Spring 2024 In-Person Workshop#

ESCIP worksop at Iowa State University May 30-31, 2024

  • Please mark your calendars for an upcoming in-person ESCIP workshop that will be held at Iowa State University in Ames IA (located 35 miles from DSM airport) on May. 30-31, 2024.

  • This event will be a combination writing retreat (instructors work on course materials) plus training program (faculty learn new skills and discuss best practices for teaching Python in undergraduate science courses).

  • Research Corporation for Science Advancement (RCSA) will be sponsoring the workshop and providing meals for all attendees. Registration is free but you must RSVP to reserve a spot! Workshop organizer may be able to help offset hotel lodging costs for faculty, but we need to know if you will need this scholarship.

  • If these activities interest you and fit into your schedule, please fill out the registration form by March 1, 2024 to receive more information.

Tentative schedule#

May 29, 2024:#

Time

Activity

5 pm - 6 pm

XXX

6 pm - 7 pm

Dinner

7 pm - 8 pm

XXX

8 pm – end

XXX

May 30, 2024:#

Time

Activity

8 am - 9 am

Breakfast and Tour of MolSSI resources (https://molssi.org/education/)

9 am - 10 am

Discussion of Python resources for undergraduate science education

10 am - 12 pm

Work on Python teaching materials in small groups (or attend MolSSI workshop)

12 pm - 1 pm

Lunch and informal discussions

1 pm - 4 pm

Work on Python teaching materials individually or in small groups

4 pm - 5 pm

Keynote Talk

5 pm - 6 pm

Dinner and lightning talks, sharing by attendees

6 pm - 7 pm

Education talk

7 pm –

informal discussions

Saturday May 31, 2024:#

Time

Activity

8 am - 9 am

Breakfast and Tour of ESCIP repository (escip.github.io)

9 am - 11 am

Work on Python teaching materials in small groups (or attend MolSSI workshop)

11 am - 12 pm

Attendees report out and complete end-of-workshop survey

12 pm - 1 pm

Lunch and informal discussions