Geodesy > Workshop 2010 > Program


Here is a schedule of the day's activities. Please see the Participant's Checklist to ensure that you have done what you need to do before attending the workshop!

8-8:30 Continental Breakfast; Meet & Greet

8:30 Opening Remarks and Introductions

9:00 to 9:45 Introduction to applications of geodesy EOS article (Acrobat (PDF) 542kB Mar5 10) - Shimon Wdowinski, University of Miami

9:45-10:30 Discussion on applying geodesy to participants' future teaching

10:30-10:45 Break

10:45- Interactive teaching techniques

Merging the Affective and Cognitive domains & Using the 'Clicker' - Val Sloan, UNAVCO Using data in a large class – Anne Sheehan, University of Colorado (30 min)
How do you use authentic data in a classroom with hundreds of students? Here you will work through part of a worksheet using GPS data with a small group. You will be able to take this and PPT slides home to use in your own class. Developed by Anne Sheehan and Shelley Olds at UNAVCO, and led by Anne Sheehan.

Crafting Authentic Assessment - Susan Eriksson, UNAVCO

11:30- Evaluating and Revising Student Learning Materials

Part I - An example from geodesy: "before" and "after"

Part II - Small group discussion of 'good teaching' and constructing a rubric for measuring effective materials

12:30 LUNCH provided

1:30 Evaluating and Revising Student Learning Materials

Part III - Practice activity discussed with whole group

Part IV - Peer review of individual modules/activities (small groups)

3:00 BREAK

3:15 Evaluating and Revising Student Learning Materials

Part V Each participant will work on his/her own module

4:00 Group discussion on generating the grand concepts that 'general education,' non-majors/freshmen should know about geodesy in geoscience.

What part will this group or individuals play in

a) planning for larger geodesy curriculum,

b) building community of faculty using modern geodesy in the classroom, and

c) interaction with SERC website on topic.

4:45 Closing Remarks and Discussion

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