Reframing At-Risk to High Potential: Responding to Today’s Diverse Students

10/25/17 (Wed), 3-4:30PM, SELV 100


This presentation and discussion will identify the characteristics, challenges and effective strategies for increasing engagement, learning, and persistence for students who often are at-risk for leaving college and/or for not achieving their full potential.

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Questions? Contact HRSC Professional Development or call (530) 898-6433

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It will highlight theories of student learning and motivation and provide concrete individual and programmatic interventions that have worked to increase achievement and persistence for students-at-risk.  Examples of promising research-based strategies will also be provided.  Following are the student cohorts that can be the focus of this session:

  • Adult/re-entry
  • First-generation/low socio-economic
  • First-year
  • Foster children
  • Homeless
  • International
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ)
  • Multicultural/students of color
  • Rural students
  • Students with disabilities
  • Undecided/Exploratory
  • Underprepared
  • Undocumented
  • Veterans

Instructor(s): Thomas Brown, Managing Principal

Audience:  Faculty and Staff.

Sponsor(s): Office of Diversity and Inclusion

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