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Advising Undocumented Students At Western Washington University, Emmanuel Camarillo Jan 2017

Advising Undocumented Students At Western Washington University, Emmanuel Camarillo

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Residency

In the summer of 2016, as a result of undocumented students demands for more resources to support undocumented students at Western Washington University (WWU) my position in Student Outreach Services (SOS) was developed. I was assigned to be the advisor for undocumented students in Student Outreach Services. During the 2016-2017 academic year, I began my first year advising undocumented students and had a total of 112 advising appointments with undocumented students

I attended the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning (SoTL) in 2017 to begin looking at advising style and methods I use while advising with students as well as to begin ...


Becoming Teachers Of The Language Of Content, Jennifer Green Ph.D. Jan 2017

Becoming Teachers Of The Language Of Content, Jennifer Green Ph.D.

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Residency

Content teachers are also teachers of the language of that content. However, research has shown that teachers are neither knowledgeable nor confident in their ability to address the specific linguistic aspects of their content. This study examines how our ELL Endorsement program prepares teachers of different content areas, including elementary education, to become teachers of the language of that content.


Needs Assessment Of Graduate Student Support Services At Western Washington University, Megan Spiegel, Trista Truemper Jan 2017

Needs Assessment Of Graduate Student Support Services At Western Washington University, Megan Spiegel, Trista Truemper

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Residency

This project aims to understand what graduate students need professionally and personally to enhance the academic experience and meet future goals. Interviews and survey data will be used to assess student perceptions and needs for graduate level professional development and student services at Western Washington University, with the goal of identifying possible areas for enhanced programming.


Change At The Core: A Collaborative Model For Undergraduate Stem Education Reform, Emily Borda, Edward Geary, Emily Schumacher Jan 2017

Change At The Core: A Collaborative Model For Undergraduate Stem Education Reform, Emily Borda, Edward Geary, Emily Schumacher

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Residency

Here we describe two projects that describe and study the effects of Change at the Core (C-Core), a professional development program for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) faculty and an institutional reform project for three interlinked institutions. One takes a classroom view, describing initial implementation of student-centered teaching in C-Core participants’ classrooms, and the other takes an institutional view, describing affordances and constraints of the Western Washington University (WWU), Whatcom Community College (WCC), and Skagit Valley College (SVC) collaboration.