Academic Senate
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Basic Skills Flex Day

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Detailed Schedule with session descriptions

Fall Flex Day

August 19, 2010




Informal Breakfast – Karas Room

9:00 – 10:00

LF 103


Presidents’ Address: Academic Senate, MPCTA, CSEA, ASMPC, MPC


10:00 – 11:00

LF 103


Keynote Speaker:  Sarah Mawhirter - “Lies My Women’s Studies Instructor Told Me”




Morning Break from 11 – 11:15

11:15 - 12:15

LF 103


GENERAL SESSION:  The Basic Skills Committee - The Mysteries of Basic Skills



Lunch from 12:15-1 in the Caroline Page Garden

1:00 – 2:00

Planning for Success


Caroline Carney and faculty who teach BSI level courses


LF 103

Responding to Difficult Situations


Crisis and Emergency Response Team


LF 102

Curricunet Training


Laura Mock

till 2:30



LT 216

Tech Tutoring Drop-in Sessions


MPC IT staff



LTC 203/204

2:00- 3:00

The Reader Across Disciplines…


Paola Gilbert and Adria Gerard


LF 103

Technology “Petting Zoo”


Bruce Wilder and Stephanie Tetter


Sam Karas


SLO Workshop


Fred Hochstaedter



PS 106

Tech Tutoring

Drop-in Sessions


MPC IT staff


LTC 203/204


The Writer Across Disciplines


Merry Dennehy, Jonathan Osburg, Anita Johnson, Jamie Gerard and Mila MacBain


LF 103

The History of White People Book Discussion


Caroline Carney, Kendra Cabrera

Elias Kary, and Tom Logan


LF 102


Navigating the MPC Healthcare Plan


Gary Fuller, Helen Thomas, and Walt Pregizer (Keenan representative)


LF 101



4:30 to 6:30

OPTIONAL SOCIAL: Islands Restaurant Patio at the Del Monte Mall