Category Archives: NADE 2016 Conference

Preparing Students, Increasing Success

We heard about many innovations in developmental education at the 2016 NADE conference, including (but certainly not limited to) accelerated courses, modular course designs, flipped classroom experiences, early college and bridge programs, and better placement testing.  We also learned about … Continue reading

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A Look at Wednesday

Here’s a look at Wednesday:

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Designing a Recovery Course for Students Being Dismissed

Presenters Daniel K. Apple (Pacific Crest) and Joyce Brasfield Adams (Hinds Community College) will share the research and practice of how to transform low GPA (1.0) students into Dean’s List students. They will share information on how to create a contextualized recovery … Continue reading

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Pre-Con #4 is All About English Learners!

Theory and Best Practice in the Education of English Learners: An Introduction Jill Bruellman, College of Lake County Jacinta Thomas, College of Lake County Participants will be introduced to the diversity of ELs in developmental classes and to the unique … Continue reading

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Have Fun and Learn with This Pre-Con!

Study Tour of Fullerton College and California State University Fullerton Participants, both international and national, will tour Fullerton College, one of California’s public community colleges, and California State University, Fullerton. Attendees will get an overview of both colleges’ academic support … Continue reading

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Pre-Conference Institute 11

Starting Up and Scaling Up: What Are We Waiting For? A workshop for those contemplating offering Accelerated Learning Program and for those who are ready to scale up from a small number of sections. We will explore challenges to starting … Continue reading

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What’s Better than Sliced Bread?

Institute 12: Better Than Sliced Bread: CoATS – Collaborative Active Teaching Strategies Using collaborative active teaching strategies creates a golden opportunity for instructors to prepare students to compete in a global society. Come and practice interactive strategies to enhance student … Continue reading

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All About the Tutors

Institute 10: Mindfulness and Compassion for Tutors and Tutees Practicing mindfulness and compassion can benefit the individual engaged in practice, but it can also enhance relationships with others. Learn about the effects of a Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program on tutors … Continue reading

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Create a Culture of Thinking!

Institute # 6: Our Reading Toolbox: The Reading/Writing-Thinking Connection We invite you to experience how you can create a “Culture of Thinking” in your classroom using OUR READING TOOLBOX. You will acquire tools and strategies that can stimulate students’ independent … Continue reading

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One Golden Opportunity: Build an Integrated Reading & Writing Course — In One Day

Join Lisa Hoeffner and Kent Hoeffner  of McLennan Community College for an engaging and productive day of course building! The morning session will include a presentation of theory, pedagogies, learning outcomes, and course delivery options. Later, participants will use their own computers … Continue reading

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