Facilitating Change

Facilitating Change

Tentative Schedule

 

Monday June 16

3:00

Registration/Check-in Begins*

5:00

Opening Reception

6:00

Welcome and Brief Orientation

 

John Dunn, WMU President

 

Conference Organizers

6:30

Dinner

7:30

(Featured Talk) "Facilitating Change: Experiences with the Reform of STEM Education" [Abstract]

 

Judith Ramaley

   

Tuesday June 17

7:30

Breakfast

8:30

Opening Session/Overview of Conference

 

Conference Organizers

9:00

Overview of Preliminary Results of Interdisciplinary Literature Review

 

Conference Organizers

10:00

Break (snacks)

10:30

Working Groups #1: Discussion of Research Perspectives Based on Participant Posters

11:30

Lunch and Break

1:30

(Featured Talk) "Understanding & Enabling Networks in 21st Century Organizational Forms" [Abstract]

 

Noshir Contractor

2:30

(Featured Talk) "Models of Change and Implementation" [Abstract]

 

Andrew Van de Ven

3:30

Break (snacks)

4:00

Working Groups #1: Expansion of Research Perspectives

  (Set up posters before dinner)

6:00

Dinner

7:00

Poster Session and Dessert [Abstracts]

   

Wednesday June 18

7:30

Breakfast

8:30

Introduce Plan for the Day

 

Conference Organizers

9:00

(Featured Talk) "An Experiment in Institutional Change in STEM Education: The Science Education Initiatives at the University of Colorado and the University of British Columbia" [Abstract]

 

Carl Wieman

10:00

Break (snacks)

10:30

(Featured Talk) "Diversifying Change in Undergraduate STEM Education" [Abstract]

 

Carol Colbeck

11:30

Identification of Themes for Future Work/Action

12:00

Lunch and Break

2:00

Working Groups #2 (each group formed around one theme): Work/Action Agenda

3:30

Break (snacks)

4:00

Working Groups #2 or Free Time

5:00

Working Group Reports and Discussion

6:30

Dinner (BBQ and Bonfire)

   

Thursday June 19

8:00

Breakfast

8:30

Next Steps

 

Conference Organizers

10:00

Conference Ends*

  

*Shuttles provided between Brook Lodge and Kalamazoo Airport (~30 minute drive).
 

Mallinson Institute for Science Education
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo MI 5444 USA
269-387-5398 | 269-387-4939 Fax
Charles.Henderson@wmich.edu