12:30 Welcome, Lisa Chirlian, Science Education
Coordinator, Bryn Mawr College
12:35 Ali Erkan, Department of Computer Science, Swarthmore College
"D2W: A program to automatically generate
web pages for distribution of course material"
12:55 Victor Donnay, Department of Mathematics, Bryn Mawr College
"Evolving Pedegogy in Mathematics"
1:15 Julio de Paula, Department of Chemistry, Haverford College
"The Chemistry of the Biosphere: An Advanced
General Chemistry Course with Focus on Applications to Biology, Medicine,
Materials Science and the Environment"
1:35 Juan Burciaga, Department of Physics, Bryn Mawr College
"A Short Course in Experimental Philosophy: Redefining the Introductory
Physics Laboratory Experience"
2:00 Discussion Groups (select one)
"Strategies for Recruiting and Retaining Students
from Underrepresented Groups"
facilitator: Kathleen Siwicki, Department of Biology, Swarthmore College
"Becoming a Major: Helping Students Make the Transition from Introductory
Courses to Discipline Specific Study"
facilitator: Juan Burciaga,, Department of Physics, Bryn Mawr College
2:30 Break/informal conversation
2:50 Steve Wang, Department of Mathematics and
Statistics, Swarthmore College
"Save the Equation for Last"
3:10 Sara Hiebert Burch, Department of Biology, Swarthmore College
"Facts and More Facts: Using General
Principles to Make Sense of Detail in Biology"
3:30 Walter Smith, Department of Physics, Haverford
"Using Songs for Teaching Science and Math
at the College Level"
3:50 Discussion Group
"Enhancing the Senior Experience: Strategies for Collaboration"
facilitator: Michelle Francl, Department of Chemistry, Bryn Mawr College
4:30 Break/informal conversationfuture directions