Thank you for joining our online Conference-Lite. Offerings include a welcome from NCOSS President Lucretia White, a RISE update from Laura Kalbaugh, and concurrent sessions on co-requisite instruction, transition courses, and advising. Please join us in the Break Room and at Friday’s Lunch for a chance to interact with your fellow attendees!
Lucretia White, NCOSS President, shares a welcome message, including information about our chapter’s recent NOSS award. Congratulations, NCOSS!
Laura Kalbaugh, Director of the NC Student Success Center with NCCCS, discusses the current status of Reinforced Instruction for Student Excellence, the statewide initiative that is going full scale in Fall 2020.
Please join in our asynchronous discussion. We’ll be chatting in Google Docs.
Lunch — Friday, May 1st at Noon
Join us on Friday, May 1st from noon until 1 p.m. for a live chat with your colleagues. Simply click on the link below during the designated time. For a more authentic feel, bring your own boxed lunch! The chat will be lightly moderated by Tammy Bishop with Wayne CC.
General Interest Sessions
NC Rises for Student Success: A Statewide Corequisite Model — by Laura Kalbaugh
This presentation includes an overview of RISE, an implementation timeline, and a preliminary analysis of effectiveness. Statewide data from spring 2019 pilots and Wake Tech data from fall 2020 are included.
Five Lessons Learned from a RISE Pilot — by Gabby McCutchen
This presentation shares five challenges faced by Durham Tech as the college piloted RISE in Spring 2019, with a focus on solutions and suggestions for preventing these problems moving forward. This presentation is particularly relevant for colleges implementing RISE in the coming semester.
Every Student, Every Day!: Incorporating Growth Mindset in Every Class — by Beth McCall, Jami McSwain, Matthew Putman, and Sherry Sherrill
This presentation introduces growth mindset. Highlights include how to recognize fixed and growth mindset in students, a self-assessment, and concrete ways to foster a growth mindset among students.
Developing a Developmental Mindset: Best Practices from Developmental Education for Use by College-Level Faculty — by Kris DeAngelis
This presentation provides simple, easy to implement techniques from developmental education that curriculum faculty can use to better reach their students. This research-based presentation introduces seven easy, concrete techniques from developmental education theory and provides examples in which these techniques were used in curriculum-level courses.
ENG Specific Sessions
RISE Transition English (ENG 002) Training Session — by Cherise Millsaps
This presentation offers an overview of ENG 002. The best practices from Wake Tech and NROC reminders portions will be especially helpful for faculty implementing RISE this summer and fall.
RISE Co-requisite English (ENG 011) Training Session — by Cherise Millsaps
This presentation offers an overview of ENG 011. The process followed by Wake Tech is included.
MAT Specific Sessions
RISE Transition Math (MAT 002) Training Session — by Dustin Sharp and Stephanie Hayes
This presentation is a training guide for MAT 002. An overview of the course as well as an introduction to EdReady are included.
RISE Transition Math (MAT 002) Training Session — by Rhoderick Fleming and Cindy Fowler
This presentation offers an overview of MAT 002. The process followed by Wake Tech is included.
RISE Co-requisite Math Training Session — by Rhoderick Fleming and Cindy Fowler
This presentation is a training guide for implementing co-requisite MAT courses: MAT 010, MAT 021, MAT 043, MAT 052, and MAT 071. Best practices from Wake Tech are included.
Student Support Specific Sessions
Creating a Personal Connection in Virtual Advising — by Candice Solis
This session offers specific techniques for building a strong relationship with students through virtual advising and coaching.
DIY Online Learning Center — by Talia Friday
This presentation introduces an online learning center at Central Carolina Community College.
Feedback for NCOSS
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