Eliza Richardson

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Geosciences
Penn State University - University Park

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Activities (3)

Is the New Madrid Seismic Zone at risk for a large earthquake? part of Cutting Edge:Online Teaching:Activities for Teaching Online
In this lesson we discuss the controversy regarding the extent of seismic risk in the central United States today. We learn how to estimate earthquake recurrence interval using a variety of methods. This lesson involves quantitative analysis as well as discussion of scientific papers.

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VEPP: Working with the VEPP website in an online M.Ed. course part of NAGT:Teaching Resources:Volcano Exploration Project: Pu`u `O`o:Examples
Students explore the VEPP website and complete a two-part problem set in which they work through the ideas presented in an EOS paper regarding eruptions at Kilauea and they try to find a deflation-inflation event using the VALVE3 software.

Pre-instructional activities to prepare students for online learning part of Cutting Edge:Online Teaching:Activities for Teaching Online
Students get low-stakes practice doing many of the tasks they will have to complete later on the course such as navigating the course website, turning in an assignment to a dropbox, and posting to a discussion thread


Events and Communities

Using on-line volcano monitoring data in college and university courses: The Volcano Exploration Project, Pu`u `O`o Participants: Presenter

2010 Workshop: Teaching Geoscience Online Participants: Presenter