Previous participants have a few tips and suggestions:
1) Read Boice before the workshop, and as much of Solem, Foote & Monk as possible.
That way you can focus on new readings during the workshop.
2) Bring (in paper or digital form) one or two course syllabi you would
to work on during the workshop. Also, bring one exercise or
you would like to work on during the workshop. The computer lab
here is Windows
based so, if you bring files from Macs, please copy bring copies on a
memory stick, CD or DVD for printing and editing in our lab.
3) Everyone wanted to share and get feedback on manuscripts and
If you are currently working on an article or proposal you'd like to
please bring 4 copies with you so they can be easily distributed in the
4) If you'd like to participate in the lecturing practicum, please
prepare a sample from one of your lectures of about 5 minutes
with any PowerPoint slides, transparencies or materials you may
need. The practicum is one of the most popular sessions in the
5) There were a lot of handouts. Bring a 3-inch binder or whatever you
like to hold and organize them all.
6) Temperatures in Boulder have been unpredictable,
ranging from chilly to roasting. Check to see what's going on before
right before you come and pack to be able to layer. Attire is casual.
Bring comfy shoes for walking and a sturdy pair to hike in if you'd
like to walk in the foothills.
7) For dorm living, some participants suggested bringing a bathrobe,
soap dish, and travel alarm clock.