2011 GSA Annual Meeting in Minneapolis (912 October 2011)
Session No. 46 Sunday, 9 October 2011
1:30 PM-5:30 PM, Minneapolis Convention Center: Room 208AB

Geoscience Education II: Teaching and Assessment Strategies for Enhancing and Monitoring Student Learning in Geoscience Courses

Leilani Arthurs, Sarah Bean Sherman and John R. McDaris, Presiding
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46-11:30 PM A PRELIMINARY SNAPSHOT OF GEOSCIENCE TEACHING AT US COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES: MCCONNELL, David, Marine, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695, IVERSON, Ellen, Science Education Resource Center, Carleton College, 1 North College Street, Northfield, MN 55057, eiverson@carleton.edu, BUDD, David, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Colorado at Boulder, 2200 Colorado Ave, Boulder, CO 80309, HENRY, Darrell, Dept. of Geology and Geophysics, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, KRAFT, Katrien J. van der Hoeven, Physical Science Department, Mesa Community College at Red Mountain, 7110 East McKellips Road, Mesa, AZ 85207, MCDARIS, John R., Science Education Research Center, Carleton College, 1 North College St, Northfield, MN 55057, MACDONALD, Heather, Department of Geology, College of William and Mary, PO Box 8795, Williamsburg, VA 23187, MANDUCA, Cathryn, Science Education Resource Center, Carleton College, 1 North College St, Northfield, MN 55057, SROGI, LeeAnn, Department of Geology/Astronomy, West Chester Univ, 720 S Church St, West Chester, PA 19383-0001, and VISKUPIC, Karen, Department of Geosciences, Boise State University, 1910 University Drive, Boise, ID 83725
46-21:45 PM ASSESSING THE IMPACTS OF A HIGHLY INTERACTIVE PLANETARY SCIENCE ELECTIVE COURSE FOR SENIOR SCIENCE STUDENTS: JONES, Francis, Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada, fjones@eos.ubc.ca and JOHNSON, Catherine L., Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of British Columbia, 6339 Stores Road, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
46-32:00 PM ASSESSING LEARNING GAINS FROM IMPLEMENTING LECTURE TUTORIALS IN THE CLASSROOM: KORTZ, Karen M., Physics Department, Community College of Rhode Island, 1762 Louisquisset Pike, Lincoln, RI 02865, kkortz@ccri.edu and SMAY, Jessica J., Department of Physical Sciences, San Jose City College, 2100 Moorpark Avenue, San Jose, CA 95128
46-42:15 PM WHAT DO YOU SEE? USING VIDEO FOR PRE/POST ASSESSMENT OF INTERACTIVE ENGAGEMENT: GILLEY, Brett Hollis, Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of British Columbia, 6339 Stores Road, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4 Canada, bgilley@eos.ubc.ca
46-52:30 PM ASSESSING STUDENT LEARNING IN INTRODUCTORY-LEVEL OCEANOGRAPHY COURSES: ARTHURS, Leilani, P.O.Box 409, Kurtistown, HI 96760, leilaniarthurs@gmail.com
46-62:45 PM ENGAGING A MIXED AUDIENCE OF GEOSCIENCE MAJORS AND NON-SCIENCE MAJORS IN AN ENVIRONMENTAL GEOLOGY COURSE: EXAMPLES OF INTERACTIVE APPROACHES AND ACTIVITIES: BERG, Christopher A., Department of Geosciences, University of West Georgia, 1601 Maple Street, Carrollton, GA 30118, cberg@westga.edu
 3:00 PM Break
46-73:15 PM A TRISECTED ENVIRONMENTAL GEOLOGY COURSE: MACLEAN, John S., Geology, Southern Utah University, SC 309, 351 West University Boulevard, Cedar City, UT 84720, johnmaclean@suu.edu
46-83:30 PM ENGAGING STUDENTS TO LEARN WITH INTERACTIVE ACTIVITIES AND ASSESSING LEARNING: SHERMAN, Sarah Bean, Hawaii Institute of Geophysics and Planetology, University of Hawaii, 1680 East West Rd, Honolulu, HI 96822, bean@higp.hawaii.edu
46-93:45 PM PUTTING PEOPLE AND RISK IN THE SAME PICTURE VIA HAZARD ENSEMBLE DIAGRAMS: LUTZ, Tim, Department of Geology/Astronomy, West Chester University, West Chester, PA 19383, tlutz@wcupa.edu
46-104:00 PM USING HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENTS IN A LECTURE-ONLY GEOLOGIC HAZARDS COURSE TO SIMULATE A LABORATORY EXPERIENCE AND ENHANCE STUDENT LEARNING: REESE, Joseph F., Geosciences, Edinboro Univ of Pennsylvania, Cooper Hall, Edinboro, PA 16444, jreese@edinboro.edu
46-114:15 PM TEACHING GEOHAZARDS IN OUR BACKYARD: USING CASE STUDIES IN CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA AND COASTAL VIRGINIA TO ENGAGE STUDENTS IN GEOSCIENCE: CORNELL, Sean R., Department of Geography and Earth Science, Shippensburg University, 1871 Old Main Drive, Shippensburg, PA 17257, srcornell@ship.edu
46-124:30 PM TEACHING ABOUT HAZARDS IN THE GEOSCIENCE CLASSROOM: MCDARIS, John R., Science Education Research Center, Carleton College, 1 North College St, Northfield, MN 55057, jmcdaris@carleton.edu
46-134:45 PM ADDRESSING INADEQUATE MATH PREPARATION, A GEOSCIENCE MAJOR'S FIRST STUMBLING BLOCK: SNOW, Eleanour, Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas, Austin, 10100 Burnet Rd, BLDG 196, R2200, Austin, TX 78758-4445, esnow@jsg.utexas.edu and RATCLIFF, Douglas C., Jackson School of Geosciences, The University of Texas at Austin, 10100 Burnet Rd, bldg 196, R2200, Austin, TX 78758-4445
46-145:00 PM SMARTPHONE AND PODCAST APPLICATIONS TO EXPAND THE EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENT: CHAN, Marjorie A. and HATCH, Ammon, Dept. of Geology and Geophysics, University of Utah, 115 South 1460 East, Room 383 FASB, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, marjorie.chan@utah.edu
46-155:15 PM THE CLIMATE SCIENCE RAPID RESPONSE TEAM A MODEL FOR SCIENCE COMMUNICATION: MANDIA, Scott, Physical Science Department, Suffolk County Community College, Selden, NY 11784, ABRAHAM, John, School of Engineering, University of St. Thomas, 2115 Summit Ave, St. Paul, MN 55105-1079, jpabraham@stthomas.edu, WEYMANN, Ray, Carnegie Observatories, Pasadena, CA 91101, and ASHLEY, Michael, Department of Astrophysics, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

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