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Engaging Young Children in Science and Literacy Learning: One Biology Majors Career Path

Dr. Char Moffit School of Education CSU, ChicoWhen it comes to science, how are kids educated in our schools? Why are districts restricting the amount of science we teach? Dr. Char Moffit, a biology…

From  Jeff Layne on December 5th, 2018 0 likes 68 plays 0  

How I Flew to the Moon and Proved It Was Made of Blue Cheese: Writing the Methodology Section

Carson Medley Thesis Advisor, CSU, Chico Graduate Studies A big part of the master’s thesis is the student’s research design, or methodology. Carson Medley identifies, explains, and…

From  Jeff Layne on March 13th, 2017 0 likes 0 plays 0  

Understanding the Literature Survey and Writing the Literature Review

Carson Medley Thesis Advisor, CSU Chico Graduate Studies In this presentation, Carson Medley explains that “literature,” in terms of the literature review and survey aspect of the…

From  Jeff Layne on March 8th, 2017 0 likes 646 plays 0  

Put Up Your Dukes: The Oral Defense

Carson Medley Thesis Advisor, CSU, Chico Graduate Studies A major step for a graduate student to earn his or her master’s degree is the oral defense of the master’s thesis. Carson…

From  Jeff Layne on February 13th, 2017 0 likes 84 plays 0  

Zen and the Art of Questioning

Carson Medley Thesis Advisor, CSU, Chico Graduate Studies Alternatively titled, “Which Came First – the Answer or the Question?,” this workshop addresses what the presenter…

From  Jeff Layne on November 4th, 2016 0 likes 55 plays 0  

Thinking Beyond Borders: Micronesia

Lorry Marvin Sacramento Regional Recruiter, Peace Corps Although Lorry Marvin is a Peace Corps recruiter, the focus of this presentation is “how geography can shape culture.” For two…

From  Jeff Layne on October 4th, 2016 0 likes 0 plays 0  

How to Write a Unified, Coherent Essay

Mike Bluing and Sonoma Koontz Writing Tutors, CSU, Chico Student Learning Center CSU, Chico student writing tutors explain the concept of “unity” as a tool to write more coherent…

From  Jeff Layne on September 6th, 2016 0 likes 523 plays 0  

Perspectives on Participation and Attitudes in the Foreign Language Classroom

Raquel Mattson Prieto PhD Student, Temple University Ms. Mattson-Prieto presents some results of her research on how students learn a foreign language. She begins by describing how languages are…

From  Jeff Layne on September 1st, 2016 0 likes 51 plays 0  

Liberal Studies: CSET Preparation

Maria Sudduth, M.A. Faculty, CSU, Chico School of Education Education Professor Maria Sudduth presents strategies for doing well on the CSET exam (California Subject Examinations for Teachers), which…

From  Jeff Layne on September 1st, 2016 0 likes 150 plays 0  

Organizing & Outlining Your Essay

Kate Ory CSU, Chico Graduate Student Ms. Ory begins her talk by listing and explaining six steps to the writing process: brainstorming, organizing ideas, drafting, revising, editing, and…

From  Jeff Layne on September 1st, 2016 0 likes 58 plays 0  

Writing for a Reader: Knowing Your Audience

Marissa Luna CSU, Chico Communications Studies Graduate Student Presenter Marissa Luna explains how the style of a student’s writing can – and should – vary, depending on the…

From  Jeff Layne on September 1st, 2016 0 likes 46 plays 0  

Tackling the “Issue” Essay Requirement

Eric Dunk CSU, Chico English Graduate Student & Student Learning Center Tutor In the final presentation of his four-part GRE Writing Workshop series, Eric Dunk, a writing tutor in the Student…

From  Jeff Layne on September 1st, 2016 0 likes 0 plays 0  

GRE Writing Preparation

Dani Anguiano The Writing Center-CSU, Chico Student Learning Center Dani Anguiano teaches her fellow students about the Analytical Writing portion of the GRE(Graduation Record Examinations), part…

From  Jeff Layne on September 1st, 2016 0 likes 0 plays 0  

APA Style

Scott Lewis CSU, Chico Graduate Student APA is a widely-used standard writing style for certain majors, including psychology, sociology, business, economics, nursing, social work, and criminology.…

From  Jeff Layne on September 1st, 2016 0 likes 62 plays 0  

Tackling the “Argument” Essay Requirement

Eric Dunk CSU, Chico English Graduate Student & Student Learning Center Tutor Student Learning Center Writing Tutor Eric Dunk gives tips to students about how to tackle the…

From  Jeff Layne on September 1st, 2016 0 likes 11 plays 0