Habits of Mind (HoM)

The HoM Faculty Inquiry Group (F.I.G.) centers on helping students to produce knowledge and develop critical perspectives on their own thoughts, attitudes, beliefs, and work product. HoM centers on a set of behaviors that successful people cultivate and helps students implement this behaviors in all aspects of their lives to become more successful. For the most up-to-date resources, please click here.

For more information and/or join this F.I.G., please contact: 

Pam Huntington
(209) 381 - 6500
pamela.huntington@mccd.edu

 

Reading Apprenticeship (RA)

The RA Faculty Inquiry Group (F.I.G.) has been designed to help faculty, staff, and students re-envision students' capabilities. Rather than focusing on students' under preparedness, RA helps faculty find ways to leverage students' strengths and capabilities to create 'apprentice' students capable of discipline-specific academic literacies. For the most up-to-date resources, please click here.

For more information and/or join this F.I.G., please contact:

Jory Taber
(209) 381 - 6534
taber.j@mccd.edu          

Dr. Brandon Tenn
(209) 386-6783
brandon.tenn@mccd.edu 

         

Embedded Peer Mentors (EPMs)

The EPM Faculty Inquiry Group (F.I.G.) works closely with the ILC F.I.G. in facilitating the hiring, training, assignment, supervision, and evaluation of the Embedded Peer Mentors who work in the ILC and the English 85AC courses. For the most up-to-date resources, please click here.

For more information and/or join this F.I.G., please contact:

Melissa Rocha
(209) 381 - 6588
rocha.m@mccd.edu

 

Interdisciplinary Learning Center (ILC)

The ILC is currently centered on design, pedagogy, and curriculum for a new campus learning center. The ILC Faculty Inquiry Group (F.I.G.) will promote cooperative and collaborative learning environments where faculty, staff, and peer mentors work with students to create environments where students take ownership of their learning and course content, thereby making learning more meaningful. For the most up-to-date resources, please click here.

For more information and/or join this F.I.G., please contact:

Melissa Fries 
(209) 384 - 6392
melissa.fries@mccd.edu

 

California Acceleration Project (CAP)

The CAP Faculty Inquiry Group (F.I.G.) focuses on ways to increase basic skills course completion in English and Math though a variety of best practices and operates under the belief that 'we can do better' to help students complete remedial courses. For the most up-to-date resources, please click here.

For more information and/or join this F.I.G., please contact:

Dr. Sean Epstein-Corbin
(209) 386 - 6754
sean.epstein-corbin@mccd.edu