Friday, March 14, 2014

8:00-8:45 Registration and Breakfast

8:45 - 9:00 Introduction to workshop and opening remarks

Welcoming remarks,introduction of leaders; setting the workshop goals

9:00-9:45 Supporting students success

  • Gallery walk: Defining Student Success/Attracting and retaining students in the Geosciences; reporting and discussion. The gallery walk introduces you to the questions of defining student success so that we can attract and retain students in the geosciences.
9:45-10:45 Speaker:"How Students Learn"

Dr. Claire Rubman, Professor, Suffolk Community College

Followed by questions and discussion

Resources: PowerPoint: Helping Students Learn to Learn; Kaatje van der Hoeven Kraft, Mesa Community College and David McConnell, North Carolina State College

Helping Students Learn to Learn (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 6.2MB Aug15 14)

Notes from "How Students Learn" recorded by Sean Tvelia:

Notes from "How Students Learn" (Microsoft Word 2007 (.docx) 13kB Aug25 14)

10:45-11:00 Break

11:00-11:30 Breakout session: Strategies for Working with Diverse Populations

  • English language learners
  • Veterans
  • Solo status
  • Students with disabilities

11:30 - 12:00 Table discussions and sharing

What big ideas did you get from the morning session? How will you use these in your teaching? Introduction to the Individual Action Plan

12:00-1:00 -Lunch

1:00 - 2:00 Experiential Learning; Careers in the Geosciences

Theodore Masters, Vice President Enviro Trac; Richard Baldwin, Apex Companies LLC; Paul Marchese, Queensborough Community College; Candice Foley, Suffolk Community College

2:00-2:45 Breakout Session: Bridging the Gap between Classrooms and Career

Reporting and sharing. What did you learn about careers in the geosciences that you can bring back to your classes, your clubs, or your administration? Panel speakers will be available for consultation at each table.

2:45 - 3:00 Break

3:00 - 4:00 Discussion, Wrap up and Action plans: What big ideas did you get from the afternoon session? How can you use what you learned to develop action plans for the next year? Workshop evaluation

Action Plan Template:

Action Plan Template (Microsoft Word 23kB Aug26 14)