Webinar: Owning Our Data – From Reaction to Action

Examining disaggregated success data for our own courses can bring up feelings of defensiveness, shame, frustration, and hopelessness. Three English faculty from Sacramento City College share how confronting and reflecting on their own data helped them move to concrete, targeted actions that lead to more equitable outcomes.

Webinar: Grading for Equity

In this interactive session, Joe Feldman, career educator and author of the book Grading for Equity, and Dr. Shantha Smith provide a brief overview of the history of traditional grading and how the continued use of those practices can negatively impact teaching and learning, raise stress, and perpetuate disparities. They introduce a framework for equitable grading and provide …

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Webinar: Across the False Divide

Supporting English Learners in College-Level Composition Though ESL and English have long been seen as two very separate disciplines, viewing the same students’ writing across multiple semesters reveals that students’ English can and does develop as they tackle the challenges of college-level coursework. Following a close examination of selected students’ work, the presenters will share …

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Instructional Cycle for Integrated Reading and Writing

This framework for teaching in an integrated reading and writing context was first developed by Katie Hern in 2011 for use in CAP professional development programs, and later updated with input from faculty at Irvine Valley and Solano colleges.