Session No. 7 Monday, March 24, 2003

8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Kansas City Airport Hilton: Kansa B
T3. Innovative Teaching Strategies for Engaging K-16 Geoscience Students
Kerry L. Keen, Janis D. Treworgy and David McConnell, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
7-18:00 AM LINKING THE LEVEL OF INQUIRY (GUIDED VERSUS OPEN) TO LEARNING OBJECTIVES: FOOS, Annabelle, Department of Geology, Univ of Akron, Akron, OH 44325-4101, afoos@uakron.edu.
7-28:15 AM NEW METHODS FOR ASSESSING INTRODUCTORY EARTH SCIENCE COURSES TO DETERMINE EFFECTIVENESS FOR NON-SCIENCE MAJORS: JACH, Joan Y., Geological and Atmospheric Sciences, Iowa State Univ, 253 Science I, Ames, IA 50011, jyjach@iastate.edu, CERVATO, Cinzia, Dept. of Geological and Atmospheric Sciences, Iowa State Univ, 253 Science I, Ames, IA 50011, and RIDKY, Robert, Education Program Coordinator, United States Geol Survey, MS104 - 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, USGS Headquarters, Reston, VA 20192
7-38:30 AM CLASSROOM HUMOR AS A TOOL FOR ENGAGING STUDENTS IN LARGE COLLEGE-LEVEL INTRODUCTORY GEOLOGY CLASSES: BAKER, Robert W., Plant and Earth Science, Univ of Wisconsin-River Falls, 410 South Third Street, River Falls, WI 54022, robert.w.baker@uwrf.edu.
7-48:45 AM THOUGHT EXPERIMENTS FOR INTUITIVE UNDERSTANDING OF GEOLOGIC PROCESSES: BOWER, Kathleen M., Geology/Geography, Eastern Illinois Univ, Charleston, IL 61920-3099, cfkmb1@eiu.edu.
7-59:00 AM REFORMING GEOLOGY COURSES FOR MAJORS AND NON-MAJORS USING PEER INSTRUCTION AND OTHER INQUIRY-BASED LEARNING STRATEGIES: QUANTITATIVE RESULTS: STEER, David N., Department of Geology, The Univ of Akron, Akron, OH 44325-4101, steer@uakron.edu and MCCONNELL, David A., Dept. of Geology, Univ of Akron, Akron, OH 44325-4101
7-69:15 AM ASSESSMENT TECHNIQUES AND EVALUATION OF STUDENT LEARNING IN GEOSCIENCE ETHICS MODULES: DORSCH, Joachim, Department of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, Saint Louis Univ, 3507 Laclede Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63103, dorsch@eas.slu.edu and CRUZ, Ana, Behavioral Sciences Department, St. Louis Community College-Meramec, 11333 Big Bend Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63122
7-79:30 AM LINKING K-12 TEACHER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT TO INQUIRY-BASED LEARNING IN K-12 CLASSROOMS: SLATTERY, William, Geological Sciences and Teacher Education, Wright State Univ, 260 Brehm Lab, Dayton, OH 45435, william.slattery@wright.edu, BRAME, Roderic, Dept. of Geological Sciences, Wright State Univ, Dayton, OH 45435-0001, and LUNSFORD, Suzanne K., Dept. of Chemistry, Wright State Univ, 250 Oelman Hall, Dayton, OH 45435-0001
7-89:45 AM IF I HAD A HAMMER: PARTNERING INDUSTRY WITH ACADEMIA TO OFFER A GEOLOGY SHORT COURSE FOR EARTH SCIENCE TEACHERS: WALTERS, James C., Univ Northern Iowa, 121 Latham Hall, Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0335, james.walters@uni.edu and LUNDY, Sherman, Basic Materials Corp, 101 BMC Dr, Elk Run Heights, IA 50707
7-910:00 AM UNDERGRADUATES PARTICIPATE IN AUTHENTIC RESEARCH PROJECT – WOOLLY MAMMOTH EXCAVATION ON CAMPUS!: TREWORGY, Janis D., Earth Science, Principia College, Elsah, IL 62028, jdt@prin.edu.
7-1010:15 AM “GEOLOGY AND THE NATIONAL PARKS” – CLASSROOM AND WEB RESOURCES: PRIDE, Douglas E., NOLTIMIER, Hallan C., CURTISS, Brent A., and HOOKWAY, Samantha J., Geological Sciences, The Ohio State Univ, 125 South Oval Mall, Columbus, OH 43210-1398, pride.1@osu.edu
7-1110:30 AM TEACHING OBSERVATION THROUGH MINERALOGY: VICE, Mari A., Univ Wisconsin - Platteville, 1 University Plz, Platteville, WI 53818-3099, vice@uwplatt.edu.
7-1210:45 AM WEBWORK ASSESSMENT OF PHYSICAL GEOLOGY LABS: A CASE STUDY: SCHMITT, Mark W.1, HANLAN, Patricia C.1, VAN HEES, Edmond H.2, and LOWRIE, David J.2, (1) Detroit Country Day School, 22305 West 13 Mile Rd, Beverly Hills, MI 48025, MSchmitt@dcds.edu, (2) Geology, Wayne State Univ, 0224 Old Main Bldg, Detroit, MI 48202
7-1311:00 AM A LABORATORY EXERCISE ON SEDIMENTS AND SOILS FOR INTRODUCTORY GEOLOGY COURSES: FITZ, Tom, Geoscience, Northland College, 1411 Ellis Avenue, Ashland, WI 54806, tfitz@northland.edu.
7-1411:15 AM LEWIS AND CLARK (1804-06): GEOLOGICAL AND NATURAL RESOURCES OBSERVATIONS ACROSS THE GREAT PLAINS: DIFFENDAL, R.F. Jr, Conservation and Survey Division, Univ of Nebraska, 113 Nebraska Hall, Lincoln, NE 68588-0517, rfd@unl.edu.
7-1511:30 AM T. C. CHAMBERLIN AT THE WHITEWATER NORMAL SCHOOL (1869-1873): HANGER, Rex A., Department of Geography and Geology, Univ of Wisconsin - Whitewater, 800 West Main Street, Whitewater, WI 53190, hangerr@uww.edu.
7-1611:45 AM WILLIAM SHIRLEY BAYLEY AND ELIOT BLACKWELDER: RESEARCH COMES TO THE UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS' GEOLOGY DEPARTMENT: LANGENHEIM, Ralph L., Univ Illinois - Urbana-Champaign, 1301 W Green St, Urbana, IL 61801-2999, rlangenh@uiuc.edu.

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