CSU Supplemental Instruction Strategies: Sharing and Adopting Proven Practices, April 21

In response to campus requests, the CSU Academic Technology Services has organized a free one-day Supplemental Instruction (SI) demonstration, workshop, and planning meeting on Friday, April 21 at the Chancellor’s Office. Each campus may send up to four participants, with suggested attendees being your AVP for Student Success, Institutional Research Director, Director of SI/Learning Services,… Read More »

CSU Quality Assurance wins National Award

CSU Quality assurance received the “Making a Difference for Students” award given for Outstanding Impact by an Organization. The CSU is recognized for implementing an effective Quality Assurance for Blended-Online Courses program, cultivating exemplary practices, and cross-disseminating exemplars among faculty to improve course quality. Marked by a cadre of certified master/peer reviewers, the program has… Read More »

150 Participants at CRT Mid-Year meeting, January, 2017

Participants in the 2016-17 CRT program (Proven, Virtual Labs, Sustaining Success programs, as well as Campus CRT Coordinators), attended this critical program activity. CRT colleagues shared the status of course redesign implementations, assessment methods and outcome measures developed, and other elements toward the remaining stages of the Course Redesign ePortfolio. See a recap of the CRT… Read More »

Fresno State receives International Supplemental Instruction Awards

Fresno State’s Supplemental Instruction Program was the recipient of multiple awards given by the International Center for Supplemental Instruction at the University of Missouri, Kansas City. Outstanding SI Program Award, 2016 Recipient: Tosha Guiffrida and Staff, Fresno State, Learning Center Outstanding SI Mentor Award, 2016 Recipient: Kaley Osborn Outstanding SI Leader Award, 2016 Recipient: Reyroot… Read More »

CSU uses OpenStax to save students over $2m in textbooks

Rice University-based publisher OpenStax announced Aug. 1 the top 10 schools that have saved their students the most money through adoption of OpenStax free college textbooks in the 2015-16 academic school year. The CSU ranks #2 in savings-to-students! See more at: http://news.rice.edu/2016/08/01/openstax-ranks-the-colleges-that-save-the-most-with-free-textbooks/#.V7d4KGDIte8.twitter

@CalState LA Virtual Labs success featured in article

California State University, Los Angeles, Biology Professor, Bob Desharnais is featured as part of the University Business article, “The virtual lab advantage in higher ed: Increasing course availability, lowering costs, improving functionality.”