Workshop Overview

Workshop Resources

Workshop Program:

This workshop is for participants who have registered through the Ecological Society of America annual meeting website.

Time: Sunday, August 7, 2016: 12:00 PM-5:00 PM
Location: Room 316, Ft Lauderdale Convention Center

12:00 Welcome and introductions

  • Icebreaker
  • Introductions
  • Goals for the workshop

12:30 - What is and why use InTeGrate materials? - Cailin Introduction to InTeGrate (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 7.1MB Aug7 16)

12:50 - Explore the materials activity in small groups - Meghann

How do the 5 guiding principles of InTeGrate appear in the module?
What active learning techniques are used? (More resources: Pedagogies in Action)

1:20 - Group discussion of findings

  • Where do the guiding principles show up in your chosen module?


1:45 - Introduction to the " An Ecosystems Services Approach to Water Resources" - Meghann

Ecosystem Services Module (log in required)

  • Key module elements
  • The development process
  • Questions

2:15 - Work with a partner to teach an activity - Cailin Using the modules (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 3.7MB Aug7 16)

  • Choose a module for you both to work on
    • Go to the InTeGrate front page
    • Click on 'Explore the Materials' button on the upper left.
    • Look through for a topic and a level that matches your interests
  • Each choose a separate activity in the module
  • Individually :
    • Determine the goal/outcome of the activity
    • Learn the activity well enough to teach it
  • Together:
    • Teach your partner the activity OR
    • Explain how you would teach the activity in enough detail they could teach it.
    • Switch roles

(3:00 - cookies and coffee appear)

3:30 - Return for group discussion - Meghann

  • What was easy? What was challenging?
  • What would you do differently?

3:45 - Examples and experience modifying materials from the South Dakota implementation program - Meghann

4:00 - Using the modules to increase diversity and retention - Cailin

4:30 - Use the guideline to develop a personal action plan for adapting a course: Personal Action Plan (Microsoft Word 2007 (.docx) 19kB Aug7 16)

End of workshop evaluation

5:00 Adjourn