Theme: Synthesis/Review

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

Building a National Collaborative for Food, Energy, and Water Education (NC-FEW): Insights from a National Conference POSTER SESSION
Wednesday 4:30pm-5:45pm Beren Auditorium

Cory Forbes, University of Nebraska at Lincoln
Hannah Scherer, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ
Hui-Hui Wang, Purdue University-Main Campus
Nicole Sintov, Ohio State University-Main Campus
Christine Li, University of Missouri-Columbia
Kelly Millenbah, Michigan State University

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Institutions of higher education must take a leading role in preparing all global citizens for the food, energy, and water (FEW) challenges of today and tomorrow. The Food-Energy-Water Nexus concept has emerged as ...
NAGT's Journal of Geoscience Education: A history and a look to the future POSTER SESSION
Wednesday 4:30pm-5:45pm Beren Auditorium

Anne Egger, Central Washington University

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The Journal of Geoscience Education (JGE) of the National Association of Geoscience Teachers (NAGT) has been published since 1951. Over its 68-year history, JGE has had twelve editors, several publishers, and two ...
Weaving New Threads into the Geoscience Community of Practice: Insights from Lightning Interviews at the EER 2015, 2016 and 2017 POSTER SESSION
Wednesday 4:30pm-5:45pm Beren Auditorium

Kim Kastens, Columbia University in the City of New York

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One goal of the Earth Educators' Rendezvous is to strengthen the Geo-Ed community of practice. A CoP is a group of people who share a passion for something they do, and build capacity for this practice ...
National Survey of Geoscience Teaching Practices 2016: Current Trends in Geoscience Instruction of Scientific Modeling and Systems Thinking ORAL SESSION
Thursday 2:45pm Ritchie Hall: 366

Diane Lally, University of Nebraska at Lincoln
Cory Forbes, University of Nebraska at Lincoln
karen mcneal, Auburn University Main Campus

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Nationwide, there is a growing emphasis on effective undergraduate geoscience education. A central element of geoscience teaching and learning involves scientific modeling and systems thinking (SMST). While ...