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First Materials Development Teams

published May 8, 2012 7:42am

First materials development teams announced

The first materials development teams are assembled and have chosen topics. Each course or module being developed will produce, test, and revise materials over the coming two years.

Introductory geoscience modules/courses

  • Human's Dependence on Earth's Mineral Resources; Leah Joseph (Ursinus College), Prajukti Bhattacharyya (University of Wisconsin- Whitewater), Joy Branlund (Southwestern Illinois College)
  • Climate of Change: Interactions and Feedbacks Between Water, Air and Ice; Cindy Shellito (University of Northern Colorado), Becca Walker (Mt San Antonio College), Cynthia Fadem (Earlham College)
  • Natural Hazards and Risks: Hurricanes; Lisa Gilbert (Williams College), Josh Galster (Montclair State University), Joan Ramage (Lehigh University)
  • Environmental Justice and Freshwater Resources; Jill Schneiderman (Vassar College), Adriana Perez (Dona Ana Community College), Joshua Villalobos (El Paso Community College), Meg Stewart (independent instruction technologist)

Teacher preparation modules/courses

  • Energy Sources and Earth Processes; Sue DeBari (Western Washington University), Kyle Gray (University of Northern Iowa), Julie Monet (California State University, Chico)
  • Teaching Geoscience Methods to Secondary Education Students; Scott Linneman (Western Washington University), James Ebert (SUNY Oneonta), Jeff Thomas (Central Connecticut State University)
  • Using Modeling in the Earth Sciences; Basil Tikoff (University of Wisconsin, Madison), Bob MacKay (Clark College), Julie Maxson (Metropolitan State)