Before The Workshop
* Set up an online registration form: workshop_registration_form.pdf (167 KB).
* Look for local colleges and universities for possible attendees.
* Send an invitation about the workshop Invitation_letter.pdf (60 KB).
* Confirm the number of attendees via email .
* Have the participants register for a nanoHUB account.
* Ask participants to learn how to navigate nanoHUB via “how-to” videos nsu_ncnworkshop/wiki/Linkstolearningtools.
* Urge participants to practice navigating nanoHUB before the workshop.
* Arrange for hotel rooms.
* Arrange for transportation for attendees (to and from the airport, if necessary; to and from the hotel every day).
* Arrange for rooms for the workshop presentations.
* Arrange for Wifi access.
* Arrange for meals.
* Prepare name tags, folders (insert: a pen, the handout documents and the agenda), and a camera for photos.
* Upload the workshop presentations and related documents.
* Send a Pre__Workshop_Survey.pdf (193 KB) to all registered people to survey their prior experience and thoughts about online resources, pedagogy etc.
* Set up a parking area for the attendees, or provide a temporary parking decal.
* Confirm the hotel and transportation with the attendees, and resolve any issues.
* Place a sign-in sheet.
Upon Participant Arrival
* Disseminate folders, name tags, etc.
* Assist the attendees with Wifi and local computers.
* Assist the presenters with setting up their presentations.
* Help the attendees during the presentations, especially how to use nanoHUB.org, ensuring that everyone is on board and following the presentation.
* Give a brief introduction to nanoHUB; what is it, how to use it.
* Tell the participants what is our expectation for them, and what you plan to teach them.
* Give an easy, quick activity in the evening to prepare for the next day.
* Provide case studies to illustrate how faculty are using nanoHUB in their classes.
* Show step by step how to incorporate nanoHUB in teaching, using a real-life example.
* Use a students’ example of how his faculty utilized nanoHUB in the classroom; this can help faculty design a better “learner-centered” environment, .
* Discuss whether participants achieved their learning objectives.
* Provide professional input to the participants as they design a learning tool based on nanoHUB resources.
* Ask participants to present their nanoHUB learning tool to the group for feedback and sharing.
* Collect the receipts for hotel and hotel parking.
After The Workshop
* Send out the post-workshop surveys. Post_Workshop_Survey_for_the_three_day_attendees.pdf (215 KB) or Post_Workshop_Survey_for_the_two_day_attendees.pdf (215 KB)
* Complete the reimbursement for hotel and parking.
* Collect the attendees post-workshop survey responses.
* Analyze the workshop surveys.
* Write a report for the funding agency.