I struggle to define “cheating” in the remote classroom

Since campus closures a little over a year ago, I have been one of the innumerable professors who has tried to wrap their head around how to maintain academic integrity while at the same time being flexible to the conditions that are inherent to an online learning environment. Open-note and open-book exams are tacitly (if […]

Disability, LGBTQIA left out of the California Community College “Diversity, Equity, Inclusion” conversation. Again.

The Chancellor’s Office of the California Community College (CCC) office recently held a webinar with an update to their plan for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Integration in the coming years for the CCC system. It left some of us scratching our heads in confusion and flat out dissatisfaction. What, if not focus on diversity, […]

Let’s make LGBTQIA part of the conversation about diversity in community college hiring practices.

I received an email this morning, like I do most mornings, from our college’s president that has tidbits of news, inspirational quotes and the general goings-on related to our school and community. This email, however, also had a link to a recording of a webinar addressing something near and dear to my heart with an […]