2015 Southern California PKAL Regional Network Meeting: Summary Agenda (as of 12/14)

Wicked Problems and STEM: Curriculum, High-Impact Practices, and Student Success

February 7, 2015
California State University-Fullerton
Fullerton, CA

 

9:00 - 10:00 a.m.              
Breakfast/Registration

10:00 - 10:15 a.m.          
Welcome

10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.            
Panel Discussion: Wicked Problems

Panel Part I (30 minutes + 15 minute Q/A)

  • HIV-Aids: Science, Society and Service
  • Ecology of Homelessness

15 minute break (Coffee)

Panel Part II (30 minutes + 15 minute Q/A)

  • WHO diseases, epidemiology & sociology
  • Grand Challenges: Sustainable L. A.

Wrap Up (15 minutes)

12:15 - 1:15 p.m.        
Lunch

1:15 – 3:00 p.m.
Breakout Sessions (20 minutes presentation/activity, 5 minutes questions, 5 minutes change)

1:15 - 1:45 pm.            
Breakout Sessions I

  • Value of  Education-based Research in the Classroom
  • Wicked Problems: Biostats
  • Grand Challenges: Sustainable L.A.
  • HIV-AIDS: Science, Society, & Service

1:45 - 2:15 p.m.            
Breakout Sessions II

  • Real-World Problems to Close the Achievement Gap
  • Research-based Lab Courses
  • The Ecology of Homelessness
  • Epidemiology & Sociology of WHO Marquis Diseases

2:15 - 2:45 p.m.              
Breakout Sessions III

  • Value of  Education-based Research in the Classroom
  • Wicked Problems: Biostats
  • The Ecology of Homelessness
  • Epidemiology & Sociology of WHO Marquis Diseases

2:45 - 3:15 p.m.             
Breakout Sessions IV

  • Real-World Problems to Close the Achievement Gap
  • Research-based Lab Courses
  • Grand Challenges: Sustainable L.A.
  • HIV-AIDS: Science, Society, & Service

3:15 p.m.               
Closing Remarks

3:30 p.m.             
Meeting Concludes