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Syllabus Quiz part of Activities for Teaching Online
Karin Kirk, Carleton College
This quiz helps students make sure they understand the important policies of the course before they embark into the course. Because students in online courses need to digest all of the course rules by reading ...

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Coastal Erosion Online Discussion part of Activities for Teaching Online
Sheila Roberts, Bowling Green State University-Main Campus
This assignment is designed to get students to see the application of geology to a local problem, coastal erosion along the Lake Erie shoreline. I think the strength of this assignment is that many of the students ...

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Is the New Madrid Seismic Zone at risk for a large earthquake? part of Activities for Teaching Online
Eliza Richardson, Penn State
In this lesson we discuss the controversy regarding the extent of seismic risk in the central United States today. We learn how to estimate earthquake recurrence interval using a variety of methods. This lesson ...

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Characterizing Plate Boundaries part of Activities for Teaching Online
Bill Hirt, College of the Siskiyous
Students examine maps showing four different types of geologic data along three specific plate boundaries, and document the patterns in the data along each boundary. Next, they compare their observations to the ...

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NanTroSEIZE in 3-D part of Activities for Teaching Online
Donald Reed, San Jose State University
We have developed a web-based virtual expedition, NanTroSEIZE in 3-D, based on a seismic survey associated with the NanTroSEIZE program of NSF-MARGINS and IODP to study the properties of the plate boundary fault ...

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Course Information Survey part of Activities for Teaching Online
Donald Reed, San Jose State University
This activity is a brief quiz to be completed at beginning of course that provides information to instructor about the internet access and computer resources of each student as well as assesses whether student has ...

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Reading Time Series Plots part of Activities for Teaching Online
Shelley Olds, UNAVCO
This activity provides a brief introduction to GPS and provides a student activity to practice creating and reading time series plots with simplified GPS data and with authentic GPS data from Iceland.

Establishing relevance as a way to motivate introductory students part of Activities for Teaching Online
Sean Cornell, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania
This assignment ask students to do oral interviews with at least five people and online research on professional geology organizations and their missions. Using these interviews and research, students are to write ...

Timeline of the Early Earth part of Activities for Teaching Online
Selby Cull
Students assemble timelines of the early evolution of Earth's atmosphere, lithosphere, biosphere, and hydrosphere by examining data from Archean rocks and minerals.

Isostasy: Exploring why continents are high and ocean floors are low part of Activities for Teaching Online
Aurora Pun, University of New Mexico-Main Campus
A self-paced tutorial applies students' understanding of density in combination with analogies to apply principle of isostasy to explaining Earth's surface relief. The tutorial is bookended by online ...

Online Discussions in an Environmental Geology Course part of Activities for Teaching Online
Karin Kirk, Carleton College
In this introductory-level course, the online discussions are the heart and soul of the course. Throughout the 7 online discussions, much of the course content is presented and digested, students employ critical ...

Igneous rock identification part of Activities for Teaching Online
Melinda Huff, Northeastern Oklahoma Agricultural and Mech Coll
This activity can be used to as an online igneous rock identification lab/activity or to supplement a face to face lab involving igneous rock identification. It is also designed to enforce igneous terms & ...

What's Wrong with This Picture? part of Activities for Teaching Online
Perry Samson, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
In LectureTools, after an introduction to basics of energy transfer students are presented with image of infrared radiation and asked which parts of image make sense and which parts do not. This invariably leads to ...

Pre-instructional activities to prepare students for online learning part of Activities for Teaching Online
Eliza Richardson, Penn State
Students get low-stakes practice doing many of the tasks they will have to complete later on the course such as navigating the course website, turning in an assignment to a dropbox, and posting to a discussion ...



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