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Early Career Geoscience Faculty Workshop Program

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Sunday, June 22, 2014

Registration for the workshop will be in Annapolis Hall from 2:00-4:30 and the STAMP Center from 5:00pm-9:00pm. See the logistics page for more details.

5:00-5:30 Welcome and Introductions Prince George's Room, STAMP Center

5:30-7:00 Dinner

7:00-9:00 Workshop Goals, Discussion and Logistics

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Monday, June 23 at U of MD STAMP and Alumni Centers

7:00-8:00 Breakfast - South Campus Dining Hall

8:15-8:30 Preview Workshop and Announcements - Prince George's Room, STAMP Center

8:30-9:20 Strategic Decisions: Elements of a Successful Career and a Satisfying Life (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 792kB Jun22 14), Prince George's Room - Richard Yuretich

9:20-9:45 Break

9:45-10:45 Course Design (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 2.2MB Jun22 14), Prince George's Room - Rachel Beane and Karen Kortz

11:00-11:55 Course Design: Concurrent Sessions I, Alumni Center

Participants will attend one session from the list below:

12:00-1:00 Lunch on own at STAMP Center, options include food court and Maryland Food Co-op

1:00-2:05 Lesson Design: Preparing for a Class Period (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 1.8MB Jun22 14), Prince George's Room - Rachel Beane and Karen Kortz

Lesson Design Posters (login required)

2:05-2:30 Break

2:30-3:15 Teaching Strategies: Concurrent Sessions II-a, STAMP & Alumni Centers

Participants will attend one session from the list below:

3:30-4:15 Teaching Strategies: Concurrent Sessions II-b, STAMP & Alumni Centers

Participants will attend one session from the list below:

4:30-4:45 Overview of Individual Consultations, Daily Roadcheck, Prince George's Room

7:00-8:30 Dinner and Sharing Ideas about Specific Courses, Prince George's Room

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Tuesday, June 24

7:00-8:00 Breakfast - South Campus Dining Hall

8:15-8:30 Report From Yesterday's Roadchecks; Introduction to Your Research/Scholarly Career, Prince George's Room

8:30-9:35 Working Effectively with Research Students: Different Models (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 919kB Jun23 14), Prince George's Room - Tessa Hill and Chris Kim

9:35-10:00 Break

10:00-10:50 Strategies for Research and Scholarship: Concurrent Sessions III-a, STAMP & Alumni Centers

Participants will attend one session from the list below:

11:05-11:55 Strategies for Research and Scholarship: Concurrent Sessions III-b, STAMP & Alumni Centers

Participants will attend one session from the list below:

12:00-1:30 Lunch - Prince George's Room (STAMP Center)

Optional Interest Group Discussions: time management with kids, time management for people without kids, international faculty, small department relations, dual careers/the two-body problem, non-traditional funding sources

1:30-2:15 Connections, Extensions, Opportunities: Concurrent Sessions IV-a, STAMP & Alumni Centers

Participants will attend one session from the list below:

2:30-3:15 Connections, Extensions, Opportunities: Concurrent Sessions IV-b, STAMP & Alumni Centers

Participants will attend one session from the list below:

3:15-3:40 Break

3:40-3:50 Daily Roadcheck, Prince George's Room

3:50-6:30 Individual Consultations

Dinner on own

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Wednesday, June 25

7:00-8:00 Breakfast - South Campus Dining Hall

8:15-8:30 Report From Yesterday's Roadchecks and Preview of Today's Sessions, Atrium (STAMP Center)

8:30-9:50 Developing a Strategic Plan for Research/Scholarly Activity (PowerPoint 288kB Jun24 14), Atrium (STAMP Center) - Richard Yuretich

9:50-10:15 Break

10:15-11:30 Writing Proposals and Getting Funded (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 1.3MB Jun25 14), Atrium (STAMP Center) - Tessa Hill, Chris Kim

11:30-12:45 Lunch - Atrium (STAMP Center)

Optional Interest Group Discussions: Work/Life balance for people thinking about having kids, Work/Life balance for people with kids, clickers, Teaching Writing to Support Student Learning, Working with Industry, community outreach, teaching seminar classes.

1:00-3:15 Moving Your Research/Scholarly Activity Forward: Concurrent Sessions V, STAMP & Alumni Centers

Participants will attend one session from the list below:

3:15-3:40 Break

3:40-4:00 Poster Instructions (Acrobat (PDF) 57kB Jun24 14), Example Posters and Q&A crowdsourcing, Atrium (STAMP Center)

4:00-4:15 Discussion of NSF visit, Atrium (STAMP Center) - Richard Yuretich

4:15-6:45 Work on Posters, Individual Consultations

Dinner on own

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Thursday, June 26

7:00-8:00 Breakfast - South Campus Dining Hall

8:15-11:10 Poster Session, Prince George's Room (STAMP Center)

11:10-11:30 Poster Follow-up and Reflection, Prince George's Room (STAMP Center)

11:30-1:15 Lunch - on own

1:15-2:15 Network Building (PowerPoint 434kB Jun25 14), Prince George's Room (STAMP Center) - Tessa Hill and Sarah Penniston-Dorland

2:20-4:30 Strategic Action Planning, Prince George's Room (STAMP Center)

4:30-4:55 Break

4:55-5:30 Lessons Learned (login required), Concluding Remarks, and Workshop Evaluation, Prince George's Room (STAMP Center)

7:00 Closing Dinner at Ledo Restaurant

Meet in the Montgomery Hall courtyard at 6:45 if you would like to walk over with a group.

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Friday, June 27

Optional Visit to the National Science Foundation

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