Community College of Rhode Island

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  • Upcoming Events!

    • Wednesday, May 14, 2014.  The Disability Employment Initiative (DEI), a program through Rhode Island's Department of Labor and Training will conduct an information session at 1:00pm in Room 1040, Knight Campus.  The federally-funded Disability Employment Initiative brings together resources from employment, training, and social services programs to accomplish one goal: to help individuals with disabilities connect to employment opportunities. If you are an individual with a disability who is interested in employment, please attend this session!  For more information about the program, please find a fact sheet and information session flyer. If you plan on attending the May 14th information session, please RSVP here.

    • Friday, March, 28, 2014. Professional Development Day at CCRI.  Paul Nolting, Ph.D.* will present on the following topics: "Universal Design in Classroom Instructional Techniques, Academic Coaching, and Study Skills" and "Fostering Successful Math-Related Study for Students". Please visit the Professional Development Day website for more information.

    • Saturday, March 29, 2014. Half-day workshop "Math Success Strategies and Accommodations for Students with Disabilities and Wounded Warriors" by Paul Nolting, Ph.D., Learning Specialist, State College of Florida, Bradenton, Florida. 9:00am - 12:00pm at CCRI's Knight Campus. This event is free of cost, with light refreshments included.  To register, please click here. Please post a workshop flyer at your institution!

* Dr. Paul Nolting is a national expert in assessing individual math learning problems, developing effective student learning strategies, and assessing institutional variables that affect math success. Since his dissertation in 1986 on improving math success with students skills, Dr. Nolting has consulted with over 100 college, university, and high school campuses on math success.  His "Winning at Math" text won book of the year award from the national Association of Independent Publishers for best text of the association and is the only research-based math study skills text published in the U.S.  He is employed at the State College of Florida in Bradenton, FL and has been an institutional test administrator, learning specialist, director of Title III Programs, Student Support Services director, and disability coordinator.  He has also been a graduate school adjunct instructor at the University of South Florida and Florida Gulf Coast University.  his life has been dedicated to improving the success of math students.

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Last Updated: 5/7/14