2015 Workshop Schedule

 

DAY 1 SUNDAY:

WELCOME!

5:30 PM

DINNER AND WELCOME – Mike Heinekey, University of Washington

Ivar’s Salmon House

Nisqually Room

401 NE Northlake Way

Meet at Alder Hall Entrance at 5:00 PM to pick up badges and walk or drive there

 

Evening Sessions: CHB 102

7:30

Introductions

8:00

Introduction to Learning Object (LO) design using Understanding by Design – Joanne Stewart, Hope College

 

Small group sharing of learning object ideas

DAY 2 MONDAY:

GETTING TO KNOW VIPEr; UNDERSTANDING LOs, INTRODUCTION TO CATALYTIC CHEMISTRY

 

Morning Sessions: CHB 102

8:30 AM

Daily Preview, Getting everyone connected to technology – Adam Johnson, Harvey Mudd College

9:00

Posting a LO – Copyrights, Commenting, and Collections, Oh My!  – Lori Watson, Earlham College

9:45

Assessment  – Please bring ideas about how to assess your LO – Jeff Raker, University of South Florida

10:45

BREAK

11:00

Time to work on Individual Learning Objects

12:00 PM

LUNCH by UW Bay Laurel Catering  CHB 102

 

Afternoon Sessions:  CHB 102

1:00

Back to Grad School Session 1 (B2GS1) - Whirlwind review of catalysis chemistry using LOs – Nancy Williams, Keck Science Dept, the Claremont Colleges

2:00

Back to Grad School Session 1 (B2GS1 continued) - Electrochemistry and electrocatalysis – Chip Nataro, Lafayette College

3:00

BREAK

3:15

Designing assessment pieces – Adam Johnson

3:45

Time to work on Individual Learning Objects

6:00

DINNER on your own

HW

All Participants

Post your LO to VIPEr

Read Kubiak and Boettcher papers

Read paper for tomorrow’s literature discussion

 

Kubiak and Boettcher groups

Meet and prepare preliminary questions for talk/literature discussions

 

The student lounges in the dorm are available from 7-11 PM

DAY 3 TUESDAY:

TEACHING INORGANIC CHEMISTRY

 

Morning Sessions: CHB 102

8:30 AM

Daily Preview – Johnson

8:35

What do we teach in inorganic chemistry, how do we teach it, and how do we know our students are learning? A discussion of our courses and syllabi – Nancy Williams

9:20

Teaching a LO – literature discussions – Anne Bentley, Lewis & Clark College

10:20

BREAK

10:35

Participant exploration of VIPEr for LOs to use. Participants pick “favorites” and create a collaborative Google Doc of LOs to try in their classrooms – Chip Nataro

11:15

Working and posting individual learning objects - individual work

12:00 PM

LUNCH on your own

 

Afternoon Sessions: Bagley 154

1:30

B2GS 2 – Professor Cliff Kubiak, University of California, San Diego
Manganese catalysts with bulky bipyridine ligands for the electrocatalytic reduction of carbon dioxide: Eliminating dimerization and altering catalysis

2:25

Questions/discussion with Professor Kubiak and brainstorming in the large group about the kinds of LOs (in-class exercise, problem set question, 5-slides about, etc.) that can be developed from the talk

3:10

BREAK

3:25

Group Picture – in front of Drumheller Fountain

3:45

B2GS 3 – Professor Shannon Boettcher, University of Oregon
Activity trends and design principles for multi-transition-metal

(oxy)hydroxide oxygen evolution catalysts

4:30

Questions/discussion with Professor Boettcher and brainstorming in the large group about the kinds of LOs that can be developed from the talk

6:00

KUBIAK AND BOETTCHER GROUP DINNERS (the rest on your own) Locations TBA

HW

All Participants

Read Goldberg and Dempsey papers

 

Goldberg and Dempsey groups

Meet and prepare preliminary questions for talk/literature discussions

 

The student lounges in the dorm are available from 7-11 PM.

DAY 4 WEDNESDAY:

DEVELOPING LEARNING OBJECTS FROM EXPERT PRESENTATIONS

 

Morning Session 1: CHB 102

8:30 AM

8:35

Daily Preview – Johnson

B2GS 4 – Professor Karen Goldberg, University of Washington
Regeneration of an iridium(III) complex active for alkane

dehydrogenation using molecular oxygen

9:30

Questions/discussion with Professor Goldberg and brainstorming in the large group about the kinds of LOs that can be developed from the talk

10:15

BREAK

10:30

Technology tools for teaching - collaboration (Google Docs / LMS wikis and forums / Skype / Google Sites) & gadgets (Livescribe pens / SmartBoards / Clickers / smart phones) – Johnson

11:30

Opportunities and challenges for teaching LOs at your institution. What can we learn from one another? – Stewart  

12:00 PM

LUNCH by UW Bay Laurel Catering in CHB 102

 

Afternoon Sessions: Kubiak – CHB 239, Boettcher – CHB 339, Goldberg – CHB 439, Dempsey – BAG 319

1:00

Groups work together to do initial development of LOs and prepare questions for dinner with your speaker  

3:00

BREAK

3:15

Outing of your choice: Kayaking to the arboretum, capturing portals, Burke Museum, walk around arboretum

6:00

GOLDBERG AND DEMPSEY GROUP DINNERS WITH THE SPEAKERS – (the rest on your own) Locations TBA

HW

All Participants

Continued development of LOs (groups may arrange to meet)


The student lounges in the dorm are available from 7-11 PM

DAY 5 THURSDAY:

DEVELOPING AND POSTING YOUR NEW CATALYSIS LEARNING OBJECTS

 

Morning Session 1:  CHB 102

9:00 AM

Daily Preview – Johnson

9:05

B2GS 5 – Professor Jillian Dempsey, UNC Chapel Hill

Investigating hydrogen evolution catalysis with cyclic voltammetry:

Homogeneous and heterogeneous systems

9:50

Questions/discussion with Professor Dempsey and brainstorming in the large group about the kinds of LOs that can be developed from the talk

10:40

BREAK

 

Morning Session 2: Kubiak – CHB 239, Boettcher – CHB 339, Goldberg – CHB 439, Dempsey – BAG 319 (Group Work)

11:00

Small group work – Continued development of literature discussion LO from expert paper. Begin posting LOs to VIPEr.

12:00 PM

LUNCH on your own

 

Afternoon Sessions: Kubiak – CHB 239, Boettcher – CHB 339, Goldberg – CHB 439, Dempsey – BAG 319 (Group Work)

1:30

Small group work – Finish up group LOs and post to VIPEr

3:00

BREAK

4:00

Small group work continued

6:00

GROUP DINNER

Big Time Brewery

4133 University Way NE

HW

Leadership team will “approve” as many of the new LOs as possible!
Workshop evaluations


The student lounges in the dorm are available from 7-11 PM.

DAY 6 FRIDAY:

WRAP-UP DAY

 

Morning Sessions: CHB 102

9:00 AM

Daily Preview – Johnson

9:05

Introduction to the Workshop LOs

9:45

How is catalysis taught in the undergraduate classroom and how will you approach it? Picking new catalysis LOs to test next semester.  Personal action/teaching plans. – Anne Bentley

10:30

Workshop evaluations

11:00

Where do we go from here? VIPEr development ideas (what new features would be useful?). Thoughts about other aspects of IONiC – Leadership Team

11:30

LUNCH – on your own (join those of us with late departures for lunch