Year Round Learning – April: Information Literacy

Photo by Alexis Brown on Unsplash Since April 7-13 is National Library Week, this month's Year Round Learning theme is information literacy. Why does information literacy matter? We build our worldview using information we believe to be true. While many factors influence what and how we seek new information, asking critical questions about the quality … Continue reading Year Round Learning – April: Information Literacy

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Year Round Learning – March: Open Education

Last week was Open Education week. There were a ton of online events happening around the world. And at Centralia College, there are two local Open Education-themed events throughout the month of March. Below you’ll find some options for participating. Image Credit: OER is Sharing by Giulia Forsythe licensed Public Domain What is Open Education? … Continue reading Year Round Learning – March: Open Education

Year Round Learning – February: Cultural Inclusivity

It's time for our next month's topic in our Year Round Learning journey. February's topic is Cultural Inclusivity. First, here's what you can plan for and expect with this month's topic: Blogpost: Read below for overview, definitions, examples, tips, and other resources.Lunch Time Conversation: Join us Tuesday, February 19th @ noon for some casual conversation … Continue reading Year Round Learning – February: Cultural Inclusivity

Congratulations to Campus Innovator – Laura Martinez!

Congratulations to Laura Martinez for being a Centralia College faculty innovator! Laura is one of our Spanish instructors; She teaches face-to-face, online, ELA, and a Community Ed Spanish Conversation class. She has done a lot of work creatively setting up her online class to offer the same level of engagement you would get in a … Continue reading Congratulations to Campus Innovator – Laura Martinez!

Guest Post: Digital Literacy in the Composition Classroom

By Matthew Young, English Instructor - Centralia College Throughout English 102 my students and I explore rhetoric—how to convince, how to persuade, essentially argument and how it works. Yes. I get to spend twelve weeks every year poking holes in the arguments of college students and sending them back to the drawing board. It can … Continue reading Guest Post: Digital Literacy in the Composition Classroom