Archive: Past Workshops

A list of workshops CESME has held.

2013
Creating a Blended Cooperative-Learning Classroom
January 13-15, 2013.

A Blended Guided-Inquiry Classroom: Design and Impact on Student Learning
May 20-21, 2013.

2012

Guided Inquiry into Energy Technology: Workshop For College and Secondary Education Teachers
May 24-25, 2012.

2010
What Happens in The College Classroom: Pedagogy and Learning Space Design
April 13, 2010

The Student Success Institute: Early Intervention to Foster A Scholarly College Community.
June 27 - 29, 2010

2009
Making a Geology Course More Engaging for Students: incorporating more interactive assignments and activities to promote critical thinking and reflection.
June 26, 2009
Instructor: Linda Lee Davis (Grand Valley State University)

Learning Biology through Guided Inquiry
July 17, 2009 Instructor: Stephen Burton (Grand Valley State University)

A Hands-On Workshop on Inquiry-Based Learning in
Mathematics

August 12, 2009
Instructor: John Hodge (Grand Valley State University)

2008
Engaging Learners- Getting Started with Active Learning
June 10, 2008
Instructor: Tamara Rosier (Grand Valley State University)

The POGIL Classroom- Engaging Students to Develop Learning Skills and Master Critical Concepts
July 15, 2008 Instructor: Edward Baum (Grand Valley State University)

Teaching College-Level Physics More Effectively- Connecting Research to Practice
August 12, 2008
Instructor: Bradley Ambrose (Grand Valley State University)

2007
Pedagogy and Methodology of Using Maple in the Classroom
June 6-8, 2007
Instructor: Dr. Robert Lopez (Maple Corporation)

Investigative Cases: Contexts for Active Students Engaged in Science
August 6-8, 2007
Instructors: Ethel Stanley (Beloit College) and Margaret Waterman (Southeast Missouri State)

2006
Pedagogy and Methodology of Using Maplesoft in the Classroom
May 12-14, 2006
Instructor: Dr. Robert Lopez (Maple Corporation)

Advanced POGIL Workshop: Writing Materials and Improved Classroom Facilitation
June 9-11, 2006
Instructor: Rick Moog (Franklin & Marshall College)

Bioinformatics Education Dissemination: Reaching Out, Connecting, and Knitting-Together
August 9-11, 2006
Instructors: Sam Donovan (University of Pittsburgh) and John Jungck (Beloit College)

2005
Maplesoft
June 13-15, 2005
Instructor: Dr. Robert Lopez (Maple Corporation)

Promoting Active Learning in Real-World Contexts in General Chemistry
June 16-18, 2005
Instructors: Brock Spencer, Sandra Laursen, Joanne Stewart, Heather Mernitz, and Eileen Lewis

Bioinformatics Education Dissemination: Reaching Out, Connecting, and Knitting-Together
July 6-8, 2005
Instructors: Sam Donovan (University of Pittsburgh) and John Jungck (Beloit College)

2004
Guided Inquiry Method of Teaching Science
February 20, 2004
Instructors: Brad Ambrose, Ed Baum, Jann Joseph, and Stephen Burton

I'll Come Back When You're Teaching: Reform in College Science Education Now and in the Future
March 12, 2004
Instructor: Dr. Joanna Stewart (Hope College)

Process-Oriented Guided-Inquiry Learning in the Classroom and Laboratory
April 23, 2004
Instructor: Dr. Rick Moog (Franklin & Marshall College)

Process-Oriented Guided-Inquiry Learning in the Classroom and Laboratory
October 2, 2004
Instructor: Dr. Jim Spencer (Franklin & Marshall College)