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Workshop on Teaching Phase Equilibria: Goals, Schedule and Participants

Montana State University - March 29 - April 1, 2007


The participants at this workshop have been invited because of their scientific expertise and interests in teaching heterogeneous phase equilibria in the geosciences. By contributing to the topics encompassed by this module and aggregating existing resources, we will construct a comprehensive learning resource that will be available for use by students and faculty in the broader geoscience community. This page includes:

Workshop Goals


Workshop Schedule

Thursday March 29


8:00am - 9:00pm - Travel to Bozeman

6:30pm - Pickup at Grantree Inn or airport; dinner at The Mint Restaurant

Friday March 30


7:00am - 8:00am - Breakfast at Grantree Inn (charge to room)

8:00am - Van pickup at Grantree Inn (travel to campus, coffee...)

8:30am - Meet at MSU Student Union Building, Room 275

8:30am - 9:00am - Welcome and Introduction
9:00am - 10:00am - Group Discussion
10:00am - 10:30am - Break

10:30am - 11:00am - Continuing Discussion
Writing Assignments–Review suggested curriculum, modify if needed, assign "lead" author to each topic, form writing teams...

11:00am - 12:00am - Intro to the Content Management System
MSU staff will demonstrate some basic operations in using the Content Management System (from Science Education Resource Center at Carleton College); creating new text; uploading images; making lists and links, etc.

12:00pm - 1:00pm - Lunch (Catered in SUB)

1:00am - 4:00pm - Work Session I
(snack break ~3:00 PM) 4:00pm - 5:00pm - Live "Walk-Through" of Web Pages
5:00pm - Dinner at Montana AleWorks (dinner is on us; our NSF grant won't let us purchase alcohol - you're on your own)



Saturday March 31


7:00am - 8:00am - Breakfast at Grantree Inn (charge to room)

8:00am - Van pickup at Grantree Inn

8:30am - Meet at MSU in Traphagen Hall; Coffee

8:30am—9:00pm—Charge for the Day, Review of Objectives for the Day

9:00am - 11:30pm - Work Session II (Work in computer classrooms in TRAP Hall) 11:30am—12:00pm - Morning Road Check (brief progress reports, requests, etc.)

12:00pm - 1:30pm - Lunch (local restaurant)

1:30pm - 3:00pm - Demonstrations "Big Programs"
Review of "tutorials" in progress...where can we help?

3:00pm - Break

3:30pm - 4:30pm - Final Writing Session

4:30-5:30 - Final Report Outs
5:30pm - 6:45pm - Return to hotel to relax

7:00pm - Dinner at John Bozeman Bistro

Sunday April 1


Shuttle to airport for departures
Dave, John and Dex "networking" aprés workshop.


List of Participants