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Red Rock Desert Learning Center Stakeholder Phasing Meeting: October 5, 2006, Red Rock Desert Learning Center Oct 2006

Red Rock Desert Learning Center Stakeholder Phasing Meeting: October 5, 2006, Red Rock Desert Learning Center

Reports (RRLC)

  • Our goals for this meeting
  • What does phasing offer us?
  • Possible phasing scenados
  • Where do we go from here?
  • Other business regarding RRDLC


Red Rock Desert Learning Center: Evaluation Of Curriculum: Final Report, Lori Olafson, Gregory Schraw Jun 2006

Red Rock Desert Learning Center: Evaluation Of Curriculum: Final Report, Lori Olafson, Gregory Schraw

Reports (RRLC)

The UNLV Center for Evaluation and Assessment developed an assessment instrument to evaluate curriculum for the proposed Red Rock Desert Learning Center science school’s fifth grade program. A 25-item Likert-type scale was created and administered before and after 68 pre-service and in-service teachers participated in each of five curriculum pilot sessions. The survey consisted of questions related to knowledge, pedagogy, and attitudes. Two open-ended questions were included on the post-survey.

Findings revealed significant gains in knowledge, pedagogy, and attitudes in each of five events from pre- to post-test. Gains over time were greatest for knowledge. Some events were rated ...


Red Rock Desert Learning Center Core Group Meeting: March 21, 2006, Red Rock Desert Learning Center Mar 2006

Red Rock Desert Learning Center Core Group Meeting: March 21, 2006, Red Rock Desert Learning Center

Reports (RRLC)

  1. Introductions & Announcements (5 min.)
  2. Approval of Minutes from January 17, 2006 Meeting (5 min.)
  3. Update on Project Schedule – Michael Reiland (10 min.)
    A. Utilities
    B. Water Line
    C. Operator RFP
    D. NEPA
  4. Report on Value Analysis Workshops – Michael Reiland / Line & Space
    (10 min.)
    A. Cost Estimates/Inflation
  5. Curriculum Update – Jeanne Klockow (10 min.)
  6. Standing Reports (10 min.)
    A. Line and Space – Les Wallach
    B. BLM Capital Improvements – Michael Reiland
  7. Committee Reports (5 min.)
    A. Building Committee
    B. Design Oversight
    C. Educational Programs
    D. Fund-raising and Partnerships
    E. NEPA
    F. Operations
    G. Other Uses
    H. Wild Horse & Burro
  8. New Business (5 ...


Red Rock Desert Learning Center Core Group Meeting: February 21, 2006, Red Rock Desert Learning Center Feb 2006

Red Rock Desert Learning Center Core Group Meeting: February 21, 2006, Red Rock Desert Learning Center

Reports (RRLC)

Meeting cancelled

  1. Introductions & Announcements (5 min.)
  2. Approval of Minutes from January 17, 2006 Meeting (5 min.)
  3. Update on Project Schedule – Michael Reiland (10 min.)
    A. Utilities
    B. Water Line
    C. Operator RFP
    D. NEPA
  4. Report on Value Analysis Workshops – Michael Reiland / Line & Space
    (10 min.)
  5. Curriculum Update – Jeanne Klockow (10 min.)
  6. Standing Reports (10 min.)
    A. BLM Capital Improvements – Michael Reiland
    B. Community Outreach – LaNelda Rolley
  7. Committee Reports (5 min.)
    A. Building Committee
    B. Design Oversight
    C. Educational Programs
    D. Fund-raising and Partnerships
    E. NEPA
    F. Operations
    G. Other Uses
    H. Wild Horse & Burro


Red Rock Desert Learning Center Core Group Meeting: January 17, 2006, Red Rock Desert Learning Center Jan 2006

Red Rock Desert Learning Center Core Group Meeting: January 17, 2006, Red Rock Desert Learning Center

Reports (RRLC)

  1. Introductions & Announcements (5 min.)
  2. Approval of Minutes from December 6, 2005 Meeting (5 min.)
  3. Update on Project Schedule – Michael Reiland (10 min.)
    A. Utilities
    B. Parking
    C. Construction Estimates/Inflation
  4. Statement of Work/Request for Information Update – Michael Reiland
    (10 min.)
  5. Update on Water Line – Michael Reiland/Las Vegas Valley Water District
    (10 min.)
  6. Update on Environmental Assessment – Michael Reiland (10 min.)
  7. Update on Curriculum Development – Jeanne Klockow (5 min.)
  8. Standing Reports (10 min.)
    A. Line and Space Architects
    B. BLM Capital Improvements – Michael Reiland
    C. Community Outreach – LaNelda Rolley
    --RRDLC Open House, January 26, 6:00-8:00 p.m ...