FS2 Workshop at OIMB
May 15-20, 2002
Wednesday, May 15, 2002
in baseline survey for early arrivals.
in Ctg. 1 after dinner
Thursday, May 16, 2002 - FS2 Teams as Teachers
Intertidal Inquiry - Diane - mixed groups
Big Picture Question: What influences diversity in the intertidal zone?
does the size of a rock influence the diversity of organisms living under
Whole group brainstorms possible answers in the field and indicate that this would be one level of having student-generated ideas.
Another level of student-centered inquiry = How will you answer the question? Let people figure out what to measure and how to measure it.
Use group roles - data taker, reporter, recorder, critiquer/time keeper
One minute report from each group
What did you discover?
generate the own question that has to do with distribution of organisms
in the intertidal.
Groups have 30 min. to sift their information and prepare five-minute oral papers on results of B with graphics
fill in baseline survey
|1:30 p.m.||Team introductions - What are strengths and concerns?
Dimensions of Inquiry - loop pedagogy and use of teaching techniques
Synthesis discussion about identifying the elemens of inquiry - Terry
Two important take-home messages
|3:30 - 5:30 p.m.||Assessment
of Inquiry - Diane
of Rocky Shore Inquiry
3 learning goals, 3 types of assessment
Friday, May 17, 2002 - FS2 Teams as Professional Developers of Faculty
club - Wyckoff, S. 2002. Changing the culture of undergraduate
science teaching. Journal of College Science Teaching. 30(5): 306-312.
paper - Results from FIRST I - Diane
Dimensions of a successful FS2 Team (Diane leads, all participate. Work in FS2 groups.)
Consensogram of data
|3:00 p.m.||Dining Hall - Tea and coffee
|3:30 p.m.||Assessment Rubrics
|7:30 p.m.||Videos - Thin Air, Cooperative Learning
Saturday, May 18, 2002 - Planning for the FIRST II Project
Club - Cross, K. P. 1998. Classroom Reasearch: Implementing the
Scholarship of Teaching. New Directions for Teaching and Learning 75: 5-12.
Jossey Bass Publ.
Plans for ITs - Jan
Goals of FIRST II
after lunch if weather is good - Bastendorf Beach walk
|2:00 p.m.||Common Assessment Tools for FIRST II Participants
|4:30 - 6:30 p.m.||Classroom Practice Inventory
Sunday, May 19, 2002 - FS2 Teams as Professional Developers of Faculty II
Club - Cooper, J. L. et al., 2000. Implementing Small Group Instruction:
Insights from Successful Practitioners. New Directions for Teaching and
Learning 81: 63-76. Jossey Bass Publ.
what we need to do today.
First day activities - Student names
What techniques have we used in this workshop and why?
|1:30 p.m.||Next Steps
Faculty rewards and recognition - ask if anyone wants a letter to their administrator - example
|4:15 p.m.||Daily Feedback
|4:30 p.m.||Workshop evaluation
|6:00 p.m.||Dinner at High Tide Cafe