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Early Career Geoscience Faculty Workshop Program

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Sunday, June 6, 2010

Check in to the hotel (the Williamsburg Hospitality House ) at any time (your room might not be ready until 3:00 pm). Registration for the workshop will be in the William and Mary Parlor of the Hospitality House from 3:00-5:00; workshop registration for later arrivals will be at the Sadler Center during the reception, dinner, or the evening program.

5:30 Informal Reception, Sadler Center, Chesapeake A

6:00-7:00 Dinner, Sadler Center, Chesapeake A

7:00-9:00 Welcome and Introductions, Workshop Goals, Discussion, Logistics, Sadler Center, Chesapeake A


Monday, June 7

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7:00-8:00 Breakfast, Sadler Center Dining Hall

8:15-9:40 Preview schedule, Course Design, Learning Styles, and Teaching Styles (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 1.4MB Jun4 10), McGlothlin-Street Hall (MS) Room 20 - Rachel Beane and Heather Macdonald

9:40-10:00 Break, MS 20 Lobby

10:00-10:50 Interactive Lectures (Acrobat (PDF) 236kB Jun7 10), MS Room 20 - Greg Hancock (Department of Geology, College of William and Mary)


Watch a video clip of Greg's presentation:

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11:00-11:50 Teaching Strategies: Concurrent Sessions: Participants will attend one session selected from the list below.

12:00-1:00 Lunch, Sadler Center Dining Hall

1:30-2:20 Teaching Strategies: Concurrent Sessions, McGlothlin-Street Hall: Participants will attend a session selected from the list below.

2:20-2:40 Break, MS 20 Lobby

2:40-4:10 Designing Class Activities and Assignments: Concurrent Sessions. Sharing and reviewing teaching activities and assignments is a great way to grow and learn as an educator.

4:20-5:15 Taking Charge of Your Career, Overview of Individual Consultations, and Daily Roadcheck, MS 20, Heather Macdonald

5:30-6:30 Dinner, Sadler Center Dining Hall

7:00-8:00 Informal Session (optional) - Sharing Ideas about Specific Courses - Alumni House (open until 9:00 pm)


Tuesday, June 8

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7:00-8:00 Breakfast, Sadler Center Dining Hall

8:15-8:30 Report from Daily Roadcheck, Your Research/Scholarly Career, Sadler Center, Chesapeake C

8:30-9:40 Working Effectively with Research Students: Different Models, Chesapeake C - Richelle Allen-King

9:40-10:00 Break, Chesapeake B

10:00-10:50 Research Strategies: Concurrent Sessions. Participants will attend one of the sessions listed below:

11:00-11:50 Research Strategies: Concurrent Sessions. Participants will attend a session from the list below.

12:00-1:00 Lunch, Sadler Center Dining Hall (12:15-1:00 - optional interest group discussions)

Lunch Discussion Topics

1:20-2:00 Connections, Extensions, Opportunities: Concurrent Sessions, Alumni House (one session in the Sadler Center). Participants will attend a session selected from the following list:

2:10-2:50 Connections, Extensions, Opportunities: Concurrent Sessions. Participants will attend a session selected from the list below:

3:00-3:40 Tenure: Issues, Questions, and Answers; Daily Roadcheck, Alumni House, Leadership Hall

3:40-4:00 Break, Leadership Hall Lobby

4:00-5:30 Individual consultations, Alumni House (also in the evening, by mutual agreement)

5:30-6:30 Canoe Lake Matoaka, walk through the College Woods, tour the Keck Environmental Lab

6:30 Picnic Dinner at the Keck Environmental Lab


Wednesday, June 9

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7:00-8:00 Breakfast, Sadler Center Dining Hall

8:15-8:30 Preview of Day, Alumni House Leadership Hall

8:30-10:00 Developing a Strategic Plan for Research/Scholarly Activity (Acrobat (PDF) 111kB Jun14 09) - Richelle Allen-King

10:00-10:20 Break, Leadership Hall Lobby

10:20-11:30 Writing Proposals and Getting Funded (PowerPoint 268kB Jun9 10); Professional Introductions; Discussion of NSF Visit

11:30-12:45 Lunch, Alumni House

11:45-12:45 Optional Interest Group Discussions

Lunch discussion topics

1:00-3:00 Moving Your Research/Scholarly Activity Forward: Funding and Other Issues (concurrent sessions) NOTE EARLIER AFTERNOON START TIME

3:00-3:20 Break, Leadership Hall Lobby

3:20-3:30 Poster Instructions (Microsoft Word 30kB Jun14 09), Daily Roadcheck, Leadership Hall

3:30-5:30 Work on Poster, Individual Consultations, Alumni House

6:00 (or time you choose) Dinner in town (self-organized)

7:00-9:30 Work on Poster, Individual Consultations, Alumni House (open until 10:00 pm)


Thursday, June 10

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7:00-8:00 Breakfast, Sadler Center Dining Hall

All morning: Coffee in the McGlothlin-Street Hall Room 20 Lobby

8:15-11:00 Poster Session, McGlothlin-Street Hall Room 20

Show example posters

11:00-11:30 Poster Follow-up and Reflection

11:30-1:15 Lunch in town (self-organized)

1:15-2:15 Balance and Time Management (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 906kB Jun10 10), Alumni House Leadership Hall - making choices based on priorities, scheduling, and more.

2:15-2:30 Break, Leadership Hall Lobby

2:30-4:00 Strategic Action Planning

4:00-4:45 Next Steps, Recommendations, Concluding Remarks, and Workshop Evaluation

What We Learned and How We Can Support Each Other

7:00 Dinner, Nawab Indian Restaurant, 204 Monticello


Friday, June 11

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Optional Visit to the National Science Foundation (NSF Visit detailed schedule)

6:45 am Bus departs from Hospitality House

10:15-10:50 Welcome and Introduction to NSF

11:00-12:00 Small Group Meetings with Program Directors

12:00-1:30 Lunch

1:00-4:30 Individual Meetings with Program Directors and Concurrent Small Group Sessions

4:30-5:00 Debriefing Session

5:15-6:45 Dinner

6:45 pm Bus departs from restaurant for Williamsburg


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