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Women and Science Program

UW Oshkosh Campus
Halsey Science Center Room 121

Monday-Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Phone: (920) 424-7414
Email: was@uwosh.edu

Opening Workshop


Great Wolf Lodge in Wisconsin Dells

October 26-27, 2017

 

Every fall, the Women and Science Program brings new educators in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) together for a two-day workshop. Workshop sessions focus on student-centered pedagogies, classroom and campus climate issues for underrepresented students and active learning strategies as they apply to STEM.

2017 Opening Workshop Schedule

Download the Schedule here: 2017 Opening Workshop Schedule

Thursday, October 26th

10:30 AM Welcome  – Gray Wolf Room

10:40 – 11:10 Introductions and Icebreaker Activity

11:15 – 12:00 Promoting Critical Thinking in Science with Concept Maps, Sarah Jane Alger, UW Stevens Point, Biology  

12:00 – 12:50 Lunch/Networking – White Wolf Room

1:00 – 3:00 Understanding Your Own Biases, Gail Coover, Executive Director, Wisconsin Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation

3:00 – 3:15 Break/Refreshments

3:15 – 3:45 Disciplinary Breakout Session

3:45 – 4:30 Best Practices Online , Jennifer Hendryx, Instructional Designer, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

4:30 – 5:15   Universal Design in Online Learning, Jennifer Hendryx, Instructional Designer, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

5:15 – 6:15 Break: room check-in

6:15 – 7:15 Dinner – White Wolf Room

7:15 – 8:30 Networking Session – Wood Fired Grill

Friday, October 27th

7:00 – 8:00 Breakfast – White Wolf Room

WORKSHOP

8:00 –8:30 Reflections from Day 1 – Gray Wolf Room

8:30 – 9:15 Using Calibrated Peer ReviewTM (CPR) to teach scientific writing and critical thinking skills in an introductory chemistry (GOB) course, Breeyawn Lybbert, UW Manitowoc, Chemistry

9:15 – 10:00 Navigating Institutional Policies, Jenny Schuttlefield Christus, UW System Women and Science Program Director

10:00 – 10:30 Coffee break /Check out

10:30 – 11:15 The Office of Research & Sponsored Programs, Carl Fox, UW Whitewater, Director of Research & Sponsored Programs

11:15 – 12:00  Best Practices in Large Classrooms, Jamie Schneider, UW River Falls, Chemistry

12:00 – 1:00   Lunch – White Wolf Room

1:00 – 1:30 UW System Women & Science Curriculum Reform Grant, Jenny Schuttlefield Christus, UW System Women and Science Program Director

1:30 – 2:30 Sharing of Best Practices

2:30 – 3:15 The HOT SAUCE Teaching Series: Moving Beyond the Nothing Burger with Grading, Jordan Landry, Director of Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, UW Oshkosh

3:15 PM Closing