Pedagogy in Action
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Engaged PedagogiesWe use the term Engaged Pedagogies to encompass a range of student-centered approaches to teaching and learning. Engaged Pedagogies share aspects with...
Teaching with DataA 2009 survey of employers identified broad agreement about what higher education could emphasize to better prepare students for productive careers...
Quantitative ReasoningQuantitative reasoning (QR), defined as the habit of mind to apply data and quantitative tools to a wide range of problems in personal, professional, and public contexts...
- Sexual Harassment in the Sciences: A Call to Geoscience Faculty and Researchers to Respond
Thank you to NAGT members Kristen St. John, Eric Riggs, and Dave Mogk on writing the recent JGE editorial Sexual Harassment in the Sciences: A Call to Geoscience Faculty and Researchers to Respond based on the goals of the (NSF)-funded workshop: Sexual Harassment in the Sciences - A Call to Respond. The authors share their reflections on points from the workshop and results from recent studies that particularly resonated and have implications for geoscience education and geoscience education researchers.
- Apply Now for the Developing Competency in Teaching Computation Using MATLAB Workshop
October 15-17, 2017
Carleton College, Northfield, MN
To address the need to strengthen computational skills, this workshop will bring together faculty from the sciences who teach computation and are interested in strengthening their skills and developing MATLAB-based teaching resources. Application deadline: September 8, 2017
- InTeGrate is Pleased to Announce the Publication of a New Teaching Module: Living on the Edge: Building Resilient Societies on Active Plate Margins
Geological monitoring can greatly improve our planning for and response to catastrophic events such as earthquakes and volcanoes. In light of recent tragic events in Nepal, this teaching module provides timely instruction for students to personally experience that geoscience is a complex, interdisciplinary effort with real-world implications.