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Program assessment is an ongoing, transparent, deliberate, and evidence-based process used to measure and improve student learning. It holds our programs accountable to students, families, and policymakers. Faculty and staff are invited to participate.

Please register to attend the sessions below:
  • Session #1: “Simple and Meaningful Assessment Reporting”
  • Session #2: “Program Assessment Best Practices + Case Study - College of Science”
  • Session #3: “Sustainable Assessment Structures, Gaining Buy-in and Avoiding Burn-out”
  • Session #4: “Strategic Planning for Assessment and Institutional Priorities”
For questions, please email the Director of Assessment, Priya Raman;
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CSU's Got Talent - 2024 Webcast Series
Systemwide Learning & Development presents a series of LIVE webcasts featuring innovative and essential training for your professional and personal success! All CSU employees are invited to attend the CSU's Got Talent (CSUGT) live talks presented by sought-after experts in a wide variety of professional development fields! Join the next live session:

Teamwork Across Generations with
Dr. Nicole Rankine
Wednesday, March 13, 2024
10:00am - 11:00am

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Amplify Your Critical Thinking With Generative AI
Join critical thinking expert Becki Saltzman as she explores techniques and strategies to amplify your critical thinking skills with generative AI. In this course, Becki shows you how to identify potential biases in generative AI as well as biases in your own thinking. Learn how to apply a critical thinking framework for using generative AI in order to establish a clear purpose, identify the quality of information provided by generative AI—including reliability, relevance, and validity—and write prompts grounded in critical thinking practices.  

Click below for more LinkedIn Learning training opportunities.
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These courses are optional and open to all employees. (All times are PST)

SJSU Alumni
When They Win, You Win - Being a Great Manager is Simpler Than You Think
Research has shown that maintaining a happy, engaged workforce consistently drives measurably better business results across the board. In this enlightening webinar, author Russ Laraway will discuss how we need to stop with anecdotal frameworks and focus on a small number of leadership behaviors that, when practiced, measurably deliver "happy results."
The courses below are provided by approved CSU or SJSU vendors.
All courses are optional and all times are PST.
A Retirement Plan vs. an Individual Retirement Account
Explore the features of both to help you make informed decisions.
  • TOMORROW: Wednesday, February 14 - 12:00pm  - Register now
How to Shift Your Money Mindset
Learn how to take your money to the next level by becoming intentional about saving, practicing mindful spending, and managing debt.
Understanding Your Retirement Plan
Learn how it works, from contributions to investment options, so you can make the most of this important benefit.
Take the First Step to Investing
This workshop is designed for participants who are currently enrolled in their plan and are now looking for help creating an appropriate investment mix through asset allocation and diversification.
Provident Credit Union
Home Buying Webinar
Get the knowledge you need to take advantage of the current home-buying conditions. Get guidance on the home buying process with topics including: loan pre-approval, the forms and purchase contract, PMI and much more.
Star One Credit Union
Living Trusts and Estate Planning
Learn about estate planning and other helpful ways to prepare for the future. Star One's Beneficiary Retiree Services team will be on hand with guest speaker Natalie Spiwak, Estate Planning Representative with Affinity Trusts, to answer general questions and show how the Credit Union can help you with your Estate Planning needs.
Patelco Credit Union
Building Generational Wealth: Your Future Will Thank You
Generational wealth is a method of boosting your financial wellness. Join guest speaker, Erick Bell, who will discuss how to start, build and protect wealth and knowledge for the future.
Savings Plus
Please note, Savings Plus is only available to faculty and staff on the state side, not those in auxiliary organizations.
To stay up to date on UP processes, procedures, general announcements and more, please subscribe to one of our google groups:
  • UP Processes Group - Join this group to learn about operational processes and procedures, attend the UP Processes monthly forums, and more.
  • CHRS Recruiting User Group - Join this group to get updates about CHRS Recruiting (PageUp).
In addition, make sure to sign up for the UP News & Announcements blog to receive additional updates.
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To open instructor-led courses for enrollment via CSULearn, please complete this request form at least seven (7) days prior to the date you wish to announce your training.
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Last Updated Feb 14, 2024