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Project Kaleidoscope (PKAL) — Advancing what works in STEM education

North Carolina PKAL Network

3rd North Carolina Regional Network Event

Promoting STEM Student Success, Engagement, and Retention
October 7, 2013
North Carolina A&T University
Greensboro, North Carolina

2013 NC PKAL Meeting Table Discussions

Meeting Schedule (as of 9/18/13)

On Monday Oct 7, 2013, the NC-PKAL meeting will run from 10:00 AM
until 4:30 PM and feature a two-hour morning workshop focusing on
motivation and engagement, a panel on student success and retention
criteria and a two hour afternoon workshop focusing on assessment strategies for continuous improvement.

9:00 am

Registration, Coffee and Conversation

10:00 am

Welcome and Introductions

10:10 am

Workshop: What Works - Motivating Student Engagement in STEM -
Promoting Student Success and Retention
Michelle L. Linster, Ph.D.
Dean, Division of Natural & Behavioral Sciences/Mathematics
Bennett College, Greenboro, NC

12:00 pm

Discipline Networking Lunch

1:00 pm


Panel Discussion: Student Success and Retention
Panelists: Harry Bass, Dean of Mathematics, Science &
Technology, Elizabeth City State University; Goldie Byrd,
Dean of Arts & Sciences, North Carolina A&T University;
Alison Morrison-Shetlar, Dean of Arts & Science, Elon University

2:10 pm

Workshop: What Works - Course and Program Assessment in STEM
C. Dianne Raubenheimer, Ph.D.
Director of Research, Planning and Assessment
Meredith College, Raleigh, NC

4:00 pm

Next Meeting Planning and Closing Remarks


If you have inquiries regarding the network, please contact Christina Shute (




















About PKAL Regional Networks

Main Event Page

Past Events

2013 Spring North Carolina PKAL Network Meeting in Conjunction with the North Carolina Academy of Science Annual Meeting
Pedagogical and Classroom Adaptations: SCALE-UP and Flipped Classrooms
April 5, 2013 at University of North Carolina Pembroke

Inaugural North Carolina PKAL Network Meeting
High Impact Teaching, Engaged Learning and Assessment in STEM
October 12, 2012 at Elon University