Good evening participants,
To those participants just arriving to the Rendezvous, welcome!
Tomorrow is transition day. Whether you are just joining us for the second part of the Rendezvous or if you have been with us since the beginning of the week and just wrapped up your M-W a.m. workshop today, we look forward to another selection of high quality, intellectually rich Thursday/Friday programming.
As you prepare for tomorrow's schedule of events, please make note of the following:
- The oral sessions: We have two oral sessions tomorrow in Humphries 203 and 221. Tomorrow's session topics include Supporting Student Learning and Student Learning & Community Engagement
- Mini-workshops: We have five mini workshops running tomorrow
- Addressing Bias in Teaching
- Earth Observatory for Kids: Communicating Earth Science in a hands-on approach to Our Young Earthlings
- Successes and Challenges of Using Social Media in Teaching and Learning
- Building a Portfolio of Teaching and Service
- Spicing Up Your Assessments: Moving beyond exams
- Thursday's panel discussion, Grand Challenges in Earth Learning: Perspectives from Historically Black Colleges and Universities, moderated by Richard Schulterbrandt Gragg III (Florida A&M), feature panelists De'Etra Young (TN State), Mintesinot Jiru (Coppin State), and Ambrose Jearld (National Technical Assoc.). The discussion will explore successful practices from across STEM disciplines to organize new integrated approaches to increase diversity and inclusion, and broaden access and participation in Earth Learning.
Room Change Notices
- Adapting Active Learning Strategies in Your Courses workshop is moving to Humphries 221
- Marine Geology Using GEODE workshop is moving to Lawson 012
Donor Development Challenge
We are now at $4,583, already surpassing our goal of $4,000! Let's keep the momentum going for providing travel stipends to the 2020 Rendezvous. Give now through your NAGT Membership account and select the Professional Development Fund.
CEU Credit Opportunity
Interested in receiving Continuing Education Unit credit for participation at the Rendezvous? Complete the end of workshop evaluations and attendance sign in sheets. Send your request to NAGT's Executive Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Share your ideas for next year's Rendezvous at Stanford University!
Share your ideas here! The committee will review all suggestions and work to create a balanced program that serves diverse audiences. We ask that suggestions be made by October 1 for consideration for the 2020 program.
Looking for a ride share or just want to share your ideas? Visit our Message Board
Have a great evening!