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An exploration of professional development related topics by and for faculty at Mt. San Antonio College. A frequent theme of the podcast is improving the success of students from designated campus equity populations.

The Magic Mountie Podcast Mt. San Antonio College

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An exploration of professional development related topics by and for faculty at Mt. San Antonio College. A frequent theme of the podcast is improving the success of students from designated campus equity populations.

    Students In Conversation: Why We Take Online Classes – Or Not

    Students In Conversation: Why We Take Online Classes – Or Not

    Today’s episode features Mt. SAC students in conversation with podcast host and professor of marine geosciences and geology Tania Anders about why students take online classes – or not! Thanks for joining us to hear directly from students about how they’re navigating their educational paths. Enjoy!
    Mt. SAC Online Resources
    https://www.mtsac.edu/online/
    Mt. SAC Research on Online Learning during Covid
    https://www.mtsac.edu/research/ie-data.html
    Run Time: 20 min, 0 sec
    To find the full transcript for this episode, click  HERE

    • 20 min
    STUDENTS ASK THE QUESTIONS: Political Science ADT With Student Host Seris Castillo & Professor of Political Science Raul Madrid

    STUDENTS ASK THE QUESTIONS: Political Science ADT With Student Host Seris Castillo & Professor of Political Science Raul Madrid

    This conversation between our guest student host Seris Castillo and her Political Science professor Raul Madrid is candid, honest and full of good guidance. Seris shares a little of their own experience as a part of the LatinX community and being a first generational student as they explore what a career path in Political Science might look like. Enjoy.
    Learn more about the Political Science Courses
    Visit the Mt. SAC Counseling Department
    Visit the Mt. SAC Transfer Center
    Run Time: 28 min, 22 sec
    To find the full transcript for this episode, click HERE

    • 29 min
    DISCOVER Dr. Deborah Boroch Science Discovery Day!

    DISCOVER Dr. Deborah Boroch Science Discovery Day!

    This year the Natural Sciences Division hosted the 10th annual Mt. SAC Discovery Science Day for 5th, 6th, and 7th graders and their parents. In this episode, podcast host Tania Anders talks with biology professor Dr. Cindy Shannon about Science Discovery Day, sparking a love of math and science in children, and the inspiration for Debbie Day – Dr. Deborah Boroch. Enjoy!
    Resources:
    Dr. Deborah Boroch Discovery Day 10th Anniversary: Earth Day Mt. SAC
    Learn more about the Mt. SAC Natural Sciences Division
    Run Time: 18 min, 25 sec
    To find the full transcript for this episode, click HERE
     

    • 18 min
    Join the Excitement At The Mt SAC Transfer Achievement Celebration 2022!

    Join the Excitement At The Mt SAC Transfer Achievement Celebration 2022!

    Celebrating key moments in our lives is always a special privilege. So in this episode we take you along with us to the Mt. SAC Transfer Achievement Celebration as Alana Bachor and I, capture the many voices of students, presenters, speakers and attendees who participated and were celebrated in this event.
    First you’ll hear some familiar voices as we asked the many Mt. SAC faculty volunteers and attendees of this amazing Transfer Celebration event to share their wisdom and excitement with us. You’ll even hear a special interview I was able to capture with the Mt. SAC Alumni Keynote speaker Karen Osorio right before she left for the stage to present her speech. 
    And most importantly, you’ll hear from some of the students who crossed the stage and their families as we share their names being called during the ceremony. If you joined us for this celebration, enjoy reliving the inspiring moments we captured and if you were unable to attend, we hope this inspires you to join us next time! 
    Visit the Mt. SAC Counseling Department
    Visit the Mt. SAC Transfer Center
    Run Time: 42 min, 04 sec
    To find the full transcript for this episode, click HERE

    • 42 min
    STUDENTS ASK THE QUESTIONS: Geology ADT With Student Host Sierra Ruiz & Professor of Geology & Earth Sciences Dr. Tania Anders

    STUDENTS ASK THE QUESTIONS: Geology ADT With Student Host Sierra Ruiz & Professor of Geology & Earth Sciences Dr. Tania Anders

    Today’s episode is hosted by former Mt. SAC student Sierra Ruiz, who is a former student of her interviewee, Dr. Tania Anders, Professor of Geology and earth sciences. Our guest host Sierra graduated with her associate's in English in January of 2021, and transferred to Cal State Fullerton, with one year left to finish her Bachelor in English degree. 
    You’ll hear Sierra talk about her experience as the lead facilitator of the Girls in STEM club for the Columbia Memorial Space Center. Also in this episode, Dr. Anders will help you grasp how to choose a path you’re passionate about, how cross disciplines can benefit each other and the classes you might take while at Mt. SAC and beyond if you’re thinking of exploring Geology. 
    Learn more about the Geology Degree 
    Visit the Mt. SAC Counseling Department
    Visit the Mt. SAC Transfer Center
    Run Time: 34 min, 25 sec
    To find the full transcript for this episode, click HERE

    • 35 min
    Inspired Teaching Day Spring 2022: The Science of Curious Adaptation with Keynote Tanya Tarr, Founder of Cultivated Insights

    Inspired Teaching Day Spring 2022: The Science of Curious Adaptation with Keynote Tanya Tarr, Founder of Cultivated Insights

    What does it mean to create a flow state? How about closing a stress cycle? If you missed Inspired Teaching Day presented by the DEV ED Study Team or want a recap of what Keynote Tanya Tarr, Founder of Cultivated Insights shared on The Science of Curious Adaptation, where she not only answers these questions but offers some interesting and fun solutions, like group game play, to help us become better functioning facilitators, professors, team players, leaders, problem solvers and more, then listen in as Tanya dives into the neuroscience behind our stress, our work flow and our connection with others. 
    Resources:
    Visit: https://www.cultivatedinsights.com
    Keynote Speaker Tanya Tarr on Forbes
    Secret to brain success: Intelligent cognitive rest
    Taking a Break Doesn’t Always Mean Unplugging
    Mirror Neurons- Come Together: Our Need to Cooperate
    "When we sing, our hearts beat together"
    Flow State
    Mt. SAC Developmental Education Study Team
    Run Time: 37 min, 7 sec
    To find the full transcript for this episode, click HERE

    • 37 min

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