Spring 2023 Virtual Conference

Saturday, March 4

9:00am - 9:30am: Conference Opens, Social Time
9:30am - 10:30am: First Breakout Session
10:30am - 11:00am: Break and Social Time
11:00am - 12:00pm: Second Breakout Session
12:00pm - 12:15pm: Closing and Door Prizes

Breakout Session Presentations

First Breakout Session (9:30am - 10:30am)
Breakout Room Presenter Topic Description
1 Tuyetdong Phan-Yamada; Cal State Los Angeles Should we always simplify answers? Most Math questions require to give the answer in reduced form. In this talk, we will visit some problems from Algebra, Statistics, Trigonometry and Calculus to answer the question, “Should we always simplify answers?” Attendees will have time to share experiences in this topic.
2 Rasha Abadir; Rutgers University & Middlesex College Limitations in an individual's ability to process information in relation to Math Instructions George Miller examines the limitations of a person's absolute judgment and short-term memory in his work "The Magical Number Seven, Plus or Minus Two; Some Limits on Our Capacity For Processing Information." I will be Presenting Miller's text and connect his findings to mathematical instruction.

Second Breakout Session (11:00am - 12:00pm)
Breakout Room Presenter Topic Description
1 Kevin Graham, Nicole Feliciano, Shahani Waas, Sofia Lee; UCLA Break Through Tech AI - Build and diversify your tech talent pipeline. Break Through Tech AI is positioned at the intersection of industry and academia to fund, develop and deliver innovative programs and solutions that bridge underserved students with employers. We open this opportunity to community college students by helping students gain the skills they need to get jobs in the fastest-growing areas of tech: data science, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. We will review our program goals and how community college students in California can benefit from this free immersion program. Presentation Flyer (pdf)
2 Anton Butenko; Mt. San Jacinto College Creating your own OER corequisite course for any subject. I have been teaching corequisite courses since the beginning of the implementation of AB705, however, only recently I was able to do that with a certain level of satisfaction. In this presentation, I will briefly discuss the evolution of my approach to teaching corequisite courses and then share the model that I have developed for teaching corequisite courses that is very flexible and works equally well for all modalities and all levels of support.

Last updated March 03, 2023