Continuing Authors Agenda- June 2016

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Teams: Ecosystem Services Approach to Water Resources | Lead in the Environment | Water, Agriculture, and Sustainability | Intro to Critical Zone Science | Food Energy Water System | Earth's Thermostat | Earth Systems Thinking | Oceans Sustainability | Changing Biosphere | Major Storms and Community Resilience | Regulating Carbon Emissions | Food Security

Meeting Goals

  • Understand the extent to which intended learning occurred based on assessment results and team experience
  • Develop and/or finalize a plan for revising the module
  • Understand what it means to complete and publish a module and the process for acceptance
  • Develop a completion plan, timeline, communication plan, and checklist of what needs to be done

June 19, Sunday

Arrive in Northfield in the afternoon

*All workshop activities will take place at the Carleton College Weitz Center for Creativity , Larson Room 236 and adjacent areas

5:00 PM Welcome/social time with appetizers and cash-only bar

5:30 PM Presentation - Inspiring relationship to InTeGrate quality and publication goals with tour of existing module/course materials - David G., John, and David M.

  • Developing student materials
  • Developing sufficient faculty materials
  • Writing instructor stories
  • Website publishing
  • Relationship to timeline - Checkpoints 5, 6 & 7 Reviews of CP 5-7 (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 626kB Jun19 16) Checkpoint 6 Organizer (Excel 2007 (.xlsx) 19kB Jun1 16)
  • Suggestions for things to pay attention to as you move through Checkpoint 6
    Checkpoint 6 suggestions (Acrobat (PDF) 175kB Jun12 15)

6:00 PM Dinner

7:30 PM What it means to finish; published modules as examples - Monica and Sean

  • Your modules have been modified to include all the final fields. Changes include front page, overview page, assessment page, instructor stories. Work toward the structure of the published modules as you revise. Final layout of front page and instructor stories will occur after checkpoint 6 to simplify editing mechanics. Your team lead will finalize the text on the front page. example
  • You will need to identify any instructor-only materials, make sure they are in files and let Monica know the file ID numbers. example
  • Provide some suggestions for front-page images to Monica.
  • At checkpoint 6 everything should be complete. Your hand-off will kick off 3 parallel review process:
    • Technical review: links, formatting, provenance and reuse reality check. You'll receive a document with items that need attention.
    • Science review: You'll receive a summary of the reviews with any suggestions for revision.
    • Copyediting: Copyeditor will make correction directly. See the style guide.
  • Once you've acted on these reviews and everyone is happy with the results you'll be at checkpoint 7 and materials will go live.
  • Questions

June 20, Monday

Courtesy breakfast - Country Inn of Northfield

8.30 AM Overview of the day and checklist for the workshop

8:45 AM Plenary: Assessment and Evaluation Feedback (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 965kB Jun20 16)- Stuart and Ellen

  • Description of rubric used
  • What developers can expect

9:15 AM Break

9:30 AM Team Leads and Assessment Consultants meet with teams to develop revision plan (see team leads and assessment consultants)

  • Provide assessment results for individual modules - summary of conclusions drawn from assessment data, summary of GLE responses
  • Discuss mapping of assessment data onto learning goals
  • Figure out how we can best demonstrate that learning described in the module goal is taking place
  • Team overviews of what worked, what did not ; Discuss results of pilot testing in different environments
  • Assess what is needed to finish the module according to guidelines
  • Begin draft plan for finishing module, including student materials (in team pages in the CMS)

12:00 PM Lunch Weitz 236

1:00 PM Work time in teams

  • Continue work on revision plan, begin revisions as appropriate
    • Record Instructor Story Videos (in teams, times TBD)

4:30 PM Plenary report out: What questions do you have about completing your plan? What potential roadblocks do you see? - Dave, David, John

  • Question about copyright -- more info here:
    • InTeGrate page on copyright, with a boilerplate template for asking for permissions
    • There's also a webinar recording about copyright, you can view from December 2015. It has both an audio/visual recording as well as related resources at the bottom of the page.
  • Question about external review/what the reviewer is looking at: External review feedback form (note: sometimes the reviewer deviates from this a bit, but this gives you an idea of what they're asked to look at)

5:00 PM Roadcheck

6:00 PM Dinner on the town (see restaurant selection handout in folder)

June 21, Tuesday

*Check out of hotel if leaving and bring your luggage to the Weitz Center —shuttles to the airport will leave from Weitz Center (see shuttle schedule in folder)

Courtesy breakfast - Country Inn of Northfield

8:30 AM Plenary: Making meaning from your data from the InTeGrate Attitudinal Instrument (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 1.9MB Jun20 16) - Kim Kastens (via Skype)

9:00 AM Continue discussion of revisions (with participation by team leaders and assessment consultants)

  • Revise draft module completion plan (in team reporting pages, as needed)
  • Continue revisions

11:30 AM Report out: How is it going? What have you learned that others should know?

12:00 PM Box lunches with teams

1:00 PM Time to work in teams on faculty materials and instructor stories - Team Leaders

  • Complete"Checkpoint 5: Revisions Planned" as a group; revise plan in the CMS, as necessary.
    • Revision plans reviewed and approved by team leader and assessment team member
  • Edit faculty materials in CMS as needed
  • Begin work on instructor stories
  • Complete instructor story videotaping
  • Begin revisions as appropriate (after approval of plan by assessment team and team lead)

4:00 PM End of Meeting Plenary and End of Meeting Evaluation

  • Dissemination - Fall meetings: What would you like to share, develop plan
  • An InTeGrate Presentation Template (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 893kB Jun25 15) is available.