DO-IT Phase I Summer Study Schedule - July 21-30, 1998


Tuesday, July 21
Wednesday, July 22
Thursday, July 23
Friday, July 24
Saturday, July 25
Sunday, July 26
Monday, July 27
Tuesday, July 28
Wednesday, July 29
Thursday, July 30

Schedule Notes:


Tuesday, July 21

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).

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

Wednesday, July 22

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,
Learn the basics of the PINE e-mail system.

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

11:00-12:30
to Ya? (HUB 106B), Sheryl Burgstahler Kris, DO-IT Ambassador
Introduction, tool overview, electronic mail. 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, Professor, Geological Sciences
Check out actual Meteorites that have been found in the northwest!

5:30
Dinner (McMahon Cafeteria)

6:30-9:00
Sumi Painting Workshop (McCarty Library), Sharon and Alan Jodock-King, DO-IT Mentors Sharron & Alan bd168@scn.org, 548-1583
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:

  • Sharon & Alan King (h) 548-1583
  • Open Computer Lab (HUB 106B)
  • Games Room - billiards, bowling, video games at own cost.

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

Thursday, July 23

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.

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

11:00-11:45
Study Skills (HUB 106B), Lyla Crawford, DO-IT Counselor/Coordinator.

11:45-12:30
The Internet: It's a Wild Web World! (HUB 106B) Sheryl Burgstahler, Kris, DO-IT Ambassador
Explore the World Wide Web. Video: World Wide Access.

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
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 Husky Den)

4:00-5:15
Let's DO-IT Together! (HUB 309), 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)

6:45
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)
  • Video, crafts (McCarty Small Lounge)

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

Friday, July 24

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 SEMT-related discussion lists.

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

11:00-12:00
Planning For College (HUB 106B), Dyane Haynes, Director U.W. Disabled Student Services
Getting ready to go and getting the accommodations you need.

12:00-12:30
Accommodations, what are they? (HUB 106B), Kathy Cook, DO-IT Counselor
Find out more about what types of accommodations are available to students with disabilities in higher education.

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)

5:30
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)

9:00-11:00
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, July 25

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

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

10:00
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.

7:00-8:00
BBQ (By George Cafe)
Mingle with the Phase II Scholars.

8:00-11:30
DO-IT Dance (By George Cafe)

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

Sunday, July 26

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

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

11:30
Load bus at McCarty Residence Hall.

12:00-5:00
Lunch and Museum of Flight

5:00
Meet in Museum of Flight parking lot to load bus.

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

8:30-9:30
DO-IT in the News - Video clips that are sure to entertain!
Photos/We Did It, So Can You! (McCarty Library)

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

Monday, July 27

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.
You've been wondering what difference image makes, well wonder no longer. Discover how math really can be useful for finding information in digital images on the computer and creating special effects.

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

11:00-12:30
It's the Image That Counts!, continued (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
An activity to learn about how you learn.

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

4:00-5:00
You Can DO-IT: Articulating your Needs and Communicating With Faculty - (HUB 106B), Sheryl Burgstahler
Video: Working Together: Science Teachers and Students with Disabilities; Video: Working Together: Faculty and Students with Disabilities. J

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, July 28

7:30
Breakfast (HUB Husky Den)

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

9:00
Meet in HUB 106B to walk to the Burke Museum.

9:30- 11:15
Burke Museum, Fossil Collection Tour (Burke Museum), Elizabeth Nesbitt, Curator, Burke Museum Geology Division

11:15
Meet outside Burke to walk back to the HUB.

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
We're Cookin' 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!

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
Load bus for Mariners' game (dinner will be provided while waiting to load the bus) (in front of McCarty Residence Hall).

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

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

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

Wednesday, July 29

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)

11:00-12:30
Get to the Heart of It! (Smith 404), Laurie Clark, Science Instructor
Perform heart surgery and replace a valve for a needy sheep.

12:30-2:00
Lunch with the Advisory Board & Guests - (HUB 108) Keynote Speaker: Pat Stayton, UW Provost

2:00-3:30
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 prize! Handouts for this should be in the hub, Braille and large print copies were made.

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)

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: "TheTrenchcoats"

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, July 30

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
Testimonial Time! (McCarty Library)
All Scholars share future plans for college and careers.

Awards, good-byes.

See ya in Cyberspace!