2010 GSA Denver Annual Meeting (31 October 3 November 2010)
Session No. 20 Sunday, 31 October 2010
8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Colorado Convention Center: Room 603

T111. Teaching Paleontology in the Twenty-First Century: Resources for Teaching Paleontology at the Undergraduate Level (Paleontological Society; Society of Vertebrate Paleontology; Paleontological Research Institution; On the Cutting Edge: Professional Development for Geoscience Faculty; GSA Geoscience Education Division; National Association of Geoscience Teachers; National Earth Science Teachers Association)

Margaret M. Yacobucci, Rowan Lockwood, Warren D. Allmon and Bruce J. MacFadden, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
20-18:00 AM USING ACTIVE LEARNING STRATEGIES TO PROMOTE DEEP LEARNING IN THE UNDERGRADUATE PALEONTOLOGY CLASSROOM: YACOBUCCI, Margaret M., Dept of Geology, Bowling Green State Univ, 190 Overman Hall, Bowling Green, OH 43403, mmyacob@bgsu.edu
20-28:15 AM FROM MEMORIZATION TO INSPIRATION: HANDS-ON APPROACHES TO TEACHING PALEONTOLOGY: PROTHERO, Donald, Geology, Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA 90041, prothero@oxy.edu
20-38:30 AM REEFS AS THE CENTRALIZING THEME IN AN UNDERGRADUATE PALEONTOLOGY COURSE: SOJA, Constance M., Geology, Colgate University, 13 Oak Drive, Hamilton, NY 13346, csoja@colgate.edu
20-48:45 AM PALEONTOLOGY FOR PRE-SERVICE EDUCATION MAJORS AND IN-SERVICE K-12 EDUCATORS: GIBSON, Michael A., Agriculture, Geoscience, & Natural Resources, University of Tennessee at Martin, 256 Brehm Hall, Martin, TN 38238, mgibson@utm.edu
20-59:00 AM IMPROVING STUDENT READING AND INTERPRETATION OF PALEONTOLOGIC GRAPH DATA WITH FossilPlot: A PRELIMINARY ASSESSMENT: TAPANILA, Leif1, AMES, Daniel P.2, THOMASON, Carrie1, SAMMONS, Dotty3, AGAMBA, Jack3, and SHEFFIELD, Joseph1, (1) Department of Geosciences, Idaho State University, 921 S. 8th Ave, Pocatello, ID 83209-8072, tapaleif@isu.edu, (2) Department of Geosciences, Idaho State University, 995 University Ave, Idaho Falls, ID 83402, (3) College of Education, Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID 83209
20-69:15 AM AGE DETERMINATION FOR DEEP-SEA CORES: INQUIRY-BASED LEARNING WITH AUTHENTIC SCIENTIFIC OCEAN DRILLING DATA: LECKIE, R. Mark, Dept. of Geosciences, Univ of Massachusetts, 611 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA 01003, mleckie@geo.umass.edu, ST. JOHN, Kristen, Geology and Environmental Science, James Madison University, MSC 6903, Harrisonburg, VA 22807, JONES, Megan H., Geology, North Hennepin Community College, Brooklyn Park, MN 55445, POUND, Kate S., Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, St. Cloud State University, 720 Fourth Avenue South, St. Cloud, MN 56301, and KRISSEK, Lawrence, School of Earth Sciences and Byrd Polar Research Center, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210
20-79:30 AM INTRODUCING EXPLORATORY DATA ANALYSIS TECHNIQUES IN INTRODUCTORY PALEONTOLOGY: DIVERSITY INDICES, SIMILARITY COEFFICIENTS, AND CLUSTER ANALYSIS: GASTALDO, Robert A., Department of Geology, Colby College, 5807 Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville, ME 04901, ragastal@colby.edu
20-89:45 AM STUDENT ANALYSIS OF QUATERNARY CLIMATE CHANGE AND PALEOECOLOGY ON THE NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL PLAIN: FARLEY, Martin B., Geology & Geography, University of North Carolina--Pembroke, Pembroke, NC 28372, martin.farley@uncp.edu
 10:00 AM Discussion
20-910:15 AM STRATEGIES FOR TEACHING EVOLUTION IN AN INTRODUCTORY PALEONTOLOGY COURSE FOR NON-SCIENCE MAJORS: KELLEY, Patricia H., Department of Geography and Geology, University of North Carolina Wilmington, 601 South College Road, Wilmington, NC 28403-5944, kelleyp@uncw.edu
20-1010:30 AM USING DINOSAURS TO DEMONSTRATE THE TESTABILITY OF EVOLUTIONARY HYPOTHESES: MILLER, Keith B., Geology, Kansas State University, Dept of Geology, 108 Thompson Hall, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, keithbmill@gmail.com
20-1110:45 AM ENGAGING UNDERGRADUATES IN INFORMAL GEOSCIENCE EXPERIENCES: MACFADDEN, Bruce J., Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida, Museum Road, PO Box 117800, Gainesville, FL 32611, bmacfadd@flmnh.ufl.edu
20-1211:00 AM THE MUSEUM GALLERY AS ANATOMY CLASSROOM: TEACHING GEOLOGY STUDENTS COMPARATIVE OSTEOLOGY WITHOUT INCITING MASS PANIC: TUMARKIN-DERATZIAN, Allison R., Earth and Environmental Science, Temple University, 315 Beury Hall, 1901 N. 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122, altd@temple.edu
20-1311:15 AM WILL IT ROT? DEVELOPING UNDERGRADUATE SCIENCE PROCESS SKILLS IN THE CLASSROOM: KOY, Karen A., Biology, Missouri Western State University, 4525 Downs Drive, Saint Joseph, MO 64507, kkoy@missouriwestern.edu
20-1411:30 AM EDUCATING FLEDGLING PALEONTOLOGISTS IN THE WEST: THE UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH PROGRAM AT THE UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING: BREITHAUPT, Brent H., Wyoming State Office, Bureau of Land Management, Cheyenne, WY 82003, Brent_Breithaupt@blm.gov and MATTHEWS, Neffra A., National Operations Center, USDOI-Bureau of Land Managment, Denver, CO 80225
20-1511:45 AM ENGAGING PALEONTOLOGY UNDERGRADUATES IN COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH EXPERIENCES ACROSS THE CURRICULUM: SAVARESE, Michael, Marine & Ecological Sciences, Florida Gulf Coast University, 10501 FGCU Blvd South, Ft. Myers, FL 33965, msavares@fgcu.edu

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