Ways of Knowing, Ways of Practice

Ways of Knowing, Ways of Practice
Professional Development Experience Schedule
Spring 2003

Ways of Knowing, Ways of Practice is a professional development opportunity, an on-line, distance learning experience for faculty and instructional staff.

29 Jan—1 Feb 2003

Wednesday, January 29
6:30 p.m. Social gathering and dinner at the Study Pub, Fluno Center, top floor
Overview of orientation
Goals and objectives of professional development experience
Approaches to teaching and learning (philosophy)
Assessment plan for experience

Thursday, January 30
7:30 a.m.
Teaching and learning issues
Expectations:  Process and Product

12:00 noon Lunch
Technology-enhanced learning and
H ands-on computer lab at the
Pyle Center

Friday, January 31
7:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:30 a.m. On-line conversation
S imulated conversation using our new technologies from our individual hotel rooms in the Fluno Center (each room has a computer)
9:30 a.m. Reflections: Q & A about on-line experience
10:30 a.m. Life markers:  Identify your own educational activities/experiences that stand out in your memory and consider how these “markers” influence your approach to teaching and learning. The markers add to and change belief systems, as well as influence intellectual and moral development (Rokeach’s model of the belief system, Perry’s model for intellectual development, and Goleman’s model of emotional intelligence).
Richard Culver, Professor
Mechanical Engineering
State University of New York at Binghamton
12:00 noon Lunch
1:00 p.m. Continue life markers workshop
2:30 p.m. Break
3:00 p.m. Time management
8:00 p.m. Capitol Steps presented by the Madison Civic Center, Oscar Mayer Theatre
ticket required (survey coming)

Saturday, February 1
8:00 a.m. Breakfast
9:00 a.m. Getting started for the “rest of the experience”
Teaching and learning issues:  match dates and facilitators
Project proposals
12:30 p.m. Lunch
3:30 p.m. University of Wisconsin vs. Penn State men’s basketball game, Kohl Center
ticket required (survey coming)
8:00 p.m. Ballet Hispanico presented by the Madison Civic Center, Oscar Mayer Theatre
ticket required (survey coming)

4 Feb—14 May 2003

Feb 4 a.m.—Feb 5 p.m.: Sandy Courter, facilitator

Feb 18 a.m.—Feb 19 p.m.: Sandy Courter, facilitator
Special guest: Dr. John Heywood, University of Dublin, Ireland

Feb 25 a.m.—Feb 26 p.m.

Mar 4 a.m.—Mar 5 p.m.

Mar 11 a.m.—Mar 12 p.m.

Mar 18 a.m.—Mar 19 p.m.

Mar 25 a.m.—Mar 26 p.m.

Apr 1 a.m.—Apr 2 p.m.

Apr 8 a.m.—Apr 9 p.m.

Apr 15 a.m.—Apr 16 p.m.

Apr 22 a.m.—Apr 23 p.m.

Apr 29 a.m.—Apr 30 p.m.

May 6 a.m.—May 7 p.m.

May 13 a.m.—May 14 p.m.: Sandy Courter, facilitator


Upcoming Events

22–25 June 2003 American Society for Engineering Education, Nashville TN

5–8 Nov 2003 Frontiers in Education Conference, Boulder CO
Consider submitting "work in progress" abstract for the project in this experience

Workshop leader

is director of the Engineering Learning Center and adjunct professor of technical communication in the Engineering Professional Development Department in the College of Engineering at the University of Wisconsin Madison. An original member of the management team that has organized the Teaching Improvement Program and the New Educators’ Orientation professional development programs, she continues to serve on the local management team for the Foundation Coalition.



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