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Responding to Distressed & Disruptive Student Behavior

Get updated information for working with students in crisis.

05 Feb 2010
Understanding and Working With Contemporary Students

Presented by Larry Roper, Vice Provost for Student Affairs, this session will focus on cultivating a better understanding of the new generation of students and how they make meaning of the world.

27 Oct 2009
The Dimensions of Learning, Education, and Brain Plasticity

Dr. Michael Merzenich, Professor Emeritus, University of California at San Francisco focuses on development and application of strategies designed to normalize and/or strengthen brain function (human abilities) in normal, impaired and dysfunctional child and adult populations. For more than three decades, Dr. Merzenich has been a leading pioneer in brain plasticity research.

02 May 2009
Promoting Inclusive Class Environments

This workshop focuses on specific things instructors can do to build and maintain a supportive and warm classroom environment, particularly for women, students of color, students with disabilities, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered students. Participants are given opportunities to evaluate their classroom climate and identify ways to facilitate an even more open and affirming climate for all students.

09 Feb 2009
Portfolio Design for Programs and Courses

Portfolios are comprehensive ways to assess students’ knowledge and skills in which students use a variety of artifacts and media to demonstrate what they know and can do. Since their emergence, portfolios have offered an alternative to traditional educational evaluation methods, and are touted for their ability to capture an authentic and holistic image of an individual’s experiences, competencies, progress, goals, and accomplishments over periods of time.

15 Feb 2008

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