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Connect-Learn-Engage: Recordings of Academic Forums from CSU, Chico

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As part of Regional & Continuing Education’s efforts to share the valuable knowledge on the California State University, Chico campus, we record guest speakers and academic forums. These videostreamed presentations cover a variety of academic disciplines, and the online format allows anyone interested to access the materials any time, view the presentation multiple times, and print handouts when available. Transcripts are provided for many of these presentations, either with or without PowerPoint slides. More recent recordings feature closed captioning.

To explore these offerings and view the presentations, use the list of subject areas in the green navigation block to the right.

In addition to these presentations, recorded workshops from the CSU, Chico Student Learning Center, Wellness Center, Career Center, Liberal Studies, Academic Advising and the Cross-Cultural Leadership Center enrich the experience of online students by providing study and test-taking tips, career guidance, and forums relating to mental and physical health.  View a complete listing of those workshops.

Featured Video:

The Future is Ours: How Demographic Change and Latino Voters are Changing American Politics in 2016 and Beyond

Dr. Gary M. Segura, Morris M. Doyle Centennial Professor of Public Policy, Stanford University

From 1996 to 2016, the number of Latinos voting in U.S. General Elections has jumped from 4.9 million to an estimated 13.1 million. Dr. Gary Segura has been studying this phenomenon and has now co-written a book, “Latino America” How America’s Most Dynamic Population is Poise to Transform the Politics of the Nation.” Dr. Segura explains how this trend has affected the American political landscape. He points out that this trend will continue far into the future, as the Latino vote will double in the next 20 years. He notes this will happen “even if not one additional Latino immigrant comes to the United States.”

Presentation Time: 1 hour, 36 minutes

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