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Committee looks into potential bias in professor evaluations

Committee looks into potential bias in professor evaluations

Gillian Moran-Perez

April 17, 2019

Student evaluations of teachers may be discriminatory due to gender bias, according to CSUN’s Educational Equity Committee.A recent report called "Gender Bias in Student Evaluations" by professor Kristina Mitchell from Texas Tech University and Johnathan Martin from Midland College found students ...

LAUSD tactics to push students to graduate leaves them under-prepared for college

LAUSD tactics to push students to graduate leaves them under-prepared for college

Gillian Moran-Perez

April 2, 2019

Students graduating from the Los Angeles Unified School District are under-prepared for their first year of college, experts say, pointing to lowered graduation requirements, questionable online credit recovery courses and incomplete intervention as the culprits.To meet a college and career readiness...

Students displaced after EO 1110 implementation

Students displaced after EO 1110 implementation

Gillian Moran-Perez

March 5, 2019

Approaches to University Writing (ENGL 115) saw its highest enrollment in years after last fall's implementation of Executive Order 1110, followed shortly by a record number of students failing the course.Members of the University Writing Council at CSUN attributed this increased fail rate to the mi...

Administration finalizes 1100-R plans

Administration finalizes 1100-R plans

Gillian Moran-Perez

January 20, 2019

The Dean and President’s cabinet have implemented the new CSUN GE Alignment Plan in accordance with Executive Order 1100 - Revised (EO 1100-R) that will take effect in fall 2019 for all incoming freshmen.Students will be required to take three units in Section B Upper Division Science plus one ...

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