TIPERs & JiTT Workshop Schedule

Feb. 20-22, 2003 at the Wolfson Campus of Miami Dade Community College in Miami, Florida

 

MDCC Miami Dade Community College, ETCOTA Emerging Technologies Center of the Americas, GD – Guille Damas, DM – David Maloney, SK – Steve Kanim, EPEvelyn Patterson, GN Gregor Novak, TO – Tom O'Kuma, and CH – Curt Hieggelke

 

Wednesday

EVE                Participants arrive at Everglades Hotel                                                                                           GD

 

Thursday

AM     7:00     Breakfast at Miami Subs (optional but should arrive by 7:30)                              GD, TO & CH

            8:00     Walk from Hotel or Miami Subs to MDCC ETCOTA 7107                                         GD, TO & CH

            8:20     Registration (ETCOTA Room 7107 - Building #7 Garage)                                                  CH & TO

            8:30     Welcome, Introductions & Project Information (ETCOTA Room 7107)                     GD, CH & TO

          10:30     Physics Education Research                                                                                                  DM & SK

          11:30     TIPERs from the student side                                                                                               DM & SK

PM   12:00     Lunch/Sharing-on campus by French Riviera (ETCOTA 7106)                           GD, CH & TO

            1:00     TIPERs Session I (ETCOTA Room 7107)                                                            DM, SK, TO & CH

Ranking Tasks (RT);

Comparison Tasks (CT):

            3:00     TIPERs Session II (ETCOTA Room 7107)                                                           DM, SK, TO & CH

What, if anything, is Wrong Tasks (WWT);

Working Backwards Tasks (WBT);

            5:00     TIPER Sets Working Groups Session I (ETCOTA Room 7106)                                         DM & SK

EVE   6:00     Supper/Sharing at the Latin American Cafeteria (Bayside)                                  GD, CH & TO

            7:30     TIPER Session III (ETCOTA Room 7107)                                                           DM, SK, TO & CH

Conflicting Contentions Tasks (CCT);

Changing Representations Tasks (CRT);

            9:30     Walk back to Everglades Hotel                                                                                     GD, TO & CH

          10:15     Optional open discussion                                                                                               GD, TO & CH

 

Friday

AM     7:00     Breakfast at Miami Subs (optional but should arrive by 7:30)                              GD, TO & CH

            8:00     Walk from Hotel or Miami Subs to MDCC ETCOTA                                                 GD, TO & CH

            8:30     Teaching & Learning Physics Assessment Tools (ETCOTA Room 7107)           TO, CH, DM & SK

            9:30     TIPER Session IV (ETCOTA Room 7107)                                                           DM, SK, TO & CH

Qualitative Reasoning Tasks (QRT);

Bar Chart Tasks (BCT);

          11:30     TIPER Sets Working Groups Session II (ETCOTA Room 7106)                         DM, SK, TO & CH

PM   12:00     Lunch at the Latin American Cafeteria (Bayside)                                                 GD, CH & TO

            1:00     Workforce Issues and Needs (ETCOTA Room 7107)                                                          GD & CH

            2:00     TIPER Sets Working Groups Session III (ETCOTA Room 7106)                        DM, SK, TO & CH

            3:00     TIPER Sets Working Groups Presentations (ETCOTA Room 7107)                   DM, SK, TO & CH

            4:30     Other Formats Session (ETCOTA Room 7107)                                                                   DM & SK

Meaningful, Meaningless Calculations Tasks (MMCT);

Trouble Shooting Tasks (TST);

Linked Multiple Choice Tasks (LMCT);

Line of Reasoning Tasks (LORT);

            5:00     Implementation and Getting $upport (ETCOTA Room 7107)                              CH, TO, DM & SK

EVE   6:00     Supper/Sharing at Off The Grille                                                                             GD, CH & TO

            7:30     WarmUp Preparation for the JiTT Sessions (ETCOTA Room 7111)                                   CH & TO

            9:30     Walk back to Everglades Hotel                                                                                     GD, TO & CH

          10:15     Optional open discussion                                                                                               GD, TO & CH

 


Saturday

AM     7:00     Breakfast at Miami Subs (optional but should arrive by 7:30)                              GD, TO & CH

            8:00     Walk from Hotel or Miami Subs to MDCC ETCOTA 7111                                        GD, TO & CH

(Participants not staying Saturday night need to check out)

            8:30     JiTT I (ETCOTA Room 7111)                                                                                               EP & GN

Motivation for JiTT: Discussions of Participant Submissions from Friday evening

Some Background on JiTT

          10:30     JiTT II (ETCOTA Room 7111)                                                                                             EP & GN

Implementing JiTT

Browsing JiTT Materials and Student Responses

JiTT in the Classroom

Delivering Assignments and Retrieving Responses

PM   12:00     Lunch/Sharing-on campus by Pizzeria Paradiso (ETCOTA 7106)                       GD, CH & TO

            1:00     JiTT III (ETCOTA Room 7111)                                                                                            EP & GN

Construction of Assignments: Grounding JiTT in Education Research

Concerns about Switching to JiTT

            3:00     Q & A (ETCOTA Room 7107)                                                       EP, GN, DM, SK, GD, TO & CH

            3:30     Workshop Evaluation (ETCOTA Room 7107)                                                                     CH & TO

            4:00     Workshop ends & departures for airport and/or hotel                                                   GD, CH & TO

 

EVE   6:00     Supper at the Bubba Gump (optional)                                                                     GD, CH & TO

 

Sunday

AM                SuperShuttle from hotel to airport (pre-paid but make reservations at the hotel)