2007 GSA Denver Annual Meeting (2831 October 2007)
Session No. 233 Wednesday, 31 October 2007
1:30 PM-5:30 PM, Colorado Convention Center: 404

T139. The Future of Geoscience Field Courses II

Steven J. Whitmeyer, L. Scott Eaton, Charles Onasch and Lee J. Suttner, Presiding
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233-11:30 PM GEOLOGY AND GEOGRAPHY OF KENTUCKY: AN INTERDISCIPLINARY FIELD-BASED COURSE: WULFF, Andrew, Dept. of Geography and Geology, Western Kentucky Univ, 1906 College Heights Blvd. #31066, Bowling Green, KY 42101-1066, andrew.wulff@wku.edu
233-21:45 PM A THOUGHT FOR THE FUTURE OF FIELD CAMPS: THE IMPORTANCE OF NON-ACADEMIC OUTCOMES IN A LOWER-DIVISION FIELD COURSE: WALTON, Anthony W., Department of Geology, The University of Kansas, 1475 Jayhawk Blvd, Room 120, Lawrence, KS 66045, TWalton@KU.edu
233-32:00 PM USING A TWO PART FIELD GEOLOGY PROGRAM AS A DEPARTMENTAL ASSESSMENT TOOL AND A CAPSTONE EXPERIENCE: SABLOCK, Jeanette and SABLOCK, Peter, Geological Sciences, Salem State College, 352 Lafayette St, Salem, MA 01970, jsablock@salemstate.edu
233-42:15 PM GEOPHYSICS FIELD CAMP TACKLES GROUNDWATER IN THE UPPER ARKANSAS RIVER RIFT BASIN: BATZLE, Michael Lee1, PRASAD, Manika1, LI, Yaoguo1, VANWIJK, Kasper2, and RAYNOLDS, Robert3, (1) Geophysics, Colorado School of Mines, 1500 Illinois Street, Golden, CO 80401, mbatzle@mines.edu, (2) Geosciences, Boise State University, 1910 University Drive, MG206E, Boise, ID 83725, (3) Denver Basin Project, Denver Museum of Nature and Science, 2001 Colorado Boulevard, Denver, CO 80205
233-52:30 PM DEVELOPING A WATERSHED FIELD COURSE TO INSPIRE INTERDISCIPLINARY LEARNING: PEARCE, Andrea1, BIERMAN, Paul2, DRUSCHEL, Gregory2, MASSEY, Christine2, RIZZO, Donna1, WATZIN, Mary3, and WEMPLE, Beverley4, (1) College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences, University of Vermont, Votey Hall, 33 Colchester Ave, Burlington, VT 05405, arpearce@uvm.edu, (2) Department of Geology, University of Vermont, Delehanty Hall, 180 Colchester Ave, Burlington, VT 05405, (3) Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources, University of Vermont, 324 Aiken Center, Burlington, VT 05405, (4) Department of Geography, University of Vermont, Old Mill, 94 University Place, Burlington, VT 05405
233-62:45 PM INTEGRATING STUDENT-LED RESEARCH IN ENVIRONMENTAL GEOLOGY INTO TRADITIONAL FIELD COURSES: A CASE STUDY FROM JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY'S FIELD COURSE IN IRELAND: EATON, L. Scott1, MAY, C.L.1, MOORE, K.R.2, HARRIS, M.J.1, and WHITMEYER, S.J.1, (1) Department of Geology & Environmental Science, James Madison University, MSC 6903, Harrisonburg, VA 22807, eatonls@jmu.edu, (2) Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences, National University of Ireland, Galway, University Road, Galway, Ireland
233-73:00 PM TEACHING GLACIAL GEOMORPHOLOGY IN THE FIELD: LINKING FIELDWORK TO GLOBAL-SCALE SCIENTIFIC QUESTIONS: LEWIS, Adam R., Department of Geosciences, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND 58105, adam.r.lewis.1@ndsu.edu
233-83:15 PM EVOLUTION OF THE GEORGIA-SOUTH CAROLINA GEOLOGY FIELD SCHOOL: CROWE, Doug1, FLEISHER, C.1, HOLLAND, S.1, JOHNSON, K.2, JORDAN, T.3, KAMOLA, D.4, KOHN, M.5, and RODEN, M.1, (1) Department of Geology, Univ of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, mroden@gly.uga.edu, (2) Geosciences, University of Nevada-Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV 89154, (3) Geography, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, (4) Geology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045, (5) Geological Sciences, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208
233-93:30 PM INTEGRATION OF DIGITAL MAPPING TECHNOLOGY INTO A TRADITIONAL SUMMER FIELD GEOLOGY COURSE: PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE: ONASCH, Charles, FRIZADO, Joseph, and SNYDER, Jeffrey, Dept. of Geology, Bowling Green St. Univ, Bowling Green, OH 43403, conasch@bgsu.edu
233-103:45 PM USING DIGITAL INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES IN GEOSCIENCE FIELD COURSES: KNOOP, Peter, School of Information, Univ of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, knoop@umich.edu, MOGK, David, Earth Sciences, Montana State University, 200 Traphagen Hall, Bozeman, MT 59717, CROSBY, Benjamin, Dept. of Geological Sciences, Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID 83209, HELPER, Mark, Geological Sciences, Univ of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712, MANONE, Mark, Department of Geology, Northern Arizona Univ, Box 4099, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, NIEMI, Nathan, Dept. of Geological Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, SNYDER, Jeff, Dept. of Geology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403, VAN DER PLUIJM, Ben, Geological Sciences, University of Michigan, Rm 2534, C. C. Little Bldg, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, WAWRZYNIEC, Tim, Earth and Planetary Sciences, Univ of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, and WALKER, J. Douglas, Dept. of Geology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045
233-114:00 PM AN INCREMENTAL APPROACH FOR TEACHING FIELD MAPPING USING RUGGED TABLET COMPUTERS AND GIS: MANONE, Mark F.1, UMHOEFER, Paul J.2, SPRINGER, Abe2, HOISCH, Thomas3, NEWELL, Shawn4, and SOLOP, Fred4, (1) Geospatial Research And Information Lab, Northern Arizona University, box 4099, flagstaff, AZ 86011, mark.manone@nau.edu, (2) Geology, Northern Arizona University, box 4099, flagstaff, AZ 86011, (3) Department of Geology, Northern Arizona Univ, Box 4099, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, (4) Social Research Laboratory, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011
233-124:15 PM FIELD COURSE SYLLABUS REFORM: WHAT STUDENTS REALLY NEED TO LEARN: DE PAOR, Declan G., Dept. of Physics, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Olin Hall, Worcester, MA 01609, declan@wpi.edu and WHITMEYER, Steven J., Dept. of Geology & Environmental Science, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA 22807

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