Workshop Materials
Presentations | Agendas from Previous Workshops |Video Resources|

If you are planning a FIRST II workshop or any faculty development workshop, here are some resources you might find useful. This page is a work in progress, please check back periodically for new materials. FIRST II leaders, remember to check the internal page for administrative resources such as release forms, letters to administrators, and workshop evaluation forms.

Presentations

Date
Workshop
Presentations
06/27/2007
Summer Institutes - Madison, Wisconsin

Moving from Assessment to Research - Diane Ebert-May

06/13/2007
Howard University

Teaching for Understanding: Active Learning and Assessment - Diane Ebert-May

05/23/2007
The Citadel

Teaching for Understanding: Active Learning and Assessment - Diane Ebert-May

05/12/2007
Marquette University

Scientific Teaching and Interactive Learning
Seminar, Workshop - Diane Ebert-May

04/20/2007
Kuwait University

Teaching and Learning in the Scientific Colleges - Diane Ebert-May and Janet Batzli

10/18/2006
Murray State University

Teaching for Understanding in Large Courses - Diane Ebert-May

10/14/2006
Georgia Tech University- Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning

Pathways to Scientific Teaching Morning, Afternoon - Diane Ebert-May

06/28/2006
Howard Univeristy - STEMES -- Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education Scholars program. Pathways to Scientific Teaching -Diane Ebert-May

05/24/2006 - 05/26/2006
National Science Foundation - Reconsidering the Textbook What do we think? -Diane Ebert-May

05/19/2006 - 05/21/2006
American Society for Microbiology Conference for Undergraduate Educators Active Learning and Assessment -Diane Ebert-May

03/24/2006
Texas A & M Department of Rangeland Ecology and Mgmt Pathways to Scientific Teaching -Diane Ebert-May

02/24/2006
University of Vermont Catamount Project A Systems Approach to Assessing Studentsí Understanding -Diane Ebert-May

11/04/2005
Northwest Ohio Center of Excellence in Science and Mathmatics Education Pathways to Scientific Teaching -Diane Ebert-May

10/07/2005
University of Texas- CNS Teaching Strategies Workshop Pathways to Scientific Teaching workshop, lunch -Diane Ebert-May

9/29/2005
Ohio SMC Pathways to Scientific Teaching -Diane Ebert-May

8/24/2005
Central Michigan University - Biology Department Pathways to Scientific Teaching -Diane Ebert-May

8/08/2005
Ecological Society of America National meeting - Montreal, Quebec Research into Scientific Teaching -Diane Ebert-May

7/29/2005
Mcihigan State University - Korean Biology Teachers Pathways to Scientific Teaching -Diane Ebert-May

7/26/2005
Penn State - SEESP Pathways to Scientific Teaching -Diane Ebert-May

6/28/2005
Gordon Conference Chemistry Education Research and Practice -Diane Ebert-May

2/05
East Carolina Univeristy Pathways to Scientific Teaching -Diane Ebert-May

Pathways to Scientific Teaching II: Active Learning & Assessment -Diane Ebert-May
12/04
National Research Council MSP workshop Dec 5-7, 2004 Scientific Teaching -Diane Ebert-May

Assessment Research and Tools: When, Why and How?
Part 1, Part 2 -Diane Ebert-May
12/04
Duke University Teaching for Understanding: Active Learning and Assessment -Diane Ebert-May
11/04
Reinvention Conference: Washington DC Applying Principles of Learning ...from Assessment to Research -Diane Ebert-May
11/04
University of Cincinnatti Pathways to Scientific Teaching -Diane Ebert-May
11/04
University of Minnesota Teaching for Understanding in Large Classes: Active Learning and Assessment -Diane Ebert-May
10/04
Purdue Environmental Sceinces Retreat Environmntal Science Education: What do we want students to know and be able to do? What evidence will we accept? -Diane Ebert-May

08/04

Norwich University Workshop

Assessment: What are the questions? What evidence will we accept? -Diane Ebert-May

08/04

ESA Workshop

Assessment: What are the questions? What evidence will we accept? -Diane Ebert-May

Using Learning Objectives - Kathy Williams

Writing to Learn in an Active Learning Classroom - Janet Batzli

08/04

ESA Presentation

Ecological Society of America

FIRST II: A Model for Facilitating Change

-Diane Ebert-May

07/04

Science and Engineering Education Scholars Program

Penn State University

Assessment: What are the questions? What evidence will we accept? [pdf] [ppt]

Concept Maps [pdf] [ppt]

-Diane Ebert-May

02/04
05/04

MSP Workshop
Assessment of Student Learning
National Academies Center for Education

-Diane Ebert-May

Plenary Address: Assessment

Assessment: What are the questions? What evidence will we accept?

Concept Mapping Workshop

Concept Maps: low tech: high tech
04/04

CCLI Conference-
Invention and Impact:
Building Excellence in Undergraduate STEM Education
NSF, AAAS

Research Strategies for Assessment of Learning in Large Classes

-Diane Ebert-May

03/04

Lilly Seminar
Michigan State University

Assessment: What are the questions? What evidence will we accept? [pdf version]

Concept Maps: low tech: high tech [pdf]

-Diane Ebert-May

02/04

Hancock FIRST II Workshop

Assessment: What are the questions? What evidence will we accept?

-Diane Ebert-May

11/03

MSU Assessment Forum

Radish Problem

-Diane Ebert-May

10/03

Michigan State University
College of Natural Sciences
Teaching Certification -- Assessment Workshop

Disciplinary Research Strategies for Assessing Understanding: What Evidence Will We Accept?

-Diane Ebert-May

09/03
University of Washington
FIRST II Workshop

Bloom's Taxonomy Handout

Nice html version

08/03
ESA Symposium

Assessing the Impact of Integrating Scientific Research and Education
     - Diane Ebert May and Celia Evans
 

08/03
ESA Workshop Innovative Teaching and Active Learning in Ecology
     - Diane Ebert May

 
07/03
University of Akron - FIRST II Workshop Disciplinary Research Strategies for Assessment of Learning
     - Diane Ebert May

 
06/03
Michigan Community College Biology Teachers Disciplinary Research Strategies for Assessment of Learning
     - Diane Ebert May

 
05/03
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Disciplinary Research Strategies for Assessment of Learning
     - Diane Ebert-May

 
05/03
San Diego State University Engaging Students: Techniques and Strategies to Enhance Student Learning
     - Diane Ebert-May

 
  C-TOOLS Analysis: Concept Maps vs. Extended Responses
     - Diane Ebert-May

 
  Natural Selection Problem: Guppy Simulation
     - Diane Ebert-May

 
03/03
NSC 870: Teaching College Science
Michigan State University
Assessment: What Evidence Do You Accept?
     - Diane Ebert-May

 
02/03
Hancock Professional Development Workshop III The Big Picture of Assessment: Here's what I want to know about my students - now how do I find that out?
     - Paula Waddill (Murray State University)

 
02/03
Michigan State University
Plant Research Lab/Plant Biology
Research on Alternative Conceptions in Student Understanding: the Carbon Cycle
     - Diane Ebert-May
 
02/03
Ohio Wesleyan University Research on Alternative Conceptions in Students: the Carbon Cycle
     - Diane Ebert-May
 
11/02
Transylvania University Assessment of Student Learning: strategies and tools for evidence that counts
     - Diane Ebert-May
 
08/02
 
Hancock Professional Development Workshop II
 
Do We Need to Change the Way We Teach?
The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

     - Hancock FS team
 
08/02
Ecological Society of America Workshop Innovative Teaching to Achieve Active Learning in Ecology
     -Diane Ebert-May
 
08/02
Ecological Society of America Workshop The Web and Active Learning
     - presentation notes
     - George Middendorf
 
05/02
 
Hancock Orientation and Professional Development Workshop
 
Inquiry-based Learning and Assessment
     - Hancock FS team

 


Workshop Agendas

Date
Workshop

05/03

LUMCON IT2 - Workshop II

05/03

Hancock IT1 - Workshop IV

05/03

Archbold IT1 - Workshop I

03/03

San Diego IT1 - Workshop III

02/03

Hancock IT1 - Workshop III

02/03

University of Washington IT2 - Workshop II

02/03

University of Akron IT2 - Workshop I

01/03

LUMCON IT2 - Workshop I

10/02

University of Washington IT2 - Workshop I

10/02

San Diego IT1 - Workshop II

08/02

San Diego IT1 - Workshop I

08/02

Hancock IT1 - Workshop II

05/05

Hancock IT1 - Workshop I

05/02

Kellogg IT1 - Workshop I

05/02

FS2 - Workshop

01/02

FS1 - Workshop

 


Video Resources

Minds of Our Own - Annenberg/CPB - "Lessons from Thin Air"

Students try to explain where wood really comes from.
details and ordering information


A Private Universe - Annenberg/CPB

Students try to explain what causes the seasons.
details and ordering information