2006 PKAL F21 National Assembly
Sunday Draft Agenda
October 6 - 8, 2006
DRAFT as of September 13, 2006
|Sunday, October 8, 2006|
In our "flat world," leaders are being challenged to "rise above the gathering storm," to work toward a "nation of innovators," and a "nation of learners." Given conversations about current collegial connections during the past two days of this assembly, discussions on this final day focus on the future, on the grand challenges facing leaders in undergraduate STEM, and of our individual and collective roles in shaping that future.
There will be an emerging consensus within the PKAL F21 community about what Project Kaleidoscope is to be about in the coming decade, given PKAL's persisting mission, vision of what works, and community of experienced and committed agents of change.
|7:00 - 8:00 am||EXPERIENTAL LEARNING EXERCISE Experiential Learning Exercises are an opportunity to experience and analyze practices, structures, and roles used by STEM leaders in transforming the learning environment.|
|8:00 - 9:30 am||BREAKFAST & NATIONAL STEERING COMMITTEE DISCUSSION
A kaleidoscopic perspective on PKAL's future: Grand challenges in undergraduate STEM education.
In this session, we will discuss two important topics concerning the future of PKAL:
We need your ideas, your sense of what priorities the new PKAL should have, and- perhaps most important- your commitment to whatever contributions YOU will make during the process of change ahead for PKAL in this "interesting" world of opportunity and challenge for undergraduate STEM education that is emerging.
|9:45 - 11:10 am||AT-THE-TABLE DISCUSSIONS
Taking personal responsibility to make a difference: Moving to action
Each F21 member describes a specific coming together action that s/he intends to implement in the next year.
|11:15 am - 12:00 pm|| PLENARY SESSION
Pointing the way...
Shaping a scholarly journey, at all career stages, requires asking critical questions about the future, about the
|12:00 pm||ASSEMBLY CONCLUDES|