Workshop Program

Sunday, December 14, 2008, San Fransisco Marriott Hotel

This program builds upon and draws from presentations at the July 2008 workshop.

If you are presenting a poster or giving a talk at this workshop, please upload your materials.

8:00 Continental breakfast

8:30-8:45 Introductions and Goals for the Day

8:45-9:30 Designing Courses for Long Term Impact (PowerPoint PRIVATE FILE 679kB Jul15 08)
Presentation and Discussion

Cathy Manduca, Carleton College - based in part on presentation by Barb Tewksbury (PowerPoint PRIVATE FILE 679kB Jul15 08) at the July 2008 workshop

9:30-10:30 Teaching the Process of Science (Acrobat (PDF) 6.2MB Jan7 09) Presentation and Discussion

Anne Egger, Stanford University

Formation of discussion groups

10:30-10:45 Break

10:45-11:45 Discussion groups on focusing course content and motivating students

11:45 - 12:00 Report out key ideas

12:00-1:00 Lunch

1:00-3:00 Methods and Strategies for Teaching Introductory Courses
Discussion: What makes good teaching activity? (PowerPoint PRIVATE FILE 81kB Dec14 08)
Panel on methods and strategies with discussion:

3:00-3:15 Break

3:15-4:30 Reflection, Planning, and Revising (see review group assignments)
Fill out the action plan form (Microsoft Word PRIVATE FILE 59kB Jul15 08) and submit action plan online.

4:30-5:00 Report out, reflections, evaluations and next steps