Sunday, December 14, 2008, San Fransisco Marriott HotelThis 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
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
10:45-11:45 Discussion groups on focusing course content and motivating students
11:45 - 12:00 Report out key ideasShow results of discussion about how to reduce course content to make time for hands-on experiential exercises.
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:
- Interactive Teaching Methods for Large Classes (PowerPoint 2.5MB Dec14 08)- Tim Slater (University of Wyoming)
- Using GIS in the Introductory Classroom (PowerPoint 2.9MB Dec14 08)- Mark Abolins (Middle Tennessee State University)
Sample activity: Volcanoes Around the Globe
- The Mogul Earthquake Swarm: A Data-Rich Activity (PowerPoint 5MB Dec14 08) - Patricia Cashman (University of Nevada - Reno)
- Using Google Earth in the Introductory Classroom - Declan DePaor (Old Dominion University)
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