Workshop Program

Monday June 17 - Optional Field Trip

8 am -8 pm Optional Field Trip - Pacific Coast South of San Francisco & South San Francisco Bay- includes South Bay Cruise -- Dinner on return (on own dime) (Click here for details, maps, and images.)

6:30 pm Optional dinner gathering in downtown San Francisco for those who've arrived early (on your own dime) - gather in front of 808 Kearny at 6:30 pm. Group will head toward Belden Place (parallel to Kearny between Pine and Bush) or into North Beach.

Tuesday, June 18

Theme: WHAT do we teach in Oceanography?

Morning

8:15-8:30 am Welcome and Logistics + Action Plan Instructions - Main Conference Room (402)

(tea and coffee provided)

8:30-9 am Introductions and Ice Breaker - Main Conference Room (402)

9-10:15 am Round Table Discussions: Opportunities and Challenges in Teaching Oceanography & Activity Review - Main Conference Room (402) - Review of efforts completed prior to workshop - What's on your mind? Discussions about survey results and pre-workshop activity review

10:15-10:30 am Break (light snack provided) (402)

10:30-11:45 am Invited Plenary Talk - Sustainable Oceans and Educating Future Citizens - [link http://dss.tamucc.edu/sylvia_earle.html - 'Dr. Sylvia Earle'] - Main Conference Room (402)

11:45 am -12 pm Reflection/Action Plan

12-1 pm Catered lunch - Main Conference Room (402)

Afternoon

1-1:45 pm Teaching Oceanography - Case Studies - 4 concurrent sessions - 14th floor classrooms - FORMAT: 20-30 minutes of presentation, 15-25 minutes of Q&A and interactive: how to incorporate into your class

Session Choices document (Acrobat (PDF) 123kB Jun11 13) (you should also have a copy in your workshop folder)

1:45-2 pm Reflection/Action Plan

2-2:45 pm Bringing Oceanography into the Classroom - 4 concurrent sessions - 14th floor classrooms - FORMAT: 20-30 minutes of presentation, 15-25 minutes of Q&A and interactive: how to incorporate into your class

2:45-3 pm Reflection/Action Plan

3-3:15 pm Break (light snack provided) (402)

3:15-4:15 pm Sustainability; Stewardship; Ocean Resources, International Policy - Katie Farnsworth, Dave Mogk, Alex Turra - Main Conference Room (402)

Workspace pages for the sustainability/stewardship/resources/policy session

4:15-4:30 pm Reflection/Action Plan

4:30-5:30 pm Student Learning Outcomes, Assessment, and Course Design (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 399kB Jun18 13) - Steven Taylor, Elizabeth Gordon, Katryn Wiese - Main Conference Room (402)

Workspace pages for the student learning outcomes/assessment/course design session

5:30-6 pm Reflection and Daily Road Check - Main Conference Room (402)

6:30 pm Dinner at Gaylord's Indian Restaurant (8-minute walk)

Wednesday, June 19

Theme: HOW Do We Teach Oceanography? Strategies and Best Practices

Lava into Sea

Morning

8:15-8:30 am Logistics - Main Conference Room (402)
(tea and coffee provided)

8:30-10 am Active Learning (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 40.1MB Jun19 13) - Al Trujillo - Main Conference Room (402)

10-10:15 am Reflection/Action Plan

10:15-10:30 am Break (402) (light snack provided)

10:30 am -12:15 pm Go to Class 1: Be a student participating in a 2-hour lab - 4 concurrent sessions - 14th floor classrooms
Session Choices document (Acrobat (PDF) 123kB Jun11 13) (you should also have a copy in your workshop folder)

12:15-12:30 pm Reflection/Action Plan

12:30-1:30 pm Catered lunch (402) + Share Fair set up (14th floor)

Afternoon

1:30-2:30 pm Go to Class 2: Be a student participating in an interactive lecture/discussion section (3 short interactive classroom activities) - 4 concurrent sessions - 14th floor classrooms

2:30-2:45 pm Reflection/Action Plan + Share Fair set up (14th floor)

2:45-3:30 pm Share Fair A: Demonstrations (+/- Poster) of favorite Oceanography teaching activities (1401 + 1402)
Participants whose last names end with A through K: PRESENTERS. Everyone else circulates for informal demonstrations and discussions. Share Fair presentations and activities are linked from the workshop participant list.

3:30-3:45 pm Break (402) (light snack provided)

3:45-4:30 pm Share Fair B: Demonstrations (+/- Poster) of favorite Oceanography teaching activities (1404 + 1405)
Participants whose last names end with L through Z: PRESENTERS. Everyone else circulates for informal demonstrations and discussions. Share Fair presentations and activities are linked from the workshop participant list.

4:30-5 pm Share Fair clean up and Reflection/Action Plan

5-6 pm - Walk to Pier 39 (25 minutes -- average walking pace with no distractions)

6-7 pm Aquarium of the Bay on Fisherman's Wharf (Pier 39)

7-7:30 pm Waterfront and sea Lions exploration

7:30 pm Dinner at Fog Harbor Restaurant (Pier 39)

9 pm Return walk to hotels

Thursday, June 20

Theme: The Future - What more can we do?

Morning

8:15-8:30 am Logistics - Main Conference Room (402) (tea and coffee provided)

8:30-9:00 am Career Resources for Students & Networking (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 11.6MB Jun14 13) - Jan Hodder (with Mirjam Glessmer) - Main Conference Room (402)

9-9:15 am Reflection/Action Plan

9:15-10:30 am Online Teaching & Resources (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 12.5MB Jun20 13) - Al Trujillo (with Monica Bruckner, Don Reed, Stephen Schellenberg, Katryn Wiese) - Main Conference Room (402) - (series of presentations, interactive activities, and Q&A/discussion)

10:30-10:45 am Reflection/Action Plan

10:45- 11 am Break (light snack provided)

11-11:30 am Resources for Next Steps - Kristen St. John (with Janice McDonnell, Dave Mogk, and Becca Walker) - Main Conference Room (402) - (series of presentations, interactive activities, and Q&A/discussion) - opportunities through InTeGraTe; follow on activities GSA, AGU; themed publication for JGE; NSF, OOI.

11:30-11:45 am Work Group Brainstorm - Main Conference Room (402)

11:45-12 pm Reflection/Action Plan

12-1 pm Catered lunch

Afternoon

1-3:15pm Working groups - Main Conference Room to start (402), then breakouts to 14th Floor

3:15-3:30 pm Break (402) (light snack provided)

3:30-4:30 pm Town Hall Meeting - Reports from working groups - Main Conference Room (402)

4:30-5 pm Work plans and workshop evaluation

6:00 pm Optional dinner gathering and evening event for those interested (on your own dime) to The Exploratorium After Hours Event (adults-only evening event -- open bar -- crazy interactive science exhibits -- very fun!) - $15 for entry ticket. 2 restaurants on site: Seismic Joint Cafe & the Seaglass Restaurant (15-minute walk)

7:30 pm tour led by on-site expert

Winogradsky columns - from Microbial Life Educational Resources

Friday June 21 - Optional Field Trip

8 am - 6 pm - Optional Field Trip - San Francisco and Marin Headlands - Leaves at 8 am from in front of 808 Kearny - (Click here for details, maps, and images.)

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