Early Career Geoscience Faculty Workshop Program

Note: the 2005 workshop is over. Read more general information about the "Early Career Geoscience Faculty" workshops (including a link to next year's), or scroll down to find links to many of the 2005 workshop presentations and related resources.

Wednesday, June 8, 2005

6:00 Registration and Dinner, University Center, Chesapeake B and C

7:00 Welcome and Introductions, Workshop Goals, Discussion, Logistics

Thursday, June 9, 2005

University Center, Chesapeake B and C

8:15-9:40 Active Engagement and Specific Teaching Strategies Active Engagment PowerPoints (PowerPoint 143kB Jun10 05)

9:40-10:00 Break

10:00-12:00 Teaching Strategies continued

12:00-1:00 Lunch

1:30-2:30 An Example: Active Engagement in a Large Classroom Description of Activity (Microsoft Word 41kB Jun10 05); Graph Paper Handout (PowerPoint 38kB Jun10 05);Mauna Loa Data (PowerPoint 38kB Jun10 05);1997-2003 Data (Microsoft Word 28kB Jun10 05)

2:35-3:30 Education and Research: Concurrent Sessions

  • A Problem-Based Approach to Introductory Labs Problem-Based Approach PowerPoints (PowerPoint 886kB Jun10 05)Problem-Based Labs PowerPoints (PowerPoint 886kB Jun20 05)
  • Learning to Think Like an Earth Scientist: Sequential Field Labs in an Introductory Course
  • Creating Small-scale Original Research Projects in Upper-level Courses
  • Getting the Most Out of Research Seminars

3:30-3:50 Break

3:50-4:45 Education and Research: Concurrent Sessions (repeat)

4:50-5:15 More on Introductions and Daily Roadcheck

5:15-6:00 Dinner

7:00-8:00 Informal Session (optional)—Sharing Ideas about Courses

Friday, June 10, 2005

8:15-9:40 Launching and Maintaining Research/Scholarly Activity in Your Current Setting, Breakout Groups

  • Two-year Colleges
  • Undergraduate Programs
  • Graduate Programs

9:40-10:00 Break

10:00-11:00 Working Effectively with Research Students: Different Models

11:00-12:00 Concurrent Sessions

  • Designing Undergraduate Research Projects: College of William and Mary Faculty Panel
    • Chuck Bailey, Geology Department
    • Emmett Duffy, School of Marine Sciences
    • Greg Hancock, Geology Department (moderator)
    • Elizabeth Harbron, Chemistry Department
    • Rowan Lockwood, Geology Department
    • John Swaddle, Biology Department
  • Using the Web and Other Technologies in Teaching Instructional Technology PowerPoints (PowerPoint 70kB Jun20 05)
  • Individual Consultations

12:00-1:00 Lunch

1:30-2:05 Teaching Strategies: Concurrent Sessions (to be selected from the list below)

2:10-2:45 Teaching Strategies: Concurrent Sessions (repeat)

2:45-3:05 Break

3:05-4:10 Individual consultations (also in the evening, by mutual agreement)

4:15-5:15 Tenure: Issues, Questions, and Answers (optional), Daily Roadcheck

5:15-6:30 Canoe Lake Matoaka, walk through the College Woods, tour the Keck Environmental Lab

6:30 Picnic Dinner at the Keck Lab

Saturday, June 11, 2005

8:15-10:10 Course Design and Assessment of Student Learning

10:10-10:30 Break

10:30-12:00 Developing a Strategic Plan for Research/Scholarly Activity Flowchart of Strategic Plan PowerPoint (PowerPoint 67kB Jun20 05)

12:00-1:00 Lunch

1:30-3:15 Moving Your Research/Scholarly Activity Forward: Funding and Other Issues (concurrent sessions)

  • Improving Your Research Proposals
  • Getting Your Research Funded
  • Enhancing Your Intellectual Vitality

3:15-3:30 Poster Instructions, Preparing for the NSF Visit

3:30 Break

3:30-5:00 Work on Poster, Individual Consultations

5:00-6:00 Dinner

7:00-9:00 Work on Poster, Individual Consultations

Sunday, June 12, 2005

8:30-11:00 Poster Session

11:00-12:00 Goal Setting

12:00-1:30 Lunch in town

1:30-2:30 Being Strategic: Moving Beyond Not Having Enough Time

2:30-4:15 Strategic Action Planning (teaching, research/scholarly activity, service; balance of professional and personal life)

4:15-5:00 Concluding Remarks and Workshop Evaluation

7:00 Dinner at Nawab Indian Restaurant

Monday, June 13, 2005 Optional Visit to the National Science Foundation More specific details and the schedule are given on the NSF Visit page.

6:45 Bus departs from campus

10:15-10:50 Welcome and Introduction to NSF

11:00-12:00 Small Group Meetings with Program Directors

12:00-1:30 Lunch

1:30-4:30 Individual Meetings with Program Directors and Concurrent Small Group Sessions

4:30-5:00 Debriefing Session

5:15-6:45 Dinner

6:45 Bus departs from restaurant for Williamsburg