of Science Education, will present their framework for co-requisite College Algebra at California State University, Chico and share practical ways to engage and expose students to different STEM contexts through modeling with mathematics. View the recording and slides


Thursday, March 8, 2018, 2:00PM – 3:00PM  3/8/2018Student Success in First-Year Math/QRhttp://coconnect.calstate.edu/mathMarch 2018
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201803-March 2018
  
Live Webcast

In this webcast, Dr. William Zahner, Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education at San Diego State University, addresses Mathematics identity and its role in student success. Topics include research-based interventions for encouraging students to persist in STEM fields, design principles for promoting positive mathematics identities, and sample activities for deep engagement in quantitative reasoning. View the recording and slides.


Tuesday, March 6, 2018, 2:00PM – 3:00PM 3/6/2018Student Success in First-Year Math/QRhttp://coconnect.calstate.edu/mathMarch 2018
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201803-March 2018
  
Live Webcast

Dr. Markus Pomper, Dean of the Division of Math and Sciences at Roane State Community College in Tennessee, presents a case study of his institution’s transition from prerequisite to co-requisite learning support in statistics. In this webcast, he will outline the process for designing and developing co-requisite support for a one-semester statistics course, provide examples of activities linking the support course to the college-level course, and share evidence of success. View the recording and slides.

Date/Time: Tuesday, February 27, 2018, 10:00AM – 11:00AM2/27/2018Student Success in First-Year Math/QRhttp://coconnect.calstate.edu/mathFebruary 2018
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201802-February 2018
  
Live Webcast

A co-requisite support course is not just an additional course. It is the missing piece for student success in mathematics/quantitative reasoning for many. In this webcast, Dr. Becky Moening, Assistant Professor for Mathematics and Assistant Department Chair, Ivy Tech Community College, Warsaw, Indiana, will explain how to plan co-requisite support for a quantitative reasoning course. Topics will include determining the support material, coordinating effective classroom techniques and creating an engaging atmosphere that leads to mathematical/quantitative reasoning confidence.

View the recording and slides.



Thursday, February 22, 2018, 1:00PM – 2:00PM2/22/2018Student Success in First-Year Math/QRhttp://coconnect.calstate.edu/mathFebruary 2018
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201802-February 2018
  
Live Webcast

​Dr. Stan Yoshinobu, Professor of Mathematics at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, will present practical ways to implement inquiry-based learning (IBL) strategies in college mathematics while maintaining a good work-life balance. In this interactive webcast, participants will review the twin pillars underpinning all versions of IBL, investigate an example of an algebra activity supporting a calculus course, and discuss think-pair-share as a flexible strategy that can be used in any class.

View the recording and slides.



Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 10:00AM – 11:00AM2/21/2018Student Success in First-Year Math/QRhttp://coconnect.calstate.edu/mathFebruary 2018
02
201802-February 2018
  
Zoom Web Meeting
These monthly meetings of faculty and staff involved with Supplemental Instruction are a forum to discuss best models for implementation, management, and reporting of campus programs. Monthly discussions vary according to scheduled topic and facilitator.
February 19, 2018, 2:00PM – 3:00PM2/19/2018Supplemental Instructionhttps://calstate.zoom.us/j/9283585556February 2018
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201802-February 2018
  
JoinLive Webcast

​In this webcast, Dr. Cherie Ichinose, Associate Professor of Mathematics at California State University, Fullerton, will share plans for transforming a traditional College Algebra course into a two-semester Stretch Algebra course sequence. Topics will include incorporating support for prerequisite knowledge and skills in the college-level course, building instructional approaches into the design, and developing teaching and learning materials.

View the recording and slides and Math 115 A&B Notes.



Wednesday, February 7, 2018, 10:00AM – 11:00AM2/7/2018Student Success in First-Year Math/QRhttp://coconnect.calstate.edu/mathFebruary 2018
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201802-February 2018
  
Live Webcast

Subsequent to the issuance of Executive Order 1110, a chart was distributed (Coded Memorandum ASA-2017-27) indicating how multiple measures will be used to determine which students have satisfied their GE Area B4 requirements, which students will place directly into traditional GE mathematics/QR courses, which students must begin mathematics/QR instruction with Early Start, and which students will require supported instruction in fall GE courses. In this webcast, Claudia Pinter-Lucke, professor emerita of Mathematics at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, will review the official placement chart and discuss additional methods to help students make informed placement decisions. View the recording and the slides.

January 30, 2018, 2:00PM – 3:00PM 1/30/2018Multiple Measures PlacementViewJanuary 2018
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201801-January 2018
  
Webinar

Faculty, administrators and staff learn more about using the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) assessments as part of the CSU Early Assessment Program and how achievement level descriptors and scaled scores can be used for assessment and course placement. View the recording.

January 26, 2018, 10:00AM-11:00AM1/26/2018Multiple Measures PlacementJanuary 2018
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201801-January 2018
  
Webinar

​Co-requisite support courses are a proven method for offering “just-in-time” instruction to improve student success. Join us to explore how “backward mapping,” a technique to identify knowledge and skills required for success in college-level courses, is used to design outcomes and activities in co-requisite support courses. In this webcast, Rob Birrell, who oversaw the implementation of co-requisite support for mathematics at Kennesaw State University, and Claudia Pinter-Lucke, professor emerita of Mathematics at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, review the purpose of co-requisite mathematics courses, best practices for structuring these courses and the process of backward mapping. View the recording and the slides.

January 24, 2018, 10:00AM – 11:00AM1/24/2018Student Success in First-Year Math/QRRegisterJanuary 2018
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201801-January 2018
  
Zoom Web Meeting
These monthly meetings of faculty and staff involved with Supplemental Instruction are a forum to discuss best models for implementation, management, and reporting of campus programs. Monthly discussions vary according to scheduled topic and facilitator.
December 18, 2017, 2:00PM – 3:00PM12/18/2017Supplemental Instructionhttps://calstate.zoom.us/j/9283585556December 2017
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201712-December 2017
  
Zoom Web Meeting

The December meeting of Mathematics faculty involved in Course Redesign with Technology will focus on EdReady, a personalized, college-math-readiness application designed to help students test their college readiness. It can provide a personalized learning path to fill knowledge gaps. EdReady is available to any aspiring CSU student free-of-charge, and there is no limit to the amount of time they can spend on it. Following a demo, CSU campus representatives will share ways they have used the application in Early Start courses and other programs.

To get a sense of what EdReady is about and how it works, visit https://csu.edready.org/home

December 8, 2017, 12:00PM – 1:00PM12/8/2017Course Redesign with Technologyhttp://tiny.cc/crt-plc December 2017
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CSU Sacramento

This hands-on, two-day workshop for CSU and California Community College faculty explores the connection between academic literacy and equity. It will introduce the Reading Apprenticeship framework for developing students’ ability to read in the disciplines and incorporate strategies for uncovering threshold concepts and growing academic mindsets. The workshop is presented by the California Faculty Collaborative, a project funded by a grant from the American Association of Colleges & Universities, in conjunction with the California Community Colleges Success Network (3CSN).

December 8-9, 2017, 8:30AM – 3:30PM each day12/8/2017Equity-Minded Teachinghttps://www.eventbrite.com/e/3csn-creating-equitable-learning-environments-through-growth-mindset-and-disciplinary-tickets-38292005419December 2017
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201712-December 2017
  
Zoom Web Meeting
These monthly meetings of faculty and staff involved with Supplemental Instruction are a forum to discuss best models for implementation, management, and reporting of campus programs. Monthly discussions vary according to scheduled topic and facilitator.
November 20, 2017, 2:00PM – 3:00PM11/20/2017Supplemental Instructionhttps://calstate.zoom.us/j/9283585556November 2017
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201711-November 2017
  
Long Beach Hilton

​This two-day workshop will be facilitated by the University of Texas at Austin Dana Center and will feature examples of co-requisite mathematics approaches. There will be breakouts for participants restructuring college algebra, statistics, quantitative reasoning, and pre-calculus/calculus courses. Participants will share resources, create learning outcomes, map activities for main courses and support components, and develop outlines and syllabuses. Campuses have been invited to send six individuals.

November 16-17, 2017, 10:00AM – 3:00PM the next day11/16/2017Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoninghttps://www.regonline.com/builder/site/Default.aspx?EventID=2050856November 2017
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Live Webcast

​Dr. Judith Canner, Associate Professor of Statistics at California State University, Monterey Bay, shares campus plans for restructuring Statistics, Quantitative Literacy, Finite Math, and Pre-Calculus courses with co-requisite support. Topics include plans for course content support and a study skills component, data collected on pre-requisite skills for each course, pedagogical approaches and professional development for faculty, and audience discussion on ways to structure the pre-calculus sequence. 

View the recording and the slides 

November 3, 2017, 2:00PM – 3:00PM 11/3/2017Student Success in First-Year Math/QRNovember 2017
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201711-November 2017
  
Zoom Web Meeting
These monthly meetings of faculty and staff involved with Supplemental Instruction are a forum to discuss best models for implementation, management, and reporting of campus programs. Monthly discussions vary according to scheduled topic and facilitator.
October 18, 2017, 2:00PM – 3:00PM10/31/2017Supplemental Instructionhttps://calstate.zoom.us/j/9283585556October 2017
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201710-October 2017
  
Westin Hotel, Long Beach

The second annual Graduation Initiative 2025 Symposium will focus on addressing the disparity in graduation and retention rates among students from historically underserved communities. It will feature nationally recognized speakers sharing best practices that have improved student success, including Sara Goldrick-Rab, founder of the Wisconsin HOPE Lab, Shaun R. Harper, executive director of the USC Race and Equity Center, Wil Del Pilar,  vice president of policy, The Education Trust, Bridget Burns, executive director, University Innovation Alliance, and Deborah A. Santiago, co-founder of Excelencia in Education. While registration is invitation-only, the keynote speakers and the TEDx-style panel “Frameworks for Innovation” will be livestreamed at calstate.edu/GraduationInitiative.

October 11-12, 2017, 12:00PM – 1:00PM the next day10/11/2017Becoming Student-Readyhttps://www2.calstate.edu/csu-system/why-the-csu-matters/graduation-initiative-2025/symposiumOctober 2017
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Zoom Web Meeting

These bi-monthly meetings are a forum to discuss ways in which Mathematics faculty involved in Course Redesign with Technology have applied strategies to improve student success in mathematics and quantitative reasoning through curriculum redesign and innovation. Mathematics faculty, faculty development directors, and deans of science are welcome to attend.

September 29, 2017, 12:00PM – 1:00PM9/29/2017Course Redesign with Technologyhttp://tiny.cc/crt-plcSeptember 2017
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201709-September 2017
  
Live Webcast

The Chancellor’s Office provides an overview and answers campus questions about policy changes in support of student success. Topics include CSU general education breadth, mathematics and quantitative reasoning, assessment of student academic preparation, placement in first-year general education courses, and Early Start Programs. View the recording.

September 29, 2017, 2:00PM – 4:00PM9/29/2017Becoming Student-Readyhttp://coconnect.calstate.edu/p6dcbpp0m9f/September 2017
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201709-September 2017
  
Zoom Web Meeting
These monthly meetings of faculty and staff involved with Supplemental Instruction are a forum to discuss best models for implementation, management, and reporting of campus programs. Monthly discussions vary according to scheduled topic and facilitator.
September 18, 2017, 2:00PM – 3:00PM9/18/2017Supplemental Instructionhttps://calstate.zoom.us/j/9283585556September 2017
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201709-September 2017
  
CSU Northridge
This hands-on, two-day workshop for CSU and California Community College faculty explores the connection between academic literacy and equity. It will introduce the Reading Apprenticeship framework for developing students’ ability to read in the disciplines and incorporate strategies for uncovering threshold concepts and growing academic mindsets. The workshop is presented by the California Faculty Collaborative, a project funded by a grant from the American Association of Colleges & Universities, in conjunction with the California Community Colleges Success Network (3CSN).
September 8-9, 2017, 8:30AM – 3:30PM each day9/8/2017Equity-Minded Teachinghttps://www.eventbrite.com/e/3csn-creating-equitable-learning-environments-through-growth-mindset-and-disciplinary-tickets-36841625293September 2017
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Zoom Web Meeting
These monthly meetings of faculty and staff involved with Supplemental Instruction are a forum to discuss best models for implementation, management, and reporting of campus programs. Monthly discussions vary according to scheduled topic and facilitator.
August 28, 2017, 2:00PM – 3:00PM8/28/2017Supplemental Instructionhttps://calstate.zoom.us/j/9283585556August 2017
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LAX Hyatt Regency Hotel
This interactive two-day event will provide president-appointed campus teams an overview of co-requisite mathematics models, implementation challenges and solutions. On the second day, attendees will be provided tools, materials and guidance to begin developing campus-specific plans to help them move forward with new co-requisite and/or stretch mathematics opportunities.
August 10-11, 2017, TBD8/10/2017Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoninghttp://www.google.comAugust 2017
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Faculty Professional Development Focus GroupsCSU Office of the Chancellor
The Center for the Advancement of Instruction in Quantitative Reasoning (CAIQR) and the Institute for Teaching and Learning (ITL) convened focus groups of math and math education faculty and faculty developers to share insights and best practices and identify professional development needs for improving mathematics/quantitative reasoning instruction and student learning.
July 24, 2017, 10:00AM – 2:30PM7/24/2017Mathematics/Quantitative ReasoningJuly 2017
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