Professional Development Courses & Workshops

Recordings of Academic Forums

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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.

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 StudiesAcademic 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:

Socio-Legal Aspects of Sentencing

Panel of CSU, Chico Faculty: Dr. Jonathan Caudill, Dr. Michael Coyle, Dr. Alan Gibson, Dr. Darin Haerle, Dr. Doris Schartmueller, and Dr. Sarah Smith

This presentation is part of a series of events related to CSU, Chico’s 2015-2016 Book in Common, “Just Mercy,” by Bryan Stevenson, which focuses on prisoners and criminal justice issues. Six CSU, Chico professors approach the subject from six different perspectives: Criminal Continuity among Homicide Offenders (Dr. Caudill); Sentencing in the Age of the Prison Industrial Complex (Dr. Coyle); The Constitutional Roadblock to a Moratorium on the Death Penalty (Dr. Gibson), Adultification – Sentencing Youth into Adulthood (Dr. Darin Haerle); The U.S. Supreme Court and Major Sentencing Decisions (Dr. Schartmueller); and Patriarchy, Paternalism, or Just Plain Punishment? (Dr. Smith).

Presentation Time: 1 hour, 24 minutes

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