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Workshop Program

The workshop will begin at 5:00 PM on Wednesday and conclude at noon on Friday. Other details of the program are subject to change.


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Wednesday, June 27

The opening reception will take place in Ballroom C at the Strand Union Building (SUB)

5:00 pm No-host reception and icebreaker

6:00 pm Dinner

6:45 pm Welcome from InTeGrate and goals for the workshop Anne Egger

7:00 pm Plenary talk:

An Outsider Looks at Geoscience
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An Outsider Looks at Geoscience: Methods, Content, Pedagogy, and Partnerships (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 4.7MB Jun29 12) Pinky Nelson

Discussion: Teaching the methods of geoscience to different audiences

Pre-workshop reading in preparation for discussion: Manduca and Kastens (2012) (note: you must be logged in to your SERC account to access this reading). This page also includes an optional reading (Mogk and Goodwin (2012)).

Thursday, June 28

7:45 am Buffet breakfast in Ballroom C, Strand Union Building (SUB)

8:30-8:45 am Opening remarks and the plan for the day Anne Egger; SUB Ballroom C

8:45-10:15 am Presentations on the Nature of Geoscience; SUB Ballroom C

Questions and discussion moderated by Scott Linneman

Common Cause Explanation and the Search for the Smoking Gun
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Common Cause Explanation and the Search for the "Smoking Gun" (PowerPoint 2.9MB Jun28 12), Carol Cleland, University of Colorado

Teaching Geoscience as a Subversive Activity
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Teaching the Geosciences as a Subversive Activity: It's About Time (PowerPoint 16.5MB Jun28 12), Kip Ault, Lewis and Clark College

Teaching the Geosciences as a Subversive Activity Manuscript (Microsoft Word 2007 (.docx) 76kB Jun28 12)


10:15 am Break

10:30-12:00 Cross-cutting themes sessions I

Learn about strategies people are currently using, discuss issues and what is needed, finish by creating a page for other groups to read (group leaders are in italics).

12:00 Lunch

1:00-2:30 Cross-cutting themes sessions II

Learn about strategies people are currently using, discuss issues and what is needed, finish by creating a page for other groups to read (group leaders are in italics).

2:30 Break

2:45-4:00 Assessment - Small-group discussion and synthesis Cathy Manduca; SUB Ballroom C

Group A | Group B | Group C | Group D | Group E | Group F | Group G | Group H | Group I | Group J

4:00-5:25 Different audiences working groups - how do we integrate these ideas into our classes? What resources do we have, and what do we need? SUB Ballroom C

5:20 End of day wrap up and reflection

6:30 Dinner at John Bozeman's Bistro

Friday, June 29

7:45 am Buffet breakfast in SUB Ballroom C

8:30-9:00 Report outs from audience groups - 5 minutes per group

9:00-9:30 Lessons learned, what is needed – forming working groups; includes reprise of assessment and cross cutting theme outcomes Making working groups

9:30-11:00 Group discussion - what specifically needs to be developed re materials or methods ; what would it look like; breakout rooms as needed

11:00-12:00 Closing remarks, synthesis and evaluation; SUB Ballroom C

END OF FORMAL WORKSHOP PROGRAM


See field trip page for additional optional activities on Friday afternoon and Saturday.



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