Midwest-Great Plains Regional Network - Internal

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Midwest-Great Plains Regional Network - Internal

This group is being used for the planning committee of the Midwest and Great Plains network. A group to facilitate interactions between all network members will be available soon. If you request to join this group you will be notified when the public group is available.

The MWGP Network plans to foster change in UG Life Sciences education throughout the 12 state region (IA, IL, IN, KA, MO, MN, MO, ND, NE, OH, OK, SD, WI).  this map shows PULSE members in this region, with Yellow presenting members from research universities; Red, regional/ comprehensive universities; Blue, liberal arts colleges; Purple, 2 year colleges; Green, other.

Members: 23
Latest Activity: Dec 11, 2014

Group site information

Welcome MWGP founding members!  we are so very glad you are joining us in our efforts to expand the conversation about UG life sciences education and catalyze change !

We plan to use this page to provide information and communications regarding the MWGP regional network activities.  The page is currently under construction.  

Any group member can start a discussion thread.  we will begin posting threads to work on planning for the June meeting.  The dates are Jun 6-8 2014 in St. Louis MO.

Discussion Forum

Reading resources

Started by Sharon Klavins Apr 29, 2014. 0 Replies

I've created folders in our Dropbox for topics that seem to be relevant to the different sessions we are planning (e.g., metacognition, assessment of teaching, assessment of learning, etc.) and have…Continue

Tags: meeting, June, Readings

Team development for the meeting

Started by Kathryn G. Miller. Last reply by Elena Bray Speth Feb 26, 2014. 2 Replies

Please add information about your teems.  if you provide email addresses and get them to join the PULSE community, i can invite them to the group.  Continue

Groups for planning the June 6-8 meeting sessions

Started by Kathryn G. Miller. Last reply by Kathryn G. Miller Feb 26, 2014. 3 Replies

Groups to work on sessions/plans for the June meeting:1.  Student engagement and involvement:  what is their role in our meeting?  How to get them on-board with change?Michael Kelrick,Caroline…Continue

Inspiring and motivating change, Sharing success stories and expertise

Started by Karen Klyczek. Last reply by Sharon Klavins Feb 21, 2014. 1 Reply

Our group (Kathy, Rosa, Steve M and I) worked on a session to inspire and motivate change by having participants share their successes, which also should facilitate collaborations by identifying…Continue

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Comment by Kathryn G. Miller on February 8, 2014 at 2:44pm

Please see list of groups for meeting agenda development.  

GROUPS:  please designate one person to write a short summary of what was discussed at the Jan meeting and create a discussion thread.  Then others can add in the various additional ideas, planning.  

Comment by Sharon Klavins on February 3, 2014 at 10:51pm

After working through the rubric, our department at UW - Platteville identified assessment and student metacognition. as two focus areas.  The dpt. chair in particular hopes to hear what challenges other dpts. are facing and what's working with respect to assessment.


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Comment by Kathryn G. Miller on January 18, 2014 at 11:16am

Please add discussion threads to rise issues and topics that are of interest to you or that you believe need to be addressed as we move forward.  

 
 
 

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