2010 GSA Denver Annual Meeting (31 October –3 November 2010)
Session No. 85 Monday, 1 November 2010
8:00 AM-12:00 PM, Colorado Convention Center: Room 201

T44. Geoscience Programs at Community Colleges: Models for Success and Innovation II (GSA Geoscience Education Division; National Association of Geoscience Teachers)

Eric M.D. Baer and R. Heather Macdonald, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
85-18:00 AM EMBRACING THE UNIQUE OPPORTUNITIES OF 2-YEAR COLLEGES TO EXPAND INTEREST AND PARTICIPATION IN THE GEOSCIENCES: DILEONARDO, Christopher G., Geology Department, Earth & Space Sciences Program, De Anza College, 21250 Stevens Creek Boulevard, Cupertino, CA 95014, dileonardo@deanza.edu
85-28:15 AM INCREASING PARTICIPATION IN THE GEOSCIENCES AT EL PASO COMMUNITY COLLEGE: VILLALOBOS, Joshua, Geological Sciences, El Paso Community College, 10700 Gateway East, El Paso, TX 79927, jvillal6@epcc.edu and DOSER, Diane, Univ Texas - El Paso, El Paso, TX 79968
85-38:30 AM REACHING THE NEXT GENERATION OF GEOSCIENTISTS--EFFECTIVE, DATA-BASED STRATEGIES THAT MAXIMIZE THE POTENTIAL OF TWO-YEAR GEOSCIENCE PROGRAMS TO RECRUIT AND RETAIN MEMBERS OF UNDERREPRESENTED GROUPS: BURRELL, Shondricka, Mathematics and Science, National Hispanic University, 14271 Story Road, San Jose, CA 95127, burrell_@hotmail.com
85-48:45 AM CURRENT AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS WITHIN THE GEOLOGY DEPARTMENT AT PASADENA CITY COLLEGE, CALIFORNIA: NAGY-SHADMAN, Elizabeth A., Pasadena City College, 1570 E. Colorado Blvd, Natural Sciences Division, Pasadena, CA 91106-2003, eanagy-shadman@pasadena.edu and HOUSE, Martha A., Natural Sciences Division, Pasadena City College, Pasadena, CA 91106
85-59:00 AM EVOLUTION OF AN EARTH SCIENCE PROGRAM IN RESPONSE TO STUDENT INTERESTS AND COMMUNITY NEEDS: SMAGLIK, Suzanne M., Central Wyoming College, 2660 Peck Ave, Riverton, WY 82501, ssmaglik@cwc.edu
85-69:15 AM ONLINE COURSES AND THE UNIVERSITY SYSTEM OF GEORGIA STEM INITIATIVE AT GEORGIA PERIMETER COLLEGE: GORE, Pamela J.W., Department of Science, Georgia Perimeter College, 555 North Indian Creek Drive, Clarkston, GA 30021, Pamela.Gore@gpc.edu, BOUKER, Polly A., Science, Georgia Perimeter College, 239 Cedar Lane, Covington, GA 30014, POLLACK, Gerald D., Department of Science, Georgia Perimeter College, 2101 Womack Road, Dunwoody, GA 30338, STEWART, Dion C., Department of Science, Georgia Perimeter College, 3705 Brookside Pkwy, Alpharetta, GA 30022, and HALL, Chad E., Department of Science, Georgia Perimeter College, 3251 Panthersville Rd, Decatur, GA 30034
85-79:30 AM EARTH SCIENCE OUTREACH TO K-12 SCHOOLS: ZHAI, Xiaoming, CUMPSTON, Ryan, PRIEST, Eric, and MORGAN, Gary, Earth Science, College of Lake County, 19351 West Washington St, Grayslake, IL 60030, xzhai@clcillinois.edu
85-89:45 AM EARTH SCIENCE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR K-12 TEACHERS: LEARNING FROM OVER 7 YEARS 2004-2010: OUGHTON, John, Earth Science Division, Science Department, Century College, 3300 Century Ave. North, Room 2879 E, White Bear Lake, MN 55110, ought001@umn.edu, NAM, Younkyeong, Curriculum and Instruction, University of Minnesota, 320 Vocational & Technical Education Bldg, 1954 Burford Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55108, and HASKELL, Brian, Graduate School of Education, Hamline University, The Center for Excellence in Urban Teaching, Drew Hall 72, 1536 Hewitt Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55104-1284
 10:00 AM Break
85-910:15 AM BRIDGING BETWEEN LABORATORY AND FIELD ENVIRONMENTS USING THE GEOWALL: WILSON, Meredith J., Scottsdale Community College, 9000 E. Chaparral Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85256-2626, merry.wilson@sccmail.maricopa.edu
85-1010:30 AM STRATEGIES FOR EXPANDING COURSE OFFERINGS IN COMMUNITY COLLEGE GEOSCIENCE PROGRAMS: CAMANN, Eleanor J., Red Rocks Community College, Campus Box 20, 13300 West Sixth Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80228, eleanor.camann@rrcc.edu
85-1110:45 AM SUCCESSES AND CHALLENGES OF A TWO-YEAR COLLEGE EXTENDED FIELD COURSE: A MODEL FOR CO-INSTRUCTORS: BERQUIST, Peter J., Geology Department, Thomas Nelson Community College, 99 Thomas Nelson Dr, Hampton, VA 23670, berquistp@tncc.edu and BENTLEY, Callan, Geology, Northern Virginia Community College, Annandale, VA 22003
85-1211:00 AM LOCAL EXPOSURE: OFFERING COMMUNITY COLLEGE STUDENTS A FIELD-BASED RESEARCH EXPERIENCE IN HISTORICAL GEOLOGY: LAYOU, Karen M.1, BERQUIST, Peter J.2, and LEMAY, Lynsey E.2, (1) Department of Geology, College of William and Mary, P.O. Box 8795, Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795, kmlayou@wm.edu, (2) Geology Department, Thomas Nelson Community College, 99 Thomas Nelson Dr, Hampton, VA 23670
85-1311:15 AM BUILDING BRIDGES: ENGAGING STUDENTS BY CONNECTING THE CLASSROOM TO THE FIELD: RESNICK, Cheryl Emerson, Math/Science/Engineering, Illinois Central College, One College Drive, East Peoria, IL 61635, cresnick@icc.edu
85-1411:30 AM GETTING STUDENTS TO USE THE SUPPORT THEY NEED: SURPRISING RESULTS FROM TWO COMMUNITY COLLEGES USING “THE MATH YOU NEED, WHEN YOU NEED It” MODULES TO SUPPORT QUANTITATIVE SKILLS IN AN INTRODUCTORY GEOSCIENCE COURSE: BAER, Eric M.D., Geology, Highline Community College, Des Moines, WA 98198, ebaer@highline.edu, BURN, Helen E., Mathematics Department, Highline Community College, 2400 S. 240th Street, Des Moines, WA 98198-9800, WENNER, Jennifer M., Geology Department, Univ of Wisconsin Oshkosh, Oshkosh, WI 54901, and KRAMER, Kate, Earth Science & Geology, McHenry County College, 8900 US Hwy 14, Crystal Lake, IL 60012
85-1511:45 AM A PILOT PROJECT TO IMPROVE MATH SKILLS IN INTRODUCTORY GEOSCIENCE CLASSES AT A TWO-YEAR COLLEGE: HAMS, Jacquelyn E., Earth Science and Anthropology, Los Angeles Valley College, 5800 Fulton Avenue, Valley Glen, CA 91401, hamsje@lavc.edu

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