Saturday, January 26, 2019, Bellevue College, Room B237 (RISE Space)
9:00 – 9:15 Welcome, Introductions, and Agenda Review
9:15-10:45 Active Learning and Student Engagement Strategies
- Learn more about various active learning strategies and teaching practices that support student success.
- Share examples of strategies currently used by workshop participants.
- Consider what you might want to implement in your teaching.
11:00-12:15 Broadening Participation in Earth Sciences
- Workshop leaders will share summaries from demographic data analyses at the individual, institutional, and field-wide levels.
- Experience and discuss strategies that create inclusive classrooms and prepare students for success in the culture of science.
12:15-1:30 Lunch – Eat (food will be provided from Homegrown), Explore (get out and look at the facilities/resources on campus you can use to expand active learning in classes), Connect (have a chance to informally talk with your colleagues)
1:30-2:00 Reflections on Creating Change
- Written reflection and small group conversations about your ideas for future implementations after this workshop
- Facilitated group discussion or small group discussions around participants' special interests, including student research, project-based learning, field experiences, or inquiry-based learning.
- Share ideas for future implementations
2:00 – 2:30 Hopes, Fears, Barriers, and Catalysts
- Facilitated discussion about our previous experiences in implementing change. What change is easy? What changes are hard? What are the most common barriers you've experienced?
- Goals here are to help prevent burnout, actually reach students we want to and increase learning opportunities for all our students.
2:30 – 2:50 Regional Networking
2:50 – 3:00 Workshop Evaluation, Wrap-up and Closing