Initial Publication Date: October 13, 2016

PaSSAGE to Student Success in Florida 2YCs

Florida Regional Workshop 2016: Developing Active-learning Strategies to Increase Student Success and Retention in STEM-related Courses and Programs

This workshop is designed to bring geoscience faculty in the region together to share experiences and learn about evidence-based practices to improve student success. The workshop will include presentations, group discussions, and opportunities for collaboration between the partners.

Workshop Goals

The goals ofPaSSAGE workshops are to:

  • Introduce active learning and undergraduate research as methods to increase student success and retention
  • Increase interaction with other 2YC geoscience faculty

Date and Times

The workshop will take place on Friday, November 4, 2016 beginning at 9am and ending at 4pm.


Workshop participants are expected to participate in all sessions, develop an action plan, and complete the end of workshop evaluation survey


This workshop is free to participants, thanks to funding from grant from the National Science Foundation.


All 2YC geoscience faculty are encouraged to register. The workshop is first come-first served and seating is limited to 20. A waitlist will be available.

Registration for this event is closed.

Facilities, Directions, and Parking

The PaSSAGE workshop is being held at Daytona State College Institute of Marine and Environmental Studies, 1200 W. International Speedway Blvd., Building 420 (note: the map below shows the 'circled' building 420; the remainder of the building has been removed to make way for new parking). No parking pass is required. Park at your closest convenience.


Lunch and refreshments will be provided. Participants are encouraged to bring their own reusable water bottle. Please note any dietary restrictions/requests on your registration form.