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Pre-workshop Assignments

Before September 8:

  1. Ensure you are able to access the Participant Workspace. You will need to have and be logged in to your SERC account to access this space. Contact Monica ( if you are unable to access the workspace. Zoom details are on this page & you should have a calendar invitation.
  2. Complete Pre-workshop assignments outlined within the workspace.

Day 1, Wednesday September 8th: History & Getting Started on Module Development

Participant Workspace »

9:00 - 9:20 CDT - Welcome to the EDDIE Community (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 852kB Sep8 21) (Catherine)

  • History & Goals of Project EDDIE
  • Objectives for this experience: modules & community
  • Examples of research & teaching activities

9:20 - 9:40 CDT - Icebreaker Activity - break into two small groups to discuss the prompts in the Participant Workspace (Cailin) --

9:40 - 10:10 CDT - Introduction to Project EDDIE Modules (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 1.5MB Sep8 21). (Catherine & Sarah) This presentation will touch on:

10:10 - 10:30 CDT - Backwards Design- Modified from Pedagogy in Action (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 1.4MB Sep2 21) (Cailin)

10:30- 11:00 CDT -Jamboard: Sharing Ideas (Sarah)

  • topical concept
  • over-arching question
  • data set
  • learning goals
  • student activities

11:00-11:10 CDT - Break

11:10-11:30 CDT - Grouping ideas & thinking about connections to the larger LTER community using the Jamboard (Sarah)

  • Group 1: Topical Concept, Question, Dataset - Katie, Gabe, Christa, and Cailin
  • Group 2: Learning Goals/Activities - Elizabeth, Jeffrey, David, Sarah, and Catherine

11:30-11:45 CDT - Share out to the bigger group  (Cailin)

11:45-12:30 CDT - Developing Your Module, Co-working with teams.  (Sarah lead)

  • Group 1: Katie, Gabe, Christa, and Cailin
  • Group 2: Elizabeth, Jeffrey, David, Sarah, and Catherine

Participants' Module Brainstorming Worksheets

  • discuss strengths, questions, ideas to strengthen alignment of learning goals & activities (Catherine, Cailin, Sarah in rooms with groups)

12:30-12:40 CDT - Development Timeline Overview (Cailin)

12:40 - 1:00 CDT - Wrap up, overview of homework (and your Module Draft Page), and Road Check (Sarah)

Participants' Module Work Pages


  • Draft learning goals, context for use, activities, assessment, in alignment with the EDDIE rubric, using your Module Work Page, linked above (12:40 session)
    • Completely finished example (this one has been published, so it's okay if yours is more of a draft than this): Climate Change Module
  • Co-working encouraged, see participant list & listserv
  • Open Office Hours to answer draft questions

Day 2, Friday September 17: Refining Core Ideas & Drafting Module (1-5pm Central)


1:00 -1:10 CDT - Response to Road Check (Cailin)

1:10- 2:20 CDT (Catherine)

Participants present overview of their module to others & ask for feedback on areas they would like input (~12 minutes each). Share comments on discussion thread for each module.

Participant's Module Work Pages

2:20-2:30 Break

2:30-3:00 Assessment Student Learning Goals (Sarah)

3:00-4:00 Co-working time to address feedback & strengthen learning goals and assessment - in working teams (Cailin)

4:00-4:10 Break

4:10- 4:30 Understanding our common interests in the future of LTER research (Sarah)

4:30 - 4:55 CDT - Where we are headed, homework, expectations and supports for time until next meeting.  (Cailin)

Road Check


  • Continue refining your module & refine existing sections,  add summary, create draft of teaching materials (everything needed to teach e.g. instructional power points, & student materials), aim for nearly final draft that someone could use in their course.

Day 3, Tuesday September 28: Reviewing Complete Drafts, Planning Your Pilots & Team Learning, Thinking about Dissemination that Supports You & EDDIE Community (9am-1pm Central)

Details to come.