Theme: Online Education

The programming listed below seeks to address the topic of Online Education.

Lessons learned from OnRamps Earth Wind and Fire, a dual-enrollment geoscience course ORAL SESSION
Monday 3:15pm TSU - Humphries: 203

Joel Johnson, The University of Texas at Austin
Alison Mote, The University of Texas at Austin
Bryce Henderson, The University of Texas at Austin
Enrique Reyes, Akins High School
Jennifer Porter, The University of Texas at Austin

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The proportion of Hispanic U.S. geoscientists lags far behind the proportion of Hispanic U.S. citizens. Students from underrepresented minority (URM) groups may not be attracted to geosciences for many reasons, ...
Enhancing Weather, Ocean, and Climate Science Literacy by Leveraging the American Meteorological Society-Cal U DataStreme Partnership ORAL SESSION
Monday 3:30pm TSU - Humphries: 203

Chad Kauffman, California University of Pennsylvania
Wendy Abshire, American Meteorological Society
Liz Baugher, American Meteorological Society
Abigail Stimach, American Meteorological Society
Elizabeth Mills, American Meteorological Society
Elizabeth Day-Miller, BridgeWater Education Consulting

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For more than 25 years, the American Meteorological Society (AMS) Education Program has been enhancing K-12 Geoscience teacher preparation and practice, and ultimately student learning through the DataStreme ...
Near to Us or Seemingly Far from You: South Padre Island as an Important Global Setting SHARE-A-THON
Tuesday 1:30pm-2:40pm

Wendi Williams, South Texas College
Ahyde Martinez, Texas A & M University
Alexia Frayre, South Texas College

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Our curriculum team of community college students and myself will share activities developed to bring a better understanding of "sense of place" related to South Padre Island geo-ecosystems. One of the ...
Techniques Used to Create High Resolution Virtual Models of Geologic Specimens Using Photgrammetry SHARE-A-THON
Tuesday 1:30pm-2:40pm

Ryan Hollister, Turlock Unified School District

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Virtual 3D geologic models created using photogrammetry are an extremely useful tool that can increase student access to hand samples and outcrops. A small community of geoscientists, teachers and students have ...
Physical Geology Lab Resource Online –Mineral Identification TEACHING DEMONSTRATION
Tuesday 3:10pm-3:30pm TSU - Humphries: 221

Scott Brande, University of Alabama at Birmingham

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Digital media of minerals and rocks are increasingly available in online environments. However, the mere availability of these resources does not address a number of critical pedagogical issues: Are the resources ...
An on-line "Rare Earth Elements and Sustainability" module for introductory university geoscience courses POSTER SESSION
Wednesday 4:30pm-5:45pm TSU - Humphries: 118

Mark Abolins, earthsiteAGS.com

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The on-line "Rare Earth Elements and Sustainability" module is designed for use in introductory university environmental science, sustainability, earth science, and physical geography courses. The module ...
LibreTexts: A Community Platform for Adopting and Creating Geoscience OER POSTER SESSION
Wednesday 4:30pm-5:45pm TSU - Humphries: 118

Joshua Halpern, LibreTexts

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LibreTexts is a growing community of faculty at over 100 institutions ranging from research centered to community colleges developing teaching materials across the curriculum including the geosciences. LibreTexts ...
A Narrative Approach to Building Computational Capacity in Professional Masters Students POSTER SESSION
Wednesday 4:30pm-5:45pm TSU - Humphries: 118

Karen Smith, University of Toronto Scarborough
Conor Anderson, University of Toronto

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The goal of a professional Masters program is to help students rapidly transition from undergraduate learners to work-ready professionals. This presents a unique challenge for instructors to balance conceptual ...
Integrate Ocean Observing Initiative (OOI) Data into Research and Teaching: Results from Workshops for Early Career Scientists POSTER SESSION
Wednesday 4:30pm-5:45pm TSU - Humphries: 118

Janice McDonnell, Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Ellen Altermatt, Carleton College
Sage Lichtenwalner, Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Scott Glenn, Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Michael Crowley, Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Lianna Vaccari, Consortium for Ocean Leadership

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Funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), the Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) has constructed the observational and computational infrastructure needed to provide sustained measurements of complex ...
Techniques Used to Create High Resolution Virtual Models of Geologic Specimens Using Photgrammetry ORAL SESSION
Thursday 1:30pm TSU - Humphries: 203

Ryan Hollister, Turlock Unified School District

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Virtual 3D geologic models created using photogrammetry are an extremely useful tool that can increase student access to hand samples and outcrops. A small community of geoscientists, teachers and students have ...
Developing a Perpetual Course Model ORAL SESSION
Thursday 2:00pm TSU - Humphries: 203

Mary Armour, York university canada
Michelle Senagara, York University Toronto Canada

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Online courses allow greater flexibility for students in how courses are delivered. This is a major reason students take these courses. Presented here are the first year instructor experience and student feedback ...
Exploring Earth's Atmosphere and Oceans Using the Fluid Earth Viewer POSTER SESSION
Friday 3:00pm-4:00pm TSU - Humphries: 118

Jason Cervenec, Ohio State University-Main Campus
Aaron Wilson, Ohio State University-Main Campus

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Using open-source code and publicly available atmospheric and ocean model data sets, a team at The Ohio State University created the Fluid Earth Viewer (FEV), an interactive, intuitive, and visually appealing web ...