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Before the workshop: please bring learning outcomes or goals (or a past syllabus) for a course that you would like to develop/modify to incorporate course-based research.

Recommended readings:

Powerpoint for workshop: CURE workshop powerpoint day 1 (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 27.5MB Jul16 15)

Thursday, July 16

8:30-8:45 Welcome, introductions

8:45-9:00 What is course-based research? Why do it with students?

9:00-9:30 Activity: Starting with learning outcomes (Worksheet 1: Worksheet for course-based research: course context and learning outcomes (Microsoft Word 2007 (.docx) 15kB Jul6 15))

9:30-10:15 Lecture & activity: Getting ideas for class projects (Worksheet 2: Worksheet for course-based research: ideas for projects (Microsoft Word 2007 (.docx) 14kB Jul6 15))


10:15-10:25 Break

10:25-10:50 Lecture & activity: Scale of the project (Worksheet 3: Worksheet for course-based research: scale of project (Microsoft Word 2007 (.docx) 15kB Jul6 15))

10:50-11:10 Activity: Revisit course goals - how does course-based research get you where you want to go? (Worksheet 4: Worksheet for course-based research:connecting project to goals (Microsoft Word 2007 (.docx) 14kB Jul6 15))

11:10-11:30 Sharing and wrap-up

Friday, July 17

8:30-8:45 Recap of Day 1

8:45-9:15 Lecture and activity: Scaffolding (Worksheet 5: Worksheet for course-based research: scaffolding (Microsoft Word 2007 (.docx) 15kB Jul6 15))

9:15-9:45 Lecture and activity: Assessing (Worksheet 6: Worksheet for course-based research: assessing (Microsoft Word 2007 (.docx) 16kB Jul6 15))

9:45-10:00 Break

10:00-10:15 Lecture: Funding Additional NSF funding options (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 101kB Jul16 15)

10:15-10:20 Lecture: Disseminating your course model and student results

10:20-10:30 Discussion: pitfalls?

10:30-11:10: Activity: Finish course design, plans for next step (Worksheet 7: Worksheet for course-based research: next steps (Microsoft Word 2007 (.docx) 14kB Jul6 15))

11:10-11:30 Sharing, wrap-up, and workshop evaluation