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

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

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1 ='''NCN Workshop on Simulation-Based Learning'''=
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3 November 5 – 6, 2009[[BR]]
4 Big Ten Conference Headquarters and Meeting Center[[BR]]
5 Chicago, IL
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This workshop will focus on teaching semiconductor devices and freshman chemistry.
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9 Workshop attendees will learn:
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11 • how to employ the “How People Learn Framework” to design effective student learning experiences using www.nanoHUB.org;
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13 • about the opportunities and the issues that attend the use of simulations in learning situations;
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15 • ideas about how best to utilize nanoHUB.org in your curriculum; and
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17 • from faculty who have successfully incorporated nanoHUB.org into their curricula.
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20 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.
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23 '''DRAFT Workshop Agenda'''
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25 November 5, 2009 - Meetings at the Conference Hotel
26 ||1:00 - 5:00pm||Participants arrive at the Hotel||
27 ||5:30 - 6:15pm||Registration||
28 ||6:15 - 6:30pm||Setup, Getting Settled In||
29 ||6:30 - 7:30pm||General Introduction to the Goals of the Workshop||
30 ||7:30pm - Open||Group Dinner||
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32 November 6, 2009 - Meetings at the Big 10 Conference Center[[BR]]
33 Shuttle from Hotel to Big 10 Conference Center at 7:30am. Please check out of hotel before you board the shuttle.
34 ||7:45 - 8:30am||Breakfast||
35 ||8:30 - 9:00am||Introduction to the nanoHUB||
36 ||9:00 - 9:30am||Participants play with nanoHUB. Discuss possible uses of nanoHUB in[[BR]]research and classroom.||
37 ||9:30 - 10:15am||Introduction to How People Learn Framework[[BR]]Presentation on Research in Engineering Education||
38 ||10:15 - 10:30am||Break||
39 ||10:30 - 11:15pm||Invited Speakers present about Experiences using the nanoHUB for [[BR]]designing learning experiences||
40 ||11:15 - 12:30pm||Small Group Breakout: Focus on Content Selection, Timeline, and Further Content Development[[BR]]All Small Group Breakout sessions will be facilitated by members of[[BR]]the NCN Education Team||
41 ||12:30 - 1:30pm||Lunch||
42 ||1:30 - 2:30pm||Small Group Breakout Continues: Focus on Using nanoHUB Simulation Tools in Curriculum and Assessment||
43 ||2:30 - 3:30||Participants present their plans to all workshop participants[[BR]]Receiving Feedback and Discussion||
44 ||3:30 - 3:45pm||Break||
45 ||3:45 - 4:45pm||Wrap-up and Follow-up Action[[BR]]NCN Education Team presents major observations from workshop||
46 ||4:45pm||Adjourn - Travel to Airport[[BR]]Participants - please ensure you can stay for the entire duration of workshop when you plan travel||