Growth Mindset Messaging

Baseball player smiles as he keeps multiple balls in the air.

Growth Mindset Messaging Case Study Overview The Learning Commons at Santa Fe College uses research-based methodologies to help improve persistence among students. Funded by a Title III grant supporting low income and vulnerable populations, it’s a physical space, with added virtual services, where any student can get free tutoring and academic coaching. Staff are trained […]

Anthropomorphizing Career Exploration

A capuchin hangs out in his habitat at the Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo. Squatting amid the limerock, its face appears to be both challenging you, and blowing you a kiss.

A series of 30-second videos featuring animals from the teaching zoo asked, “What’s your work personality?” The campaign landing page drove people to the Career Exploration Center, where advisors offer assessments and guidance.