scientific literacy

Lamberts, William WLamberts at CSBSJU.EDU
Thu Feb 4 12:06:41 EST 1999


Just to add my two cents:  some of you may be interested in the conference
listed below entitled "Biologists, Science Educators and Preparing Future
Teachers: Toward Literacy in Plant Biology"  For more information on Project
Kaleidoscope, go to http://www.pkal.org


William Lamberts
Department of Biology
College of St Benedict/St John's University
Collegeville, MN 56321

wlamberts at csbsju.edu
320-363-3160
fax: 363-3202
http://www.users.csbsju.edu/~wlambert/

> February 4, 1999
> 
> --------------------------------------
>  UPCOMING PROJECT KALEIDOSCOPE EVENTS
> --------------------------------------
>    
> The PKAL Undergraduate Faculty Enhancement Workshops, supported by a grant
> from the National Science Foundation, EHR - Division of Undergraduate
> Education, provide undergraduate SME&T faculty and their administrative
> colleagues with:
>    
> * new ideas about effective pedagogies and uses for emerging technologies
> * hands-on experience with reforms of demonstrated and documented success
> * materials to adapt in their own environment
> * insights about the process of developing, implementing, and evaluating
> reforms
> * connections to others with a common commitment to strengthening the
> learning environment for all students
> * an external network of support for their efforts.   
> 
> -----------------------------------
>  PKAL 10TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
> ----------------------------------- 
> 	"Celebrating and Anticipating a Decade of Reform"
> 	(In conjunction with the 1999 F21 National Assembly)
> 	University of Maryland, College Park, MD
> 	October 21 - 24, 1999
> 
> --------------------------------
>  1999 SPRING & SUMMER WORKSHOPS
> --------------------------------
> *	"K-16 Connections: Designing K-12/Undergraduate Partnerships to 
> 	Enhance Science and Mathematics Learning of All Students"	
> 	In Collaboration with the Oregon Collaborative for Excellence 
> 	in the Preparation of Teachers (OCEPT)
> 	George Fox University, Newberg, OR
> 	May 7 - 9 
> 
> *  	"Transforming Undergraduate Engineering Programs Using Interactive
> 	Technology"
> 	Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY
> 	June 4 - 6
> 
> *	"Environmental Studies: Considering Structural and Programmatic Options 
> 	for Environmental Studies Programs"
> 	Brown University, Providence, RI
> 	June 18 - 20
> 
> *	"Technology and Interdisciplinary Programs: Integrating New Technologies
> 
> 	and Pedagogical Approaches into SME&T Programs for Majors and
> Non-Majors"
> 	James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA
> 	June 25 - 27 
> 
> *	"Seminar on Facilities for the Future"
> 	Preceding the 1999 SCUP International Conference and Expo, Atlanta, GA
> 	July 24 
> 
> *	"Biologists, Science Educators and Preparing Future Teachers: 
> 	Toward Literacy in Plant Biology"
> 	In Collaboration with the Coalition for Education in the Life Sciences 
> 	(CELS) and the XVI International Botanical Congress, St. Louis, MO
>    	July 30 - August 1 
> 
> ---------------------------
>  1999 WORKSHOPS: DATES TBA
> --------------------------- 
> *	"Planning Facilities for Undergraduate Science and Mathematics"
> 	Davidson College, Davidson, NC
>   
> *	"Biochemistry"
> 	Location: TBA
>   
> *	"K-16 Initiatives" 
> 	Punahou School, Honolulu, HI
> 
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>  INVITATIONAL ROUNDTABLES
> --------------------------
>   
> * 	"Assessment of Institutional and Programmatic Reform"
> 	Clark Atlanta University, Atlanta, GA
>   
> *	"SME&T Facilities for the Future "
> 	The Salk Institute, La Jolla, CA
> 
> *	"Costing and Financing Undergraduate SME&T"
> 	Hope College, Holland, MI
> 
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>  FOR MORE INFORMATION
> ----------------------  
> More information is available on PKAL's Web Site at: 
> 
> 	http://www.pkal.org 
> 
> 
> ------------------------------
> Project Kaleidoscope
> 1730 Rhode Island Avenue, NW
> Suite 803
> Washington, DC  20036
> Ph:  202-232-1300
> Fax: 202-331-1283
> pkal at pkal.org
> http://www.pkal.org
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> 
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