Conference Schedule — Thursday


Teaching and Learning in the Animal Sciences
Challenging Old Assumptions and Breaking New Ground for the 21st Century
June 19-22, 2012 The Lowell Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Thursday June 21 Morning
0730 - 0900: Dining Room — Breakfast

Session III: Creating an effective teaching and learning environment.
Moderator: Jean Bertrand


0900 - 0940 - Room B1: Invited presentation - Frank Robinson, University of Alberta
0940 - 0950: Questions and answers
0950 - 1000: Orientation to breakout discussion groups | Beverages & snacks 

1000 - 1100: I
mproving the student's learning experience (Choose one; limited to 25 participants per room)
                   Breakout 1: Teaching and learning critical thinking skills -- Room B1-A -- Dean Pringle
                   Breakout 2: Beyond lecture (practicum, laboratories, computer labs., etc.) -- Room 118 -- Keith Bertrand
                   Breakout 3: Beyond lecture (internships, study abroad, faculty-led field programs, etc.) -- Lower Lounge -- Mark Russell
                   Breakout 4: 
Information technology (in-class, out-of-class, on-line multistate initiatives, etc.) -- Dining Room -- Jodi Sterle

1100 - 1110: Return to plenary session Room B1
1110 - 1200: Reports from each breakout discussion group (10-12 min. per group)

1200 - 1245 - Dining Room: Lunch
1245 - 1330 - Dining Room: Survey (voluntary) 

Thursday June 21 Afternoon
Session IV: Fostering scholarship and a new teaching and learning "culture."
Moderator: Dave Thomas


1330 - 1410 - Room B1: Invited presentation - Nancy Irlbeck, Colorado State University
1410 - 1420: Questions and answers
1420 - 1430: Orientation to breakout discussion groups

1430 - 1530: Improving the instructor's effectiveness (Choose one; limited to 25 participants per room)
                   Breakout 1: Desired learning outcomes of animal sciences BS degree -- Room B1-A -- Michael Gonda
                   Breakout 2: Teaching and learning communities (peer-review, co-teaching, etc.) -- Room 118 --  Miriam Weber Nielsen
                   Breakout 3: Enhancing good teaching practices (CATs, students' feedback, survey, etc.) -- Lower Lounge -- Amin Fadl
                   Breakout 4: Documenting changes (portfolios, reflections, memoirs, survey, focus group, etc.) -- Dining Room -- Brian Bolt

1530 - 1540: Return to plenary session | Beverages & snacks
1540 - 1630: Reports from each breakout discussion group (10-12 min. per group)
 
1630 - 1800: Choose one:
                   Book chapter discussion of "How Learning Works" -- Room 118 -- Michel Wattiaux
                   Student-produced on-line multi-media -- Room B1 -- Frank Robinson
                   WiCEL (Wis. Collaboratory for Enhanced Learning) classroom; Off site, Meet in Upper Lounge -- John Booske & Suzanne Smith
                   Writing workshop (Using writing activities to help students learn in STEM courses); Off site, Meet in Upper Lounge -- Brad Hughes

Dinner and evening on your own.




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