SAGE 2YC Regional Conference
Connections: Building a Geoscience Community that Engages and Supports Students

Linn-Benton Community College, Albany Oregon

May 2, 2015

8:00-8:30 Welcoming Reception, Introductions and Overview of Day

8:30- 9:15 Attributes of a STEM Education Science Class, Jon Yoder- South Metro STEM Partnership

9:15-9:30 Break

9:30- 9:50 Introducing Project InTeGrate as a classroom resource, Anne Egger-Central Washington University & Deron Carter-Linn- Benton Community College

9:50-10:50 Evaluation of InTeGrate module: Interactions between Water, Earth's Surface, and Human Activity

Working Group 1: Fluvial Processes that Shape Natural Landscapes Lab--highlighting stream tables

Working Group 2: How Streams Change--highlighting Google Earth and the jigsaw pedagogical technique

10:50-11:15 Group Discussion: How to integrate InTeGrate into our classrooms: potential pratfalls and pinnacles

11:15-11:30 Break

11:30- 12:30 Teaching Resources on Cascadia Earthquake and Tsunami Science and Hazards, Bob Butler- University of Portland and IRIS

12:30- 1:30 LUNCH: Developing an action plan to change your course

1:30-2:30 Field Trip to Discuss Campus Based Learning: Big Ideas From Little Streams Brainstorming Campus based field activities for your institutions, Deron Carter- Linn Benton Community College

2:30-3:30 Discussion: Undergraduate Research for 2YC Students: Opportunities & Challenges, moderator: Shan de Silva- Oregon State University

3:30-3:45 Break

3:45-4:30 Student Panel Discussion-Navigating an Earth Science Education as a 2YC Student, moderator: Eriks Puris-Portland Community College

4:30-5:00 Workshop Evaluation

5:00- ? NO HOST dinner at local restaurant.....