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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
GEOL 1001 Physical Geology part of Courses
Physical Geology examines the physical and chemical processes that operate within Earth's dynamic systems, including the tectonic system responsible for earthquakes, volcanoes, and mountain-building, as well ...
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.
The Oceans part of Courses
Introductory general science and general education survey course on oceanography. Includes treatment of geologic, chemical, physical and biological oceanography in 3 lectures per week.
Physical Geology part of Courses
Formation of the Earth and its evolution through geologic time. Physical processes within and on the Earth.
Intro Astronomy – the Solar System part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Teaching the Methods of Geoscience:Course
An introduction to the Solar System with an emphasis on the scientific method of inquiry. I incorporate more Earth Science than normal in an astronomy course.