Theme: Implementing InTeGrate

The programming listed below seeks to address the topic of Implementing InTeGrate.

Implementing Integrate & Curriculum Design ORAL SESSION
Monday 1:30pm-4:00pm Weeks Geo: 140

Jennifer Hanselman, Westfield State University
Ronald Daly, Brown University

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Implementing Integrate & Curriculum Design Your Account Earth Educators' ...
Beginning to InTeGrate in large introductory lecture courses: lessons from an implementation pilot ORAL SESSION
Monday 1:30pm Weeks Geo: 140

Christopher Berg, Orange Coast College

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This presentation will discuss the benefits, challenges, and student responses to a pilot attempt to replace significant portions of the existing coursework with InTeGrate modules in one section of a large lecture ...
Integrating Sustainability: Adapting InTeGrate Modules for Sustainability Pathway courses to Engage Students in Societal Issues at CSU, Chico ORAL SESSION
Monday 1:45pm Weeks Geo: 140

Rachel Teasdale, California State University-Chico
Colleen Hatfield, California State University-Chico
Bruce Grelle, American Geophysical Union
Janine Stone, California State University-Chico
Eric Willard, California State University-Chico
Lee Altier, California State University-Chico
Don Hankins, California State University-Chico
Philip Clements, California State University-Chico

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The Integrate Sustainability project at CSU, Chico is a collective effort of eight faculty to incorporate InTeGrate curriculum in lower and upper division courses in a GE Pathway focused on Sustainability. Online ...
Adapting geoscience materials for introductory biology courses using the Faculty Mentoring Network ORAL SESSION
Monday 2:00pm Weeks Geo: 140

Jennifer Hanselman, Westfield State University
Hannah Scherer, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ
Sam Donovan, University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown
Alison Hale, University of Pittsburgh-Main Campus

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InTeGrate and the Quantitative Undergraduate Biology Education and Synthesis (QUBES) project have partnered to support the adaptation of these geoscience modules into introductory biology courses. The modules all ...
Mapping The Environment With Sensory Perception: An Interdisciplinary Module For Examining Environmental Contamination And Impact ORAL SESSION
Monday 2:15pm Weeks Geo: 140

Michael Phillips, Illinois Valley Community College
Lisa Phillips, Illinois State University
Kate Darby, Western Washington University

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Fully understanding and characterizing environmental problems requires an interdisciplinary approach that draws from a variety of fields. The initial affect of contamination is most often noted when people detect ...
How to use problem-based learning to catalyze student engagement in classes that explore exoplanets, habitability, or astrobiology ORAL SESSION
Monday 2:45pm Weeks Geo: 140

Ronald Daly, Brown University
Stephanie Bouchey, Brown University

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Problem-based learning (PBL) is an active, student-centered pedagogy wherein students learn by tackling a complex, real-world problem. PBL is proven to cultivate more than content knowledge: it improves ...
The Mission (Geo)Impossible Scavenger Hunt: Inclusive, Infuriating, Exhilarating ORAL SESSION
Monday 3:00pm Weeks Geo: 140

Karla Panchuk, University of Saskatchewan/ St. Peter's College

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In an introductory physical geology course for STEM and non-STEM majors, it can be a challenge to engage students who don't have a science background. If these students feel they don't belong, they can ...
A collective map project for GEO 120: Geology of the US National Parks ORAL SESSION
Monday 3:15pm Weeks Geo: 140

Beth Laliberte, University of Rhode Island

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Geology of the United States National Parks (GEO 120) is an introductory Geology class principally for non-science majors. The student population ranges from freshman to seniors and have a wide variety of majors. A ...
Water Sustainability on Campus – Opportunities for Education, Facilities Management, and (Gasp!) Saving Money ORAL SESSION
Monday 3:30pm Weeks Geo: 140

Scott Brande, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Julie G. Price, University of Alabama at Birmingham

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UAB's Red Mountain Project, modeled on The Piedmont Project of Emory University, provides grant support to faculty for enhancing existing courses or creating new courses with sustainability themes. Our ...
Implementing a Major Physical Geology Course Revision with InTeGrate Modules POSTER SESSION
Tuesday 4:30pm-5:30pm Red Gym

Elizabeth Nagy-Shadman, Pasadena City College

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An introductory physical geology class at a two-year college has been significantly revised during Spring 2016 by replacing about 50% of the laboratory activities with newly developed InTeGrate activities. By ...
The Rewards and Challenges of Encouraging Instructors to Adopt InTeGrate Materials POSTER SESSION
Tuesday 4:30pm-5:30pm Red Gym

Diane Doser, University of Texas at El Paso

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During the 2015-2016 academic year we began a series of workshops to introduce instructors at El Paso Community College (EPCC) and the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) to InTeGrate materials. The workshops ...
Adapting InTeGrate Modules to the High School and College Classroom WORKSHOP
Thursday, Friday 8:30am-11:30am Weeks Geo: 235

Elizabeth Nagy-Shadman, Pasadena City College
David Thesenga, Alexander Dawson School

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Participants will be introduced to InTeGrate modular materials developed to support geoscience literacy in introductory college courses. This workshop will discuss how to use these resources to address the ...