Friday, March 14, 2014
8:00-8:30 Registration, Coffee, and Coversations
8:30-8:45 Introduction to morning workshop, goals, and introductions (workshop goals, introductions of leaders, possible paired introductions of participants)
8:45-9:30 Supporting students success (Dr. Karen Goos, Dean of Student Development, Metropolitan Community College - Longview)
9:30 -10:15 Helping students learn to learn and other strategies for supporting student success: Gallery Walk
10:30-11:15 SWOT Analysis: Strategies for supporting student success
11:15-11:45 Individual reflection and development of individual action plans
11:45-12:00 Wrap-up and reflection
1:00-1:15 Welcome back and introduction to afternoon workshop goals
1:15-2:30 Careers in the Geosciences:What can be done with associates and bachelors degrees? (Panel Discussion)
Professional Panel representing four-year institutions, two-year institutions, and industry.
2:45-3:45 Round table discussions
- What are some strategies to build greater student awareness of the geoscience workforce?
- What are the barriers (real or perceived) for students pursuing careers in geosciences? How do we overcome these?
- What are some strategies to strengthen connections between two-year colleges, four-year colleges, and industry?
3:45-4:00 Synthesis and report out
4:00-4:30 Individual reflection and development of individual action plans
4:30-5:00 workshop evaluation, closing remarks, synthesis