SCI-Southwest Spring 2015 Regional Conference

  • 23 Jan 2015
  • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Texas Woman's University - College of Arts and Sciences

Registration

SENCER SCI-Southwest Spring 2015 Regional Conference

Jan 23, 2015

9:00 AM to 4:00 PM



Texas Woman's University
College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry


Ann Stuart Science Complex. Room 251

Denton, TX
SENCER SCI-Southwest Spring 2015 Regional Conference



Jan 23, 2015

9:00 AM to 4:00 PM



Texas Woman's University
College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry


Ann Stuart Science Complex. Room 251

Denton, TX
Session I: Civic Engagement and Undergraduate Research


Presiding: Cynthia Maguire and Nasrin Mirsaleh Kohan



8:45 - Welcome and Introductions


9:00 - Joseph L. Kirsch, Professor, Department of Chemistry, Butler University
Student Engagement in Learning through Civic Engagement


9:30 - Garon C. Smith, Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Montana
From SENCER Course Content to Undergraduate Research Project


10:00 - Poster Session and Refreshment Break


10:45 - Douglas E. Latch, Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, Seattle University
Bridging Research and Teaching: Incorporating Environmental Research-like Experiences into the Undergraduate Analytical Teaching Laboratory


11:15 - G. Reid Bishop, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Chemistry, Belhaven University
Research as a Method for Promoting Science Education, Volunteerism, and Civic Engagement in Undergraduate Science and General Education Curricula


11:45 - Discussion


12:00 Lunch



Session II: Sustainability Across the Curriculum


Presiding: Richard D. Sheardy and Reid Bishop



12:55 - Introductions


1:00 - Amy Shachter, Senior Associate Provost for Research and Faculty Affairs, Santa Clara University
Strategies for Integrating Sustainability Across the Curriculum



1:30 - Thomas C. Wood, Associate Professor, Conservation Studies, George Mason University
Developing Multimedia Opportunities for Student Case Studies - A Discussion




2:00 - Break


2:30 - Alana Presley Taylor, Graduate Student, Interdisciplinary Studies, University of North Texas
Incorporating Sustainability and Civic Engagement into Curriculum: A Look at Two Approaches, PreK-12 and Undergraduate Non-science Majors



3:00 - Cynthia Maguire, Senior Lecturer, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Texas Woman's University
Jeffrey B. Robb, Professor, Department of History and Government, Texas Woman's University
David Rylander, Professor, School of Management, Texas Woman's University
Science, Society and Sustainability: An Undergraduate Certificate Program



3:30 - Stephen Carroll, Senior Lecturer, Department of English, Santa Clara University
Epistemology and Learning by Doing: How and Why Civic Engagement Facilitates Durable Learning


4:00 - Reflection/Evaluation/Assessment


4:15 - Adjourn

For more information, contact SCI-Southwest Co-Director Dick Sheardy at RSheardy@mail.twu.edu

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