Past COOPS Symposium Information




Past COOPS Symposium Information


1st Canadian Outdoor Orientation Program Symposium: Waypoints for Colleges and Universities

Friday, November 16th, 2012
Brock University
Co-Hosted by Brock University and McMaster University

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Brent Bell

2012 COOPS AGENDA
 
9:00 - 9:30 AM – Registration
 
9:30 - 9:45 AM - Welcome Address – Dr. Anna Lathrop, Vice-Provost – Teaching & Learning
 
9:45 - 10:00 AM – Icebreakers
 
10:00 - 10:30 AM – Keynote Address – Dr. Brent Bell
 
10:30 - 10:45 AM– Q & A with Brent
 
10:45 - 11:00 AM – Coffee Break
 
11:00 – 12:00 PM – McMaster, Leaders of the Day & Brock: Getting Started
Overview of three different program models, initial success and plans for future growth.
12:00 - 1:00 PM – Catered Lunch
Small group discussions during lunch.
Brainstorm “Hot Topics” for afternoon session?
 
1:00 – 1:15 PM – Stretch Break
 
1:15 - 2:00 PM – Hot Topics (or More Q & A with Brent)
Small group/large group discussion of pertinent areas for Outdoor Orientation Program
(planning, delivery, marketing, risk management, curriculum implementation, student leaders, etc.)
 
2:00 – 2:45 PM - Research in Outdoor Orientation Programs
Brief overview of research on OOPS and Brock research initiatives.
 
2:45 - 3:00 PM – Break
 
3:00 - 4:00 PM – Round Table
How can we support other programs and help to create synergy around Outdoor Orientation Programs in Canada?