Gavillan Hosts Introductory RA Event

To kick off the academic year, Gavilan and 3CSN co-sponsored an Introductory Reading Apprenticeship Workshop on Friday, 9/9/16. Participants (students, faculty, tutors, and Supplemental Instruction leaders) came from Hartnell College, Gavilan College, CSU Monterey Bay, Evergreen College, Middlebury Institute for International Studies at Monterey, Foothill College, Cabrillo College and Gonzales Adult School.   The day […]

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Reading Apprenticeship Events in Northern California!

3CSN sponsored two Reading Apprenticeship events in Northern California in February.  On February 19, STEM faculty and Instructional Assistants from nearly 10 Northern California community colleges gathered at College of San Mateo for a Reading Apprenticeship in STEM workshop.  The co-facilitators, representing Biology, Math, and Chemistry, are part of the Reading Apprenticeship Community College STEM Network […]

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Reading Apprenticeship at American River College

To kick off Spring 2016, American River College(ARC) and 3CSN recently co-sponsored a ½ day Reading Apprenticeship workshop. Reading Apprenticeship leaders and practitioners from six different disciplines at ARC facilitated this workshop for community college educators from the Sacramento area.  After an overview of the Reading Apprenticeship framework, each instructor guided participants through a discipline-specific […]

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  The Reading Apprenticeship Project launched its first webinar series this Spring. The theme for this 4-part series is Reading Apprenticeship (RA) and Campus Change Narratives; representatives from each college in this series will share how their RA efforts started and the specific steps they took to grow their Reading Apprenticeship program and reach educators […]

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Reading Apprenticeship at Orange Coast College

On Friday, February 20, 2015, community college faculty from the Orange County Learning Network gathered at Orange Coast College for an afternoon Reading Apprenticeship (RA) workshop. Current RA practitioners Mario Robertson, Dalva Dwyer, and Susan Gaer offered an overview of the RA framework, which includes the social, personal, cognitive and knowledge-building dimensions. The leaders guided […]

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Reading Apprenticeship Continues to Grow in 2015

The Reading Apprenticeship Community of Practice grew tremendously in Fall 2014 and it looks like the same will happen in 2015. To ring in 2015, 3CSN and several California Community Colleges hosted 1-Day Reading Apprenticeship workshops around the state that engaged 150 community college faculty in conversation about academic literacy. To start, in early January, […]

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College of San Mateo: What happens when a handful of faculty and a single administrator share a vision for change?

In the summer of 2012, Math and Science Dean Charlene Frontiera from the College of San Mateo (CSM) attended a statewide leadership institute run by the California Community Colleges Success Network (3CSN). She was drawn to 3CSN’s Community of Practice in Reading Apprenticeship and to the idea that students could be apprenticed into more meaningful […]

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Equity and Excellence through Reading Apprenticeship

The American Association of Colleges and Universities recently singled out Reading Apprenticeship at Pasadena City College as an example of “inclusive excellence.”  Why should you have to be economically privileged to experience a real First Year Experience and be properly introduced and invited to college?  At PCC we have demonstrated that all students–regardless of their […]

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West Los Angeles College: We’ve Got RA!

By Nancy Sander The West Los Angeles Reading Apprenticeship Faculty Inquiry Group started one and a half years ago.  The students can tell the RA story best. Siddiga Garushi is an ESL student from Sudan who began to use Reading Apprenticeship two levels below English 101. Her ESL course at that time was paired with […]

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