Workshop Program

1:00 - 1:15 Welcome, goals and introductions

1:15 - 1.45 Importance and Challenges (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 154kB Feb26 13)

  • Why is this topic important for us and the profession?
  • What are the challenges to improving career preparation on your campus?

1:45 - 2:30 Careers in the ocean sciences (PowerPoint 23.9MB Feb26 13)

Presentation by Dr. Richard Crout, Naval Research Laboratory

  • What can be done with associates and bachelors degrees?
  • How to prepare students?

2.30 – 3.10 Some resources for ocean careers (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 10.8MB Feb26 13)

  • How do we use these resources?
  • What other resources would be helpful?

3:10-3:20 Coffee and tea break

3.20 – 4.30 Addressing the Challenges - Strategies that Work (Microsoft Word 2007 (.docx) 19kB Feb26 13)

  • How do we address this topic with our students?
  • What can we do in our classes? Homework and assignments? In extracurricular activities? Internships and research experiences?
  • What do faculty need to help them succeed in improving a student's understanding of an ocean science career?

Examples of community college faculty experiences with this topic

  1. The University of Hawai'i Marine Options Program (PowerPoint 13.6MB Feb26 13), John Fitzpatrick, University of Hawaii Maui College
  2. NSF Funded STEM Center (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 644kB Feb26 13), Al Trujillo, Palomar Community College
  3. Center and articulation agreements (PowerPoint 792kB Feb26 13), Debra Woodall, Daytona State College
  4. The Oxnard College STEMinar: Planning from College to Career (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 1.4MB Feb26 13), Shannon Newby, Oxnard College
  5. SCAPE: Sustainable Communities and Place-based Education (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 659kB Feb26 13)Paul Haberstroh, Mohave Community College
  6. Ocean Observing Moorings Project (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 20.1MB Feb26 13), Ian Miller , Peninsula College, WA

4.30 – 5.00 Building a 2YC ocean science community

Why should we try to build this community?
Faculty needs
Next steps
Summer 2013 opportunities
Concluding Remarks, Monday dinner details, and Evaluations

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