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Theme: Synthesis/Review

The programming listed below seeks to address the theme Synthesis/Review.

Transforming Earth Education - A Look Backward and Forward PLENARY TALK
Tuesday 4:30pm-5:45pm Student Union: Ballroom C

Cathy Manduca, Carleton College

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It has been 20 years since the publication of Shaping the Future of Undergraduate Earth Science Education, calling for an integrated approach to learning about the Earth system aimed at creating a scientifically ...
Conceptual Frameworks of Earth Systems: A Synthesis of Literature Addressing Student Learning of Complex Earth Systems ORAL SESSION
Wednesday 1:45pm Northrop Hall: 340

Hannah Scherer, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ
Lauren Holder, Texas A & M University
Bruce Herbert, Texas A & M University

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The importance of an earth systems approach to education has been well documented for K-12 science education, geoscience literacy, and geoscience workforce expertise. Inherent in this approach is the idea of ...
Re-conceptualizing the Scientific Inquiry Geoscience Education Literature in Context of the K-12 Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) Practices ORAL SESSION
Wednesday 2:45pm Northrop Hall: 340

Nancy Price, Portland State University

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Aspects of science practice as related to inquiry have been included in the discussions of K-12 education from the earliest stages of standards development. However, only recently with the development of the Next ...
Student Learning of Complex Earth Systems: A Model to Guide Development of Student Expertise in Problem Solving POSTER SESSION
Wednesday 4:30pm-5:45pm Student Union: Ballroom B

Lauren Holder, Texas A & M University
Hannah Scherer, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ
Bruce Herbert, Texas A & M University

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Engaging students in authentic problem solving concerning environmental issues in near surface complex earth systems involves both developing student conceptualization of the earth as a system and applying that ...
Addressing student readiness for data-intensive science — takeaways from other disciplines' efforts and prospects for the earth sciences POSTER SESSION
Wednesday 4:30pm-5:45pm Student Union: Ballroom B

Mariana Güereque, University of Texas at El Paso
Deana Pennington, University of Texas at El Paso
Suzanne Pierce, The University of Texas at Austin

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The current research landscape has seen an undeniable increase in data-intensive science, consistent with the impact of "big data" in every corner of our society. Within this arena, high volume, ...
Are we testing what we think is important? An historical, exploratory analysis of the New York Regents Exam in Earth science ORAL SESSION
Thursday 3:15pm Northrop Hall: 340

Anne Egger, Central Washington University
Michael Alvernaz, Central Washington University
Ryan Carrington, Central Washington University
Anthony Perez, Central Washington University

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Over the last decade, communities of scientists came together to develop the literacy documents in climate, oceans, atmospheric science, and Earth science. These documents outline what every citizen should know to ...
Teaching Sustainability through Global Web-Based Competitions POSTER SESSION
Friday 3:00pm-4:00pm Student Union: Ballroom B

Ana Vanoye, Tecnologico de Monterrey

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The causes and consequences of climate change and environmental degradation have not been fully understood by a large sector of the population, resulting in a reluctance to perform mitigation actions. One possible ...
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

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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 ...
For Higher Ed portal to Resources Supporting Change from Individual to Program scales POSTER SESSION
Friday 3:00pm-4:00pm Student Union: Ballroom B

Cailin Orr, Carleton College
John McDaris, Carleton College
Cathy Manduca, Carleton College

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Making and supporting changes in higher education at multiple scales presents challenges that are shared broadly by individuals and programs across institution types. It is important that we, as agents of change, ...
The Building Strong Geoscience Departments Traveling Workshop Program: A Retrospective POSTER SESSION
Friday 3:00pm-4:00pm Student Union: Ballroom B

Dallas D. Rhodes, Humboldt State University
Diane Doser, University of Texas at El Paso

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The Traveling Workshop Program was initiated in 2009 with a modular structure design that that allowed participants to build a workshop around topics such as Assessment, Curricular Design, Preparing Your Students ...