Plenary V: Starting from Goals for Student Learning (Panel)

Motivating Students to Pursue Careers in STEM Fields
The 2003 PKAL Assemblies
What Works - What Matters - What Lasts: The Roles and Responsibilities of Leaders in Undergraduate STEM

Oberlin College
September 5 - 7, 2003

Plenary V: Panel
Starting from Goals for Student Learning

Saturday, September 6, 2003
1:30 - 2:15 pm

Moderator:
Norman L. Fortenberry, Director, Center for the Advancement of Scholarship on Engineering Education, National Academy of Engineering

Panelists:
Chris Craney, Associate Dean of the Faculty, Occidental College
Valgene L. Dunham, Associate Vice President for Grants, Contracts & Research Planning, Coastal Carolina University
Charlotte Borst, Dean of Arts and Sciences- Union College

Abstract:
From the point of understanding what has worked for students in preparing our alumni for careers in S&T fields, the disucssion moves to how to link the process of establishing goals for students learning (and of assessing progress toward achieving those goals) to the process of designing and implementing new courses and programs.