Shifting Paradigms: Re-Imagining Student Success

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Measuring Success In & Out of the Classroom [clear filter]
Friday, April 6

10:30am EDT

Working with Rubrics to Evaluate Writing
The session will put into practice the idea that Writing for Specific Purposes can lead to Evaluating for Specific Purposes, clarifying the goals of writing and evaluating for students and instructors.

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William Berry

Professor of Language and Literature, CAPE COD COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Professor Berry first attended a community college in his hometown of Detroit, Michigan. He received his Bachelor's Degree in literature from Antioch College and studied a year abroad at Eberhard-Karls University in Tuebingen, Germany. Thereafter, he earned his Master's Degree in... Read More →

Friday April 6, 2018 10:30am - 11:15am EDT
H-111 Hawthorne Hall

11:30am EDT

Assessing Global Literacy
Global literacy matters. We encourage, teach, and seek funding for it. Yet, assessment remains a challenge. Commercial tools are expensive and rarely address specific data needs. We will introduce qualitative and quantitative approaches to help participants build their own tools.

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Colin Adams

Associate Professor, Sociology, Berkshire Community College

Frank Schickor

Professor of Biology/Department Chair, Berkshire Community College

Friday April 6, 2018 11:30am - 12:15pm EDT
M-101 Melville Hall

11:30am EDT

Participatory Action Research: A Process of Privileging the Experiential and Lived-Knowledge of Student Co-researchers
Student co-researchers and I will share back some of our initial PAR findings and discuss some of the challenges and tensions and strengths this PAR study created.  I will also share my perspectives on: to what extent does this study speak to Student Success?  How does PAR frame “student success?”


Tara Gully-Hightower

Massasoit Community College

Friday April 6, 2018 11:30am - 12:15pm EDT
M-102 Melville Hall