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What Are Undergraduates Learning in/from Our Programs?

This poster session took place at the 2011 Geological Society of America meeting . Several of the presenters at this session agreed to share their posters here.

Bringing Together Design and Evaluation to Understand Student Learning (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 3.9MB Nov7 11)

Cathryn A. Manduca, Science Education Resource Center, Carleton College
Timothy J. Bralower, Department of Geosciences, Pennsylvania State University
Diane Clemens-Knott, Department of Geological Sciences, California State University, Fullerton
Diane Doser, University of Texas - El Paso
P. Geoffrey Feiss, Geological Society of America Foundation
R. Heather Macdonald, Department of Geology, College of William and Mary
Carol J. Ormand, Science Education Resource Center, Carleton College
Dallas D. Rhodes, Department of Geology and Geography, Georgia Southern University
Randall M. Richardson, Department of Geosciences, University of Arizona
Mary E. Savina, Department of Geology, Carleton College

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Measuring the Match of Graduating Skills Portfolio to the Demand By Geoscience Employers (Acrobat (PDF) 3.5MB Nov4 11)

Christopher M. Keane, American Geosciences Institute
Leila M. Gonzales, American Geosciences Institute
Heather R. Houlton, American Geosciences Institute

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The National Geoscience Exit Survey: Mapping the Academic and Career Pathways of Geoscience Undergraduates (Acrobat (PDF) 6.6MB Nov7 11)

Leila M. Gonzales, American Geosciences Institute
Christopher M. Keane, American Geosciences Institute
Heather R. Houlton, American Geosciences Institute

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Using Assessment and Program Review to Strengthen Geology Programs: An Example From Albion College

Thomas I. Wilch, Department of Geological Sciences, Albion College
William S. Bartels, Department of Geological Sciences, Albion College
Beth Z. Lincoln, Department of Geological Sciences, Albion College
Timothy N. Lincoln, Department of Geological Sciences, Albion College
Carrie A. Menold, Department of Geological Sciences, Albion College
Michael W. McRivette, Department of Geological Sciences, Albion College

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Development and Initial Results of An Exam to Assess Learning Outcomes for Geology Majors

Sam Earman, Department of Earth Sciences, Millersville University
L. Lynn Marquez, Department of Earth Sciences, Millersville University
Jason R. Price, Department of Earth Sciences, Millersville University

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Methods, Perspectives and Assessment of Pure and Applied Mineralogical Undergraduate Research: A Critical Educational Activity

Mark P.S. Krekeler, Department of Geology, Miami University-Hamilton
Timothy B. Fischer, Geology Department, Miami University
John Rakovan, Geology Department, Miami University
Hailiang Dong, Geology Department, Miami University

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Examination of Students' Products as a Way of Assessing Learning Outcomes: The IPFW Show Case (Acrobat (PDF) 18.9MB Nov10 11)

S.A. Isiorho, Department of Geosciences, Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW)

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The Bonding Properties of Water: An Assessment of Student Understanding

Sasha Linsin Wohlpart, Marine & Ecological Sciences, Florida Gulf Coast University
Nora Demers, Biology, Florida Gulf Coast University
James H. MacDonald, Jr. Marine & Ecological Sciences, Florida Gulf Coast University
Thomas Hair, Chemistry and Mathematics, Florida Gulf Coast University

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Using Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM) in Geosciences Education at the Undergraduate and Graduate Levels

Timothy B. Fischer, Geology Department, Miami University
Hailiang Dong, Geology Department, Miami University
Mark P.S. Krekeler, Department of Geology, Miami University-Hamilton

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Curriculum and Program Learning Outcomes Mapping to Enhance Program Assessment (Acrobat (PDF) 1.5MB Nov4 11)

Dallas D. Rhodes, Department of Geology and Geography, Georgia Southern University

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A Framework for Learning-Centered Curricular Innovation in the Department of Geology at the University of Dayton (Acrobat (PDF) 3.2MB Nov21 11)

Andrea M. Koziol, Department of Geology, University of Dayton
Allen McGrew, Department of Geology, University of Dayton

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Higher Education Student Perspectives on Classroom Instructional Methods

John Davis, Geological Sciences, University of Idaho
Jeff Bohlscheid, Food Science, University of Idaho

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