Modeling and Physics Education Research Workshop (M/PER)

Workshop Schedule

November 14-16, 2002Mt. San Antonio College

 

Wednesday, November 13

4:30, 6:30, 8, 9 P.M.  Participants travel from Ontario International Airport to Motel

 

Thursday, November 14

7:00 A.M.                   Breakfast at the Best Western West Covina Inn

8:00 A.M.                   Transportation from Best Western Inn to Mt. SAC                                      Mason

8:15-8:30 A.M.           Workshop registration at Mt. SAC                                                              Mason

8:30-9:45 A.M.           Welcome and Introductions                                                     Mason & O’Kuma

Overview of PW for 21st Century Project

10:00-12:00 Noon       PER – Introduction and Student Knowledge Base                                   Maloney

12:00-1:00 P.M.         Lunch/Sharing – on campus                                                      Mason & O’Kuma

1:00-2:00 P.M.           PER – Student Knowledge Base                                                            Maloney

2:00 – 5:00 PM           PER - Problem Solving and Alternative Formats                                      Maloney

5:00 - 6:00 P.M.         PER –Constructivism, New Curricula and Modeling              Maloney & Desbien

6:00-7:15 PM              Dinner/Sharing                                                                        Mason & O’Kuma

7:30-9:30 P.M.           PER –Constructivism, New Curricula and Modeling              Maloney & Desbien

10:00-11:15 P.M.       Optional sharing session at Best Western                                                O’Kuma

 

Friday, November 15

7:00 A.M.                   Breakfast at the Best Western West Covina Inn

8:00 A.M.                   Transportation from Best Western Inn to Mt. SAC                                      Mason

8:30-10:00 A.M.         Introduction to Models and Modeling Tools.                                            Desbien

10:15-12:00 Noon       Modeling Discourse and More Modeling Tools                                         Desbien

12:00-12:45 P.M.       Lunch/Sharing at Mt. SAC                                                        Mason & O’Kuma

1:00-2:45 P.M.           Technological Education                                                            Mason & O’Kuma

3:00-5:45 P.M.           Modeling Discourse II and generic versus specified models                      Desbien

6:00-7:15 P.M.           Dinner/sharing                                                                                            Mason

7:30-9:30 P.M.           Modeling Discourse III and general classroom management issues           Desbien

10:00-11:15 P.M.       Optional sharing session at the Best Western                                           O’Kuma

 

Saturday, November 16

7:00 A.M.                   Breakfast at the Best Western West Covina Inn

Check out of the Best Western (unless you are staying Sat. night)

8:00 A.M.                   Transportation from Best Western Inn to Mt. SAC

8:30-9:45 A.M.           PER – R & D on Conceptual Assessment                              Maloney & Desbien

10:00-12:00 Noon       Tools for Learning and Assessment                                                                  All

12:00-1:00 P.M.         Pizza Lunch/sharing at Mt. SAC                                               Mason & O’Kuma

1:00-3:15 P.M.           Implementation Issues                                                                                       All

3:30-4:00 P.M.           Wrap-up session                                                                                       O’Kuma

4:15 P.M.                    Transportation to the Best Western Inn or airport                                        Mason

6:000-9:00 P.M.         Optional dinner                                                                      Sign up Friday A.M.

 

Sunday, November 17

Morning.                    Check-out and transportation to airport                                                        Mason