Daytona Beach Community College
Building Underwater Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) part of Cutting Edge:Oceanography:Activities
Educators with an interest in hands-on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines will receive introductory instructions on how to design, engineer and build a fully functional underwater ROV.
Intro to Oceanography part of Cutting Edge:Oceanography:Courses
This is a descriptive course introducing basic scientific concepts dealing with the ocean and its coastal margins. The concepts to be covered will include the four academic disciplines of oceanographygeological, chemical, physical and biological oceanography.
Creating and Promoting 2-Year Geoscience Degrees part of Geoscience in Two-year Colleges:Supporting and Advancing Geoscience Education in Two-Year Colleges:Workforce, Transfer, and Careers:Preparing Students in Two-year Colleges for Careers:Essays
I joined the faculty at Daytona State College (DSC) in 2008 as the first and only geoscience professorwhich continues to be true. My initial responsibilities included teaching introductory courses in Oceanography and Geologypredominately to non-science majors. While teaching these courses, I quickly became aware of the immense opportunities to grow the geosciences; Daytona Beach is not only located on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean, but also lays at the front door of the most diverse ecosystem in North Americathe Indian River Lagoon Estuary.