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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

More information to be announced

 Schedule: 2017 Opening Workshop DRAFT

Thursday,

10:30               Welcome

10:40 – 11:10     Introductions and Ice Breaker Activity

11:15 – 12:00     Promoting Critical Thinking in Science with Concept Maps

12:00 – 12:50     Lunch/Networking   

1:00 – 3:00     TBA

3:00 – 3:15     Break/Refreshments

3:15 – 3:45     Disciplinary Breakout Groups

3:45 – 4:30    Best Practices for Online Teaching in STEM        

4:30 – 5:15     Applying Universal Design for Learning in Online Courses

5:15 – 6:15     Break: Room Check-in

6:15 – 7:15     Dinner

7:15 – 8:30     Networking Session (at hotel bar)

 

Friday,

7:00 – 8:00     Breakfast (buffet in meeting space) 

8:00 –8:30 AM Reflections from Day 1

8:30 – 9:15 AM Using Calibrated Peer ReviewTM (CPR) to teach scientific writing and critical thinking skills in an introductory chemistry (GOB) course

9:15 – 10:00 AM Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning (POGIL) in Large Classrooms

10:00 – 10:30 AM Coffee break /Check out

10:30 – 11:15 AM Navigating Institutional Policies

11:15 – 12:00 PM TBA

12:00 – 12:50 PM Lunch

1:00 – 1:30 PM Grant Information

1:30 – 3:00PM Best Practices from Participants

3:00 PM Closing:  Workshop Evaluations