Apr 27, 2012
Humboldt State will host its second annual Institute for Student Success on Wednesday, May 16, comprising presentations, skill-building workshops and active discussions.
Geared to administrators, faculty and staff, the Institute will include a keynote by Claude Steele, Dean of Stanford’s School of Education and former Provost at Columbia. Steele is the author of Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do. The first 20 registrants will receive a free copy.
Workshops will include:
Identifying and Disrupting Micro-aggressions – Maxwell Schnurer and Sheila Rocker Heppe
Intentionally Designed Learning Experiences (IDLE): Strategies to Engage Students – Jayne McGuire and Monty Mola
Peer Support in Classes and Programs – Nancy Vizenor, Mary Virnoche, and Jessica Black
The First Generation Student Experience – Noah Zerbe and Marissa Mourer
Navigating Boundaries with Students – Pam Brown and Tomas Aguirre
There will be prize drawings for books and technology items (Kindle, iPad), and a continental breakfast and full lunch will be served.
Registration and details are posted at http://www.humboldt.edu/institute.