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Development Institutions

November, 20-21, 1998

Development Institute I (Orientation) Facilitators: Terry Derting (Biology), Jill Kruper (Biology), Renee rister (Mathematics), Bill Spencer (Biology) and Judy Ratliff (Chemistry)

Goals of Professional Development Institute I.

  • to build connections among the participants
  • to explain the objectives and goals of the HBS FIRST project
  • to initiate development of action plans for reforming the science curriculum at team institutions
  • to provide participants with resources about teaching and learning


    Friday, November 20, 1998

    Morning Travel to Hancock Biological Station (HBS)
    12:00 PM Lunch
    1:00 PM Welcome, Introductions, the FIRST Project Goals
    1:30 PM Get Muddy: Experience Inquiry-Based Learning Trip to Kentucky Lake Mudflats
    3:30 PM Break
    3:45 PM Groups analyze data and present results
    6:30 PM Depart for dinner at Kenlake State Park
    7:30 PM What is inquiry-based learning and teaching? A discussion of your views and interpretations of "inquiry-based learning and teaching"

    Inquiry on the Mud Flats. Karen Hlinka, Kelly Wright and Jom Swartz

    Saturday, November 21, 1998

    7:30 AM Continental breakfast at HBS
    8:30 AM Building Networks/Sharing Resource. Sharing of eduction resources and establising lines of communication within and between teams. Introduction to action plans.
    11:00 AM Needs assessment and Action Plans. Initiation of plans for developing curriculum reform projects at your home institutions.
    12:00 PM Lunch
    1:00 PM Continue Needs Assessment and Action Plans. Orientation evaluation.
    3:00 PM Depart

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