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Program

Friday, May 16, 2014

4:00-5:00 On-site check-in - Seminar Room 1.601, Institute for Geophysics, Research Office Complex (ROC) of the J.J. Pickle Research Campus, University of Texas at Austin

5:00-6:00 Introductions and icebreaker activity

6:00-7:00 Dinner - in the J. Neils Thompson Commons (TCB) Atrium

7:00-7:25 Welcome and goals

7:25-8:00 Keynote presentation - Gender in the Geosciences: Influences on Recruitment and Retention of Women in the Geosciences (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 3.7MB May13 14) - Eric M. Riggs, Assistant Dean, Diversity and Graduate Student Recruitment & Development and Research Associate Professor of Geoscience Education, College of Geosciences, Texas A&M University

8:00-8:15 Q & A and discussion

8:15-8:20 Logistics

Saturday, May 17, 2014

8:15-8:30 Overview and logistics

8:30-9:10 Understanding Our 2YC Student Subpopulations - An Overview - presentation (PowerPoint 190kB Jun1 14)

9:10-10:45 Challenges and Strategies for Teaching Subpopulations (PowerPoint 247kB Jun1 14) - two rotations of group discussions

  • Group 1 - Neurodiverse Learners - handout (Microsoft Word 2007 (.docx) 17kB May14 14), discussion notes (Microsoft Word 2007 (.docx) 12kB Jun5 14)
  • Group 2 - Minorities and Women - handout (Microsoft Word 2007 (.docx) 13kB May14 14)
  • Group 3 - First Generation - handout (Microsoft Word 2007 (.docx) 15kB May14 14), discussion notes (Microsoft Word 2007 (.docx) 15kB Jun5 14)
  • Group 4 - English Language Learners - handout (Microsoft Word 2007 (.docx) 13kB May14 14)
  • Group 5 - Veterans and Military - handout (Microsoft Word 2007 (.docx) 13kB May14 14), discussion notes (Microsoft Word 2007 (.docx) 23kB Jun5 14)

9:10-9:40 First table discussion

9:40-9:55 Break

9:55-10:25 Second table discussion

10:25-10:45 Report out

10:45-11:45 The Classroom as a Group - Leading and Engaging Students - demonstration, presentation (PowerPoint 490kB Jun1 14) and discussion

11:45-Noon Making Changes in Your Classes

Noon-1:00 Lunch - discussion: How can we build greater community amongst 2YC geoscience faculty in Texas?

1:00-1:30 Invited presentation - Improving the Quantitative Skills of Introductory Geology Students at a Large Urban Community College (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 397kB May13 14) - Meredith Denton-Hedrick, Adjunct Associate Professor of Geology, Austin Community College

1:30-2:10 Q & A and table discussion

2:10-2:20 Break

2:20-3:10 Strategies and Teaching Techniques to Support All Students - discussion notes (Microsoft Word 41kB Jun5 14)

3:10-3:20 Reflection - Where do we go from here? - discussion notes (Microsoft Word 2007 (.docx) 13kB Jun5 14)

3:20-3:40 Individual action plans (Microsoft Word 2007 (.docx) 14kB May14 14)

3:40-4:00 Concluding remarks, survey, evaluation


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