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Workshop Program


Note: the 2002 workshop is over. Find out more about the "Early Career Geoscience Faculty" workshops (including a link to next year's), or read on for more information about the 2002 workshop.

Saturday, June 1

6:00 pm - DINNER
Blow Hall, Board Dinner Room (3rd floor, next to the elevator)

Meet in front of dorm to walk to Blow Hall (or join us there)

7:30 pm
Blow Hall, Board Room 3rd floor (by elevator)
Welcome and Introductions
Overview of Goals, Schedule
Discussion
Logistics

Sunday, June 2

8:15 am

Blow Hall, Board Dining Room
Preview schedule for the day
Active Engagement and Specific Classroom Strategies BREAK
Classroom Strategies continued
Diversity of Learning Styles

LUNCH

1:00 pm
McGlothlin-Street Hall, Room 20
An Example: Active Engagement in a Large Classroom
Classroom Strategies concurrent

BREAK 2:55-3:10

3:10 pm
Classroom Strategies concurrent (repeat of sessions)
Scientific Habits of the Mind

DINNER
6:15 pm
230 MS Hall
Optional Groundwater storage mechanism experiment

7:00-9:00 pm
McGlothlin-Street Hall
Informal Evening Session Sharing Ideas about Courses

Monday, June 3

8:15 am
McGlothlin-Street Room 20, Breakout Rooms
Preview schedule for the day
Making Course Content Relevant to Students
Concurrent sessions
Authentic Assessment
Effective Teaching in Large Classes / What do Your Students Learn?
Place-Based and Culturally-Responsive Teaching
Developing Students' Communication Skills: Papers, Posters, and Presentations

BREAK 10:00-10:15

10:15 am
Concurrent sessions (repeat)
Course Design

LUNCH: Birds-of-a-feather lunch meetings (optional)

1:15 pm
Blow Hall, Board Dining Room
Course Design cont.
Syllabus Construction
Field Trips
Individual work; optional consultations with workshop facilitators

BREAK (informal)

4:00 pm
Tenure: Questions and Answers

DINNER: Picnic dinner 6:30 pm
W.M. Keck Environmental Laboratory
Pre/post dinner - canoe Lake Matoaka, walk through the College Woods, tour the Keck Lab, relax


Tuesday, June 4

8:15 am
Blow Hall, Board Dining Room
Working Effectively with Research Students
BREAK
Concurrent sessions, Board Room, Board Dining Room, Board Conference Room
Research and Scholarly Activity in Your New Setting

LUNCH: Birds-of-a-feather lunch meetings (optional)

1:15 pm
Blow Hall, Board Room
Introductions again
Getting your Research Ideas Funded
Preparing for NSF Visit
BREAK
Work on Posters
Individual Consultations with Workshop Facilitators

DINNER

Evening
Work on Posters

7:00-9:00 pm
McGlothlin-Street Hall
Individual Consultations with Workshop Facilitators


Wednesday, June 5

8:15 am
McGlothlin-Street Hall, Room 20
Poster Session
BREAK
Making Connections and Working Together: Two-Year Colleges, Four-Year Colleges, and Universities

LUNCH in town

1:00 pm
Blow Hall, Board Dining Room
Goal Setting and Time Management (teaching, research, service; balance of professional and personal life; time-management strategies)
Concluding Remarks
Workshop Evaluation

7 pm- DINNER: Dinner in Colonial Williamsburg!
Shield's Tavern (meet there by 6:55 pm)


Thursday, June 6 - Optional trip to the National Science Foundation

6:45 am
Depart for NSF (for 9:30 arrival at NSF)

All meetings in Room 515 Stafford I unless noted otherwise.

10:00-11:00 am
Introduction to the National Science Foundation
Welcome
Introduction the Directorate for Geosciences - Herman Zimmerman
Crosscutting Initiatives 1: RUI; CAREER, EPSCOR, REU supplements; Geoscience Education Program, Opportunities for Enhancing Diversity in the Geosciences - Doug James and Jewel Prendeville
Crosscutting Initiatives 2: Biocomplexity - Margaret Cavanaugh

11:00 am
Small-Group meetings
Advanced Technological Education - Iraj Nejad (Room 340)
Paleoclimate - David Verardo (Room 595)
Hydrologic Sciences - Doug James (Room 730)
Marine Geology and Geophysics - Bil Haq (Room 595)
Petrology and Geochemistry - Sonia Esperanca (Room 515)
Tectonics - Art Goldstein (Room 517)

Lunch

1:30-2:20 pm
Research Experiences for Undergraduates - Mike Mayhew
Concurrent individual meetings to discuss research goals/projects with NSF Program Directors

2:30-3:20 pm
Course, Curriculum, and Laboratory Improvement (CCLI) programs - Jill Singer
Concurrent individual meetings to discuss research goals/projects with NSF Program Directors

3:30-4:30 pm
NSF Review Process and Characteristics of Successful Proposals, with time for questions - Doug James, Jill Singer, and Marilyn Suiter

4:30-5:30 pm
Debriefing Session

5:30 pm - Dinner at Tara Thai

After dinner - Drive to Williamsburg

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