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Schedule of events

2013 SI

Monday, May 20, 2013
5:30-6:30 Reception/open bar, Amherst Room, 10th floor UMass Campus Center
6:30-8:30 Dinner and orientation, Amherst Room, 10th floor UMass Campus Center
Introduction (Dave Gross, UMass, Amherst)
Session 1: Scientific Teaching (Zane Barlow, Pearson Education)
Team selection
Reading Assignments for Tuesday, at home

Tuesday, May 21, 2013
TBL classroom, DuBois Library room 25, UMass, Amherst
8:30 Refreshments
9:00 Introduction and Overview (Dave Gross, UMass, Amherst)
9:15 Session 2: Active Learning (Randy Phillis, UMass, Amherst)
10:30 Break & Refreshments, outside TBL
11:00 Session 3: Assessment (Xinnian Chen, UConn, Storrs)
12:15 Lunch, Conference Room, 26th Floor DuBois Library
1:30 Team Work: Defining and Outlining Teachable Units
4:20 Cross-team Sharing
5:15 Adjourn
Reading Assignments for Wednesday, at home

Wednesday, May 22, 2013
TBL classroom, DuBois Library room 25, UMass, Amherst
8:30 Refreshments, Lower Floor, DuBois Library
9:15 Session 4: Diversity (Jennifer Frederick, Yale University)
10:30 Break & Refreshments, outside TBL
11:00 Session 5: How People Learn (Brian White, UMass, Boston)
12:15 Lunch, Conference Room, 26th Floor DuBois Library
1:30 Team Work: Refining and Practicing Teachable Units
4:20 Cross-team Sharing
5:15 Adjourn
Reading Assignments for Thursday, at home

Thursday, May 23, 2013
TBL classroom, DuBois Library room 25, UMass, Amherst
8:30 Refreshments, Lower Floor, DuBois Library
9:15 Session 6: Mentoring & Institutional Change (Dave Gross, UMass, Amherst)
10:30 Break & Refreshments, outside TBL
11:00 Preparation for Presentations
12:15 Lunch, Conference Room, 26th Floor DuBois Library
1:30 Team Presentations
5:30 Reception/open bar, Amherst Room, 10th Floor UMass Campus Center