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NCN Workshop on Simulation-Based Learning: Exploring Semiconductors, Nanoelectronics, and Beginning Chemistry

by George B. Adams III, Krishna Madhavan, Sean Brophy, Alejandra J. Magana

NCN Workshop on Simulation-Based Learning

Workshop Attendees

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Photo by George Adams.

Back row (left to right): Shaikh Ahmed, Vladimir Gavrilenko, Mihai Dimian, Baudilio Tajerina, Ron Cosby, Scott Sinex, Arturo Ayon, Gerhard Klimeck, Claudia Luhrs, Tomekia Simeon, Tanya Faltens.

Front row (left to right): Franklin Nkansah, Suely Black, Hasina Haq, Sean Brophy, Krishna Madhavan, Stella Quinones, Alejandra Magana, Randy Libros, Edmund Ndip, Shueh-Ji Lee.

Not pictured: Dragica Vasileska, George Adams.



November 5 – 6, 2009
Big Ten Conference Headquarters and Meeting Center
Chicago, IL
ncn_education_workshop_nov_2009_part1.pdf (2 Mb, uploaded by Krishna Madhavan 5 years 1 week ago)

Workshop attendees will:

• employ the “How People Learn Framework” to design effective student learning experiences using www.nanoHUB.org;

• identify opportunities and the issues that attend the use of simulations in learning situations;

• identify how best to utilize nanoHUB.org in your curriculum; and

• identify how faculty have successfully incorporated nanoHUB.org into their curricula.


The workshop will include hands-on experience with semiconductor simulation tools on nanoHUB and discuss proven practices for using nanoHUB resources to reach classroom goals.


FINAL Workshop Agenda

November 5, 2009 – Meetings at the Conference Hotel

1:00 – 5:00pm Participants arrive at the Hotel
5:30 – 6:15pm Registration
6:15 – 6:30pm Setup, Getting Settled In
6:30 – 7:30pm
Ice Breaker
General Introduction to the Goals of the Workshop
7:30pm – Open
Networking
Group Dinner

November 6, 2009 – Meetings at the Big 10 Conference Center
Shuttle from Hotel to Big 10 Conference Center at 7:45am. Please check out of hotel before you board the shuttle.

8:00 – 8:30am Breakfast
8:30 – 8:45am Welcome, Overview: Backwards Design for Instruction
8:45 – 9:15am Focus on Learning Objectives
9:15 – 10:00am Peer Case Studies
10:00 – 10:30am How People Learn: Theory and Practice
10:30 – 10:45am Break
10:45 – 11:15am Evidence of Learning
Focus on Assessment
11:15 – 11:45am Refining and Revisiting Learning Objectives
11:45 – 12:30pm Broad Introduction to nanoHUB Content
Exchanging nanoHUB Resources
12:30 – 1:00pm Lunch
1:00 – 2:30pm Designing your Learning Activities and Assessments
2:30 – 3:00pm Share and Compare
3:00 – 3:15pm Break
3:15 – 4:30pm Finalize Implementation Plan and Wrap-up
4:30pm Adjourn – Travel to Airport
Participants – please ensure you can stay for the entire duration of workshop when you plan travel

Participant Survey
Please take the time to share your thoughts!

Please take the time to share your thoughts and experiences and help us better understand how to use computational simulations as learning tools.

Please respond to a short questionnaire by clicking on your name. The information you will provide to us will be very useful to identify how nanoHUB is being used for educational purposes. We are interested in learning more about your instructional approaches for incorporating nanoHUB simulation tools as part of the classroom activities.

Thank you.

Michael Awaah
Mihai Dimian
Shueh-Ji Lee
Randly Libros
John Attia
Franklin Nkansah
Arturo Ayon
Edmund Ndip
Ram Mohan
Scott Sinex
Claudia C. Luhrs
Tanya Faltens
Jean Andrian
Dragica Vasileska
Ron Cosby

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