Dana Center Sponsors Two Webinars on Equity in Corequisite Courses
The Charles A. Dana Center at The University of Texas at Austin is pleased to sponsor two interactive webinars from Brazosport College and Lone Star College–Kingwood.
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Title: Being Equity-Minded in the Writing Center and English Corequisites
Date/Time: September 25, 2020 – 4-5:30pm ET / 3:00-4:30pm CT / 2-3:30pm MT / 1-2:30pm PT
Description: Join our webinar on how to produce equitable student outcomes by evaluating student needs, meeting those needs as simply as possible, and measuring student learning to determine how well those needs have been met. Dr. April Sikorski, director of the Writing Center, and Tabatha Rhodes, instructor of English, will discuss the ways that the Writing Center and corequisite courses embody equity. Dr. Sikorski will share how the Writing Center supported students during the March pivot to remote instruction and how the Center continues to support students remotely. Mrs. Rhodes will discuss how she cultivated her partnership with the Writing Center before and following the pivot to remote operations. She will offer suggestions for meaningfully integrating technology into a corequisite learning experience.
Session recordings and other resources available at https://tinyurl.com/Tutor-Coreq-Fall2020.
Title: Being Equity-Minded and Culturally Inclusive in Mathematics Tutoring and Corequisites
Date/Time: October 2, 2020 – 4-5:30pm ET / 3:00-4:30pm CT / 2-3:30pm MT / 1-2:30pm PT
Description: Join in this discussion on teaching and tutoring practices that improve student engagement with mathematics. Dr. Stephanie Andrews from Lone Star College–Kingwood will facilitate as participants explore culturally inclusive teaching practices that increase equitable outcomes. She will also discuss pursuing a closer relationship with tutoring services so that students receive services better aligned with their mathematical experiences.
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