DO-IT Phase I Summer Study Schedule - August 4-14, 1998


Tuesday, August 4
Wednesday, August 5
Thursday, August 6
Friday, August 7
Saturday, August 8
Sunday, August 9
Monday, August 10
Tuesday, August 11
Wednesday, August 12
Thursday, August 13
Friday, August 14

Schedule Notes:


Tuesday, August 4

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

6:30-7:45
BBQ (McMahon Residence Hall Deck)

8:00-9:00
DO-IT Mentor/Ambassador Success Panel (McCarty Library).

9:00-10:30
McCarty Dorm activity options:
  • Games, visiting (McCarty Entrance Lounge)

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

Wednesday, August 5

7:30
Breakfast (HUB Husky Den)

9:00-9:30
Welcome (HUB 106B), Sheryl Burgstahler, Kathy Cook, DO-IT Counselor/Coordinator
Schedule, rules, evals., Q & A; video, newsletter, WWW projects.

9:30-10:30
DO-IT With Computers (HUB 106B), Dan Comden, DO-IT Technology Coordinator,
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), Sheryl Burgstahler, Dan Comden
Introduction, tool overview, electronic mail discussion lists and Netiquette. E-mail DO-IT Mentors, Scholars, Ambassadors and Pals; begin building a story.

12:30-2:00
Lunch with Video Planning Groups (HUB Husky Den)
Then, choose:
  • Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B).
  • Visiting (outside HUB 106B).

2:00-3:00
Finding Your Rainbow (HUB 106B), Graham Allan, Professor, 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
Meteorites in the Northwest (HUB 200 AB), Tony Irving, Associate Professor, Geological Sciences

4:30-5:30
Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)

5:30
Dinner (McMahon Cafeteria)

6:45
Group and Individual Pictures (McCarty Library)

7:00-9:00
Treasure Hunt (Meet in McCarty Lobby.)
9:00-10:30
McCarty Dorm activity options:
  • Volleyball (Meet in McCarty Lobby)
  • Games, visiting (McCarty Entrance Lounge)
  • Videos, crafts, (McCarty Small Lounge)
11:00
All Scholars must be in their rooms in McCarty Residence Hall.

Thursday, August 6

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, CJ, DO-IT Ambassador
Explore the World Wide Web. View video; World Wide Access.

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

11:00- 12:15
Planning for College (HUB 106B) Kathy Cook
Get ready to go to college and learn how to get the accommodations you need.

12:15-1:45
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).

1:45
Meet in HUB 106B to walk to Bagley 133

2:00-3:30
Science You Can Feel (Bagley 133), Jeanne Portelance, Chemistry Teacher
A hands on science lab where you will feel the difference science makes!

3:30-4:00
Snack Break (HUB 200A)

4:00-5:15
Let's DO-IT Together! (HUB 200A), 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)

6:30
Meet at McCarty entrance lounge to walk to the Henry Art Gallery

7:00-8:00
Tour of Henry Art Gallery

8:30
Cool off with Ice Cream on the Ave (optional).

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

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

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

Friday, August 7

7:30 - 9:00
Breakfast (McMahon Cafeteria)

9:30
Load Bus for Microsoft Tour (loading in front of McCarty Dorm)

10:30-12:00
Visit Microsoft, Stafford Mays, Microsoft employee
Learn about careers in computer related fields. Try out a demo and visit the Microsoft museum.

12:00-1:00
Lunch: At Microsoft!

1:00-2:00
Microsoft Museum

2:00
Load bus for return to University of Washington

3:00-4:30
Searching the Web (HUB 106B), Kris, DO-IT Ambassador

4:30-5:30
Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)

5:30
Dinner (McMahon Residence Hall Cafeteria)

6:30
Meet in HUB 106B to walk to Ski-For-All

7:00-9:00
Bicycling with Ski-for-All (meet in HUB 106B)
Feel the wind rushing through your eyelashes! Find your adventurous soul.
Then choose:

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

9:30-11:30
McCarty Dorm Activity Options:
  • Volleyball (Meet in McCarty Lobby)
  • Games, visiting (McCarty Entrance Lounge)
  • Video (McCarty Small Lounge)

12:00
All Scholars must be in their rooms at McCarty Residence Hall.

Saturday, August 8

7:30-8:30
Breakfast (McMahon Cafeteria, NOTE: Cafeteria closes at 8:30am), or

8:30-10:30
Continental Breakfast (McCarty Small Lounge)
For those Scholars who want to sleep late.

10:00
Meet in McCarty Residence Hall Entrance 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).

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

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

1:45
Arrive at Laser Arena (lower level) for Laser Space Odyssey 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.

8:00-9:00
Improv! (McCarty Library)

9:00-11:30
McCarty Dorm Activity Options:
  • Volleyball (Meet in McCarty Lobby.)
  • Video, crafts (McCarty Small Lounge)
  • Games, visiting (McCarty Entrance Lounge)

12:00
All Scholars must be in their rooms at McCarty Residence Hall.

Sunday, August 9

7:00-8:30
Breakfast (McMahon Cafeteria, NOTE: Cafeteria closes at 8:30am), or

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.

11:30
Load bus at McCarty Residence Hall.

12:00-4:00
Lunch and Museum of Flight

4:00
Meet in Museum of Flight parking lot to load bus.

5:00-7:00
Dinner at McDonald's, tour of DO-IT offices and UW computer machine room. See if you can find "hawking."

8:00-9:00
DO-IT in the News - Video clips that are sure to entertain!
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.

9:30-10:30
McCarty Dorm Activity Options:
  • Volleyball (Meet in McCarty Lobby.)
  • Games, visiting (McCarty Entrance Lounge)
  • Video (McCarty Small Lounge)
11:00
All Scholars must be in their rooms at McCarty Residence Hall.

Monday, August 10

7:30
Breakfast (HUB Husky Den)

8:30-9:15
Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)

9:15
Meet in HUB 106B to walk to Bagley 233

9:30- 10:30
Genetics Workshop (Bagley 233), Cindy Long, Research Scientist
You will be mapping DNA the same way they do in science laboratories, forensic medicine and biotechnology.

10:30-11:00
Snack Break (outside Bagley 233)

11:00-12:30
Genetics Workshop continued. (Bagely 233)

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
Meet outside HUB 106B to walk to Loew 113.

2:15 - 3:15
You Can DO-IT: Articulating your Needs and Communicating With Faculty - (Loew 113) Sheryl Burgstahler
View video; Working Together: Science Teachers and Students with Disabilities; Video: Working Together: Faculty and Students with Disabilities.
Meet a professor and participate in a role playing exercise.

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)

6:45
Meet in HUB 106B to walk to Virtual Reality Lab

7:00 to 9:00
Virtual Reality Lab Tour, (Fluke Hall 215), Suzanne Weghorst, Director , Interface Development
Take an actual tour of the virtual reality lab at the UW. Experience different types of virtual programs.

Then Choose:

  • Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)
  • Billiards Tournament (HUB Games Room)

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

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

Tuesday, August 11

7:30
Breakfast (HUB Husky Den)

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

9:30- 10:30
Work-based Learning Experiences (HUB 106B) Julie Smallman
Learn the value of gaining work experience before graduating from college and how to find internships and other opportunities.

10:30
Leave HUB 106B to walk to Mechanical Engineering Building

10:30- 11:00
Snack Break (outside Mechanical Engineering 238)

11:00-12:30
Get to the Heart of It! (Mechanical Engineering 238), Laurie Clark, Science Instructor
Perform heart surgery and replace a valve for a needy sheep.

12:30-2:00
Lunch - With Advisory Board Members and Guests (HUB 108)
Keynote Speaker: Buddy Ratner, Director UWEB, Professor Bioengineering and Chemical Engineering.

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

5:00-6:00
Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)

6:30-8:30
!!DO-IT Mentor/Ambassador Night!! (HUB 108)
Pizza for all!
What's a Mentor? What's an Ambassador?, Sheryl Burgstahler

7:30
Live entertainment: Al Foxx

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

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

Wednesday, August 12

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 (outside Smith 404)

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
Career Panel (HUB 108)
Learn more about job opportunities from experts in the science engineering and computer fields.

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)

5:00-5:30
Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)
5:30
Dinner (McMahon Residence Hall Cafeteria)

7:00-9:00
Activity Options:
  • Sumi Painting Workshop (McCarty Library), Sharon and Alan Jodock-King, Artists, Advocates and 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.
    After painting for at least 1/2 hour you may 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, visiting (McCarty Entrance Lounge)
  • Video, crafts (McCarty Small Lounge)

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

Thursday, August 13

7:30
Breakfast (HUB Husky Den)

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

9:30-10:30
Academic Skills Workshop (HUB 106B) Lyla Crawford, DO-IT Counselor/Coordinator
Learn about note taking, test taking and test anxiety management.

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

11:00-12:30
Cooking with Sunshine! (HUB 106B) Imke Durre, Graduate Student, Atmospheric Sciences
Find out how solar energy can be used to cook your food and much much more!

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
Meet in HUB 106B to walk to Seismology Lab

2:30-3:30
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.

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

4:00-5:00
Make a Choice:
  • Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)
  • Discussion Group: Time Managment & Stress managment (HUB Husky Den, near 106B) Lyla Crawford

5:00-6:15
Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)

6:30
Meet in McCarty Lobby to walk to By George Cafe.

7:00-8:00
BBQ Dinner (By George Cafe)

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, good-byes.

  • 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.