Gateway Courses and Student Success: Foundational Issues in Educational Equity and Social Justice - 10/23/17
GATEWAY COURSES AND STUDENT SUCCESS: Foundation Issues in Educational Equity and Social Justice

October 23, 2017
Mesa Court Community Center, UC Irvine
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1:00 PM-6:00 PM

This conference looks at the difficult unsolved problem of improving undergraduate student performance in the large enrollment introductory classes which are literally gateways to majors and to upper division study.

It is free and open to members of the educational community and to the interested public as well as to college students.


1:00 pm
Vice Provost Michael Dennin, University of California, Irvine

Dr. Stephen Handel, Associate Vice President, Admissions, University of California, Office of the President

Emily Daniell Magruder, Director of the Institute for Teaching and Learning, California State University Office of the Chancellor

Dr. Glenn Roquemore, President, Irvine Valley College

1:15-2:00 pm
"High Failure Rate Gateway Courses: The REAL 'First Year Experience' "
President John N. Gardner
Institute for Excellence in Undergraduate Education Brevard, North Carolina

2:00 -2:30 pm
"STEM Gateway: Why Do We Equate Failure with Academic Rigor"
Vice Provost Michael Dennin
Teaching and Learning, UC Irvine

2:30 -3:00 pm
"General Education Transformation: A Developmental Learning Process for Faculty and Students"
Provost Shari G. McMahan, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Kim Costino, Director, Quarter to Semester Conversion Process
Janelle Gilbert, Director of General Education
CSU San Bernardino

3:00-3:30 Coffee break

3:30 -4:00 pm
"Scaling Faculty Professional Development: Course Redesign for Institutional Impact"
Catherine Haras, Senior Director
Beverly Bondad-Brown, Director of Academic Technology Center
Center for Effective Teaching and Learning, CSU Los Angeles

4:00-4:30 pm
"Outcomes of First-Year Implementation of the New General Education Program at CSU, Bakersfield"
Vernon Harper, PhD., Associate Vice President for Academic Programs,
Paul Newberry, PhD., Philosophy Professor and Director of General Education
Carl Kloock, PhD., Biology Professor
CSU Bakersfield

4:30-5:00 pm
"Making First Year Experience Truly High Impact with Reading Apprenticeship: Igniting Institutional Change One Classroom at a Time"
Nika Hogan, Assoc. Professor of English, College Coordinator for Strategic Literacy Initiative/ WestEd and 3CSN
Shelagh Rose, Assoc. Professor of ESL and First Year Pathways Faculty Lead
Pasadena City College

5:00-5:30 pm - Interest group discussion

5:30 – 6:00 pm - Sharing together where to take the collaboration

6:00-7:00 pm Reception

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