Schedule

Saturday, June 11th

12-1:30            Connect laptops to Beloit College network—–Science Center Atrium

1:30             Welcome, Introductions, and Overview—–Science Center 150

John R. Jungck, BioQUEST Curriculum Consortium
Ethel Stanley, BioQUEST, Beloit College
Sam Donovan, University of Pittsburgh
Kristin Jenkins, NESCent and BioQUEST, Beloit College

Student workshop assistants: Savannah Huston, Erika Moen, and Jourdan Posner

Phase I – During this two day phase, we will explore data, tools, and resources through collaborative problem solving. Participants will develop a poster to present their question and preliminary findings on Monday morning.

2:00-3:30            Session A

Group 1: Exploratory Data Analysis —–SC 450

  • Claudia Neuhauser, University of Minnesota Rochester
  • Tony Weisstein, Truman State University

Group 2: Bioinformatics and Tree Thinking —–SC 340

  • Vicky Schneider,  European Bioinformatics Institute
  • Kristin Jenkins, NESCent
  • Ethel Stanley, Beloit College

4:00-5:30            Session B

Group 1: Cyberlearning —–SC 340

  • Sam Donovan, University of Pittsburgh
  • Kurt Zimmer, University of Pittsburgh

Group 2: Exploratory Data Analysis —–SC 450

  • Claudia Neuhauser, University of Minnesota Rochester
  • Tony Weisstein, Truman State University

6:00           Wine and hors d’oeuvres—–President’s Dining Room

6:30            Dinner—–President’s Dining Room

7:30            25 Years of BioQUEST Faculty Workshops

  • John R. Jungck, Beloit College

Sunday, June 12th

8:00 AM            Breakfast at Commons

9:00-10:45            Session C

Group 1: Bioinformatics and Tree Thinking —–SC 340

  • Vicky Schneider, European Bioinformatics Institute
  • Kristin Jenkins, NESCent
  • Ethel Stanley, Beloit College

Group 2: Cyberlearning —–SC 347

  • Sam Donovan, University of Pittsburgh
  • Kurt Zimmer, University of Pittsburgh

10:45-11:15            Break

11:15-12:00  Phase I Project—–SC 349

Session Leaders Panel

Group formation

12:00-1:30            Lunch at Commons

1:30–3:30            Group Work Session—–SC 340, 347

BioQUEST Board Meeting–SC 349

3:30-4:00             Break

4:00-5:00             Group Work Session–SC 340, SC 347

BioQUEST Staff Meeting–SC 349

5:00                        Dinner at Commons

6:30-8:00            Group Work Session—–SC 340, 347

Monday, June 13th

8:00 AM            Breakfast at Commons

9:00-10:00            Preparation for Electronic Poster Session–SC 340

10:00-11:30            Poster Presentations—–SC Atrium

11:30-1:00            Lunch at Commons

1:00-2:30           Skype EBI Session–SC 349

  • Vicky Schneider, European Bioinformatics Institute

2:30-3:00            Break

3:00-5:00            Biology Learners and Education in the 21st Century–SC 349

  • Oakwood University Interdisciplinary Modules
  • PlantIT Cases

Phase II – During the second phase of the workshop, participants will work on white papers.

5:30                        Dinner at Commons

6:30-8:30            White Paper Groups—–SC 340, 347

Group formation and resource exploration

Sign up to meet with Curriculum Project staff on Tuesday—–SC 349

Tuesday, June 14th

8:00 AM            Breakfast at Commons

9:00-11:30            White Paper Groups—–SC 340, 347

Meet with Curriculum Project staff—–SC 349

Group Project work time—–SC 340, 347

11:30-12:30            Lunch at Commons

2:00-3:00            Group project work time—–SC 340, 347

3:00                        Break

3:30-5:00            How People Learn–SC 349

  • Don Buckley, Quinnipiac University

5:30                        Pizza and Dessert at John Jungck’s

(730 Harrison Avenue, 3 blocks east of campus)

7:30-8:30            Presentations I—–SC 349

Wednesday, June 15th

8:00 AM            Breakfast at Commons

9:00-11:00            Presentations II—–SC 349

11:00-11:30            Beyond 2011—–SC 349

****Evaluations****

11:30-12:30            Lunch at Commons

Note: We will begin running a shuttle van to the bus station at 11:00 A.M. You should plan to arrive at the O’Hare airport at least 1.5 hours prior to departure. Van Galder Shuttle buses depart regularly for O’Hare Airport from South Beloit. Check http://www.vangalderbus.com/vgschedule.html to see when each bus departs Friday and when each bus arrives at O’Hare.