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Session A: 1-2 pm  Title

Presenter

105

Q and A with Eric Paulson

Eric Paulson, Ph.D.
Texas State University

107

Q and A with Amy Getz

Amy Getz
University of Texas - Austin

109

A Guide to Implementing College Prep Redesign at Your College—Four Essentials Components.

The Red Rocks Redesign Team will share what they have identified as the four essential steps to effectively implementing redesign: 1) creating an institutional plan, 2) building a core redesign team, 3) redesigning the curriculum to align with CCCS goals, and 4) training staff and faculty in the changes.

Rebecca Smith and Nicole Lacriox
Red Rocks Community College

116

Using Mandatory Tutoring as a Way to Improve Accuplacer Scores

MSU-Denver’s mandatory preparation for placement testing initiative has produced promising results and large gains on placement scores. In addition to the information presented about the MSU-Denver program, this program will encourage open discussion amongst participants regarding the role of academic preparation in the placement testing process.

Derrick E. Haynes, Ph.D. and Eric Dunker, Ph.D.
Metropolitan State University of Denver

201

Crafting the Studio: Structure and Freedom at Work in CCR 094

This presentation strives to assist instructors in exploring both the structure and the possibilities of CCR 094. Drawing from my involvement in developing Studio 121 at Front Range Community College, I seek participants' help in examining the model's opportunities and ask for a deepened, complicated, and enriched understanding of students.

Amy Sutcliffe
Front Range Community College

203

Studio 121 CCR 094:  Essential Factors

This session will highlight the most essential elements of running a successful Studio 121 CCR 094 Accelerated Learning Program course.

Kona Morris and Chase Heart
Community College of Denver
Leah Rogin-Roper
Arapahoe Community College

204

Acting Out in the Classroom

This seminar will use an interactive approach to explore that ways that a constructivist model of learning (via theatre games) can be used to teach high-level content in any discipline.  This interactive presentation will focus on the use of theatre-games to build communtiy, teach content, and challenge both teachers and students.  The distinction between learning and fun will be purposelly blurred and explored, so we can open up the physical space of the classroom and transform it.

John O’Leary and Brian Dickson
Community College of Denver

205

Transformations in Writing- Digital Storytelling

An opportunity for students to think critically, be reflective and take ownership of their learning.  A way for faculty to engage in creative assessment with their classes as community.  Digital storytelling brings writing and ideas to life, across the curriculum, across levels, and across the institution in a transformative process.

Lisa Silverstein and Lisa Joslyn
Community College of Denver

211

Personalizing the Path to College Readiness

Learn how new media is being leveraged in course redesign efforts to engage learners, accelerate remediation and foster student success. The non-profit NROC project offers rich, adaptable online resources to support new models of developmental education.  Hear how Colorado instructors have been using resources to support new modes of instruction

Terri Rowenhorst
The NROC Project
Jason Burke and Lara Urano
Community College of Denver
Erica Hastert
CCCOnline

213

Opening the Door: Advising Students in the Redesigned Dev Ed Model

Students at the developmental level need intrusive advising as they navigate college culture/expectations. With the redesigned developmental curriculum, stakes are high for students and institutions. As an early point of contact for new students, advisors must be aware of the effects the redesign has on students’ experiences and needs.

Coral Scherma
Community College of Denver

217

Courseware Development Engineers at Hawkes Learning
Systems have designed an Expert System to offer instant and specific feedback when students need it the most: after making a mistake. By adapting to students’ learning needs, Hawkes’ mastery-based software improves learning outcomes and reduces anxiety.

Caitlin McDevitt
Hawkes Learning Systems

223

Engaging Students in the Struggle: Mathematical Practices and the Flipped Classroom

This presentation will introduce the flipped learning model and how rich mathematical tasks can be used to create a classroom culture where the standards for mathematical practice are valued and used.  Participants may want to bring a TI-graphing calculator to use for the presentation.

Denise Nunley
Scottsdale Community College

4th Floor

A Tour of the Academic Support Center at CCD

Join the staff of the Academic Support Center at CCD for a tour of our space on the 4th floor of Confluence. Participants will learn about the operations of the Math, Writing, ESL and Reading & Study Strategies Centers. We will gather in the beautiful student study area to discuss the role the tutoring center has played in the developmental education redesign.

Donelle Hogarth
Community College of Denver

TBA

Just-in-Time Teaching: A 21st-Century Teaching Technique

Just-in-Time Teaching is an evidence-based teaching technique using internet tools for face-to-face courses. Students and instructors are better prepared for class, allowing for better use of their time together.

Jeff Loats, Ph.D.
Metropolitan State University of Denver


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Session B: 2-3 pm  Title

Presenter

105

Which of the dev math redesign flavors of the week should you choose?  Yes!

Redesign doesn't have to be a pre-packaged product.  Come see how one dev math class mixes aspects from several popular designs and how this presents unique challenges in measuring its success.

Joe Brenkert
Front Range Community College

107

Rewriting Students' Stories: Challenging Myths of Integrating English

The academic experience of students testing two levels below college often looks like a “Choose Your Own Adventure” book, where the protagonist creates an academically fatal ending based on too many options and often uninformed choices. Developmental English and Reading faculty have worked together to re-write this story through the creation of an integrated English, Reading, and affective learning course, enabling more students to complete developmental courses, college-level English and other transfer-level courses.

Rachel Blue Ankney and
Candace McClelland-Fieler
Community College of Aurora

109

Online SoftLanding Options: LOOCs, MOOCs and More

Learn about CCCOnline’s summer pilot of a “LOOC” as a Math Assessment Prep course and plans to expand this model into larger scale “MOOC” in the future.  Join the conversation about the challenges and opportunities of facilitating developmental math instruction in a learner-centered online environment.

Erica Hastert
CCCOnline
Keith White
Utah Valley University (via web conference/phone)
Terri Rowenhorst
The NROC Project

116

Developmental Education and Meditation: Developing Attention and Depth of Reading

This presentation will present methodology, student responses, and findings as well ad five minutes of meditation practice time with demonstration of Focused Attention Meditation and discussion about the participants experience with the meditation. Question and answer time will be provided.

Lisa Joslyn
Community College of Denver

201

Introduction to Academic Coaching: Non-Cognitive Success Skills

Through demonstrations and role-plays participants will learn how coaching motivates students to set goals, identify challenges, and create action plans to overcome obstacles. Participants will gain hands-on experience using coaching as a tool for helping students create visions for the future and inspiring them to make commitments for success.

Carol Carter
LifeBound

203

Digging for Gold in the Right Places: online solutions for targeted intervention and placement prep  

Identifying learners’ strengths and weaknesses early on can help you target their unique needs.  Learn how Edmentum’s Northstar Workforce Readiness and Plato Learning can help deliver targeted, differentiated, individually responsive instruction, diagnostic and prescriptive assessment, and outcome-based intervention.  Learn how these programs contribute to a more meaningful identification of learning problems and improve instructional quality.

Anne Kaiser
Edmentum

204

QuickStart: An Institutional Collaboration to Accelerate Developmental Students

This session will highlight Metro State University’s QuickStart program, in collaboration with the Community College of Denver, which aims at increasing acceleration, retention and success rates of freshman students requiring at least two semesters of remediation in one or more subject areas.

Brian Dickson, Peter Lindstrom, Mark Rockswold, Nancy Stohlman, and Kona Morris
Community College of Denver

Chivonne Torres and Derrick Haynes
Metropolitan State University of Denver

205

Incorporating an on-Line Textbook in Developmental Writing Curriculum with emphasis on CCR 093 & 094 classes

This presentation summarizes an assessment of the on-line textbook including student transition, learning, evaluation, and cost savings. Session participants will experience using the on-line textbook via D2L, and discuss the concept of on-line texts in college classes with emphasis on incorporating the text in CCR 093 & 094 classes.

Dr. Merrill Glustrom
Front Range Community College

208

DevEd Students are “Landing Softly” at CCD

New developmental math, reading and English - oh my!!
Colorado community colleges are contemplating course offerings, text selections, and how to design their assessment prep/“soft landing.” Community College of Denver has “been there and done that” – and are excited to share what we’ve put together and learned.

Lara Urano and Jason Burke
Community College of Denver

211

Impact Student Success and Retention with Online Tutoring

Live, Online Tutoring Learn how Smarthinking provides live, online tutoring to students 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. Online Writing Lab Students learn how to improve every aspect of their writing through our innovative Online Writing Lab. Tutoring Platform Explore the features and capabilities of our intuitive, student-centered tutoring platform. Implementation ServicesSmarthinking provides a comprehensive range of implementation and support services for each client institution.

Ed Lott
Smarthinking

213

Student feedback in an online environment: Using technology to provide student feedback from MyMathLab assignments.

This presentation is designed to explore some of the technologies being used in online Developmental Math classes at Aims Community College to provide feedback to online students. While the primary focus is on providing feedback from the MyMathLab platform, the technologies can be used on a variety of platforms. More Information

Ray Brown
Aims Community College

217

Developmental English and Reading Redesign: The Write Stuff

This presentation will show how Reading and English courses can be integrated while incorporating Accelerated Learning. Quality data collection, supplemental materials, and the institutional change in switching from traditional 16-week ENG and RED courses to Accelerated integrated Reading and English courses will all be addressed in the presentation.

Wes Anthony, M.S.
Cleveland Community College

223

Bedford Redesign Resources:  Advisement to Execution

We’ll cover consulting, training, customization, and technology services as well as available products for Developmental English course redesign. We’ll demonstrate how the various members of our team can help from advisement through execution as you redesign your course.

Kris Yesley and Vivian Garcia
Bedford/St. Martins