CCWT Videos

CCWT hosts and offers a variety of speaking engagements related to improving career outcomes for students! This page is a searchable repository for all of CCWT’s recorded events.

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The College to Workforce Transition for Immigrant Origin Latino/a Young Adults – Vanessa Delgado

September 2023

Children of immigrants now make up a significant proportion of young adults who pursue college degrees; however, we know very little about their transition from college to the workforce. In this webinar, Dr. Delgadol explored how college-educated immigrant-origin Latino/a young adults transitioned into the world of work during the COVID-19 pandemic. Longitudinal qualitative data to underscores how immigration policies, COVID-19, education-occupation mismatches, and low socioeconomic origins complicate the workforce transitions for college-educated Latinos/as. Implications of the research and practical solutions were discussed

Advancing Community Cultural Wealth: Engaging with Asset-Based Frameworks – Trevor McCray

August 2023

In this 60-minute introductory workshop, Dr. Trevor McCray guides participants through various asset-based frameworks, including CCWT’s own research in Community Cultural Wealth, how CCWT utilizes asset-based frameworks, and tools that will help participants implement the concept in their own work.

Teaching Transferable Skills in College Classrooms: A Cultural Scripts Approach – Matthew Hora

May 2023

The dominant “soft skills” and career readiness discourses do not adequately address the types of skills, instruction, and guidance our students need to thrive in their careers. Learn how to teach critical transferable skills to college students using a cultural approach to teaching and learning in this February workshop video from Dr. Matthew T. Hora of UW–Madison’s Center for Research on College-Workforce Transition (CCWT).

A Conversation About Assessing Skills in Postsecondary Courses – Heather Fischer, Martin Storksdieck

March 2023

CCWT’s Dr. Matthew Hora talks to Dr. Heather Fischer and Dr. Martin Storksdieck from Oregon State University’s STEM Research Center about their research into skills assessment in postsecondary education. They discuss the challenges of data collection, accurately defining learning outcomes, and designing courses that teach students skills that facilitate the college-workforce transition. Dr. Martin Storksdieck is the director of Oregon State University’s STEM Research Center, and a professor in OSU’s College of Education. The Center consists of a team of dedicated professionals of various disciplinary backgrounds who conduct applied research on STEM education and science engagement at the intersection of research, policy, and practice, with a strong focus on equity and social justice. His aim is to align understanding of how all people learn throughout the lifespan, in formal and informal settings with evidence-based strategies for STEM engagement and STEM education. Martin has more than 25 years of experience with educational research and evaluation in STEM-related fields, and in environmental and sustainability education.