Thursday, August 7, 2008: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
102 D, Midwest Airlines Center
COS 77 - Active Learning in Education
8:00 AMMaking time for active learning using on-line video mini-lectures
Amy J. Prunuske, University of Wisconsin- Madison, Janet M. Batzli, University of Wisconsin- Madison, Evelyn A. Howell, University of Wisconsin- Madison, Sarah M. Miller, University of Wisconsin- Madison
8:20 AMUsing active learning methodologies in large-enrollment lecture classes to improve student performance: The experiment continues
Eliza Woo, SUNY-Stony Brook, Christopher R. Noto, SUNY-Stony Brook, Joan M. Miyazaki, SUNY-Stony Brook, Mark Jonas, SUNY-Stony Brook
8:40 AMModel-based learning to conceptualize complex biological systems
Jennifer L. Momsen, Michigan State University, Tammy Long, Michigan State University, Diane Ebert-May, Michigan State University
9:00 AMCreating ecological dynamics in the classroom through the use of learner-centered teaching activities
Loren B. Byrne, Roger Williams University
9:20 AMIntegrated ecology education: Research as service learning in undergraduate ecology labs
Jere Boudell, Clayton State University
9:40 AMBreak
9:50 AMProviding research opportunities to high school students in an ecology course
Peter A. Kish, Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics
10:10 AMEnhancing middle school ecosystem health education through hands-on experiences
Daniel Weber, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Mel Bromberg, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Jeanne Hewitt, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Louise Petering, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, David Petering, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
10:30 AMGrowing edges in education: Interdisciplinary teaching and research through international reciprocity
Robin R. Sears, The School for Field Studies, Paul Houlihan, The School for Field Studies, Katlyn Osgood, The School for Field Studies, Lili Batchelder, The School for Field Studies
10:50 AMThe importance of experiential education:  A case study of the Pacific Whale Foundation
Karolyn Braun, Pacific Whale Foundation

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