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I am the editor-in-chief of the Bakersfield College Academic Technology blog. Each week during the semester, I publish a post on Tuesday and communication interns post on Thursdays.

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    Congratulations to Ahlam on her graduation! She is officially graduating today from Bakersfield College and will be transferring to CSU-Bakersfield to continue on her path towards becoming a pediatrician! This piece was written by Ahlam Alamamy- Ahlam Alamamy is a communication intern for the BC Academic Technology blog. She is pursuing her Associates degree inContinue […]
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    In Spring 2022, the district launched a faculty leadership program to support district-wide faculty leadership and collaboration. In this initial cohort, faculty identified a wide-range of projects to tackle. To learn more about these projects as well as the initial cohort of faculty leaders, read on! Jaclyn Kessler collaborated with the Dean of CTE atContinue […]
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    This piece was written by communication intern, Catherine Acuna. Catherine Acuna is pursuing her Associate degree in Biology at Bakersfield College, and aspires to be in the veterinary field. She is a first-generation student who strives to obtain higher learning to reach her dreams. During her free time, she loves spending time at the dogContinue […]
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    This piece was written by Dr. Maria Wright. Dr. Maria Wright serves as the lead Faculty for the Aspire Faculty Diversification Fellowship Program. Prior to taking on this role, Dr. Wright served as the Director for Academic Support Services for several years, helping centralize efforts to provide wrap-around support for students. This effort focused onContinue […]
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    This piece was written by Jelin Blanco. Jelin Blanco is a communication intern for the BC Academic Technology blog. She is pursuing an Associate’s degree in Biology at Bakersfield College. Her goal is to pursue a career in medical research. She enjoys reading, listening to music, spending time with animals, and helping others in her spare time. Continue […]
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    In our April faculty forum, faculty colleagues shared their approaches towards implementing culturally responsive pedagogy in their own teaching. Throughout the forum, the importance of reflection and representation emerged again and again as common themes.  For short video recaps of the forum, read on!  Omar Gonzalez shared how he has begun using OER and interactiveContinue […]
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    This piece was written by Ahlam Alamamy. Ahlam Alamamy is a communication intern for the BC Academic Technology blog. She is pursuing her Associates degree in biology at Bakersfield College, and aspires to become a pediatrician. She is a first generation student who strives to get a higher education to reach her goals. During herContinue […]
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    In the third and final part of this series, I’ll share three more videos from the workshop Christie Howell, Sara Manuel, and Dana Heins-Gelder organized on how to save time with the Canvas Gradebook. This post covers: viewing students who have withdrawn from a class, setting up deductions for late work, giving extra credit, andContinue […]
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    This piece was written by Ahlam Alamamy. Ahlam Alamamy is a communication intern for the BC Academic Technology blog. She is pursuing her Associates degree in biology at Bakersfield College, and aspires to become a pediatrician. She is a first generation student who strives to get a higher education to reach her goals. During herContinue […]
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    Robert Simpkins has been a Professor of Anthropology at Porterville College since 2012, where he also is currently also the Academic Senate President and faculty lead for Guided Pathways.  He previously served two terms as the Social Science Division Chair, and organized PC’s CHAP (Cultural and Historical Awareness Program) series for five years.  Prior toContinue […]
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