Cordilleran Section (104th Annual) and Rocky Mountain Section (60th Annual) Joint Meeting (19–21 March 2008)
Session No. 29 Friday, 21 March 2008
8:00 AM-12:00 PM, University of Nevada-Las Vegas: Student Union 209

T9. New Developments in Earth Science Education

James C. Sample, Presiding
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29-18:00 AM AN INTEGRATED GIS—GPS—FIELD COMPTUTER ASSIGNMENT FOR INTRODUCTORY PALEONTOLOGY: INTRODUCING SKILLS IN FIELD DATA MANAGEMENT AND PRESENTATION: SHAPIRO, Russell S., Geological and Environmental Sciences, California State University-Chico, Chico, CA 95929, rsshapiro@csuchico.edu
29-28:20 AM AN INCREMENTAL APPROACH FOR TEACHING FIELD MAPPING USING RUGGED TABLET COMPUTERS AND GIS: MANONE, Mark F.1, UMHOEFER, Paul J.1, SPRINGER, Abe1, HOISCH, Thomas2, and NEWELL, Shawn3, (1) Geology, Northern Arizona University, Box 4099, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, mark.manone@nau.edu, (2) Department of Geology, Northern Arizona Univ, Box 4099, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, (3) Social Research Laboratory, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011
29-38:40 AM USING TABLET COMPUTERS IN LARGE LECTURES: SAMPLE, James1, BEST, David M.1, MANONE, Mark1, CSAR, Alex J.1, NEWELL, Shawn2, HOISCH, Thomas1, and SOLOP, Fred2, (1) Department of Geology, Northern Arizona Univ, Box 4099, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, James.Sample@nau.edu, (2) Social Research Laboratory, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011
29-49:00 AM STUDENT-BASED LEARNING USING GOOGLE EARTH IN SEDIMENTOLOGY AND STRATIGRAPHY COURSES: GREENE, T.J., Geological and Environmental Sciences, California State University-Chico, 400 W. 1st Street, Chico, CA 95929-0205, tjgreene@csuchico.edu and SHAPIRO, R.S., Geological and Environmental Sciences, California State University-Chico, 400 West 1st. Street, Chico, CA 95929-0205
29-59:20 AM USING THE GEOSCIENCE CONCEPT INVENTORY (GCI) TO ASSESS THE EFFECTIVENESS OF AN ONLINE BLENDED INTRODUCTORY GEOLOGY CLASS AT SAN DIEGO STATE UNIVERSITY: GIRTY, Gary H. and CARRASCO, Tony, Geological Sciences, San Diego State University, 5500 Campanile Drive, San Diego, CA 92182, ggirty@geology.sdsu.edu
29-69:40 AM SENSES OF PLACE: PLACE ATTACHMENT IN GEOLOGY STUDENTS AND THE GENERAL PUBLIC: PERKINS, Tracy and SEMKEN, Steven, School of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State University, POB 871404, Tempe, AZ 85287-1404, tracy.perkins@asu.edu
 10:00 AM Break
29-710:20 AM SITUATING EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCES IN SUPERIOR: TOWARD PLACE-BASED K-12 EDUCATION IN A CULTURALLY AND GEOLOGICALLY DIVERSE SOUTHWESTERN REGION: SEMKEN, Steven, School of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State University, POB 871404, Tempe, AZ 85287-1404, semken@asu.edu and WILLIAMS, Deborah, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University, POB 872402, Tempe, AZ 85287-2402
29-810:40 AM DEEP-TIME, THE TEACHABLE MOMENT AT GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK: IVERSEN, Eve H., Geosciences, University of Iowa, 121 Trowbridge Hall, Iowa City, IA 52242, eve-iversen@uiowa.edu
29-911:00 AM DEVELOPING GEOLOGICAL EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS FOR BLM'S SLOAN CANYON NATIONAL CONSERVATION AREA: PRESENTING THE MIOCENE VOLCANIC HISTORY OF THE NORTHERN MCCULLOUGH MOUNTAINS, SOUTHERN NEVADA TO THE PUBLIC: HONN, Denise K., JOHNSEN, Racheal, and SMITH, Eugene, Department of Geoscience, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas, NV 89154-4010, dkhonn@gmail.com
29-1011:20 AM HOW TO REBUILD GEOSCIENCE DEPARTMENTS AND FUEL THE REVOLUTION IN EARTH & SPACE SCIENCE EDUCATION: LEWIS, Elizabeth B., Division of Curriculum and Instruction, Mary Lou Fulton College of Education, Arizona State University, 203H Payne Hall, Tempe, AZ 85282, Elizabeth.B.Lewis@asu.edu
29-1111:40 AM FOSTERING EXCITEMENT FOR SCIENCE IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL STUDENTS THROUGH TEACHING LOCAL GEOLOGY: KINGSBURY, Esther M., Department of Geosciences, Idaho State University, Dept. of Geosciences, Mail stop 8072, Pocatello, ID 83209, kingesth@isu.edu and THOMASON, Carri, Geosciences, Idaho State University, Department of Geosciences, Mail Stop 8072, Pocatello, ID 83209

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