Ways to Support All Students

Monday, November 13, 2017

9:00 am PT | 10:00 am MT | 11:00 am CT | 12:00 pm ET

Presenters: Diane Doser (University of Texas at El Paso) and Joshua Villalobos (El Paso Community College)

This webinar is part of a series supporting teaching with InTeGrate principles, using InTeGrate-developed and curated materials as tools.

Registration is now closed.


In order for geology to appeal to a more diverse group of students we need to build programs that understand our current students and their communities, encourage development of the whole student, support students from all contexts and cultures, and provide continuity from a point before students enter our programs to a point beyond successfully leaving our programs. We will explore examples of activities that support our "multicontextual" student populations (Ibarra, 2001) and highlight the "capacity-engagement-continuity" model of Jolly et al. (2004).


At the end of this webinar, participants will have:

  • the ability to evaluate the appeal of your program to multicontextual learners and make modifications to enhance its appeal
  • tools to build a program that supports all students through strategies that build engagement, capacity and continuity through curricular and extra-curricular activities


Time - 9:00 am PT | 10:00 am MT | 11:00 am CT | 12:00 pm ET
- 1 hour
- Online web presentation via Adobe Connect web conference software with questions and discussion. Go to the webinar technology page for information on using Adobe Connect. Detailed instructions for joining the webinar will be emailed to registered participants one day prior to the webinar.
Registration is now closed.

Preparation - There is no advance preparation required for this webinar.

Please email Mitchell Awalt (mawalt@carleton.edu) if you have any questions about this event.


Diane Doser, Professor, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Texas at El Paso

Joshua Villalobos, Associate Professor, Department of Geological Sciences, El Paso Community College

Tentative Program

1) Welcome and introductory remarks - Mitchell Awalt, SERC staff

2) Webinar presentation

3) Reflections by participants

4) Synthetic remarks - final remarks by presenters

The conveners will reflect on the chat and each provide a synthetic remark. The chat and final remarks will be discussed further in the InTeGrate discussion thread. This online interest group is aimed at providing you with a platform for continuing discussion and exchanging ideas with your new colleagues about adapting InTeGrate modules, as well as broader InTeGrate principles that will continue to be discussed throughout the webinar series.

5) Opportunities for further interaction – Mitchell Awalt, SERC staff

6) Webinar Evaluation


Webinar presentation slides: Ways to Support All Students presentation slides (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 9.3MB Nov13 17)

Click to watch the webinar screencast (MP4 Video 620.2MB Nov13 17).


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