FIRST II Through Field Stations at

Murray State University/ Hancock Biological Station

Faculty Institutes for Reforming Science Teaching

February 2003

 

Please BRING the following for use during institute activities:

 

      Any written materials you have produced for use in a class as a result of the May and August 2002 institutes (class activities, lab activities, assessment tools, problems, tasks, cool test questions, etc.)

 

Other items to bring:

 

      Your FIRST II binder (with all contents) and black notebook

      Your Action Plans

 

Institute Goals:

 

      Obtain feedback regarding new interventions you developed and/or implemented in your teaching/curricula;

      Continue theme of research and scholarship of teaching; and

      Discuss what evidence you are collecting to indicate there is a positive impact on improving your teaching and student learning.

 

 

AGENDA

 

Saturday, February 8, 2003

           

7:00 AM               Breakfast

 

8:00 AM               Brief Updates from Teams; Workshop Goals

 

9:00 AM               The Big Picture of Assessment: Heres what I want to know about my students- now how do I find that out? 

 

10:30 AM             Refreshments

 

12:00 AM             Lunch

 

1:00 PM                What have you done?  A focus on participant activities.

 

3:00 PM                Refreshments

 

4:30 PM                Revisit Your Action Plans

 

6:00 PM                Dinner

 

7:00 PM                Assessment: A case study

 

8:00 PM                Social Time

 


 

Sunday, February 9, 2003

 

 

 

7:00 AM                     Breakfast

 

8:00 AM                     Using Technology to Facilitate Formative Assessment in the Classroom

 

9:00 AM                     Assessment:  A case study

 

10:00 AM                   Refreshments

 

12:00 AM                   Departure