California Community Colleges Podcasts

May 22, 2018

Josh Wyner, California Founder & Executive Director of the College Excellence Program and VP of the Aspen Institute

In this episode, Vice Chancellor for Educational Services Laura Hope steps in as moderator to speak with Josh Wyner, Founder and Executive Director of the College Excellence Program and VP of the Aspen Institute, about Guided Pathways, educational reform, and the unique role that trustees play in helping colleges bridge the gap between the students and the communities they serve.

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September 28, 2017

Hans Johnson, pt. 2

Part 2 of Chancellor Oakley’s discussion with Hans Johnson from the Higher Education Center at the Public Policy Institute of California delves into assessment and placement. Hans brings forth research and perspectives on remediation and placement measures.

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September 12, 2017

Hans Johnson, pt. 1

Hans Johnson, Center Director and Senior Fellow at the Higher Education Center in the Public Policy Institute of California joins Chancellor Oakley to discuss the Vision for Success. Their discussion illuminates some key factors for California’s future economy as they relate to the Vision.

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June 24, 2017

Davis Jenkins, pt. 2

Redesigning America’s Community College author Davis Jenkins joins Chancellor Oakley for Part 2 of their discussion on the national Guided Pathways movement, and how it’s being embraced in California. Part 2 focuses on student outcomes, and how colleges can implement the Guided Pathways framework to boost completion.

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June 4, 2017

Davis Jenkins, pt. 1

Few have done more “learning about learning” than Davis Jenkins, venerated academic researcher and co-author of Redesigning America’s Community Colleges: A Clearer Path to Student Success – (Harvard University Press, 2015). The book that inspired the burgeoning “Guided Pathways” movement nationwide. Jenkins joins Chancellor Oakley for a detailed look at the mechanics and expected outcomes of Guided Pathways.

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