This list of events have been undertaken by or with support from CISMI.

  • Getting Past the Gut - Summer, 2010
    This short summer workshop was designed to help faculty members plan to observe the results of their curricular changes during the 2010-11 academic year.
  • Broadening Access to STEM - June 25-26, 2009 (Part of Broadening Access)
    This two-day, hands-on workshop produced synthesis documents on specific strategies and for the design and implementation of comprehensive plans for increasing underrepresented minority enrollment, drawing upon the successes, lessons, failures, and challenges of the attendees.
  • 2009 Team-Based Learning - January 31-31, 2009 (Part of Broadening Access)
    This workshop follows on a previous Team-Based learning workshop in the Spring of 2007, and focused on the essential elements of successful assignment design.
  • Geovisualization Colloquium - March 29, 2008 (Part of Spatial Modeling)
    The purpose of the Geovisualization Colloquium was to provide a structured forum for faculty from area colleges to explore the technologies, methods, and innovations of geovisualization through interaction with leading scholars in this field.
  • Grid-based Map Analysis Techniques and GIS Modeling Workshop - March 19-21, 2008 (Part of Spatial Modeling)
    Participants in this introductory workshop developed a conceptual framework and overview of Geotechnology and Map Analysis.
  • Spatial Modeling Workshop - December 3-5, 2007 (Part of Spatial Modeling)
    This workshop was designed to provide an overview of the type of questions that can be asked of GIS and to enable participants to effectively incorporate spatial analysis and reasoning skills into their own empirical research and teaching.
  • 2007 Team-Based Learning - May 11-12, 2007 (Part of Broadening Access)
    This interactive workshop, facilitated by Larry Michaelsen, aimed to help participants learn how to prepare students for effective learning in teams so they can use and apply knowledge, in addition to learning content.
  • Interdisciplinary Computational Modeling - April 21-22, 2006 (Part of Computational Modeling)
    The goal of this workshop was to provide an in-depth introduction to how computational modeling can be used across the curriculum to enrich student learning.
  • Carleton's Energy Future - December 7-9, 2005 (Part of Environmental Science)
    The purpose of this workshop was to foster faculty development through interdisciplinary problem-based learning and encourage development of curriculum toward interdisciplinary problem-based learning, using Carleton's Energy Future as the specific topic of inquiry.

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