T77. Innovations and Challenges in Non-Major Instruction in Two- and Four-Year Colleges II

Session No. 123
Monday, 5 November 2012: 1:30 PM-5:30 PM
209AB (Charlotte Convention Center)

T77. Innovations and Challenges in Non-Major Instruction in Two- and Four-Year Colleges II

National Association of Geoscience Teachers; Geo2YC; GSA Geoscience Education Division

 

David H. Voorhees and Suzanne T. Metlay, Advocates
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1:30 PM
VIRTUAL FIELDWORK IN INTRODUCTORY GEOSCIENCE (FIELDWORK WITHOUT THE MUDDY BOOTS?)
GRANSHAW, Frank D., Geology, Portland Community College, 12000 SW 49th Ave, Portland, OR 97219, fgransha@pcc.edu, fgransha@pcc.edu
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1:50 PM
FIELD-BASED INSTRUCTION IN THE GEOSCIENCES: IT TAKES TWO TO TEACH ON THE GO
BERQUIST, Peter J.1, BENTLEY, Callan2, LEMAY, Lynsey E.1, LAYOU, Karen M.1 and MARTIN, Jennifer3, (1)Geology Department, Thomas Nelson Community College, 99 Thomas Nelson Dr, Hampton, VA 23666, (2)Geology, Northern Virginia Community College, Annandale, VA 22003, (3)Biology Department, Thomas Nelson Community College, 99 Thomas Nelson Dr, Hampton, VA 23666, berquistp@tncc.edu, berquistp@tncc.edu
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2:05 PM
AN INNOVATIVE FIELD COURSE: SUCCESS AND CHALLENGES
HASAN, Syed E., Geosciences, University of Missouri, 5100 Rockhill Road, Kansas City, MO 64110-2499, hasans@umkc.edu, hasans@umkc.edu
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2:20 PM
UTILIZING AN ARTIFICIAL OUTCROP TO SCAFFOLD LEARNING BETWEEN LABORATORY AND FIELD EXPERIENCES IN A COLLEGE-LEVEL INTRODUCTORY GEOLOGY COURSE
WILSON, Meredith J., Scottsdale Community College, 9000 E. Chaparral Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85256-2626, merry.wilson@sccmail.maricopa.edu, merry.wilson@sccmail.maricopa.edu
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2:35 PM
CONNECTICUT ROCKS! PEABODY FELLOWS IN GEOSCIENCES
HEISER, David Mangold1, AGUE, Jay J.2, PICKERING, Jane1, SIRCH, James1 and GOLDEN, Kent B.3, (1)Peabody Museum, Yale University, 170 Whitney Ave, New Haven, CT 06511, (2)Department of Geology and Geophysics, Yale University, PO Box 208109, New Haven, CT 06520-8109, (3)Department of Film, Video, and Interactive Media, Quinnipiac University, 275 Mount Carmel Avenue, Hamden, CT 06518-1908, david.heiser@yale.edu, david.heiser@yale.edu
 
2:50 PM
Discussion
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3:05 PM
TEACHING GEN ED COURSES TO MOTIVATE AND INFORM FUTURE DECISION MAKERS
TREWORGY, Janis D., Geology Department, Principia College, 1 Maybeck Place, Elsah, IL 62028, janis.treworgy@principia.edu, janis.treworgy@principia.edu
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3:20 PM
THE AMS EDUCATION PROGRAM: RAISING THE SCIENTIFIC LITERACY OF ALL STUDENTS
BREY, James A., GEER, Ira W., MORAN, Joseph M., MILLS, Elizabeth W. and NUGNES, Kira A., Education Program, American Meteorological Society, 1200 New York Ave NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20005, brey@ametsoc.org, brey@ametsoc.org
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3:35 PM
COMPARING TEXTBOOKS: WORDS, TERMS, AND STUDENT PREFERENCES
KORTZ, Karen M., Physics Department, Community College of Rhode Island, 1762 Louisquisset Pike, Lincoln, RI 02865 and SMAY, Jessica J., Department of Physical Sciences, San Jose City College, 2100 Moorpark Avenue, San Jose, CA 95128, kkortz@ccri.edu, kkortz@ccri.edu
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3:50 PM
CONTEXTUAL LEARNING OF SURFACE AND GROUNDWATER PROCESSES
RATHBURN, Sara L.1, RONAYNE, Michael J.1, ANDERSON, Steven W.2, SMITH, Michael C.3 and CALDWELL, Andrew3, (1)Dept. of Geosciences, Colorado State Univ, Fort Collins, CO 80523, (2)MAST Institute and the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO 80639, (3)Natural and Applied Environmental Sciences, Front Range Community College, Fort Collins, CO 80526, rathburn@cnr.colostate.edu, rathburn@cnr.colostate.edu
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4:05 PM
A TEACHING ACTIVITY ON THE USE OF MODELING, UNCERTAINTY AND PREDICTION IN MINERAL EXPLORATION
AQUINO, Joel, Geology, Gainesville State College, 3820 Mundy Mill Rd, Oakwood, GA 30566, jaquino@gsc.edu, jaquino@gsc.edu
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4:20 PM
INSTRUCTIONAL CHALLENGES AND STRATEGIES FOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OF FACULTY AT MINORITY SERVING INSTITUTIONS (MSI): LESSONS LEARNED FROM THE 2012 SCHOOL OF ROCK REACH PROGRAM
SLOUGH, Scott1, ST. JOHN, Kristen2, PEART, Leslie W.3, HAMS, Jacquelyn4, BREY, James A.5, KRISSEK, Lawrence6, COLLINS, Jennifer3, JONES, Megan7 and MILLS, Elizabeth W.5, (1)Dept. of Teaching, Learning and Culture, Texas A&M University, 442 Harrington Tower, Mail Stop 4232, College Station, TX 77843-4232, (2)Department of Geology and Environmental Science, James Madison University, MSC 6903, Harrisonburg, VA 22807, (3)Integrated Ocean Driling Program, Deep Earth Academy, Consortium for Ocean Leadership, 1201 New York Ave., NW, Fourth Floor, Washington, DC 20005, (4)Earth Science, Los Angeles Valley College, 5800 Fulton Avenue, Valley Glen, CA 91401, (5)Education Program, American Meteorological Society, 1200 New York Ave NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20005, (6)School of Earth Sciences and Byrd Polar Research Center, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, (7)Geology Department, North Hennepin Community College, 7411 85th Ave. No, Brooklyn Park, MN 55445, stjohnke@jmu.edu, stjohnke@jmu.edu
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4:35 PM
STEM-MING THE GAP BETWEEN MAJORS AND GENERAL EDUCATION, LESSONS LEARNED FROM AN NSF S-STEM GRANT
VOORHEES, David H., Earth Science / Geology Department, Waubonsee Community College, Rt 47 @ Waubonsee Dr, Sugar Grove, IL 60554, dvoorhees@waubonsee.edu, dvoorhees@waubonsee.edu
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4:50 PM
THE SCIENCE OF WINE: AN INNOVATIVE AND ENGAGING LAB SCIENCE COURSE
MCCAULEY, Marlene, Department of Geology, Guilford College, 5800 W. Friendly Ave, Greensboro, NC 27410, mmccaule@guilford.edu, mmccaule@guilford.edu
 
5:05 PM
Concluding Remarks
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