Agenda

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Holiday Inn Rosslyn
Arlington, Virginia
March 30 - April 1, 2017


Thursday, March 30
1:00PM - 5:00PM REGISTRATION AND NAME BADGE PICKUP
4:30PM - 5:00PM POSTER SESSION SET UP
5:00PM - 6:15PM POSTER SESSION
6:15PM - 6:30PM WELCOME AND MEETING GOALS
Janet Branchaw, LC Chairperson
7:00PM - 8:45PM NETWORKING DINNER

Friday, March 31
7:30AM - 8:30AM CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST AND INFORMAL POSTER SESSION
8:30AM - 8:45AM WELCOME AND MEETING GOALS
Janet Branchaw, LC Chairperson
8:45AM - 9:15AM WELCOME AND REMARKS
Dr. James Olds, Assistant Director for the Directorate for Biological Sciences of the National Science Foundation
9:15AM - 10:30AM PLENARY 1
   A) “Student Assessment and Evaluation of Undergraduate Research Experiences:”
   The Who, The What, and The Why”:
      Christine Pribbenow, PhD, LEAD Center Director
      Wisconsin Center for Education Research, http://lead.wceruw.org
   B) “Developing an Evaluation Framework and Pilot Testing an Electronic Data System”:
      Cecilia Speroni, PhD, Senior Researcher
      Mathematica Policy Research, www.mathematica-mpr.com
10:30AM - 10:45AM AM BREAK
10:45AM - 12:00PM PLENARY BREAK OUT DISCUSSION 1
(see postings for assignments)
Review the current version of the common assessment tool questions
Provide feedback on scales & questions
12:00PM - 12:30PM PLENARY 1 DISCUSSION REPORT OUT
12:30PM - 12:45PM Biology REU Site Updates and Overview
Dr. Sally O’Connor and Dr. Amanda Simcox, Program Directors at National Science Foundation
12:45PM - 1:30PM Networking Lunch and Informal Poster Session
1:30PM - 2:30PM PLENARY 2
   Communicating Science and Science Training:
      Ian Billick, PhD, Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory, www.rmbl.org
2:30PM - 3:45PM PLENARY 2 - BREAKOUT DISCUSSIONS
3:45PM - 4:00PM PM BREAK - LIGHT SNACKS, BEVERAGES, AND NETWORKING
4:00PM - 5:00PM PLENARY 2 TALK BREAKOUT DISCUSSION REPORTS
(see postings for assignments)
Discuss the plenary talk and how to incorporate what was presented into REU programs
5:00PM ADJOURN FOR DAY

Saturday, April 1
7:30AM - 8:30AM CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST & POSTER TAKE DOWN
8:30AM - 9:15AM BREAKOUT SESSION OF CHOICE
   Common REU Program Resources
   Establishing an International Component to your REU Program
   Culturally Responsive Mentoring
   Pre- and Post-REU Program Enrichment
   Evaluation of REU Student Learning
9:15AM - 10:00AM BREAKOUT SESSION OF CHOICE
   Common REU Program Resources
   Best and Cost Effective Practices in REU Program Administration
   Culturally Responsive Mentoring
   Pre- and Post-REU Program Enrichment
   Evaluation of REU Student Learning
10:00AM - 10:15AM AM BREAK - BEVERAGES AND LIGHT SNACK
10:15AM - 11:00AM BREAKOUT SESSION OF CHOICE
   Common REU Program Resources
   Best and Cost Effective Practices in REU Program Administration
   Culturally Responsive Mentoring
   Best Practices in Implementing Ethics Training
   Evaluation of REU Student Learning
11:00AM - 11:45AM BREAKOUT SESSION REPORT
11:45AM - 12:00PM MEETING ADJOURNED