First Steps Toward Synthesizing Geoscience Education Research (Acrobat (PDF) 342kB May27 16)
Future Directions and Priorities of Geoscience Education Research (Acrobat (PDF) 247kB May27 16)
Monday, July 13 What is the scope of geoscience education research?
8:30-9:00 Welcome, workshop goals, overview, and context - Heather Macdonald
- Welcome (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 488kB Jul15 15) by Laura Lukes, NAGT-Geoscience Education Research Division
- Welcome by Keith Sverdrup, Division of Undergraduate Education, National Science Foundation
- Who are we? (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 35kB Jul15 15) A kinesthetic ice-breaker
9:00-10:00 Scope of geoscience education research (GER) and how it can be used: Community perspectives (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 2.1MB Jul15 15) - Laura Lukes and Anthony Feig
10:15-11:15 Evaluating the strength of GER results: One approach (Acrobat (PDF) 494kB Jul13 15) - Kristen St John and Karen McNeal
11:15-11:30 Daily reflections and feedback - Eric Riggs and Heather Macdonald
Tuesday, July 14 What do we know, what do we want to know, what do we need to move the field forward? Working towards a community synthesis*
8:30-8:40 Comments and overview of the morning - Heather Macdonald and Eric Riggs
- Looking ahead to Wednesday Breakouts
8:40-10:00 Topical areas in GER: Identifying outcomes, gaps, and next steps (small-group work on a GER topic) - Eric Riggs
- Working Group Pages
- Outcomes from this session: First Steps Toward Synthesizing Geoscience Education Research (Acrobat (PDF) 342kB May27 16)
This document summarizes the findings and results of group discussions at the workshop. The workshop organizers recognize these efforts to be an important first step in an ongoing process to summarize the current status of geoscience education research and prioritize future efforts.
10:15-10:45 Roving review of working group progress
10:45-11:15 Working groups revise and finalize report
11:15-11:30 Daily reflections and feedback
Wednesday, July 15 - What are future directions and priorities of GER?
8:30-8:50 Overview of the morning - Heather Macdonald
8:50-10:00 Shaping the future of GER (breakout groups)
Outcomes from this session: Future Directions and Priorities of Geoscience Education Research (Acrobat (PDF) 247kB May27 16)
10:15-11:15 Next steps for GER: Community recommendations and action plans - Heather Macdonald and Kristen St John
11:15-11:30 Closing remarks and workshop evaluation
*The community synthesis work will continue and expand after the end of the workshop.