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Current Schedule of Classes

COMMITTEES

Sun EzzellThe Writing Committee meets the second Thursday of every month from 1:15 to 2:40 p.m. in Building 6, Room 112. Part-timers are strongly encouraged to join the discussion. If you have any questions, you are encouraged to contact the Chair of the Committee, Sun Ezzell, at (909) 274-6334 or at sezzell@mtsac.edu.

2013 Minutes

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2012 Minutes

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2009 Minutes

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Archived Minutes

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Martha HallThe Math Committee meets the fourth Tuesday of every month from 1:15 to 2:40 p.m. in Building 6, Room 112. Part-timers are strongly encouraged to join the discussion. If you have any questions, you are encouraged to contact the Chair of the Committee, Martha Hall, at (909) 274-6381 or at mhall@mtsac.edu.

2011 Minutes

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Archived Minutes

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Faculty Resources


LERN 48 - Basic Math Skills Review


LERN 49 - Math Skills Review


Ema BurmanThe Reading Committee meets the third Thursday of every month from 1:15 to 2:40 p.m. in Building 6, Room 112. Part-timers are strongly encouraged to join the discussion. If you have any questions, you are encouraged to contact the Chair of the Committee, Ema Burman, at (909) 274-4485 or at eburman@mtsac.edu.

2014 Minutes

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Archived Minutes

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Policy on Reading Texts

Any book used in READ classes must be selected from the approved list of books. Any book that is offered by the department for use must be approved by the members of the Reading Committee. The Reading Committee will meet to consider any proposed book different from currently used books for the following semester. If any instructor has a book that he/she would like to be considered, the book and a rationale for adopting it must be submitted to the Reading Committee. The Committee will determine which, if any, books will be deleted from the list.

The Study Techniques Committee meets the first Thursday of every month from 1:15 to 2:40 p.m. in Building 6, Room 112. Part-timers are strongly encouraged to join the discussion. If you have any questions, you are encouraged to contact Carolyn Robinson at (909) 274-6333 or at cfrobinson@mtsac.edu, or Lori Walker at (909) 274-3027 or at LWalker@mtsac.edu.

 

Faculty Resources | Best Practices | Learning Pathways

2014 Minutes

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Archived Minutes

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Faculty Resources


STDY 80 - Foundations for Academic Success

Outcomes

Students who complete STDY 80 will be able to:

  • Identify the physiological, intellectual, and emotional needs of the brain for effective learning.
  • Identify the critical thinking skills necessary to complete assignments using inductive versus deductive reasoning.
  • Identify appropriate contacts for an academic support system.
  • Explain how to use time-management techniques with long-term assignments.
  • Apply studying and learning strategies to lectures and texts.
  • Apply self-awareness strategies appropriate for academic success.
  • List personal extrinsic and intrinsic motivators.
  • Utilize the DAPPS (Dated, Achievable, Personal, Positive, Specific) method to create goals.
  • Outline a successful stress-management system.
  • Compare different resources for academic appropriateness.
  • Differentiate between brain-friendly and unhealthy food choices.

STDY 85A - Basic Overview of Strategies for Academic Success

Outcomes

Students who complete STDY 85A will be able to:

  • Identify appropriate strategies necessary for effective studying and learning.
  • List personal extrinsic and intrinsic motivators.
  • Identify the level of thinking necessary to complete an assignment using Bloom’s Taxonomy.
  • Identify specific learning preferences appropriate for student success.
  • Apply appropriate study strategies in other courses.
  • Appraise the use of emotional intelligence in stressful situations.
  • Evaluate goals based upon a specified timeline.

STDY 85C - Online Learning Success Skills

Outcomes

Students who complete STDY 85C will be able to:

  • Identify appropriate tools necessary for studying and learning effectively online.
  • List characteristics of self-directed learners.
  • Identify specific ways of learning appropriate for online student success.
  • Apply appropriate strategies and tools for interacting with other students in the course.
  • Implement a variety of tools in order to effectively communicate virtually with instructor, peers and group members.
  • Prepare a list of effective online resources.

STDY 100 - University-level Academic Success Strategies

Outcomes

Students who complete STDY 100 will be able to:

  • Identify the physiological, intellectual, and emotional needs of the brain for effective learning.
  • Define the preparation processes necessary for successful academic transfer.
  • Contrast the differences between emotional and intellectual quotient.
  • Apply learning theories appropriate for academic success.
  • Evaluate a successful self-management system.
  • Categorize the differences between the cognitive, affective, and psychomotor domains of Bloom's Taxonomy of critical thinking.
  • Analyze the appropriateness of various academic resources for use in college coursework.


The Faculty Meeting meets the second Tuesday of every month from 1:15 to 2:40 p.m. in Building 6, Room 112.

2014 Minutes

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Archived Minutes

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