2019 Workshop Schedule

June 4 - 7

 

DAY 1 - Tues JUNE 4 EVENING

After 2:30 PM

CHECK-IN

Hotel Northampton

36 King St., Northampton, MA

5:00 PM

WELCOME/REGISTRATION

Meet at Ford Hall, Smith College

5:30 PM

DINNER

Ford Hall, Seasons Room

6:30 PM

Learning object design 101

Betsy Jamieson - Smith College

McConnell Hall B05

7:15 PM

Updating a learning object - preliminaries

Anthony Fernandez - Merrimack College

McConnell Hall B05

 

DAY 2 - Wed JUNE 5

 

BREAKFAST

Breakfast at Hotel Northampton on your own

8:45 AM

Daily preview, getting everyone settled in and connected to technology

Betsy Jamieson - Smith College

McConnell B05

FYI for Wifi: Smith has eduroam and a guest network

9:00 AM

What do we teach in inorganic chemistry? What particular challenges do we face at our institutions? (group breakouts and report what you learned from others)

Chip Nataro - Lafayette College

McConnell B05

9:30 AM

How do we bring the literature into our classroom?

Chip Nataro - Lafayette College

McConnell B05

10:00 AM

Updating a learning object "Zinc-zinc bonds"

Anthony Fernandez - Merrimack College

McConnell B05

10:30 AM

BREAK - coffee/refreshments

McConnell B05

10:45 AM

Updating a learning object "Zinc-zinc bonds"

McConnell B05

11:30 AM

Posting the updated learning object

McConnell B05

12:00 PM

LUNCH - provided by Smith Catering

McConnell Foyer

1:00 PM

Expert speaker and discussion

Prof. Linda Doerrer, Boston University

McConnell Hall 103

2:30 PM

BREAK - coffee/refreshments

McConnell B05

3:00 PM

Discussion and brainstorming of LOs

Start group work on LO development

McConnell B05

5:00 PM

Group Picture

5:30 PM

DEPART for dinner

6:00 PM

DINNER with speaker

Northampton Brewery

11 Brewster Ct, Northampton, MA  01060

HOMEWORK

All Participants
Continued development of LOs for morning presentation (groups may arrange to meet)

 

DAY 3 - Thurs JUNE 6

 

BREAKFAST

Breakfast at Hotel Northampton on your own

8:45 AM

Morning Welcome & Preview

Anthony Fernandez - Merrimack College

McConnell B05

9:00 AM

Assessment is more than just checking boxes

Anthony Fernandez - Merrimack College

McConnell B05

9:30 AM

Continue group work on LO development

McConnell B05

10:30 AM

BREAK - coffee/refreshments

McConnell B05

10:45 AM

Continue group work on LO development

McConnell B05

11:30 AM

Progress reports on LO developmen05McConnell B)5

12:00 PM

LUNCH on your own Downtown Northampton

2:00 PM

Everything you always wanted to know about VIPEr but were afraid to ask

Betsy Jamieson - Smith College

McConnell B05

2:30 PM

Finalize and post group LO(s)

McConnell B05

3:30 PM

BREAK - Coffee/Refreshments

McConnell B05

4:00 PM

VIPEr in your classoom

Betsy Jamieson - Smith College and Anthony Fernandez - Merrimack College

McConnell B05

5:30 PM

DINNER - Make your own taco bar

McConnell Foyer

 

DAY 4 - Fri JUNE 7: Half-day

 

BREAKFAST & CHECKOUT

Breakfast at Hotel Northampton on your own

Checkout when you depart hotel

8:45 AM

Morning Welcome & Preview

Betsy Jamieson - Smith College

McConnell B05

9:00 AM

Follow-up conversation to VIPEr in your classroom

Betsy Jamieson - Smith College

McConnell B05

9:30 AM

Workshop evaluation

Anthony Fernandez - Merrimack College

McConnell B05

10:00 AM

Finalize LO posting

McConnell B05

10:30 AM

BREAK - Coffee/Refreshments

McConnell B05

11 AM

Workshop closing sessions

Anthony Fernandez - Merrimack College

McConnell B05

12:00 PM

Depart

HOMEWORKBring what you have learned back to your campus