Lunar and Planetary Institute






Engaging Multicultural Audiences in Planetary Science

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March 11, 2007
Lunar and Planetary Institute
Houston, Texas

Agenda


8:30

Opening Activity

8:40     

Invitation to Join the Conversation
Intent of the Workshop – Ms. Christine Shupla and Dr. Stephanie Shipp
Welcome – Dr. Stephen Mackwell and Dr. Marilyn Lindstrom

8:50     

Keynote Presentation
Dr. Joyce Winterton, Assistant Administrator for Education, NASA Headquarters
What is the value to this community in engaging audiences of diverse cultures?

9:30     

Presentation
Dr. Leon Johnson, Project Director, New York City Space Science Research Alliance
Making STEM Education/Research Relevant: Experiences in a Minority Serving College in a Multi-Cultural City

9:55     

Communication Activity
  Break

10:15   

Presentation
Dr. Marcelo Vazquez, NSBRI/NASA Space Radiation Liaison
Socio/Cultural Differences in Approaching Learning and Outreach: a Hispanic American Perspective

10:40   

Presentation
Mr. Michael Ceballos, Director, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Research Laboratory, Salish Kootenai College
Outreach to Native American Communities: Considerations and Styles of Interaction

11:10   

Small-Group Discussion
Accessing Multicultural Audiences:  Needs, Issues, and Challenges Experienced by the Workshop Audience

12:10   

LunchContinue the Conversation

1:00     

Group Report Out

1:20     

Small-Group Discussion
Accessing Multicultural Audiences: Identifying Strategies for Meeting Needs, Addressing Issues, and Challenges

2:20   

Group Report Out

3:00

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July 18, 2008