2007 GSA Denver Annual Meeting (2831 October 2007)
Session No. 213 Wednesday, 31 October 2007
1:30 PM-5:30 PM, Colorado Convention Center: 601

Geoscience Education III

Heather Petcovic and David A. McConnell, Presiding
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213-11:30 PM EARLY PREDICTORS OF STUDENT PERFORMANCE IN AN INTRODUCTORY GEOSCIENCE COURSE AND IMPLICATIONS FOR INTERVENTION STRATEGIES: MCCONNELL, David A., Department of Geology, The University of Akron, Akron, OH 44325-4101, dam6@uakron.edu
213-21:45 PM THE GEOSCIENCE CONCEPT INVENTORY: PHASE ONE FINDINGS AND FUTURE DEVELOPMENT: ANDERSON, Steven W., MAST Institute and the Department of Earth Sciences, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO 80639, steven.anderson@unco.edu and LIBARKIN, Julie C., Department of Geological Sciences and Division of Science and Mathematics Education, Michigan State University, 206 Natural Science Building, East Lansing, MI 48824, libarkin@msu.edu
213-32:00 PM REDUCING STUDENT MISCONCEPTIONS IN INTRODUCTORY GEOSCIENCE COURSES USING LECTURE TUTORIALS: KORTZ, Karen, Physics Department, Community College of Rhode Island, 1762 Louisquisset Pike, Lincoln, RI 02865, kkortz@ccri.edu, MURRAY, Daniel, Geosciences, Univ of Rhode island, Woodward Hall, Kingston, RI 02881, and SMAY, Jessica J., Department of Physical Sciences, San Jose City College, 2100 Moorpark Avenue, San Jose, CA 95128
213-42:15 PM ANALYSIS OF STUDENT CONCEPTIONS OF GLOBAL EARTHQUAKE AND VOLCANO OCCURRENCE: LIBARKIN, Julie C., Department of Geological Sciences, Michigan State University, 206 Natural Sciences, East Lansing, MI 48824, libarkin@msu.edu and BAKER, Kathleen M., Department of Geography, Western Michigan University, 3238 Wood Hall, Kalamazoo, MI 49008
213-52:30 PM REDESIGNING COLLEGE GEOLOGY TEXTBOOKS BASED ON COGNITIVE AND EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH: REYNOLDS, Stephen J.1, JOHNSON, Julia K.1, KELLY, Michael M.2, MORIN, L. Paul3, and CARTER, Charles M.4, (1) School of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State Univ, Tempe, AZ 85287-1404, sreynolds@asu.edu, (2) Flagstaff, AZ 86001, (3) Department of Geology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, (4) Seattle, WA 98119
213-62:45 PM STUDENT ATTITUDES IN A LARGE INTRODUCTORY GEOLOGY CLASS: IMPLICATIONS FOR COURSE DESIGN: STEMPIEN, Jennifer A., BAIR, Andrea R., and BUDD, David, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Colorado at Boulder, 2200 Colorado Ave, Boulder, CO 80309, stempien@colorado.edu
213-73:00 PM EFFECTIVENESS OF VISUAL LEARNING: BALOG, Anna, Department of Geology, Virginia Western Community College, 3097 Colonial Avenue, S.W, P.O. Box 14007, Roanoke, VA 24038, abalog2@cox.net
213-83:15 PM ONLINE VIDEO CREATION FOR THE GEOSCIENCES USING THE MOVIECLASSROOM 2.0: URBANO, Lensyl, Earth Sciences, University of Memphis, 204 Johnson Hall, Memphis, TN 38152, lurbano@memphis.edu and URBANO, Lavin C., Department of Computer Sciences, University of Texas, Dallas, Richardson, TX 75083
213-93:30 PM PODCASTING AS A SUCCESSFUL TOOL FOR DISSEMINATING RESEARCH INFORMATION: STEUTEL, Donovan, Science Audio, P.O. Box 91598, Pasadena, CA 91109, dsteutel@scienceaudio.net
213-103:45 PM WEB-BASED LABS USED AS A COMPONENT OF FRESHMEN-LEVEL GEOSCIENCES COURSES: BRINGING THE SCIENCE CLOSER TO HOME: STRAUB, Kristen M., LINK, Paul K., and BOYACK, Diana, Department of Geosciences, Idaho State University, Mail Stop 8072, Pocatello, ID 83201, strakris@isu.edu
213-114:00 PM EASING THE OVERBURDEN: USING ONLINE WEB-BASED TOOLS IN CLASSROOM STRATIGRAPHY STUDIES: BALCERSKI, Jeffrey A., Geology and Geography, Eastern Michigan University, 205 Strong Hall, Ypsilanti, MI 48197, jeffab@gmail.com
213-124:15 PM WEB-BASED OR DIGITAL SUPPLEMENTS, AN UNDERUTILIZED RESOURCE IN GEOSCIENCE EDUCATION: RICHARDSON, Justin R., Science Department, Lima City Schools, 1 Spartan Way, Lima, OH 45807, jrichardson@limacityschools.org and ELKINS, Joe T., Geology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403
213-134:30 PM BEHAVIORAL COGNITIVE PROCESSES OF NOVICES AND EXPERTS DURING FIELD MAPPING ACTIVITIES: PETCOVIC, Heather L., Department of Geosciences and the Mallinson Institute for Science Education, Western Michigan University, 1187 Rood Hall, Kalamazoo, MI 49008, heather.petcovic@wmich.edu, LIBARKIN, Julie C., Department of Geological Sciences and Division of Science and Mathematics Education, Michigan State University, 206 Natural Science Building, East Lansing, MI 48824, and BAKER, Kathleen M., Department of Geography, Western Michigan University, 3219 Wood Hall, Kalamazoo, MI 49008
213-144:45 PM INCORPORATING GIS-BASED AUTHENTIC RESEARCH ACTIVITIES IN A LECTURE-BASED GEOLOGY COURSE FOR NON-MAJORS: BHATTACHARYYA, Prajukti, Geography and Geology, University of Wisconsin - Whitewater, 120 Upham Hall, 800 Main Street, Whitewater, WI 53190, bhattacj@uww.edu
213-155:00 PM LEARNING GEOLOGY BY DOING GEOLOGY: INTEGRATING AUTHENTIC RESEARCH AND FIELD INVESTIGATIONS TO IMPROVE STUDENTS' UNDERSTANDING OF GEOLOGY: SMITH, Shane V., Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences, Youngstown State University, One University Plaza, Youngstown, OH 44555, svsmith@ysu.edu and DICK, Jeffrey C., Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences, Youngstown State Univ, One University Plaza, Youngstown, OH 44555
213-165:15 PM GEOSCIENCE INFORMATION AND DECISION MAKING: LESSONS FROM A NATURAL HAZARD INTERACTIVE LABORATORY: BARCLAY, Elizabeth1, BILGE, A. Reyyan2, RENSHAW, Carl3, and TAYLOR, Holly A.2, (1) Earth Sciences, Dartmouth College, HB 6045, Hanover, NH 03755, elizabeth.barclay@dartmouth.edu, (2) Psychology, Tufts University, 490 Boston Ave, Tufts University, Tufts, MA 02155, (3) Dartmouth College, HB 6105, Hanover, NH 03755, carl.renshaw@dartmouth.edu

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