Basic Skills Coordinators/Deans

2008 Basic Skills Coordinators/Deans Workshops  Basic Skills Coordinators Workshops In fall 2008, Basic Skills Coordinators Workshops were held in both Northern and Southern California. Contained here is information that was presented and discussed at both of those workshops. Basic Skills Coordinators/Deans Workshop:  September 17-18, 2009–Newport Beach Basic Skills Coordinators/Deans met in Newport Beach to discuss issues, […]

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VoiceThread

VoiceThread–What’s That? VoiceThread is a phenomenal way to share information with others online without having to type it.   Instead, you can leave voice messages with your computer’s microphone or with your telephone.   And best of all, you can easily delete your message if you make a mistake.  And if you really would prefer to type […]

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Program Evaluation

On Thursday, May 20, 2010, Darla Cooper and Matt Wetstein from the Research and Planning (RP) Group, presented information on program evaluation. Below are the handouts from the presentation. Presentation Outline How to Do Evaluation Handouts Sacramento Handout Logic Model Development Guide Evaluation Plan Worksheet Logic Model Examples

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Building the Network

We cannot live for ourselves alone. Our lives are connected by a thousand invisible threads…                           Herman Melville     SCVN Colleges Websites for colleges in the Sacramento/Central Valley Network:          College of the Siskiyous      Lassen College   Feather River College       Butte Basic Skills Site    Butte College   Folsom Lake College Woodland College                                                                                                            American River College   Sacramento City […]

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Recommended Reading

Sense 2008 National Report Basic Skills as a Foundation for Success in California Community Colleges (aka, the “Poppy Copy”) Two new Literature Reviews:   Promising Practices for Transitioning Students from Adult Education to Postsecondary Education and Effective Practices for Promoting the Transition of High Shool Students to College. Constructing a Framework for Success: A Holistic Approach to Basic […]

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SCVN Regional Gatherings

Welcome to the SCVN Regional Gatherings!  Here you will find information about all the SCVN Regional Gatherings that have occurred in 2010.  Everything here is yours to use and share.  Enjoy! SCVN Gathering: Cosumnes River College, February 19, 2010 Agenda Outcomes and Evaluation   PowerPoints Aimee Myers’ Assessment PowerPoint Aimee Myers’ Assessment Handouts Katie Hern’s […]

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Logic Modeling

  What is Logic Modeling? During the June 2009 Basic Skills Initative Leadership Institute, the SCVN coordinators/deans learned about logic modeling.  Logic Modeling is a process that helps basic skills committees create outcomes, activities, outputs, and resources for their collges’ collective basic skills efforts.  Logic Modeling allows everyone’s voice to be heard and valued and operates on […]

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Additional Resources

Following are a variety of resources that were posted during the 2009 BSI Leadership Institute.  Check them out! If you’d like to leave comments or questions about any of these resources, please click on “blog it” below. Measuring Up report, 2008: http://www.box.net/shared/qmbt4ythm9 The Randy Bass document referenced by Katie Hern in Day 5’s  session: http://www.box.net/shared/lay62o00mc […]

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SCVN Inquiry

While at the BSI Leadership Institute in San Francisco, the Basic Skills Coordinators/Deans from the pilot colleges in the Sacramento/Central Valley Network developed the following Regional Network Inquiry question: How do we get faculty to take ownership (ongoing engagement in and implementation of) of their professional development in teaching underprepared students? Please leave comments about this Inquiry […]

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Leadership Institute

Welcome to the 2009 BSILI! This page contains information that was discussed or created at the Leadership Institute, June 14-20, held at California State University at San Francisco. Please click on “blog it” below to leave comments or questions about the Leadership Institute. Left to Right: Participants from the Sacramento/Central Valley Network included Kirsten Corbin, […]

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