2004 Denver Annual Meeting (November 710, 2004)
Session No. 147 Tuesday, 9 November 2004
8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Colorado Convention Center: 603

T142. Building Strong Geoscience Departments: Opportunities, Successes, and Challenges (National Association of Geoscience Teachers; GSA Geoscience Education Division)

R. Heather Macdonald, Cathryn A. Manduca and Randall M. Richardson, Presiding
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147-18:00 AM LOSING GROUND - GEOLOGY DEPARTMENTS IN THE 21ST CENTURY: ROSSBACHER, Lisa A., Southern Polytechnic State Univ, 1100 S Marietta Pkwy SE, Marietta, GA 30060-2855, rossbach@spsu.edu and RHODES, Dallas D., Department of Geology and Geography, Georgia Southern Univ, Statesboro, GA 30460
147-28:15 AM CHARACTERISTICS OF THRIVING DEPARTMENTS AND PROGRAMS: INSIGHTS FROM THE PHYSICS AND MATHEMATICS COMMUNITIES: MACDONALD, R. Heather, Department of Geology, College of William and Mary, PO Box 8795, Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795, rhmacd@wm.edu and MANDUCA, Cathryn A., Science Education Resource Center, Carleton College, Northfield, MN 55057
147-38:30 AM GEOSCIENCE CURRICULA: ONE EMPLOYER'S PERSPECTIVE: LOUDIN, Michael G., Manager, Global Geoscience Recruiting & Development, ExxonMobil Exploration Co, 233 Benmar Dr, Houston, TX 77060 and STEWART, Norman R., Global Geoscience Recruiting Supervisor, ExxonMobil Exploration Co, 233 Benmar, Houston, TX 77060, bob.stewart@exxonmobil.com
147-48:45 AM STRATEGIES FOR GEOSCIENCE DEPARTMENT SURVIVAL AND SUCCESS IN THE BUSINESS-MODEL MANAGEMENT OF UNIVERSITIES: GOOD, Steve C., West Chester Univ, 750 S Church St, West Chester, PA 19383-0001, sgood@wcupa.edu
147-59:00 AM CREATING INNOVATION IN GEOSCIENCE DEPARTMENTS: BARRON, Eric J., Department of Geosciences, Penn State Univ, 116 Deike Building, University Park, PA 16802, barron@ems.psu.edu
147-69:15 AM ADVANCING BY RETREATING: THE IN'S AND OUT'S OF LEADING FACULTY RETREATS: BAIR, E. Scott, Geological Sciences, Ohio State Univ, 275 Mendenhall Laboratory, Columbus, OH 43210, bair.1@osu.edu
147-79:30 AM CAPITALIZING ON CHANGE: BUILDING A SUCCESSFUL UNDERGRADUATE CURRICULUM AND A STRONG GEOSCIENCE DEPARTMENT: EYLES, Carolyn H., School of Geography and Geology, McMaster Univ, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON L8S 4K1, Canada, eylesc@mcmaster.ca and VAJOCZKI, Susan, School of Geography and Geology, McMaster Univ, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON L8S 2K1
147-89:45 AM SUCCESSFUL REVITALIZATION OF EARTH SCIENCES AT BOSTON UNIVERSITY: SIMPSON, Carol, Department of Earth Sciences, Boston Univ, 685 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215-1406, csimpson@bu.edu and MURRAY, Richard W., Dept. of Earth Sciences, Boston Univ, Boston, MA 02215
 10:00 AM Break
147-910:15 AM STRENGTHENING AN UNDERGRADUATE GEOSCIENCE DEPARTMENT THROUGH A NEW PROJECT-CENTERED CURRICULUM: KELSO, Paul R., Dept. of Geology and Physics, Lake Superior State Univ, 650 W. Easterday Ave, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783, pkelso@LSSU.edu and BROWN, Lewis M., Department of Geology and Physics, Lake Superior State Univ, Sault Ste Marie, MI 49783
147-1010:30 AM A NEW APPROACH TOWARD INTRODUCTORY GEOLOGY LABS AT MESA COMMUNITY COLLEGE: LEIGHTY, Robert S. and BENSON, Donna M., Physical Sciences, Mesa Community College, 1833 W. Southern Ave, Mesa, AZ 85202, donnabenson@mail.mc.maricopa.edu
147-1110:45 AM INTEGRATING A BASIC SKILLS PROGRAM ACROSS THE CURRICULUM IN A GEOSCIENCE DEPARTMENT: TEWKSBURY, Barbara J., Department of Geology, Hamilton College, 198 College Hill Rd, Clinton, NY 13323-1218, btewksbu@hamilton.edu
147-1211:00 AM HUNTING FOR STUDENTS: OUTREACH AND RETENTION STRATEGIES IN A COMPETITIVE URBAN MARKET: BEHL, Richard J.1, AMBOS, Elizabeth L.2, FRANCIS, R. Daniel3, HOLK, Gregory J.4, LARSON, Daniel O.5, LEE, Christopher T.6, RODRIGUE, Christine M.6, WECHSLER, Suzanne P.6, and WHITNEY, David J.7, (1) Department of Geological Sciences, California State Univ - Long Beach, Long Beach, CA 90840-3902, behl@csulb.edu, (2) Department of Geological Sciences and Division of Academic Affairs, California State Univ, Long Beach, 1250 Bellflower Boulevard, Long Beach, CA 90840, (3) Department of Geological Sciences, California State Univ, Long Beach, Long Beach, CA 90840-3902, (4) California State Univ - Long Beach, 1250 N Bellflower Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90840-3902, (5) Department of Anthropology, California State Univ at Long Beach, 1250 Bellflower Boulevard, Long Beach, CA 90840, (6) Geography, California State Univ, Long Beach, 1250 Bellflower Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90840-1101, (7) Department of Psychology, California State Univ Long Beach, 1250 Bellflower Boulevard, Long Beach, CA 90840-0901
147-1311:15 AM ATTRACTING UNDERGRADUATES TO THE GEOLOGICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES MAJOR: CHALLENGES AND SUCCESSES AT STANFORD UNIVERSITY: SURPLESS, Kathleen D., Geological and Environmental Sciences, Stanford Univ, 450 Serra Mall, Building 320, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, ksurpless@stanford.edu
147-1411:30 AM ATTRACTING FRESHMEN WITH FIELD PROGRAMS: LONG VALLEY, BERMUDA, YELLOWSTONE: PHINNEY, Robert A.1, SIGMAN, Daniel2, and ONSTOTT, Tullis C.2, (1) Geosciences, Princeton Univ, Princeton, NJ 08544, rphinney@princeton.edu, (2) Department of Geosciences, Princeton Univ, Princeton, NJ 08544
147-1511:45 AM COMBINING LECTURES AND LABORATORY TO ENHANCE INQUIRY-BASED LEARNING: A MAJOR COMPONENT OF A COMPREHENSIVE RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION STRATEGY: FOUNTAIN, John C.1, THOMAS, Carrie J.1, and SMITH, Mike C.2, (1) Marine Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, North Carolina State Univ, Box 8208, Raleigh, NC 27695, fountain@ncsu.edu, (2) Science House, N. C. State Univ, Suite 1200 Capability Drive, N. C. State University, Raliegh, NC 27695

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