Modeling and Research-Based Problem Solving Workshop (MRBPS)

Workshop Schedule

February 19-21, 2004 at Miami Dade College

 

Wednesday, February 18

P.M.                     Participants travel to Holiday Inn

 

Thursday, February 19

7:00 A.M.            Breakfast at the nearby McDonalds (use coupon)

8:00                     Walk from Holiday Inn to Miami Dade College (MDC)                         O'Kuma

8:15-8:30             Workshop registration at MDC in Building 3 room 3208-09                  Damas

8:30-9:45             Welcome and Introductions                               Damas, Hieggelke, & O’Kuma

                             Physics Workshops for 21st Century Project Details       O’Kuma & Hieggelke

10:00-12:00         Introduction to Student Knowledge Base                                              Maloney

12:00-1:00           Lunch & Sharing at MDC by the French Riviera                                     Damas

1:00-2:00             Problem Solving in Physics                                                                   Maloney

2:00-3:00             TIPERs-Tools for Learning and Assessment                   Hieggelke & O’Kuma

3:00-6:00             Research on Problem Solving and Alternative Formats                           Maloney

6:00-7:15             Dinner & Sharing at Latin America                                                         Damas

7:30-9:30             Introduction to Models and Modeling Tools                                           Desbien

10:00-11:15         Optional sharing session at Holiday Inn                          Damas, O’Kuma & Hieggelke

 

Friday, February 20

7:00 A.M.          Breakfast at the at nearby McDonalds (use coupon)

8:00                   Walk from Holiday Inn to Miami Dade College                            Damas

8:30-10:00         Modeling Discourse and More Modeling Tools.                         Desbien

10:15-12:00       Alternate Formats and Teaching Problem Solving                         Maloney

12:00-12:45       Lunch & Sharing at MDC by Granny Feelgood’s                           Damas

1:00-2:45           State of Physics and Emerging Technologies          Hieggelke, Damas & O’Kuma

3:00-5:45           Modeling Discourse II and Generic Versus Specified Models     Desbien

6:00-7:15           Dinner/sharing at La Loggia Ristorante                                         Damas

7:30-9:30           Modeling Discourse III and General Classroom Management Issues          Desbien

10:00-11:15       Optional sharing session at Holiday Inn                         Damas, O’Kuma & Hieggelke

 

Saturday, February 21

7:00 A.M.          Breakfast at the nearby McDonalds (use coupon)

                          Check out of the Holiday Inn (unless you are staying Sat. night)

8:00                  Walk from Holiday Inn to Miami Dade College                                 O'Kuma

8:30-9:45          Advantages & Disadvantages of Alternate Formats        Maloney & Desbien

10:00-12:00      Project Presentations                     O’Kuma, Hieggelke, Maloney & Desbien

12:00-1:00        Pizza Lunch & sharing at MDC by Paradiso                                     Damas

1:00-2:00          Assessment                                                                O’Kuma & Hieggelke

2:00-3:15          Implementation Issues                                                                             All

3:30-4:00          Wrap-up session                                                         Hieggelke & O’Kuma

4:15                   Depart or return to the Holiday Inn

6:000-9:00        Optional dinner at Snappers (Sign up Friday A.M.)               Damas, O'Kuma & Hieggelke

 

Sunday, February 22

Morning.              Check-out and depart home                                                          Damas