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Program

Sunday, July 25

6:30-7:00 PM Icebreaker at KMC, Lava Lounge

7:00-9:00 PM Volcano monitoring exercise (Materials: Opening Jigsaw Data (PowerPoint 13.2MB Jul27 10))

Monday, July 26

[Learning more about where VEPP data comes from and what it all means]

7:00-8:00 AM Breakfast

8:00-9:00 AM Workshop introduction

9:00-10:00 AM HVO "Monday Morning Meeting" staff briefing

10:00 AM-5:00 PM Tour of Hawaiian Volcano Observatory followed by field trip with Don Swanson to Mauna Ulu (box lunch)

6:00-7:00 PM
Dinner

7:00-8:00 PM
"Overview of Volcano Monitoring and VEPP Website" Mike Poland, USGS - Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (Materials: Presentation (PowerPoint 17.5MB Jul27 10), Movie - Pu'u 'O'o uplift (required for presentation) ( 27.4MB Jul27 10))

8:00-8:15 PM
Daily Roadcheck

8:15-9:00 PM Visit to the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory to view summit eruptive vent (optional)

Tuesday, July 27

[How do we help support our students to learn about VEPP?]

7:00-8:00 AM Breakfast

8:00-8:30 AM Updates and feedback regarding VEPP Web site (Materials: Morning Brief 1 (PowerPoint 730kB Jul27 10), Morning Brief 2 (PowerPoint 43kB Jul27 10))

8:30-10:00 AM
Innovative Approaches to Teaching and Learning
  • 8:30 - 9:00 AM "Innovative Approaches to Teaching in a Large Lecture Classroom" Rachel Teasdale, California State University, Chico (Materials: Presentation (PowerPoint 3.6MB Jul27 10))
  • 9-9:10 "Bloom's Taxonomy, Active Learning at Every Level" Kim West, University of Saskatchewan (Materials: Presentation (PowerPoint 343kB Jul27 10))
  • 9:10-9:20 "Lecture Tutorials: A Method to Increase Interactivity during Lecture" Karen Kortz, Community College of Rhode Island (Materials: Presentation (PowerPoint 746kB Jul27 10))
  • 9:20-9:30 "Keeping Students Engaged Using Current Events" Michael Johnson, Monroe Community College (Materials: Presentation (PowerPoint 6MB Jul27 10))
  • 9:30- 10:00 Large Group Discussion and Q & A (Materials: Discussion Summary (Microsoft Word 32kB Jul28 10))
10:00-10:30 AM Break

10:30-11:30 AM Gallery Walk (Materials: Discussion Summary (Microsoft Word 27kB Jul28 10))

11:30 AM-12:00PM Reflection on Project Goals, Helpful information for writing strong content goals, Another helpful website linking active verbs to Bloom's Taxonomy

12:00-1:00 PM
Lunch

1:00-2:00 PM Assessment of Goals and Report Back

2:00-3:30 PM Application of real-time and near-real-time data in the classroom
  • 2:00-2:30 PM "Why Do We Want to Teach Real-Time Data?" Kaatje Kraft, Mesa Community College at Red Mountain (Materials: Presentation (PowerPoint 1.3MB Jul27 10))
  • 2:30-2:40 PM "USGS Water Data and Flood Frequency Analysis" Susan Schwartz, University of California, Santa Cruz (Materials: Presentation (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 3.2MB Jul27 10))
  • 2:40-2:50 PM "Getting Non-Majors Excited about Geology Using On-Line Earthquake Data from Volcanoes" Juk Bhattacharyya, University of Wisconsin, Whitewater (Materials: Presentation (PowerPoint 5.8MB Jul27 10))
  • 2:50-3:00 PM "Using Online and Near Real-time Tide Gauge and Earthquake Catalog Data in Homework and Lab Assignments" Jascha Polet, California State Polytechnical University, Pomona (Materials: Presentation (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 5.2MB Jul28 10))
  • 3:00-3:30 PM Large Group Discussion and Q & A
3:30-4:30 PM Break + Poster Sessions

4:30-5:30 PM
Small group breakout session brainstorms focusing on using real- and near-real-time data in the classroom

5:30-5:45 PM
Daily Roadcheck

6:00-7:00 PM
Dinner and free time

7:00-8:00 PM
"Monitoring Remote Volcanoes: Lessons from the Galapagos" Dennis Geist, University of Idaho (Materials: Presentation ( 10.3MB Aug6 10))

8:00-8:15 PM
Orientation to lava viewing, Mike Poland, USGS - Hawaiian Volcano Observatory

8:15-9:00 PM Visit to the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory to view summit eruptive vent (optional)

Wednesday, July 28

[Teaching Volcanology and Using VEPP Data in our Classrooms]

3:30-8:30 AM Field trip to view lava flows

8:30-9:30 AM Breakfast & Break

9:30-10:00 AM VEPP Boot camp I - how to use the VEPP Web site

10:00-10:30 AM
Updates and feedback regarding VEPP Web site

10:30-12:00 AM
Teaching volcanology
  • 10:30-10:45: "The 2010 Eruption of Cotopaxi That Never Happened" Karen Harpp, Colgate University (Materials: Presentation, (PowerPoint 76.6MB Jul28 10) [link http://classes.colgate.edu/kharpp/volc_crisis/ 'Website for the monitoring crisis simulation.'])
  • 10:45-11:00: Responses to and Experiences with the Harpp et al. "VDAP" exercise (Materials: Discussion Notes (Microsoft Word 31kB Jul31 10))
  • 11:00-11:10: "Time-Series Analysis of the Pu'u 'O'o-Kupaianaha eruption (1983-2009), Kilauea Volcano, Hawai'i: Crustal Processes" Andrew Greene, University of Hawai'i at Manoa (Materials: Presentation (PowerPoint 13MB Jul28 10))
  • 11:10-11:20: "Experiencing Volcanoes using Google Earth" Lyn Gualtieri, Cascadia Community College (Materials: Presentation (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 1MB Jul28 10))
  • 11:20-11:30: Using the VEPP Website in an Online, M.Ed. Course" Eliza Richardson, Pennsylvania State University (Materials: Class Website - see Flash videos near bottom of page)
  • 11:30-12 PM: Q & A, large group discussion

12:00-12:45 PM
Lunch

12:45-1:15 PM VEPP Boot camp II - how to use the VEPP Web site

1:15-2:30 PM Opportunity to work on VEPP teaching activity

2:30-3:30 PM
Break + Poster Session

3:30-4:30 PM
Gather by population type, share ideas, form groups as needed

4:30-5:00 PM
Daily Roadcheck

5:00-6:00 PM Use Time as Needed: Facilitators on hand for questions and assistance

6:00-7:00 PM
Dinner

7:00-8:00 PM
Use Time as Needed: Facilitators on hand for questions and assistance.

8:00-9:00PM
Visit to Hawaiian Volcano Observatory for viewing of summit eruptive vent (optional)

Thursday, July 29

[Writing and Revising]

7:00-8:00 AM Breakfast

8:00-8:30 AM Updates and feedback regarding VEPP Web site

8:30-9:00 AM
VEPP Boot camp III - how to use the VEPP Web site

9:00 AM-12:00 PM
Use Time as Needed: Facilitators on hand for questions and assistance

12:00-1:00 PM Lunch

1:00-2:30 PM Use Time as Needed: Facilitators on hand for questions and assistance

2:30-2:45 PM Break

2:45-3:45 PM Exchange Peer Review feedback

3:45-4:00 PM
Daily Roadcheck

4:00-8:30 PM
Dinner and free time in Hilo

Friday, July 30

[Project Presentations]

7:00-8:00 AM Breakfast

8:00 AM-12:00 PM Use Time as Needed: Facilitators on hand for questions and assistance

12:00-12:30 PM Lunch

12:30-1:00 PM Reimbursement paperwork

1:00-1:15 PM Password contest results

1:15-3:30 PM Presentation of final products

3:30-3:40 PM Break

3:40-3:50 PM Wrap-up: Sharing our products with the community (Materials: End of Workshop Wrap-up (Microsoft Word 22kB Jul31 10) 'Discussion Notes')

3:50-4:00 PM Final evaluation

4:00 PM Workshop Officially Ends. Transportation to the airport will be provided for participants needing to depart on Friday night

5:00-6:00 PM Dinner

Saturday, July 31

Transportation will be provided to the Hilo airport for all attendees who are departing on Saturday morning.

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