2005 Salt Lake City Annual Meeting (October 1619, 2005)
Session No. 50 Sunday, 16 October 2005
1:30 PM-5:30 PM, Salt Palace Convention Center: 251 F

T106. Methods of Assessing Teaching and Learning in the Geosciences

David N. Steer, David A. McConnell and Katherine Owens, Presiding
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50-11:30 PM THE A, B, C'S AND 1, 2, 3'S OF ASSESSMENT: A PRIMER: OWENS, Kathie D.1, MCCONNELL, David A.2, and STEER, David N.2, (1) Curricular and Instructional Studies, The University of Akron, 132 Zook Hall, Akron, OH 44325-4205, kowens@uakron.edu, (2) Department of Geology, The University of Akron, Akron, OH 44325-4101
50-21:45 PM AN OUTCOMES- AND ASSESSMENT-BASED UNDERGRADUATE GEOLOGY CURRICULUM: A CHRONICLE OF THE JOURNEY TOWARDS ITS DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION: MURRAY, Daniel P., Geosciences, Univ of Rhode Island, Woodward Hall, Kingston, RI 02881, dpmurray@uri.edu and KORTZ, Karen M., Physics Department, Community College of Rhode Island, 1762 Louisquisset Pike, Lincoln, RI 02865
50-32:00 PM ASSESSING THE INTEGRATION OF EARTH SYSTEM SCIENCE EDUCATION AND URBAN ENVIRONMENTS: DAVIES, Caroline P., Department of Geosciences, Univ of Missouri-Kansas City, 420 Flarsheim Hall, 5110 Rockhill Road, Kansas City, MO 64110, daviesc@umkc.edu
50-42:15 PM REFLECTION AND SELF EVALUATION OF LEARNING IN THE INTRODUCTORY GEOSCIENCES: KRAFT, Katrien J., Physical Science Department, Mesa Community College, 1833 W. Southern Ave, Mesa, AZ 85202, k.kraft@mail.mc.maricopa.edu and MCDOUGALL, Jim, Science Division, Tacoma Community College, 6501 South 19th Street, Tacoma, WA 98466
50-52:30 PM SCIENCE TEACHING EFFICACY BELIEFS OF PRE-SERVICE ELEMENTARY TEACHERS: COOPER, Barbara C., Earth & Atmospheric Sciences and Physics, Purdue University, 511 Kerber Road, West Lafayette, IN 49096, bccooper@purdue.edu
50-62:45 PM METHODS OF ASSESSING JUST-IN-TIME TEACHING IN INTRODUCTORY-LEVEL GEOSCIENCE COURSES: GUERTIN, Laura A.1, ZAPPE, Sarah2, and KIM, Heeyoung2, (1) Earth Science, Penn State Delaware County, 25 Yearsley Mill Road, Media, PA 19063, uxg3@psu.edu, (2) Schreyer Institute for Teaching Excellence, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802
50-73:00 PM RAPID AND AUTHENTIC ASSESSMENT OF STUDENT UNDERSTANDING USING CONCEPT SKETCHES: REYNOLDS, Stephen J., Geological Sciences, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287-1404, sreynolds@asu.edu and JOHNSON, Julia K., Dept. of Geological Sciences, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287-1404
 3:20 PM Break
50-83:35 PM KNOWLEDGE SURVEYS: AN IDEAL TOOL FOR ASSESSING LEARNING AND FOR EVALUATING INSTRUCTIONAL PRACTICES AND CURRICULA: WIRTH, Karl R., Geology Department, Macalester College, 1600 Grand Ave, St. Paul, MN 55105, wirth@macalester.edu, PERKINS, Dexter, Department of Geology and Geological Engineering, University of North Dakota, Box 8358, Grand Forks, ND 58202, and NUHFER, Ed, Center for Teaching and Learning, Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID 83209
50-93:55 PM COMPREHENSION SURVEYS AND FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT IN INTRODUCTORY GEOSCIENCE CLASSES: MCCONNELL, David A., Geology, University of Akron, Akron, OH 44325-4101, dam6@uakron.edu, STEER, David, Department of Geology, Univ of Akron, Akron, OH 44325, and OWENS, Katharine, Curriculum and Instructional Studies, University of Akron, Akron, OH 44325-4205
50-104:10 PM ASSESSMENT OF DIVERSE GEOSCIENCE COURSES THROUGH RASCH DEVELOPMENT OF GEOSCIENCE CONCEPT INVENTORY SUB-TESTS: LIBARKIN, Julie C., Geological Sciences, Ohio Univ, 316 Clippinger Labs, Athens, OH 45701, libarkin@ohio.edu and ANDERSON, Steven W., 903 Pinedale Dr, Spearfish, SD 57783-1624
50-114:30 PM DOES STUDENT PERFORMANCE ON FORMATIVE ASSESSMENTS CORRELATE TO LEARNING ASSESSED BY EXAMS?: SMITH, Gary A., Earth and Planetary Sciences, Univ of New Mexico, MSC03 2040, Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001, gsmith@unm.edu
50-124:45 PM USING STUDENT ASSESSMENT IN AN INTRODUCTORY GEOLOGY LABORATORY COURSE TO DRIVE CURRICULAR CHANGE: DAVIS, Craig S., Department of Geological Sciences, Wright State University, 260 Brehm Lab, 3640 Col. Glenn Hwy, Dayton, OH 45435, davis.14@wright.edu and SLATTERY, William, Geological Sciences Education, Wright State Univ, Dayton, OH 45435
50-135:00 PM A PILOT STUDY OF OUTCOMES OF A PLACE-BASED ACTIVITY IN A LARGE-ENROLLMENT INTRODUCTORY GEOLOGY LABORATORY: BUTLER FREEMAN, Carol L.1, BUENO WATTS, Nievita1, NEAKRASE, Jennifer J.2, ESCOBAR, Rebecca1, SEMKEN, Steven1, and BAKER, Dale2, (1) Department of Geological Sciences, Arizona State University, PO Box 871404, Tempe, AZ 85287-1404, clbutler@asu.edu, (2) Division of Curriculum and Instruction, Arizona State University, PO Box 871011, Tempe, AZ 85287-1011
50-145:15 PM ASSESSMENT OF A CLASSROOM PERFORMANCE SYSTEM IN INTRODUCTORY GEOLOGY COURSES: FRIBERG, LaVerne M., Geology, The University of Akron, Akron, OH 44325-4101, lfribe1@uakron.edu

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