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The Hurricane - Climate Change Connection: Bringing Cutting Edge Research into the Classroom
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Workshop Synthesis and Recommendations

Hurricanes and climate change together are of inate interest to and have a high impact on the public. The scientific understanding is rapidly evolving providing a view of cutting edge science in action. Thus they provide a valuable opportunity to interest students in exploring the methods and understanding of science.

Key themes discussed in the workshop included

Capitalizing on the high interest in hurricanes and climate change to
The balance in courses between depth and breadth
Ways to increase retention or transfer of knowledge between courses
The use of assessment to understand what students learn and retain

Next Steps:
We would like to continue to provide feedback on and discuss these activities as we move forward including feedback on what does and doesn't work. We would like to use the list serv for this purpose. Karin will provide a querry to prompt us quarterly both to provide feedback and to update our activities.




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