2014 GSA Annual Meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia (1922 October 2014)
Session No. 152 Monday, 20 October 2014
1:00 PM-5:00 PM, Vancouver Convention Centre-West: 217/218

T68. Involving Pre-Service and In-Service Teachers in Geoscience Research: Innovations and Strategies for Evaluating Their Success (GSA Geoscience Education Division)

Mark Abolins, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
 1:00 PM Introductory Remarks
152-11:15 PM DESIGN AND EVALUATION OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCES IN A MASTER OF ARTS OF TEACHING EARTH SCIENCE PROGRAM: POWELL, Wayne1, MIELE, Eleanor2, and ADAMS, Jennifer2, (1) Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Brooklyn College, 2900 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11210, wpowell@brooklyn.cuny.edu, (2) School of Education, Brooklyn College, 2900 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11210
152-21:35 PM THE BENEFITS AND CHALLENGES OF ENGAGING TEACHERS IN RESEARCH TO ENHANCE SCIENCE PROCESS SKILLS: GODSEY, Holly S., Geology and Geophysics, University of Utah, 115 S. 1460 E, Rm 383 FASB, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, holly.godsey@utah.edu, STARK, Louisa A., Genetic Science Learning Center, University of Utah, 383 Colorow Dr, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, and GOLDSMITH, Melissa M., Urban Institute for Teacher Education, University of Utah, 1721 Campus Center Dr, Salt Lake City, UT 84112
152-31:50 PM BROADENING DIVERSITY IN THE GEOSCIENCES THROUGH TEACHER-STUDENT WORKSHOPS THAT EMPHASIZES COMMUNITY-BASED RESEARCH PROJECTS: MURRAY, Kent S., Natural Sciences, University of Michigan-Dearborn, 4901 Evergreen Rd, Dearborn, MI 48128, kmurray@umich.edu
152-42:10 PM MEASURING STUDENT OUTCOMES: EVALUATING THE PROGRAM AND BENEFICIAL TO THE STUDENT AND MENTOR: SINGER, Jill, Earth Sciences, SUNY-Buffalo State, 1300 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14222, singerjk@buffalostate.edu, ZIMMERMAN, Bridget, Office for Research & Economic Development, SUNY-Buffalo State, 1300 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14222, and WEILER, Daniel, Daniel Weiler Associates, Berkeley, CA 94707
152-52:30 PM SCIENCE TEACHING SELF-EFFICACY AND SCIENCE CONTENT COURSES: ASSESSING THE ROLE OF FIELD EXPERIENCE: GRAY, Kyle, Earth Sciences, University of Northern Iowa, Latham Hall, Room 114, Cedar Falls, IA 50614, kyle.gray@uni.edu
 2:45 PM Break
152-63:00 PM THE FIRST YEAR OF THE NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION GEOSCIENCES DIRECTORATE’S FIRST PRE-SERVICE TEACHER RESEARCH EXPERIENCE FOR UNDERGRADUATES (REU): ABOLINS, Mark, Department of Geosciences, Middle Tennessee State University, Box 9, Murfreesboro, TN 37132, Mark.Abolins@mtsu.edu
152-73:15 PM RESEARCH EXPERIENCE FOR UNDERGRADUATES: THE PROS AND CONS OF INITIAL PLANNING FOR A REU FOR PRE-SERVICE TEACHERS: FULTZ, John D.1, DUNN, Shaina J.2, and BROWN, Heather J.1, (1) Concrete Industry Management, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN 37130, jdf4g@mtmail.mtsu.edu, (2) Concrete Industry Management, Middle Tennessee State University, 2313 Sarvis Point Road, Seymour, MO 65746
152-83:30 PM PRE-SERVICE TEACHERS INVOLVEMENT IN NINE-WEEK STRUCTURAL GEOLOGY RESEARCH EXPERIENCE, MURFREESBORO, TN: CAMACHO, Joe, National Park Service, 427 Palm Place, Pomona, CA 91767, jtc44@humboldt.edu, YOUNG, Shaunna D., Earth Science Education, Radford University, 2421 3rd St, Radford, VA 24141, and ABOLINS, Mark, Department of Geosciences, Middle Tennessee State University, Box 9, Murfreesboro, TN 37132
152-93:45 PM PRE-SERVICE TEACHER REFLECTIONS FROM A PLANT ECOLOGY INVESTIGATION WITHIN A NINE-WEEK SUMMER 2013 GEOSCIENCE RESEARCH EXPERIENCE: MIMS, Anthony, Middle Tennessee State University, Bechtelsville, PA 19505, mranthonymims@gmail.com and BRIGGS, Kathryn, Middle Tennessee State University, 3517 Ramsgate Ct, Lexington, KY 40503
152-104:00 PM RECRUITING PRE-SERVICE TEACHERS AS MENTORS IN A UNIVERSITY SUMMER SCIENCE RESEARCH PROGRAM TO BETTER ENGAGE HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS IN GEOSCIENCE RESEARCH: BENNINGTON, Gail K., Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY 11549, gbennington@netscape.net and BENNINGTON, J. Bret, Geology, Environment, and Sustainability Department, 114 Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY 11549-1140
152-114:15 PM IMPROVING THE QUALITY OF EARTH SCIENCE TEACHING IN MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOLS IN TEXAS: THE G-CAMP APPROACH: GAMACHE, Kevin, Water Management & Hydrologic Science Graduate Program, and Office of the Vice President for Research, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843, krgamache@tamu.edu, GIARDINO, John R., Department of Geology and Geophysics, and Water Management & Hydrological Sciences Graduate Program, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-3115, VITEK, John D., Department of Geology & Geophysics, and Water Management & Hydrological Science Graduate Program, College Station, TX 77843, and SCHROEDER, Carolyn, Department of Geology and Geophysics, and Center for Math and Science Education, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843
152-124:30 PM “WHAT ROCK IS THAT?” (AND OTHER COMMON CLASSROOM QUESTIONS)—A FREE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY FOR TEACHERS WITH NHMU: TOTH, Natalie and SEPPI, Jessica, School Programs Dept, Natural History Museum of Utah, 301 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, ntoth@nhmu.utah.edu
152-134:45 PM DEVELOPING A SIMPLE AND EFFECTIVE K-12 GEOSCIENCE OUTREACH PROGRAM: DAHL, Robyn M. and DROSER, Mary L., Department of Earth Sciences, University of California, Riverside, 900 University Ave, Riverside, CA 92521, rdahl001@ucr.edu

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