HBS FIRST II Development

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Development Institutions

August 9-10, 2002

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Left: Participants test their newly-developed activities on their peers.  Right: Martha Haehl (Penn Valley Community College) and Nancy
Grim (Chicago State University) practice a math activity on the participants

Goals of Professional Development Institute II
  • Receive feedback about plans for implementation of inquiry-based activities in your science course(es);
  • Conduct additional work on improving evaluation and assessment skills; and
  • Begin examination of various forms of scholarship about teaching and learning that includes ideas about design and implementation of research and scholarship.
  • Participants MUST BRING the following as each is necessary for the workshop activities:
  • One copy of a syllabus for a class that you intend to "reform" (also a schedule of course activities if those are not described in your syllabus)
  • Three copies of a final exam for the same class as above
  • Any written materials you have produced for use in a class a a result of the May workshop (class activities, "lab" activities, assessment instruments, etc.)
  • Other items to bring:

  • Your FIRST II binder (with all contents) and black notebook
  • Your team's Active Learning book by Johnson, Johnson, and Smith
    Haluk Cetin (MSU) explains examples of different types of assessment
    for a geoscience activity


    Friday, August 9, 2002

    7:00 AM Breakfast
    8:00 AM Updates from Teams
    9:00 AM Inquiry: Learning Cycles and What's up with Termites?
    11:00 AM The What's, Why's, and How's of Collaborative Learing
    12:00 AM Lunch
    1:00 PM Collaborative Learning (Continued)
    2:30 PM Alignment of Learning Goals with What Students Do
    4:00 PM Alignment of Assessment with Learning Goals
    6:00 PM Dinner
    7:00 PM Discussion: Reactions and Issues at you Home Institution Daily Feedback - a formative evaluation
    8:00 PM Social Time

    John Mateja

    Saturday, August 10, 2002

    7:00 AM Breakfast
    8:00 AM Alignment of Assessment with Leanring Goals (cont.)
    11:00 AM Peer Review of Institutional Team reforms
    12:00 AM Lunch and Relaxation (swimming, canoeing, etc.)
    1:30 PM Design and Implementation of Research and Scholarship about Teaching and Learning
    2:30 PM What's Next? Revisit Action Plans
    3:30 PM Workshop Evaluation
    4:00 PM Depart
    5:30 PM Dinner (if needed)

    Sue Hendricks (MSU) considers the coreolis effect in 3-D.

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