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
- 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.
9:45-10:45 Speaker:"How Students Learn"
Dr. Claire Rubman, Professor, Suffolk Community College
Followed by questions and discussion
11:00-11:45 Breakout session: Working with Diverse Populations
- English language learners
- Solo status
- Students with disabilities
- Reporting and sharing
11:45 - 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 Action Plan
1:00 - 2:00 Experiential Learning; Careers in the Geosciences
Theodore Masters, Vice President Enviro Trac; Richard Baldwin, Apex Companies LLC; Paul Marchese, Queensborough Community College; Candace Foley, Suffolk Community College
2:00–2:45 Table discussions with our professional geoscientists
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?
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