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Early Career Geoscience Faculty Workshop Program

Note: the 2011 workshop is over. Find out more about the Early Career Geoscience Faculty workshops, or read on for more information about the 2011 workshop, including most of the workshop presentations.

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Opening reception, 2011 Early Career workshop
Participants at the 2011 Early Career workshop opening reception. Photo by Carol Ormand.

Sunday, June 12, 2011

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 evening program.

5:30 Informal Reception with Cash Bar, Sadler Center, Tidewater A and B

6:00-7:00 Dinner, Sadler Center, Tidewater A and B

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

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Monday, June 13

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

8:15-9:40 Preview schedule, Course Design, Learning Styles, and Teaching Styles (PowerPoint 2.1MB Jun13 11), Sadler Center, Tidewater A - Heather Macdonald and Richard Yuretich

9:40-10:00 Break, Tidewater B

Greg Hancock\'s Interactive Lecture, 2011 Early Career workshop
At the 2011 Early Career workshop. Photo by Carol Ormand.

10:00-10:50 Interactive Lectures (PowerPoint 339kB Jun13 11), Tidewater A, Greg Hancock, College of William and Mary

11:00-11:50 Teaching Strategies: Concurrent Sessions: Participants will attend one session from the list below (Sadler Center).

Cooperative learning session, 2011 Early Career workshops
At the 2011 Early Career workshop. Photo by Carol Ormand.
Participants at the 2011 Early Career workshops
At the 2011 Early Career workshop. Photo by Carol Ormand.

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

12:15-1:00 - optional interest group discussions:

1:30-2:20 Teaching Strategies: Concurrent Sessions Participants will attend a session from the list above. Sadler Center

2:20-2:40 Break, Tidewater B

Prediction of lecture demo outcome, 2011 Early Career workshop
Participants at the 2011 Early Career workshop predict the outcome of a lecture demonstration. Photo by Carol Ormand.

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

4:20-5:15 Taking Charge of Your Career (Acrobat (PDF) 72kB Jun14 09); Overview of Individual Consultations and Daily Roadcheck, Richard Yuretich; Randy Richardson - Tidewater A

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)

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Tuesday, June 14

Discussion at the 2011 Early Career workshop
Participants at the 2011 Early Career workshop. Photo by Carol Ormand.

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

8:15-8:30 Report from Daily Roadcheck; Your Research/Scholarly Career, Sadler Center, Tidewater A

8:30-9:40 Working Effectively with Research Students: Different Models,Tidewater A

9:40-10:00 Break, Tidewater B

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

At the 2011 Early Career workshop
Participants at the 2011 Early Career workshop. Photo by Carol Ormand.

11:00-11:50 Strategies for Research and Scholarship: Concurrent Sessions. Participants will attend a session from the list above.

Discussion at the 2011 Early Career workshop
Participants at the 2011 Early Career workshop. Photo by Carol Ormand.

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

12:15-1:00 - optional interest group discussions:

1:20-2:00 Connections, Extensions, Opportunities: Concurrent Sessions, Alumni House. Participants will attend a session selected from a list of sessions (examples are listed below):

Concurrent session at the 2011 Early Career workshop
Participants at the 2011 Early Career workshop. Photo by Carol Ormand.
Canoeing Lake Matoaka, 2011 Early Career workshop
Fossil hunters return victorious. Photo by Carol Ormand.

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

3:00-3:40 Preparing for the Tenure Process; Daily Roadcheck - Leadership Hall, Pollard Room, Chandler Room

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

4:00-5:30 Individual consultations, Alumni House (also in the evening at the Keck Lab, 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

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Wednesday, June 15

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

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

Research planning discussions, 2011 Early Career workshop
Participants at the 2011 Early Career workshop discuss their plans for research and scholarly activity. Photo by Carol Ormand.

8:30-10:00 Developing a Strategic Plan for Research/Scholarly Activity, Leadership Hall

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

10:20-11:30 Writing Proposals and Getting Funded (PowerPoint 172kB Jun15 11); Professional Introductions; Discussion of NSF Visit - Michael Wysession; Richard Yuretich

11:30-12:45 Lunch, Alumni House

11:45-12:45 Optional Interest Group Discussions

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

Poster session, 2011 Early Career workshop
Poster session, 2011 Early Career workshop. Photo by Carol Ormand.

3:20-3:30 Poster Instructions, Daily Roadcheck, Leadership Hall

Here are a few examples of posters from the 2010 Early Career workshop

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

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)

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Thursday, June 16

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

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

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

1:15-2:15 Life Balance and Time Management (Acrobat (PDF) 304kB Jun10 11) - making choices based on priorities, scheduling, and more. Liz Ritchie and Cindy Shellito, Alumni House - Leadership Hall

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

2:30-4:00 Strategic Action Planning, Leadership Hall

Poster session, 2011 Early Career workshop
Poster session, 2011 Early Career workshop. Photo by Carol Ormand.

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

7:00 Dinner, Nawab Indian Restaurant, 204 Monticello

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Friday, June 17

Optional Visit to the National Science Foundation

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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