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Agenda for 
New Media Classroom Workshop
Pembroke Hill School
June 19-23, 2000
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Monday, June 19
Tuesday, June 20
Wednesday, June 21
Thursday, June 22
Friday, June 23
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Monday, June 19

8:15 - 8:45 a.m.:    Continental Breakfast

8:45 - 9:00 a.m.:    Welcome.  Carl Schulkin and Gloria Dickinson, Workshop Co-Leaders.

9:00 - 9:30 a.m.:     Participant Introductions. Peter Zilliox will take pictures with

a digital camera.  Participants will be asked to give their name, their school, and
briefly describe the courses they teach. They will also be asked to share the word
that best describes their relationship to the new technology and a brief anecdote
about their teaching.

9:30 - 10:00 a.m.:   Introduction to the Workshop and Workshop Topics.

Carl Schulkin, Workshop Co-Leader.

10:00 - 10:45 a.m.:   Introduction to Speakeasy Cafe:
Synchronous and Asynchronous Writing.
Gloria Dickinson, Workshop Co-Leader.

10:45 - 11:00 a.m.:   Morning Break

11:00 - 12:15 p.m.:   Reflective Writing Exercise.

11:00 - 11:20 a.m.:   Write and post to our local forum.

11:20 - 11:45 a.m.:   Read each other's reflections.

11:45 - 12:15 noon:  Discuss postings.

12:15 - 12:45 p.m.:   Lunch

12:45 - 1:00 p.m.:     Introduction to Inquiry and Archive Activities.

Gloria Dickinson and Carl Schulkin, Workshop Co-Leaders

1:00 - 2:15 p.m.:       Divide into groups (as assigned) and complete one of the following activities:

2:15 - 2:30 p.m.:      Afternoon Break

2:30 - 3:30 p.m.:      Discussion of Inquiry and Archive Activities.

3:30 - 3:50 p.m.:      Brief Introduction to (or Review of) Search Engines

3:50 - 4:00 p.m.:      Feedback from participants.  What went well?  What did not?

What other important concerns do we need to address?

Assignment for Tuesday:  Read Jonathan Bassett, "Keeping a Perspective on

Computer Technology," OAH Magazine of History (Summer 1998), pp 74-76;
and  Randy Bass, introduction and section entitled "The Contexts of Good
Learning" in Engines of Inquiry. Teaching, Technology, and Lerner-Centered
Approaches to Culture and History, Section I, pp 1-6b.

4:00 p.m.: Informal Get Together: Wine and Cheese

Tuesday, June 20

8:15 - 8:45 a.m.:       Continental Breakfast

8:45 - 9:15 a.m.:       Discussion of "Keeping a Perspective on Computer Technology" and

"The Contexts of Good Learning."   Carl Schulkin

9:15 - 10:45 a.m.:  Web Site Evaluation and Lesson Planning.  Carl Schulkin

10:45 - 11:00 a.m.:   Morning Break

11:00 - 12:15 noon:     Posting and Sharing of Inquiry Lesson Plans

12:15 - 12:45 p.m.:   Lunch

12:45 -  1:15 p.m.:     Using PowerPoint in the Classroom: A Demonstration Lesson.

Gloria Dickinson

URLS and CD-ROMs for Africana Studies and World History

1:15 - 2:30 p.m.:   PowerPoint Tutorial: Design Your Own Presentation.

Gloria Dickinson

2:30 - 2:45 p.m.:       Afternoon Break

2:45 - 4:00 p.m.:     Dynamic Syllabi

4:00 - 4:15 p.m.:       Introduction to Selected CD-ROMs

Optional:   Participants who would like to explore any of the CD-ROMs are welcome
to stay or borrow one of the CD-ROMs to take home.

Assignment for Wednesday:  Read Randy Bass, Engines of Inquiry, sections entitled

"Distributing Responsibility for Learning" and "Tools for Authentic Inquiry:
The Novice in the Archive," Section I, pp 6b-10; Section II, pp 1-5t.

If you have an assignment sheet or syllabus which you would like to post to the World Wide Web, bring it with you on Wednesday.


Wednesday, June 21

8:15 - 8:45 a.m.:       Continental Breakfast

8:45 - 9:15 a.m.:      Discussion of "Distributing Responsibility for Learning" and "The

Novice in the Archive."

9:15 - 10:30 a.m.:   Design Your Own Web Site: Part I.    Carl Schulkin and Peter Zilliox

10:30 - 10:45 a.m.:   Morning Break

10:45 - 12:15 p.m.:     Design Your Own Web Site: Part II.

12:15 - 12:45 p.m.:   Lunch

12:45 - 2:45 p.m.:    Scanning, Sizing and Manipulating Images.   Michael Pesselato

2:45 - 3:00 p.m.:     Afternoon Break

3:00 - 4:15 p.m.:     Finish designing your Web pages and post them to Tripod.Com .

Assignment for Thursday:   Randy Bass, Engines of Inquiry, sections on

"Dialogic Learning: Students in Conversation," "Active Reading and
Constructive Learning" and "Public Knowledge and Student Accountability,"
Section II, pp 5t-11;   Section III, pp 1-3b.


Thursday, June 22

8:15 - 8:45 a.m.:        Continental Breakfast

8:45 - 10:45 a.m.:       A Sample Multi-Media Unit: Up South: The Beginnings

of the Great Migration

10:45 - 11:00 a.m.:     Morning Break

11:00 - 12:00 noon:    Work individually or with a partner on New Media Lesson Plans

for the 2000-2001 School Year.

12:00 - 12:30 p.m.:     Lunch

12:30 - 2:45 p.m.:       Work individually or with partner on New Media Lesson Plans

for the 2000-2001 School Year.

2:45 - 3:00 p.m.:        Afternoon Break

3:00 - 4:15 p.m.:         Discussion of progress and difficulties encountered in redesigning

courses.    Post a preliminary reflection on your progress and your plans to
overcome the difficulties you have encountered to the forum.

       Go to the SpeakEasy Cafe

Assignment for Friday:   Read Randy Bass, Engines of Inquiry, sections on

"Reflective and Critical Thinking" and "Technology and the Ecology
of Courses," Section II, pp 3b-8.    Come prepared to share your questions
and concerns about how to integrate the New Media lessons into your
courses during the coming year.


Friday, June 23

8:15 - 8:45 a.m.:     Continental Breakfast

8:45 - 9:45 a.m.:    Implementation of New Media Lessons During the Coming Year.

Carl Schulkin and Gloria Dickinson


9:45 a.m. - 12:00:      Work on New Media Lesson Plans (take a break on your own)

12:00 - 12:30 p.m.:     Lunch

12:30 - 2:30 p.m.:       Informal Sharing and Continued Planning

2:30 - 2:45 p.m.:        Afternoon Break

2:45 - 3:45 p.m.:         Final Discussion and Evaluation

Your link to our support group for teaching with technology

3:45 p.m.:    Fond Good-Byes! (Until We Meet Again!)

              Participants wishing to obtain graduate credit from the Continuing Education Division of the UMKC School of Education will be required to complete all work assigned during the summer workshop, attend both half-day follow-up meetings during the 2000-2001 school year, and submit two detailed lesson plans, each to be accompanied by an essay of at least 750 words documenting student responses to the lesson.

Tentative List of Web Sites for First Follow-Up Meeting: November 11, 2000

A Web site created and maintained by high school students:

South Burlington High School African American Literature Web Site

A Web site created and maintained by college students:

Toni Morrison Home Page

A Gateway site to electronic texts:

African American Writers: On-Line E-Texts