DO-IT Phase I Summer Study Schedule - August 5-15, 1997


Tuesday, August 5
Wednesday, August 6
Thursday, August 7
Friday, August 8
Saturday, August 9
Sunday, August 10
Monday, August 11
Tuesday, August 12
Wednesday, August 13
Thursday, August 14
Friday, August 15

Schedule Notes:


Tuesday, August 5

4:00-5:30
Registration (McCarty Residence Hall Lobby)
Pick out a t-shirt, fasten your name with tape and get autographs from the 19 other Phase I Scholars.

5:30-6:15
Introduction for Scholars and Parents (McCarty Library)
Sheryl Burgstahler, DO-IT Director

  • Welcome - Program goals, schedule, expectations.
  • McCarty Residence Hall rules and emergency procedures (RA).
  • Scholars introduce themselves and guests.
  • Video: College - You Can Do It!
  • "This is your life" - your first assignment: In pairs, match Scholars, Interns and staff with their little-known life experiences.

6:30
BBQ (McMahon Residence Hall Deck)

8:00-8:30
Intern/Mentor/Ambassador Success Panel (McCarty Library).

8:30
Movie (McCarty Library).

11:00
All Scholars must be in their rooms in McCarty Residence Hall.

Wednesday, August 6

7:30
Breakfast (HUB Husky Den)

9:00-9:30
Welcome (HUB 106B), Sheryl Burgstahler, Darin Stageberg
Schedule, rules, evals., Q & A; video, newsletter, WWW projects

9:30-10:30
DO-IT With Computers (HUB 106B), Dan Comden, Janis Funk Adaptive Technology Specialists
Scholars demonstrate way cool technology they use.
Video: Working Together: People with Disabilities and Computer/Technology.

10:30-11:00
Snack Break (HUB Husky Den)

11:00-12:30
The Internet: What's it to Ya? (HUB 106B), Kris, Sheryl Burgstahler
Introduction, tool overview, electronic mail. E-mail DO-IT Mentors, Scholars, Ambassadors and Pals.

12:30-2:00
Lunch with Video Planning Groups (HUB Husky Den)
Then, choose:

  • Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B).
  • Visiting (outside HUB 106B).
  • Games Room - billiards, bowling, video games at own cost (HUB basement).

2:00-3:00
Finding Your Rainbow (HUB 106B), Graham Allan, Forestry and Chemical Engineering
If you don't know where you're going, you'll never know when you arrive. Start setting your goals now!

3:00-3:30
Snack Break (HUB Husky Den)

3:30-4:30
What is Science? Is This Science? (HUB 106B) Patty Chastain

5:30
Dinner (McMahon Cafeteria)

6:30-9:00
Bicycling with Ski-for-All (meet in HUB 106B)
Feel the wind rushing through your eyelashes! Find your adventurous soul. We have the bicycle for you - modified to fit your every need.
Then choose:
  • Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)
  • Games Room - billiards, bowling, video games at own cost. (HUB basement)

9:00-10:30
McCarty Dorm activity options:

  • Volleyball (Meet in McCarty Lobby)
  • Games, crafts, visiting (McCarty Entrance Lounge)
  • Videos (McCarty Small Lounge)

11:00
All Scholars must be in their rooms in McCarty Residence Hall.

Thursday, August 7

7:30
Breakfast (HUB Husky Den)

8:30-9:30
Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)

9:30-10:30
The Internet: It's a Wild Web World! (HUB 106B)
Sheryl Burgstahler, Kris
Explore the World Wide Web. Video: World Wide Access.

10:30-11:00
Snack Break (HUB Husky Den)

11:00-11:45
You Can DO-IT: Articulating your Needs and Communicating With Faculty - Sheryl Burgstahler
Video: Working Together: Science Teachers and Students with Disabilities; Video: Working Together: Faculty and Students with Disabilities.
Role playing exercise.

11:45-12:30
Work-based Learning Experiences - Darin Stageberg, Julie Smallman
Learn the value of gaining work experience before graduating from college and how to find internships and other opportunities.

12:30-2:00
Lunch With Video Discussion Groups (HUB Husky Den)
Then, choose:

  • Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)
  • Visiting (outside HUB 106B)
  • Games Room - billiards, bowling, video games at own cost (HUB basement).
2:00-3:30
Where's It Shakin' and Why? (HUB 106B), John Smith, U.W. Science Education
Learn about plate tectonics and track earthquakes.

3:30-4:00
Snack Break (HUB Husky Den)

4:00-5:15
Let's DO-IT Together! (HUB 106B), Kurt Sahl, UW Center for Instructional Development and Research
Learn the advantages of working in groups as a learning strategy in science. Hone your work group skills.

5:30
Dinner (McMahon Residence Hall Cafeteria)

7:00-9:00
Treasure Hunt (Meet in McCarty Lobby.)

9:00-10:30
McCarty Dorm Activity Options:

  • Volleyball (Meet in McCarty Lobby.)
  • Games, crafts, visiting (McCarty Entrance Lounge)
  • Video (McCarty Small Lounge)

11:00
All Scholars must be in their rooms at McCarty Residence Hall.

Friday, August 8

7:30
Breakfast (HUB Husky Den)

8:30-9:30
Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)

9:30-10:30
Internet Netiquette and Electronic Discussion Lists (HUB 106B)
Sheryl Burgstahler, Kris
Join disability- and SEM-related discussion lists.

10:30-11:00
Snack Break (HUB Husky Den)

11:00-12:30
Career Choices (HUB 106B), Diane Martin
How to use a campus career center.

12:30-1:45
Lunch (HUB Husky Den)
Then, choose:

  • Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)
  • Visiting (outside HUB 106B)
  • Games Room - billiards, bowling, video games at own cost (HUB basement).

1:45
Meet in HUB 106B to walk to Seismology Lab

2:15-3:45
What's Shakin'? Geophysics (Atmospheric Sciences-Geophysics Building 146), Tony Irving, Bill Steele, UW Faculty/Staff
Visit the University of Washington Seismology Lab and the see the earth in motion.

3:45-4:00
Snack Break (HUB Husky Den)

4:00-4:30
Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)

5:00
Load bus for Mariners' game (in front of McCarty Residence Hall).

6:30
Take Me Out to the Ballgame!
Watch the Seattle Mariners beat (we hope) the Chicago White Sox.

9:30
Load bus for return to McCarty Residence Hall.

11:00
All Scholars must be in their rooms in McCarty Residence Hall.

Saturday, August 9

7:30
Breakfast (McMahon Cafeteria)

9:30
Meet in McCarty Residence Hall Lobby to load bus for Pacific Science Center.

11:00
Arrive Pacific Science Center (2nd Ave North entrance)
Throughout the day, visit the exhibits and shows in groups (of three or more show which starts at noon).

11:30
Arrive at IMAX Theater (upper level) for Special Effects show that begins at noon.

1:00
Lunch (Pacific Science Center Cafe, upper level)

1:45
Arrive at (Laser Arena, lower level) for Celestial Odyssey Laser show that begins at 2:00.

4:45
Meet at Dinosaur Pond (lower level) in Pacific Science Center.

5:00
Load bus for return to University of Washington.

6:30-8:00
BBQ (McMahon Residence Hall Deck)
Mingle with the Phase II Scholars.

8:00-10:30
McCarty Dorm Activity Options:

  • Video (McCarty Small Lounge)
  • Games, crafts, visiting (McCarty Entrance Lounge)

11:00
All Scholars must be in their rooms at McCarty Residence Hall.

Sunday, August 10

7:00-8:30
Breakfast (McMahon Cafeteria)

8:30-10:30
Continental Breakfast (McCarty Small Lounge) for those Scholars who want to sleep in.
Church (optional) - Let Kristin Otis know if you are interested in attending a church service.

11:00
Meet in McCarty Residence Hall Lobby to load bus (in front of McCarty Residence Hall).

12:00
Arrive Woodland Park Zoo (with box lunches).

5:00
Meet in Zoo parking lot to load bus.

6:00-8:00
Dinner at McDonald's tour of DO-IT offices and U.W. computer machine room. See if you can find "hawking".

8:30-10:00
DO-IT in the News -Video clips that are sure to entertain!
Photos/We Did It, So Can You! (McCarty Library)
Phase II Scholars share their project success stories and help you formulate your plans for your Phase II projects.

11:00
All Scholars must be in their rooms at McCarty Residence Hall.

Monday, August 11

7:30
Breakfast (HUB Husky Den)

8:30-9:30
Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)

9:30- 10:30
It's the Image That Counts! (HUB 106B), Steve Tanimoto, U.W. Computer Science Professor

10:30-11:00
Snack Break (HUB Husky Den)

11:00-12:30
It's the Image That Counts!, cont. (HUB 106B)

12:30-2:00
Lunch (HUB Husky Den)
Then, choose:
  • Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)
  • Visiting (outside HUB 106B)
  • Games Room - billiards, bowling, video games at own cost (HUB basement).

2:00-3:30
What is YOUR Learning Style??? (HUB 200B), Tanya Sorenson, Director, Learning Styles Project, Columbia Basin College
Join Phase II Scholars in an activity to learn about how you learn.

3:30-4:00
Snack Break (HUB Husky Den)

4:00-5:00
Planning For College (HUB 200B), Kathy Cook, Counselor, U.W. Disabled Student Services
Getting ready to go and getting the accommodations you need.

5:30
Dinner (McMahon Residence Hall Cafeteria)

7:00-9:00
Activity Options (Meet in HUB 106B):

  • Virtual Reality Lab Tour, Suzanne Weghorst
  • Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)
  • Billiards Tournament (HUB Games Room)

9:00-10:30
McCarty Dorm Activity Options:

  • Volleyball (Meet in McCarty Lobby)
  • Games, crafts, visiting (McCarty Entrance Lounge)
  • Video (McCarty Small Lounge)

11:00
All Scholars must be in their rooms at McCarty Residence Hall.

Tuesday, August 12

7:30
Breakfast (HUB Husky Den)

8:30-9:30
Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)

9:00
Leave from HUB 106B to go to Physics-Astronomy Building.

9:30- 10:30
"Light and Color" (Physics-Astronomy Building 210) Woody Sullivan, Professor, Astronomy Department

10:30- 11:00
Snack Break (outside Mechanical Engineering Building 249)

11:00-12:30
Get to the Heart of It! (Mechanical Engineering Building 249), Laurie Clark, Science Instructor
Perform heart surgery and replace a valve for a needy sheep.

12:30-2:00
Lunch - "If I Can, You Can" (HUB 108)
Guest Speaker: Danny Delcombre, owner of the Ragin Cajun restaurant. The world's first Deaf Blind person to own and operate a restaurant! Danny, a professional speaker, business owner and chef, will make his presentation in American Sign Language, and be interpreted by a voice interpreter.

2:00-3:30
Internet Scavenger Hunt (HUB 106B)
Use your new search skills in a fun Internet Hunt. If you and a partner are the best hunters, you'll win a prize!

3:30-4:00
Snack Break (HUB Husky Den)

4:00-5:00
Make a choice:
  • Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)
  • Discussion Group (HUB Husky Den, near 106B)
  • Sign Language Group (HUB Husky Den, near 106B)

6:00
!!DO-IT Mentor/Ambassador Night!! (HUB 200ABC) Pizza for all!
What's a Mentor? What's an Ambassador? - Sheryl Burgstahler

7:30
Trench Coats

9:00-10:30
McCarty Dorm Activity Options:
  • Volleyball (Meet in McCarty Lobby)
  • Games (McCarty Entrance Lounge)
  • Video (McCarty Small Lounge)

11:00
All Scholars must be in their rooms at McCarty Residence Hall.

Wednesday, August 13

7:30
Breakfast (HUB Husky Den)

8:30-9:30
Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)

9:30- 10:30
More on the Internet (HUB 106B), Kris, Dan Comden Networking overview, Telnet, Gopher.

10:30-11:00
Snack Break (HUB Husky Den)

11:00-11:45
Focus Group Discussion (HUB 106B), Norma Shelan, Professor, St. Martins College

11:45-12:30
Even more on the Internet (HUB 106B), Kris File Transfer Protocol (FTP) and file transfer issues.

12:30-2:00
Lunch (HUB Husky Den) Then, choose:
  • Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)
  • Visiting (outside HUB 106B)
  • Games Room - billiards, bowling, video games at own cost (HUB basement)

2:00-3:30
The Sea Dawg (HUB 200AB), Bruce Adee
The human-powered submarine!

3:30-4:00
Snack Break (HUB Husky Den)

4:00-5:00
Make a choice:
  • Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)
  • Discussion Group (HUB Husky Den, near 106B)
5:30
Dinner (McMahon Residence Hall Cafeteria)

7:00-9:00
Activity Options:
  • Sumi Painting Workshop (McCarty Library), Sharon and Alan Jodock-King, DO-IT Mentors
    An ancient Chinese proverb says: "All work and no play makes a dull DO-IT Scholar." Let your creative juices flow out of your body and onto rice paper.
  • Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)

9:00-10:30
McCarty Dorm Activity Options:
  • Volleyball (Meet in McCarty Lobby)
  • Games, crafts, visiting (McCarty Entrance Lounge)
  • Video (McCarty Small Lounge)

11:00
All Scholars must be in their rooms at McCarty Residence Hall.

Thursday, August 14

7:30
Breakfast (HUB Husky Den)

8:30-9:30
Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)

9:30-10:30
Academic Skills Workshop (HUB 106B) Yie-Wen Kuan, Clinical Psychologist
Note taking, test taking, test anxiety management.

10:30-11:00
Snack Break (HUB Husky Den)

11:00-12:30
Up, Up, and Away into the Atmosphere! (HUB 106B) Imke Durre, Graduate Student, Atmospheric Sciences

12:30-1:30
Lunch (HUB Husky Den) Then, choose:
  • Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)
  • Visiting (outside HUB 106B)
  • Games Room - billiards, bowling, video games at own cost (HUB basement).

1:45
Meet in HUB 106B to walk to (name of building)

2:15-3:45
Pathfinder Mars workshop (HUB 200AB), Tony Irving, UW Affiliate Associate Professor

4:00-5:00
Make a Choice:
  • Snack Break (HUB Husky Den)
  • Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)
  • Discussion Group (HUB Husky Den, near 106B)
  • Sign Language Group (HUB Husky Den, near 106B)

5:30
Dinner (McMahon Residence Hall Cafeteria)

7:30
Meet in McCarty Library to walk to dance.

8:00-10:30
DO-IT Dance (By George Cafe)

11:00
All Scholars must be in their rooms at McCarty Residence Hall.

Friday, August 15

7:30
Breakfast (HUB Husky Den)

8:30-10:30
Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)
Finish up evaluations, newsletter articles, and other assignments.

10:30-11:00
Snack Break (HUB Husky Den, near 106B)

11:00-12:30
What Comes Next? (HUB Husky Den, near 106B), Sheryl Burgstahler
Discuss Phase II expectations, share Phase II project ideas.

12:30
Lunch (HUB Husky Den)
Then, begin getting ready to check out of McCarty Dorm. Check out by 5:30 pm unless you are staying the night.

2:00-4:00
  • Phase II Summer Study Reports (McCarty Library) Pay attention! You'll be doing this next year.
  • Testimonial Time! (McCarty Library) All Scholars share future plans for college and careers.
  • Awards, goodbyes.
  • See ya in Cyberspace!

6:30
Pizza for those staying over night (McCarty Entrance Lounge).

9:00
Scholars who are staying the night must be in McCarty Residence Hall.