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SAGE 2YC: Faculty as Change Agents

Workshop for Faculty Change Agents: June 19-22
Workshop for Administrators: June 20-21

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Tuesday, June 19 - Change Agents

5:00-6:00 Reception with cash bar, welcome, and poster session (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 54kB Jun19 18) (Crystal II East Room)

6:00-7:00 Dinner with cash bar

7:00-8:00 Project updates, workshop overview (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 1.7MB Jun19 18), evaluation and research report (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 708kB Jun19 18), social network analysis, and continued discussions - Heather Macdonald, Debra Bragg, Pamela Eddy, and Ellen Iverson

EPI questions (Acrobat (PDF) 159kB Jun17 18)

Wednesday, June 20

8:00-8:15 Overview of day (Coral I & II)

8:15-9:45 Strategies for building classroom environments that support your students' sense of belonging (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 282kB Oct25 18) Carol Ormand and Kristin O'Connell

Private workspace page with handouts and references

9:45-10:00 Break

10:00-12:00 Diversity, inclusion, and equity in context: Considering your course-level outcomes measures and your program (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 737kB Jun20 18) - Heather Macdonald and Eric Baer

Change Agent teams review their course-level outcomes measures, articulate highlights, and outline strategies for equity based on their outcomes data. Group discussion and refinement of action plans.

12:00-1:00 Group picture and Lunch (Crystal II East Room)

1:00-1:30 Working with your administrators (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 160kB Jun20 18)- Pamela Eddy

1:30-2:45 Building Resources for the Website - Working groups (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 5.4MB Jun19 18): Change Agents work in small groups to develop resources for other 2YC faculty on topics where they have something to contribute - John McDaris

2:45-3:00 Break

3:00-3:20 Review: Change Agents review what has been developed.

3:20-3:50 Working groups continue

3:50-4:00 Daily roadcheck

4:00-4:45 Focus groups with Evaluation and Research Team

Administrators arrive and join the workshop

5:30-6:30 Reception with cash bar, welcoming remarks, and icebreaker (Crystal II East Room)

Poster session: Change Agent teams discuss their goals, progress, needs, and successes with administrators

6:30-8:00 Dinner and speakers

Brief welcome and overview (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 1.5MB Jun20 18) - Heather Macdonald
What we've learned so far
- Debra Bragg, Pamela Eddy, and Ellen Iverson
Institutional change: What does the research tell us? (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 1.9MB Jun20 18) - Pamela Eddy

DPI instrument (Acrobat (PDF) 410kB Jun20 18)

Thursday, June 21 - Administrators and Change Agents

8:00-8:15 Results of roadcheck and overview of the day (Coral I & II)

8:15-9:45 Team program discussions (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 236kB Jun21 18): Change Agent teams and administrators talk about the team's work, their action plans, course-level outcomes measures, engagement with faculty, and how these relate to change at the program, departmental, and institutional levels. - Heather Macdonald and Eric Baer

9:45-10:00 Break

10:00-11:00 Action planning (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 39kB Jun22 18): Putting your discussion into your program action plan for next year - Heather Macdonald and Eric Baer

11:00-12:00 Breakout sessions

Administrators: Leveraging your Change Agents (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 815kB Jun20 18) (Coral III) - Pamela Eddy
Change Agents: Teams begin developing slides about your action plans (Coral I & II) - Heather Macdonald

12:00-1:00 Lunch (Crystal II East Room)

1:00-1:30 Change Agent teams and administrators finalize program action plan and slides

1:30-1:45 Group photo and break

1:45-3:30 Action plan presentations and feedback (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 64kB Jun22 18)

  • Give a 4-5 minute presentation (3-4 slides) about the action plan you have developed
  • Everyone writes comments about each action plan on small sticky notes (one positive (yellow), one question or one constructive criticism (not yellow))

3:30-3:45 Break

3:45-4:30 Work on action plans in response to feedback

4:30-5:00 Closing remarks and next steps

5:00 Daily roadcheck for Change Agents and end-of-workshop survey for administrators

Dinner on your own or in groups

Friday, June 22 - Change Agents

8:00-8:15 Results of roadcheck and overview of day (Coral I & II)

8:15-9:15 Getting your work on the website (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 2.8MB Jun22 18) - John McDaris

  • Progress to date
  • Work going forward

9:15-10:15 Infusing societal relevance into your teaching using InTeGrate and GETSI resources - Elizabeth Nagy-Shadman, Peter Berquist, and Becca Walker

10:15-10:30 Break

10:30-11:30 Infusing career information and preparation into your teaching (Acrobat (PDF) 1.6MB Jun19 18) - Norlene Emerson, Karen Layou, Gretchen Miller, Elizabeth Nagy-Shadman, Sean Tvelia, and Becca Walker

  • Karen Layou - Career mentoring workshops at professional events (e.g., field conferences) that connect students and geoscience professionals (SAGE Musings article)
  • Gretchen Miller - Student chapters of professional organizations (e.g., Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists) and undergraduate research experiences with multiple levels of mentoring (GeoPATHS description)
  • Elizabeth Nagy-Shadman - An effortless (for instructors) science career project in which students investigate careers online, conduct an interview, and prepare a team class presentation. (March 2018, Foundations Newsletter)
  • Sean Tvelia: Introduce students to careers in courses and in summer institute, help students develop their resume, provide career-oriented skills training, work with alumni (GeoPATHS description)
  • Becca Walker - A field program (ESTEM) for environmentally-focused students that builds field and professional skills and includes career sessions and other interactions with stakeholders in the field and on campus. (news article)

11:30-1:00 Lunch on your own or with others as you wish

1:00-1:30 Virtual professional development opportunities: Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 - Jan Hodder and Norlene Emerson

1:30-2:45 Planning for the future (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 46kB Jun19 18) - Jan Hodder and Heather Macdonald

  • Sustainability of our work
  • The 2019 summer workshop
  • Discussion notes in our private workspace

2:45-3:00 Break

3:00-4:15 Planning your next regional workshop (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 489kB Jun22 18) - Carol Ormand and John McDaris

Reference pages: Guidelines for regional workshops, timeline, website checklist, and presentations from our workshops

4:15-4:45 Reflections and closing remarks - Heather Macdonald

4:45-5:00 End of workshop evaluation

Dinner on your own or in groups