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OCTOBER 3RD-5TH, 2018 | THE UNION BUILDING (UNB) | FRI CONFERENCE MAP

 

The conference will feature presentations and interactive sessions including the following themes: 

  • Financial Start-up and Sustainability Models
  • Generating Faculty and Administrator Buy-in
  • Aligning Research and Educational Goals
  • Program Evaluation and Institutional Goals
  • Instructional Staff Recruitment and Training

All sessions will provide information on the diverse ways that the FRI and CUREs can be implemented with a focus on how to overcome key barriers.

The conference will include sessions of 10-minute speed talks in which institutions can share their design for early undergraduate research and other experiential learning programs. 


AGENDA 

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3rd, 2018 ** Quadrangle Suite, UNB 3.304

5:00-6:00 pm              Registration & Packet Pick-up

6:00-6:30 pm              Meet & Greet Reception

6:30-7:00 pm              Opening Remarks

7:00-7:30 pm              Faculty Panel: Participation in Experiential Learning


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4th, 2018 ** Santa Rita Suite, UNB 3.502

8:00 - 8:30 am              Breakfast

8:30 - 8:45 am              Introduction & Setting the Stage

8:45 - 9:30 am              Institutional Goals & Program Evaluation

9:30 - 10:30 am            Development of CUREs & Assessment of Student Progress

10:30 - 10:45 am          Short Break

10:45 - 11:15 am           Instructional Staffing 

11:15 - 11:45 am           Peer Mentoring

11:45 am - 1:00 pm      Lunch 

1:00 - 2:00 pm              Sessions in Parallel: Administrative Discussion | Facilities Tours or Free Time

2:00 - 2:45 pm              Sessions in Parallel: Achieving Faculty Research Objectives | Facilities Tours

2:45 - 3:30 pm              Fostering Independence in Students through Experiential Learning

3:30 - 3:45 pm              SHORT Break

3:45 - 4:15 pm              10-minute Lightning Talks 

4:15 - 4:45 pm              Course & Curricular Integration

4:45 - 5:00 pm             Building Consensus & Buy-In with Faculty & Administrators


FRIDAY, October 5th, 2018 ** Santa Rita Suite, UNB 3.502

8:00 - 8:30 am               Breakfast

8:30 - 9:00 am               Financial Issues & Sustainability

9:00 - 9:30 am               Institutional Program Integration

9:30 - 10:00 am             Closing Remarks

10:00 - 10:30 am           Coffee