10:15-10:30 a.m.

Break

10:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

Session 2: Assessment to Guide Teaching and Learning

Moderator: Susan Singer, Carleton College

 

10:30 a.m.

Concept Inventories in the Sciences

Julie Libarkin, Michigan State University

 

10:45 a.m.

Concept Inventories in Engineering

Teri Reed-Rhoads, Purdue University

 

11:00 a.m.

Identifying and Addressing Student Difficulties in Physics

Paula Heron, University of Washington

11:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Discussion of presentations

12:00-12:45 p.m.

Working lunch: Discuss morning presentations

12:45-2:30 p.m.

Session 3: Structuring the Learning Environment

Moderator: William B. Wood, University of Colorado, Boulder

 

12:45 p.m.

The Effectiveness of Studio Courses at RPI

Karen Cummings, Southern Connecticut State University

 

1:00 p.m.

Redesigning Large Classes for Learning (1):

Project SCALE-UP

Robert Beichner, North Carolina State University

 

1:15 p.m.

Redesigning Large Classes for Learning (2):

Developing and Assessing Problem-Solving Skills in Online Student Groups

Marcy Osgood, University of New Mexico

 

1:30 p.m.

Redesigning Large Classes for Learning (3):

Active Learning Strategies for Introductory Geology Courses

David McConnell, North Carolina State University

1:45-2:30 p.m.

Discussion of presentations

2:30-2:45 p.m.

Break and transition to small groups



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