2012-06 CS-POGIL Workshop

Workshop Details

  • Campus map, referenced below: Muhlenberg College Map
  • Dress code is casual - anything from shorts and a T-shirt is acceptable.
    Consider a sweatshirt or a light coat, since the building can be cool in the summer.
  • Park on Chew Street (the main street through campus) or in any visitor parking.
  • The workshop is in room 140 of Trumbower Hall (#4 on the campus map).
    From Chew St, if you look at the campus lawn, the building with the domed bell tower is Haas, and Trumbower is the building to the left.
  • We will have a continental breakfast, morning & afternoon snack breaks, and lunch (ordered from Parma Pizza).
  • Next to Trumbower is Seegers Union which has the bookstore, dining facilities, etc.
  • There is a casual dinner after the workshop at Clif’s home (730 Prospect Ave, Bethlehem, PA 18018). Directions from campus
  • Please call any of us for further assistance:
    1. 610-417-6819 (Mike Walsh, student assistant)
    2. 484-515-2312 (Tim Gee, student assistant)
    3. 484-893-0255 (Clif Kussmaul)

Agenda (subject to change)

We have an ambitious schedule for the day, and we will start promptly at 9am,
so please allow time to get settled and have a light breakfast.

08:30Arrival, Registration, Continental Breakfast
09:00Workshop: Introduction to POGIL
10:45Break & Snacks
11:00Workshop: Activity Structure
12:30Lunch Break (ordered from Parma Pizza)
1:15Workshop: Classroom Facilitation
2:45Break & Snacks
3:00Workshop: Robust Models

Invitation Letter

Dear colleagues,

On Fri June 1, there will be a 1-day POGIL workshop at Muhlenberg College
from 9am to around 6pm, including 4-5 sessions, continental breakfast, lunch, & breaks.
The workshop does not assume previous POGIL experience,
and is targeted at faculty & staff, K-12 teachers, and college students
who want to learn about POGIL and how to review, design, & write activities.
More info will be available at http://cspogil.org/tiki-index.php?page=Workshop2012

The NSF TUES CS-POGIL project will cover facilitator stipends, materials, food, etc.
Participants are responsible for their own travel and lodging, if applicable.
The modest registration fee ($20 for students, $30 for others)
should be sent as a check payable to “Muhlenberg College” and mailed to:
Clif Kussmaul, Dept of Math & CS, Muhlenberg College, 2400 Chew St, Allentown, PA 18104
The fee will be refunded for people who attend (we don’t want to waste money on no-shows).
Please respond promptly, before we open the workshop to a broader audience.

Sincerely, Clif Kussmaul

Please RSVP to kussmaul at muhlenberg.edu with the following info:

  • Name(s) & email(s):
  • (check below as applicable)
  • ___: I/we have mailed a check for the registration fee.
  • ___: I/we plan to arrive the day before (Thu June 2).
  • ___: I/we would stay for a casual dinner shortly after the workshop.
  • ___: I/we plan to depart the day after (Sat June 3).
  • Questions, concerns, & special needs:

Contributors to this page: Clif Kussmaul and Michael Walsh .
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