2012 Agenda

Part I: General Overview
8 – 8:30     
  • Registration and continental breakfast
8:30 – 9:00    
  • Table discussions: What do we mean by “transfer,” and how do we measure it?  (Audrey Kleinsasser)
  • Conference overview, plus intro to formal respondents
  • Prep work 
9 – 9:15
  • Brief overview of Common Core State Standards (Leslie Rush)

9:15 – 10:00  
10 – 10:15     Break

Part II: Using writing in the disciplines to teach transfer of learning
10:15 - 11     

11 – 11:45     

11:45 – 12:30 Lunch and guided discussion

Part III: Teaching for vertical transference
12:30 – 1:15  
  • Local evidence about vertical transference (Paul Primrose/Hillary Herron, Joyce Stewart/Rick Fisher)
  • Formal response and application time
1:15 – 2:00    
  • Focused work time and group discussion: what ideas emerge from this process? 
Part IV: Looking ahead – What might these ideas mean for education?
2 – 3:00        
  • “Quest-based” online class (Christi Boggs)
  • Ipads, mobile learning, and 21st-Century skills (London Jenks)
  • Place-based/experiential learning (Stephanie Lewis)
3 – 3:15     
  • Final wrap-up, announcements, door prizes, and evaluation

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