KY High School Graduates and Readiness for University of Kentucky Introductory Sciences Courses<br />May 5, 2011; 10 a.m. to noon<br />AGENDA<br />Mike Mullen, Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education<br />Welcome and IntroductionsStarting with a Question: <br />What is the relationship between UK's First Year Experience and KY high school graduates' college readiness?<br />An Hypothesis: <br />UK introductory science courses, science related GenEd Learning outcomes and KY statewide transfer GenEd standards provide UK students a smooth transition from Kentucky high schools to the University of Kentucky introductory sciences.<br />Carol Hanley, College of Agriculture, ENRI and TFISE with<br /><ul><li>Mark Coyne, Plant & Soil Sciences
Stephen Testa, Chemistry</li></ul>Design of the Spring 2011 Mini-Bridge Program and Data Collected<br />Small Group Discussions<br /><ul><li>How might this kind of bridge program impact your introductory science course?
How might you collaborate with science teachers in the UK service area?
What are the most important components of this type of collaboration?
What questions could you ask about your pedagogy individually or collectively that might help you gain insight on the differences between K12 and UK's educational systems?
What resources would you or your department need in order to do this kind of action research this fall?