Erica Barrow

Science

Ivy Tech Community College-Central Indiana

Workshop Participant, Website Contributor

Website Content Contributions

Activity (1)

Diagrams in an intro online Earth Science course part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Teaching About Earth Online Workshop:Activities
Online Earth Science offers a unique opportunity for students to engage in the creation of original diagrams for highly complex geoscience concepts. This activity consists of students creating 4 separate diagrams / ...

Essays (3)

Erica Barrow, Ivy Tech Community College-Central Indiana part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Teaching About Earth Online Workshop:Essays
From your experience, what practices make for excellent online Earth Science learning? I developed, teach, and mentor adjuncts for a large state-wide community college introductory Earth Science online course. The ...

Real-World Motivation part of SAGE 2YC:Workshops:Supporting Student Success in Geoscience at Two-year Colleges:Essays
I am excited to attend this year's workshop focusing on supporting 2YC geoscience student success. My name is Erica Barrow and I am in charge of Earth Science (SCIN 100) and Physical Science (SCIN 111) at Ivy Tech Community College in Indianapolis, IN. Ivy Tech is Indiana's only community college; the main campus in Indianapolis has current enrollments averaging 25,000 students per semester. I am the only full-time instructor in geoscience and oversee approximately 15 part-time adjuncts in my subjects. Earth Science and Physical Science are a part of the Associate of General Studies degree (LAS Division); Ivy Tech does not currently offer a specific degree in science or geoscience.

Working Towards a Geoscience Degree part of SAGE 2YC:Workshops:Preparing Students in Two-year Colleges for Careers:Essays
Ivy Tech Community College, Indiana's only 2-year college, is still transitioning from a technical college to an all-encompassing fully accredited community college. Within the science department we have 4 full-time faculty members who cover the basic science disciplines (biology, chemistry, physics, and earth science) through introductory laboratory classes...

Communities

Member of the National Association of Geoscience Teachers
Central Section, Geo2YC: The Two-Year College Division

Workshop Participant (4 workshops)