Austin Community College
Supporting and Advancing Geoscience Education in Two-Year Colleges part of SAGE 2YC
Strong undergraduate geoscience education is dependent on effective programs at two-year colleges (2YCs). Yet two-year college faculty face substantial challenges – limited resources for travel, isolation, and few opportunities for geoscience professional development specific for their setting. This website documents the work of this project to bring resources and opportunities to bear on these issues.
Website Content Contributions
Well Core Analysis: Capstone Activity for Historical Geology part of Geoscience in Two-year Colleges:Activities
A final group project in introductory historical geology involving description and analysis of a well core and associated geophysical log. Students apply course knowledge of sedimentary geology and paleontology to interpret the depositional environment. Results of their research are summarized in a group presentation and written report.
Conference Presentation (1)
A Program Model for Engaging a Community: Supporting and Advancing Geoscience Education in Two-year Colleges part of Earth Educators Rendezvous 2015:Program:Abstracts
Supporting and Advancing Geoscience Education in Two-year Colleges (SAGE 2YC) is a multi-year national professional development program for geoscience faculty in two-year colleges (2YCs) that enabled broad and ...