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					 DETAILED SCHEDULE BY DAY: COSMOS IN THE CLASSROOM 2010
 MONDAY, AUGUST 2, 2010 • SESSIONS LISTED BY LEAD PRESENTER
                  CRISTOL CHEMISTRY 140             UMC BALLROOM                EATON 125                 EATON 135                 EATON 150                EATON 1B80              EATON 1B90              OTHER
7:30                                                                                                                                                                                                    Registration Desk
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Open
8:30 – 8:45     Introduction to the Conference
8:45 – 9:45     CoBabe-Ammann, Prather,
Morning         Fraknoi (moderator): EPO and
Joint Plenary   Astro 101: Shotgun Wedding,
Session 1       Marriage of Convenience, or
                Meaningful Relationship?

9:45 – 10:30                                      Coffee Break, Poster/
                                                  Exhibit Set Up and
                                                  Early Viewing
10:40 – 11:50                                                                                                                  1-minute Poster
                                                                                                                               Presentations
11:50 – 1:15                                                                                                                                                                                            Lunch on your
                                                                                                                                                                                                        own
1:15 – 2:15     Pollock: Taking a Scientific
Afternoon       Approach to Science Teaching
Plenary
Session 1
2:15 – 3:00                                       Break, Poster &
                                                  Exhibit Viewing,
                                                  Share-a-Thon
3:15 – 4:15                                                               Greenstein: How Can       Schneider: Tips and        Prather: How to          Len: Old Ideas, New       Walker: Astronomy
1-Hour                                                                    We Lead our Non-          Tools for Teaching         Engineer Learning        Technologies —            Meets the
Workshops                                                                 science Students to       Planetary Science          Sequences that           Harnessing the Power of   Environmental
                                                                          Think Critically and                                 Motivate Students to     Web 2.0 Resources for     Sciences: Using
                                                                          Creatively?                                          Learn what We Want       the Weary Instructor      GLOBE at Night Data
                                                                                                                               Them to Know
4:30 – 5:30                                                               Shostak: Getting          Dubson: What Works         Prather: Engaging        Lee: Engaging Students    Bobrowsky:
1-Hour                                                                    Science to the Non-       and What Fails when        Students with Think-     with Simulations in the   Demonstrations For
Workshops                                                                 Scientists: Teaching an   Using “Clickers” or        Pair-Share: Conceptual   Classroom                 Astronomy Classes
                                                                          Astrobiology Course       Colored Cards to           Questions to Increase                              and Public Outreach
                                                                                                    Engage Students and        Learning Beyond
                                                                                                    Increase their Learning?   Lecture

5:30 – 6:00                                       Poster & Exhibit
                                                  Viewing, Networking

7:30            Nontechnical Lecture: Dark
                Energy and the Runaway
                Universe by Alex Filippenko (U.
                of California, Berkeley)




                                                                                                                                                                                                          Updated July 21, 2010
 DETAILED SCHEDULE BY DAY: COSMOS IN THE CLASSROOM 2010
 TUESDAY, AUGUST 3, 2010 • SESSIONS LISTED BY LEAD PRESENTER
                   CRISTOL CHEMISTRY 140            UMC BALLROOM              EATON 125                 EATON 135                 EATON 150                 EATON 1B80                EATON 1B90              OTHER
7:30                                                                                                                                                                                                     Registration Desk
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Open
8:30 – 9:30      Hewson: Teach to the Stars:
Morning          How People Learn Science
Joint Plenary
Session 2
9:30 – 10:00                                      Coffee Break, Poster
                                                  & Exhibit Viewing,
                                                  Share-a-Thon
10:00 – 11:00                                                            Comins: The “What If”    Duncan: A Successful       Prather: Engaging        French: Engaging             Otero: Transforming
1-Hour                                                                   Workshop                 (and Fun) Curriculum       Students with            Students with                Astronomy
Workshops                                                                                         for Teaching Students      Lecture-Tutorials:       ClassAction                  Education Using
                                                                                                  to Think Scientifically    Collaborative Learning                                Learning Assistants
                                                                                                  and Better Understand      Activities to Increase
                                                                                                  their Own Thinking and     Understanding
                                                                                                  Learning                   Beyond Lecture
11:15 – 12:05                                                            Hufnagel: Getting        Fraknoi: Student           Bruning: Astronomy       Hildreth: The Best           CoBabe-Ammann:
Special                                                                  the Most Out of Your     Learning Outcomes:         Education Research:      Online Tools And             Higher Education
Interest Group                                                           Observatory-Based        The Good, the Bad, and     What Questions Do        Practices for Teaching       within NASA’s
Discussions                                                              Astro 101 Laboratory     the Ugly                   We Need To Answer In     Astronomy                    Science Mission
                                                                                                                             The Coming Decade?                                    Directorate: How
                                                                                                                                                                                   to Strengthen
                                                                                                                                                                                   the Bridge to
                                                                                                                                                                                   Introductory
                                                                                                                                                                                   Astronomy Faculty?
12:05 – 1:15     NASA Town Hall (12:15)                                                                                                                                                                  Lunch on your
                                                                                                                                                                                                         own
1:15 – 2:15      Bartusiak: The Day We Found
Afternoon        the Universe: The Little Known
Plenary          History of How We Came to
Session 2        Understand the Expanding
                 Universe
2:15 – 3:00                                       Break, Poster &
                                                  Exhibit Viewing,
                                                  Share-a-Thon
3:15 – 4:15                                                              Larsen: “In the          Slater: An Introduction    Prather: Engaging        Perkins: Exploring Easy      Bailey: Using
1-Hour                                                                   Beginning”: Using        to Backwards Faded         Students with            and Effective Ways to        Concept Inventories
Workshops                                                                Creation Myths in the    Scaffolding in the Astro   Pencil-and-Paper         Use PhET’s Web-based         to Gauge Student
                                                                         Astronomy Classroom      101 Laboratory Course      and Computer-            Interactive Simulations in   Understanding in
                                                                                                                             Delivered Ranking        Your Astronomy Course        Astronomy
                                                                                                                             Tasks: Quantitative
                                                                                                                             Reasoning Activities
                                                                                                                             that Increase Learning
4:30 – 5:30                                                              Carr: Connecting         Morrison: Dealing          Wallace: Engaging        Rector: Doing Authentic      McCray: Simulations
1-Hour                                                                   Astronomy 101 with       with Cosmophobia and       Students with            Scientific Research in       for Learning
Workshops                                                                K–12 Science Standards   Doomsday 2012              Cosmology Lecture-       the Classroom with           Astronomical
                                                                                                                             Tutorials                Spectroscopy                 Phenomena




                                                                                                                                                                                                           Updated July 21, 2010
 DETAILED SCHEDULE BY DAY: COSMOS IN THE CLASSROOM 2010
 WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 4, 2010 • SESSIONS LISTED BY LEAD PRESENTER
                 CRISTOL CHEMISTRY 140         UMC BALLROOM                 EATON 125                   EATON 135                  EATON 150                EATON 1B80                EATON 1B90             OTHER
7:30                                                                                                                                                                                                    Registration Desk
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Open
8:30 – 9:30      Solomon: A World
Morning          of Change: Climate
Joint Plenary    Yesterday, Today, and
Session 3        Tomorrow
9:30 – 10:00                                Coffee Break, Poster &
                                            Exhibit Viewing, Share-
                                            a-Thon
10:00 – 11:00                                                         Urquhart: Challenges        Shipman: Astronomy          Lyons: Get Out From      Sparks: Integrating the   Bruning: Teaching
1-Hour                                                                and Strategies of Lunar     as the Core Element for     Behind the Podium:       Galileoscope into the     Your First Astro 101
Workshops                                                             Phases in Introductory      Interdisciplinary Courses   Creating Your Own        College Classroom         Course: What They
                                                                      Astronomy: The Use of                                   Lecture-Tutorial-Style                             Don’t Tell You
                                                                      “Mental Model Building”                                 Activities that Work!
                                                                      Methodology and
                                                                      Scaffolding Tools in
                                                                      Teaching Lunar Phases
11:15 – 12:05                                                         Larsen: Students as         Morrison: Teaching          Slater: Multi-           Wynn-Williams: What       O’Donoghue:
Special                                                               Starry Messengers:          Astrobiology                Institutional            to Leave Out of Astro     Teaching Climate
Interest Group                                                        Engaging Astro 101                                      Collaborative            101                       Change
Discussions                                                           Students through Service-                               Astronomy Education
                                                                      Learning and Community                                  Research
                                                                      Engagement
12:05 – 1:15                                                                                                                                                                                            Lunch on your
                                                                                                                                                                                                        own
1:15 – 2:15                                                           Morrow: Using               Partridge: Dime-Store       Monowar-Jones:           Bennett: Mastering        Hufnagel: Innovative
1-Hour                                                                Kinesthetic Learning        Space Curvature             Using Observational      Astronomy: On-line        Strategies for
Workshops                                                             Techniques with College                                 Exercises in Online      Homework to Build         Empowering Your
                                                                      Students to Improve                                     Astronomy 101            Student Understanding     Students to Become
                                                                      Understanding of                                        Courses                                            Active, Responsible
                                                                      Spatially Rich Topics                                                                                      Learners
                                                                      Such as Seasons and
                                                                      Milankovitch Cycles
2:15 –2:45                                  Break, Poster & Exhibit
                                            Viewing, Share-a-Thon
3:00 – 4:00                                                                                       Petersen: You Can                                    Wynn-Williams:            Newbury: Concept
1-Hour                                                                                            Create a Podcast/                                    Stealth Physics 101:      Mapping in Astro 101
Workshops                                                                                         Vodcast                                              How to Teach Students
                                                                                                                                                       Important Bits of
                                                                                                                                                       Physics Under the
                                                                                                                                                       Guise of Teaching them
                                                                                                                                                       Astronomy
4:15 – 5:15      Slater (moderator),
Afternoon        Bruning (scribe): Tricks
Plenary          of the Trade: Effective
Session 3        Classroom Management
                 (An Open Microphone
                 Session)
5:15 – 6:15                                 Closing Discussions and
                                            “Rocky Mountain High”
                                            Happy Hour




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