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Amherst College, Greenfield Community College, Hampshire College, Holyoke Community College, Mount Holyoke College, Smith College, Springfield Technical Community College, University of Massachusetts; School Systems of Amherst, Franklin County, Hadley, Holyoke, Northampton, South Hadley, Springfield

 

 

1998 STEMTEC Winter Workshop Cycle Schedule

 

Saturday January 17, 1998

9 STEMTEC workshop goals: student-active teaching in introductory courses and the "K-12 connection"

10:30 College and school faculty from 1997 summer program discuss their course reforms and examples of K-12 connection

12 Lunch

1 Cooperative Learning: Bill Gerace, Department of Physics and Astronomy, UMass, and others

 

Sunday January 18

9 Cooperative Learning, continued

12 Lunch

1 Discipline-based curriculum teams work on problem 1 -- a general education course suitable for future elementary teachers

 

Monday January 19

9 Problem-Based Learning (Merle Bruno and Chris Jarvis, School of Natural Sciences, Hampshire College)

12 Lunch

1 Discipline-based curriculum teams work on problem 1 -- a general education course suitable for future elementary teachers

3 Curriculum teams meet with representatives from Cycle 1

 

Saturday, February 7 (with cycle 1)

9 Minorities workshop

12 Lunch

1 Curriculum Team Presentations of problem 1

3:30-5 Team meetings - problem 2 assigned (model course for science majors)

 

Saturday, March 7

9 Assessment workshop

12 Lunch

1-3 Team Presentations of problem 2

3:30-5 Team meetings - problem 3 assigned (individual course models)

 

Saturday, April 25

9  Technology workshop

12 Lunch

1-3 Team Presentations of problem 3

3:30-5 Team meetings - planning

 

 

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