2:45-3:30 p.m.

Small-group discussion of Sessions 1-3


Discussion questions:


  • Which practices have the strongest evidence?

    • Where are the gaps in the evidence?

  • What kinds of outcomes are commonly assessed?

    • Are these sufficient for establishing effectiveness?

  • What kinds of assessments were used to measure these outcomes?

    • How adequate are these assessments, and are new assessments needed to accurately measure all possible outcomes?

  • Do you see ways that the evidence across the different practices converges?

  • What are the implications for broad dissemination of the practices?

  • What are the implications for future research on these practices?

3:30-4:00 p.m.

Report out by small groups

4:00-5:15 p.m.

Session 4: Doing Science—Providing Research Experiences

Moderator: David Mogk, Montana State University


4:00 p.m.

Evaluation of the University of Michigan UROP Program

Sandy Gregerman, University of Michigan


4:15 p.m.

Center for Authentic Science Practice in Education

Donald Wink, University of Illinois, Chicago

Gabriela Weaver, Purdue University

4:30-5:15 p.m.

Discussion of presentations

5:15 p.m.

Adjourn for the day

Tuesday October 14, 2008

8:00-8:30 a.m.


8:30-10:15 a.m.

Session 5: Faculty Professional Development


Moderator: Kenneth Heller, University of Minnesota

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