On the Cutting Edge - Professional Development for Geoscience Faculty
Innovative Approaches to Teaching Sedimentary Geology, Geomorphology, and Paleontology
University of St. Thomas, Saint Paul, MN
Cutting Edge > Sedimentary Geology > Sedimentology, Geomorphology, and Paleontology 2014 > Activity Review Process

SGP Activity Review Process

Background

The geoscience community has repeatedly asked for access to high-quality, peer-reviewed instructional resources, and we are reviewing assignments and activities in On the Cutting Edge online collections to help meet this need. NSF is also interested in our review process as a model for other education projects.

Click to view the screencast from the May 2nd instructional webinar.

Instructional Webinar

On Friday, May 2, there was an instructional webinar for members of the Review Team. To view watch a screencast of the webinar click the image at the right. You can also download the powerpoint presentation slides (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 17.8MB May2 14) from the webinar.

Review process

The activity review process for the Sedimentary geology, Geomorphology, and Paleontology (SGP) workshop will take place in three stages:

General procedure for individual reviews:

To help calibrate your expectations, you may find it useful to browse some of the assignments/activities in the Cutting Edge collection that were tagged as exemplary during earlier review activities over the past several years. You'll see a variety of different kinds of activities (field, lab, classroom, back-of-the-envelope calculations).

All of the reviews will be done online using the review tool developed at SERC.

What happens after you submit your review

Associate editor page

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