Chairs +1 Conference #2

College Park Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
Hyattsville, Maryland
March 10-11, 2017

Conference hashtag: #TPSE2017

Broadening the Discussion: a follow-up to the October 2016 Chairs +1 conference 

This event is made possible through the generosity of
 
Carnegie Corporation of New York,
the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, and the National Science Foundation.

TENTATIVE AGENDA

Friday, March 10

8:30-9:00
Welcome and TPSE Math Overview
Brit Kirwan & Phillip Griffiths

SESSION 1: UPPER-DIVISION PATHWAYS

9:00-9:30
Introduction
Uri Treisman
Tanya Garcia (invited)

9:30-10:45
Breakouts, Part 1: departmental leader perspectives on strengthening upper-division pathways

11:00-12:15
Breakouts, Part 2: on support needed from professional associations and others to implement strategies discussed in Part 1

12:30-1:30
Plenary Session (working lunch): Reports & Discussion

SESSION 2: BROADENING GRADUATE EDUCATION

1:30-2:00
The National Academies’ Revitalizing Graduate STEM Education for the 21st Century project: Input from the Math Community
Alan Leshner & Layne Scherer

2:00-2:30
Breakouts: Small group discussions

2:30-3:00
Plenary Session: Reports & Discussion

3:15-3:45
Introduction to Workshops
Michael Vogelius & Dean Evasius

3:45-5:00
Workshops

  1. Institutionalizing Broader Participation in the Mathematical Sciences
    led by Edray Goins, David Goldberg, Phil Kutzko, Maria Noronha
  2. Teaching Math / Teaching Students: Reconceptualizing professional development for teaching
    led by Dave Kung & Natasha Speer
  3. Introducing the BIG Math Network: practical ideas to connect academic departments with Business, Industry and Government
    led by Rachel Levy
  4. Linking lower-division and upper-division pathways [working title]
    led by Rick Miranda & Dean Allison
  5. Teaching at a Community College: What Graduate Students Need To Be Prepared
    led by Laura Watkins

5:00-5:30
Plenary Session: Reports & Discussion

Saturday, March 11

SESSION 3: NEW TEACHING STRATEGIES 

9:00-9:15
Introduction
Karen Saxe

9:15-10:45
Workshops, Part 1:

  1. SEMINAL – Student Engagement in Mathematics through a Network on Active Learning [working title]
    led by Michael O'Sullivan, David Grant, Allan Donsig
  2. Corequisite Remediation and Math Pathways
    led by Tristan Denley
  3. How to Increase Cognitive and Affective Gains in Student Performance
    led by Autar Kaw
  4. Mathematics Pathways: The Right Math for the Right Student at the Right Time
    led by Frank Savina
  5. Modernizing Math Pathways for Student Success: Network Nationally and Plan Locally
    led by David May & Heather Ortiz
  6. Teaching Mathematics Using Inquiry
    led by Christine von Renesse
  7. Developing a Strategic Plan to Create a More Inclusive and Welcoming Department
    led by Darryl Yong
  8. Promoting Student Engagement with the MAA Instructional Practices Guide
    led by Linda Braddy & Doug Ensley

11:00-12:30
Workshops, Part 2 (same workshops, different participants)

12:45-2:00
Plenary Session (working lunch): Open Discussion & Closing Remarks