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Conference Program: The Power of Our Data 2020

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8-8:30 Breakfast (Founders) 
8:30-8:45 Welcome 
8:45-9:15 The Power of Data in Understanding Our Students’ Basic Needs

  • Presentation Description: The Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice has been the leading research institute examining the basic needs of college students nationwide for the last five years.  Mt. SAC participated in a statewide basic needs survey of 40,000 California community college students in fall 2018 and learned the following about our students: 46% are food insecure, 58% are housing insecure, and 18% are homeless.  This presentation will highlight the power of the Hope Center’s sobering data in shaping Mt. SAC’s efforts to develop a movement to both raise awareness and address our students’ basic needs. 

9:15-9:45 Sabbatical: Lightening Rounds

  • History of mind body relation beginning with Plato and ending with most prominent recent philosophers of mind
  • Create an online closed-captioned motivational video training program for academic excellence – The Student Success Academy.
  • Establish three new Music degrees: Music Education, Music Performance, and Music Therapy. The creation of these three degrees will provide required and relevant knowledge and skill for transfer and career readiness in music.
  • She will explore how technology has impacted interior design through a formal study, work experience, and an examination of e-commerce and its ne role in in interior design.
  • Proposes to update her skills and then produce laboratory activities and teaching materials using Geographic information Systems (GIS) 3D printing, resin casting, and digital manipulation *including captioning of vintage Native American films. 
  • A series of short animation videos will be created to teach students smart and quick study strategies for content-dense courses like Anatomy

9:45-10:15 Sabbaticals: Deeper Conversations
10:15-10:25 Find your next session
10:25-11:30 Research at Mt. SAC  
Theme A: 3 Transition Sessions (Room: Founders)

  • Non-Credit Transitions
  • ACES Action Research
  • Female Veteran Students Re-entry/IRB

Theme B: 3 Student Engagement Sessions (Room: 6-241)

  • STAR: Student-Teacher 
  • Deaf and Hard of Hearing
  • ARISE’s ASAP Letter Action Research

Theme C: 3 Transforming Data Sessions (Room 6-243)

  • IRB Research Dissertation Data: “Qualitative Study on Latina/o Community College Students”
  • Student Research Showcase
  • SCE ABE Transitional Math for Health Career 

11:30-11:45 Find your way Back to Founders Hall
11:45-12:15 Weaving and Moving Forward 
12:15-12:30 Wrap Up (Founders)
12:30 – 1:30 Lunch (Founders)