Theme: Implementing InTeGrate

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

Developing (or Modifying) an Introductory Geoscience Course Using InTeGrate Modules WORKSHOP
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 8:30am-11:30am Student Union: Ballroom C

David McConnell, North Carolina State University

Show Abstract »

Research in STEM disciplines has revealed a suite of empirically validated instructional practices that can contribute to improvements in student learning and a reduction in attrition. This workshop will introduce ...
Connecting Science to Issues of Sustainability and Environmental Justice WORKSHOP
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 8:30am-11:30am Student Union: Acoma A and B

Joshua Villalobos, El Paso Community College

Show Abstract »

As natural resources become more scarce, an increasing percentage of the world's underprivileged population is facing issues of inequality and abuse in the distribution, and use, of these commodities. This ...
Addressing Water Resources and Sustainability in Upper Level Courses AFTERNOON MINI WORKSHOP
Monday 1:30pm-4:00pm Student Union: Mirage/Thunderbird

Gigi Richard, Fort Lewis College

Show Abstract »

This workshop will provide an opportunity for participants to discuss, develop, and share ideas on addressing water resources and sustainability in undergraduate courses. Participants will be introduced to water ...
Lessons from the InTeGrate Implementation Teams: Synthesizing Real-World Experience ORAL SESSION
Monday 2:00pm Northrop Hall: 340

John McDaris, Carleton College
Cailin Orr, Carleton College

Show Abstract »

The InTeGrate project supports the teaching of geoscience in the context of societal issues both within geoscience courses and across the undergraduate curriculum. The work of InTeGrate has included supporting 16 ...
The impact of course-wide adoption of InTeGrate teaching materials on the instructional beliefs and practices of geoscience instructors ORAL SESSION
Monday 2:15pm Northrop Hall: 116

Charles Czajka, North Carolina State University
David McConnell, North Carolina State University

Show Abstract »

A primary goal of the InTeGrate project is to create student-centered teaching curricula that will improve the geoscience literacy of undergraduate students by teaching the geosciences in the context of societal ...
Getting (and Keeping) Northern Colorado Students in the Door: Broadening Participation by Attracting and Supporting All Students ORAL SESSION
Monday 2:45pm Northrop Hall: 340

William Hoyt, University of Northern Colorado
Byron Straw, University of Northern Colorado
Cindy Shellito, University of Northern Colorado
Julie Sexton, University of Colorado at Boulder
Steven Anderson, University of Northern Colorado
Graham Baird, University of Northern Colorado

Show Abstract »

Strategies to broaden participation in geosciences are varied. Many in the geosciences know we can do a better job, but how? The InTeGrate implementation program at the University of Northern Colorado (UNCo) ...
An Integrate Modules Derived Geoscience Course: A Working Model Review ORAL SESSION
Monday 3:30pm Northrop Hall: 116

Rob Rohrbaugh, El Paso Community College

Show Abstract »

The vast selection of material available with current Integrate learning modules provides an opportunity to evolve select courses into an applied and/or site-based learning format with ready-to-use materials. This ...
Using InTeGrate Materials in Large Introductory Environmental Science Courses ORAL SESSION
Wednesday 1:30pm Northrop Hall: 116

Diane Doser, University of Texas at El Paso

Show Abstract »

Every fall semester from 2012-2016 I taught a large section (120-130 students) of "Introduction to Environmental Science". Over 90% of students in the course were non-science majors, over 80% were ...
The Wicked Problem of Food Security: Modules that Promote Interdisciplinary and Systems Thinking Using AGO ORAL SESSION
Wednesday 2:00pm Northrop Hall: 116

Amy Potter, Armstrong State University
Rebecca Boger, CUNY Brooklyn College
Russanne Low, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies

Show Abstract »

Over the next several decades, food security will continue to be one of the most pressing issues facing our planet. With this in mind, three professors from different disciplinary backgrounds, cultural geography, ...
Developing Research Based Laboratories for Introductory Physical and Historical Geology POSTER SESSION
Wednesday 4:30pm-5:45pm Student Union: Ballroom B

Jose Cervantes, University of Texas at El Paso
Diane Doser, University of Texas at El Paso

Show Abstract »

In 2014, a 5 year grant from Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) was awarded to The University of Texas at El Paso to create research based labs in introductory courses in the College of Science. In the ...
Improving Geoscience Career Awareness for Urban Undergraduates POSTER SESSION
Wednesday 4:30pm-5:45pm Student Union: Ballroom B

Stefany Sit, University of Illinois at Chicago
Ben Alsip, University of Illinois at Chicago
Danielle Petkunas, University of Illinois at Chicago
Jenny Bueno, University of Illinois at Chicago
Kathryn Nagy, University of Illinois at Chicago

Show Abstract »

As the demand for talented geoscientists continues to grow, there is a pressing need to attract talented young scientists from all ethnic, cultural, and racial backgrounds. Urban centers can potentially serve as a ...
Neutralizing the Politicization of Climate Science and Energy Policy WORKSHOP
Thursday, Friday 8:30am-11:30am Northrop Hall: 340

Callan Bentley, Northern Virginia Community College

Show Abstract »

Participants in this session will work together to improve their teaching of climate science in a world of unprecedented politicization of that topic. Themes to be emphasized include rhetoric (the recognition and ...
Teaching about Food as the Foundation for Healthy Communities AFTERNOON MINI WORKSHOP
Thursday 1:30pm-4:00pm Student Union: Fiesta A and B

John Warford, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

Show Abstract »

The movement towards sustainable communities has brought into focus the centrality of food in our everyday lives and its myriad social, economic and environmental connections. 'Food as the Foundation for ...
Creating Inclusive and Engaging Science Classrooms: Faculty Development is Key ORAL SESSION
Thursday 1:45pm Northrop Hall: 340

Shane Spivey, Red Rocks Community College
Barbra Sobhani, Red Rocks Community College

Show Abstract »

Community college science departments have a unique opportunity to approach faculty development in an interdisciplinary manner. A challenge to moving the department forward as whole is the number of foundational ...
Assessing Impact of InTeGrate Materials in an Introductory Environmental Science Course ORAL SESSION
Thursday 3:00pm Northrop Hall: 340

Tara Holmberg, Northwestern Connecticut Community College

Show Abstract »

Using InTeGrate modules in an Introduction to Environmental Science course since the spring of 2016, gains in student achievement in objectives related to soils, agriculture, mining, climate change, among others ...
Using InTegrate Materials to Strengthen Geosciences Across the Curriculum ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION
Friday 1:30pm-2:45pm Student Union: Mirage/Thunderbird

Richard D. Schulterbrandt Gragg III, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

Show Abstract »

This session will explore the use of InTeGrate curriculum materials and faculty development workshops to strengthen infusion of Earth literacy throughout the curriculum. The value of culturally competent materials ...
Assisting Non-geoscience Students to Understand Environmental/Sustainability Issues through Scientific Writing Classes POSTER SESSION
Friday 3:00pm-4:00pm Student Union: Ballroom B

Byron Straw, University of Northern Colorado

Show Abstract »

At many colleges and universities, students wishing to graduate with a science degree are required to take a course in scientific writing. Traditionally, these classes required students to choose a topic in the ...
Supplementing InTeGrate Earth Science Modules with American Meteorological Society (AMS) and Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) Educational Content POSTER SESSION
Friday 3:00pm-4:00pm Student Union: Ballroom B

David Padgett, Tennessee State University

Show Abstract »

The American Meteorological Society (AMS) Weather Studies and Climate Studies programs have been institutionalized at Tennessee State University (TSU) since fall 2005. The interactive AMS learning materials are ...
Curriculum Materials and Approaches to Prepare Students for an Interdisciplinary Future POSTER SESSION
Friday 3:00pm-4:00pm Student Union: Ballroom B

Dave Gosselin, University of Nebraska at Lincoln
Anne Egger, Central Washington University
John Taber, IRIS Consortium

Show Abstract »

A primary goal of the InTeGrate project was to increase the incorporation of geoscience concepts into the teaching about current grand, Earth-related, societal challenges. The materials produced from this project ...
Adapting the InTeGrate "Natural Hazards and Risks: Hurricanes" module in the wake of Hurricane Matthew POSTER SESSION
Friday 3:00pm-4:00pm Student Union: Ballroom B

Daren Nelson, University of North Carolina at Pembroke

Show Abstract »

In the fall of 2016 the impacts of Hurricane Matthew caused over 22 deaths and estimates of over $1.5 billion in damage in North Carolina. The University of North Carolina at Pembroke was evacuated and closed and ...
Adapting InTeGrate for the Large Lecture Classroom: Impacts on Engagement and Student Performance POSTER SESSION
Friday 3:00pm-4:00pm Student Union: Ballroom B

Christopher Berg, Orange Coast College

Show Abstract »

The InTeGrate project seeks to incorporate concepts of sustainability and societal issues into the geoscience classroom using inquiry-based, active-learning approaches. A multi-institution study is documenting the ...
Ambitious Redesign of an Introductory Physical Geology Course at a Two-Year-College POSTER SESSION
Friday 3:00pm-4:00pm Student Union: Ballroom B

Elizabeth Nagy-Shadman, Pasadena City College

Show Abstract »

Every year the Geology Department at Pasadena City College (PCC) offers ~15 sections of Physical Geology (lecture/lab combinations) taught by 8-10 full-time, part-time, and adjunct faculty with minor consistency ...
Using Design Patterns as a Strategy for Capturing Generalizable Knowledge from Educational Interventions POSTER SESSION
Friday 3:00pm-4:00pm Student Union: Ballroom B

Kim Kastens, Columbia University in the City of New York
Cailin Orr, Carleton College

Show Abstract »

A design pattern is a reusable solution to a problem that recurs repeatedly as people try to navigate through life. The concept began in architecture and has spread to many other fields. We think that the design ...
Enhancing the cross-disciplinary inclusion of geoscience materials using a Faculty Mentoring Network POSTER SESSION
Friday 3:00pm-4:00pm Student Union: Ballroom B

Jennifer Hanselman, Westfield State University
Tara Holmberg, Northwestern Connecticut Community College
Gaby Hamerlink, Northwestern Connecticut Community College

Show Abstract »

InTeGrate and the Quantitative Undergraduate Biology Education and Synthesis (QUBES) project partnered to support the adaptation of InTeGrate modules across disciplines. Beginning in 2016, QUBES project partnered ...
Implementing InTeGrate Critical Zone Science materials in an undergraduate geoscience curriculum POSTER SESSION
Friday 3:00pm-4:00pm Student Union: Ballroom B

Ashlee Dere, University of Nebraska at Omaha
Tim White, Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus
Adam Wymore, University of New Hampshire-Main Campus
Adam Hoffman, University of Dubuque
James Washburne, The University of Arizona
Martha Conklin, University of California-Merced
Robert Shuster, University of Nebraska at Omaha

Show Abstract »

The InTeGrate course "Introduction to the Critical Zone Science" was developed by an interdisciplinary team from a variety of institutions to introduce and examine the life-sustaining services and ...
A View of InTeGrate Materials through the Lens of a Community College Student Tutor POSTER SESSION
Friday 3:00pm-4:00pm Student Union: Ballroom B

Luke Baker, El Paso Community College

Show Abstract »

In the fall 2016 semester I served as a tutor and laboratory assistant for El Paso Community College professor Russell Smith who used units 1-4 of the "Living on the Edge" InTeGrate module for ...
Appreciative Inquiry as an Approach to Transformational Service Learning to Promote Sustainable Development in the Missouri Ozarks through Adoption and Adaption of the InTeGrate Project's Module "Interactions between Water, Earth's Surface, and Human Acti POSTER SESSION
Friday 3:00pm-4:00pm Student Union: Ballroom B

Michelle Fisher, Three Rivers Community College

Show Abstract »

Sustainability is the capacity of meeting the needs of the present without diminishing opportunities for the future of humanity. Can higher education offer learning approaches to transform students to serve as ...