Preliminary Program

2017 Capital PKAL Regional Network Conference
April 14, 2017 | Student Center Ballroom, Morgan State University

8:30-9:00 AM                    
REGISTRATION, BREAKFAST AND NETWORKING                  

9:00-9:15 AM                    
WELCOME                                                                                               

9:15-9:20 AM                     
INTRODUCTION OF SPEAKER
David Wilson, President, Morgan State University

9:15- 10:00 AM                
KEYNOTE ADDRESS                                                                               
Leadership and Collaboration Across Boundaries
Tuajuanda Jordan, President, St. Mary’s College of Maryland                                                                      

10:15-11:15 AM               
CONCURRENT SESSIONS I 

  1. Development and Assessment of a Six-Week, Authentic, Group Research Experience for Community College Students
    Laura E. Ott, William R. LaCourse, Kathleen Stolle-McAllister, and Philip Farabaugh, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
     
  2. Deconstructing Silos: Working With What You Have
    Mary Owens-Southall, Wanda McCoy, Delores Smith, and Mousumi Chattaraj, Coppin State University
     
  3. Integrating Climate Neutrality and Sustainability into the Stevenson University Residential Curriculum
    Kimberly Pause Tucker, Joseph Matanoski, and Bonnie Boyle McGahee, Stevenson University
     
  4. A Computational Approach to Molecular Biology Instruction
    Ahlam Tannouri and James Wachira, Morgan State University

11:15-11:30 AM                      
BREAK & POSTERS                                                                  

11:30-12:30                       
CONCURRENT SESSIONS II      

  1. Implementing a Broad Set of Effective, Collaborative Learning Techniques
    Joshua Grossman, St. Mary's College of Maryland
     
  2. Empowering Entrepreneurial Mindsets Through “Pathways to Innovation” Initiative at Loyola University Maryland
    Bahram Roughani, Robert Pond, Randall S. Jones, Suzanne Keilson, and William Friebele, Loyola University Maryland
     
  3. Interdisciplinary Education and Research in STEM Education
    Stephen Providence, Coppin State University
     
  4. Collaborative and Hands-on Approaches to Teaching Programming to STEM Majors
    Birol Ozturk, Morgan State University

12:30-1:45 PM                  
LUNCH, NETWORKING AND POSTERS SESSION                             

1:45-2:45 PM                    
CONCURRENT SESSIONS III      

  1. The ASCEND Summer Research Institute at Morgan State University: A course based model for student-centered, interdisciplinary, entrepreneurial research training in Health Sciences
    Christine F Hohmann and Avis Jackson, Morgan State University
     
  2. Bridge Building: A Partnership between the JMU Chemistry Department and Outreach and Engagement
    Iona Black, and Tomika Ferguson, James Madison University
     
  3. Revising Student Evaluations of Teaching
    Lorraine Valdez Pierce, Alexandria Zylstra, Mihai Boicu, and Howard Kurtz, George Mason University
     
  4. Journeys Through the Gallery and the Microscope: Teaching Visual Literacy Through Transdisciplinary Collaboration
    Joe Lucchesi, Cristin Cash, and Elizabeth Leininger, St. Mary's College of Maryland

2:45-3:15 PM                    
HOW TO GET INVOLVED WITH CAPITAL PKAL REGIONAL NETWORK        

3:15 -3:30 PM                   
CLOSING AND FINAL REMARKS                                                         
Kelly M. Mack, Vice President for Undergraduate STEM Education; and Executive Director, Project Kaleidoscope, Association of American Colleges and Universities