CIITN Workshop Schedule, 18th BCCE, Ames, Iowa

Time

Content Heading

Learning Objectives:

Key points

Activities

Presenter

9:30

Philosophy of CIITN.

Recognize the need for literacy activities.

  Need for scientific and media literacy.

  Student engagement.

Discussion

Team

10:00

CIITN Purpose and History.

Recognize the components of CIITN.

  How CIITN meets the challenge of modernizing science education

Lecture

Glaser & Schelble

10:45

Break

11:00

CIITN Web Portal.

Navigate the CIITN web portal.

  Postings

Demon-stration

Wu

11:15

Finding news sources.

Identify and locate a variety of credible news sources online.

  Credibility, quality, stability, and variety of news sources.

Lecture and group searching online

Hodgen & Carson

11:30

Finding meaningful and useful news articles.

Locate and identify quality news article.

  The credibility of the author, timeliness, significance of topic, connection with course content, and length.

Lecture and group searching online

Hodgen & Carson

11:45

K16 Initiative.

K16 CIITN collaboration.

  Improve K12 education with NSF support.

Lecture

Glaser

12:00

Lunch

1:00

CIITN Web tool.

Use CIITN web tool

  Login/out, portfolio creation, html coding, uploading files, and publishing to self/class/world.

Demon-stration

Wu

1:30

Write CIITN interpretive comments.

Expanding on the news.

  Using scholarly work, using additional mainstream media, and drawing out the relevant science content from article.

Group writing and searching online

Team

2:15

Write CIITN questions.

Actively engaging students through CIITN portfolios.

  Five types of questions and importance of asking Reasoning about Philoso-phical, Societal, and Political Issues Questions.

Group writing

Team

3:00

Break

3:15

Peer Review Via CIITN Web Tool.

Use peer review tools

  Peer review rubric

  Peer review web tool

Lecture

Wu

3:30

Peer Review

Carry out peer review.

  Process of peer review

Group work

Team

3:45

Results of Peer Review.

Recognize value and potential problems with implementation of peer review

  Fairness, calibration, pedagogical value.

Lecture

Glaser & Wu

4:00

Assessment of CIITN

Understand the areas and value of CIITN assessment

  What is being assessed and how.

Lecture.

Hodgen & Carson

4:45

Closing remarks

Closing

  Questions and Concerns

Lecture/ discussion

Glaser & Schelble

5-7

Dinner Invitation for Stakeholders of K16 initiative

7:15

BCCE Opening Welcome and Plenary Lecture, C.Y. Stephens Auditorium