Webinar 1: Affective Domain
Precursors to Academic Performance

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In this FREE two-part webinar, ACE founder Diego Navarro discusses the role of the affective or non-cognitive domain in meeting the needs of developmental education students in higher education and why it is an important precursor to academic performance. Diego shares ACE's measurement approach and the evidence collected over two years from six colleges.

Part A: Why Affective Learning is Important & How to Measure Affective Precursors (11/30/12)


Part 2: Who Benefits from Affective Learning? (12/7/12)

 

To give you a sense of participants feedback from the first ACE Precursors to Academic Performance webinar, here are several responses to polling questions given during the session.The following are the results from those who responded to our polls:

  • 99% Strongly Agreed or Agreed (68% said Strongly Agreed) that the academic semester can be used to strengthen the affective precursors to academic performance,
  • 67% said the webinar described between 50-100% of their students; and 92% said between 25-100% of their students when asked: what percentage of students at your college have we described (when describing student needs),
  • 90% chose one of the ACE Solutions or All of the Above (66% chose All of the Above) when asked: what ACE Solutions most likely will help my college strengthen students’ affective precursors to academic performance (ACE solutions included: ACE Professional Development, ACE Affective-Oriented Curriculum and Materials, and ACE Affective Measurement Tool).

Agenda

Session topics include:

  • What is the affective or non-cognitive dimension?

  • Why is it important to address this for developmental education students?

  • How does ACE measure students affectively?

  • What is the evidence?

Prerequisite:

None

Pre-session Preparation:

There is no required preparation for this webinar, however you will want to be familiar with the audio/slide presentation given by Diego Navarro at the recent Strengthening Student Success Conference to further familiarize yourself with the importance of measuring the affective dimension of developmental education students.


Webinar 2: Teaching to the Affective Domain

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In this webinar ACE founder Diego Navarro talks about teaching to the affective domain and what you can do in the classroom to meet the needs of your students. Diego also outlines the professional development workshops and curriculum ACE has developed that prepares community college faculty to meet the affective / non-cognitive needs of community college students.

Agenda

Session topics include:

  • How to teach to the affective domain?

  • What can be done in the classroom to meet the needs of our students?

  • Professional development opportunities that help faculty address the affective needs of our students.

Prerequisite:

None

Pre-session Preparation

There is no required preparation for this webinar, however we encourage you to view the first webinar in this series Affective Domain: Precursors to Academic Performance. Additionally, you can view this audio/slide presentation given by Diego Navarro at the Strengthening Student Success Conference to further familiarize yourself with the importance of measuring the affective dimension of developmental education students.


Webinar 3: Rethinking Orientation to the Community College

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In this webinar, recorded on February 1st, 2013, ACE founder Diego Navarro discusses the need for an intensive introduction to community college that shifts the students’ mindsets and behaviors towards improved academic performance. He discusses curriculum that addresses and evidence that shows shifts in student’s affective factors.

 

Session topics include:

  • How can we rethink orientation to the community college to address the affective needs of our students?

  • What can colleges do to ensure student success in the first two weeks of school?

  • What are the curricular and professional development opportunities that will help faculty address the needs of developmental education students in their first two weeks of the semester?

Preparation for this Webinar Recording

No preparation is required before viewing this webinar. We do encourage you to view the first and second webinars in this series: Affective Domain: Precursors to Academic Performance; andTeaching to the Affective Domain (video coming soon). Additionally, you can view the audio/slide presentation given by Diego Navarro at the Strengthening Student Success Conference to further familiarize yourself with the importance of measuring the affective dimension of developmental education students.


Webinar: Supporting the Students of the Future

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ACE Founder Diego Navarro delves deeper into the concepts he presented in his Change magazine article “Supporting the Students of the Future” and engages participants in an interactive discussion.

 

Agenda

Session topics include:

  • Who are “vulnerable” or “tentative” students?
  • How can we reach these students?
  • What can we do to increase retention & completion for these students? 

Prerequisite:

None

Pre-session Preparation

Post-session Homework

 

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Webinar Recording (3/23/2012) Note that this recording is delivered by CCC Confer, so a nativeplayback app will be loaded on your computer.