Introductory Courses with 150 or More Students

These introductory-level courses are taught to classes of 150 students or more, and can help provide ideas for teaching large classes. For more information see the index to teaching large classes.


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Introduction to the Geosciences part of Course Design:Goals Database
This course focuses on physical geology. The course focuses on 5 Big Ideas including Plate Tectonics, The Rock Cycle, Geologic Time, Geoscience Research and Scientific Thinking. There are also four skills that are ...

Earth Science part of Courses
This course uses an assessment-based approach for teaching earth science to non-majors in 160-student sections. Concepts are covered using short lectures (5-10 minutes) punctuated by formative group work throughout ...

Principles of Geology part of Quantitative Skills:Courses
Introductory Physical Geology with lab. Three 1-hour lectures per week plus one 2-hour lab per week (taught by TA's).

Geology 102: Introduction to Geology part of Virtual Workshop 2014:Course Descriptions
This is a lecture-based course in which students are introduced to the broad field of geology including processes related to plate tectonics, petrology, and geomorphology. This class is supported by weekly ...

Geology 101- Introductory Geology part of Courses
This is an a Physical Geology course that focuses upon geologic processes and features with emphasis on using plate tectonics as an example of the scientific method in practice.

GEO 303 Introduction to Geology part of Virtual Workshop 2014:Course Descriptions
GEO 303 is a comprehensive survey of geological science that includes physical and historical geology in one semester. Emeritus UT geology professor, Leon E. Long, designed GEO 303 and has taught the course in our ...

Physical Geography - The Atmosphere part of Virtual Workshop 2014:Course Descriptions
The topical focus of GEOG 2050 "Physical Geography: The Atmosphere" includes: (1) basic concepts in atmospheric science, including atmospheric structure and composition, energy balances, and atmospheric ...

General Geology part of Courses
What are minerals? How do rocks form? Can rocks bend? How do we know the age of rocks? This course will explore these questions through a study of the fundamentals of earth processes and materials.

Introduction to Geology part of Courses
This course provides an introduction to geology, emphasizing geologic processes and concepts, investigating geologic questions, and observation of landscapes.

Earth and the Solar System part of Courses
This is high enrollment science course for non-science students in which we examine the evidence for how geological, biological, atmospheric, oceanic, and climatic processes work and interact here on Earth. We then ...