Enhancing the Capacity of Math and Science Teachers
Planning Conference

Stevens Institute of Technology & Council of Independent Colleges

December 2-3, 2004

Conference Agenda - December 2, 2004

12:00 noon Conference Convenes
Welcome and Introductions
Objectives of Conference
Initial Q&A about Pathways Project and Savvy Cyber Professor

1:15 p.m. Review & Discussion of Unique & Compelling Applications
  • Review of unique & compelling categories
  • Group Discussion: Results from unique & compelling guided exploration “test” (Activity 1.4)
  • Group Discussion: Are you currently using these types of resources in your courses? If so, please describe.
  • Genetics RWLO (Activity 1.6)
  • Small Groups: Review a RWLO and determine why it is unique & compelling. Share findings with a partner. (Activity 1.14)
  • Group Discussion: How might your students benefit from unique and compelling Internet applications in their learning and your teaching activities?
  • Research Findings
2:45 p.m. Break

3:00 p.m. Review & Discussion of Real World Learning Objects (RWLOs)
  • RWLO Definition and Format (Activity 3.1)
  • Small Groups: Could any of the RWLOs you previously reviewed be substituted for a traditional lesson?  How might students benefit? (Activity 3.2)
  • Group Discussion: Strategies for integrating a RWLO into a lesson (Activity 3.5)
  • Small Groups: Applying the RWLO Rubric (Activity 6.5)
5:00 p.m. Adjourn

5:30 p.m. Dinner


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