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Developing Student Understanding of Complex Systems in the Geosciences
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Workshop Program

Note: This workshop has already taken place. Presentations and workshop materials are linked in the program below.
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Sunday, April 18


5:00 PM Welcome and Opening Reception Great Hall in Severance - Carleton College

Watch video of the presentation (Flash Video 164.4MB May5 10) (The video will be most useful if you have the PowerPoint file open to follow along.)

Monday, April 19


Courtesy breakfast at hotel

8:45-9:00 Plan for the Day Alumni Guest House Meeting Room - Carleton College

9:00-12:30 Goals, Challenges, and Cognitive Underpinnings of Teaching Complex Systems

Watch video of the presentation (Flash Video 158.6MB May3 10) (The video will be most useful if you have the PowerPoint file open to follow along.)
Watch video of the presentation (Flash Video 168.6MB May5 10) (The video will be most useful if you have the PowerPoint file open to follow along.)

Presentation is also available in PDF format: Complex Systems (Acrobat (PDF) 3.1MB May5 10)

12:30-2:00 Lunch Burton Dining Hall - Carleton College

2:00-5:30 Teaching Complex Systems with Models

7:00 Dinner Boonie's Bar & Grill of Millersburg

*Vans will leave from the Country Inn at 6:45pm


Tuesday, April 20


Courtesy breakfast at hotel

8:45-9:00 Reflections from Road Check Alumni Guest House Meeting Room

9:00 -12:30 Teaching Complex Systems with Visualizations

12:30-1:30 Lunch with Working Group Burton Dining Hall - Carleton College

1:30-4:00 Working Groups Work Time

Working group pages (accessible only to workshop participants)

4:00-5:00 Working Group Report Out and Group Discussion

Public webpages arising from working groups:

5:00-6:00 Personal Reflection, Table Discussion, Whole Group Synthesis

7:00 Dinner Out on the Town


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