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Opening Workshop 2014 Schedule

2014 Opening Workshop for New STEM Educators 
Contemporary Teaching Methods 
Chula Vista Resort in Wisconsin Dells, WI
Sponsored by the UW System Women & Science Program

 

Thursday, October 2

11:00               Welcome (Sierra Vista Room)

11:10 – 11:45 Using Academic Service-Learning to Solidify Content in STEM Courses

                        Kristin Riker-Coleman and Jenice Meyer, UW Superior

12:00 – 12:50 Lunch (Laguna Vista Room)

1:00 – 1:35      An Excursion to the Caribbean: Using Google Earth as a STEM Teaching Tool

                        Holly Dolliver, UW River Falls

1:40 – 2:15      Engaging Students in Lab

                        Bradley Peterson, UW Barron County

2:20 – 2:55      Refreshments

3:00 – 3:35      Applications of a Web-based Social Learning Platform in Introductory Chemistry Classes and its Impact on Student Learning

                        Anja Blecking, UW Milwaukee

3:40 – 4:15      Key Elements of Backward Design: Making Your Course Work

                        Stephan Nold, UW Stout

4:20 – 5:00      Composing a Course

                        Jennifer Mihalick, UW Oshkosh

5:00 – 6:15      Break: room check-in

6:15 – 7:15      Dinner (Laguna Vista Room)

7:15 – 8:30      Meet in Disciplinary Groups

 

Friday, October 3

7:00 – 8:00      Breakfast, check out of rooms (Sierra Vista Room)

8:00 – 8:35      Broadening Participation in STEM: The Wisconsin Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation

                        Dalelia Davis, WiscAMP Program Assistant, UW Madison

8:45 – 9:20      Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning (POGIL) methods

                        Brandon Fetterly, UW Richland

9:30 – 10:10    Coffee break

10:15 – 11:35  Continued workshop on POGIL

                        Brandon Fetterly, UW Richland

11:45 – 12:50  Lunch (Laguna Vista Room)

1:00 – 1:35      Hybridizing Inorganic Chemistry: Increasing Student Engagement by Reserving Lecture for High-impact Practices

                        Rosalyn Theisen, UW Eau Claire

1:40 – 2:15      Using Formative Assessments to Engage Students in Large, Content-heavy Classes

                        David Howard, UW La Crosse

2:20 – 2:55      Faculty-led Study Abroad in Mexico: Air Pollution and   Ancient Cultures

                        Jonathan Kahl, UW Milwaukee

2:55 – 3:00      Closing:  Grant Information, Workshop Evaluations

 
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