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Geomorphology

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Karen Gran

University of Minnesota Duluth
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University with graduate programs, primarily masters programs
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Summary

This is an undergraduate geomorphology course, designed to introduce students to landforms and the processes that form and shape them.

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Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology
Resource Type: Course Information:Goals/Syllabi
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16)
Course Type: Upper Level:Geomorphology/Surface Processes
Course Size:

15-30

Course Context:

This is a lower-level elective course, designed for students who have had introductory physical geology. Students include a mix of majors from environmental studies, environmental science, teaching in the life sciences, teaching in the earth sciences, and geological sciences. The course has a required 2-hour lab each week plus one outside field trip.

Course Goals:

By the end of the course, students should be able to...


How course activities and course structure help students achieve these goals:

Students took two exams covering course content. They had weekly lab write-ups that dealt with specific field and lab skills and analyses. They also had a group research project that they wrote up and presented to the class.

Skills Goals

Working in groups.

Assessment

Syllabus:

Syllabus (Microsoft Word 63kB Apr30 08)

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