Appendix B

Workshop Agenda

WEDNESDAY MAY 22, 2013

Welcome and Opening of the Workshop

8:30       Introduction to the Workshop and Its Goals: Patricia A. Thiel, Ames Laboratory and Iowa State University

Drivers and Metrics: Evaluating the Need for Change

8:40       Introduction to the Session by Chair: Miguel Garcia-Garibay, University of California, Los Angeles

8:45       The Role of the ACS Guidelines for Bachelor’s Degree Programs: Anne McCoy, The Ohio State University

9:15       Is American Science in Decline?: Alexandra Killewald, Harvard University

9:45       A PCAST Perspective on STEM Education in the New Millennium: S. James Gates, Jr., University of Maryland

10:15     Break

10:45     Chemistry and the Pre-medical Curriculum: The Impact of MCAT2015: Joel Shulman, University of Cincinnati

11:15     Lessons Learned at NSF: Susan Hixson, NSF (retired)

11:45     Discussion

12:15     Lunch break



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Appendix B Workshop Agenda WEDNESDAY MAY 22, 2013 Welcome and Opening of the Workshop 8:30  Introduction to the Workshop and Its Goals: Patricia A. Thiel, Ames Laboratory and Iowa State University   Drivers and Metrics: Evaluating the Need for Change 8:40 Introduction to the Session by Chair: Miguel Garcia-Garibay, University of California, Los Angeles 8:45 The Role of the ACS Guidelines for Bachelor’s Degree Programs: Anne McCoy, The Ohio State University  9:15 Is American Science in Decline?: Alexandra Killewald, Harvard University 9:45  PCAST Perspective on STEM Education in the New Millennium: S. James Gates, Jr., A University of Maryland 10:15 Break 10:45 Chemistry and the Pre-medical Curriculum: The Impact of MCAT2015: Joel Shulman, University of Cincinnati 11:15 Lessons Learned at NSF: Susan Hixson, NSF (retired) 11:45 Discussion 12:15 Lunch break   39

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40 APPENDIX B Industry Perspectives: Is There a Need for Change? Chair: Emilio Bunel, Argonne National Laboratory 12:45 Panelists: Shannon Bullard, DuPont Chemical Company  David E. Harwell, Assistant Director, Career Management and Development, American Chemical Society  Francine Palmer, Director, Research and Innovation North America, Rhodia/Solvay Robert Peoples, Executive Director, Carpet America Recovery Effort 1:30 Break   Innovations and Barriers (Part 1) Chair: Mark Cardillo, Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation 2:00 Introduction to the Session: Mark Cardillo 2:15 Propagating Meaningful Reform in Chemistry Education and the Relative Roles of Enthusiasm and Evidence, Thomas Holme, Iowa State University 3:00 Teaching Introductory Chemistry with a Molecular and Global Perspective: The Union of Concepts and Context: James G. Anderson, Harvard University 3:30 Survey of Large-Classroom Reforms: Clark Landis, University of Wisconsin, Madison 4:00 What Gets Measured Is What Gets Learned: Assessing Student Understanding: Angelica Stacy, University of California, Berkeley 4:30 Open Comment and Discussion Period 5:00 Adjourn for the day THURSDAY MAY 23, 2013 8:30  Welcome to the Second Day of the Workshop: Mark Cardillo, Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation   Innovations and Barriers (Part 2) Chair: Mark Cardillo, Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation 8:40 Today’s Students and Tomorrow’s Leaders: Integrated Concentration in Science: Scott Auerbach, University of Massachusetts, Amherst 9:10 Online Education and MOOCs: Experience with 3.091x, Introduction to Solid-State Chemistry: Michael Cima, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 9:40 Taking Off the Training Wheels: Dealing with Risk, Failure, and Uncertainty: Jeffrey Moore, University of Illinois, Urbana–Champaign  10:20 Break  

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APPENDIX B 41 Wrap-Up Panel Discussion Among Department Chairs Chair: William Carroll, Occidental Chemical Corporation 10:40 Panelists: Michael Doyle, University of Maryland Miguel Garcia-Garibay, University of California, Los Angeles Sarah A. Green, Michigan Technological University Susan Olesik, The Ohio State University Jeffrey Reimer, University of California at Berkeley William Tolman, University of Minnesota 11:45 Closing Remarks: Patricia A. Thiel, Ames Laboratory and Iowa State University  12:00 Workshop Adjourns

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