CASE Institutes 2015

Curriculum for Agricultural Science Education

CASE Institute is a professional development workshop to provide teachers training for the instruction related to a specific CASE course. CASE Institute sessions provide teachers important background related to the pedagogy used in CASE curricula and practice teaching various lessons to prepare them for classroom instruction.

Oregon State University is hosting a CASE Institute professional development workshop.  

Principles of Agricultural Science—Plant is a foundation-level course that will teach students about the form and function of plant systems. Students are immersed in inquiry-based exercises filled with activities, projects, and problems to teach them plant concepts through laboratory and practical experiences. Student experiences will include the study of plant anatomy and physiology, classification, and the fundamentals of production and harvesting. 

 

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Location:

 Oregon State University campus

Dates:

July 6-16, 2015

Cost:

The cost of CAST Institute is $2500. The payment covers the cost of instruction and materials, housing, meals in campus dining centers.  Checks can be written to the Department of Agricultural Education and Ag Sciences. Registration Fee must be paid prior to the beginning of the Institute. 

If mailing a check, please mail it to:

Department of Agricultural Education and Ag Sciences,
214 Bexell Hall
Corvallis OR 97331

Course Credit:

Graduate course credit is available for three or six quarter credits.  For more information, contact Misty Lambert misty.lambert@oregonstate.eduNOTE: All course credit registrants, whether they are Oregon residents or from out of state, will pay in-state tuition during Summer Session.

Schedule

On-site, check in is from 10:00am to 3:00pm on Monday, July 6.  Class begins at 4:00pm in ALS 012 on July 6.  Classes will be held 8:00am to 5:00pm on Tuesday through Friday. Saturday and Sunday are days off, and the last class will be Thursday, July 16 from 8:00am to Noon.

For those traveling by air to Oregon:

Transportation from Portland International Airport (PDX) is available by shuttle. You can book through Portland Ride or Hut Shuttle. Please allow at least three hours after your flight to arrive in Corvallis, depending on the time of day.  Other travel options include car rental from PDX. 

Housing:

Housing is provided through Oregon State University’s conference services. All participates will have their own room, so no roommates! Information on accommodations and meals will be added as soon as they are available. To register for housing, go to the Conference Housing Options site. 

Tourism Information:

Visit Corvallis and Travel Oregon.

Contact:

For more information or clarification, please contact us at the Agricultural Education Department Main office at 541-737-2661ag.education@oregonstate.edu  or Dr. Misty Lambert Misty.Lambert@oregonstate.edu

 

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