Webinar: Tips and Tricks for Taking English Corequisites Online

This is the recorded version of CAP’s webinar featuring Jamie Dingman, a Citrus College English instructor who has been teaching corequisite-supported English composition since spring 2018. The webinar focuses on addressing questions and concerns of faculty who had to make the sudden shift to online instruction because of the Covid-19 pandemic, with an emphasis on how to …

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High Challenge, High Support Statistics Course Available Free through Canvas

In the California community colleges, the majority of students take statistics to satisfy requirements for general education or their major, and almost all of these students are taking statistics as their first math or quantitative reasoning course at the college.

This open source online statistics course in Canvas was developed and class-tested by California community college faculty. Materials include a student activity packet and instructor’s facilitation guide. These materials promote productive interaction with, and conceptual understanding of, core statistical concepts, and help instructors recognize and address common issues that arise when students with weaker math backgrounds are learning college-level statistics.

Getting There

Are California Community Colleges Maximizing Student Completion of Transfer-Level Math and English? A new law, Assembly Bill 705 (Irwin), is driving dramatic changes in how California Community Colleges place students into English and math courses. Beginning in fall 2019, AB 705 requires the colleges to use students’ high school grades as the primary means of …

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