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TODAY: Series Planning Session "Quick Help to Get Thru Killer Gateway Courses?" FridayLive! 2pmET March 29

  • 29 Mar 2019
  • 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Zoom Online Conf.


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Low-Threshold Improvements for "Killer" Gateway Courses & LTAs

Brainstorming and Stone Soup Discussion 2pmET March 29

For students, faculty, and those who support them who are currently trying to “get thru” these courses or course requirements….

“Gateway Courses” Series Definition/Scope  [What will we include/exclude?]

WHICH “Killer” Gateway Courses First?

  • Math – “101?” – pre-algebra, algebra, statistics,…?
  • English – “101?” – writing, editing, reading, literature…?
  • Chemistry – notation, …?
  • [Computer Literacy, … Other commonly used title for this course?]
  • Other?

Low-Threshold Improvements [Clarify, examples]

Brief intro enables participants to reject or commit to use;  includes online component; non-intimidating; relatively low-cost

  • LTA (Low-Threshold Application or Activity)
  • Low-Threshold Programmatic Course Improvement (LTPCI)

WHICH LTA Categories First?

  • Google Search
  • Zoom Meetings
  • Digital Annotation
  • Memory Practice Tools (e.g., flash cards, Quizlet, )
  • Visualization Practice
  • Self-Learning (Pre-Requisite skills, e.g., subject-verb agreement in complex sentences, pre-algebra; …)
  • Study/Learning Skills;  e.g.,...

WHICH LTPCIs Programmatic Course Improvements First?

  • Sources? Examples?

How focus, structure every(?) FridayLive! session in series? ...

“Straw man” Proposal for First of Series: April 5, 2019 ?


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