Theme: Program Design

The programming listed below seeks to address the topic of Program Design.

Best Practices for Implementing Dual Enrollment Programs AFTERNOON MINI WORKSHOP
Monday 12-2:30pm PT / 1-3:30pm MT / 2-4:30pm CT / 3-5:30pm ET Online

Joel Johnson, The University of Texas at Austin
Kathy Ellins, The University of Texas at Austin
Alison Mote

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Dual enrollment college courses for high school students have great potential to expand geoscience education, to ease students into college rigor and improve college outcomes, and to attract students from ...
Toward an undergraduate certificate program in natural hazards planning and mitigation POSTER SESSION
Wednesday 12:00-12:30pm PT / 1:00-1:30pm MT / 2:00-2:30pm CT / 3:00-3:30pm ET Online

Steven Semken, Arizona State University at the Tempe Campus
Heather Fischer, Oregon State University
Elizabeth Wentz, Arizona State University at the Tempe Campus
Patricia Gober, Arizona State University at the Tempe Campus

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Natural hazards pose risks to people, institutions, and infrastructure. These risks are rendered more extreme, more complex, and more challenging to manage by global climate change. Recent extreme events including ...
So what does a degree in geology actually mean? A review of commonly required courses POSTER SESSION
Wednesday 12:00-1:00pm PT / 1:00-2:00pm MT / 2:00-3:00pm CT / 3:00-4:00pm ET Online

Annie Klyce, University of South Carolina-Columbia
Katherine Ryker, University of South Carolina-Columbia

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Unlike other fields such as chemistry (ACS, 2019), engineering, physics (ABET, 2019) and biology (ASBMB, 2019), the geosciences have no greater accrediting body. In terms of the classes that are required, there is ...
Community College: Academic Rigor in Online Earth Science Courses vs Traditional Classroom Formats POSTER SESSION
Wednesday 12-2:30pm PT / 1-3:30pm MT / 2-4:30pm CT / 3-5:30pm ET Online

Dr. Marico Bryant-Howe, University of Arkansas - Pulaski Technical College
Katina White, Forest Heights Middle school
CONSTANCE MEADORS, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

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Maintaining rigor across modalities is important at the University of Arkansas - Pulaski Technical College (UA-PTC) because our goal is to deliver a high-quality educational experience regardless of the method of ...
The nature of undergraduate field learning experiences: A framework to guide program design and research POSTER SESSION
Wednesday 12:00-2:00pm PT / 1:00-3:00pm MT / 2:00-4:00pm CT / 3:00-5:00pm ET Online

Kari O'Connell, Oregon State University
Kelly Hoke, Oregon State University
Michael Giamellaro, Oregon State University-Cascades Campus
Alan Berkowitz, Cary Institute

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Undergraduate field learning experiences have a rich history of preparing students for careers in the earth sciences and other field-based sciences, yet what constitutes an effective field experience is not ...
A Retrospective Study of Geoscience Early Career Workshop Participants: Understanding the Lasting Influences on Faculty Professional Lives ORAL SESSION
Wednesday 12:50 PT / 1:50 MT / 2:50 CT / 3:50 ET Online

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

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We investigated the influence of The NAGT Workshop for Early Career Geoscience Faculty: Teaching, Research, and Managing One's Career on past participants through a retrospective interview and survey study. ...
Communicating Beyond Visuals: Materials to Support Blind and Visually-Impaired Students in an Introductory Geology Course SHARE-A-THON
Wednesday 1:30-2:30pm PT / 2:30-3:30pm MT / 3:30-4:30pm CT / 4:30-5:30pm ET Online

Annie Klyce, University of South Carolina-Columbia
Katherine Ryker, University of South Carolina-Columbia

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An introductory geology course can be daunting to students even with full use of their eyes, but students who are blind or visually-impaired experience a new world of challenges. Common, visual-based tasks include ...
Analyzing pedagogical practices in Geoscience Programs POSTER SESSION
Wednesday 1:30-2:00pm PT / 2:30-3:00pm MT / 3:30-4:00pm CT / 4:30-5:00pm ET Online

Denise Bacci, Universidade de Sao Paulo

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The present research addressed the theoretical references of pedagogy and geosciences education, analyzing teacher´s practices in five undergraduate programs in two São Paulo State universities in Brazil. It ...
Teaching experimental design in a sophomore-level lab class ORAL SESSION
Wednesday 2:15 PT / 3:15 MT / 4:15 CT / 5:15 ET Online

Allison Luengen, University of San Francisco
Amalia Kokkinaki, University of San Francisco

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Air and Water lecture and lab is a required second-year course in our environmental science undergraduate degree. The course is an introductory environmental chemistry course. To revamp the labs, we asked, ...
Theories of Change and Logic Models AFTERNOON MINI WORKSHOP
Thursday 1:30-4:00pm PT / 2:30-5:00pm MT / 3:30-6:00pm CT / 4:30-7:00pm ET Online

Ellen Iverson, Carleton College

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Increasingly theories of change are expected to be a central component articulated within education research grant proposals and manuscripts. At the end of this short workshop, participants will be able to ...