Friday, March 14, 2014
8:00-8:45 Registration and Breakfast
8:45 - 9:00 Introduction to workshop and opening remarks
Welcoming remarks,introduction of leaders; setting the workshop goals
9:00-9:45 Supporting students success
9:45-10:45 Speaker:"How Students Learn"
- Gallery walk: Defining Student Success/Attracting and retaining students in the Geosciences; reporting and discussion. The gallery walk introduces you to the questions of defining student success so that we can attract and retain students in the geosciences.
Dr. Claire Rubman, Professor, Suffolk Community College
Followed by questions and discussion
Resources: PowerPoint: Helping Students Learn to Learn; Kaatje van der Hoeven Kraft, Mesa Community College and David McConnell, North Carolina State College
Helping Students Learn to Learn (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 6.2MB Aug15 14)
Notes from "How Students Learn" recorded by Sean Tvelia:
Notes from "How Students Learn" (Microsoft Word 2007 (.docx) 13kB Aug25 14)
11:00-11:30 Breakout session: Strategies for Working with Diverse Populations
- English language learners
- Solo status
- Students with disabilities
11:30 - 12:00 Table discussions and sharing
What big ideas did you get from the morning session? How will you use these in your teaching? Introduction to the Individual Action Plan
12:00-1:00 -Lunch1:00 - 2:00 Experiential Learning; Careers in the GeosciencesTheodore Masters, Vice President Enviro Trac; Richard Baldwin, Apex Companies LLC; Paul Marchese, Queensborough Community College; Candice Foley, Suffolk Community College2:00-2:45 Breakout Session: Bridging the Gap between Classrooms and Career
Reporting and sharing. What did you learn about careers in the geosciences that you can bring back to your classes, your clubs, or your administration? Panel speakers will be available for consultation at each table.
2:45 - 3:00 Break
3:00 - 4:00 Discussion, Wrap up and Action plans: What big ideas did you get from the afternoon session? How can you use what you learned to develop action plans for the next year? Workshop evaluation
Action Plan Template:Action Plan Template (Microsoft Word 23kB Aug26 14)