John Taber

Education and Public Outreach

IRIS Consortium

Workshop Leader and Participant, Website Contributor

Website Content Contributions

Activity (1)

Earthquake Hazards: The next big one? part of Cutting Edge:Develop Program-Wide Abilities:Undergraduate Research:2014 Workshop:Activities
Students work in small groups or individually to investigate the earthquake hazards in California, Missouri, and their own location. Students begin the activity with an exploration of the concept of probability, ...

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Essay (1)

Pairing 2YCS with research-focused universities part of SAGE 2YC:Workforce, Transfer, and Careers:Preparing Students in Two-year Colleges for Careers:Essays
Given the value that has been shown for early research experiences for undergraduates, including for students who have yet to decide on a major, IRIS would like to partner with other organizations to develop, or help build on a student research program that integrates research opportunities at two-year and four-year schools. We have experience running a national distributed REU program for upper-level students with math, physics and/or geoscience background, but need to learn more about the needs and interests of first and second year students, as our current program has evolved into one where most participants have completed their junior year...

Conference Presentations (2)

Modernizing your introductory seismology content with new data-rich classroom modules part of Earth Educators Rendezvous 2015:Program:Abstracts
Introductory Earth science classes can become more interactive through the use of a range of seismic data and models, which students can also use to conduct simple research regarding earthquakes and earth ...

The ENGAGE Workshop: Encouraging Networks between Geoscience and Geoscience Education part of Earth Educators Rendezvous 2015:Program:Abstracts
The geoscience education community has made great strides in the study of teaching and learning at the undergraduate level, particularly with respect to solid earth geology. Nevertheless, the 2012 National ...