Theme: Implementing InTeGrate

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

Adapting InTeGrate Modules to Online Courses ORAL SESSION
Monday 2:00pm Ritchie Hall: 366

Tara Holmberg, Northwestern Connecticut Community College

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Using InTeGrate modules in multiple onground and hybrid courses since Spring 2016, gains in student achievement in objectives related to soils, agriculture, mining, climate change, among others have been ...
Utilizing InTeGrate's "Systems Thinking" across multiple student audiences ORAL SESSION
Monday 2:15pm Ritchie Hall: 366

Jessica Martin, University of Providence

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Thinking about the natural world in terms of functional systems is a key approach across the physical and biological sciences. At the University of Providence, a small private Catholic university in central ...
Aligning active learning teaching with active learning assessment: More accurate measures of student learning and mitigating the achievement gap ORAL SESSION
Monday 3:00pm Ritchie Hall: 366

Hannah Aird, California State University-Chico
Rachel Teasdale, California State University-Chico

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The degree to which student learning experiences and course assessments are both activity-based has a big impact on student performance in introductory geoscience courses newly revised at California State ...
Supporting Interdisciplinary Teaching about the Earth for a Sustainable Future through the InTeGrate Project POSTER SESSION
Wednesday 4:30pm-5:45pm Beren Auditorium

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

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InTeGrate supports teaching about Earth in the context of sustainability across the curriculum through curricula development and strengthening programs to increase undergraduate students' Earth literacy and ...
Data-rich societally-situated undergraduate teaching resources and instructor professional development for geoscience classrooms and field courses POSTER SESSION
Wednesday 4:30pm-5:45pm Beren Auditorium

Beth Pratt-Sitaula, UNAVCO
Donna Charlevoix, UNAVCO
Becca Walker, Mt. San Antonio College
Bruce Douglas, Indiana University-Bloomington
Benjamin Crosby, Idaho State University
Meghan Miller, UNAVCO

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The NSF-funded GEodesy Tools for Societal Issues (GETSI) project is developing teaching resources and instructor professional development opportunities that emphasize a broad range of geodetic methods and data ...
Measuring the Reach and Influence of InTeGrate Materials on Faculty Teaching Practices POSTER SESSION
Wednesday 4:30pm-5:45pm Beren Auditorium

Kristin O'Connell, Carleton College
Ellen Iverson, Carleton College
Kathryn Sheriff, Carleton College

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InTeGrate, Interdisciplinary Teaching about Earth for a Sustainable Future, aims to dramatically increase Earth literacy for undergraduate students to better prepare them to address complex societal challenges. To ...
Supporting a Sustainable Future through Geoscience Integration in Non-Geoscience Courses POSTER SESSION
Wednesday 4:30pm-5:45pm Beren Auditorium

Michelle Fisher, Three Rivers Community College
Tara Holmberg, Northwestern Connecticut Community College
Jennifer Hanselman, Westfield State University
Deborah Rook, University of Wisconsin-Madison

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InTeGrate and the Quantitative Undergraduate Biology Education and Synthesis (QUBES) project partnered to support the adaptation of InTeGrate modules across multiple disciplines. The QUBES project partnered with ...
Introduction to Course Design Using InTeGrate Materials WORKSHOP
Thursday, Friday 8:30am-11:30am Lindley: 307

Tara Holmberg, Northwestern Connecticut Community College

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Participants will explore InTeGrate Modules as they develop or redesign their course, using principles of backward design and best practices. Educators will work together to develop their materials and leave with a ...
Advancing the Perception and Adoption of Geosciences in a New Era AFTERNOON MINI WORKSHOP
Thursday 1:30pm-4:00pm Lindley: 123

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

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This "shopwork" is designed to generate creative thinking and innovative strategies for increasing exposure to Geoscience opportunities. A rebuilding of the public appreciation for Geoscience is possible ...
Absorption and Reflection of Solar Energy TEACHING DEMONSTRATION
Friday 1:30pm-1:50pm Ritchie Hall: 366

Peggy McNeal, Towson University

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As part of an overall lesson on Earth's energy budget, the objective of this inquiry activity is for students to describe how surface material type and color affect absorption and reflection of solar energy. ...
Beyond Sustainability: The Anthropocene as a paradigm for thinking about the Earth Across Disciplines
Friday 2:30pm-2:50pm Ritchie Hall: 366

Gary Gomby, Central Connecticut State University

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The Anthropocene has been defined as the period during which humans have become a global geophysical force. The concept of the Anthropocene can be expanded beyond this "narrow" definition to a more ...
Working with and across networks to support institutional change. POSTER SESSION
Friday 3:00pm-4:00pm Beren Auditorium

Cailin Orr, Carleton College
John McDaris, Carleton College

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An advantage of multi-institutional networks of people working towards common goals is being able to draw from experiences across the networks and to share experience and successful practices from a variety of ...