Program for the 2013 PDI

Monday, January 14th

11:00 AM

Session Title:
NCAA Rules and Student-Athletes
Presenters:
Shalini Shanker,Steve McDonnell
Category:
Student Affairs
Date:
Monday, January 14th 2013
Start Time:
11:00 AM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
208 LSC
Description:
Provide an overview of NCAA academic rules and their impact on student-athletes.
Goals and Target Audience:
Academic Advisors

Wednesday, January 16th

9:00 AM

Session Title:
The Global Village Community: Supporting Domestic and International Students in an Intentionally Designed Learning Community
Presenters:
Tae Nosaka,Laura Giles,Carmen Rivera
Category:
Student Affairs
Date:
Wednesday, January 16th 2013
Start Time:
9:00 AM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
208 LSC
Description:
Learning Communities (cohorts of students intentionally brought together around a common purpose with structured integration of curricular and co-curricular elements in order to promote student learning, retention, and success) have become an important strategy at CSU for enriching learning and retention of students. The Center for Advising and Student Achievement, INTO CSU, and Residence Life have partnered to co-sponsor the Global Village Learning Community, which brings together INTO CSU Undergraduate Pathways students and domestic students in a supportive and intentionally integrated living and learning environment. Students in the Global Village Community live together in Parmelee Hall, co-enroll in two courses together (KEY192B and SPCM100), and receive personalized care and customized support from staff involved in the community in order to feel welcomed, involved and connected. The community aims to foster understanding of global cultures and experiences where students’ share a passion for exploring the world through ideas, courses, cultures, programs, and life experiences.
Goals and Target Audience:
This session will: • provide an overview of Learning Communities, INTO CSU, and Residence Life • outline the purpose and structure of the Global Village Community • share preliminary outcomes affiliated with participation in Global Village • show the impact that Learning Communities have had on retention and student success Audience: students, staff, faculty, administrators

11:00 AM

Session Title:
FERPA: What’s new at CSU?
Presenters:
Christopher Seng,Bob Schur
Category:
Student Affairs
Date:
Wednesday, January 16th 2013
Start Time:
11:00 AM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
224-26 LSC
Description:
In this session FERPA will be addressed from two levels. First, time will be spent to review, from a broad scope, the newly updated University FERPA policy. Key points in the new policy will be highlighted that reflect the Universities compliance with FERPA. Second, daily interactions with students and their families offer many challenges in the process of releasing and protecting student education records. Specific examples from frequently asked questions about good practices in handling student education records will be reviewed.
Goals and Target Audience:
Any University employee that has access to student education record information