Agenda: 2014 SoCAL PKAL Regional Network Meeting

9:00 am

Coffee Social and Networking (Library Patio)

   

10:00 am

Library Facilities Open

   

10:20 am

Welcome
Dr. Brian Jersky
Dean, College of Science
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

   

10:25 am

Overview of PKAL and AAC&U
Dr. Christine Broussard
Professor of Biology
University of La Verne

   

10:30 am

Logistics
Dr. Michael Page
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

   

10:40 am

Designing Comprehensive Undergraduate STEM Education Reform
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Dr. Susan Elrod, Dean of the College of Science and Mathematics
California State University
, Fresno
Dr. Judy Botelho, Director, Center for Community Engagement
CSU Office of the Chancellor

Dr. Bidushi Bhattacharya, Director of Sponsored Research
& Science Liaison
W.M. Keck Science Department
Claremont McKenna, Pitzer, and Scripps Colleges

   

11:30 am

Break

   

11:45 am

Examining Curricular Frameworks at Our Universities
Small Groups Facilitated by various PKAL/KECK team members

   

12:30 pm

Lunch (Bronco Student Center)

   

1:40 pm

Connecting Diverse Stakeholders to Scale-Up and Scaffold
Undergraduate Research: Developing Blueprints for Student,
Faculty, and Institutional Success

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Dr. Elizabeth Ambos
Executive Officer
Council on Undergraduate Research

   

2:30 pm

Break

   

2:45 pm

Examining Aspects of Undergraduate Research at Our Universities

Concurrent Breakouts:

A) Departments as units of change in undergraduate research experiences
Dr. Jay Brewster, Associate Provost & Professor of Biology
Pepperdine University

B) Integrating scientific inquiry and reasoning skills across the curriculum
Dr. Christine Broussard, Professor of Biology
University of La Verne

C) Building student research into upper division courses
Dr. Jodye I. Selco, Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

D) Improving the efficacy of faculty mentors
Dr. Winny Dong, Professor, Professor of Chemical
and Materials Engineering
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Jill P. Adler-Moore, Ph.D., Professor of Biology
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

   

3:30 pm

Closing and Event Assessment

   

4:00 pm

Adjourn