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Online Course: Teaching First-Generation College Students

Estela Zarate, Ph.D., and Rebecca Gutierrez Keeton, Ph.D., faculty in the department of educational leadership at Cal State Fullerton, have develo​ped an online professional development seminar focused on evidence-based strategies for teaching that draw on the strengths of first-generation college students. In 2019, 25 faculty from nine CSU campuses are participating in the seminar.

Related Resources:

Center for First-Generation Student​ Success, an initiative of NASPA and the Suder Foundation.

Professional Development: CSU Reading Apprenticeship

Reading Apprenticeship (RA) is an approach to disciplinary literacy that helps students become more active, engaged, social and reflective readers and learners. In 2019, 39 faculty from 10 CSU campuses are taking RA 101 or RA in College Writing online.

Learn More about RA

Related Resources:

CSU Webcast | 2018 webcast from CSUMB's Nelson Graff and Rebecca Kersnar
CSU Presentation | Reading and College Writing: Enhancing Academic Literacy (PDF)
WestEd's RA Framework

Upcoming Teaching & Learning Conferences

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EduCause Conference | October 14-17, 2019, Chicago
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Lilly Conference: Teaching for Active and Engaged Learning | February 27-29, 2020, San Diego
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NCORE Conference | May 26-30, 2020, New York City
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POD Network Annual Conference | November 13-17, 2019
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